In some spheres, the mere mention of the studio-slate deals elicits responses such as "disaster" and "complete wipeout" around Hollywood. But what's the reality? The apocalyptic outcries refer to the…
The Australian film industry began 2007 with a bang. "Happy Feet," wholly made Down Under and co-funded by Australia's Village Roadshow (with Warner Bros.), was tap-dancing toward a worldwide B.O. of…
In September last year, Network Ten had a qualified success with its near day-and-date launch of CBS Paramount's drama "Jericho," the first time a free-to-air network has gone day-and-date with a…
The Oz cinema business has come out fighting after the 10% B.O. downturn in 2005, with exhibs determined to deliver auds a viewing experience superior to what can be had at home.
The U.K.'s tax financiers traditionally head for the beach at Easter to recover from their frenetic weeks of dealmaking prior to April 5, the end of the British tax year. But this year, their holiday…
Thanks to a revival in guitar-based rock and Aussie trio Wolfmother's recent Grammy win for the song "Woman," local acts have a leg up to Stateside success.
Rachael Taylor, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Teresa Palmer are all Aussie thesps making a name for themselves Stateside.
The battle between states for the best incentive package shows no signs of letting up. New York has enjoyed ongoing success thanks to its significant statewide and Gotham-based programs. But in 2006…
As "Spider-Man 3" swings into the multiplexes for its second weekend, there's one record the B.O.- shattering pic looks unlikely to break: biggest opening week ever.
Canada was one of the first countries to aggressively introduce tax-credit programs to woo foreign filmmakers, but in recent years the Great White North has had more trouble attracting productions…
Steven Soderbergh's "Ocean's Thirteen" will open the ninth annual CineVegas Film Festival, while John Dahl's alcoholic hit man comedy "You Kill Me" will close it.