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Megan Ellison

Annapurna launches marketing, distribution operation

20-Jan-2017 | By

The timely development comes as industry sources predict Megan Ellison’s team is in Sundance looking to make a statement buy as the festival heads into its first weekend.

Trophy

Sundance: The Orchard, CNN team up on 'Trophy'

20-Jan-2017

The North American deal understood to be a little over $2m was announced before the Friday world premiere of Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau’s U.S. Documentary Competition selection.

Sundance Film Festival

Untitled Buena Vista Social Club documentary pulled from Sundance

20-Jan-2017 | By

Lucy Walker’s documentary will not screen in Park City due to a longer than expected post-production and Friday’s world premiere has been scrapped.

Cries From Syria

Sundance: Content Media boards ‘Cries From Syria’

20-Jan-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

In its second Sundance pick-up, the company has acquired international sales rights to Evgeny Afineevsky’s Syrian civil war documentary ahead of Sunday’s world premiere in Sundance.

Supergirl

US Briefs: FilmRise acquires Slamdance entry 'Supergirl'

20-Jan-2017 | By

Jessie Auritt’s film screens on Saturday in Park City and explores the life of Naomi Kutin, an Orthodox Jewish pre-teen who broke powerlifting world records at the age of nine.

La La Land

'La La Land' crosses £10m, expands to 650 sites in UK

20-Jan-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate musical added an impressive £4m in four weekdays.

David Puttnam

Lord Puttnam issues Brexit warning

20-Jan-2017 | By

Respected producer calls for government to guarantee “the right to stay” for EU nationals working in VFX and animation sectors.

Cut Shoot Kill

EFM: Devilworks reveals first trailers for genre slate Video

20-Jan-2017 | By

Sales outfit is bringing six market premieres to Berlin.

Al Gore

Sundance: Al Gore in eco alert to Donald Trump

19-Jan-2017 | By

Former vice-president fires a shot across the bows of climate sceptics on the eve of Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Mudbound

Sundance 2017: 12 buzz films for buyers (update)

19-Jan-2017 | By

JANUARY 19 UPDATE: Heading into Park City’s opening night screening of An Inconvenient Sequel on Thursday, we take a look at a dozen acquisition titles likely to spark deals once the action gets underway.

Bloom targets EFM launch for 'Lost In London'

19-Jan-2017 | By

Woody Harrelson’s live event movie is garnering interest at Sundance.

The Wailing

'The Wailing' remake eyed by Scott Free

19-Jan-2017 | By

Hit Korean horror played at Cannes 2016 and scored multiple deals.

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The Discovery

'The Discovery': Sundance Review

By Tim Grierson, Senior US Critic

Dir: Charlie McDowell. US. 2017. 101mins

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Berlin

Call For Submissions: Screen's Berlin EFM 2017 Product Guide

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Screen International presents our 2017 Berlinale/EFM Product Guide

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La La Land

Baftas 2017 analysis: 'La La Land' soars, diversity debate simmers

10-Jan-2017 | By

Silence and Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk among shutouts; #Baftassowhite a non-starter.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Mudbound

US Daily: 'Mudbound' receives Dolby Family Sound Fellowship

Sundance Institute and the Dolby Institute, along with the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Family Fund, have chosen Dee Rees’ anticipated drama for the 2017 Dolby Family Sound Fellowship.

Rotterdam Film Festival IFFR

Rotterdam 2017 preview: more than a film festival

Art installations, a tech hub and some of the finest indie films of the year. Geoffrey Macnab asks whether there is anywhere better than Rotterdam to kickstart the year.

Dany Boon Raid

French star Dany Boon on his new comedy 'Raid: Special Unit'

Actor-director Dany Boon tells us why he gave the starring role of his action comedy Raid: Special Unit to a woman.

Motherland

Sundance 2017 profiles: World Cinema Documentary preview

A Syria-filmed courage-under-fire doc is among those playing in Sundance’s World Cinema Documentary competition.

Arrival

Villeneuve, producers on the making of $50m sci-fi 'Arrival'

How did a hot indie director and a producer of broad Hollywood comedies come together to make the cerebral sci-fi hit Arrival? Director Villeneuve and the film’s lead producers talk to Tom Grater.

Berlin Syndrome

Sundance 2017 profiles: World Cinema Dramatic preview

Our guide to the films in Sundance’s World Cinema Dramatic competition.

Samui Song

7 Asian and Middle Eastern films to tempt festival directors in 2017

Screen profiles some of the hottest projects from Asia, Middle East and North Africa in 2017.

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La La Land

'La La Land' crosses £10m, expands to 650 sites in UK

20-Jan-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate musical added an impressive £4m in four weekdays.

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