Innovative ways of channeling coin have boosted island production
Aggressive incentives plan provides support for crew and stars alike
Diverse cultures, languages and landscapes vie for a piece of the global production biz.
Puerto Rico's private and public film sectors have banded together to create a united, one-stop shop to promote local and international productions on the island, which they are launching at the AFM.
In FilmDistrict's "The Rum Diary," Puerto Rico gets a rare opportunity to play its (Eisenhower-era) self, showing off its pristine blue-water beaches, steamy tropical jungles, luxury hotels and…
Despite having sent 11 pics for foreign-language film Oscar consideration since 1986, Puerto Rico has been shut out of the race this year because of its status as a U.S. protectorate. However, the…
Just as Michigan and New Mexico are proposing to slash their film incentives, Puerto Rico has wildly revamped its program to offer some of the U.S.' most generous tax rebates.
Puerto Rico is sending Rafi Mercado's directorial debut "Miente" (Lie) to vie for a nomination in Oscar's foreign language category.
Univision brass must have thought that compared to running the top Spanish-language net in the States, programming a pair of Puerto Rican stations would be a cakewalk.
Puerto Rico is going after co-productions in a big way with tax breaks and a new $ 10 million film fund to encourage foreign film producers to shoot on the island.
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Hercules2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Paramount Pictures -60.81%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$174.7M Fox -58.37%