The feature-length documentary with no sales agent has won Australia’s richest film award, the $71,000 (A$100,000) CinefestOZ Film Prize for homegrown films.
Bloom will kick off international sales in Toronto next week for Black Label Media and Bruce Cohen Productions. CAA represents North American rights.
EXCLUSIVE: The distributor has moved on US rights to Sven J Matten’s LGBT psychological drama.
The new arrival will serve as svp of production under president Claudia Lewis from September 1.
The German powerhouse is having another crack at part of Cassandra Clare’s bestselling series The Mortal Instruments and will launch sales in October on the drama series Shadowhunters.
Cinedigm’s OTT service launched the new streaming programme from Monday through September 4.
The multi-platform media company has promoted David McIntosh to svp of business affairs and digital distribution, Melissa Boag to svp of kids and family entertainment, Jordan Fields to vp of acquisitions; and Tom Chen to vp of publicity.
Gideon Emery has joined Todd L Green’s drama alongside Stelio Savante and Autumn Withers.
AUGUST 31 UPDATE: With no real pretenders to usurp it, Universal’s Straight Outta Compton held on to top berth for the third consecutive weekend and climbed to $134m.
Diane Nelson has added oversight of Warner Bros Consumer Products to her responsibilities as president of DC Entertainment and president and chief content officer of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment.
The studio is partnering with the game’s publisher and creators Gearbox Software and Take-Two Interactive Software’s 2K as well as producers Avi and Ari Arad.
Nolan to debate future of film as part of a new series of talks on the industry side of the BFI London Film Festival.
Hot off the global summer smash Jurassic World, the actress has joined the adventure from Black Bear Pictures and HWY 61 currently shooting in New Mexico.
EXCLUSIVE: On the eve of his third term as the trade association’s chairman, Michael Ryan has fired a broadside at European Commission proposals for a Digital Single Market.
EXCLUSIVE: Gerald McCullouch’s feature debut set to world premiere at Montreal.
Scandinavian sales outfit LevelK is expanding eastward.
EXCLUSIVE: Asian film specialist Terracotta Distribution expands with new label to focus on titles outside the continent.
EFM’s TV initiative to return for a second year with a documentary element.
Love story completes a trilogy of features.
Screen exclusively premieres the international trailer for Runar Runarsson’s second feature, Sparrows.
If you have been paying attention to this corner of the site recently you will know that Bill Murray plays a washed-up rock manager who champions a Pashtun teen in her bid to win Afghanistan’s version of American Idol.
Spall plays all 15 characters in Stephen Cookson’s latest film.
Drama directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
Dominic Cooper stars as SBS agent John Stratton in the new action thriller from director Simon West.
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Screen talks to the British actor about his feature directorial debut, which receives its world premiere today [Aug 28] at Film4 FrightFest.
The adaptation of Bill Bryson’s account of the Appalachian Trail brings Robert Redford and Nick Nolte together on screen for the first time since Redford’s 2012 thriller The Company You Keep.
After the Serbian writer-director Stevan Filipovic’s third film Next to Me received its world premiere in the international competition of Pula Film Festival and won the main prize, it screened in the Sarajevo Film Festival’s Avant Premieres section.
UK distributor Signature Entertainment plans to release more than 100 films next year. Screen spoke to CEO Marc Goldberg about expansion.
Bosnian writer-director Ines Tanovic talks about her first feature Our Everyday Life, which screens in Sarajevo Film Festival’s competition.
Ahead of the European Film Forum’s exhibition panel in Sarajevo, Geoffrey Macnab looks at how fresh thinking is leading to new opportunities for cinemas in eastern Europe.
The potential European digital single market is a major challenge facing European productions. Geoffrey Macnab previews a Sarajevo co-production panel that will examine the controversial proposals.
Screen spoke to Cosima Spender, grand-daughter of English writer Sir Stephen Spender, about her remarkable fourth documentary Palio, from Senna and Amy producer James Gay-Rees.
For Shaun Monson, traditional storytelling just doesn’t cut it anymore. Even documentaries on a single issue aren’t enough. Angela Lee reports on a unique screening event this week.
Locarno’s annual co-production lab will this year shine the spotlight on up-and-coming film-makers from the Maghreb region.
The 12 projects selected for this year’s Open Doors range from an Algerian mythological horror to a Libya-set feature documentary. Louise Tutt profiles the film-makers and their projects
Locarno’s artistic director Carlo Chatrian talks to Wendy Mitchell about how the festival gets its balance of diverse programming just right.
Locarno’s sixth annual Industry Days (Aug 8-10) is bigger than ever, thanks to the latest rollout of networking initiatives.
Arthouse giants and Hollywood blockbusters jostle for space on the Piazza Grande and in International Competition. Matt Mueller, Andreas Wiseman and Tom Grater profile the titles set to get audiences buzzing
Locarno’s post-production section has undergone a makeover this year, with a new name and a shift in regional focus.
Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.
The Screen Awards, returning for its sixth year in 2015, has extended the deadline for entries until July 31.