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Relativity lays off 75 employees

29-Jul-2015 | By

A spokesperson for the beleaguered company confirmed the development on Wednesday as speculation mounted that there would be an imminent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

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Pope visit delays NYFF opening night

29-Jul-2015 | By

The New York Film Festival (NYFF) world premiere screening of The Walk has been moved back one day to September 26 in anticipation of the Pontiff’s visit to the city.

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S Korea's Jeonju names Lee Choong-jik festival director

29-Jul-2015 | By

Lee previously headed the Korean Film Commission.

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A24 sets 'Room' release date

29-Jul-2015 | By

In a move that bolsters the film’s credentials as an awards season player, the distributor has set an October 16 US release date.

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First look at Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy in 'Anthropoid'

29-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Toby Jones, Harry Lloyd, Bill Milner and Alena Mihulová join Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy, Anna Geislerová and Charlotte Le Bon in Sean Ellis’ Second World War thriller.

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Cat Power to narrate Janis Joplin doc

29-Jul-2015 | By

The musician also known as Chan Marshall has boarded Janis ahead of the film’s out-of-competition world premiere in Venice. Content holds worldwide rights.

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Zurich Film Festival to spotlight Iran

29-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Festival to highlight features and docs from the new generation of Iranian filmmakers.

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Beta Cinema picks up 'The People vs. Fritz Bauer'

29-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

Lars Kraume’s Nazi-hunting drama has been sold in France and Switzerland; further deals are in “final negotiations”.

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Morgan Neville's Keith Richards doc to debut on Netflix

28-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Documentary on the Rolling Stones guitarist made by the director of Oscar-winner 20 Feet From Stardom.

The Walk

Robert Zemeckis' 'The Walk' to open Tokyo film festival

28-Jul-2015 | By Chris Gallagher

Director Bryan Singer to head the main competition jury.

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Telefilm Canada pledges C$8.1m for 14 films

28-Jul-2015 | By

The funding body’s Canada Feature Film Fund allocation applies to the 2014-15 cycle and includes films from Kim Nguyen and features actors such as Dane DeHaan and Catherine Keener.

Ode To My Father

Korean box office rises 2.6% in first half of 2015

28-Jul-2015 | By

Box office tops $653m… but admissions fall 1.5%.

Tom Gilroy

Tom Gilroy wins screenwriting grant

28-Jul-2015 | By Angela Lee

The writer has been awarded the 2015 Djerassi Residency Award / San Francisco Film Society Screenwriting Fellowship to work on his script Our Lady Of The Snow.

Moon Dogs

'Moon Dogs' begins Scotland shoot

28-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Coming-of-age film marks feature debut of Downton Abbey director Philip John.

Iona

San Sebastian unveils New Directors titles

28-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The 13 films competing for a $55,000 prize include Scott Graham’s Iona and Hans Christian Berger’s After Eden.

The High Sun

'The High Sun' is big winner in Pula

28-Jul-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

The 62nd Pula Film Festival wrapped in Croatia on Saturday with its Best Croatian Film of the year award going to Dalibor Matanic’s The High Sun. 

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Martine Reicherts named Creative Europe head

28-Jul-2015 | By

Xavier Prats Monné to take a new EC role.

Kill Time

CTE renews output deals with Hong Kong studios

28-Jul-2015 | By

Hong Kong-based Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE) has renewed its exclusive, multi-year output deals with Hong Kong studios Emperor Motion Pictures (EMP), Mega-Vision Project Workshop (MVPW) and Universe Entertainment.

'Amy' set for Sarajevo Summer Nights

28-Jul-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Sarajevo Film Festival’s Laško Sumer Nights line-up revealed.

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Early awards hopefuls plant flags

29-Jul-2015 | By

New York and Venice had each set sail into awards season amid a squall of potent announcements by the time Toronto entered the fray on Tuesday with a flotilla of programming highlights.

Michael Moore's teases 'Where To Invade Next' details Video

29-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

What do we know so far about Moore’s latest documentary?

The Martian

Toronto trailers: five of the best Video

28-Jul-2015 | By Tom Grater

A Lance Armstrong biopic, Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi and Julianne Moore’s latest are all set to world premiere in Toronto.

Eye In The Sky

GALLERY: Toronto 2015 gala films

28-Jul-2015

Pictures of the gala films set to screen at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.

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Motovun has fiery start for 18th edition

27-Jul-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Motovun Film Festival kicked off Saturday night by giving each attendee a lighter and a sparkler for a group photo.

LEADER

Matt Mueller

Summer ramblings

Now that summer is here, thoughts (well, mine anyway) turn to holidays and multiplexes being dominated by Hollywood’s latest salvo of tentpoles, sequels and tentpole sequels.

DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen June-July 2015

Download the June-July 2015 edition of Screen International here…

UK VFX & Post Directory 2015

DIGITAL EDITION: The British Film Commission’s showcase of the UK VFX and post facilities for features and high-end TV

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Kathy Wolfe, Wolfe Releasing

The leading LGBT distributor in the US looks back on her 30 years in the business.

A Christmas Horror Story and Tales of Halloween

Fantasia: 'A Christmas Horror Story', 'Tales of Halloween'

Screen talks to Steve Hoban, Mark Smith, Axelle Carolyn and Neil Marshall about the recent resurgence of anthologies in horror.

beyond the fear

Israeli artists sound alarm over growing censorship

According to local filmmakers, the recent suppression of documentary Beyond The Fear is just one episode in a quickening erosion of artistic freedom in Israel.

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Bartosz Prokopowicz talks 'Chemo'

Polish director Bartosz Prokopowicz discusses his autobiographical love story Chemo.

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Lazlo Nemes talks 'Son of Saul'

Screen talks to the Hungarian director about his harrowing Cannes debut.

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Erez Tadmor talks thriller Wounded Land

Director Erez Tadmor talks to Screen about 1970s cop movies, shooting in Haifa and moving from comedy to drama with his ripped-from-the-headlines thriller Wounded Land.

Interview: Tova Ascher

Tova Ascher has edited some of the most acclaimed Israeli features of the past three decades. She tells Screen what compelled her to make a feature directing debut with A.K.A. Nadia.

Voyage of discovery: 'Thru You Princess'

Director Ido Haar and aspiring US singer/avid YouTuber Princess Shaw talk to Screen about how Thru You Princess found its voice.

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Is the Israeli horror film about to take off?

Screen discusses the genre’s origins, growth and prospects with the local scene’s key players.

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Interview: Ada Ushpiz

Documentary film-maker Ada Ushpiz tells Screen about charting the life and fertile mind of a great thinker in her new film Vita Activa, The Spirit Of Hannah Arendt.

Ludo

Q and Nikon talk Fantasia horror 'Ludo'

Filmmakers Q and Nikon talk to Ian Sandwell about their horror which received its world premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival.

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Interview: Evgeny Ruman

Israeli director Evgeny Ruman talks to Screen about shooting his second feature, The Man In The Wall, over six days in one apartment.

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Ulrich Seidl, 'In The Basement'

Film-maker Ulrich Seidl speaks about how a fascination with Austrians and their cellars led to his lauded documentary In The Basement.

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Rabinovich Foundation scales new heights

The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts’ Cinema Project is backing new projects by Avi Nesher, Yoav Shamir and animation maestro Albert Hanan Kaminski.

Spotlight on Israel Film Fund

What are the hot new projects that are being backed by the Israel Film Fund, headed by the indomitable Katriel Schory?

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SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards trophies

Screen Awards entry deadline extended until July 31

The Screen Awards, returning for its sixth year in 2015, has extended the deadline for entries until July 31.

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.

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