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Richard Linklater will collect the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival’s (PSIFF) Sonny Bono Visionary Award at the annual awards gala on January 3.
The team behind Richard Linklater’s Boyhood talks to Jeremy Kay about the challenges and rewards of bringing to life this extraordinary 12-year project
Phil Lord and Chris Miller talk to Michael Rosser about their animated hit, The Lego Movie, which far exceeds its commercial spin-off roots to become an emotional story that celebrates human creativity
Big Hero 6 co-directors Don Hall and Chris Williams tell Jean Noh about building the world of San Fransokyo for their Marvel comic superhero adaptation
Despite a disastrous first pitch to Guillermo del Toro, Jorge Gutierrez succeeded in making a unique animated feature inspired by Greek mythology and Mexico’s Day of the Dead.
How To Train Your Dragon 2 director Dean DeBlois and producer Bonnie Arnold talk to John Hazelton about the film’s more mature themes and making the most of the latest animation technology
Details on all 83 submissions for the foreign language Oscar race including contact details.
Directors of foreign language Oscar submissions talk to Screen about the thinking behind their films. Interviews by Laurence Boyce, Sarah Cooper, Melanie Goodfellow, Wendy Mitchell and Juan Sarda
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.
As Venice, Telluride and Toronto introduce a slew of prestige titles, Jeremy Kay examines the season’s possible awards contenders
AMPAS boss Dawn Hudson talks to Wendy Mitchell about advancing the Academy’s influence across the world and its efforts to protect film’s legacy
Britdoc chief executive Jess Search tells Wendy Mitchell about how the non-profit organisation works holistically across a film’s lifecycle, and how it took a calculated risk with Citizenfour
Film-maker Laura Poitras becomes part of the story with her history-in-the-making documentary, Citizenfour, about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
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.
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
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