16 years after the first Government announcement of a National Film Policy, a serious attempt at creating one is finally underway. Malcolm Scerri-Ferrante writes about how the financial incentives for foreign producers and the engagement of local crews may be affected by new policies.
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The Netherlands Film Production Incentive, which was established to provide a financial incentive for productions shooting on location in the country, will be extended for the 2017-2020 funding cycle.
Netflix’s Gray Man starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans approved in first round of California Tax Credit 3.0
USD50 million has been reserved for the nine projects approved in the latest round of California’s Tax Credit programme. Five of the features are independent and four non-independent and 40% of planned filming days are outside of the 30-mile studio zone.
Principal production on the tenth anniversary series of Death in Paradise has begun production in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. Safety measures have been implemented and a full-time Covid-19 Supervisor is on set to make sure protocols are correctly implemented.
With the lifting of lockdown restrictions within sight for much of Europe, productions are keen to get to work again. Production insurance is a critical component to any project but in the wake of Covid-19 it is more important than ever that productions understand their coverage. Juan Hernandez, an Insurance Broker at Media Insurance breaks […]
Spotlight on FOCUS exhibitor Victoria Yarmoshchuk, Coordinator of the Cinema Division of the Humanitarian Policy Development Office of Ukraine and Executive Director of Ukrainian Motion Picture Association.
The fourth part of the critically acclaimed TV series took its inspiration from Homer’s Odyssey epic, which follows Odysseus’ return to Ithaca after the fall of Troy. The culinary and cultural road trip included many of Greece’s famed archaeological sites.
BBC One’s Poldark series has been based in Bristol since it’s first series in 2014. The city’s Old Vic theatre took a starring role in the final season’s opening episode.
On location in Ghana with Juliet Yaa Asantewa Asante – President of the Black Star International Film Institute
I was bitten by the film bug at 17 when I got my first acting job. My career took off very quickly with a supporting role in HBO’s 2001 production Deadly Voyage. I also won ‘Best Actress’ in Ghana in the same year.