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Robert De Niro Sarajevo

Robert De Niro regales Sarajevo audience, slams "crazy" Donald Trump

De Niro received the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo for lifetime achievement at this year’s festival.

Sarajevo Open Air audience

Sarajevo welcomes A-list guests, spotlights regional gems

Screen sat down with festival director Mirsad Purivatra to discuss this year’s edition.


Toronto 2016: watch the trailers for Gala screenings

Gala World premieres include Oliver Stone’s Snowden and Mira Nair’s Queen Of Katwe.

Locarno Summer Academy

Locarno: spotlight on Summer Academy

Summer Academy returns to support another group of up-and-coming film-makers, critics and industry professionals, as Wendy Mitchell discovers.


Locarno: industry spotlight

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.

Istanbul coup protestors

Turkish film industry rallies after attempted coup

Despite a crackdown on local media outlets, the Turkish film industry remains united in the face of ongoing turbulence.

The Girl With All The Gifts

The story behind 'The Girl With All The Gifts'

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.

Season Of Dragonflies

Locarno: Open Doors Hub spotlights south Asian projects

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.

Locarno supplement

Locarno Film Festival 2016 supplement

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


Locarno: Piazza Grande & International Competition profiles

With the 69th Locarno Film Festival kicking off today (Aug 3), Screen profiles the Piazza Grande & International Competition titles.

Call For Submissions: Screen's Toronto 2016 Product Guide

Screen International Presents: Toronto 2016 Product Guide


Comic-Con: searching for gems among the tentpoles

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.


José Padilha talks Netflix series, 'Entebbe' and Hollywood battles

“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.

Dorit Hakim

Jerusalem: Dorit Hakim on 'Moon In The 12th House'

The director’s feature debut plays in competition at this year’s Jerusalem Film Festival.

How Long, Not Long

Jerusalem: Women directors dominate Israeli shorts competition

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.

Saving Neta

Jerusalem: Yedaya, Ruman to present projects at Pitch Point

Israeli directors and producers seek to meet all-important international partners at the festival’s annual Pitch Point event. Melanie Goodfellow reports 

The Black Frost

Jerusalem: Sam Spiegel lab introduces 2016 projects

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.


In Focus: Jerusalem Film & TV fund

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.


Israeli funds: For the love of film

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 

Ronit Elkabetz

Remembering Ronit Elkabetz

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.

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.

Swallows And Amazons

Revisiting a British classic: 'Swallows And Amazons' set report

The UK team behind the new feature take on children’s classic Swallows And Amazons tell Tom Grater how the project set sail.


BIFAN makes a splash

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.

Sunny Side Of The Docs

Docs land at Sunny Side

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.


IMAX plans for film production, VR and China

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.

Batman v Superman

ScreenTech: Disappearing acts 

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.


Experiential cinema: set to stun

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.

Cannes red carpet

...So that was Cannes 2016

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.

Star Wars The Force Awakens

Big film, big data: how analytics is shaping the business

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.

Tommys Honour

Edinburgh goes platinum

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.

Emanuel Giraldo Betancur

Doc/Fest: Filmmakers show Cuba in transition

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: the big draw

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.

Home Aamir

Doc/Fest: VR projects highlight migrant crisis

Screen spoke to Sheffield Doc/Fest curator Mark Atkin about the festival’s Alternate Realities programme.

Destination Berlin

British Council welcomes Palestinian delegation to Doc/Fest

British Council partners with FilmLab: Palestine to send five Palestinian delegates to this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest.


DocWorks brings together UK and Ukraine filmmakers

British Council partners with Sheffield Doc/Fest and Docudays UA on the training and mentoring programme.

High Rise

UK Panel: What makes US distributors acquire UK independent films?

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.

VR Cannes Marche

Virtual reality flies into Cannes

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.

Steve Lewis Mathilde Henrot Fabio Lima Efe Cakarel Wendy Mitchell

Cannes: Screen's VOD panel

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.

