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Awards Season: Animation

Reports on the making of Inside Out, Shaun The Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur, Anomalisa, The Peanuts Movie and Minions

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Holy Cow

'Holy Cow': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Imam Hasanov. Azerbaijan, Germany, Romania, 2015. 72 mins.



The Staircase

IDFA: Lestrade launches 'The Staircase III'

26-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Oscar-winning French director to revisit infamous case of Tennessee novelist accused of murdering wife.

Don Juan

'Don Juan', 'Ukrainian Sheriffs' win at IDFA

26-Nov-2015 | By

Festival also confirms Michael Moore set to compile next year’s ‘Top 10’.

Oleg Sentsov

Appeal rejected for jailed Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov

26-Nov-2015 | By

The 20 and 10-year sentences meted out to Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov’s and his co-defendant Aleksandr Kolchenko have been upheld by the military division of the Russian Supreme Court.

Wellcome Trust Fellowship 2015

Carol Morley awarded Wellcome Trust Screenwriting Fellowship

26-Nov-2015 | By Matt Mueller

Prize gives film-maker £30,000 ($45,000) and open access to Wellcome Trust scientists and research.

Shanker Raman

'Gurgaon', 'Machines' win Film Bazaar awards

26-Nov-2015 | By

Shanker Raman’s Gurgaon and Rahul Jain’s Machines both picked up Prasad Digital Intermediate Awards at the close of Film Bazaar on Nov 25.

Cemetery of Splendour

'Cemetery of Splendour' wins best film at APSAs

26-Nov-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Asia Pacific prizes also awarded to Hany Abu-Assad for The Idol, Alexey German Jr for Under Electric Clouds and cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing for The Assassin.

Ventana Sur

Ventana Sur: Latin American cinema on the march

26-Nov-2015 | By

Previewing the annual Latin American sales jamboree 

BFI exterior

BFI to receive 8% grant-in-aid cut over four years

25-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

BFI says spending review reduction is “better than anticipated”.

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DCMS cuts less than feared

25-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

“Deep cuts” would be a “false economy” says British Chancellor, but department admin costs to be cut by 20%.

George Osborne

Autumn Statement 2015: How will the DCMS fare?

25-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Film likely to face cuts amid anticipated DCMS budget reduction.


CPH:DOX moving to March

25-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: In a major shift to the documentary festival landscape, CPH:DOX has announced it is to change dates.


CPH PIX merges with BUSTER; moves to autumn

25-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

From 2016, CPH PIX is moving from its April dates to an autumn slot and will merge with its sister children’s/youth film festival, BUSTER (which formerly ran in September).

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IDFA: Wide House picks up 'Man Falling'

25-Nov-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Picture about Danish artist Per Kirkeby opened CPH:DOX.

Brie Larson

'Room', 'The Big Short' to bookend Dubai fest

25-Nov-2015 | By Tom Grater

Spotlight, Truth and Concussion are also among the festival’s programme.

IFFR Tiger

IFFR teams with VPRO for Big Screen Award

25-Nov-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Winning filmmaker will receive cash prize with award.

Peggy Guggenheim

Submarine joins forces with NonStop

25-Nov-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

New York-based indie sales powerhouse Submarine is creating a new documentary centric label in Scandinavia with NonStop Entertainment.

Bérénice Bejo in The Last Diamond

Swipe acquires Berenice Bejo's 'The Last Diamond', 'All About Them'

25-Nov-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Independent film distributor to offer a real diamond to UK cinemagoers as part of marketing campaign.


'Carol' leads Indie Spirit nominees

24-Nov-2015 | By

Todd Haynes is in the running for best director and both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara are in contention for best female lead alongside Room’s Brie Larson as Carol earned six 2016 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations in Los Angeles on Tuesday.



US Briefs: Frenesy Film sells 'Antonia.' to Italy

Plus… FilmRise acquired The Champions; Unified’s Red Band Films wraps shooting on The Rake; and Made In NY grant receipents announced.



Call For Submissions: Screen's Berlin EFM 2016 Product Guide

Screen International presents our 2016 Berlinale/EFM Product Guide


Alexandra Bentley

Philm Company co-founder wins UKTI prize Video

Alexandra Bentley wins with thriller based around a hostage crisis on the London Underground.



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Film Bazaar 2015: Screen's dailies

Browse Screen International’s daily magazines from Goa’s Film Bazaar here.

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Screen November 20 2015

Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, which includes a focus on the leading contenders for acting nominations this awards season…

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COMMENT: Indie Spirit Awards 2015

27-Nov-2015 | By Matt Mueller

With the Independent Spirit Award nominations announcement comes the first significant marker for awards season, as pundits and prognosticators read the tea leaves for signs of relative health (or ailment) in each film’s march towards the Oscars.

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'Carol' director talks female-driven films at BAFTA event

26-Nov-2015 | By Tom Grater

Todd Haynes discussed his career at a BAFTA Life in Pictures event.

Captain America: Civil War

WATCH: 'Captain America: Civil War' first trailer Video

25-Nov-2015 | By Tom Grater

The titular Captain faces off against Iron Man in Marvel’s next superhero blockbuster.



Awards Season: Animation

Reports on the making of Inside Out, Shaun The Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur, Anomalisa, The Peanuts Movie and Minions

Nordic hits 2015

Box office analysis 2015: Nordic Region

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Local films are enjoying huge success throughout the Nordic region this year.

Box office analysis 2015: Italy

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Can the traditional end-of-year release of local comedy titles help boost the Italian box office of 2015?

Three Heroes A Gambit

Box office analysis 2015: Russia

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Weak local titles are suffering in the face of particularly strong product from Hollywood and a dwindling art-house sector in 2015.

BIFA opens the doors

How do you turn a great evening ceremony into a meaningful year-round brand? That’s the challenge the new co-directors of the British Independent Film Awards have set for themselves.


Asia TV Forum & Market 2015: small screen, big picture

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Singapore’s thriving Asia TV Forum & Market is designed to offer real insights into how to reach Asian TV audiences. Silvia Wong reports


Screen Awards 2015 award

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

Screen Awards 2015 Distributor of the Year

Universal, 'Amy' big winners at Screen Awards 2015

The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.