The Directors Guild of America has promoted veteran exec Jon Larson to the newly created position of associate Western exec director.
For the past six years, Louisiana and New Mexico have reigned atop the ever-expanding list of states that have opened their coffers to the movie business. But they're certainly not the only draws out…
Senator Entertainment has greenlit Samuel L. Jackson thriller "Unthinkable" with Gregor Jordan ("The Informers") attached to direct with production starting Sept. 2 in Michigan.
Oz biz, from distribution through to financing, is in a massive flux. Filmmakers are adjusting to a drastic overhaul of screen incentives introduced last year by the former coalition government and…
Davis Entertainment has scooped up an untitled comedy pitch by Jeff Morris for low- against mid-six figures.
The tectonic shifts in Canadian film began with the entry of Entertainment One into the theatrical market here last year. The well-capitalized Toronto-based company bought Montreal niche distrib…
Palm Pictures has picked up domestic rights to tyro helmer Steven Sebring's doc "Patti Smith: Dream of Life."
For people from outside looking to get in, China is not big on production incentives, but it is a dynamic market not without charm, and a lot of the country's most talented filmmakers are starting to…
Dozens of pretty young ladies have disappeared while traveling through backwoods Montana, which does not bode well for a couple city girls planning a weekend off the beaten track in "Green River."
After a mid-decade boom, Korean cinema has slowed down as it faces the after-effects of a burst bubble in film finance. The scale of local production dropped sharply in 2007, with midsize films in…
Indie helmer Michael Almereyda will receive the 2008 Sundance/Sloan Commissioning Grant to develop his sci-fi project "The Stanley Milgram Project."