The United Kingdom's status as a global hub for indie filmmaking has been thrown into question by the latest British tax proposals, scheduled to come into force in April 2006. The government wants to…
Scarcely has a state subsidy program that is meaningful to foreign pictures. Much more relevant are the three forms of co-production that allow foreign companies to work with Chinese studios and…
Diehard cinephiles were well aware of Tartan Films prior to its move into the U.S. market last year. Known as a U.K. version of Criterion Collection, Tartan carved out a niche for itself by…
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The Equalizer1Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$37.1M Sony / Columbia -63.56%
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
DVDs are helping indie distribs, Hollywood's longtime underdogs, bare more teeth. Attractive pricing has encouraged movie fans to be adventurous consumers of discs. Where VHS used to be priced for…
Some love it, some hate it, but no one can ignore it. Cannes is still the top fest among bizzers, according to an informal Variety poll on what makes the best fest.
Italo distributor Bim Distribuzione has snapped up rights to Sydney Pollack's docu on architect Frank Gehry in advance of the pic's world preem at the Toronto Film Festival, which kicks off Thursday.
Virtually all local pics take advantage of the Audiovisual Law and the Rouanet Law, the two pillars of Brazil's film tax incentive system. Only Brazilian indie producers can tap into these schemes.
An overview of some of the most active nonstudio homevid distributors and alliances
Charles Bukowski isn't a name that motivates most financiers to empty their pockets, especially when the director is a Norwegian whose work is virtually unknown outside the European arthouse circuit…
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…