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Picturehouse, Altitude acquire Jeremy Saulnier’s 'Green Room'

EXCLUSIVE: US director’s follow-up to Blue Ruin played at Cannes

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Metrodome acquires 'Hippopotamus'; Sam Neill joins cast

28-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Sam Neill and Roger Allam to star in the British comedy based on a Stephen Fry bestseller.

Stockholm

Stockholm festival launches $120k international film award

28-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

New Stockholm Impact Award will be part of a new international film competition.

BFI London Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival launches shorts prize

28-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

A dozen film will compete for the award.

Ted Sarandos

Ted Sarandos in Ischia Global Legend Award

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Following on from his talk-of-the-town appearance in Cannes, the Netflix chief content officer will attend the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest in Naples, Italy.

Patrick Spence

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Patrick Spence, executive producer of smash hit Fortitude is the latest speaker to join the impressive line-up at the Creative Summit 2015.

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The ambitious company has slotted the latest piece of its executive suite jigsaw into place with the hire of Gail Heaney as executive vice-president of media.

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American Film Institute top brass have chosen Caleb Deschanel to receive the 2015 Franklin J Schaffner Alumni Medal.

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Starz has picked up all US rights to the comedic love story starring Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis.

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Jackie Earle Haley and Mark Boone Jr have joined Nate Parker’s slave drama, currently shooting in Savannah, Georgia.

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Union to handle VFX on ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Visual effects firm will also re-team with The Theory of Everything director James Marsh on the upcoming Donald Crowhurst biopic.

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Viktoria

Big World Pictures falls for ‘Viktoria’

27-May-2015 | By Nadia Tseng

The Brooklyn-based distributor has acquired US rights to Maya Vitkova’s Bulgarian feature debut.

Kate Shepherd

Contend bulks up marketing, content suites

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Jon Sneider has joined the data-driven content creator and distributor as Chief Marketing Officer and evp of client partnerships and Kate Shepherd has been hired as evp of content.

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BAFTA to host Johnnie To event

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Hong Kong director to speak on stage in London as part of BAFTA’s A Life In Pictures series.

Jude Law

FremantleMedia takes rights to Sorrentino's 'Young Pope'

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Series will star Jude Law.

The Here After

Cannes title 'The Here After' sells to UK, Korea

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Drama about a young man who returns home after serving time in prison, but is not forgiven by the local community, played in Directors’ Fortnight.

The Club

Pablo Larrain's 'The Club' heads to North America

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Music Box Films acquires rights to Berlinale Grand Jury Prize winner.

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Moscow Business Square to spotlight Finland, Austria

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The film industries of Finland and Austria will be under the spotlight at the 7th Moscow Business Square (MBS) (June 21-22).

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Open Reel reveals Cannes deals

27-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

US deal for Don’t Accept Dreams From Strangers among sales secured.

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'Amy': a delicate balance

Crafting an illuminating documentary about Amy Winehouse required sensitive diplomatic skills and nerves of steel. Director Asif Kapadia and producer James Gay-Rees tell Matt Mueller about the challenges

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Justin Kurzel, 'Macbeth'

Australian film-maker Justin Kurzel explains to Andreas Wiseman why following his chilling debut Snowtown with Shakespeare’s Scottish tragedy Macbeth worked out to be the ‘perfect storm’.

Joachim Trier

Joachim Trier, 'Louder Than Bombs'

Norwegian director Joachim Trier tells Wendy Mitchell about his first English-language feature, Louder Than Bombs, a father-son drama that elevates him into Cannes Competition

The Sea Of Trees

Bloom: a first year to remember

With Gus Van Sant’s The Sea Of Trees in Competition and several titles in post-production, Alex Walton tells Jeremy Kay why Bloom’s first year has been one to remember.

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AMBI Pictures: in high spirits

Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino, the duo behind rising finance and distribution outfit AMBI Pictures, discuss their plans.

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Charlie Hebdo: fallout within the film industry

The attack on Charlie Hebdo sent shockwaves through the creative industries. Andreas Wiseman considers the fallout within the film industry and gauges the climate for challenging film-making

FRANCE FOCUS

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As France celebrates 120 years of cinema, its film industry is facing economic pressures and a production downturn. But entrepreneurial producers are already finding solutions.

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French producers are rising to the challenges in the changing landscape of finance and production. Melanie Goodfellow meets some of the most enterprising players.

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Many producers are turning to direct distribution to get their films in front of audiences. Ian Sandwell reports on the growing trend and hears about the pros and cons from those who have taken the path.

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