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  • Report finds benefit to film tax credits

    Report finds benefit to film tax credits
    Assemblymen Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) responded this week to a report about the state’s filming industry that suggests new tax incentives might help keep movie and television studios shooting in California. The...
  • China's Mature Dealmaking at Cannes Proves It's a Player on the World Stage

    Seeing Gong Li on the Croisette for Zhang Yimou's "Coming Home" was a reminder of the last time she trod the carpet at Cannes for a Zhang film -- in 1995 for "Shanghai Triad." And while that wasn't so long ago, it seems like eons considering the great...
  • India's Reliance: Still a DreamWorks Backer, But Hollywood Sojourn Has Cost a Fortune

    The Cannes Film Festival has always provided the perfect stage to make propitious announcements given the insatiable appetite of the world press that gathers in the South of France each year for the celebrated event. But even Cannes veterans were...
  • CANNES: Roskino Chief Pays Tribute to Russia-Ukraine Movie Co-operation

    CANNES -- The Russian Pavilion in Cannes kicked off its program of activities Thursday with a show of support for movie biz co-operation between Ukraine and Russia. The program is organized by Russian film industry support agency Roskino, which...
  • Hong Kong Biz is Tested as Mainland China Vies for Filmmakers' Attention

    As the Hong Kong film industry has sought to keep up with the changes forced on it over the past 20 years it has been pulled in many different directions. But these days, only two sets of pressure are at play. On one side, there is steady business in...
  • The Crowd: A farewell march for Philharmonic leader

    The Crowd: A farewell march for Philharmonic leader
    The Balboa Bay Resort welcomed the Philharmonic Society of Orange County May 2 for its 60th anniversary celebration dinner. The gala evening honored president of the society and artistic director Dean Corey for his 21 years of service to the Philharmonic....
  • CANNES: Philippe Lacote's 'Run' Could Help Ivory Coast Film Industry Rebound

    With a film from the Ivory Coast selected for the first time to screen at Cannes, hopes are high that the West African country's long-dormant film industry might finally be on the rebound. Helmer Philippe Lacote, who was born and raised in Abidjan, the...
  • CANNES: After Hitting Bottom, Spanish Fortunes Rise Again

    For Spain's film industry, the spring outlook for 2014 represents a frustrating paradox. On the one hand, theatrical grosses and ticket sales through April 20 were up 12% and 29%, respectively, over 2013, according to Rentrak. The romantic comedy...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
  • 'Godzilla's' Gareth Edwards to Direct 'Star Wars' Spinoff

    "Godzilla" director Gareth Edwards has been tapped to direct Lucasfilm's first standalone "Star Wars" film -- not related to the next planned trilogy -- that Disney has dated for release on Dec. 16, 2016. Gary Whitta ("The Book of Eli") will write the...
  • Relativity Media Celebrates 10th Anniversary (VIDEO)

    If there is one thing everyone can agree on about Ryan Kavanaugh, it's that he does things differently. Both supporters and detractors will tell you that the founder and chief executive officer of Relativity Media, which is celebrating its 10th...