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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A blistering analysis of California's Hollywood tax giveaway

    One thing Hollywood has been very good at over the last few years is extracting tax incentives from states to move production around the country. But another thing has always been clear about these incentives: They don't pay for themselves. In state...
  • 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...
  • Entertainment Education: America's Film School Programs

    American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
  • Les Moonves and Jeff Shell Defend Movie Industry, Blast Aereo for 'Stealing' Content

    "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Supreme Court Aereo case and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg's recent critique of the film business were among the many topics of discussion Wednesday morning at the Milken Global Conference's "Entertainment: The...
  • U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion

    U.S. movies help drive Chinese box office over $1 billion
    BEIJING -- China’s box office has made its first $1 billion for the year, crossing the mark in the week that ended Sunday with some help from “Robocop.” Year-to-date box office receipts for the mainland -- the world’s second...