EXCLUSIVE: Independent boards sales; Robbie Ryan to produce, DoP.
Deal secures co-production treaty with qualifying films not subject to China’s quota on foreign films.
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.
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.
The Doha Film Institute’s (DFI) new Qumra event, which kicks off on Friday (March 6), will welcome more than 100 global film professionals and 150 Qatar-based industry guests.
The Austin festival will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the John Hughes classic with the world premiere of the remastered version.
EXCLUSIVE: UK deals for Nicolas Cage and Jennifer Connelly films.
Fox’s sequel scores $5.8m (£3.74m) debut, including previews, to dethrone Fifty Shades of Grey; Universal’s raunchy adaptation crosses £30m mark after 17 days in play.
Jaime Winstone to lead cast for Rose Tremain adaptation.
EXCLUSIVE: Sean Ellis to direct, Cillian Murphy to co-star in assassination film.
Tom Browne’s feature debut wins first Audience Award; 40,000 admissions for second year in a row.
Crimea and Ukraine-themed films and those showcasing “family values” among those to get support.
Sundance doc The Wolfpack, Kickboxer reboot and Asterix & Obelix among UK deals.
UPDATED MARCH 2: Fifty Shades Of Grey extended its dominion to a third weekend on top via Universal Pictures International as a confirmed $34.3m from 59 territories elevated the running total to $337m.
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