With a budget of S86 million ($106 million) a year, the German Federal Filmboard (FFA) is the country's single biggest film subsidy org.
B.O. cume: $11 million, through July 22 Toppers: Matteo Levi and Wilson Feitosa, co-prexies, Marco Aurelio Marcondes, theatrical director Upcoming releases: “Unleashed” (Sept. 16), “RRRrrrr!!!”…
Top-shelf thesps have been swimming in indie waters for years now, often citing the opportunity for meatier or pigeonhole-breaking roles.
An overview of some of the most active nonstudio homevid distributors and alliances
Last spring a director, working on a tight schedule with a skeleton crew and acting as his own cameraman, shot a 72-minute high-def feature in just 18 days in Parkersburg, W.V., and Belpre, Ohio…
Money's not an issue for Lions Gate's marketing group, because it's not an option. Where studios can draw on big budgets to promote films they believe in, the indie's execs are forced to rely on…
B.O. cume: $66 million Toppers: Mark Gill, president; Steve Friedlander, exec VP of distribution; Laura Kim, exec VP of marketing & publicity Upcoming releases: “Everything is Illuminated” (Sept. 16)…
Truly bankable talent is not only hard to come by, it's beyond the confines of most indie budgets. However, there are those thesps and helmers who have such clout that they can boost sales estimates…
B.O. cume: A$11.1 million ($8.5 million), through July Toppers: Robert Slaviero and Anthony Thiessen, managing directors of marketing, Michael Eldred, national sales manager Upcoming releases: “The…
Remember when "indie" was cool? Companies like Miramax, New Line and Sony Classics built their reputations on the independent brand with films like "sex, lies and videotape," "Sid and Nancy" and…
Up to 20% rebate on qualifying expenditure in Malta. Business Promotion Act provides a 15.25% tax reduction to companies involved in film and television production, and additional investment credits…
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