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Tomorrowland

‘Tomorrowland’ leads Memorial Day on $32.1m

24-May-2015 | By

The George Clooney and Britt Robertson action-adventure from Brad Bird was the number one release in North America heading into the fourth day of a tepid Memorial Day Weekend.

Son of Saul

Cannes: ‘Son of Saul’, 'Masaan', 'Paulina' win Fipresci prizes

23-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Other prizes go to My Mother, Masaan and Paulina.

We Are Your Friends

StudioCanal, Impuls Pictures strike output deal

23-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Agreement includes We Are Your Friends, starring Zac Efron.

Embrace Of The Serpent

Cannes: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’ wins at Directors’ Fortnight

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Other winners include Arnaud Desplechin’s My Golden Days and Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Mustang.

Cinefondation 2015 winners

Cannes: Cinéfondation winners revealed

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Timbuktu director Abderrahmane Sissako led the jury.

Handling: Toronto's Platform to give 'bump' to int'l films

22-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Toronto International Film Festival director and CEO has revealed further details of Toronto’s new Platform section, which will be the festival’s first competitive section.

PalmStar, The Bridge Finance renew deal

22-May-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: PalmStar Media and Zurich-based The Bridge Finance Company announced during Cannes that they have renewed their strategic partnership.

The Assassin

Cannes: Screen Jury Grid gets new joint leader

22-May-2015 | By Fionnuala Halligan

With only one more film to screen at Cannes 68 – Macbeth – the Screen International team of jurors are tied for their lead film.

Metrodome takes Sundance title 'The Overnight' for UK

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Taylor Schilling (Orange Is The New Black) stars in the comedy about sexual frustration and parenthood.

Broad Green acquires 'The Infiltrator' for US

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Brad Furman’s crime thriller stars Bryan Cranston and Diane Kruger.

Standing Tall

CMG takes Cannes opener 'Standing Tall' for US

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Emmanuelle Bercot became the first female director to open the festival since 1987.

Melbourne's Premiere Fund gets government renewal

22-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Victoria government pledges $900,000 renewal.

Akousa Adoma Owusu

Durban Filmart selects 19 projects

22-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

Durban FilmMart, which runs in Durban, South Africa from July 17-20, has announced its project selection for this year.

'The Lobster' bookies favourite to win Cannes Palme d'Or

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Son of Saul and Carol also strong contenders.

'Night Will Fall' scoops two Focal Awards

22-May-2015 | By George Bevir, Broadcast

Night Will Fall, a feature-length production about the filming of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps, picked up two awards at last night’s Focal International Awards.

Ploey You Never Fly Alone

Belgian's Cyborn joins animated 'Ploey'

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Iceland’s GunHil signs co-pro agreement with Belgian animation studio.

Florence Foster Jenkins

Meryl Streep as 'Florence Foster Jenkins', first look

22-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

First still released of Meryl Streep and Hugh grant in Stephen Frears’ Florence Foster Jenkins.

Thierry Fremaux

Cannes chief talks approach to female filmmakers

21-May-2015 | By Tiffany Pritchard

At his highly-anticipated talk for the Kering Women In Motion series at the Majestic Hotel, Cannes festival director Thierry Fremaux kicked off proceedings with the statement, “This debate makes me furious.”

Paulina

Cannes: ‘Paulina’ leads Critics’ Week winners

21-May-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Two Latin American films take home top awards.

Andrew Haigh

Andrew Haigh's next film to be 'Lean on Pete'

21-May-2015 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Film4 backs development of Haigh’s 45 Years follow-up; Tristan Goligher to produce. 

Love

Cannes: Gaspar Noe's 'Love' sold worldwide

21-May-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Wild Bunch sells Cannes title in more than 36 territories.

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CANNES COMPETITION BLOG

Cannes 2015: Competition Blog

23-May-2015 | By Fionnuala Halligan

Fionnuala Halligan blogs on the Cannes Competition titles straight from the Palais.

CANNES DAILIES

Screen Cannes 2015 Daily 8

Cannes 2015: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s latest daily magazine from the 68th Cannes Film Festival here.

FUTURE LEADERS

Screen Future Leaders 2015

Future Leaders 2015: Producers

Find out who are the hottest upcoming producers from around the world.

LEADER

Matt Mueller

Hello, Cannes

Screen Editor Matt Mueller looks ahead to this year’s festival… and beyond.

Cannes: Screen at 40

To celebrate 40 years of Screen International, several of our illustrious previous editors reflect on their favourite Cannes memories.

DIGITAL EDITIONS

Screen May 2015

Screen May 2015

Download the May 2015 edition of Screen International here…

Doha 2015 cover

Doha Special 2015: digital edition

Download the digital edition of our Doha special.

World of Locations

World of Locations

DIGITAL EDITION: Showcasing the world’s film, TV and commercial locations.

INTERVIEWS

Amy Winehouse

'Amy': a delicate balance

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

Macbeth Justin Kurzel Marion Cotillard

Justin Kurzel, 'Macbeth'

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’.

Joachim Trier

Joachim Trier, 'Louder Than Bombs'

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

The Sea Of Trees

Bloom: a first year to remember

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 James Franco Andrea Iervolino

AMBI Pictures: in high spirits

Monika Bacardi and Andrea Iervolino, the duo behind rising finance and distribution outfit AMBI Pictures, discuss their plans.

FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Charlie Hebdo: fallout within the film industry

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

FRANCE FOCUS

Two Friends

France Focus: fast forward

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.

France Focus: producers

French producers are rising to the challenges in the changing landscape of finance and production. Melanie Goodfellow meets some of the most enterprising players.

ALTERNATIVE DISTRIBUTION

Taika Waititi and Jermaine Clement

Democratising distribution

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.

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SCREEN AWARDS

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.

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2014 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2014

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