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Gary Michael Schultz

Gary Michael Schultz, 'Vincent N Roxxy'

Zoë Kravitz and Emile Hirsch star in Unified Pictures’ tough, romantic revenge thriller that premiered at Tribeca on Monday.

Thierry Demaiziere and Alban Teurlai, Reset

Thierry Demaiziere and Alban Teurlai, 'RESET'

The directors talk to Laura Henderson about their documentary and imminent Tribeca world premiere starring choreographer and ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied.

John Hegeman

John Hegeman, producer, 'Holidays'

The producer and studio marketing whizz at Blumhouse Productions’ BH Tilt talks about his battle to bring the chilling anthology to the screen as the film premieres at Tribeca.

The Fixer

Ian Olds, 'The Fixer'

Ahead of the April 17 world premiere in Tribeca, Ian Olds discusses his drama about an Afghan ‘fixer’ for Western war reporters who discovers new intrigue when he leaves his life behind and settles in northern California.

Bill Purple

Bill Purple, 'The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea'

The TV director who has worked in the camera department on some of Hollywood’s biggest tentpoles makes his feature directorial debut in the Tribeca premiere about a grieving architect who forms a bond with a runaway.

Vanessa Gould

Vanessa Gould, 'Obit'

Gould sat down to discuss her new documentary ahead of the world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 17.

Genna Terranova

Tribeca: Genna Terranova Q&A

With a huge push into virtual reality and a major focus on television and digital, the Tribeca Film Festival offers a wide-lens snapshot of contemporary content creation. But, festival director Genna Terranova tells Jeremy Kay, “Film is the bedrock.”

Ed Gass-Donnelly

Ed Gass-Donnelly, 'Lavender'

The director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz ahead of the April 18 world premiere of his psychological thriller in Tribeca.

Ip Man 3

Well Go USA: growing audiences for Asian movies

Currently one of the most active distributors of Asian movies in the North America market, Well Go USA Entertainment distributes action, genre and US indie films across all platforms, including theatrical, DVD and VOD.

Enrique Perez

Enrique Perez, 'Kenke'

Ahead of its world premiere at IFF Panama on April 12, the director tells Jeremy Kay why Kenke is more than a ‘silly stoner film that promotes the use of cannabis.’

Edgar Ramirez

Edgar Ramirez, IFF Panama

The Venezuelan star dropped into IFF Panama to promote longtime friend Lorenzo Vigas’ Venice Golden Lion winner From Afar (Desde Alla) ahead of Friday night’s screening at the festival.

Pituka Ortega Heilbron

Pituka Ortega Heilbron, IFF Panama

On the eve of the fifth International Film Festival Of Panama, the festival director and film-maker talks about how the event is evolving into a central American and Caribbean hub.

La Ruta

Pituka Ortega Heilbron, 'La Ruta'

The director of IFF Panama discusses her eye-opening documentary about the country’s public transportation system.

Guido Bilbao

Guido Bilbao, 'Time To Love: A Backstage Tale'

The Argentina-born Panamanian resident and journalist talks about his documentary ahead of its world premiere at IFF Panama on Sunday April 10.

Film4 collage

Film4 eyes "bigger plays"

Now with $35m to invest annually in UK film-making, Film4 chief David Kosse and his team talk to Matt Mueller about their new strategy and what it means for international film-makers

fire at sea

Director Gianfranco Rosi talks Golden Bear-winner 'Fire At Sea'

Italian documentary film-maker Gianfranco Rosi tells Tiffany Pritchard about the making of his Golden Bear-winner Fire At Sea.

Race

SquareOne Entertainment talks growing production

As German films continue to wow local audiences, distributor SquareOne Entertainment is expanding into production and decreasing the number of international films it buys.

Ken Adam

Ken Adam in his own words

In an interview made available to Screen, the iconic Oscar-winning production designer, who died earlier this month, recalls working on eight Bond films and with Stanley Kubrick.

Jeff Nichols

Jeff Nichols on the making of 'Midnight Special'

On the back of buzzy premieres in Berlinale and most recently SXSW, Jeff Nichols has earned acclaim for his fourth film, which marks his first collaboration with a major studio and makes its way into US cinemas on Friday through Warner Bros.

Beware The Slenderman

Irene Taylor Brodsky, 'Beware The Slenderman'

The SXSW premiere tells the true story of the internet’s elusive Boogeyman and the two 12-year-old girls who believed they had to kill for him and asks, who is responsible?

