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Amy Winehouse

Mongrel Media acquires Cannes entry 'Amy'

17-Apr-2015 | By

The Canadian distributor has swooped on Asif Kapadia’s anticipated documentary about the late Amy Winehouse, set to premiere in Midnight Screenings on the Croisette.

Thierry Fremaux

Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux talks 2015 line-up

17-Apr-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.

My Golden Days Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse

Cannes: Arnaud Desplechin's 'My Golden Days' in Directors' Fortnight

17-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Five-time Palme d’Or nominated director to world premiere latest film in parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival.

Gueros

Kino Lorber acquires 'Güeros'

17-Apr-2015 | By

Alonso Ruizpalacios’ Güeros premiered in Berlin last year. Separately, IFC Midnight has taken tonight’s Tribeca world premiere Stung off the table.

Force Majeure

Curzon defends pulling 'Force Majeure' from Showroom Cinema

17-Apr-2015 | By

Sheffield’s Showroom Cinema prevented from showing the film on its UK release date; Curzon defends move; BFI issues statement.

Pitch Perfect 2

'Pitch Perfect 2' to close Bentonville

17-Apr-2015 | By

Elizabeth Banks’ comedy sequel for Universal will close Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment’s inaugural festival while the world premiere of TriStar Pictures’ War Room will open the event, set to run in Arkansas from May 5-9.

Jean Mizrahi

Ymagis Group launches US content delivery service

17-Apr-2015 | By

The European digital technologies specialist is rolling out its platform via subsidiary Direct Cinema North America (DCNA).

Antonia Thomas

Antonia Thomas leads 'Thea' cast

17-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Misfits and Northern Soul star leads cast on London thriller.

Beijing International Film Festival panel

Beijing: Darren Aronofsky, Tsui Hark discuss co-pros

17-Apr-2015 | By

Filmmakers including Darren Aronofsky, Tsui Hark and Jean-Jacques Annaud discussed the key factors that help a film travel at the Beijing International Film Festival’s Co-production Forum today.

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story'

Cinedigm acquires 'A Brave Heart'

17-Apr-2015 | By

The distributor has acquired North American theatrical, digital and home entertainment rights to the 2015 SXSW documentary spotlight audience award winner.

Mike Leigh

Mike Leigh's next film revealed: 'Peterloo'

17-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Manchester-born director describes story’s ‘personal resonance’.

Tessa Ross

Tessa Ross quits National Theatre after five months

17-Apr-2015 | By Screen staff

The former head of Film4 has resigned from her post as National Theatre chief executive after less than six months in the job.

Rickman, Cooke, Booth join 'The Limehouse Golem'

17-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Hanway Films secures deal with Lionsgate for UK rights; producer Stephen Woolley says the twist in the film trumps The Crying Game.

Avengers: Age of Ultron

‘Avengers 2’ blasts into social media chart

17-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The superhero sequel is smashing records before it is even released.

'Fast & Furious 7' hits $1bn

17-Apr-2015 | By

Universal executives confirmed on Friday that the action smash had crossed the milestone in an industry record 17 days.

The Elite

'The Elite', 'Virgin Mountain' win in Copenhagen

17-Apr-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Thomas Daneskov’s low-budget DIY drama The Elite (Eliten) has won the New Talent Grand PIX at Copenhagen’s CPH PIX.

istanbul

Istanbul Meetings winners revealed

17-Apr-2015 | By

New projects by Karabey, Aydogan, Sakaoglu among award winners at Istanbul Meetings

Cannes live stream

Cannes Film Festival 2015 line-up Video

16-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The Official Selection of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in full.

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling in talks for 'Blade Runner' sequel

16-Apr-2015 | By

Alcon Entertainment is in negotiations with the Canadian star to join Harrison Ford on its sci-fi sequel, which Cannes Palme d’or contender Denis Villeneuve will direct.

Cannes Film Festival red carpet

Cannes 2015 line-up comment and reactions

16-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Join us for Screen’s Cannes line-up live blog…

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer screengrab

Second 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser released Video

By Michael Rosser

Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew, as Han Solo and Chewbacca, are the first of the original cast to be glimpsed in the new teaser.

Macbeth

Cannes: surprises and no-shows

By Fionnuala Halligan

With titles yet to be announced (up to three for Competition) Thierry Fremaux has presented an artistic selection which feels fresh and new, even though it’s anchored by exciting auteur ‘names’ – Audiard, Haynes, Villeneuve, Sorrentino, Van Sant.

CPH PIX's Foley workshop

The sound of CPH PIX

By Wendy Mitchell

A Bob Hund concert and a Foley demonstration show Copenhagen’s embrace of sound work.

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards 2015 open for entries Video

The Screen Awards are back for a sixth year, celebrating the very best of marketing, distribution and exhibition in the film industry.

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2014 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2014

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen Filmart 2015 Day 3

Hong Kong Filmart 2015: Read Screen's Dailies

Get all the exclusives, reviews, features and screening times from the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (Filmart).

INTERVIEWS

The Survivalist

Stephen Fingleton talks 'The Survivalist'

The first-time director talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca Film Festival world premiere and post-apocalyptic drama based on his 2012 Blacklist screenplay.

Crocodile Gennadiy

Steve Hoover, 'Crocodile Gennadiy'

Steve Hoover talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca documentary on Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s work with vulnerable children in Ukraine.

Thierry Fremaux

Cannes chief Thierry Fremaux talks 2015 line-up

Talking after the announcement of the Cannes Film Festival’s Official Selection on Thursday, festival chief Thierry Fremaux reveals Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise might still make it into competition and his habitual fears for the films he selects.

Genna Terranova

Talking Tribeca

As the 14th annual New York jamboree kicks off, Jeremy Kay talks to festival director Genna Terranova (main picture), Tribeca Enterprises evp Paula Weinstein (centre) and director of short film programming and initiatives Sharon Badal about their work.

Alan Rickman: having a film career is a bit of a surprise

The British actor-director revealed stories from Die Hard, Harry Potter, Robin Hood and his latest film, A Little Chaos.

Ashby

Tony McNamara, 'Ashby'

Australian director Tony McNamara speaks to Nadia Tseng about his upcoming film, Ashby, set to premiere at Tribeca on April 19.

 
 

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