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Dearest

Dearest tops China box office

30-Sep-2014 | By

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Peter Ho-sun Chan’s Dearest topped the China box office for the week September 22-28, grossing $15.85m over its first four days.

A Most Violent Year

UK date set for A Most Violent Year

30-Sep-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

JC Chandor’s new film set for Jan 23 launch in UK.

Marcell Gero

Cain’s Children director reveals challenges

30-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Hungarian director Marcell Gero has revealed the hurdles behind his documentary about murderers trying to reintegrate into society.

Clemence Poesy

Ones Below begins shoot with Poesy, Morrisey

30-Sep-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

David Farr’s psychological thriller starts shooting with Clemence Poesy, David Morrisey, Stephen Campbell Moore and Laura Birn.

Sabertooth leads Norway box office boom

30-Sep-2014 | By Jorn Rossing Jensen

Norwegian local films set for the best year since 1975, after Captain Sabertooth and the Treasure of Lama Rama takes 103,604 admissions for the year’s top opening.

Focus Features takes A Little Chaos

29-Sep-2014 | By

The distributor has acquired North American and Scandinavian rights to Alan Rickman’s recent Toronto International Film Festival closing night selection.

Liza Marshall

Kris Thykier, Liza Marshall launch Archery Pictures

29-Sep-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Thykier’s Peapie to merge into new company Archery Pictures.

Goodbye To All That

IFC takes Goodbye To All That

29-Sep-2014 | By

The distributor has acquired North American rights to Angus MacLachlan’s Tribeca ensemble drama starring Paul Schneider, Heather Graham, Melanie Lynskey and Amy Sedaris.

Softbank switches focus to Legendary

29-Sep-2014 | By

UPDATE: The Japanese giant has reportedly cooled off on acquiring Dreamworks and has switched its focus to buying a chunk of Thomas Tull’s company.

CHARTIER_Nicolas

Voltage's Nicolas Chartier reveals top ten tips

29-Sep-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

The Hurt Locker producer gives ten tips for producing award-winning films at the right budget.

Still Alice

Rome reveals 'slimmer' line-up

29-Sep-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Name and focus changes for every section, which are now all competitive, resulting in the festival’s structure being “slimmer’.

Cohen Media Group acquires The New Girlfriend

29-Sep-2014 | By

Cohen Media Group has acquired US rights to Mandarin Cinema’s current San Sebastian Film Festival entry directed by François Ozon.

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen to receive EFA honour

29-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

The 12 Years a Slave director will be honoured with the European Achievement in World Cinema award.

Emma Watson

Emma Watson, Daniel Bruhl to star in Colonia

29-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Thriller marks Emma Watson’s first lead role since Harry Potter.

Arthur Sherrif

Aardman's Arthur Sheriff joins Triggerfish

29-Sep-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

Sheriff leaves Aardman Animations after 25 years.

Ray Strache

Fox Searchlight promotes Ray Strache

29-Sep-2014 | By

Presidents Stephen Gilula and Nancy Utley announced that Strache has been promoted to svp of acquisitions and co-productions effective immediately.

Ben Spergel

Ben Spergel joins C4

29-Sep-2014 | By

The research-based SaaS company has appointed Ben Spergel as evp of consumer insights, effective immediately.

Speed Sisters

Doha backs 21 projects from 14 countries

29-Sep-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

The Doha Film Institute has unveiled the spring recipients from its film grants programme, backing 21 projects from 14 countries.

From A to B

Abu Dhabi scores nine world premieres

29-Sep-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

ADFF to present 197 films from 61 countries.

Andrey Zvyagintsev

Leviathan director's new film at NSFF

29-Sep-2014 | By

Zvyagintsev, Hazanov and Harö projects set for 2nd Northern Seas Film Forum.

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  • Eric Roth, Academy Originals Video

    By Elbert Wyche

    The Oscar-winning screenwriter of Forrest Gump is the subject of a short film about his craft. Enjoy the clip and read a bonus interview with Elbert Wyche.

  • Big Screen and Second Screen

    Joe Evea, commercial director at Digital Cinema Media, considers whether the big screen and second screen can co-exist peacefully and profitably.

  • Secret Cinema founder on future of cinema

    Secret Cinema founder Fabien Riggall’s speech at the Toronto International Film Festival, in which he revealed details of ‘Secret Space and discussed analog vs digital.

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    Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders from The Avengers are mismatched personal trainers in the upcoming movie.

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AFM PRODUCT GUIDE 2014

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Call For Submissions: Screen's AFM 2014 Product Guide

Screen International presents our 2014 AFM Product Guide.

COMMENT

Big Screen and Second Screen

Joe Evea, commercial director at Digital Cinema Media, considers whether the big screen and second screen can co-exist peacefully and profitably.

Billy Elliot the Musical - Live

Billy Elliot levels Equalizer in UK

30-Sep-2014 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Billy Elliot the Musical - Live sets new Event Cinema record with $3.1m (£1.904m) to become its first-ever number one; Sony’s reboot lands with $3.07m (£1.89m) from its 458 sites.

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INTERVIEWS

Michael R Roskam, Tom Hardy, James Gandolfini

Michael R Roskam, The Drop

The upcoming Belgian director talks to Screen about making the move to US films and working with stars like Tom Hardy and the late James Gandolfini.

Binger Screen Interview - Fernando Trueba

Fernando Trueba talks film career

Spanish Oscar-winning director, Fernando Trueba was the subject of the Binger/Screen International Interview at the Holland Film Meeting in Utrecht this weekend.

Gabe Ibanez

Gabe Ibáñez, Automata

Spanish director Gabe Ibáñez is in Zurich with star Antonio Banderas to present new sci-fi film Automata.

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