Duncan Kenworthy Arinze Kene Lisa McGrillis Russell Tovey Ben A. Williams John Donnelly

Duncan Kenworthy talks his under-the-radar strategy for 'The Pass'

How the Love Actually producer guided the gay-footballers chamber piece from Royal Court sell-out to BFI Flare opening-night film.

In The Valley Of Violence

Ti West talks SXSW revenge Western 'In A Valley Of Violence'

The genre director known for horror titles The House Of The Devil and The Innkeepers has just wowed SXSW with his Western starring Ethan Hawke as a mysterious drifter and John Travolta as a ruthless, one-legged marshall.

American Fable

Anne Hamilton, 'American Fable'

Jeremy Kay talks to the first-time feature director and former Terrence Malick intern about her SXSW selection, which premieres in Visions on Sunday.

The Arbalest

Adam Pinney, 'The Arbalest'

Mike Brune stars in the SXSW Narrative Feature Competition selection as Foster Kalt, a toy inventor who reflects on his lifelong obsession with one Sylvia Frank.

Learning To See

Jake Oelman and Robert Oelman, 'Learning To See'

Jake Oelman on his SXSW film about his father Robert, a former psychologist who left his life behind to move to Colombia where he spends his days photographing rare insects.

Spaceship

Alex Taylor, 'Spaceship'

The British director’s SXSW short Kids Might Fly won a special jury prize in 2010 and he returns to Austin, Texas, with a story of alien abduction and teen angst.

Mike Flanagan

Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy, 'Hush'

Director Mike Flanagan and producer and Intrepid Pictures principal Trevor Macy talk to Jeremy Kay about their latest horror film and Netflix acquisition ahead of its world premiere at SXSW on Saturday.

OutpostVFX founder on growing business outside of London

By moving out of London, investing in new talent and pioneering free software Bournemouth-based OutpostVFX is attracting a range of US indies.

Gregory Viens

Gregori Viens, 'And Punching The Clown'

Ahead of the world premiere in SXSW in 24 Beats Per Second on March 13, the director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about grounding his films in reality, the impact of social media, and titles that start with the letter “A”.

Amr Waked

Amr Waked on 'The Marriott Cell'

Lucy star Amr Waked explains why he was drawn to the adaptation of Mohamed Fahmy’s jail memoir The Marriott Cell and discusses upcoming films.

How one US distributor scored 35 César nominations

Cohen Media Group talks acquiring European Oscar and César hopefuls and its expansion into exhibition.

My Name Is Emily

How Simon Fitzmaurice battled MND to make 'My Name Is Emily'

A diagnosis of motor neurone disease did not thwart Simon Fitzmaurice’s ambitions to make his first feature, which has gone on to score awards and distribution deals.

brimstone

New Sparta Films: strength in numbers

New Sparta Films MD Nicki Hattingh reveals the company’s roadmap for future growth.

Rafi Pitts

Berlin Q&A: Rafi Pitts, 'Soy Nero'

The Iranian film-maker discusses his competition entry about ‘Green Card soldiers’ and living in exile from his home country.

Gianfanco Rosi

Berlin Q&A: Gianfranco Rosi, 'Fire At Sea'

Screen spoke to the director about the unique process of making his documentary about the migrant crisis, and how he didn’t emerge from the process unscathed.  

Gina Abatemarco

Berlin Q&A: Gina Abatemarco, 'Kivalina'

Food and the environment are at the heart of Gina Abatemarco’s work, as Tiffany Pritchard learns in the director’s first feature-length documentary that screens in the Berlinale’s Culinary Cinema section on Friday. 

Barakah Meets Barakah

Film-maker calls for Saudi cinemas to show his film

Saudi film-maker Mahmoud Sabbagh challenges Saudi authorities to show his film in cinemas.

Vincent Perez

Berlin Q&A: Vincent Perez, 'Alone In Berlin'

Arthouse favourite and fixture of period dramas such as Cyrano De Bergerac and La Reine Margot, Vincent Perez has moved steadily towards directing since his 1992 short L’échange.

Tomer and Barak Heymann

Berlin: Tomer and Barak Heymann on 'Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?'

Documentary duo reveal how they found a story of music and courage.

Steve Coogan

Berlin Q&A: Steve Coogan, 'Shepherds And Butchers'

Comedian and film star Steve Coogan plays a crusading lawyer taking on a seemingly unwinnable case in Apartheid era South Africa in Oliver Schmitz’s Shepherds And Butchers (sold at EFM by West End Films).

Bleed For This

The Solution packs a punch

Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel, co-founders of Los Angeles-based sales outfit The Solution Entertainment Group, discuss their push into finance and production, and how they plan to stay ahead.

