Overture Films has purchased teen comedy spec "Freshly Popped," penned by tyro scribe Megan Parsons, and set it up with Steve Tisch, Jason Blumenthal and Todd Black at their Escape Artists banner.
Like migratory birds, film production is kicking in the afterburners on its continuing return flight to the U.S., given loft by the cratering U.S. dollar and ever-more-competitive state incentive…
Michael Ovitz said he turned to investigator Anthony Pellicano in an effort to avoid another ambush.
The crashing dollar and the end of various forms of tax financing worth up to 50% of budgets have left the U.K. with just two reasons why any producer would come to shoot there: talent and material.
Because it's set entirely in Rome, the Eternal City is a must-shoot location for Sony's "Da Vinci Code" sequel, "Angels and Demons," which rolls June 5.
In the province of Ontario it was once common to see downtown streets lined with production trailers. But the weak U.S. dollar and increasingly competitive tax breaks from U.S. states are making it…
Despite a fast-falling greenback, Germany is still attracting its share of major U.S. productions. While there's ample financing available to producers from the country's generous film subsidies…
In the business of marketing locations, what makes one spot like everywhere else can often be as important as what sets it apart. "I've been asked 'Where's your generic cul-de-sac?' Where's your…
Veteran showbiz lawyer Ian Robertson believes the new Oz 40% film and 20% TV production offset "is the most generous government incentive in the world."
Attracted by low overhead and enabled by fast computer networks, Western companies and entrepreneurs are setting up shops throughout South and East Asia, especially for high-tech production…
The Czech Republic is edging toward introducing tax incentives for filmmakers -- and not a moment too soon, as the industry struggles against increasing regional competition.
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