Ahead of Sunday’s 68th Emmy Awards, The UK’s Consul-General in Los Angeles Chris O’Connor reflects on the strength of the special relationship as Brexit looms.
EXCLUSIVE: The “last frontier” for high-end drama is opening up, according to industry experts.
PROMOTIONAL FEATURE: Rounding off its year-long celebrations as European Capital of Culture, Wroclaw will be hosting this year’s European Film Awards in December.
Two of this year’s participants discuss opening doors to transatlantic co-productions, and the event’s organisers explain why the Lab will be taking a break next year.
The Iranian director talks to Screen about capturing contemporary Iranian youth and Tehran in Malaria.
The Belfast-born director on why his IM Global-backed film was the easiest project he’s ever financed.
EXCLUSIVE: In his first official interview, Film4’s new chief talks strategy, challenges and striking a balance between UK and US shoots
Following 2015’s spectacular summer box office, it felt like 2016 would struggle to keep up. Surprisingly, even with the Euro football championships and the Olympics, the pace hasn’t been far off. By Charles Gant
PROMOTIONAL FEATURE: With its financial incentives, world-class crew and unique locations, Scotland has become a destination of choice for an increasing number of international productions.
Film- und Medienstiftung NRW celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. CEO Petra Müller talks to Martin Blaney about forging a path as one of the most successful funds in the industry.
From westerns and concert movies to crime dramas, this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 8-18) selection is as eclectic as ever. Screen rounds up the world premieres and more…
The starry Zurich Film Festival continues its upward trajectory. Michael Rosser reports.
In a busy fall festival season, San Sebastian manages to shine with a strong balance between mainstream and auteur cinema and its role as a key port for Latin American cinema.
The team behind Toronto premiere Lady Macbeth, touted as one of the hottest discoveries of the year, tell Wendy Mitchell about their unique approach to a period film.
Led by indefatigable co-founder Nicolas Chartier, Voltage Pictures has scaled up its production activities in recent years, leading to five films at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival.
“Business as normal” is the phrase being bandied around, albeit a little nervously, in the British film industry following the UK’s unexpected decision to leave the European Union following the public referendum on June 23.
Screen profiles the world premieres at the 73rd Venice Film Festival.
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.
The full line-up of world premieres in Venice’s Critics’ Week, with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premieres Out of Competition at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premieres in Venice’s Horizons programme, with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premieres In Competition at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.
World premieres playing in the Cinema in the Garden strand at Venice, with details on each title including sales contacts.
FrightFest has grown from a small cult gathering into the premier horror event on the UK’s festival calendar. Its organisers talk Tom Grater through a 17-year history and future prospects.
De Niro received the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo for lifetime achievement at this year’s festival.
Screen sat down with festival director Mirsad Purivatra to discuss this year’s edition.
Gala World premieres include Oliver Stone’s Snowden and Mira Nair’s Queen Of Katwe.
Summer Academy returns to support another group of up-and-coming film-makers, critics and industry professionals, as Wendy Mitchell discovers.
This year’s Industry Days (August 6-8) at Locarno Film Festival has a sharper focus on the market potential of films at script stage, finds Martin Blaney.
Despite a crackdown on local media outlets, the Turkish film industry remains united in the face of ongoing turbulence.
Screen caught up with in-demand director Colm McCarthy to hear about the unusual UK package, written by Marvel Comics writer Mike Carey and starring Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton and newcomer Sennia Nanua.
This year Locarno’s annual co-production lab introduces a fresh format — a three-year focus on eight south Asian countries. Martin Blaney reports on the new Open Doors Hub.
DIGITAL EDITION: Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…
With the 69th Locarno Film Festival kicking off today (Aug 3), Screen profiles the Piazza Grande & International Competition titles.
Screen International Presents: Toronto 2016 Product Guide
In the last few years, Hollywood has learned to play alongside TV in the Comic-Con sandbox. This year, it will have to settle for second best.
“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.
The director’s feature debut plays in competition at this year’s Jerusalem Film Festival.
This year’s expanded selection of short films in competition at Jerusalem Film Festival features a majority of women directors. Tom Grater finds out why.
Israeli directors and producers seek to meet all-important international partners at the festival’s annual Pitch Point event. Melanie Goodfellow reports
International sales companies and financiers are in town to get the first glimpse of new projects from the prestigious Sam Spiegel International Film Lab. Melanie Goodfellow reports.
The dynamic Jerusalem Film & Television Fund has a wide brief that includes attracting local and international production to the city and jump-starting its animation and VFX sectors. Geoffrey Macnab reports.
For a relatively small country, Israel boasts a multitude of film funds. Geoffrey Macnab discovers how vital these are to both local and international film-makers
Jerusalem Film Festival is paying tribute to late Israeli actress and director Ronit Elkabetz. Her friends and colleagues tell Melanie Goodfellow about their beloved collaborator.
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.
The UK team behind the new feature take on children’s classic Swallows And Amazons tell Tom Grater how the project set sail.
Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (July 21-31) has a new festival director and an expanded industry event. Jean Noh reports.
Virtual reality, SVoD and the return of the US networks to the documentary arena will be among the topics on the table at the 27th edition of Sunny Side Of The Doc (June 20-23). Melanie Goodfellow reports.
A growing arsenal of immersive technologies is being deployed this summer by international exhibitors to tempt consumers off the sofa and into cinemas. Adrian Pennington reports.
Riding high after its $1bn year in 2015, Imax is planning high-profile moves into original film production, one-off TV specials and virtual reality.
