Veteran American independent filmmaker Jon Jost has appealed to Venice Intl. Film Festival director Alberto Barbera to withdraw Portuguese entry "Agua e Sal" (Water and Salt) on the grounds that it…
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Gotham-based specialty distributor Lot 47 Films has acquired North American rights to Henry Barrial's digital comic drama "Some Body," which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Lot 47…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has thrown its support behind the recently introduced wage-based tax credit bill to curb runaway production.
German media group VCL Film and Medien saw a 123% boost in profits to 1.3 million euros ($1.1 million) in the first half of the year.
Can Washington, which views Hollywood as a rich enclave with enormous cultural influence -- for better and for worse -- now perceive it as worthy of salvation from foreign encroachment? The answer…
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The Independent Feature Project has announced its slate of 35 works for the seventh annual No Borders co-production market, which will take place at the Tribeca Grand Hotel during the IFP Market…
Two years after Lot 47 Films' genesis as a Gotham distrib focusing on specialty fare like Tim Roth's "The War Zone," the company is hoping to establish a foothold in film, video and commercial…
Gov. Gray Davis has agreed to continue the state's anti-runaway production incentive program for another year after the state Legislature cut its 2001-02 funding to $10 million from $15 million.
TOP 50 Indie Pix This year, Daily Variety’s Independents special issue provides a full list of 2000’s top arthouse grossers. (Jan. 3, 2000 – Jan 1. 2001) Rank Title (distrib) Domestic B.O…