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Mister Smith to sell Brain On Fire

EFM: Dakota Fanning to star as a woman who descends into insanity

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Patrick Roy

Patrick Roy replaces Bryan Gliserman at eOne

29-Jan-2015 | By

Patrick Roy has been promoted to president of eOne Films Canada and Les Films Séville as the company announced Bryan Gliserman was stepping down as president of eOne Films Canada.

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Content boards Alex Winter's Deep Web for EFM Video

29-Jan-2015 | By

EFM: Content Film has added another title to its Berlin sales slate and will kick off talks with international buyers next week on Alex Winter’s documentary.

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Babadook, Water Diviner share AACTA best film

29-Jan-2015 | By

Double win marks the first time two films have shared Australia’s top film prize.

Rotterdam: The Tribe director among CineMart winners

29-Jan-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy’s Chernobyl-based drama wins one of three awards at International Film Festival Rotterdam’s co-production market.

Stranded in Canton

Antipode finds Stranded in Canton

29-Jan-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

GOTEBORG: Docu-drama competing in Swedish Premieres Section at the Gothenburg Film Festival.

EFM: New Europe Film Sales picks up Crumbs, Mar

29-Jan-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Sales outfit secures sci-fi feature and a Berlinale Forum film ahead of next week’s EFM.

Andy Harries, Tony Grisoni discuss next projects

29-Jan-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

GOTEBORG: Left Bank CEO Andy Harries and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas writer Tony Grisoni revealed details about upcoming projects during keynotes at TV Drama Vision, the Gothenburg Film Festival’s TV event.

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Vue's second CinemaxX MD quits

29-Jan-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Christoph Ahmadi to leave exhibitor as Carsten Horn is named managing director.

Petri Kemppinen

TV spend surges for Nordisk Film & TV Fund

29-Jan-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

GOTEBORG: The Nordisk Film and TV Fund saw the level of money it allocated to TV surge in 2014 as local producers increasingly look to the small screen, according to CEO Petri Kemppinen.

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Nordic industry calls for more commissioners, platforms

29-Jan-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

GOTEBORG: Nordic territories will need to see an increase in the number of local commissioners and platforms if they are to adequately showcase flourishing scripted drama, industry experts agreed yesterday in Gothenburg.

Ross Fitzsimons

Ross Fitzsimons joins Arts Alliance

29-Jan-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Event cinema specialist Arts Alliance has upped Ross Fitzsimons, formerly head of art and classical, to head of sales and marketing.

Isabel Coixet

Fortitude to sell This Man, This Woman

28-Jan-2015 | By

EFM: Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger are in final talks to star in the romance from Isabel Coixet, whose Nobody Wants The Night will open the Berlinale next week.

Lionsgate

Lionsgate, Hunan TV in partnership talks

28-Jan-2015 | By

Lionsgate and China’s Hunan TV are in advanced talks to strike a three-year film-making pact.

Soda to distribute Slow West in Canada

28-Jan-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Soda Pictures has picked up from HanWay Films Canadian rights to the Western following its world premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the weekend.

Burn Burn Burn

Creative England backs Burn Burn Burn

28-Jan-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: First image from road trip comedy starring Downton Abbey’s Laura Carmichael and Chloe Pirrie.

Jason Flemyng

Jason Flemyng directorial debut on Evolution slate

28-Jan-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Vampire action film written by Danny King (Wild Bill).

Cinedigm

Cinedigm, Brand sign 12-film deal

28-Jan-2015 | By Nadia Tseng

Cinedigm has signed a 12-film deal with Brand Inc over three years and will funnel the original titles through multiple platforms including its OTT channels.

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Saint Laurent leads Cesar nominees

28-Jan-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Designer biopic leads the pack with 10 nominations; Kristen Stewart, Marion Cotillard and Juliette Binoche in the running for actress awards.

Sundance announces shorts winners

28-Jan-2015 | By Nadia Tseng

The Sundance Institute has announced its short film-making awards with Don Hertzfeldt’s World Of Tomorrow taking the short film grand jury prize.

