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Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dirs: Roger Allers, Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi, Joan Gratz, Mohammed Saeed Harib, Tomm Moore, Nina Paley, Bill Plympton, Joann Sfar, Michal Socha. Canada-France-Lebanon-Qatar-US. 2014. 84mins



Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston joins Skull Island

16-Sep-2014 | By

The British star and Comic-Con deity has signed on to Legendary Entertainment’s 2016 release with Jordan Vogt-Roberts on board to direct.

99 Homes

Broad Green Pictures takes 99 Homes

16-Sep-2014 | By

Ramin Bahrani’s much fancied 99 Homes will not compete in this year’s awards season as it emerged that Broad Green Pictures has acquired all US rights and will distribute theatrically in spring 2015.


AFI to announce almanac honourees in December

16-Sep-2014 | By

American Film Institute top brass will announce their list of the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television on December 8.

Wang Zhonglei

Huayi to invest $130m in US subsidiary

16-Sep-2014 | By

Beijing-based Huayi Brothers Media Corporation is investing $130m in a wholly-owned subsidiary in Los Angeles.

Michelle Satter

Sundance greenlights Episodic Lab

16-Sep-2014 | By

Executives at the Sundance Institute have pulled back the curtain on the 10 writers selected for the inaugural Episodic Story Lab, set to take place at the Sundance Resort in Utah from September 27-October 2.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Apes reclaims top spot in China

16-Sep-2014 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Fox’s Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes narrowly outgrossed The Expendables 3 to take back the top spot at the Chinese box office last week (Sep 8-14).


Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards finallists announced

16-Sep-2014 | By

The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation president Samuel Goldwyn Jr has announced the five finallists and judges for the 2014 Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards.

Robert Simmonds

STX hires Kevin Grayson

16-Sep-2014 | By

Kevin Grayson has joined Robert Simonds’ new film and television studio as president of domestic distribution for the motion picture group.

Soda takes Phoenix for UK

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Acquisition of Christian Petzold’s post-war drama follows world premiere at Toronto.

Brie Larson

Kingsley, Larson board Brooklyn Bridge

16-Sep-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Sir Ben Kingsley and rising talent Brie Larson have joined Daniel Radcliffe on Killer Films’ drama Brooklyn Bridge. 

Love, Rosie

Rome announces first English-language titles

16-Sep-2014 | By Adam Woodard

Premieres include Time Out of Mind, Black and White, Love, Rosie.

The Golden Era

Hong Kong submits Golden Era to Oscars

16-Sep-2014 | By

Fresh from its Venice premiere, Ann Hui’s The Golden Era has been selected as Hong Kong’s entry to the best foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards.

Rocks in my Pockets

Latvia submits animation to Oscar race

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Feature-length animation Rocks In my Pockets is Latvia’s entry for the Academy Awards.

Euro flag

MEDIA moving house, Swiss cash for distribution

16-Sep-2014 | By

Creative Europe’s MEDIA sub-programme is set to come under the responsibility of the Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society to reflect the future role of the digital shift in the development of the creative content industry in Europe.

Nymphomaniac Director's Cut set for simultaneous release

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Local releases of the film to be accompanied by a simultaneous VOD release in several countries.

Wish I Was Here

Zach Braff heading to Zurich

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Actor-director to present new comedy-drama Wish I Was Here.

Kurosawa exec'd short to debut at Raindance

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

The Hound of Heaven stars LA rapper Propaganda.

Jill Soloway

Film Independent sets Forum keynotes

16-Sep-2014 | By

The 10th annual Film Independent Forum will take place in Los Angeles over October 24-26.


IDFA relocates festival heart to Amstel

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Special programmes to also take place in a number of satellite locations spread across Amsterdam

European Film Awards (EFAs)

EFA unveils 50-strong selection

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

More than 30 European countries represented in the line-up.




Steven Markovitz

The challenges of co-production

Film producer Steven Markovitz on the challenges of co-production, finding the right partners and maintaining independence.


Toronto 2014: Daily 5

Toronto 2014: Screen's dailies

Download Screen International’s daily magazines from the Toronto International Film Festival here.


Toronto 2014: World premieres

A round up of the world premieres across TIFF’s programme, with details on each film including contact information.

Awards 2014: The prize fighters

As Venice, Telluride and Toronto introduce a slew of prestige titles, Jeremy Kay examines the season’s possible awards contenders


Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo, Revenge of the Green Dragons

The co-directors sat down with Jean Noh ahead of the world premiere at Toronto of the gangster drama exec produced by Martin Scorsese.

Isabel Coixet

Isabel Coixet, Learning To Drive

Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star in the Spanish director’s first film she says is ‘feel good.’

Alan Rickman, A Little Chaos

After making his directorial debut 16 years ago, Alan Rickman returns to the director’s chair with a period drama starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts.



Yoav Goren in studio

Yoav Goren, Immediate Music

The work of Yoav Goren has been featured in movie trailers for The Wolverine, Rush, 47 Ronin and Star Trek: Into Darkness among many others. On September 12, Goren gives a talk entitled Trailer Music: New Trends/ Modern Techniques at the Production Music Conference in Los Angeles.

James Schamus

James Schamus on life after Focus

Schamus is working on screenplays including Zealot: The Life And Times Of Jesus of Nazareth and an adaptation of Philip Roth’s Indignation.


David Mackenzie, Starred Up

Glasgow-based David Mackenzie’s gritty prison-set drama Starred Up starring UK hot-shot Jack O’Connell and Australia’s Ben Mendelsohn caused a stir as soon as it premiered in Toronto 2013 – but it’s much more than simply a story of violence and incarceration.


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