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Sea Of Trees

Sea Of Trees wraps shoot

30-Sep-2014 | By

Gus Van Sant has concluded principal photography in location in Japan and Massachusetts on Bloom sales title The Sea Of Trees.

Laurence Asseraf

BEFILMIFF launches as buyer showcase

30-Sep-2014 | By

EXCLUSIVE: New York-based festival veteran Laurence Asseraf is launching the invite-only BE FILM International Features Festival as a platform to enable global films to find US distribution.

Tahar Rahim

UTA signs Tahar Rahim

30-Sep-2014 | By

The French star of recent Toronto selection Samba who broke out in A Prophet has signed with United Talent Agency for representation.

Jack Pan

Jack Pan joins Robert Simonds studio

30-Sep-2014 | By

Jack Pan has joined Robert Simonds’ film and television studio as president of motion picture marketing, effective immediately.

We The Economy series ready to launch

30-Sep-2014 | By

Paul Allen’s Vulcan Productions and Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan are preparing a series of shorts based on the economy, including the directorial debut of former Focus Features CEO James Schamus.

Billy Elliot

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.

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.

Gregory Segal

Gregory Segal joins Heretic Films

30-Sep-2014 | By

Heretic Films has appointed the producer and entertainment attorney as president. Separately, Mika Pryce has joined Red Granite as creative executive.

We Were Wolves

VSC takes We Were Wolves

30-Sep-2014 | By

Video Services Corp (VSC) has acquired North American rights to Newfoundland director Jordan Canning’s debut following its world premiere in Toronto. Separately, Cinedigm Corp and Chesler/Perlmutter Productions have struck a multi-year deal.

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.

Oettinger

Future Commissioner 'vague' on Euro cinema

30-Sep-2014 | By

The European film industry can probably not expect to be high on the agenda of the Commissioner-designate for Digital Economy and Society Günther Oettinger if his grilling by the European Parliament (EP) last night is anything to go by.

Colombia: Wild Magic

Colombia: Wild Magic shoot underway

30-Sep-2014 | By

Principal photography has begun on Colombia: Wild Magic.

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.

O Duelo

Jorge Amado project presented in Rio

30-Sep-2014 | By

Marcos Jorge’s O Duelo is based on Home Is the Sailor and will have the most VFX shots of any film in the history of Brazilian cinema.

Oscars

Quartet joins Academy science and tech council

30-Sep-2014 | By

Cinematographer John Bailey, producer Gale Anne Hurd, effects expert John Knoll and editor Michael Tronick are joining the science and technology council of the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences.

Alex Of Venice

HFF unveils Celebrate Hollywood line-up

30-Sep-2014 | By

Hollywood Film Festival executive director Jon Fitzgerald announced the strand that rounds out the programme as the festival’s October 16-19 dates draw closer.

John Malkovich

John Malkovich to receive Zurich honour

30-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

John Malkovich will head to Zurich later this week to present his latest film and receive the festival’s Golden Eye award.

Clemence Poesy

Ones Below begins shoot with Poesy, Morrissey

30-Sep-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

David Farr’s psychological thriller starts shooting with Clemence Poesy, David Morrissey, 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.

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    Joaquin Phoenix. As Doc Sportello. In Paul Thomas Anderson’s take on the Thomas Pynchon novel. Oh come on. Does it get any better?

  • Taken 3 trailer Video

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    The stakes have never been higher (we’re told). Who on earth is foolish enough to enrage Bryan Mills this time?

  • Elstree presents Hitchcock bust to BFI

    By Adam Woodard

    Elstree Studios celebrated 100 year anniversary of filmmaking by presenting an Alfred Hitchcock bust to the British Film Institution.

  • 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.

MORE COMMENT

AFM PRODUCT GUIDE 2014

Santa Monica pier

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

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

Szifron talks Wild Tales, new sci-fi film

The Argentine director talks about his hit Wild Tales and his ambitious sci-fi four-film project The Foreigner.

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.

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