The scoop: The quality of locations and crews, plus the vast country's diversity in both terrain and people lure filmmakers.
The scoop: China has something for everyone when it comes to making movies -- deserts, rain forests, stunning lake scenery and bang-up-to-date facilities at studios such as Hengdian. . .
Smack-dab in the center of the country, Ontario is famous for its diverse locations that can play everything from modern Chicago to an early 20th century small town.
A sophisticated infrastructure and experienced crews are what attract big-budget shoots to the Czech Republic and its picturesque capital city, Prague.
The scoop: Paris is the hot spot. The pledge that Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe made six years ago to put the City of Light back in lights on the film map is finally coming true, thanks to the digital…
The scoop: Federal-regional support is not only indulging local filmmakers, it's also making it easier and increasingly attractive for international productions to shoot here.
The scoop: While Hong Kong doesn't offer a rebate program or favorable exchange rates for international film crews, it does have a simple tax regime -- 17.5% for corporations and 16% for…
Although they still have some way to go, the Korean cities of Seoul and Busan are starting to emerge as a real option for major international productions.
The scoop: Hungary boasts one of the most sophisticated studio infrastructures in Central Europe. In the past year, two major studios have opened their doors: the Korda Filmstudio and the Stern…
The scoop: Iceland has extended and upped its successful rebate incentive on production spend to 14%. All financing must be cleared before shooting, and an Icelandic production company link is an…
Spectacular locations coast to coast, from jungles to deserts, and topnotch film crews who work for less are the top draws for Mexico.