Serbian director Goran Paskaljevic is planning to shoot Indo-Serbian co-production Dev Bhoomi, starring Victor Banerjee, in India next March.
World premiere of motor racing documentary Speed Sisters to open Doha Film Institute’s second annual Ajyal Youth Film Festival.
IFC Films has acquired US rights to Andrew Niccol’s highly regarded drone film starring Ethan Hawke and January Jones. Separately monterey media has taken Like Sunday, Like Rain.
Creative Scotland has identified seven key priorities for growing the country’s film sector, top of which is the creation of a film studio.
EXCLUSIVE: The British director of Berberian Sound Studio and The Duke of Burgundy set to deliver new play next year.
EXCLUSIVE: UK sales outfit to shop horror at AFM.
The Braveheart and Game of Thrones star one of three new actors to join the British feature.
Other winners at the ECA Awards included a live Muse concert, three Royal Opera House productions and the British Museum’s Pompeii Live.
A number of financing deals in the works following micro-budget finance market.
Actresses Irene Jacob, Fumi Nikaido and Kiki Sugino hit the red carpet at the festival in Japan, which opened with Hiroshi Chono ‘s At Home.
Lakeshore Entertainment has injected a title into a typically quiet run-up to the market, announcing that Sierra/Affinity will introduce buyers to the romantic action comedy starring Sam Rockwell and Anna Kendrick.
Güeros, 10,000 KM and Happy Valley will screen at the festival as top brass announced programming in three sections.
The UK culture minister talks about the current strengths and challenges of the British film industry.
Faye Walker has joined Cinedigm as svp of customer acquisitions. Separately, OddLot has announced two promotions in its development team.
TF1 handles international sales on Saul Dibb’s Second World War romance starring Michelle Williams and Matthias Schoenaerts, set to make its market world premiere in Santa Monica next month.
Festival veteran discusses this year’s “pop mix” and a “very challenging” year.
Event cinema will be key to helping theatres survive but the industry should be wary of repeating the mistakes of 3D, according to a Universal exec.
Jakob Oftebro (Kon-Tiki) plays the titular Danish-Norwegian Vice-Admiral
The Oscar-winning producer of The Lord Of The Rings trilogy is putting together funds for the environmentally themed family drama Talk Is Cheep.
EXCLUSIVE: Finance and production company will be allied to GFM Films.
Some of India’s leading filmmakers discussed the country’s lack of creative screenwriters during a Mumbai Film Festival panel discussion.
Laura Poitras’ Citizenfour, the remarkable documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, had its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival last night, in an event that was broadcast live to 70 cinemas across the UK.
Colette Naufal talks about building the Beirut International Film Festival.
Screen asked festival and awards season experts: ‘Which actor or director would you like to be stuck with in an elevator?’
Eli Roth and his Santiago-based partner Nicolas Lopez talk to Jeremy Kay about how they are reinventing the rules of film-making and turning their energy and ideas into a genre boom in Chile
As the UK’s event-cinema sector flourishes, Andreas Wiseman explores growth areas and potential for cannibalisation of film-going.
Billy Elliot, André Rieu and Monty Python are leading the charge for the growth of event cinema.
Clare Stewart, director of BFI London Film Festival, tells Michael Rosser that a revamped programming approach is paying off.
Opportunities are opening up to restore classic assets on new formats - but film restoration is an art form in danger. Ann-Marie Corvin reports from Screen International and Broadcast’s Restoration & Archive Forum
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Guardians Of The Galaxy surged past $400m as a robust second weekend hold in China generated $23.1m overall and propelled the international running total to $404.8m.
The Emmy-winning, Mexican-born director of TV animation makes his feature directorial debut on the Fox release – guided by none other than Guillermo del Toro.
British director Peter Strickland talks about his first foray into concert films and his latest fiction feature, The Duke of Burgundy.
After Jon Fitzgerald and Brad Parks’ philanthropic body Cinecause acquired the Hollywood Film Festival (HFF) in February of this year, the event has received a total make-over and now promotes socially conscious films.