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Cherry Tree

'Cherry Tree': Review

By Kim Newman

Dir. David Keating. Ireland, 2015, 85 mins

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Straight Outta Compton

'Compton' stays top in US on $13.2m

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With no real pretenders to usurp it, Universal’s Straight Outta Compton held on to top berth for the third consecutive weekend and climbed to $134.1m.

Diane Nelson to head Warner Bros Consumer Products

28-Aug-2015 | By

Diane Nelson has added oversight of Warner Bros Consumer Products to her responsibilities as president of DC Entertainment and president and chief content officer of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment.

Borderlands

Lionsgate teams up on video game adaptation 'Borderlands'

28-Aug-2015 | By

The studio is partnering with the game’s publisher and creators Gearbox Software and Take-Two Interactive Software’s 2K as well as producers Avi and Ari Arad.

Christopher Nolan and Tacita Dean

Christopher Nolan, Tacita Dean to launch new LFF industry series

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Nolan to debate future of film as part of a new series of talks on the industry side of the BFI London Film Festival.

Bryce Dallas Howard joins 'Gold'

28-Aug-2015 | By

Hot off the global summer smash Jurassic World, the actress has joined the adventure from Black Bear Pictures and HWY 61 currently shooting in New Mexico.

Daddy

M-Appeal sells ‘Daddy’ to UK, France

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Gerald McCullouch’s feature debut set to world premiere at Montreal.

Spear

LevelK to launch Hong Kong office

28-Aug-2015 | By

Scandinavian sales outfit LevelK is expanding eastward.

Rubble Kings

UK label Sharp Teeth Films to launch with Jim Carrey-produced doc

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Asian film specialist Terracotta Distribution expands with new label to focus on titles outside the continent.

Berlin Drama Series Days

Berlin's Drama Series Days to return in 2016

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EFM’s TV initiative to return for a second year with a documentary element.

Gareth Jones

Gareth Jones' 'Delirium' begins shoot

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Love story completes a trilogy of features.

Straight Outta Compton

‘Straight Outta Compton’ holds buzz chart lead

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Sinister 2 and The Bad Education Movie also chart.

Oscars 2016: Swiss submit 'Iraqi Odyssey'

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Samir’s 3D documentary submitted to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign-Language Film.

The Bride La Novia

Fortissimo acquires San Seb title 'The Bride'

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Sales of Paula Ortiz’s drama to begin at Venice.

Jack

'Jack' to open Oldenburg fest

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

True story of the notorious killer and poet also set to screen at Toronto.

PPI eyes further gains for 'Genisys'

27-Aug-2015 | By

Paramount Pictures International executives will look for another strong international weekend following last weekend’s one-two punch.

Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson board 'The Titan'

27-Aug-2015 | By

Theis sci-fi feature scheduled to commence production in Europe on January 18.

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Luc Besson mulls Hungary shoot for 'Valérian'

27-Aug-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Director courts controversy in France amid tax credit stand-off.

By The Sea

'By The Sea' to open AFI FEST

27-Aug-2015 | By

The Los Angeles festival has weighed into awards season with an eye-catching world premiere slot for Angelina Jolie Pitt’s marriage drama.

Tim Roth

Tim Roth joins 'The Brits Are Coming'

27-Aug-2015 | By

New cast additions to the film, currently shooting in New York, include Parker Posey, Maggie Q, Alice Eve, Stephen Fry and Sofia Vergara. Fortitude International handles international sales.

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Sparrows

Runar Runarsson’s 'Sparrows', exclusive trailer Video

28-Aug-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Screen exclusively premieres the international trailer for Runar Runarsson’s second feature, Sparrows.

Rock The Kasbah

'Rock The Kasbah' trailer arrives Video

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If you have been paying attention to this corner of the site recently you will know that Bill Murray plays a washed-up rock manager who champions a Pashtun teen in her bid to win Afghanistan’s version of American Idol.

