Chris Mason Johnson's "Test" has won the grand jury awards for U.S. dramatic feature and screenwriting at Outfest Los Angeles, which concludes its 11-day run Sunday.
Driven more by style and attitude than by narrative, this freefrom adaptation of Michelle Tea's cult novel/memoir is always stimulating but a little exhausting.
The bitter battle between Europe's studios to lure big U.S. shoots has claimed a large scalp: Spain's $380 million Ciudad de la Luz.
Starting next month, Boston-based Berklee (which has long offered a major in film music) will also offer a master's degree in scoring for film (and TV and videogames) at its new campus in Valencia.
While Universal races to take advantage of Spain's tax incentives with "The Fast and the Furious 6," some studios are wary of shooting in Europe, especially its debt-wracked south, questioning…
BRUSSELS The Spanish film studio that hosted Bruce Willis-starrer "The Cold Light of Day," among other pics, will be forced to pay back €265 million ($345 million) in public subsidy after a European…
"Siberia, Monamour," helmed by Slava Ross, took the top Golden Moon and a Euros30,000 ($43,200) cash prize at the 26th Cinema Jove Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Friday.
Regional and federal lures boost local and international productions
Last September, the $27.7 million Stateside opening weekend for "Resident Evil: Afterlife," produced by Germany's Constantin, proved Europe can produce action titles that stand up to U.S. fare.
"Tracker," "Brighton Rock" and "King of Devil's Island" feature among Competition titles at the Valencia Mostra -- Intl. Action and Adventure Film Festival.
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Daily:$4.3M Cumulative:$174.9M Disney 22.52%
Rio 22Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$52.9M Fox 17.90%
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$7.0M Sony / TriStar -10.21%