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Truth

SPC throws 'Truth' into awards ring

31-Jul-2015 | By

The ‘Rathergate’ drama starring Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett will open in New York and Los Angeles on October 16.

Court approves $9.5m Relativity loan

31-Jul-2015 | By

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has granted permission for the bankrupt company to pay staff and maintain day-to-day operations.

Gary Oldman

Gary Oldman joins STX sci-fi romance

31-Jul-2015 | By

Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino and Britt Robertson have also joined the untitled intergalactic love story that Peter Chelsom will direct.

#Horror

IFC Midnight acquires '#Horror'

31-Jul-2015 | By

Tara Subkoff’s genre film stars Chloe Sevigny, Tim Hutton, Natasha Lyonne, Balthazar Getty and Taryn Manning, among others.

Willem Dafoe

Willem Dafoe joins Noomi Rapace sci-fi; shoot begins

31-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

What Happened to Monday? has begun production in Romania; new cast additions include Kon-Tiki’s Pal Sverre Hagen.

Ewa Puszczynska

'Ida' producer readies first project with own company

31-Jul-2015 | By

Ewa Puszczynska, a producer on Pawel Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winning Ida, is preparing the first feature project of her own new company.

Cinedigm

Cinedigm appoints four to board

31-Jul-2015 | By

The distributor announced on Friday that Blair Westlake, Andy Schuon, Zvi Rhine and Patrick O’Brien have joined as independent directors and will serve on the board, effective immediately.

Pippa Harris

Pippa Harris to chair BAFTA Film Committee

31-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

Co-founder of Sam Mendes’ Neal Street Productions replaces Nik Powell, stepping up from her role as deputy chair.

The Dvor Massacre

Sarajevo Film Festival unveils full line-up

31-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Newly announced strands include 1995-2015 Dealing With The Past.

Eclair Group

Ymagis takeover of Eclair Group cleared

31-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

Ymagis to acquire Éclair’s operating activities, assets and holdings in subsidiaries in France, Germany and Morocco.

Inside Out

'Inside Out' beats 'Southpaw' in buzz chart

31-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation ranks third.

Ryan Kavanaugh

Relativity files for bankruptcy

30-Jul-2015 | By

Ryan Kavanaugh’s embattled studio ended months of speculation on Thursday, initiating a voluntary Chapter 11 filing it said would allow it to strengthen the balance sheet and recapitalise.

David Glasser

David Glasser to exit TWC

30-Jul-2015 | By

The seven-year veteran who arrived in September 2008 to head the international division and climbed to president and COO has resigned and will leave in November.

Beasts Of No Nation

'Beasts Of No Nation' to open in Landmark venues Video

30-Jul-2015 | By

Netflix, Bleecker Street and Landmark announced a partnership on Thursday that will put Netflix’s first original film in 19 of the US exhibitor’s markets.

Regal Theatres

Regal rejects Paramount windows experiment

30-Jul-2015 | By

The largest exhibitor in the US has declined to take part in Paramount’s bid to shorten the traditional 90-day window between theatrical and home entertainment viewing.

Atom Egoyan

Sarajevo fest to honour Atom Egoyan

30-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Director’s latest feature Remember to screen at Venice and Toronto.

Arabian Nights

Kino Lorber acquires 'Arabian Nights'

30-Jul-2015 | By

The distributor has picked up North American rights to Miguel Gomes’ six-hour trilogy about social and economic woes in Portugal.

New Regency closes $200m financing

30-Jul-2015 | By

The new capital commitments will support the upcoming pipeline and as well as TV growth.

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf to preside over Russia's On The Edge jury

30-Jul-2015 | By

Filipino director Lav Diaz among jury members.

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COMMENT/BLOGS

Becoming Bulletproof

'Becoming Bulletproof' to get US release

29-Jul-2015 | By

A multiple award-winning documentary about the making of a Western shot entirely with a cast of actors living with disability is to start a limited run in New York this autumn.

Spotlight

Early awards hopefuls plant flags

29-Jul-2015 | By

New York and Venice had each set sail into awards season amid a squall of potent announcements by the time Toronto entered the fray on Tuesday with a flotilla of programming highlights.

