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Imperial

Montreal World Film Festival head hits back over reports of staff resignations

26-Aug-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman and Jeremy Kay

UPDATE: The head of the festival has branded reports of eleventh-hour staff resignations “slanderous” and “garbage” as the 40th anniversary edition got underway this week.

Venice

Venice cancels opening gala following earthquake tragedy

26-Aug-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Festival cancels gala dinner and reception in solidarity with the victims of this week’s deadly earthquake in Italy.

Benjamin Ree

Haugesund: 'Perfect Strangers', 'Magnus' score top awards

26-Aug-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Other winners include Agnus Dei, Toni Erdmann, The Day Will Come, Amundsen & Nobile and I’ll Try Again.

Canal

Vivendi announces $338m cuts at France pay-TV channel Canal+

26-Aug-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

First-half 2016 results reveal falling subscribers at Canal+ France and drop in Studiocanal profits for same period in 2015.

White Hunger

Scanbox chills with ‘White Hunger’

26-Aug-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Scanbox takes Scandinavian rights to upcoming period drama from Finnish director Mikko Kuparinen.

The Wind Blew On

Haugesund: 'The Wind Blew On' wins Eurimages prize

26-Aug-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

The winner of the Eurimages Lab Project Award from Haugesund’s Works In Progress presentations was Katrín Ólafsdóttirs The Wind Blew On from Iceland.

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe headed to Zurich Film Festival

26-Aug-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Harry Potter star to present two films at festival.

PANAMERICAN MACHINERY

Raindance: Elliot Grove picks festival top five

26-Aug-2016 | By Screen staff

EXCLUSIVE: Raindance chief picks five films to look out for at the forthcoming festival.

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Haugesund: Liv Ullmann to retire from directing

25-Aug-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Norwegian actress and filmmaker announces end to directing on panel with fellow filmmakers Pernilla August and Iram Haq.

Earthquake

Covert Media launches Lexica Films

25-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Hanson’s production, financing and distribution outfit has launched an international sales label in the run-up to the Toronto International Film Festival.

Handsome Devil

Radiant Films International to sell TIFF entry 'Handsome Devil'

25-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Mimi Steinbauer’s sales company will introduce international buyers in Toronto to John Butler’s Contemporary World Cinema selection.

Dog Eat Dog

RLJ Entertainment picks up 'Dog Eat Dog'

25-Aug-2016 | By

Paul Schrader’s action thriller has found a home in the run-up to its North American premiere in Toronto next month.

The Secret Life Of Pets

'The Secret Life Of Pets' ventures into Brazil

25-Aug-2016 | By

Illumination Entertainment’s animation has raced to $344.4m via Universal Pictures International and studio executives will expect another strong weekend.

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David Tennant joins Electric’s 'Bad Samaritan'

25-Aug-2016 | By

Dean Devlin’s company announced on Thursday that the former Doctor Who star has come on board the thriller.

Twilight

ITV withdraws eOne offer

25-Aug-2016 | By Tom Grater

The two companies were unable to reach an agreement on the value of the Canadian distributor.

Past Life

Toronto: Bleiberg Entertainment boards 'Past Life'

25-Aug-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Los Angeles-based production and sales outfit has acquired worldwide rights to Avi Nesher’s historical drama heading into the Toronto International Film Festival.

Mojin The Lost Legend

IM Global launches Go Global in Beijing

25-Aug-2016 | By

IM Global has launched a Beijing-based venture, Go Global, which aims to connect the booming Chinese film industry to the rest of the world, and will make its debut at the upcoming Venice Film Festival.

Oscars 2016: Germany selects 'Toni Erdmann'

25-Aug-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Nine-person Foreign Language jury selects Cannes hit from director Maren Ade.

Tombiruo

Malaysia rallies international team for 'Tombiruo'

25-Aug-2016 | By

Seth Larney and Nasir Jani will co-direct the action thriller.

The Violin Player

Raindance reveals 2016 line-up; Stephen Fry, Joanna Lumley on jury

25-Aug-2016 | By Tom Grater

This year’s festival will include an inaugural virtual reality strand and a co-production forum focused on UK-Ibero-American relations.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

US Briefs: Concourse Media, Productivity Media board 'Impossible Things'

Plus: ‘Anything’ wraps Los Angeles shoot; monterey media acquires ‘No Pay, Nudity

TORONTO BUMPER

Call For Submissions: Screen's Toronto 2016 Product Guide

Screen International Presents: Toronto 2016 Product Guide

Jobs

Brand Director

£45-55,000 plus benefits including membership to private members club

Film Producer

Competitive

Director of Film Programming

£37,000 to £44,000 per annum dependent on experience

DIGITAL EDITIONS

Locarno supplement

Locarno Film Festival 2016 supplement

DIGITAL EDITION: Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…

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COMMENT/BLOGS

What’s the purpose of film festivals in the 21st Century?

19-Aug-2016

Screen asked the participants at the sixth annual Developing Your Film Festival course what tips they took away from expert speakers and their peers.

Afterlov

WATCH: First trailer for Locarno premiere 'Afterlov' Video

10-Aug-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Greek comedy-drama stars Haris Fragoulis and Iro Bezou.

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Venice 2016: Film Profiles

Screen profiles the world premieres at the 73rd Venice Film Festival.

Hounds of Love

Venice 2016: Venice Days

The full line-up of world premieres in the Venice Days programme at the Venice Film Festival, with details on each title including sales contacts.

Are We Not Cats

Venice 2016: Critics' Week

The full line-up of world premieres in Venice’s Critics’ Week, with details on each title including sales contacts.

A Jamais

Venice 2016: Out of Competition

The full line-up of world premieres Out of Competition at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.

Boys in the Trees

Venice 2016: Horizons

The full line-up of world premieres in Venice’s Horizons programme, with details on each title including sales contacts.

Arrival

Venice 2016: Competition

The full line-up of world premieres In Competition at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.

SCREEN AWARDS

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2016 shortlist

Twentieth Century Fox, Curzon Artificial Eye and Picturehouse lead the nominations; Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is the most nominated film.

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2016: first wave of judges revealed Video

Deadline approaching for film industry awards.

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