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AWARDS: Ensemble drama gathers momentum with double-whammy

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Ukrainian Sheriffs

'Ukrainian Sheriffs': Review

By Fionnuala Halligan, Chief Film Critic

Dir. Roman Bondarchuk. Ukraine, Latvia, Germany. 2015. 82 mins.



Norm of the North

Signature launches new label; plans first wide theatrical release

1-Dec-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

UK distributor sets animation Norm Of The North as first wide theatrical release.

Serial Bad Weddings

Unifrance reports “alarming state” of UK market for French films

1-Dec-2015 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Fewer French films making it onto UK screens, says Unifrance-CNC report.

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SBIFF to honour Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan

1-Dec-2015 | By

The lead actress awards contenders will each receive the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s (SBIFF) 2016 Outstanding Performers Of The Year award on February 8.

Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes “frustrated” over time pressures on 'Spectre'

1-Dec-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Director of latest James Bond movie talks about the pressure of meeting studio demands.

PSIFF announces Awards Buzz section

1-Dec-2015 | By

Top brass at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will screen 40 out of the 81 foreign-language Oscar submissions including frontrunner Son Of Saul from Hungary (pictured), France’s Mustang and The Clan from Argentina.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' sets China release date

1-Dec-2015 | By Tom Grater

The forthcoming entry in the Star Wars franchise readies January release in China.

The Martian

China: 'The Martian' tops 'Gravity', 'Interstellar' openings on $50m

1-Dec-2015 | By Silvia Wong

Fox’s The Martian landed in pole position at the China box office with an impressive $48.95m in its first five days.

Star Wars The Force Awakens

Star Wars, Bond boost Pinewood profits

1-Dec-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Pinewood Studios’ latest interim six-month results (for the six months to 30 Sept) were boosted by Star Wars: The Force Awakens and James Bond film Spectre.

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FilmSharks, Daniel Burman team on 'El Rey Del Once'

1-Dec-2015 | By

FilmSharks heads into Ventana Sur with a couple of key deals under its belt on the Argentinian director’s upcoming dramatic comedy El Rey del Once (The Tenth Man).

Chemical Cut

Slamdance unveils 2016 roster

30-Nov-2015 | By

Festival top brass announced on Monday the 12 Narrative and eight Documentary Feature Film Competition films in 22nd edition, set to run in Park City from January 22-28, 2016.

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Bold Films developing Barbie origins story

30-Nov-2015 | By

The Los Angeles production company announced on Monday it has acquired Robin Gerber’s Barbie And Ruth: The Story Of The World’s Most Famous Doll And The Woman Who Created Her.

The Marriage of Reason and Squalor

Starline to sell Chapman Brothers feature

30-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Film starring Rhys Ifans and Sophie Kennedy Clark gets international sales deal.

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Toronto Film Critics to honour Deepa Mehta

30-Nov-2015 | By

The Toronto Film Critics Association has selected the director of Water to receive its Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award.

Stormzy Brotherhood

Noel Clarke’s 'Brotherhood' adds cast as shoot begins Video

30-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Noel Clarke, Arnold Oceng, Ashley Thomas, grime MC Stormzy among cast.

Warren Brown

'Cargo' shoot underway in Bahamas for Best Ever Film

30-Nov-2015 | By Angela Lee

Bahamian production company Best Ever Film has announced Warren Brown of drama series Luther has signed to star in Kareem J Mortimer’s Bahamian film Cargo, which has begun shooting in Nassau.


'Tharlo' wins top prize at Tokyo Filmex

30-Nov-2015 | By

Tibetan director Pema Tseden’s Tharlo was awarded both the Grand Prize and the student jury prize at this year’s Tokyo Filmex, which wrapped on Sunday night (Nov 29).

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Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions hires Lorraine Sullivan

30-Nov-2015 | By Tom Grater

Former Canal+ exec joins the company with a remit to develop European film and TV projects.

Gods of Egypt

Lionsgate, Proyas issue 'Gods Of Egypt' diversity apology

30-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Studio, director apologise over lack of diversity in Gods Of Egypt cast.




US Briefs: Zag, 1492 line up '12/24'

Plus: Telefilm Canada announces 12 CFFF productions; and Arielle Boisvert on the rise at Brightlight Entertainment



Call For Submissions: Screen's Berlin EFM 2016 Product Guide

Screen International presents our 2016 Berlinale/EFM Product Guide


Alexandra Bentley

Philm Company co-founder wins UKTI prize Video

Alexandra Bentley wins with thriller based around a hostage crisis on the London Underground.



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Screen November 27 2015

Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, which includes a focus on the leading contenders for animation nominations this awards season…

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Film Bazaar 2015: Screen's dailies

Browse Screen International’s daily magazines from Goa’s Film Bazaar here.

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Sam Mendes

Sam Mendes takes audience from 'American Beauty' to 'Spectre'

1-Dec-2015 | By Violet Acevedo

Director of Skyfall, Spectre, and American Beauty spoke about his career at BAFTA event.

Matt Mueller

COMMENT: Indie Spirit Awards 2015

27-Nov-2015 | By Matt Mueller

With the Independent Spirit Award nominations announcement comes the first significant marker for awards season, as pundits and prognosticators read the tea leaves for signs of relative health (or ailment) in each film’s march towards the Oscars.

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'Carol' director talks female-driven films at BAFTA event

26-Nov-2015 | By Tom Grater

Todd Haynes discussed his career at a BAFTA Life in Pictures event.


Spike Lee

Spike Lee: The Passionate Outsider

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Spike Lee discusses the shocking urban violence that inspired Chi-Raq, and explains how his timely new film found a home at Amazon

Ventana Sur

Ventana Sur: Latin American cinema on the march

Previewing the annual Latin American sales jamboree


Awards Season: Animation

Reports on the making of Inside Out, Shaun The Sheep Movie, The Good Dinosaur, Anomalisa, The Peanuts Movie and Minions

Nordic hits 2015

Box office analysis 2015: Nordic Region

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Local films are enjoying huge success throughout the Nordic region this year.

Box office analysis 2015: Italy

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Can the traditional end-of-year release of local comedy titles help boost the Italian box office of 2015?

Three Heroes A Gambit

Box office analysis 2015: Russia

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Weak local titles are suffering in the face of particularly strong product from Hollywood and a dwindling art-house sector in 2015.


Screen Awards 2015 award

VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

Screen Awards 2015 Distributor of the Year

Universal, 'Amy' big winners at Screen Awards 2015

The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.