Michael Moore teases 'Where To Invade Next' details Video

29-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

What do we know so far about Moore’s latest documentary?

The Martian

Toronto trailers: gala screenings Video

28-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

A Lance Armstrong biopic, Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi and Julianne Moore’s latest are amongst the galas in Toronto this year.

Eye In The Sky

GALLERY: Toronto 2015 gala films

28-Jul-2015

Pictures of the gala films set to screen at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.

LEADER

Matt Mueller

Summer ramblings

Now that summer is here, thoughts (well, mine anyway) turn to holidays and multiplexes being dominated by Hollywood’s latest salvo of tentpoles, sequels and tentpole sequels.

DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen June-July 2015

Download the June-July 2015 edition of Screen International here…

UK VFX & Post Directory 2015

DIGITAL EDITION: The British Film Commission’s showcase of the UK VFX and post facilities for features and high-end TV

Call For Submissions: Screen's Toronto 2015 Product Guide

Screen International Presents: Toronto 2015 Product Guide

Kathy Wolfe

Kathy Wolfe, Wolfe Releasing

The leading LGBT distributor in the US looks back on her 30 years in the business.

A Christmas Horror Story and Tales of Halloween

Fantasia: 'A Christmas Horror Story', 'Tales of Halloween'

Screen talks to Steve Hoban, Mark Smith, Axelle Carolyn and Neil Marshall about the recent resurgence of anthologies in horror.

beyond the fear

Israeli artists sound alarm over growing censorship

According to local filmmakers, the recent suppression of documentary Beyond The Fear is just one episode in a quickening erosion of artistic freedom in Israel.

chemo

Bartosz Prokopowicz talks 'Chemo'

Polish director Bartosz Prokopowicz discusses his autobiographical love story Chemo.

lazlo nemes

Lazlo Nemes talks 'Son of Saul'

Screen talks to the Hungarian director about his harrowing Cannes debut.

wounded land

Erez Tadmor talks thriller Wounded Land

Director Erez Tadmor talks to Screen about 1970s cop movies, shooting in Haifa and moving from comedy to drama with his ripped-from-the-headlines thriller Wounded Land.

Interview: Tova Ascher

Tova Ascher has edited some of the most acclaimed Israeli features of the past three decades. She tells Screen what compelled her to make a feature directing debut with A.K.A. Nadia.

Voyage of discovery: 'Thru You Princess'

Director Ido Haar and aspiring US singer/avid YouTuber Princess Shaw talk to Screen about how Thru You Princess found its voice.

jeruzalem yael grobglas

Is the Israeli horror film about to take off?

Screen discusses the genre’s origins, growth and prospects with the local scene’s key players.

vita activa, the spirit of hannah arendt

Interview: Ada Ushpiz

Documentary film-maker Ada Ushpiz tells Screen about charting the life and fertile mind of a great thinker in her new film Vita Activa, The Spirit Of Hannah Arendt.

Ludo

Q and Nikon talk Fantasia horror 'Ludo'

Filmmakers Q and Nikon talk to Ian Sandwell about their horror which received its world premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival.

evgeny ruman

Interview: Evgeny Ruman

Israeli director Evgeny Ruman talks to Screen about shooting his second feature, The Man In The Wall, over six days in one apartment.

ulrich seidl

Ulrich Seidl, 'In The Basement'

Film-maker Ulrich Seidl speaks about how a fascination with Austrians and their cellars led to his lauded documentary In The Basement.

natalie portman

Rabinovich Foundation scales new heights

The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts’ Cinema Project is backing new projects by Avi Nesher, Yoav Shamir and animation maestro Albert Hanan Kaminski.

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards trophies

Screen Awards entry deadline extended until July 31

The Screen Awards, returning for its sixth year in 2015, has extended the deadline for entries until July 31.

Screen Awards 2015 open for entries Video

The Screen Awards are back for a sixth year, celebrating the very best of marketing, distribution and exhibition in the film industry.

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