Making movies in Greece these days is an odyssey, laments helmer Olga Malea, who was left holding the bag in June when the government pulled the plug on bloated pubcaster ERT.
China Film Group seems set to pay Hollywood studios the $200 million revenues it has withheld for months
Uruguay is getting more competitive in its bid to lure international film and TV shoots, helped by a 22% VAT exemptions for production services and international co-productions.
International Film Trust, the sales outfit launched last week by Benaroya Pictures and Miscellaneous Entertainment, is pitching Steve Pink's reboot of the campy 1984 action comedy in the run-up to…
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. The Great Gatsby Distributor: Warner Bros. It don't mean a thing if it…
In a shocking and ominous sign for the international film biz, Spain's Alta Classics, one of Europe's best-known distributors of big auteur fare, is closing its doors after 44 years.
Leader's attempts to reshape local film industry get a cool reception
Vladimir Medinsky, the short, bespectacled, soft-spoken historian appointed in May by Vladimir Putin as Russia's minister of culture, does not look like a man who could threaten Hollywood's interests…
Russia's ruling party is set to tax screenings of foreign movies and introduce exhibition quotas for locally-made films to help the country's domestic industry.
The Motion Picture Assn., the Independent Film and TV Alliance and 10 other international orgs have protested the Spanish government's 8% to 21% sales tax hike on admissions to cinema theaters, live…
As confab opens, biz debates tech issues that could slow down growth