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Tom McCarthy: in the 'Spotlight'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Screen spoke to the Spotlight director about the challenges of piecing together a serious and starry investigative journalism drama

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He Named Me Malala

'He Named Me Malala': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Davis Guggenheim. US, 2015. 87 mins.



black mass

Venice preview 2015

Screen previews the world premieres at this year’s Venice Film Festival and interviews festival director Alberto Barbera


Toronto preview 2015: film profiles, interviews, TV focus

Screen previews the world premieres at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.


Mom And Me

Visit Films pounces on 'Mom And Me' Video

4-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Visit Films has acquired worldwide rights excluding Ireland to Ken Wardrop’s documentary ahead of its world premiere in Telluride this weekend.

AMBI Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino

AMBI Group acquires bulk of EMG library

4-Sep-2015 | By

Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi have assumed control of the majority of the Exclusive Media Group (EMG) library that includes Memento, Donnie Darko and End Of Watch.

Amazing Grace

Telluride to proceed with contentious Aretha Franklin doc

4-Sep-2015 | By

Telluride top brass are moving ahead with Friday’s world premiere screening of Amazing Grace despite an eleventh-hour bid by the singer to block it.

Sam Garbarski

Match Factory reunites with Sam Garbarski on 'Bye-Bye Germany'

4-Sep-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Match Factory is working again with Belgian director Sam Garbarski on international sales for his new feature film, starring Moritz Bleibtreu and Alba Rohrwacher.

Assassins Creed

Michael Fassbender begins 'Assassin’s Creed' shoot in Malta

4-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Justin Kurzel directing video game adaptation.

Giulia Prenna

Giulia Prenna rises at DDI

4-Sep-2015 | By

The executive has been promoted to vp of sales at Double Dutch International (DDI), effectively immediately.

De Kade Utrecht

September Films to combine production, distribution, exhibition

4-Sep-2015 | By

September Films boss Pim Hermeling has revealed details of his ambitious plans to remould his company as a vertically integrated outfit, combining production and exhibition with distribution.

rise of the krays

'Rise of the Krays' hits home for Signature

4-Sep-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Direct-to-video gangster drama on course to hit 40,000 unit sales in one week.

Emily Watson

Emily Watson to receive San Sebastian honour

4-Sep-2015 | By Michael Rosser

British actress to receive career award; festival guest list includes Tom Hiddleston, Ellen Page, Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro.


Nikolaj Coster Waldau at San Sebastian

San Sebastian steps up

Festival director Jose Luis Rebordinos has put together a ‘very solid’ selection at San Sebastian (Sept 18-26) against stiff competition.

Benicio del Toro Zurich 2014

Zurich on the A-list

Artistic director Karl Spoerri speaks to Michael Rosser about a bigger budget and growing TV focus at Zurich Film Festival (Sept 24-Oct 4)

Oldenburg International Film Festival

Oldenburg grows as discovery channel

Festival director Torsten Neumann speaks to Martin Blaney about this year’s Oldenburg film festival, an event dubbed ‘the German Sundance’


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Tom McCarthy

Tom McCarthy: in the 'Spotlight'

Screen spoke to Spotlight director Tom McCarthy about the challenges of piecing together a serious and starry investigative journalism drama.

Richard Abramowitz

Richard Abramowitz, Abramorama

The self-distribution pioneer heads to Telluride, Venice and Toronto with a handful of titles and a bucketload of advice for the filmmakers he meets all over the world.

Luca Guadagnino talks 'A Bigger Splash'

Ahead of its Venice world premiere, A Bigger Splash director Luca Guadagnino talks to Screen about secret loves and the need for erotic tension with his actors.

Baltasar Kormakur Everest

Conquering 'Everest'

Director Baltasar Kormakur and Working Title co-chair Tim Bevan reveal the remarkable journey behind the Venice-opener.

Tom Hooper, 'The Danish Girl'

Reunited on The Danish Girl with Eddie Redmayne and Working Title, Tom Hooper tells Screen about his passion for the project, transgender illumination and Redmayne’s ‘gender fluidity’.

Steve Oram

Steve Oram, 'Aaaaaaaah!'

Screen talks to the British actor about his feature directorial debut, which receives its world premiere today [Aug 28] at Film4 FrightFest.


Early Winter

First trailer: 'Early Winter' Video

3-Sep-2015 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the trailer for Michael Rowe’s latest film, which premieres at Venice Days.

Angry Indian Goddesses

First look: 'Angry Indian Goddesses' Video

2-Sep-2015 | By

The first look of Pan Nalin’s Indian buddy movie about seven Indian women has arrived ahead of the film’s world premiere in Toronto in Special Presentations on September 18.

Thriving amid the chaos

1-Sep-2015 | By Matt Mueller

Screen editor Matt Mueller on how the pace of change among digital natives is dizzying and exponential.

The Danish Girl trailer

'The Danish Girl', first trailer Video


Eddie Redmayne stars in Tom Hooper’s Oscar hopeful.

Born Yesterday

How to… option rights in a book for film


You have stumbled across a book which you think will be perfect for your feature film debut. How do you go about acquiring the rights? Here is a quick guide from Sarah Lazarides, a senior associate at law firm Harbottle & Lewis


Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.