The Japanese film distribution biz has been steadily chipping away at Hollywood's one-time dominance with many of the same strategies that have made local comics, toons, TV shows, games and music so…
Greece's leading movie showcase, the Thessaloniki Film Festival, will raise the curtain on its 49th edition Nov. 14 with Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler," organizers announced Thursday.
Despite a year dominated by U.S. blockbusters, such as "Mamma Mia! The Movie," Nordic indies aren't in a bad mood.
Indie distribution in Russia faces a tight squeeze in the next couple of years as key markets in television and home entertainment retract in the face of the global financial crisis and challenges…
Diverse locations from mountains to seaside with crews that have benefited from years of international productions since "The Lord of the Rings" put it on the international filming map.
Recent years have been dismal for Spanish indie distributors. Now, with recession knocking at the door, they're searching desperately for a glimmer of hope.
Poland has one of central Europe's most active and energetic film commissions, the Polish Film Institute, which has a revolving annual fund worth $65 million to support cinematography.
The recent world economic turmoil has hit Iceland hard. "Shooting in Iceland today is an outstanding option since our currency is so weak that producers are getting much more value for their money,"…
Why: Romania is clearly on the rise, with hard-wired new studios such as MediaPro, which this year won over the producers of Woody Harrelson starrer "Bunraku" through its L.A. rep, Media in Action.
Russia remains a challenging location for foreign producers despite growing signs that local studio chiefs are keen to attract more international business.
"Zack and Miri Make a Porno" and holdovers "High School Musical 3" and "Saw V" all contend with a holiday that's likely to distract their young-skewing auds.