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  • 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...
  • Women Prevailing Despite Sexism in Slowly-Changing Below-the-Line Industry

    When Rita Lundin was working as a driver on "Men in Black 3," the message from her Teamsters coordinator was blunt: We don't like to work with women. "He told me he wouldn't be able to sleep, thinking I wasn't going to make it to the set and that I...
  • Congressional Democrats Urge California to Expand Production Credit

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and more than two dozen other Democratic members of California's congressional delegation are urging state lawmakers to pass legislation that would expand film and TV tax credits. AB1839 passed the state Assembly 76-0 in...
  • Crowdfunders Pozible and Thomas Mai Reach Out to Film Industry

    HONG KONG - Leading crowd-funding platform Pozible has launched a special initiative for experienced film-makers. Dubbed as 'Mission: Pozible,' the initiative is an open call to the film industry to find five film projects that are each trying to raise a...
  • Allen J. Schwalb, Longtime Film Financier, Dies at 76

    Allen J. Schwalb, a financier of major motion pictures including "Dirty Harry," "Rocky," "Rambo" and "Rain Man," died on July 14. He was 76. Most recently, in late 2013, Schwalb's Star Partners Inc. and Nashville-based Hummingbird Productions and its...
  • China's Fosun and Yu Dong To Buy Fox's Stake in Bona Film

    HONG KONG -- Fosun International, the Chinese conglomerate that is poised to back Jeff Robinov's upstart Studio 8 company, is to increase its stake in producer, distributor Bona Film Group. At the same time Bona's chairman and CEO Yu Dong is to buy out...
  • 'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach

    'Ride Along 2' pulls into Fort Lauderdale beach
    South Florida is going on a ride along. "Ride Along 2," the sequel to the 2014 Kevin Hart and Ice Cube buddy cop movie, is filming this week on Fort Lauderdale beach, giving residents and tourists alike front-row seats to the action. Many watched,...
  • Los Angeles Sees 33.7% Surge in 2nd Quarter TV Production

    A shift in the timing of TV production -- with more early summer premieres -- has led to a 33.7% surge in second-quarter TV activity in the Los Angeles region, according to a report by the FilmL.A. agency. The report showed 5,761 permitted days of TV...
  • One Thing Is Certain: A Fox-Time Warner Combination Would Get D.C. Scrutiny

    A Senate hearing on Wednesday was expected to focus on the proposed combinations of distribution giants Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV. Instead, news of Rupert Murdoch's idea to merge 21st Century Fox with Time Warner was the new...