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LATEST FILM NEWS HEADLINES

Mustang

'Mustang' triumphs at France's Lumiere awards

9-Feb-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Oscar-nominated film also a front-runner in Cesars. 

Hush

SXSW Midnighters includes 'Hush', 'Carnage Park'

9-Feb-2016 | By

Mike Flanagan’s eagerly anticipated film that thrilled buyers at a secret screening in Toronto last September is among the ten-strong genre roster in the 23rd edition of the festival, set to run from March 11-19 in Austin, Texas.

Rooney Mara

Weinsteins closing in on 'Mary Magdalene'

9-Feb-2016 | By

The company is reportedly finalising a North American rights deal for the Biblical era biopic that would see it partner once again with See-Saw Films.

Kevin Spacey

Zeal Media Co launches with 'Billionaire Boys Club'

9-Feb-2016 | By

The team behind the Kevin Spacey-Ansel Elgort drama that Good Universe will be selling in Berlin have deepened their ties.

Emma Watson

EuropaCorp acquires 'The Circle'

9-Feb-2016 | By

Sources confirmed the North American deal on Tuesday that is understood to have closed for a little under $10m.

The Evil In Us

Raven Banner unveils genre quartet for EFM

9-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Toronto-based distributor and sales agent arrives at the EFM with four new titles to introduce to buyers.

David Tennant

GSP Studios to sell 'Mad To Be Normal' at EFM

9-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The R.D. Liang biopic stars David Tennant in the lead role, alongside Elisabeth Moss.

Porta Dos Fundos

Brazilian YouTube stars Porta Dos Fundos shooting feature

9-Feb-2016 | By

Porta dos Fundos - Contrato Vitalicio, from the YouTube comedy troupe, is now filming in Rio de Janeiro.

Don't Call Me Son

Cinema do Brasil promotes Panorama pair

9-Feb-2016 | By

The Brazilian promotional body will attend the EFM for the tenth consecutive year to talk up a slate of national films that includes Panorama selections Time Was Endless and Don’t Call Me Son.

Eddie Redmayne leading BAFTA buzz

9-Feb-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Star Wars actor John Boyega pulls ahead among BAFTA Rising Star contenders.

mellow mud

Pluto Film acquires Berlinale Generation title 'Mellow Mud'

9-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The sales outfit has also taken two other films for EFM: Yaniv Berman’s Land Of The Little People and Jan Speckenbach’s Freedom.

jemma wendy

British Council adds two film programme managers

9-Feb-2016 | By Screen staff

Jemma Desai to work on shorts and global exhibition; Wendy Mitchell takes permanent post working on festivals and digital.

Tom Of Finland poster

EFM: Protagonist boards Dome Karukoski’s 'Tom Of Finland'

8-Feb-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Drama about the iconic gay artist to shoot in Sweden.

Rocco Siffredi

Wild Bunch to launch porn star Rocco Siffredi doc at EFM

8-Feb-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Company also reveals more details about Claire Denis’s High Life and will show fresh footage of Emir Kusturica’s On The Milky Road. 

Philippe Couillard

Cinesite opens animation studio in Montreal

8-Feb-2016 | By

Top brass at the effects and feature animation studio said on Monday the 54,000 sq ft Canadian hub – backed by Québec’s investment arm, among others – will get nine features into production and create 500 permanent jobs by 2020.

Goosebumps

'Goosebumps' tops UK box office

8-Feb-2016 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal comedy Dad’s Army leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£2.07m) from 585 sites.

Land of Mine

'Land Of Mine' dominates Danish Film Awards

8-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The historical drama triumphed with six awards, while Oscar-nominated A War had to settle for one.

love me do

Parkland Pictures takes UK thriller 'Love Me Do'

8-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Parkland will introduce thriller to buyers at the EFM.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Courage

US Briefs: Spotlight acquires int'l rights to 'Courage'

Plus: Production begins on The Last Word; Keira Knightley circles Collateral Beauty; Music Box acquires Sundance entry The Innocents; and more…

UKTI

EFM

UKTI at Berlin's EFM: a city of industry

PROMO FEATURE: UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is gearing up for a raft of activities at the Berlinale’s European Film Market aimed at helping UK film-makers develop the relationships to succeed on an international level

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen February 2016

Screen February 2016

Download the February 2016 edition of Screen International here including a focus on the European Film Market, a preview of the Berlinale’s world premieres, a look at the Irish film industry, interviews with Thomas Vinterberg and Vincent Perez, ScreenTech and a territory focus on Argentina…

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Berlin 2016: Bumper Product Guide

Read Screen International’s Berlin European Film Market bumper product guide.

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COMMENT/BLOGS

Abigail Payne

What terms must I include if I commission a screenplay from a writer?

9-Feb-2016

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Abigail Payne, a partner in the Film and Television Group of law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains.

Spotlight shifts to Berlin

9-Feb-2016 | By Matt Mueller

After a buzzy Sundance for US deals, attention now turns to Berlin and the European Film Market (EFM), which for the European film industry always serves as the pre-eminent launchpad to the year’s deal-making.

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The Big Question: Diversity

9-Feb-2016

What one thing can be done - however small - to bring more minorities and women into the film industry?

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Crosscurrent

Berlin 2016: Film profiles

Screen profiles the features making their world premieres - and key international premieres - at the 66th Berlin Film Festival.

24 Weeks

Berlin 2016: Competition

The full line-up of world premieres in Competition at the 66th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Hail Caesar

Berlin 2016: Out Of Competition

The full line-up of world premieres Out Of Competition at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

sing street

Production Focus: Ireland hits its stride

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Irish film industry is walking tall thanks to the success of Brooklyn and Room, and a record seven titles launching at Sundance. Tom Grater looks at how Ireland aims to build on its creative prosperity.

Berlin 2016: Panorama

The full line-up of world premieres in Panorama at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

EFM

EFM preview: changing fortunes

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Sundance plays made by Fox Searchlight for The Birth Of A Nation and Amazon for Manchester By The Sea will be hot topics at the European Film Market (EFM). Jeremy Kay explores what the deals mean for the independent sector.

SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards 2015 award

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

Screen Awards 2015 Distributor of the Year

Universal, 'Amy' big winners at Screen Awards 2015

The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.

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