In the beginning, decisions about where to shoot a movie were easy to make: It was always the backlot. Now, several factors are changing all that.
Undeterred by failure during the last congressional session, backers of anti-runaway production legislation have re-introduced a tax credit bill aimed at productions under $10 million.
Federal legislation to fight runaway production is expected to be re-introduced today.
Foreign production continued to make up the lion's share of TV and film activity in Canada's largest province in 2002, this year swelling to a whopping 61% of the industry in Ontario.
Showtime PPV is making its annual push for pay-per-view and video-on-demand services, reporting record revs in 2002 -- driven mostly by increased rentals of theatrical movies and pornos. But even a…
Art pic aficionado Richard Lorber is back in the distribution game with a newly formed DVD label, Koch Lorber Films. The Gotham-based specialty film distrib will launch in the second quarter with an…
Disney's "Sweet Home Alabama" became a sweet homevideo Tuesday, with Buena Vista Home Entertainment estimating the title sold 2 million copies on the first day in stores, predominantly on DVD.
Runaway production could be running out on the Great White North, according to the latest stats from the Canadian Film and Television Production Assn.
Ending a bidding war with its offer of just over $1.3 million, New Line Cinema late Tuesday night snapped up Anya Kochoff's comedy script "Monster-in-Law," edging out Dimension Films.
The year of "The Matrix" began this week with Warner Home Video announcing the re-release of the original film in a new double-disc DVD special edition package on April 29, less than three weeks…