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Doctor Strange

Marvel’s Doctor Strange set to shoot in UK

EXCLUSIVE: Deal close to bring superhero film to Pinewood-Shepperton

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A Walk Among The Tombstones

A Walk Among The Tombstones

By Mark Adams, chief film critic

Dir/scr: Scott Frank. US. 2014. 114mins



John Leguizamo

Bron's Meadowland adds John Leguizamo

17-Sep-2014 | By

The actor is one of several including Nick Sandow and Merritt Wever to join Bron Studios’ drama, currently shooting in New York.

Strategic Partners

Strategic Partners wraps in Halifax

17-Sep-2014 | By

Two Canadian producers who attended the market in Nova Scotia have been invited to take part in Brazil’s RioContentMarket and Mexico’s Los Cabos International Film Festival.

Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain

Revolver to release Bhopal disaster film in US

17-Sep-2014 | By

Revolver Entertainment continues to build its US release slate and has picked up rights to Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain starring Martin Sheen, Kal Penn and Mischa Barton.

Out of Nature first Berlinale Panorama title

17-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Norwegian director Ole Giaever’s Toronto title has become the first selection for the Panorama strand at the next Berlinale.

IMG pounces on noir tale Viktor

17-Sep-2014 | By

Inception Media Group has acquired all North American rights to Viktor Gérard Depardieu and Elizabeth Hurley.


Codeblack, Datari Turner strike pact

17-Sep-2014 | By

The Lionsgate subsidiary has struck a first-look deal with Luv producer Datari Turner.

Mumbai Film Festival 2014

Revived Mumbai fest unveils programme

17-Sep-2014 | By

The Mumbai Film Festival (Oct 14-21), recently saved by public donations following a funding crunch, unveiled its line-up today including the India Gold Competition and International Competition for first features.


Russian deal for Cannes winner Leviathan


A Company to release Andrey Zvyagintsev’s drama in Russia.

Power to the Pixel

Pixel Market unveils 32 projects

17-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Power to the Pixel event to include a major Nordic delegation.

Winnie Lau

Winnie Lau to leave Fortissimo Films

17-Sep-2014 | By

Fortissimo Films has announced that Winnie Lau is leaving after 13 years with the company to join a leading production house in a senior capacity.

Russell Brand

Picturehouse to screen Russell Brand event

17-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Picturehouse to be cinema broadcast partner of Guardian Live’s Russell Brand event.

Wild Tales, Gone Girl bookend Athens

17-Sep-2014 | By

The 20th edition of the festival includes competition titles ’71 and Blind.

Fidalgo takes three Toronto titles

17-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Norwegian distributor scores hat-trick of titles.

Edward Snowden

NYFF lands Edward Snowden doc

16-Sep-2014 | By

In an unprecedented addition to the programme, a special presentation of Laura Poitras’ hitherto top secret Citizenfour has been slotted into the New York Film Festival and will screen on October 10.

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston joins Skull Island

16-Sep-2014 | By

The British star and Comic-Con deity has signed on to Legendary Entertainment’s 2016 release with Jordan Vogt-Roberts on board to direct.

99 Homes

Broad Green Pictures takes 99 Homes

16-Sep-2014 | By

Ramin Bahrani’s much fancied 99 Homes will not compete in this year’s awards season as it emerged that Broad Green Pictures has acquired all US rights and will distribute theatrically in spring 2015.

Chris Fujiwara to step down as Edinburgh artistic director

16-Sep-2014 | By Michael Rosser

After serving as artistic director of Edinburgh International Film Festival for three festivals, Chris Fujiwara is stepping down from his role. 


AFI to announce almanac honourees in December

16-Sep-2014 | By

American Film Institute top brass will announce their list of the year’s most outstanding achievements in film and television on December 8.

Wang Zhonglei

Huayi to invest $130m in US subsidiary

16-Sep-2014 | By

Beijing-based Huayi Brothers Media Corporation is investing $130m in a wholly-owned subsidiary in Los Angeles.

Michelle Satter

Sundance greenlights Episodic Lab

16-Sep-2014 | By

Executives at the Sundance Institute have pulled back the curtain on the 10 writers selected for the inaugural Episodic Story Lab, set to take place at the Sundance Resort in Utah from September 27-October 2.


  • Disney’s new Hero

    By Adam Woodard

    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.

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 trailer Video

    By Michael Rosser

    Lionsgate releases the full-length trailer for the penultimate film in the Hunger Games franchise.

  • TIFF Industry Dialogues: VOD vs SVOD

    By Daniel Horowitz

    Sunday September 7 was D-Day at the Toronto International Film Festival. Daniel Horowitz plugs in to find out more.

  • The challenges of co-production

    Film producer Steven Markovitz on the challenges of co-production, finding the right partners and maintaining independence.



Steven Markovitz

The challenges of co-production

Film producer Steven Markovitz on the challenges of co-production, finding the right partners and maintaining independence.


Toronto 2014: Daily 5

Toronto 2014: Screen's dailies

Download Screen International’s daily magazines from the Toronto International Film Festival here.


Toronto 2014: World premieres

A round up of the world premieres across TIFF’s programme, with details on each film including contact information.

Awards 2014: The prize fighters

As Venice, Telluride and Toronto introduce a slew of prestige titles, Jeremy Kay examines the season’s possible awards contenders


Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo, Revenge of the Green Dragons

The co-directors sat down with Jean Noh ahead of the world premiere at Toronto of the gangster drama exec produced by Martin Scorsese.

Isabel Coixet

Isabel Coixet, Learning To Drive

Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley star in the Spanish director’s first film she says is ‘feel good.’

Alan Rickman, A Little Chaos

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.



Downton Abbey series 5

CTBF: Charity begins at home

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.

Yoav Goren in studio

Yoav Goren, Immediate Music

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.

James Schamus

James Schamus on life after Focus

Schamus is working on screenplays including Zealot: The Life And Times Of Jesus of Nazareth and an adaptation of Philip Roth’s Indignation.


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