The £323 million ($419 million) sale of the Pinewood Group, whose studios have been home to the James Bond franchise and the most recent “Star Wars” movies, is moving ahead. Private equity fund PW…
U.K.-based production facilities company Pinewood Group, whose studios have housed blockbuster movies like "Spectre" and "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," has received a takeover bid from Venus Grafton…
Big changes are afoot in Chile. Cash rebates of up to 20%-40% may launch before the year's end. Ongoing talks with economic authorities are now "in an interesting phase," says the Chile Film…
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Diversified agency APA, which represents both talent and production, has expanded its footprint with the launch of a new office in London, and simultaneously announced the representation of the…
Lantica Media CEO Antonio Gennari and AG Studios' Alex Garcia have inked an exclusive landmark deal to establish an animation studio in the Dominican Republic in association with Anima Estudios, the…
Baltasar Kormakur's "Everest," which opens Sept. 25, is a fact-based account of two 1996 expeditions that faced the immense physical dangers of climbing the iconic peak — their difficulties…
Indomina Media International and Comerica Bank have closed a $26 million revolving production loan to finance Indomina’s slate of feature films. Most of the films will be shot in the Dominican…
Want to be in the upcoming “Star Wars: Episode VII,” but can’t make it to one of the casting calls? No problem. Disney has posted an open casting notice calling for video submissions to cast…
Pinewood has partnered with Sony, which opened its Digital Motion Picture Center at the studio's headquarters near London. The unit will provide hands-on training for cinematographers and other crew…
While Hollywood continues to feel withdrawal pains from the production exodus, the U.K. is thriving, thanks to a mix of tax incentives and high-quality crews.
When director J.J. Abrams yells "Action!" on the first new "Star Wars" film in almost a decade, it will be on a location or soundstage far, far from Abrams' home base of Los Angeles.