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  • Locarno Prize Winner Nansun Shi Talks About Producing, Festivals, Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese Trends

    Having been involved in the early career of John Woo, the 30 year partner of maverick director Tsui Hark and producer of "Infernal Affairs," Nansun Shi is one of Asia's top producers. She will be honoured next Monday by Locarno with the Raimondo Rezzonico...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • Is Hollywood's summer slump finally coming to an end?

    Godzilla couldn't do it. Spidey couldn't do it. Tom Cruise couldn't do it. In the end, history may show that it took the combined forces of a gun-toting space raccoon, a talking tree and four crime-fighting turtles to finally break Hollywood's Great...
  • David Kosse Named Chief of Channel 4's Movie Production Arm Film4

    LONDON -- David Kosse has been appointed as director of Channel 4's feature filmmaking division Film4. Kosse joins from Universal Pictures where he is president, international, and will take up his new post on Nov. 1. Kosse will oversee the...
  • Locarno Fest Launches Industry Academy (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - From 2010, the Locarno Fest's ramp-up in industry activities has synched with the major trends forging the international independent industry. It has caught Latin America's dramatic movie industry build, launching pix-in-post section Carte...
  • California lawmakers want to stop runaway film production, except porn

    California lawmakers want to stop runaway film production, except porn
    The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital. Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
  • Sen. De León says he supports expanding California's film tax credit

    Sen. De León says he supports expanding California's film tax credit
    Senate President Pro Tem elect Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) sought to assure Hollywood on Wednesday that he was committed to expanding California's film and TV tax credit program. On Tuesday, De León had alarmed many of his constituents in the...
  • DreamWorks films looks to TV industry for CEO

    DreamWorks films looks to TV industry for CEO
    The next chief executive of Steven Spielberg's film company, DreamWorks Studios, is coming from the TV industry. Departing Turner Broadcasting executive Michael Wright will join the film studio at the beginning of next year. He will succeed CEO and Co-...
  • Youku Tudou CEO Victor Koo Talks Streaming Company's Cross-Platform Plans

    Youku Tudou, China's leading online video platform, is expanding into financing and screening of original content. Last year, it backed Andy Lau actioner "Firestorm," while this month it is launching 20 new TV series. On Aug. 28, it announced the...
  • Hollywood's summer slate elicits a collective yawn from filmgoers

    Hollywood's summer slate elicits a collective yawn from filmgoers
    Not even superheroes could save Hollywood this summer. The movie industry suffered its worst May-to-Labor Day season since 1997, after adjusting for inflation. U.S. ticket sales dropped 15% compared with last summer. It was a disappointment for an...
  • MPAA's Chris Dodd invites film commissioners to summit on incentives

    As California legislators worked toward a landmark deal that would more than triple annual funding for California’s film and TV tax credit program, Hollywood’s chief lobbyist invited film commissioners around the country to attend “an...