Hybrid British pubcaster Channel 4 is upping the annual budget of its film financing division, Film4, by 20% to £10 million ($15 million) this year.
Uk Film Lottery Cash
This year's nominations for the British Independent Film Awards are dominated, paradoxically, by the American majors.
A&E's six-part reality series "Jackpot Diaries" profiles several of the lucky and often truly deserving people who struck it rich playing state lotteries. The intrinsically voyeuristic nature of the…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
The financial breakdown of how the British government intends to restructure film funding has split the U.K. movie biz, with some industryites severely disappointed, and others guardedly optimistic.
Emotionally dense, often moving but finally flawed by a lack of focus, "My Name Is Joe" is more boilerplate-British Ken Loach than the fully realized excursion to new territory promised by its…