Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Friday that California must increase tax incentives to movie and television studios as a way to keep them from moving their productions out of state.
The May 22 bow of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" not only marks the return of the whip-cracking archaeologist to the screen after 19 years, but his long-lost love, Karen Allen…
The enticements are irresistible: Abu Dhabi has its Film Financing Circle. Neighboring Dubai is building its own Studio City. Big bucks beckon.
As U.S. filmmakers, buyers and sellers head for Cannes, they are tamping down expectations. And it's not just because the economy is tilting steadily toward recession.
Canada's leading film distributor Alliance Films has been through some rough times, but it looks like there might finally be some good tidings in the second half of 2008. That's partly thanks to the…
Argentina's Levy Films & Production has teamed with Endemol Argentina and Morocha Films to produce "Clipeado" (Clipped), a suspense satire on reality TV and YouTube extreme videos.
As the Cannes Film Fest kicks off, sales companies are grappling with the increasing stratification in the market between pricey specialty films with name talent and smaller, traditional art pics.
One down, a dozen or so to go. "Iron Man" kicked off the summer tentpole season in foreign markets in socko fashion, launching with more than $98 million in its opening frame and adding another $25…
Warner Bros. has acquired "Due Date," a comic pitch by Alan Freedland and Alan Cohen, the writer-producers of Fox's "King of the Hill."
Universal has signed a deal to turn last year's hit videogame "Bioshock," which won numerous awards and sold more than 2 million units worldwide, into a film.
Jim Brehm has been named senior VP of sales at Warner Bros. Intl. TV, in charge of Canada, Latin America and Asia.