PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:Production coin is available from the U.K. Film Council (via its Premiere and New Cinema funds) and from a variety of regional agencies, including Scottish Screen, Film Wales…
PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:The Large Budget Screen Production Grant is New Zealand’s most significant incentive, offering a 12.5% rebate on Kiwi production spending of more than NZ$15 million ($9.8…
PRODUCTION INCENTIVES:Fiji has become one of the go-to destinations for exotic shoots. Fiji’s audio-visual tax credit offers a 15% rebate to pics that spend at least 35% of their total budget on the…
The fashion gods love "The Devil Wears Prada." Comedy continues to dominate foreign moviegoing, having won its fourth straight weekend at the international box office with $16.7 million at 4,400…
Warner Bros. Pictures has moved up the release date of Ed Zwick's "Blood Diamond" by one week to Dec. 8. Also opening on Dec. 8 are "Apocalypto," "The Holiday," "Unaccompanied Minors," and "DOA: Dead…
Halloween was lucky again this year for Lionsgate, which grossed $34.3 million for the third installment of its slasher series "Saw" -- the biggest bow in the company's history.
Conventional wisdom says American comedies don't travel. But Fox's "The Devil Wears Prada" continued to strut its stuff overseas over the latest frame, and has now crossed the $100 million mark…
In a curious case of promo partnering, Pharmaceutical powerhouse Roche is using characters from Warner's upcoming penguin toon "Happy Feet" for its nationwide flu awareness campaign. The message: Get…
Italy's Medusa Cinema, which threw its weight behind the recently ended RomeFilmFest after being snubbed by Venice, has reason to be pleased.
In the past three years, the pendulum has swung wide in the Hollywood screener wars. Now, things seem back to normal. Well, normal levels of hysteria, anyway.
London Eye: It was never clear how much ex-Beatle George Harrison really knew about what went on at his shingle HandMade Films in the 1980s.