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.
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.
There were several noticeable bumps in evidence at the weekend as distributors expanded their theatrical footprints in the wake of last Sunday’s (February 22) Academy Awards.
Will Smith’s return to action in Warner Bros’ caper opposite Margot Robbie helped the film opened top in North America on an estimated $19.1m over a slow post-Oscar session.
The distributor has secured US rights to Shawn Rech and Brandon Kimber’s documentary
Manish Mundra’s production company Drishyam and Sundance Institute have organised the Drishyam – Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab 2015 to take place in Goa, India, from April 12-16.
EXCLUSIVE: Deals with Wild Bunch, Memento, Submarine include doc The Seventh Fire, presented by Terrence Malick.
Bruce Lee Enterprises CEO Shannon Lee is teaming up with Lawrence Grey and Janet Yang on a biopic about her iconic father.
New joint collaboration aimed to boost visibility of Swedish films and co-produce new features.
Jennifer Aniston drama tops Julianne Moore Oscar-winner.
In a landmark ruling on Thursday that will almost certainly face rigorous appeal, the Federal Communications Commission voted in favour of open access to the internet.
Alcon Entertainment is in talks with the French-Canadian to direct sci-fi sequel Blade Runner and confirmed Harrison Ford will reprise his iconic role as Rick Deckard.
The organisation’s first CEO will relocate from London to Los Angeles
One week into shooting in Cleveland, finance issues have forced Benaroya Films to temporarily halt production on the action thriller starring Bruce Willis.
EXCLUSIVE: A Christmas Miracle was in the works before the British filmmaker died in 2012.
The distributor has acquired all US rights to Pat Mills’ comedy that premiered in Toronto.
EXCLUSIVE: Bernard Hill, Virginia McKenna head MoliFilms comedy.
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