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Timothy Spall in 'Eye Digress', exclusive first image

26-Aug-2015 | By Tom Grater

Spall plays all 15 characters in Stephen Cookson’s latest film.

The Young Pope

Jude Law in 'The Young Pope', first image

26-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Drama directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

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First look at Dominic Cooper in 'Stratton'

18-Aug-2015 | By Tom Grater

Dominic Cooper stars as SBS agent John Stratton in the new action thriller from director Simon West.

DIGITAL EDITIONS

Sarajevo 2015 State of the Region

Sarajevo 2015: State of the Region digital edition

Download the digital edition of our Sarajevo Regional Forum and European Commission’s European Film Forum supplement.

Locarno Film Festival supplement

Locarno Film Festival 2015 supplement

DIGITAL EDITION: Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…

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.

A Walk In The Woods

Ken Kwapis talks 'A Walk In The Woods'

The adaptation of Bill Bryson’s account of the Appalachian Trail brings Robert Redford and Nick Nolte together on screen for the first time since Redford’s 2012 thriller The Company You Keep.

Stevan Filipovic

Stevan Filipović, 'Next to Me'

After the Serbian writer-director Stevan Filipovic’s third film Next to Me received its world premiere in the international competition of Pula Film Festival and won the main prize, it screened in the Sarajevo Film Festival’s Avant Premieres section.

Mark Goldberg

Signature CEO reveals expansion plans

UK distributor Signature Entertainment plans to release more than 100 films next year. Screen spoke to CEO Marc Goldberg about expansion.

Ines Tanovic

Ines Tanović, 'Our Everyday Life'

Bosnian writer-director Ines Tanovic talks about her first feature Our Everyday Life, which screens in Sarajevo Film Festival’s competition.

Cinema Europa Zagreb

Eastern Europe: Reinventing the reel

Ahead of the European Film Forum’s exhibition panel in Sarajevo, Geoffrey Macnab looks at how fresh thinking is leading to new opportunities for cinemas in eastern Europe.

Ted Sarandos

Digital Single Market: Breaking borders

The potential European digital single market is a major challenge facing European productions. Geoffrey Macnab previews a Sarajevo co-production panel that will examine the controversial proposals.

'Palio': this year’s best superhero film

Screen spoke to Cosima Spender, grand-daughter of English writer Sir Stephen Spender, about her remarkable fourth documentary Palio, from Senna and Amy producer James Gay-Rees.

Unity

Shaun Monson, 'Unity'

For Shaun Monson, traditional storytelling just doesn’t cut it anymore. Even documentaries on a single issue aren’t enough. Angela Lee reports on a unique screening event this week.

Locarno 2015: Beyond borders

Locarno’s annual co-production lab will this year shine the spotlight on up-and-coming film-makers from the Maghreb region.

Mehdi Ben Attia

Locarno 2015: Open Doors project profiles

The 12 projects selected for this year’s Open Doors range from an Algerian mythological horror to a Libya-set feature documentary. Louise Tutt profiles the film-makers and their projects

Locarno 2015: Carlo Chatrain, artistic director

Locarno’s artistic director Carlo Chatrian talks to Wendy Mitchell about how the festival gets its balance of diverse programming just right.

Locarno 2015: Industry Days

Locarno’s sixth annual Industry Days (Aug 8-10) is bigger than ever, thanks to the latest rollout of networking initiatives.

Ricki and the Flash

Locarno 2015: Piazza Grande and International Competition

Arthouse giants and Hollywood blockbusters jostle for space on the Piazza Grande and in International Competition. Matt Mueller, Andreas Wiseman and Tom Grater profile the titles set to get audiences buzzing

Locarno 2015: Film Look at Israel

Locarno’s post-production section has undergone a makeover this year, with a new name and a shift in regional focus.

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

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

Screen Awards trophies

Screen Awards entry deadline extended until July 31

The Screen Awards, returning for its sixth year in 2015, has extended the deadline for entries until July 31.

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