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'The Goodbyes', 'Body Electric', 'Belzebuth' triumph at Ventana Sur

3-Dec-2016 | By

Programmers at the eighth Buenos Aires market handed out their annual awards on Friday when several titles rose to the top and the judges also unveiled selections from a vibrant inaugural animation section.


Ventana Sur: AFCI workshop on how content can boost tourism

3-Dec-2016 | By

TV smash Game Of Thrones and global box office hit Paddington are textbook cases of how film commissions can exploit content to boost tourism, a workshop audience at the Buenos Aires market heard on Friday.


'Arrival' crosses $100m worldwide

2-Dec-2016 | By

The independently financed sci-fi drama has crossed the milestone, executives at North American distributor Paramount said on Friday.

Doctor Strange

'Doctor Strange', 'Arrival' on Oscar VFX shortlist

2-Dec-2016 | By

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences on Friday announced the 20 films in contention for the visual effects category at the 89th Academy Awards.


'Sherlock' exec, BFI CEO among winners at Women In Film & TV awards

2-Dec-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Beryl Vertue, Amanda Nevill and Nina Gold were among winners at the annual London event.

Andrus Ansip

EU's Ansip: 80% of Euro movies only available in two countries

2-Dec-2016 | By

EC VP for the Digital Single Market defends principle of “territoriality” but also offers stark statistics during Brussels event.


Ellie Bamber, Justin Chon begin shoot on 'Taipei'

2-Dec-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Shoot underway on Brooklyn and Taiwan-set drama from writer-director Jason Lester.


FFA executive calls for new approaches to European film funding

2-Dec-2016 | By

EUROPEAN FILM FORUM: Peter Dinges has said the industry is still suffering the after effects of the 2008 financial crisis; execs call for ‘European Netflix’.


Moomins Christmas film lined up for 2017 launch

2-Dec-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Euro-produced family movie lined up for December 2017 release.

London Has Fallen

Weying launches outpost for international films

2-Dec-2016 | By

Gary Locke, former US ambassador to China, will advise joint venture between China’s Weying and Lead Capital general partner Johnny Hsu.


'Moana' soars to top of UK social media buzz charts

2-Dec-2016 | By Kristen Klemens

The Disney animation scored more social media buzz than Amma Asante race drama A United Kingdom, which premiered last week.



'Arrival' crosses $100m worldwide

2-Dec-2016 | By

The independently financed sci-fi drama has crossed the milestone, executives at North American distributor Paramount said on Friday.



Screen November 25

Screen November 25 2016

Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, which includes a focus on the best animated feature Oscar contenders.

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Indie spirit sets the scene

29-Nov-2016 | By Matt Mueller

Screen editor Matt Mueller considers the Independent Spirit and British Independent Film Award nominations.


The Red Turtle

The story behind silent Oscar animation hopeful 'The Red Turtle'

We investigate the unusual back-story of this beautiful and unconventional animated feature.

Secret Life Of Pets

How 'The Secret Life Of Pets' was inspired by New Yorker covers

The Secret Life Of Pets co-director Chris Renaud tells Elbert Wyche why authenticity was so important in the creation of Illumination Entertainment’s summer hit.


How a personal tragedy inspired 'Kubo And The Two Strings'

Animator-turned-director Travis Knight explains why he connected with Kubo And The Two Strings’ epic vision, and the tricks he unleashed to realise Laika’s latest stop-motion triumph.


Garth Jennings talks moving into animation with 'Sing'

Genial UK director Garth Jennings says he wasn’t fazed - at first - by the prospect of jumping into the often esoteric world of feature animation.

Finding Dory

How Andrew Stanton fixed the major narrative problem in 'Finding Dory'

“There was some glass ceiling on why our story wasn’t getting better.”




US Briefs: Covert Media sells 'Earthquake', 'The Night Watchmen'

Covert Media’s foreign language label Lexica Films announced on Thursday it had licenced multiple territories at AFM to disaster film Earthquake and fantasy thriller The Night Watchmen.