All Territory Focus articles – Page 10

  • BIG Cinemas

    Plexing muscle


    The growth of a multiplex market and the expansion of digital cinema show India’s potential. But there are still hurdles along the way, reports Udita Jhunjhunwala

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    Going wide in India


    Historically, Bollywood has ruled the Indian market. But with Inception, Avatar and 2012 scoring hits, is the territory finally opening up to Hollywood product? Udita Jhunjhunwala reports

  • Ronnie Screwvala

    The groundbreaker


    Despite striking major deals with Hollywood, UTV is now refocusing on its core Indian business. Ronnie Screwvala, founder and chief executive of UTV Group, tells Udita Jhunjhunwala why he will only look at co-producing foreign projects if UTV is on an equal creative footing

  • My Name Is Khan

    The real India


    A string of high-profile deals in recent years made India look like it was shaping up to become Hollywood’s financial saviour. But against a global climate of financial uncertainty, the territory’s major players are turning their focus back onto their local market. Liz Shackleton reports

  • The Two Deaths Of Quincas Wateryell

    Brazil blooms


    Screen editor Mike Goodridge introduces Elaine Guerini’s territory focus exploring the production and distribution scene in Brazil.

  • Features

    The leading edge


    Elaine Guerini shines a spotlight on the hottest producers at work in Brazil.

  • Features

    Undiscovered country


    Brazil is a fast-rising market — but cinema expansion has so far been slow outside of the major cities. Elaine Guerini explores the issues holding back the territory’s theatre development.

  • Features

    Made in Brazil


    From sequels to international breakouts through to buzzy directorial debuts, Elaine Guerini profiles some of the hottest new films coming out of the territory.

  • Features

    Have funds, need audiences


    Brazilian producers may find it easier today to get their films financed but improving local distribution is the next challenge they face. Elaine Guerini investigates.

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    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.

  • Features

    Israel Territory Focus: Filmmaking and Acting Talent


    Israel is a hotbed of acting and film-making talent. Edna Fainaru profiles the home-grown stars with the potential to make an international impact.

  • Features

    Funds management


    Worth more than $400m per year, Germany’s array of funds can make up a significant portion of a budget. Martin Blaney explores the ups and downs of the territory’s funding options, and how each can be tapped.

  • Carlos

    Friends in all the right places


    Who are the German co-producers that international producers need to know when contemplating a shoot in the territory? Martin Blaney profiles a selection.

  • Features

    5 and counting


    An ambitious new international player has emerged from Germany in K5 Media Group, the Munich-based development, finance and sales outfit. Principals Oliver Simon and Daniel Baur speak to Mike Goodridge.

  • Roland Emmerich built a replica of London's Rose Theatre in Berlin for Anonymous

    Teutonic shift


    Germany has re-invented itself as an attractive place to make international films. In this special production focus, Screen explores the opportunities inGermany for overseas films, from co-production partners to finance, studios and locations.

  • Hanna

    The German connection


    With its generous array of finance and an ever-expanding pool of talent, Germany is a natural location choice for film shoots from around the world. Martin Blaney looks at how the territory’s muscular production sector is strengthening its international links.

  • Studio Babelsberg

    Europe’s major studio


    Berlin’s venerable Studio Babelsberg is playing a key role in Germany’s production upturn. Now it is looking to strengthen its offer as a co-producer.Martin Blaney reports.

  • 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.

  • Features

    Happy together


    Australian producers are looking to team up with foreign partners to exploit the benefits of the country’s co-production incentives. Sandy George reports.

  • Sanctum

    Producing results in Australia


    Australia’s generous producer offset incentive is giving local film-makers a major boost, with a range of ambitious projects in the pipeline. But films with foreign elements are at the mercy of a shadowy discretionary system which is causing controversy, reports Sandy George.