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  • Much ado about Noah

    It wasn't so long ago that conservative Christians believed Hollywood to be evil and some preachers instructed their congregations not to go to movies lest they be tempted beyond their ability to resist. Now Christians are debating film content. That's...
  • FilMart: China Industry Shows Signs of Bubble

    HONG KONG -- A bubble may be forming in the mainland Chinese film industry, a veteran Hong Kong filmmaker has warned. Speaking at a FilMart conference on the challenges and opportunities in the Asian film industry, Cheung Chi-sing, vice chairman of the...
  • Cinematic Virtual-Reality Startup Jaunt Raises $6.8 Mil from BSkyB, Others

    VR fever is in full swing this spring: Jaunt, which says it's building the first cinematic virtual-reality experience, announced $6.8 million in venture funding from investors including British Sky Broadcasting, Redpoint Ventures, SV Angel, ‎Dolby...
  • Film tax credit deal near

    Film tax credit deal near
    A tentative deal was reached Thursday in Annapolis to increase tax credits for film and television productions shot in Maryland, in a bid to keep popular TV series like "House of Cards" and "Veep" from abandoning the state. A joint conference...
  • House of tax incentives [Editorial]

    House of tax incentives  [Editorial]
    From afar, the recent dramatics involving "House of Cards" and the size of the film tax credit it receives from Maryland have offered intrigue worthy of a Hollywood-produced political thriller like, oh, "House of Cards." The producers threatened to leave,...
  • 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...