Grandma

SPC acquires Paul Weitz’s Grandma

28-Jan-2015 | By Michael Rosser

SUNDANCE: Sony Pictures Classics acquires worldwide rights to comedy starring Lily Tomlin.

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Dreamcatcher

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

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Screen January 23 2015

Browse the digital version of Screen International here including interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch and Stephen Daldry; and special reports on the VFX of Interstellar, the Goteborg Film Festival and short films.

Screen January 19 2015

Screen January 19 2015

Browse the digital version of Screen International here including a focus on cinema bookers, Rotterdam and Sundance Film Festivals, and interviews with Birdman director Alejandro G Inarritu, Nightcrawler cinematographer Robert Elswit, The Grand Budapest Hotel production designer Adam Stockhausen and The Imitation Game composer Alexandre Desplat.

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Screen January 7 2015

Browse the digital version of Screen International here including interviews with Jessica Chastain, Felicity Jones, Julianne Moore, JK Simmons and David Oyelowo…

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Screen December 19 2014

Browse the digital version of Screen International here…

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL (Jan 22-Feb 1)

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance 2015: going wild

Sundance Film Festival’s John Cooper and Trevor Groth talk to Jeremy Kay about the ‘exhilarating’ selections in the 2015 edition (Jan 22-Feb 1)

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Sundance 2015: hot properties

Screen International’s picks of the hot films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival (Jan 22-Feb 1).

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ROTTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL (Jan 21-Feb 1)

International Film Festival Rotterdam

Rotterdam 2015: artful vision

Rutger Wolfson, festival director of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR), tells Wendy Mitchell how the event stays true to its cinephile roots while also having an openness to changing forms and digital models

CineMart

CineMart Rotterdam: all change

Only projects with 25% of their financing in place have been selected for Rotterdam’s CineMart.

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AWARDS COUNTDOWN

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Weta Digital: Maximum effect

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

The Theory of Everything, the making of...

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

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Bafta takes the spotlight

The biggest challenge for the organisers of the Bafta Film Awards is to never become complacent. Louise Tutt reports on the ever-evolving plans for the 2015 event.

On set of Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson, Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice director Paul Thomas Anderson talks to Andreas Wiseman about ego, fear and the real Joaquin Phoenix.

Richard Linklater on set of Boyhood with Ethan Hawke

Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Writer-director Richard Linklater was surprised by how emotional he found shooting Boyhood, his ballad of family life. Jeremy Kay reports.

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INTERVIEWS

Jeppe Ronde

Jeppe Ronde, Bridgend

The Danish director talks about his teen suicide drama, which screens at the Goteborg International Film Festival, following its world premiere in Rotterdam.

Sanna Lenken

Sanna Lenken, My Skinny Sister

It is fitting that Swedish director Sanna Lenken’s debut feature, My Skinny Sister, should have its world premiere at Goteborg, given the filmmaker’s connections to the city.

Jorn Donner

Jorn Donner, Armi Alive!

For veteran Finnish director Jorn Donner, his latest project Armi Alive! - which world premieres as the closing film of the Goteborg International Film Festival - was much more than just another credit to add to his already long list.

Alex Gibney

Alex Gibney, Going Clear

Judging by the Park City crowds that attempted to elbow their way into the world premiere of Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief one might say this is Alex Gibney’s most talked-about film to date.

Robert Eggers

Robert Eggers, Anya Taylor-Joy, The Witch

Hot off the Sundance world premiere of his lauded 17th century chiller and the subsequent US deal with A24 Films, director Robert Eggers is thankful that festival audiences “get” his feature directorial debut.

Berlinale director: no plans for German MIP

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Berlinale festival director Dieter Kosslick.

Vanishing Point

Tiger directors: Jakrawal Nilthamrong, Vanishing Point

The Thai director talks about his feature inspired by his parents car accident, which receives its world premiere in competition at International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).

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