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Territory Focus

Playing the field

From political dramas to US studio-backed thrillers, Hugo Chaparro Valderrama looks at some of the hottest Colombian titles gearing up for 2011 — and the talent behind them

Net worth

With 450 million internet users and moves to tackle piracy, the online video market in China has huge potential. Liz Shackleton assesses a burgeoning market which is striking content deals with Hollywood

Co-producing with Spain

What makes Spain so attractive to foreign co-producers? Chris Evans reports

The Man From Nowhere

Cool summer

Admissions are down in Korea so far this year, and exhibitors missed the local hits which made summer 2009 so successful. Jean Noh explores the territory’s appetite

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader

A few dollars more

Australia may have scenic locations and world-class studios, infrastructure and facilities, but the exchange rate is deterring overseas shoots. Sandy George looks at what the industry is doing to end the drought.

Territory Focus: Israel

Despite its small size Israel has produced a string of international breakouts in recent years. Edna Fainaru tracks the rise of Israel’s film-makers — and profiles the talent and financiers keeping the momentum going. Editor Mike Goodridge introduces.


Vision of the future

A few years after splashy Hollywood deals put the region on the film map, the Gulf has been refocusing its efforts on building a sustainable industry - and now local talent is finding its voice.

the way he looks

Territory focus: The changing colours of Brazil

Fuelled by generous incentives, Brazilian cinema is healthy and robust, and local film-makers are reflecting their country’s improved circumstances, drifting away from the focus on poverty, violence and social issues that have become familiar to international audiences. Elaine Guerini reports.

The French 50

France has a dynamic film industry with a global outlook, and its leading players will all be in Cannes. Screen profiles the industry insiders, producers, distributors, sales companies and financiers it pays to know