Tencent has become the latest Chinese internet giant with film industry ambitions, announcing plans to produce four to five movies a year.
India and China signed a long-planned co-production agreement during the state visit of China’s president Xi Jinping to India.
Gabriel Hammond and Daniel Hammond’s ambitious company continues to build its distribution pipeline and has announced the second major acquisition of a Toronto title within a week.
Gary Sanchez Productions, Point Grey Pictures and Good Universe have made a pre-emptive purchase on an untitled comedy pitch from actor-writer Ben Schwartz with Seth Rogen attached to star.
The studio is taking a crossover bet on YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox, whose Smosh channel has generated more than 30m subscribers.
BAFTA LA will honour Robert Downey Jr, Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench at this year’s awards ceremony on October 30.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed into action legislation that will more than triple the state’s film and TV tax credit.
Jean-Marc Vallée’s awards contender Wild will receive its East Coast Premiere as the opening night screening at the festival, set to run from October 9-13.
Principal photography has concluded on the comedic thriller that reimagines Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer as grown men.
A group of film industry veterans is launching a new film festival in Iceland, Stockfish Film Festival.
In an early announcement, the 27th Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) has revealed Japanese film Pale Moon will be the only local film in Competition this year.
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has announced during Independent Film Week the first five projects to get week-long theatrical runs at the Made In NY Media Center’s theatre as part of the Screen Forward initiative.
Nils Malmros’ Sorrow and Joy has been submitted by Denmark for the Academy Awards.
Millennium Films president Mark Gill, Tug co-founder Nicolas Gonda, Relativity Media’s Russell Schwartz and Mister Smith’s Jill Jones are among the line-up of speakers at AFM, set to run in Santa Monica from Nov 5-12.
First features A Patch of Fog and Beast to receive support from the BFI Film Fund.
Yahoo executives discuss film audiences.
Titles include Shawn Christensen’s Before I Disappear and Suha Arraf’s Villa Touma [pictured]; guests include Mike Leigh and Ruben Ostlund.
The producers will be feted at the opening night gala of the 28th Israel Film Festival on October 23.
Juliette Binoche and Federal Councillor Doris Leuthard to be guests of honor at Zurich Film Festival’s ‘Women of Impact’ event.
Co-founder of UK production company behind Peep Show and Fresh Meat to target horror film-making.
Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders from The Avengers are mismatched personal trainers in the upcoming movie.
A huggable robot with super powers? Disney unveiled impressive first footage of just that today in the shape of Big Hero 6, their new animation inspired by a little-known Marvel comic.
Lionsgate releases the full-length trailer for the penultimate film in the Hunger Games franchise.
Sunday September 7 was D-Day at the Toronto International Film Festival. Daniel Horowitz plugs in to find out more.
Film producer Steven Markovitz on the challenges of co-production, finding the right partners and maintaining independence.
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A round up of the world premieres across TIFF’s programme, with details on each film including contact information.
As Venice, Telluride and Toronto introduce a slew of prestige titles, Jeremy Kay examines the season’s possible awards contenders
The co-directors sat down with Jean Noh ahead of the world premiere at Toronto of the gangster drama exec produced by Martin Scorsese.
Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star in the Spanish director’s first film she says is ‘feel good.’
After making his directorial debut 16 years ago, Alan Rickman returns to the director’s chair with a period drama starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts.
San Sebastian festival director Jose Luis Rebordinos tells Juan Sarda about his ‘best selection’ yet, including an Antonio Banderas sci-fi film, international hits and Latin American gems
As the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund (CTBF) prepares to host a premiere event around Downton Abbey, CEO Richard Wilson talks to Michael Rosser about how the charity is adapting to changes in the industry.
The work of Yoav Goren has been featured in movie trailers for The Wolverine, Rush, 47 Ronin and Star Trek: Into Darkness among many others. On September 12, Goren gives a talk entitled Trailer Music: New Trends/ Modern Techniques at the Production Music Conference in Los Angeles.