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Europe unveils Digital Single Market strategy

6-May-2015 | By

Proposals include an end to “unjustified geo-blocking” and a modernisation of copyright law.

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Cannes: SND boards Tommy Wirkola sci-fi

6-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Noomi Rapace to play seven sisters in What Happened to Monday?, co-starring Glenn Close.

Cannes: Bleiberg boards Peter Sarsgaard's 'Experimenter'

6-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The LA-based company will kick off international sales in Cannes on the Sundance drama starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder.

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Cannes: Fortissimo takes Victor Vu's 'Yellow Flowers'

6-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Victor Vu’s Yellow Flowers On The Green Grass is set in 1980s Vietnam.

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Cannes: Seville International adds ‘The Wolves’

6-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Anick Poirier has bulked up Seville International’s Cannes slate and will commence talks with buyers on the drama from Sophie Deraspe.

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Cannes: Dogwoof takes Werner Herzog’s 'Into The Inferno'

6-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Teaser clip of Herzog’s documentary about the relationship between humans and volcanoes to be screened at Cannes.

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Sydney Film Festival unveils 2015 competition titles

6-May-2015 | By

The 12 titles include Jafar Panahi’s Berlinale winner, Roy Andersson’s Venice victor and Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s Sundance prize-winner.

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Developers submit plans for $200m studio in Scotland

6-May-2015 | By George Bevir, Broadcast

A six-stage, $205m (£135m) film and TV production facility in Scotland could be open for business by early 2017 if plans submitted this week are given the go-ahead.

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Bollywood star Salman Khan sentenced to five years in prison

6-May-2015 | By

Bollywood star Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in prison for killing a homeless man in a hit-and-run incident in 2002.

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Locarno unveils co-production line-up

6-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Locarno Film Festival’s co-production lab, Open Doors, is dedicated this year to four countries from the Maghreb: Algeria, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia.

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Radiant Films to sell ‘Carrie Pilby’ in Cannes

5-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Hailee Steinfeld and Tom Wilkinson will star in the adaptation of Caren Lissner’s YA novel that Mimi Steinbauer and her team introduce to buyers on the Croisette.

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Emily Blunt saddles up to play bull-rider in 'Bronco Belle'

5-May-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Edge of Tomorrow star to take on role of female bull-rider.

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White Horse, Studiocanal begin sales on Beatles doc

5-May-2015 | By

White Horse Pictures and Studiocanal will launch international sales in Cannes on Ron Howard’s authorised documentary about The Beatles’ early career.

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Martin Freeman joins ‘Captain America: Civil War'

5-May-2015 | By

The star of the Hobbit films and TV hits Sherlock and Fargo has come aboard the cast of Marvel Studios’ upcoming 2016 release.

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AMBI Distribution lines up 'Arctic Justice'

5-May-2015 | By

The distribution and sales arm of Andrea Iervolino and Lady Monika Bacardi’s AMBI Group will commence sales in Cannes on the CGI family animation boasting the talents of Alec Baldwin and John Cleese.

Mongrel International tells ‘Tale’

5-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Recent Oscar nominee Laura Dern will star alongside Ellen Burstyn and Sebastian Koch in Jennifer Fox’s investigative thriller The Tale that Charlotte Mickie and her team will introduce to the Croisette.

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13 Films to sell 'Every Good Boy Does Fine'

5-May-2015 | By

Michael Nyqvist and Famke Janssen will star in the Hitchcockian thriller set to begin production in July.

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LAFF 2015 unveils competition line-up

5-May-2015 | By

Top brass at the 21st Los Angeles Film Festival have announced the US Fiction, Documentary and World Competition sections.

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Kellan Lutz to star in ‘The Feud’

5-May-2015 | By

Summerstorm Entertainment and Vandal Entertainment have tapped Kellan Lutz to star in the action-thriller. Highland Film Group will handle sales in Cannes.

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DDI to sell 'A Quiet Passion' in Cannes

5-May-2015 | By

Company president Jason Moring announced his Double Dutch International team has added the Emily Dickinson project to its Cannes sales roster.

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Chloe Sevigny and Kate Beckinsale in 'Love & Friendship', first look

By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK at Whit Stillman’s Jane Austen adaptation.

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PICTURE GALLERY: Filmgoers mixed with celebrities at the California festival’s 16th edition that ran from April 23-30.

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Cannes: sizing up the Competition

By Fionnuala Halligan

Screen’s chief film critic and reviews editor Fionnuala Halligan talks about the lack of screenings ahead of Cannes and what critics most want to see at the festival.

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SCREEN AWARDS

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The Screen Awards are back for a sixth year, celebrating the very best of marketing, distribution and exhibition in the film industry.

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The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2014

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

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Get all the exclusives, reviews, features and screening times from the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (Filmart).

INTERVIEWS

Parvez Sharma

Parvez Sharma, ‘A Sinner In Mecca’ Video

On the eve of the world premiere at Toronto’s Hot Docs of his first film in almost eight years, the openly gay Muslim filmmaker tells Jeremy Kay why he is putting himself front and centre.

Geena Davis

Geena Davis and Trevor Drinkwater, Bentonville Film Festival

Geena Davis and ARC Entertainment’s inaugural event is about to kick off in Arkansas with a focus on impacting the quantity and quality of females and minorities in entertainment.

Newport Beach Film Festival

Newport state of mind

Newport Beach Film Festival co-founder and CEO Gregg Schwenk talks to Elbert Wyche about the California event’s programme and its passion for international cinema. The festival runs from April 23-20.

Timur Bekmambetov

Timur Bekmambetov, 'Unfriended'

The Russian director of Wanted and the Night Watch takes a break from shooting Ben-Hur in Italy to tell Elbert Wyche about his producer role on a new genre he calls ‘screenmovie’.

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NATO chief: Netflix model ‘makes no sense for movie industry'

The Netflix model ‘makes no sense for the movie industry at large’, says John Fithian, president and CEO of NATO (National Association Of Theatre Owners) on the eve of the group’s annual Las Vegas convention.

Stephen FIngleton

Stephen Fingleton talks 'The Survivalist'

The first-time director talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca Film Festival world premiere and post-apocalyptic drama based on his 2012 Blacklist screenplay.

 
 

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