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Reach for the SKY

'Reach For The SKY': Review

By Jason Bechervaise

DIrs: Choi Wooyoung & Steven Dhoedt. South Korea / Belgium. 2015. 90mins.



Polis Evo

'Polis Evo' burns up Malaysian box office

3-Oct-2015 | By

Malaysian action comedy Polis Evo has given the local film industry a much-needed boost, grossing $1.8m (RM8m) in 11 days, to become the highest-grossing local film of 2015.

Making Family

Busan: Korea’s 9ers launches sales of 'Making Family', 'Hiya'

2-Oct-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Korea’s 9ers Entertainment is launching sales on China-Korea co-production Making Family, a rom-com starring Aarif Lee and Kim Hae-Neul, and drama Hiya, starring Ahn Bo-Hyun and Lee Ho-Won (aka Hoya of boy group Infinite), at the Asian Film Market in Busan


Busan: Finecut picks up Kim Tae-yong's 'Yeogyosa'

2-Oct-2015 | By

Korean sales company Finecut has picked up Kim Tae-yong’s sophomore feature Yeogyosa (tentative title which translates to ‘female teacher’).

Harrison Ford

Britannia honour for Harrison Ford

2-Oct-2015 | By

The BAFTA LA hierarchy announced on Friday that they will present the star with the Albert R Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution To Entertainment in Los Angeles on October 30.

Paramount acquires Alexander Payne’s 'Downsizing'

2-Oct-2015 | By

Matt Damon and Reese Witherspoon will star in the studio’s third collaboration with Payne.

Anne Hathaway

Voltage, Brightlight strike five-film deal

2-Oct-2015 | By

Shawn Williamson’s Vancouver-based production company Brightlight Pictures has signed a sales agency agreement with Nicolas Chartier’s Los Angeles-based company that kicks off with Anne Hathaway starrer Colossal.


TWC to re-release 'Southpaw'

2-Oct-2015 | By

Antoine Fuqua’s boxing drama returns to US screens on October 2 as Harvey Weinstein steps up his Oscar push for Jake Gyllenhaal.

Belly of the Bulldog

Halloween FrightFest to shift from night to day

2-Oct-2015 | By Ian Sandwell

Guests include James Purefoy and Olga Kurylenko for UK premiere of Stephen S. Campanelli’s Momentum.

Chico Artista Brasileiro

Rio opens with Chico doc ahead of packed 2015 edition

2-Oct-2015 | By

Rio de Janeiro’s International Film Festival opened last night (Oct 1) celebrating the life and work of local hero Chico Buarque who, at 71, remains one of Brazil’s top composers, musicians and singers.

BIFF 2015 opening

BIFF kicks off with star-studded ceremony

2-Oct-2015 | By Jason Bechervaise

The 20th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) kicked off on Thursday night with a star-studded red carpet, fireworks and the world premiere of Indian film Zubaan.

EIFF’s Chris Fujiwara resurfaces at new London East Asia Film Festival

1-Oct-2015 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: New festival plans launch in 2016; preview event this month will open with the European premiere of Korean box office hit Veteran.

Green Room

'Green Room' wins Fantastic Fest audience award

1-Oct-2015 | By

Jeremy Saulnier’s feature claimed the prize as the Austin event came to a conclusion on Thursday.

Teri Weiss

Teri Weiss joins Uni children’s production push

1-Oct-2015 | By

Longtime Nickelodeon programming executive Teri Weiss has been hired as svp, head of kids/family development and production at the new Universal Kids Productions group. 

The Survivalist

Stephen Fingleton is focus of BAFTA Brits To Watch

1-Oct-2015 | By

BAFTA in partnership with the British Council will present the director of The Survivalist to the US industry at two bi-coastal events next week.

The Hippopotamus

Stephen Fry's 'Hippopotamus' secures sales, distribution deal

1-Oct-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK comedy The Hippopotamus wraps and inks deals.

David Puttnam

UK film distribution "worth $1.8bn"

1-Oct-2015 | By Matt Mueller

The Film Distributors Association has today released a report quantifying the value of film distribution in the UK.


ABMO Films acquires TIFF premiere February

1-Oct-2015 | By

The new Canadian distributor led by Alex Bronfman and Matt Orenstein has picked up the elevated horror film starring Emma Roberts.

The Sniffer

NHK to adapt Ukraine's 'The Sniffer'

1-Oct-2015 | By

Heading into MIPCOM Japan’s NHK has signed a deal to adapt Ukrainian production company FILM.UA’s detective series.



Santa Monica pier

Call For Submissions: Screen's AFM 2015 Product Guide

Screen International presents our 2015 AFM Product Guide.


David Puttnam

UK film distribution "worth $1.8bn"

The Film Distributors Association has today released a report quantifying the value of film distribution in the UK.



Zurich 2015 digital daily 2

Zurich 2015: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazines from the 11th Zurich Film Festival here.

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Toronto 2015: Screen's dailies

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'Gold': First-look image

2-Oct-2015 | By

Soaking wet, grizzled Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez are hatching a crazy plot in the jungle – what’s not to like?

dinard jury 2015

Dinard British Film Festival gets underway

2-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

The 26th edition launched last night with guests including Natalie Dormer and Hanif Kureishi.

Charles Leveque

How to... finance a film using EIS


SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Charles Leveque, a partner at London law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains the process.


Hana Makhmalbaf

Busan's Asian Project Market: bridging the divide

Busan International Film Festival’s Asian Project Market will once again bring together the continent’s film-makers with major players from the European industry.


New Busan co-director Kang Soo-youn talks bright future

As the 20th Busan International Film Festival launches, new co-director Kang Soo-youn tells Jean Noh why the event is stronger than ever despite a year of political turmoil and funding cuts


Mozez Singh talks Busan opener 'Zubaan'

Nine years in the making, Mozez Singh’s feature directorial debut is the story of a young man who escapes his humble roots in Punjab to become a big shot in the corporate world in both Delhi and Dubai.

Anthony Chen

'Ilo Ilo' director Anthony Chen talks Asian Film Academy and challenges

Singaporean filmmaker Anthony Chen is in Busan this year at the Asian Film Academy (AFA) as directing mentor.

Eric Khoo

Eric Khoo talks 'In the Room', '7 Letters'

Singaporean director Eric Khoo has two films in Busan’s A Window On Asian Cinema section.

claudia triana

Interview: Claudia Triana, Proimagenes Colombia

Claudia Triana, director of Proimagenes Colombia, tells Jeremy Kay about the extraordinary growth of the territory’s film industry.


Clare Binns to receive exhibition honour at Screen Awards

The Screen Awards set to take place in London next month.

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.