EXCLUSIVE: Sam Neill and Roger Allam to star in the British comedy based on a Stephen Fry bestseller.
New Stockholm Impact Award will be part of a new international film competition.
A dozen film will compete for the award.
Following on from his talk-of-the-town appearance in Cannes, the Netflix chief content officer will attend the Ischia Global Film & Music Fest in Naples, Italy.
Patrick Spence, executive producer of smash hit Fortitude is the latest speaker to join the impressive line-up at the Creative Summit 2015.
Production has begun in Georgia on Universal’s action film that reunites Cruise with his Edge Of Tomorrow director Doug Liman.
The ambitious company has slotted the latest piece of its executive suite jigsaw into place with the hire of Gail Heaney as executive vice-president of media.
American Film Institute top brass have chosen Caleb Deschanel to receive the 2015 Franklin J Schaffner Alumni Medal.
Starz has picked up all US rights to the comedic love story starring Rebecca Hall and Jason Sudeikis.
Jackie Earle Haley and Mark Boone Jr have joined Nate Parker’s slave drama, currently shooting in Savannah, Georgia.
Visual effects firm will also re-team with The Theory of Everything director James Marsh on the upcoming Donald Crowhurst biopic.
Lionsgate and Tribeca Enterprises have hired Jeff Bronikowski as president of the SVOD service that launches later this year.
IFC Films/Sundance Selects announced on Wednesday three key promotions.
The Brooklyn-based distributor has acquired US rights to Maya Vitkova’s Bulgarian feature debut.
Jon Sneider has joined the data-driven content creator and distributor as Chief Marketing Officer and evp of client partnerships and Kate Shepherd has been hired as evp of content.
Hong Kong director to speak on stage in London as part of BAFTA’s A Life In Pictures series.
Series will star Jude Law.
Drama about a young man who returns home after serving time in prison, but is not forgiven by the local community, played in Directors’ Fortnight.
Music Box Films acquires rights to Berlinale Grand Jury Prize winner.
The film industries of Finland and Austria will be under the spotlight at the 7th Moscow Business Square (MBS) (June 21-22).
US deal for Don’t Accept Dreams From Strangers among sales secured.
Fionnuala Halligan blogs on the Cannes Competition titles straight from the Palais.
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Crafting an illuminating documentary about Amy Winehouse required sensitive diplomatic skills and nerves of steel. Director Asif Kapadia and producer James Gay-Rees tell Matt Mueller about the challenges
Australian film-maker Justin Kurzel explains to Andreas Wiseman why following his chilling debut Snowtown with Shakespeare’s Scottish tragedy Macbeth worked out to be the ‘perfect storm’.
Norwegian director Joachim Trier tells Wendy Mitchell about his first English-language feature, Louder Than Bombs, a father-son drama that elevates him into Cannes Competition
With Gus Van Sant’s The Sea Of Trees in Competition and several titles in post-production, Alex Walton tells Jeremy Kay why Bloom’s first year has been one to remember.
Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino, the duo behind rising finance and distribution outfit AMBI Pictures, discuss their plans.
The attack on Charlie Hebdo sent shockwaves through the creative industries. Andreas Wiseman considers the fallout within the film industry and gauges the climate for challenging film-making
As France celebrates 120 years of cinema, its film industry is facing economic pressures and a production downturn. But entrepreneurial producers are already finding solutions.
French producers are rising to the challenges in the changing landscape of finance and production. Melanie Goodfellow meets some of the most enterprising players.
Many producers are turning to direct distribution to get their films in front of audiences. Ian Sandwell reports on the growing trend and hears about the pros and cons from those who have taken the path.