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Monster Hunt

China & HK: indie and arthouse space facing challenges

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Despite another record year at the Chinese box office, buyers, sellers and distributors in the independent and arthouse space have less to celebrate.

Buzz Titles: China & Hong Kong

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: High-rolling sequels, a Wong Kar Wai-produced rom-com and Johnnie To’s latest crime thriller: Liz Shackleton previews the top titles marching out of China and Hong Kong

the way he looks

Territory focus: The changing colours of Brazil

Fuelled by generous incentives, Brazilian cinema is healthy and robust, and local film-makers are reflecting their country’s improved circumstances, drifting away from the focus on poverty, violence and social issues that have become familiar to international audiences. Elaine Guerini reports.

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Territory Focus: Colombia

Colombia has hit its cinematic stride with prizes in Cannes and foreign productions drawn to its film-friendly incentives.



Asia TV Forum & Market 2015: small screen, big picture

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Singapore’s thriving Asia TV Forum & Market is designed to offer real insights into how to reach Asian TV audiences. Silvia Wong reports


Film Bazaar: India turns up the volume

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Film Bazaar in Goa, India’s leading independent film event, is the place to meet the country’s growing ranks of internationally focused film-makers.



Nordic hits 2015

Box office analysis 2015: Nordic region, Italy, Russia

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Screen surveys the European box office landscape in 2015 and charts the top titles of the year to date in three key territories.

Nordic hits 2015

Box office analysis 2015: Nordic Region

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Local films are enjoying huge success throughout the Nordic region this year.



The End of the Tour

Jason Segel: a spirited turn in 'The End Of The Tour'

Portraying Infinite Jest author David Foster Wallace in the indie drama, Jason Segel explains how he tuned into the late writer 

'Goodnight Mommy': the directors of Austria's Oscar submission on their creepy debut

Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala discuss the challenges of casting twins and fighting in the editing suite 

Awards season actors

Awards Season: The Actors

Interviews with Michael Fassbender, Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan, Idris Elba, Alicia Vikander, Kate Winslet and Benicio del Toro.

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Michael Fassbender: the master and the mastermind

Following a series of charismatic turns, Michael Fassbender finishes 2015 on a high with a suitably meticulous portrayal of Apple saviour Steve Jobs. Tom Grater chats to the actor about method and motivation

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Brie Larson: up close and personal

Brie Larson went to startling lengths to prepare for the role of a lifetime in Lenny Abrahamson’s Room, as she reveals to Jeremy Kay.

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Saoirse Ronan and John Crowley discuss 'Brooklyn'

John Crowley, the director of Brooklyn, talks to his leading lady Saoirse Ronan about dancing with the camera, connecting to the role and a fortuitous meeting with Patti Smith. Wendy Mitchell reports.

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Target acquired: Benicio del Toro on 'Sicario'

Benicio del Toro talks to Jeremy Kay about his role as a ruthless killer in Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario and the disheartening lack of progress in the war on drugs since his work on Traffic in 2000.


Q&A: Sudhanshu Saria, 'Loev'

Sudhanshu Saria bravely steps forward as a voice for India’s gay community with his first feature Loev that has its world premiere in the Tridens First Feature Film Competition at the Black Night Film Festival. 

Tiina Lokk

Tiina Lokk-Tramberg on a 'significant year' for Black Nights Film Festival

Getting the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (BNFF) to a ‘Class A’ FIAPF status was 18 years in the works for festival director Tiina Lokk-Tramberg. 

Soheila Golestani and Mahtab Nasirpour

Q&A: Soheila Golestani & Mahtab Nasirpour, 'Two'

Screen spoke to the Iranian director and lead actress of the Iranian film playing in the debut competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Simone Baumann and Vitaliy Manskiy

Q&A: Vitaliy Manskiy & Simone Baumann, 'Under the Sun'

The Russian film-maker and producer discusses their latest documentary, which receives its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Mark Johnson

Oscars 2016: Mark Johnson talks chairing foreign-language category

Mark Johnson, chairman of AMPAS’s foreign-language film award committee, tells Matt Mueller about the quiet revolution that has led to films such as Amour and Ida winning the coveted Oscar


Jack Zagha Kababie, 'Almacenados'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Mexican director talks about his two-hander Almacenados (Warehoused), an existential drama about the relationship between two warehouse employees that screens in the México Primero section of the Los Cabos International Film festival this weekend.


