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Bed of the Dead

Fantasia: 'Bite' team on genre challenges and a "game changer"

Rising Canadian outfit Black Fawn Films discuss their Fantasia world premiere Bed Of The Dead and challenges and opportunities in the genre space today.

Daniel Abma

Karlovy Vary Q&A: Daniel Abma, 'Transit Havana'

Daniel Abma’s Transit Havana is a remarkably honest account of the Cuban transgender community as it follows three protagonists preparing to undergo life-changing surgery.

Triin Ruumet

Kinosaurus team talk Karlovy Vary winner 'The Days That Confused'

Screen spoke to director Triin Ruumet and others from the young Estonian production company to talk about the Karlovy Vary win for the film The Days That Confused.

Beyond the Mountains and Hills

Eran Kolirin on 'Beyond The Mountains And Hills'

How do we live our lives against a backdrop of hostility? This is the question posed by Eran Kolirin in Beyond The Mountains And Hills, his exploration of middle-class mores. Melanie Goodfellow reports.

Mia Hansen Love

Mia Hansen-Love interview

French director Mia Hansen-Love talks about the joy of working with Isabelle Huppert, avoiding melancholy and a new project inspired by her relationship with her husband, Olivier Assayas. Geoffrey Macnab reports.

Harmonia

Jerusalem: Ori Sivan talks 'Harmonia'

Renowned TV writer-director Ori Sivan explains to Wendy Mitchell why his latest project Harmonia could only be made as a film.

From The Diary Of A Wedding Photographer

Jerusalem: Nadav Lapid talks 'Diary Of A Wedding Photographer'

Inspired by his time as a wedding photographer, Nadav Lapid has transformed the complex feelings he has about love, intimacy and marriage into a 40-minute feature. Melanie Goodfellow reports.

Jesse Klein

Karlovy Vary Q&A: Jesse Klein, 'We’re Still Together'

The Canadian director discusses his sophomore feature, which debuts in competition at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Felix Van Groeningen

Karlovy Vary Q&A: Felix Van Groeningen, 'Belgica'

The director of The Broken Circle Breakdown talks to Screen about Future Frames and screening his latest film at Karlovy Vary.

We had A Forest

Jerusalem: Guy Raz talks 'We Had A Forest'

Screen spoke to director Guy Raz about making the low-budget family drama, which plays in competition at Jerusalem.

FESTIVAL FOCUS

Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary reaches for the stars

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.

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EDITOR'S COMMENT

Matt Mueller

COMMENT: Riding out the turbulence

Screen editor Matt Mueller discusses the shifting sands of the digital age and looks ahead to CineEurope and the Annecy animation festival.

Print Issue

Print Issue

BLOGS

William Sargent

Framestore CEO William Sargent looks to the future of film

Films will soon exist in formats we can’t yet even imagine. Fundamental change will help meet the challenge, writes Framestore CEO and co-founder Sir William Sargent.

Top Of The Lake

Why are so many film producers getting into TV?

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.

Melissa Cogavin of ECA with Miki Gonzalez Version Digital

CineEurope reception slideshow

Photos from last week’s CineEurope reception hosted by Screen with the Event Cinema Association and European Digital Cinema Forum.

Churchill

Exclusive image from 'Churchill' as production wraps

As Churchill wraps its shoot, Screen can exclusively reveal another image from the film.

Destination

Tribeca Digital Studios, United Airlines fly high on Olympics film

It’s an Olympic year again, and despite being overshadowed by the US mass media’s inflated coverage of its upcoming presidential election, the Games in Brazil represent a culmination of many athletes’ lifelong journeys to represent their countries on the most respected stage in athletics. 

Caroline Norbury

Documentaries should impact society (COMMENT)

Creative England CEO Caroline Norbury suggests documentary filmmakers should hit upon a subject matter or story that has the potential to impact society - and how her organisation is working to support the filmmaker’s vision.

The Mercy

First look: Colin Firth in Donald Crowhurst biopic 'The Mercy'

Studiocanal, Blueprint Pictures and BBC Films have released first images of Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz in their previously untitled Colin Crowhurst drama, which is now called ‘The Mercy’.

EIFF

Whisky galore at Edinburgh opening

The Edinburgh Film Festival got off to a glittering start on a damp evening in the Scottish capital.

Idris Elba in Toronto

Who should play James Bond?

Who should be the new James Bond and who should direct their first outing?

The Young Pope

WATCH: Jude Law in 'The Young Pope' first trailer Video

Jude Law plays Pope Pius XIII in the TV series directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

Edinburgh 10

GALLERY: Edinburgh over the years

A collection of images from the 70-year history of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.

Thirty years of getting docs on screen (COMMENT)

Unsung hero Jan Tomalin on her award-winning career.

Spotlight Stories

Google’s Spotlight Stories comes to Annecy Video

Virtual reality and immersive story-telling are all the rage and the Annecy Animation Festival is about to offer a taste when Google premieres a short from its Spotlight Stories series.

City of Dreams A Musical

Brian Hill: Why the documentary musical? (COMMENT)

The director behind City Of Dreams: A Musical, which received its world premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest on Sunday, on why he uses song and music in his documentaries.

Liz McIntyre: 'Film can inspire change' (COMMENT)

Sheffield Doc/Fest head on how the festival explores who is telling the stories, how are audiences watching, and who has the funds.

Stephen Frears

Stephen Frears: "Good writing is very important"

The director of Philomena, The Queen and new release Florence Foster-Jenkins spoke to NFTS students.

What happened when the 'Apocalypse' came to Denver

Visitors to the Denver Film Society who were unable to catch X-Men: Apocalypse at the Colorado non-profit’s signature Sie FilmCenter last weekend will get another opportunity this weekend. Why is this of note, you ask?