London-based genre festival to feature 19 world premieres and 35 UK & European premieres.
Family animation Minions also received double digit complaints from members of the public.
British comedy also topped US buddy comedy Central Intelligence and animation The Secret Life of Pets.
Gabriele Mainetti’s fantasy superhero film won seven Italian film awards earlier this year.
The award-winning documentary about a Paraguayan youth musical group will go theatrical in September, with VOD, DVD and TV launches to follow.
The studio has confirmed plans for a follow-up to its 2012 animated hit, with a March 2018 release date booked.
The New York-based distributor has bought North American rights to the ‘colour guard’ performance documentary produced by musician David Byrne.
EXCLUSIVE: Hannaleena Hauru’s debut feature is produced by company behind Cannes Un Certain Regard winner The Happiest Day In The Life of Olli Maki.
Initiative will support 10,000 creative sector SMEs.
The sequel to 2014 horror hit Annabelle has begun principal photography in Los Angeles, with David F Sandberg directing.
The US Academy’s new invitees are 46% female and 41% people of colour. But research shows industry women still face “systematic lack of trust.”
The Chinese Film Directors Guild has issued a statement demanding an explanation after Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden was hospitalised during a period of detention by Chinese police.
Netflix is aiming to find an international audience for its Korean-language productions, as well as Bong Joon Ho’s multilingual Okja, according to David Lee, Netflix vice president, international originals.
Guests at this year’s event will include Joshua Marston and actor Michael Shannon who will present new mystery-drama Complete Unknown.
EXCLUSIVE: The new Brazilian art cinema distributor has unveiled a slate including films from Marco Bellocchio, Amos Gitai and Gabriel Ripstein.
Fledgling NY outfit Grasshopper Film has taken rights to Oliver Laxe’s Morocco-set Western.
The Godfather director will be presented with the event’s lifetime achievement award.
A mentorship programme and paid internships are being introduced in a bid to help boost the number of female directors in the industry.
Confirmed titles include Måns Månsson’s Yarden [pictured] and Eiji Uchida’s Lowlife Love.
Lionsgate had its biggest opening in China with Now You See Me 2 on $43.64m from its first three days
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COMMENT: Askandar Samad, partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, considers the driving forces that are luring more UK film producers to TV.
Photos from last week’s CineEurope reception hosted by Screen with the Event Cinema Association and European Digital Cinema Forum.
The midpoint between Cannes and Toronto, Karlovy Vary (July 1-9) has still managed to carve out a winning niche. Tom Grater speaks to artistic director Karel Och about this year’s programme.
The UK team behind the new feature take on children’s classic Swallows And Amazons tell Tom Grater how the project set sail.
From barefoot stars championing gender equality to the arrival of virtual reality and a noisy Palme d’Or debate, Melanie Goodfellow reflects on what went down on the Croisette this year.
Thanks to a booming box office, there is an air of confidence among Europe’s distributors and exhibitors ahead of the 25th edition of CineEurope (June 20-23). Matt Mueller previews an event set to host screenings of US and European titles, high-level debate and Jeffrey Katzenberg.
Virtual reality, SVoD and the return of the US networks to the documentary arena will be among the topics on the table at the 27th edition of Sunny Side Of The Doc (June 20-23). Melanie Goodfellow reports.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (July 21-31) has a new festival director and an expanded industry event. Jean Noh reports.
The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.
The Screen Awards has unveiled its 2015 winners, recognising excellence in UK marketing, distribution and exhibition.