EXCLUSIVE: Service adds upcoming releases, is in talks with commercial and indie exhibitors for roll-out.
The 2015 Cinefoundation Atelier will host 15 projects from 14 countries.
Scholarships for Chinese and British nationals part of education push from BAFTA.
ITV’s pre-tax profits have surged by 39% to £605m in 2014 following a strong performance from ITV Studios and healthy advertising and online growth.
MARCH 3 UPDATE: In what will come as little surprise to the industry, reports are circulating that the major US theatre chains are lining up to boycott Netflix’s likely theatrical release in support of an Oscar campaign.
Origin has acquired rights to Blanc/Biehn Productions’ dark thriller starring Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc Biehn.
EXCLUSIVE: Independent boards sales; Robbie Ryan to produce, DoP.
The film-maker and artist will present the West Coast premiere of her new work at the 58th San Francisco International Film Festival on April 28 and 29.
Deal secures co-production treaty with qualifying films not subject to China’s quota on foreign films.
Open Road Films has released the first image from Oliver Stone’s upcoming drama about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
James Cullen Bressack’s second feature was set to be the first release in a new joint VoD venture between Nerdly and TheHorrorShow.TV.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Sequel slips past Dragon Blade and Wolf Totem in second week of Chinese New Year holiday.
Inaugural festival wrapped this weekend screening more than 30 European arthouse films.
Animation has become the biggest grossing Japanese feature of all time in Hong Kong after just seven days of release.
Stephen Page’s new feature is currently in production and is produced by the creative team behind The Turning.
Big screen adaptation surpasses Non-Stop’s worldwide tally of $236m to become their biggest ever worldwide release.
RLJ Entertainment has promoted Mark Ward to chief acquisitions officer, feature films and hired Angela Northington as svp of content acquisitions of urban brand Urban Movie Channel.
In a significant switch that underscores Voltage’s ambitions, the executive has left as president of IM Global to become president / COO at Nicolas Chartier’s company.
IM Global and leading label Republic Records have signed a multi-film co-financing and co-production deal that kicks off with the Atlanta-set urban comedy Rollin’ Thunder.
The Weinstein Company has climbed aboard to co-finance with FilmNation the McDonalds origins story set to star Michael Keaton.
Download the February 2015 edition of Screen International here including a focus on the European Film Market, a preview of the Berlinale’s world premieres, an Irish tax special, interviews with Arts Alliance and Fortitude International and a territory focus on Spain…
Spain is not an easy territory to categorise. In many ways, it is a cinema industry of contrasts.
A preview of some of the most-anticipated Spanish productions and co-productions of the year, from big-budget English-language dramas to Pedro Almodovar’s next women-centric tale. By Juan Sarda.
Spain has seen a box-office boom in 2014 but admissions were driven by discount ticket schemes. Distributors and exhibitors are looking for new solutions, Juan Sarda reports.
Why are some Spanish producers struggling when home-grown titles are enjoying unprecedented success at the local box office, asks Juan Sarda.
Screen reports from the tenth Glasgow FrightFest, featuring interviews with The Woods Movie’s Russ Gomm and The Treatment’s Hans Herbots.
Award-winning short-film director Lluis Quilez tells Nadia Tseng about his next big step with his feature directorial debut on Participant Media’s Out Of The Dark starring Julia Stiles and Scott Speedman.
Although new to the business, Indian producer Manish Mundra has already backed films that have won prizes in Sundance and Berlin. He tells Liz Shackleton about his plans to finance and distribute content-driven Indian cinema.
Sound designer Raja Sehgal reveals the skill behind sound mixing trailers for six out of the eight Best Picture nominations.
Dane DeHaan talks to Screen about portraying James Dean.
The film-maker talks about his Berlin competition entry.
Newport Beach Film Festival hosted a pre-BAFTA private reception to award The Imitation Game last night [Feb 5].
Weta Digital has grown from one computer to a global VFX powerhouse employing 1,000 people. John Hazelton talks to key executives Richard Taylor and Joe Letteri
The Theory Of Everything is far more than a Stephen Hawking biopic - it’s a ‘triple helix’ of scientific breakthrough, debilitating disease and a one-of-a-kind love story. Wendy Mitchell talks to the team behind the film