Contemporary World Cinema388 Arletta Avenue (Can)
VanguardCARRÉ BLANC (Fr-Lux-Bel-Switz)
Real to ReelThe Boy Who Was A King (Bulg-Ger)
As international buyers and visitors prepare for this month’s Toronto International Film Festival (Sept 8-18), Screen gets the scoop on all the world premieres across TIFF’s main sections
In recent years, Ireland has produced a wealth of film-makers, many of them female, who have been making an impression at major international film festivals. Patricia Danaher profiles a selection of the most exciting
International producers explain their reasons for choosing to shoot in Ireland — and why the Section 481 tax shelter is so user-friendly. Patricia Danaher reports
Following a difficult year in 2009, the Irish film industry is fighting its way back as both a leading European co-production partner and an attractive filming location, boasting a wealth of new projects, an improved tax incentive and an emerging generation of new film-making talent. Patricia Danaher reports
Heavyweight international financiers will be in London this week to discover the best UK and European projects in search of investment at this year’s Production Finance Market (Oct 21-22). Geoffrey Macnab looks at what’s on offer.
International film production is big business in London, but it also inflicts great damage on the environment. Caroline Parry looks at the efforts to reduce the impact
Screen International brings you four London location case studies.
In the past few years, London has metamorphosed into one of the most film-friendly big-city shooting destinations in the world. Matt Mueller find out why.
Sony’s Cemetery Junction, the first co-directed feature from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, is one of an increasingly number of productions trying to be greener.
Leading producers tell Geoffrey Macnab what they hope to achieve at this year’s Production Finance Market
The anticipated first feature to be co-directed by the UK’s Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais is a 1970s-set comedy celebrating the joys of friendship and the working life. Sarah Cooper visits the set.
Giuseppe Tornatore’s Baaria is his ‘most personal’ film to date, a Sicilian epic spanning a century with a cast numbering 200. Sheri Jennings spoke to the Oscar-winning director as he prepares his film to open the Venice film festival (Sept 2-12)
The historical thriller Glorious 39 is Stephen Poliakoff’s first film for 10 years and will have its world premiere at Toronto.
Spain is hoping to tap into the revival of the swashbuckler with Lope, the story of 16th playwright Lope De Vega, directed by Brazil’s Andrucha Waddington and shot in Morocco.
Could his contemporary fairy tale about cloning, starring Eva Green and Matt Smith, push Hungarian director Benedek Fliegauf into the mainstream? Martin Blaney visits the German set of Womb.
Shooting in Eastern Europe could become cheaper than ever as facilities compete for international business to reverse the slowdown caused by the credit crunch and exchange-rate fluctuations.
Boosted by significant pots of regional financing, thriving production hubs in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are increasingly tempting international film-makers away from London. Matt Mueller looks at what’s on offer.
Neil Marshall’s historical action thriller Centurion is the first in a wave of Romans-on-the-rampage projects to go into production. Sarah Cooper visits the set.
The nations’ facilities are a draw for international productions, says Matt Mueller.
With US-style services, skilled crews, impressive locations and a 40% tax incentive, this Caribbean island has a lot to offer producers. Wendy Mitchell reports