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Vision Awards

BFI reveals 2016 Vision Awards

Total of 22 emerging producers to receive up to £2.2m; almost 500 applicants.

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EXCLUSIVE: Charlotte Mickie and her team will commence international sales in Toronto where Hope Dickson Leach’s feature directorial debut will receive its world premiere in Discovery.

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Jeremy Renner joins AMBI's 'Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad'

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The Oscar-nominated actor will lend his voice talent and play the lead role in the 3D CGI animated family film.

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Steve McQueen to receive BFI Fellowship

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The 12 Years A Slave director will be presented with the honour at this year’s LFF awards ceremony.

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The Damned producers Emilie Jouffroy and Kamilla Hodol are recipients of a BFI Vision Award this year.

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Desiree Akhavan to make UK comedy series 'The Bisexual'

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Iranian-American film-maker and actor to make scripted comedy for Channel 4.

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Bercot to become the first female director to open San Sebastian.

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Programmers at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced that Isabelle Huppert, Kunle Afolayan and Genevieve Nnaji and Mark Wahlberg will be among the eight participants in the In Conversation With… series.

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Stacey Snider to assume Fox reins on September 1

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Twentieth Century Fox Film confirmed on Tuesday that the executive will replace Jim Gianopulos as chairman and CEO earlier than expected.

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EXCLUSIVE: Stewart will join HanWay in October, replacing Thorsten Schumacher; sales director Chiara Gelardin to depart.

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One day after Comcast completed its $3.8bn acquisition of DreamWorks Animation, Universal Filmed Entertainment has announced its leadership structure for the business segments of the new purchase.

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Wanda targets two billion-dollar US acquisitions this year

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Wanda’s chairman also continues to eye one of the “Big Six” US studios.

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Robert Simonds’ ambitious Los Angeles-based studio has snapped up the immersive content creator in a bid to build a multi-faceted VR operation.

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Rolling Stones, Iggy Pop docs set for GEMS 2016

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Top brass at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival unveiled on Tuesday two films from the line-up of the four-day event in October.

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Ava DuVernay, Steve James set for Hollywood doc conference

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The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced on Tuesday the programme and additional keynotes for the biennial filmmaker-to-filmmaker conference inaugurated by the IDA and the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences in 2014.

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IFP Film Week expands public programmes

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Organisers at the Brooklyn event have broadened the public programming remit and will present the Screen Forward Conference, screenings, VR experiences and free community events.

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NYFF lines up “An Evening With...” honourees

Kristen Stewart and Adam Driver will be honoured in the 54th New York Film Festival’s “An Evening with…” on-stage conversation series.

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COMMENT/BLOGS

What’s the purpose of film festivals in the 21st Century?

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Screen asked the participants at the sixth annual Developing Your Film Festival course what tips they took away from expert speakers and their peers.

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WATCH: First trailer for Locarno premiere 'Afterlov' Video

10-Aug-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Greek comedy-drama stars Haris Fragoulis and Iro Bezou.

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'The Woodstock of gore': How FrightFest became the UK's top genre event

FrightFest has grown from a small cult gathering into the premier horror event on the UK’s festival calendar. Its organisers talk Tom Grater through a 17-year history and future prospects.

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Turkish film-maker talks to Screen about his debut feature, which played in Sarajevo’s competition following its Cannes premiere.

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Ljuca’s feature debut plays in competition at Sarajevo Film Festival.

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Bulgarian director talks to Screen about her competition title Godless, which recently won Locarno’s Golden Leopard.

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Sarajevo Q&A: Ivan Marinovic discusses 'The Black Pin'

Montenegrin director Marinovic’s debut feature is in competition in Sarajevo.

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