Laura Poitras

Cannes: Laura Poitras talks 'Risk'

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.

Midnight Returns

Sally Sussman talks 'Midnight Returns'

The Cannes Classics selection follows Billy Hayes, the subject of Midnight Express, as he returns to Turkey.

Palestinian collective

Palestinian film-makers hit the Croisette

Selection of upcoming Palestinian projects to be presented at a Marché du Film Producers Network breakfast on Tuesday (May 17) in Cannes.

James Schamus

James Schamus: What makes something a movie?

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.

american honey

Cannes 2016: Film profiles

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

Pedro Almodovar on the set of Julieta

Agustin Almodovar talks 'Julieta', producing and the state of Spanish film

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


Cannes 2016: In Competition

The full line-up of world premieres In Competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Cafe Society

Cannes 2016: Out of Competition

The full line-up of world premieres Out of Competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Captain Fantastic

Cannes 2016: Un Certain Regard

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.

Julian Assange in Risk

Cannes 2016: Directors' Fortnight

The full line-up of Directors’ Fortnight world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

One Week And A Day

Cannes 2016: Critics' Week

The full line-up of Critics’ Week world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Hands Of Stone

Cannes 2016: Special Screenings

The full line-up of world premiere Special Screenings at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Blood Father

Cannes 2016: Midnight Screenings

The full line-up of Midnight Screenings world premieres at the 69th Cannes Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

How To Talk To Girls At Parties

Set Report: 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties'

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

Fathers and Daughters

Vertical Entertainment: Straight Shooters

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 


Bac Films at 30: The Bac List

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.


In-Flight Entertainment: Cinemas In The Sky

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?

UK Private Financiers: Adventure Capital

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

Slack Bay

Vivendi: Canal Plus’ big challenge

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?

Cannes Marche 2015

Cannes Market 2016: Climate Change

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

Cannes 2016: Bumper Product Guide

Read Screen International’s Cannes Marche bumper product guide.

Future Leaders 2016: Agents

Find out who are the hottest upcoming agents from around the world.


Behind the scenes of the UK film and television industry 2016-17.

Doha Special 2016: digital edition

Download the digital edition of our Doha special.

DIGITAL EDITION: World of Locations

DIGITAL EDITION: Showcasing the world’s film, TV and commercial locations.

A United Kingdom

Hidden gender: analysing the Directors UK report

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?


Call For Submissions: Screen's Cannes 2016 Product Guide

Screen International Presents: Cannes 2016 Product Guide

Captain America Civil War

CinemaCon: exhibitors strike back

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.


Spain focus: hot projects, big-name draws

Among the most anticipated Spanish productions of the year are a Paleolithic period drama, the new Almodovar and a regal role for Penelope Cruz.

Long Distance

Spanish film-makers to follow: the magnificent seven

Who are the exciting new film-makers emerging from Spain? Elisabet Cabeza profiles seven to keep an eye on.

Assassins Creed

Spain: territory focus

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?


MIPTV: high-end drama, cinema crossover set to dominate

The cinema world’s growing love affair with TV will be more evident than ever at this year’s MIPTV.

Medici Masters Of Florence

MIPTV: drama on the Croisette

Screen’s selection of MIPTV titles to look out for from both broadcasters and streaming players.

Training Special: A new tomorrow

Browse Screen’s training features on visual effects, e-learning, EMBAs, diversity and the London Film School.

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them bts 3

Training: Visual Effects

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

Training: E-Learning

E-learning initiatives are breaking down the economic and geographical barriers to training for European producers.

Robert De Niro and David Puttnam

Training: Executive MBAs

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.


Training: Diversity - an attainable dream

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

Jane Roscoe

Training: London Film School

As the London Film School celebrates its 60th anniversary, its director Jane Roscoe talks to Stuart Kemp about what sets the institution apart.

