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Denis Villeneuve: Blade Runner sequel "not an easy decision"

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'Ride': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir/scr: Helen Hunt, US, 2015, 93 mins.

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Best of Enemies

Dogwoof acquires 'Best of Enemies' for UK

28-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Sundance documentary, co-directed by the filmmaker behind Oscar-winner Twenty Feet From Stardom, centres on an explosive series of televised political debates.

Walk With Me

TrustNordisk talking 'Walk With Me' to Cannes

28-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Promo of Danish drama to be screened at Cannes next month.

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Hailee Steinfeld joins Gold Circle’s 'Break My Heart'

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The filmmakers describe the Gold Circle project as The Fault In Our Stars meets The Sixth Sense. Good Universe will commence international sales in Cannes.

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Joel Silver finds financing to expand company

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Joel Silver has secured financing from Canadian drug store mogul Daryl Katz to beef up his long-running company.

Q1 US ticket prices up 2pc vs 2014

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Average tickets prices for the first quarter 2015 in the US climbed 2% against the same period in 2014, according to fresh data from the National Association Of Theatre Owners (NATO).

Peter Hoffman

Peter Hoffman convicted of tax credit fraud

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UPDATED: The Seven Arts Entertainment CEO, his wife Susan and lawyer Michael Arata have been found guilty of conspiracy to wire fraud in Louisiana to the tune of $1.1m.

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Seville International to sell Sleeping Giant

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The Montreal-based sales outfit will commence international sales on the Croisette on the Critics’ Week selection.

Saving Mes Aynak

Kartemquin Films in campaign to save Buddhist heritage site

27-Apr-2015 | By Nadia Tseng

The Filmmakers behind Saving Mes Aynak have announced a global screening day to spread awareness about a 5,000-year-old Buddhist archaeological site in Afghanistan on the brink of destruction.

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' breaks UK records with $27.3m debut

27-Apr-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Disney’s latest superhero outing posts biggest April opening, biggest Saturday ever for the distributor and the eighth-biggest opening of all time.

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Agnieszka Holland: crisis of content in Euro cinema

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The European Film Academy’s (EFA) chairwoman Agnieszka Holland has spoken of a ¨crisis of content¨ in European cinema and called on the continent’s broadcasters to invest more in ambitious TV series.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest unveils MeetMarket projects

27-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Films include a collaboration between Sing Sing prison inmates and a leading contemporary dance company from Turner Prize nominated visual artist Phil Collins.

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Bentonville Film Festival unveils panels

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Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival (BFF), set to run from May 5-9, has announced the panel series covering topics addressing women, diversity and the entertainment business.

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BFI appoints diversity manager

27-Apr-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Deborah Williams to support roll out of ‘Three Ticks’ diversity initiative across all BFI funding activity.

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Music Box restructures publicity, theatrical sales

27-Apr-2015 | By

The Chicago-based distributor of this year’s best foreign language Oscar winner Ida has announced key staffing changes.  

The Messenger

UK deal for horror The Messenger

27-Apr-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Sheehan, Joely Richardson, Lily Cole star in horror.

Memories On Stone

'Memories On Stone', 'Chinese Mayor' lead RiverRun prizes

27-Apr-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

David Gordon Green returns to his alma mater to present Manglehorn; local newcomers impress with Homeless feature.

Penny Dreadful scoops three BAFTA Craft awards

27-Apr-2015 | By George Bevir, Broadcast

Penny Dreadful picked up three awards at the British Academy Television Craft Awards.

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‘Furious 7’ holds firm in US on $17.8m

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APRIL 27 UPDATE: Universal’s global smash, which crossed $1bn at the international box office on Sunday and stands at $1.321bn worldwide, retained pole position in North America in its fourth session.

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‘Ultron’ storms to $200.2m int’l

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APRIL 27 UPDATE: The Marvel Studios tentpole signalled an early indication of its global potential, while Fast & Furious 7 crossed $1bn for Universal in a mammoth box office session.

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‘Fast 7’ crosses $1bn international

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The action behemoth has became the third film to cross the milestone as Universal’s international distribution chief hailed its broad appeal, enduring love for Paul Walker, “immediate repeat viewings” and a huge result in China.

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Chris Gallaway on the Appalachian Trail

An Appalachian 'Journey'

By Wendy Mitchell

One of the audience hits at this year’s RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is Chris Gallaway’s documentary The Long Start To The Journey.

Stanley Nelson

Stanley Nelson talks burden of history, power of crowdfunding

By Wendy Mitchell

RiverRun honoree talks about crowdfunding support for theatrical launch of The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution.

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Thomas Vinterberg gives NFTS masterclass

Far From The Madding Crowd director joined by cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen.

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards 2015 open for entries Video

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

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2014 Video

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

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Screen Filmart 2015 Day 3

Hong Kong Filmart 2015: Read Screen's Dailies

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

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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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Steve Hoover, 'Crocodile Gennadiy'

Steve Hoover talks to Elbert Wyche about his Tribeca documentary on Gennadiy Mokhnenko’s work with vulnerable children in Ukraine.

 
 

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