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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cannes: Peter Brant Bets Well on Tommy Lee Jones' 'Homesman' (EXCLUSIVE)

    To finance "The Homesman," a 1850s Western drama playing in competition at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Tommy Lee Jones turned to some of his closest friends. Jones sent his old polo-playing comrade Peter Brant a copy of the script for the movie...
  • 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...
  • Donnelly calls for expansion of film-industry tax credit

    Donnelly calls for expansion of film-industry tax credit
    Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly on Friday called for the expansion of film tax credits to make California competitive with other states and to halt runaway production. “This is an iconic industry, this is an industry that is worth fighting...
  • 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...
  • Bob Thomas dies at 92; AP newsman saw it all on Hollywood beat

    Bob Thomas, a Los Angeles-based reporter and columnist who covered entertainment for the Associated Press for more than six decades, writing compelling, human and often humorous stories about Hollywood's glittering and glamorous, has died. He was 92....
  • Caution advised on California's TV, film credits

    Caution advised on California's TV, film credits
    While acknowledging that California's film and television industry has been hit hard by runaway production, a new report by the state Legislative Analyst's Office urges lawmakers to be cautious about expanding subsidies for Hollywood. California has...