AFCI Locations

AFCI Locations: Show on the road

The AFCI Locations show in Los Angeles (April 21-23) is where the world’s film commissions come to catch the eye of Hollywood. John Hazelton gives the lowdown on how to get the most out of the event


Locations: Panama’s bright future

The Latin American country’s spectacular locations, film-friendly environment and cash rebate are helping to win over an increasing number of international film-makers.

Kajaki: The True Story

Film London: Producers take control

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE: Now in its fourth year, Film London’s Build Your Audience initiative is empowering UK producers to develop a tailored distribution plan for their projects.


Virtual Print Fee: cold comforts

As the UK industry eyes the end of the controversial Virtual Print Fee, Geoffrey Macnab looks at how well it has worked, and asks whether it has adversely affected foreign-language and specialist film distribution


Brexit: Together… for how long?

A devastating loss of influence and financial support or a liberating release from knotty European regulations? Geoffrey Macnab plunges into the Brexit debate to explore the potential impact of a UK withdrawal from the EU on the country’s film industry.

Bajirao Mastani

India box office: mid-budget and Hollywood booming

Modest budget films are outperforming bigger budget fare in India, while Hollywood films doubled their market share in 2015.

We Are UK Film UKTI Film Art

UKTI at Hong Kong's Filmart: support network

UKTI’s presence at Hong Kong’s Filmart 2016 is helping the UK film industry make the most of the opportunities emerging from Asia.


"Questions were asked in parliament": the story behind LGBT film festival BFI Flare

Charles Gant chronicles the evolution of London’s long-running LGBT film festival.

The Mermaid

Filmart 2016: Hot titles - Hong Kong, China

An exciting crop of Hong Kong and mainland China projects are spotlighted by Liz Shackleton, who reports on the increasing efforts to support Cantonese-language film-making

HAF Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum

Filmart 2016: HAF profiles

Profiles of projects from the 14th Hong Kong - Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF).


How UK and European companies can tap into the China boom

Working with China is not easy but a year on from its much-vaunted treaty, UK producers are learning fast. Melanie Goodfellow looks at the increasing collaboration between the two countries.

Tsui Hark John Woo

Hong Kong International Film Festival: Fabulous at 40

Four decades on, Hong Kong International Film Festival has long introduced challenging Asian and international work to enthusiastic local audiences. Silvia Wong looks at how the event has evolved.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Filmart: Asia’s knowledge platform

Hong Kong Filmart has evolved in line with Asia’s flourishing film businesses to become an event that is much more than buying and selling. Liz Shackleton reports.


How heavyweight US-China deals are shaping the global business

Chinese investment is now racing into Hollywood and for once Hollywood is not in the driving seat. Liz Shackleton looks at what this means for the global film industry and discovers the smart money is now on the entrance of China’s tech giants.

efm vr

EFM embraces Virtual Reality

Virtual reality (VR) was embraced in the European Film Market’s Startup Programme, now in its second year. 

Shooting Stars 2016

European Shooting Stars 2016

Screen talks to this year’s selection of European Shooting Stars.

Territory Focus: Argentina

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Argentina looks ahead 


Argentina: Hot projects

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: From domestic crime thrillers to broad comedies about debauched youth, Jeremy Kay previews a selection of the most anticipated local productions poised for release this year.

The Black Frost

Argentina: Overview - a breath of fresh air

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Argentina is booming, with record admissions, dynamic directors making films local audiences are flocking to see, and widening global ambitions.


Berlin 2016: Film profiles

Screen profiles the features making their world premieres - and key international premieres - at the 66th Berlin Film Festival.

a quiet passion

Berlin 2016: Special Galas

The full line-up of world premieres in Special Galas at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Brothers of the Night

Berlin 2016: Panorama Documentaries

The full line-up of world premieres in Panorama Documentaries at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.

Berlin 2016: Panorama

The full line-up of world premieres in Panorama at the 66th Berlin Film Festival with details on each title including sales contacts.



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