Deniz Gamze Ergüven talks French Oscar submission 'Mustang'

Deniz Gamze Ergüven reveals how the production of her debut feature Mustang is itself a tale of female emancipation.

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Lisa Aschan talks 'White People'

The Swedish director of hit She Monkeys talks about her detention centre story, which plays in competition this week in Thessaloniki.

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Q&A: David Leon, 'Orthodox'

Former Screen Star of Tomorrow David Leon on making his debut film in the orthodox Jewish community, bare-knuckle boxing, and working with Oliver Stone.

The Veteran

From learners to 'Veteran'

Korean producer Kang Hye-jung of Filmmaker R&K discusses her long collaboration with director husband Ryoo Seung-wan — including their local box-office smash Veteran — and the challenges of finding new Korean directing voices.

Stefano Sollima

Stefano Sollima's life of crime

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Italian director’s latest box office hit Suburra has inspired a 10-part series deal with Netflix.

UKTI's Tim Crouch on how to achieve success at AFM

UK Trade & Investment’s involvement in the American Film Market is one of the many ways it provides year-round support to British companies seeking to do business in the US.

Fabrice Giger reveals Humanoids production plans

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: A childhood obsession led Fabrice Giger to his ownership of influential sci-fi comic-book publisher Humanoids. He tells Jeremy Kay about the company’s ambitious production slate


COMMENT: Indie Spirit Awards 2015

With the Independent Spirit Award nominations announcement comes the first significant marker for awards season, as pundits and prognosticators read the tea leaves for signs of relative health (or ailment) in each film’s march towards the Oscars.

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'Carol' director talks female-driven films at BAFTA event

Todd Haynes discussed his career at a BAFTA Life in Pictures event.

Captain America: Civil War

WATCH: 'Captain America: Civil War' first trailer Video

The titular Captain faces off against Iron Man in Marvel’s next superhero blockbuster.

Cast talk 'The Revenant' at LA screening

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu joined Leonardo DiCaprio and assorted cast and crew from his latest film on Monday to talk weather, guacamole and Swiss watches.


How to… Get out of a contract - avoiding common pitfalls

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Georgina Long, an associate at London law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains the process.

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IDFA: docs highlight refugee crisis

Three new documentary films highlight the plight of children caught up in the refugee crisis.


'Brooklyn' cinematographer talks methods and movies

Yves Bélanger, the cinematographer behind Brooklyn, Wild, and Dallas Buyers Club discussed his work at a BAFTA masterclass event.

GALLERY: 'Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them' first look

The first images of Eddie Redmayne shooting JK Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off have been released.

Gods Of Egypt

'Gods Of Egypt' trailer Video

Lionsgate has unleashed the first trailer from its fantasy epic starring Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Brenton Thwaites.

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'Star Wars' masters reunite in Los Cabos

The Sea Of Cortez may inhabit a galaxy far, far away but it provided a suitable place for former Jedi masters Liam Neeson and Ewan McGregor to enjoy an impromptu spar at the weekend.

Corin Hardy talks 'The Hallow' with NFTS students

Corin Hardy has discussed the journey and film-making craft behind his debut The Hallow with NFTS students.

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First look: Bella Thorne, Patrick Schwarzenegger in 'Midnight Sun'

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: First image shows Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of Arnold, and Bella Thorne, in the title being shopped by Mister Smith at AFM.

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Exclusive image: Rooney Mara's provocative drama gets new title

EXCLUSIVE IMAGE: Composer Jed Kurzel latest to join upcoming feature sold by WestEnd.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Disney Japan releases new 'Star Wars' international trailer Video

Watch the international trailer for the upcoming Star Wars film, which is released Dec 18.

emma watson meets malala

Emma Watson meets Malala

The actress interviewed the Nobel Peace Prize winner in a live broadcast shown in UK theatres as part of the Into Film Festival.

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Disney releases first 'Alice Through The Looking Glass' trailer Video

The sequel to 2010’s Alice In Wonderland is set for release on May 27 2016.

Joanna Hogg (left) and Gayle Griffiths on set

Joanna Hogg remembers Gayle Griffiths

Filmmaker Joanna Hogg pays tribute to producer Gayle Griffiths, who died Oct 23 at the age of 49 after a battle with cancer. Griffths produced two of Hogg’s features, Archipelago and Exhibition.

Wolfgang Petersen

Wolfgang Petersen comes home

It’s a kind of closing of the circle for German-born Hollywood director Wolfgang Petersen with his latest film project Vier gegen die Bank.