See-Saw co-founders Iain Canning and Emile Sherman tell Matt Mueller what goes into sustaining one of the industry’s hottest independent production houses.
A Fantastic Woman premiered in competition at the Berlinale. Scooped up by Sony Pictures Classics at the start of the festival, the film has won Berlin’s Teddy Award for LGBT-themed films.
The name of producer Michel Merkt, whose credits include foreign-language Oscar nominee and festival sensation Toni Erdmann, is little-known internationally. And that’s how he likes it, he tells Melanie Goodfellow.
Patagonik is not only Argentina’s leading production outfit but one of the world’s most exciting film companies. Artistic director Juan Vera talks to Jeremy Kay.
The actor-musician is up against La La Land and Moana for this year’s original song Oscar with ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling’ from Trolls.
Documentary was pre-bought by Netflix ahead of its premiere at Sundance.
The film chronicles Mad Dog Morgan director Mora’s family history, including his father’s time in the French Resistance.
Alex Lawther stars in the story of a teenager who, despite attending an ultra-conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.
Trueba’s Queen Of Spain features in this year’s Berlinale Special programme.
I Am Not Your Negro director talks Karl Marx and Hollywood diversity.
Francis Lee, winner of the best director prize in Sundance’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition, talks to Wendy Mitchell about God’s Own Country, screening in Berlin’s Panorama.
US production powerhouse CEO talks to Jeremy Kay about the impact the company’s new deal with Lionsgate International will have on its strategy.
French actor talks playing Django Reinhardt, the future of nomadic cultures and why he’s not worried about an impending trip to the US.
Showrunner explains recasting the show and why working with Netflix is “liberating”.
High on the success of La La Land, Lionsgate UK and Europe CEO Zygi Kamasa tells Andreas Wiseman about his bold plans for Valerian, a move into TV and why he still believes in flexible ticket pricing.
Davis and Denzel Washington talk to Elbert Wyche about their lasting impressions of the Oscar-nominated Fences - first on stage and now on film.
Film focuses in on the life of a marginalised worker in contemporary Brazil.
Irreverent Dutch comedy subtitled ‘A Film in Five Parts’.
This stylised coming-of-age movie is set amongst the modernist architecture of Columbus, Indiana.
Film features drugs, bondage, voyeurism and sibling incest.
Birmingham-set film follows a second-generation immigrant who embarks on a road trip to find a legendary French painter.
New film from Israeli film-maker Hagar Ben-Asher revolves around a lonely girl whose life is turned around after her apartment is burgled.
Emerging Indian writer-director talks largely improvised female-focused road movie, which is world premiering in Rotterdam.
The Emmy-winning creator of Transparent won the directing award at Sundance 2013 for her debut feature Afternoon Delight and talks about her return to Park City with the first three episodes of the Amazon Studios series I Love Dick.
The celebrated actor called her Sundance short “a full-frontal heartbreak movie”.
How did a hot indie director and a producer of broad Hollywood comedies come together to make the cerebral sci-fi hit Arrival? Director Villeneuve and the film’s lead producers talk to Tom Grater.
The filmmaking team behind Fences talk to Elbert Wyche about the challenges of taking a Tony-winning play from stage to screen - with the entire Broadway cast.
In his first year as artistic director at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Lerman looks ahead to a handful of anticipated highlights in the 2017 programme.
The actress tells us about the painful process of bringing journalist Christine Chubbuck’s life, and not just her infamous death, to the big screen.
Amanda Berry tells Wendy Mitchell about this year’s eligibility refinements and new moves to stimulate a more diverse membership.
UK costume designer Joanna Johnston explains how the clothing worn by Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard reflects their characters’ dramatic arcs.
Writer discusses collaborating with director Garth Davis and avoiding sentimentality on the awards-contending drama.
Michelle Williams packs a powerful punch in Kenneth Lonergan’s awards-season front-runner Manchester By The Sea, despite very limited screen time.
For the first instalment in Warner Bros’ planned five-film follow-up to the Harry Potter franchise, the visual-effects team transposed JK Rowling’s wizarding world to 1926 New York City.
For twice Oscar-nominated UK cinematographer Seamus McGarvey, working with Tom Ford on Nocturnal Animals was an experience like no other.
The legendary actress discusses her role in Mike Mills’ critically acclaimed 20th Century Women.
Theroux, director John Dower and producer Simon Chinn tell Screen about making their “ambitious cinematic documentary”.
Legendary Harry Potter production designer Stuart Craig tells us how he built the world of Fantastic Beasts.
What does it take to produce award-winning documentaries year after year? Two-time Oscar winner John Battsek talks to Geoffrey Macnab about story, scale and the one rule of financing he sets himself.
Tom Ford reveals why his need for total creative control led him to self-fund second feature Nocturnal Animals.
Making a documentary about how classic Disney movies helped a young autistic boy engage with the world proved a huge creative challenge for director Roger Ross Williams.
The director hopes ‘The Great Wall’ will be the first China-US co-production to achieve worldwide success.
A year on from #OscarsSoWhite, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences CEO Dawn Hudson tells Matt Mueller about the organisation’s diversity push and new initiatives.
Abdulla Al Kaabi talks to William Mullally about his debut feature, which received its world premiere in the Muhr Emirati competition at this year’s DIFF.
The Egyptian film-maker talks to Melanie Goodfellow about her creative documentary, which chronicles her country’s revolution and premier in DIFF’s Muhr Feature competition.
Rauniyar tells Udita Jhunjhunwala about the renaissance in Nepali cinema following a period of civil war.
Award-winning director Philippe Aractingi talks to William Mullally about sound and sensuality in his latest film, Listen, which premiered in DIFF’s Arabian Nights strand.
Former Sons Of Anarchy actor Taylor Sheridan explains why he took up writing, a move that has paid off with acclaimed scripts for Sicario and Hell Or High Water.
Mel Gibson tells Jeremy Kay why he chose to make a return to directing with Hacksaw Ridge - a Second World War drama about faith, love and redemption - after an infamous decade in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
Hacksaw Ridge screenwriter Robert Schenkkan talks to Jeremy Kay about why he believes the violent story of peace-loving war hero Desmond Doss is so relevant to our troubled times.