Film London’s Microwave scheme is going global with an inititive to finance a UK-Indian feature based on Shakespeare’s writing.
Millennium Entertainment has made its first buy since the management take-over earlier this year led by Bill Lee and acquired the LA operations of Amplify in a move that demonstrates its digital ambitions.
The director of Boyhood will collect the Casting Society Of America’s Career Achievement Award at the 30th Annual Artios Awards on January 22.
The New York-based film distributor has acquired US rights from Coproduction Office to Jessica Hausner’s Cannes selection.
EXCLUSIVE: Germany’s Rohfilm, which co-produced The Lunchbox, is continuing its association with South Asian cinema by co-producing Iram Haq’s What Will People Say.
The star of Gone Girl will receive the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival’s (PSIFF) Breakthrough Performance Award on January 3.
EXCLUSIVE: Antoniak’s third picture revolves around intense lesbian affair between two Amsterdam teenagers.
EXCLUSIVE: Joris van Wijk of Amsterdam-based Le Boxeur Films has boarded Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla’s documentary Proposition For A Revolution as a co-producer.
EXCLUSIVE: New president and CEO appointed.
The Hunger Games, The Imitation Game and Paddington top buzz charts.
Likened to audacious filmmaker Bela Tarr, Egyptian director Karim Hanafy wowed audiences at the Cairo International Film Festival with his striking feature debut The Gate of Departure.
Fourth annual award for docs having greatest impact on society has five winners this year.
The acclaimed theatre director is preparing to make his feature directorial debut on the David Harrower stage play adaptation Blackbird with Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn attached to star.
Distributor acquires UK rights for Sergei Loznitsa’s Ukrainian documentary, set for theatrical release in February 2015.
EXCLUSIVE: Paris-based producer Alexa Rivero will co-produce Amit Dutta’s The Invisible One through her newly-established production company Altamar Films.
Warner Bros, Aardman, NFTS among supporters.
New films on Screenbase this week include the directorial debuts of Michael Lennox and Rachel Tunnard, Terry Jones’ economics doc and Chris Crow’s The Lighthouse.
EXCLUSIVE: Kalki Koechlin and Adil Hussain have joined the cast of Nicholas Kharkongor’s Mantra alongside Rajat Kapoor, who will also produce.
Poland is emerging as a hot new destination for Indian productions, with major films such as as Kick, Bangistan and Shaandaar all shooting at Polish locations over the past eight months.
EXCLUSIVE: German production company Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion has boarded Aamir Bashir’s Winter as co-producer.
Screen has kicked off our awards season coverage, with a focus on the foreign-language race.
Patrick Stewart plays the head of a white supremacist group in Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to Blue Ruin from Broad Green Pictures.
Bacon and barbie dolls to promote the new film Altern-i-life.
More than 300 film industry personnel attended an event hosted at the end of the AFM by MFG Film Funding and the Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart.
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NOVEMBER 21 UPDATE: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 scores number one debuts everywhere as UK delivers $3.6M on opening day and Germany $2.9M.
After a hard day’s work at the recent market in Santa Monica, movers and shakers let their hair down
As international sales companies arrive in Santa Monica, Screen correspondents profile a selection of key titles, at various stages of production, available in the market.
As A-list projects become more difficult to package, talent heads to TV and the Netflix effect remains uncertain, can AFM offer a silver lining, asks Jeremy Kay.
A host of films from Hong Kong are lining up at AFM, including Pang Ho Cheung’s return home, Soi Cheang’s sci-fi action thriller and Tsui Hark’s hotly tipped 3D spy movie. Sarah Cooper reports
Some of South Korea’s hottest films are being sold at this year’s AFM, from Im Kwon-taek’s 102nd film to the Detective K sequel. Jean Noh reports.
The year’s hottest Taiwanese films are being sold here at AFM. Sarah Cooper profiles a selection of the key titles, at all stages of production.
Creative England and The Agency kicked off a week of Los Angeles activities with a reception at the British Consul General’s Residence on Monday evening.
Browse Screen International’s American Film Market (AFM) product guide here.
This year’s LA Stars feature boasts nine individuals whose names emerged from a diligent trawl of agents, managers and publicists on both sides of the Atlantic.
Screen International teamed with British Council to present Screen’s UK Stars of Tomorrowat an intimate industry dinner during the BFI London Film Festival.
The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2014
Photos of the Screen Awards 2014 winners and drinks reception.
UPDATED (gallery/official winners book): The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2014 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.
Screen’s third China special looks at Sino-US collaborations and the trends shaping domestic production.
There is much to champion in Australia this year, and Screen is thrilled to highlight a few of these talents and trends.
Iceland has seen a recent Hollywood boom with projects such as Noah, Game Of Thrones and The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, and local talents are also thriving despite funding challenges. Wendy Mitchell looks at the filmic draw of this unique island nation.
Expectations don’t come much higher than bringing family favourite Paddington to life. Director Paul King and the Framestore creatives tell Neal Romanek how they made the loveable bear fit for the big screen.
FilmSharks International’s Guido Rud tells Jeremy Kay about building a slate ripe for sales and remakes.
Pawel Pawlikowski tells Jeremy Kay about exploring the Poland of his childhood in Ida, and why he wanted to portray universal themes of faith and identity within the context of a very personal journey
The spread of Islamic fundamentalism across Africa has flung many ordinary Muslims’ lives into turmoil. Timbuktu director Abderrahmane Sissako tells Elbert Wyche why he wanted to express their story
Belgian auteurs Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne talk to John Hazelton about casting their biggest star yet, Marion Cotillard, in the workplace drama, Two Days, One Night — Belgium’s foreign language Oscar entry.
MPAA chairman and chief executive Chris Dodd talks to Liz Shackleton about Japanese audiences, China’s quotas and the impact of digital distribution on the film business.
Director Bert Marcus and subject Mike Tyson tell Jeremy Kay about how their boxing documentary, Champs, transcends the world of sports.
iQiyi founder and CEO Gong Yu talks to Liz Shackleton about the company’s production plans and how it is working on its film business with parent company Baidu.
The Fyzz Facility’s Robert Jones and Wayne Marc Godfrey open up to Andreas Wiseman about their thriving production and finance company.
From the London set of Urban Hymn, Adam Woodard talks to writer Nick Moorcroft and director Michael Caton-Jones about the drama.
David Farr’s feature directorial debut, The Ones Below, is a study of contemporary London, the loneliness of motherhood and the anxiety of the modern world. Wendy Mitchell visits the set.
On the set of Shaun The Sheep The Movie, Aardman Animations veterans are taking inspiration from silent comedy to guide the flock to the big screen. Wendy Mitchell reports.