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'Kung Fu Panda 3' rules North America on $21m

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DreamWorks Animation’s latest tentpole held on to top spot as a trio of new openers arrived with a whimper including Berlinale opener Hail, Caesar! from the Coen Bros.

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Cannes chief Frémaux quashes exit rumours

7-Feb-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Cannes chief posts statement on festival website in response to rumours he was on the verge of quitting.

Land of Mine

'Land Of Mine' wins in Goteborg

7-Feb-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Danish landmine drama continues winning streak with $118,000 award; doc winner is Don Juan and audience prizes go to Welcome To Norway! and The Second Mother.

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'Truman' crowned at Spain's Goya Awards

7-Feb-2016 | By Elisabet Cabeza

Dramedy takes five awards including Best Film, Best Directo and Best Actor; Isabel Coixet’s Nobody Wants The Night also scores prizes.

'Inside Out' dominates 2016 Annies

7-Feb-2016 | By

The Pixar film earned 10 awards at the 43rd annual Annie Awards on Saturday night including best feature.

Morris From America

Visit Films boards six for EFM

6-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Buoyed by a fresh North American deal for Sundance hit Morris From America, Ryan Kampe jets into Berlin with a bevy of buzzy festival titles set to receive their market premieres.

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Kimberly Fox to launch MadRiver sales arm

6-Feb-2016 | By

Megan Ellison’s sales chief is joining Marc Butan’s MadRiver Pictures as a partner and will launch the international sales arm in Berlin.

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Lionsgate International to start EFM sales on 'Hood'

6-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Patrick Wachsberger and his team will commence pre-sales in Berlin on the action adventure starring Jamie Foxx and Taron Egerton about a Crusader and a Moorish warrior who lead the fight against a corrupt English town.

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Premiere Entertainment Group bulks up EFM slate

6-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The sales company has added The Preppie Connection and We Don’t Belong Here to its roster of titles on the eve of the EFM.

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VMI Worldwide boards 'Outlaws And Angels'

6-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Luke Wilson, Chad Michael Murray, Francesca Eastwood, and Teri Polo star in the recent Sundance world premiere that Andre Relis is bringing to the EFM.

Shoreline Entertainment plays with 'Toy Gun'

6-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Shoreline Entertainment is co-producing and will be handling worldwide rights excluding Benelux at the EFM to Calach Films and Gardner & Domm’s film.

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Curator Films EFM-bound with 'Runoff'

6-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Heading into EFM Andrew Gallagher has picked up international rights to Kimberly Levin’s US thriller.

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AMBI goes 'In Search Of Fellini'

5-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: On the eve of the EFM, AMBI Distribution led by Julie Sultan has secured worldwide rights to the coming-of-age adventure starring Maria Bello.

EFM projects to include Ethan Hawke, Alec Baldwin

5-Feb-2016 | By

The EFM dance card is filling up as Sierra/Affinity announced it will launch sales on the Ethan Hawke assassin thriller 24 Hours To Live, while Foresight Unlimited arrives with Alec Baldwin and Demi Moore as illicit lovers in the drama Blind.

Waleed Ahmed

Goteborg Lab pitches showcase global ambitions

5-Feb-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Buzzy pitches from rising Nordic talents include Iranian serial killer story and documentary about con man Waleed Ahmed [pictured], once described as the Mark Zuckerberg of Norway.

The Martian

'The Martian' wins AMPS Film Sound Award

5-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The film follows Gravity and Whiplash Hotel in winning The Association of Motion Picture Sound’s annual prize.

Johanna Koljonen

‘Measureable change’ on diversity within five years, Goteborg report

5-Feb-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Goteborg Film Festival’s Nostradamus Project report predicts that audiences will rebel against content that doesn’t reflect diversity.

Deadpool

‘Deadpool’ destroys the competition in buzz chart

5-Feb-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Upcoming superhero movie generates four times as much online activity as the second place title.

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US Briefs: Coalition coalesces around 'Trapped'

Plus: Gabriele Muccino circles Laughter In The Dark

UKTI

Making the most of co-pro opportunities in Germany

Interest in international co-production among Germany producers has never been higher. Miriam Ducke, senior trade adviser for Creative Industries, Berlin explains why.

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Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, including an examination of the diversity debate and interviews with Bryan Cranston and the film-makers behind The Big Short and Ex Machina.

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Screen January 19 2016

Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, including a look at the international box office hits of 2015, the nominations for the Oscars and Baftas, the making of The Revenant and the Sundance Film Festival.

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Film Is GREAT reception to toast British Oscar nominees

3-Feb-2016 | By

Eddie Redmayne and the British Consul General Chris O’Connor will co-host the Film Is GREAT Reception celebrating British Oscar nominees in West Hollywood on February 26.

Shield 5

Instagram thriller 'Shield Five' debuts first episodes

3-Feb-2016 | By Katie Wright

The series will release a new clip every day throughout February.

Manoman

BAFTA-nominated shorts to screen in UK cinemas

3-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The films will screen in 30 venues across the UK before travelling abroad.

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Wildgaze: building on 'Brooklyn'

Celebrating six BAFTA nominations and three Oscar nominations, Wildgaze Films duo Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey look back at Brooklyn’s journey and ahead to their future slate and ambitions

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Tiger directors: Pablo Lamar, 'Last Land (La Última Tierra)'

Paraguayan filmmaker Pablo Lamar’s explains why he wants spectators to watch his contemplative debut feature Last Land on the big screen only.

Tiger directors : Marilia Rocha, 'Where I Grow Old'

Debut from Brazilian director explores two women who go in search of a better life.

Manchester By The Sea

Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester By The Sea'

Arguably the most acclaimed film in Sundance, Kenneth Lonergan’s Premieres selection packs a punch and sparked a $10m US buy from Amazon Studios that will include a theatrical launch most likely during awards season.

Notes On Blindness

Can the UK film industry meet the diversity challenge?

Long before the #OscarsSoWhite furore ignited, the British Film Institute had thrown down the gauntlet to the film industry with its new and extended diversity standards. Are the provisions on their own enough to bring more varied faces and stories to UK screens and meeting rooms?

Tickled

David Farrier, Dylan Reeve – 'Tickled'

When New Zealand journalist stumbled upon the world of competitive endurance tickling he was intrigued and made enquires to the person who seemed to be in charge, Jane O’Brien. Then things got dark in the Sundance documentary.

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The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

Screen Awards 2015 Distributor of the Year

Universal, 'Amy' big winners at Screen Awards 2015

The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.

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