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Leonardo DiCaprio

Paramount, DiCaprio eye VW scandal film

13-Oct-2015 | By

According to reports the studio and DiCaprio’s Appian Way have optioned a four-page book proposal about the ongoing crisis at the German car manufacturer with a view to a feature adaptation.

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NATO unveils new officers

13-Oct-2015 | By

Celebration! Cinemas CEO John D Loeks has been appointed chairman following the annual general meeting of the National Association Of Theatre Owners (NATO) in Washington from October 7-8.

The Idol

'The Idol' to open Doha’s Ajyal youth festival

13-Oct-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Doha Film Institute unveils first titles for third edition of Ajyal, confirms second edition of Qumra.

John Ridley

John Ridley to direct LA Riots film

12-Oct-2015 | By

The Oscar-winning screenwriter of 12 Years A Slave will direct from his own script for Broad Green Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.


Robert Walak set to leave TWC

12-Oct-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

TWC executive Robert Walak is to depart the company this week, Screen has confirmed.


Music Box acquires 'Flowers'

12-Oct-2015 | By

The distributor has picked up North American rights from Film Factory Entertainment to Spain’s foreign-language Oscar contender. Separately, Cohen Media Group has acquired 30 films from the Merchant Ivory Productions library .


'Tangerine' triumphs in Rio Felix awards

12-Oct-2015 | By

Sean Baker’s transgender drama was named best fiction film as Rio De Janeiro Film Festival top brass celebrated the best LGBTQ films of this year’s festival.

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Film Bazaar unveils line-up of 19 projects

12-Oct-2015 | By

Co-production Market to feature new projects from Kanu Behl, Aditya Vikram Sengupta and Nandita Das, along with Ritesh Batra’s first project as a producer.


'Immortal', 'Walnut Tree' win at Busan

12-Oct-2015 | By

Iranian filmmaker Hadi Mohaghegh’s Immortal and Walnut Tree from Kazakhstan’s Yerlan Nurmukhambetov were presented with the New Currents Awards at the close of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) on Saturday night.

Sundance Ignite

Sundance Institute to Ignite young filmmakers

12-Oct-2015 | By

The Institute announced on Monday its new Sundance Ignite project aimed at aspiring 18-to-24-year-olds.

Don Francisco

Don Francisco to receive Precious GEM Award

12-Oct-2015 | By

The Chilean TV personality will collect the inaugural honour on closing night on October 25 of the GEMS Festival hosted by Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival.

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CPH:DOX announces guest curators; focus on climate change

12-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

Naomi Klein and Olafur Eliasson will both curate programmes at this year’s festival.

Chow Yun Fat

Chow Yun Fat to star in 'Cold War 2'

12-Oct-2015 | By

Chow Yun Fat has joined the cast of Edko Films’ Cold War 2, directed by Longman Leung and Sunny Luk, which is currently in production.

'Fantastic Beasts' to shoot in Liverpool

12-Oct-2015 | By Michael Rosser

JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off, starring Eddie Redmayne, to shoot in the city.

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Screen, British Council celebrate Stars of Tomorrow

12-Oct-2015 | By Screen staff

Screen International and British Council present Screen’s Stars Of Tomorrow tonight at an intimate industry dinner.

The Martian

'The Martian' retains UK lead

12-Oct-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Lionsgate’s Sicario is the week’s highest new entry with $2.5m (£1.6m) as Legend becomes StudioCanal’s second biggest release ever with $25.7m (£16.75m).

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Alistair Hope to deliver LFF Connects: Games talk

12-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

Designer of award-winning Alien: Isolation will discuss the intersection between art, technology and entertainment.

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Sky and Disney extend deal

12-Oct-2015 | By Broadcast staff

The extended deal will mean Sky customers can watch the studio’s films nine months after theatrical release.



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Call For Submissions: Screen's AFM 2015 Product Guide

Screen International presents our 2015 AFM Product Guide.


David Puttnam

UK film distribution "worth $1.8bn"

The Film Distributors Association has today released a report quantifying the value of film distribution in the UK.



Stars of Tomorrow 2015 cover

DIGITAL EDITION: Stars of Tomorrow 2015

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Browse this year’s selection of the hottest upcoming actors and filmmakers…

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Zurich 2015: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazines from the 11th Zurich Film Festival here.

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Paul Webster and Joe Wright

Joe Wright and Paul Webster talk 'Pan'


Director Joe Wright and producer Paul Webster talk to NFTS about their vision for ‘Pan’ and making a tentpole movie with Warner Bros.


'Gold': First-look image

2-Oct-2015 | By

Soaking wet, grizzled Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez are hatching a crazy plot in the jungle – what’s not to like?

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Dinard British Film Festival gets underway

2-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

The 26th edition launched last night with guests including Natalie Dormer and Hanif Kureishi.


Nabil Ayouch

Q&A: Nabil Ayouch, director of 'Much Loved'

Nabil Ayouch talks about his latest film, which has attracted controversy in its native Morocco.

David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam predicts "significant mergers" of European distributors

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Veteran producer talks to Screen about the proposed digital single market and consolidation of European distributors

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'Suffragette' director Sarah Gavron on women behind the camera

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Sarah Gavron on her BFI London Film Festival opener Suffragette and the challenges of being a female film-maker.

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Ben Wheatley talks building 'High-Rise'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Ben Wheatley had his biggest budget to date to create the dystopian setting portrayed in JG Ballard’s novel High-Rise. Michael Rosser speaks to the UK film-maker about his vision for the story’s funky world

Joe Menendez

Joe Menendez, 'Ladrones'

A film about opportunity seems fitting for director Joe Menendez and writer Jon Molerio, who have finally collaborated on their first project 16 years after a fateful encounter.

Busan: Larry Yang talks 'Mountain Cry'

Larry Yang, director of Busan closing film Mountain Cry, explains how he adapted a rural Chinese story set in the 1980s for contemporary audiences in China and overseas.


Clare Binns to receive exhibition honour at Screen Awards

The Screen Awards set to take place in London next month.

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.