Photo-real humans are now regularly used in VFX-heavy films but ensuring it is seamless and invisible is a tricky business. John Hazelton reports.
From barefoot stars championing gender equality to the arrival of virtual reality and a noisy Palme d’Or debate, Melanie Goodfellow reflects on what went down on the Croisette this year.
Data analysis is changing the landscape of an industry in which experience and instinct are still heavily relied on, but the analysts argue more can be done.
As the world’s longest continually running festival marks a very special anniversary, Edinburgh’s artistic director Mark Adams talks Michael Rosser through this year’s energetic line-up and Wendy Mitchell spotlights the event’s Finland focus.
British Council supports a delegation of three emerging Cuban filmmakers, and one Colombian filmmaker with a Cuban project, to attend Sheffield Doc/Fest with their new works that explore Cuba in its moment of transition.
Annecy’s spectacular setting and convivial environment make it one of the most popular events on the circuit. But just how good is it for doing real business? Geoffrey Macnab reports.
Screen spoke to Sheffield Doc/Fest curator Mark Atkin about the festival’s Alternate Realities programme.
British Council partners with FilmLab: Palestine to send five Palestinian delegates to this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest.
British Council partners with Sheffield Doc/Fest and Docudays UA on the training and mentoring programme.
Leading US independent distributors talk to Ben Roberts, director of the BFI Film Fund, about their film acquisitions strategies and what they look for in UK films.
Virtual reality looks set to be the next big thing in film-making. The programming and panels at the Marché’s annual NEXT event offered a glimpse of things to come.
The discussion at Screen’s VoD panel centred on the relative virtues of different platforms and subscription models, and why the industry remains tight-lipped on viewing figures.
With Doc Day talking place today, Laura Poitras speaks to Screen about her Cannes world premiere Risk and the thrill of working on short-form documentaries at her new company Field of Vision.
The Cannes Classics selection follows Billy Hayes, the subject of Midnight Express, as he returns to Turkey.
Selection of upcoming Palestinian projects to be presented at a Marché du Film Producers Network breakfast on Tuesday (May 17) in Cannes.
In a preview of his talk at Sundance Film Festival London on June 4, the American industry veteran looks at the challenges of how to define a film in the era of multi-platform content.
Screen profiles the world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival as the global superstars of film take their place once again on the Croisette
With brother Pedro in Cannes Competition with Julieta, Agustin Almodovar reflects on their role as international producers and why he is less than thrilled with Spain’s film landscape. By Elisabet Cabeza
The full line-up of world premieres In Competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premieres Out of Competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premieres playing in Un Certain Regard at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of Directors’ Fortnight world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of Critics’ Week world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of world premiere Special Screenings at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
The full line-up of Midnight Screenings world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.
Director John Cameron Mitchell brings Elle Fanning and Nicole Kidman to a seedy east London location for his latest feature, a punk-alien love story. Wendy Mitchell reports from the set
Vertical Entertainment has expanded from being a US distributor focused on independent releases to becoming an international player in global day-and-date distribution. Jeremy Kay reports
As Bac Films expands into English-language production, Melanie Goodfellow meets its ambitious CEO David Grumbach and discovers this is just the beginning for a company with big plans.
As wifi becomes increasingly available on airplanes, how is it changing the way we consume films and TV while travelling and what impact is this having on the airline rights business?
Investor confidence in the UK film industry is growing thanks to the country’s embedded tax credit and the efforts of an increasing number of dynamic private financers. Geoffrey Macnab reports
What do the cutbacks and restructuring at French media giant Vivendi mean for its film and TV arms, Studiocanal and Canal Plus, two of European film-making’s biggest backers?
While there is space in the market for the mid-budget, adult-oriented fare no longer pursued by Hollywood, buyers and agents warn against bringing a mediocre project. Jeremy Kay gauges the mood ahead of Cannes
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Find out who are the hottest upcoming agents from around the world.
Behind the scenes of the UK film and television industry 2016-17.
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Radical change is needed to redress the imbalance of female directors in the UK, according to a new report by Directors UK. But what does the industry make of the findings?
Screen International Presents: Cannes 2016 Product Guide
What happens in a year without Star Wars or Bond? On the eve of CinemaCon (April 11-14), John Hazelton looks at how US exhibitors plan to keep audiences visiting the big screen.
Among the most anticipated Spanish productions of the year are a Paleolithic period drama, the new Almodovar and a regal role for Penelope Cruz.
Who are the exciting new film-makers emerging from Spain? Elisabet Cabeza profiles seven to keep an eye on.
Mainstream Spanish films are thriving as TV broadcasters fill the gap in public funding. But at what cost to auteur film-making? Could a new Pedro Almodovar emerge now?
The cinema world’s growing love affair with TV will be more evident than ever at this year’s MIPTV.
Screen’s selection of MIPTV titles to look out for from both broadcasters and streaming players.
Browse Screen’s training features on visual effects, e-learning, EMBAs, diversity and the London Film School.
Huge numbers of people are working around the world in the rapidly expanding VFX and computer animation sector. But where is the next generation of specialised talent coming from?
E-learning initiatives are breaking down the economic and geographical barriers to training for European producers.
Film executives looking to hone their business smarts have a new EMBA in the UK to consider, created with Oscar-winning UK producer and former Hollywood chief David Puttnam.
The UK’s diversity challenge is being tackled by both film schools and high schools. Geoffrey Macnab reports on the efforts being made to ensure every child and teenager in the country considers the creative industries a viable career choice