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Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn boards New Regency heist thriller

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The Gone Girl author and screenwriter is reuniting with New Regency to co-write the adaptation of UK show Widows with Steve McQueen.

Cinecitta

Cinecittà touts Italian tax credits to Hollywood

27-Mar-2015 | By

A small delegation from Cinecittà Studios toured Los Angeles this week to promote the revised Italian tax credit to Hollywood studios and production companies.

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UK regions need more support, Labour report

27-Mar-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Labour-backed creative industries report also calls for additional diversity targets.

Rick McCallum

'Star Wars' producer readies first Czech-Dutch co-pro

27-Mar-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Prague-based US producer Rick McCallum is behind what is likely to be the first official Czech-Dutch co-production with writer-director Karin Babinská’s romantic drama Following The Dream (Za Sny).

Pedro Almodovar

Almodovar producer talks new film ‘Silence’

27-Mar-2015 | By Juan Sarda

Cast revealed for Pedro Almodovar drama set in a “female universe” that will begin shooting in May.

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Writers, directors gain share of BFI ‘Locked Box’ recoupment

27-Mar-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

‘Locked Box’ scheme has previously been tapped into by UK producers.

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Ralph Fiennes to receive Empire Legend award

27-Mar-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The Grand Budapest Hotel star to collect honour at a ceremony this weekend.

Cinderella

‘Cinderella’ beats ‘Insurgent’ in social buzz

27-Mar-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Live action fairytale moves ahead of Divergent sequel – but new Fast and Furious looks set to overtake.

Alleycats

Hot projects on Screenbase

27-Mar-2015 | By Monica Mendoza

Projects new to Screenbase include Ian Bonhôte’s directorial debut Alleycats and Jeppe Rønde’s fictional debut Bridgend.

Amy Beecroft

Verve to handle international sales

26-Mar-2015 | By

The talent and literary agency has brought on Amy Beecroft to run its new global business development division Verve Ventures in what is likely to become a talking point in Cannes and beyond.

Kevin Wu

Lakeshore launches Off The Dock

26-Mar-2015 | By

Lakeshore Entertainment, which earlier this week unveiled plans to boost its film production pipeline, is targeting the YouTube generation with a full-service digital studio.

Gene Simmons

WWE, Gene Simmons launch Erebus Pictures

26-Mar-2015 | By

WWE and the media entrepreneur and former KISS idol will finance and produce ‘elevated’ horror fare, kicking off with a three-film deal led by Temple.

Magnolia Pictures acquires 'Experimenter'

26-Mar-2015 | By

The North American deal follows the film’s world premiere at Sundance in January and sets up a theatrical release later this year.

Tommy Gargotta

Relativity EuropaCorp names marketing head

26-Mar-2015 | By

Relativity EuropaCorp Distribution has appointed Tommy Gargotta as president of theatrical marketing.

The Pearl Button

Kino Lorber dives for 'The Pearl Button'

26-Mar-2015 | By

Kino Lorber has picked up all US rights to Chilean director Patricio Guzmán’s documentary and Silver Bear best screenplay winner at this year’s Berlinale.

Time Lapse

XLrator Media leaps into 'Time Lapse'

26-Mar-2015 | By

The distributor has acquired North American rights to the time travel thriller starring Danielle Panabaker and plans a day-and-date release via its Macabre genre label.

Taken 3

French film investment drops to 13-year low

26-Mar-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

New CNC figures confirm 2014 was a tough year for the French film production sector.

Frankenstein

Rainmark reveals Sean Bean 'Frankenstein Chronicles' details

26-Mar-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Rainmark Films, the indie led by Game Of Thrones producer Frank Doelger and former BBC Films executive Tracey Scoffield, has lifted the lid on its multimillion-pound ITV Encore drama The Frankenstein Chronicles.

Michel Hazanavicius

Oscar-winners join EU copyright plans protest

26-Mar-2015 | By

‘The Artist’ director Michel Hazanavicius leads call against the creation of a Digital Single Market

Tribeca

Tribeca unveils free community events

26-Mar-2015 | By

Top brass at the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) presented by AT&T have announced the return of the Tribeca Drive-In, Family Festival Street Fair, Tribeca/ESPN Sports Day and Tribeca Family Screenings.

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

FILMART 2015

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Filmart 2015: Beyond China

Filmart is the centre of the world for global buyers and sellers focused on Asian content. As it enters its 19th edition, Louise Tutt examines its enduring appeal.

Dragon Blade

Filmart 2015: Hot titles - Hong Kong, China

Liz Shackleton spotlights the hottest productions at Hong Kong Filmart.

Make Room

Filmart 2015: Hot titles - Japan

Japanese companies are at Filmart with a strong line-up of literary adaptations, tear-jerkers and a comedy set in the make-up room of a porn shoot.

The Treacherous

Filmart 2015: Hot titles - South Korea

Sales agents from South Korea are in town with a line-up of intriguing character-driven dramas, period action titles and offbeat stories. Jean Noh profiles a selection

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Filmart 2015: HAF profiles

Profiles of projects from the 13th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF).

Song of the Sea

Filmart 2015: Is there Asian appetite for European films?

With sales companies out in force at Filmart, how much of an appetite do Asian audiences really have for European films?

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Filmart 2015: US falls for appeal

Filmart offers US sellers the chance to establish and maintain relationships with Asian buyers outside the frenzy of the bigger markets in the calendar.

Filmart 2015: Philip Yung, Port Of Call

Philip Yung talks to Silvia Wong about socially conscious storytelling and his HKIFF closing film Port Of Call.

Filmart 2015: HKIFF's Roger Garcia on reaching a younger crowd

Hong Kong International Film Festival’s Roger Garcia tells Liz Shackleton about the efforts made to woo younger audiences

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Southpaw

Southpaw trailer Video

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With customary deft marketing footwork, The Weinstein Company has dropped the first trailer of its upcoming Jake Gyllenhaal drama in time to whet appetites before the summer release.

Rogue Nation

'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation' trailer Video

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Ethan Hunt is back, which means Tom Cruise gets to play with guns, ride motorbikes and climb things again – and boy, does this new trailer from Paramount make it look worth the wait.

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Cannes 2015 poster pays tribute to Ingrid Bergman Video

By Michael Rosser

Cannes Film Festival envokes classic Hollywood with an image of the late star.

INTERVIEWS

Filmart 2015: Philip Yung, Port Of Call

Philip Yung talks to Silvia Wong about socially conscious storytelling and his HKIFF closing film Port Of Call.

Krzysztof Zanussi

Krzysztof Zanussi on Scorsese, censorship and his new film

Veteran Polish director talks to Geoffrey Macnab ahead of a major UK tour of restored Polish film classics, programmed by Martin Scorsese.

Filmart 2015: HKIFF's Roger Garcia on reaching a younger crowd

Hong Kong International Film Festival’s Roger Garcia tells Liz Shackleton about the efforts made to woo younger audiences

Mania Days

Paul Dalio, 'Mania Days'

NYU Tisch School Of the Arts and NYU graduate film-making alumnus Paul Dalio talks to Elbert Wyche about Mania Days, his debut feature that premieres in SXSW.

Garnets Gold

Ed Perkins, ‘The Lost Gold of the Highlands’

British director looks back at his Tribeca and Edinburgh-nominated documentary, from the producer of Searching For Sugar Man, ahead of its UK TV premiere.

Justin Lerner

Justin Lerner, 'The Automatic Hate'

UCLA film school grad Justin Lerner talks to Elbert Wyche about his SXSW debut and second directorial effort The Automatic Hate, which receives its world premiere on March 15.

 
 

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