Michael Grandage

Berlin Q&A: Michael Grandage, 'Genius'

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Grandage talks making his film directing debut.

James Schamus

Berlin Q&A: James Schamus, 'Indignation'

Hollywood’s pre-eminent renaissance man — Columbia University professor, former Focus Features CEO and three-time Oscar nominee — is in Berlin for the European premiere of his directorial debut, Indignation.

Uncle Howard

Berlin: Aaron Brookner on 'Uncle Howard'

Aaron Brookner discusses Uncle Howard, his intimate portrait of the late film-maker, Howard Brookner.

National Bird

Wim Wenders, Sonia Kennebeck talk drone doc 'National Bird'

Ahead of its Berlinale screening this weekend, drone warfare documentary National Bird is becoming one of the festival’s buzz documentaries.

brooklyn

HanWay Films: a year to remember

Thanks to Carol, Brooklyn and Anomalisa, 2015 proved to be a banner year for UK sales agent HanWay Films. The company’s key executives explain how patience has paid dividends.

Vlado Škafar talks 'Mother'

Vlado Škafar talks 'Mother'

Skafar spoke to Screen about his unusual style of filmmaking, and how Slovenia’s tight-knit film community helped bring his script to life.  

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt talks all-access documentary 'I Am Bolt'

EXCLUSIVE: Screen spoke to the fastest man alive about his new all-access documentary - and how he wants a role in The Fast And The Furious.

Alejandro Cacetta

Argentina: INCAA's new boss

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: In an exclusive interview only weeks into his four-year term as the head of Argentina’s national film body, Alejandro Cacetta speaks to Jeremy Kay about partnering with private investors, embracing a multi-platform future and working with the new government.

Damian Szifron

Argentina: Damian Szifron interview

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: After the global success of Wild Tales, Argentinian writer-director Damian Szifron is taking advantage of the kudos. He tells Jeremy Kay about signing up for The Six Million Dollar Man remake.

Gary Michael Schultz

Gary Michael Schultz, 'Vincent N Roxxy'

Zoë Kravitz and Emile Hirsch star in Unified Pictures’ tough, romantic revenge thriller that premiered at Tribeca on Monday.

Thierry Demaiziere and Alban Teurlai, Reset

Thierry Demaiziere and Alban Teurlai, 'RESET'

The directors talk to Laura Henderson about their documentary and imminent Tribeca world premiere starring choreographer and ballet dancer Benjamin Millepied.

John Hegeman

John Hegeman, producer, 'Holidays'

The producer and studio marketing whizz at Blumhouse Productions’ BH Tilt talks about his battle to bring the chilling anthology to the screen as the film premieres at Tribeca.

Bill Purple

Bill Purple, 'The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea'

The TV director who has worked in the camera department on some of Hollywood’s biggest tentpoles makes his feature directorial debut in the Tribeca premiere about a grieving architect who forms a bond with a runaway.

Vanessa Gould

Vanessa Gould, 'Obit'

Gould sat down to discuss her new documentary ahead of the world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 17.

The Fixer

Ian Olds, 'The Fixer'

Ahead of the April 17 world premiere in Tribeca, Ian Olds discusses his drama about an Afghan ‘fixer’ for Western war reporters who discovers new intrigue when he leaves his life behind and settles in northern California.

Genna Terranova

Tribeca: Genna Terranova Q&A

With a huge push into virtual reality and a major focus on television and digital, the Tribeca Film Festival offers a wide-lens snapshot of contemporary content creation. But, festival director Genna Terranova tells Jeremy Kay, “Film is the bedrock.”

Ed Gass-Donnelly

Ed Gass-Donnelly, 'Lavender'

The director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz ahead of the April 18 world premiere of his psychological thriller in Tribeca.

Ip Man 3

Well Go USA: growing audiences for Asian movies

Currently one of the most active distributors of Asian movies in the North America market, Well Go USA Entertainment distributes action, genre and US indie films across all platforms, including theatrical, DVD and VOD.

Enrique Perez

Enrique Perez, 'Kenke'

Ahead of its world premiere at IFF Panama on April 12, the director tells Jeremy Kay why Kenke is more than a ‘silly stoner film that promotes the use of cannabis.’

Pituka Ortega Heilbron

Pituka Ortega Heilbron, IFF Panama

On the eve of the fifth International Film Festival Of Panama, the festival director and film-maker talks about how the event is evolving into a central American and Caribbean hub.

Edgar Ramirez

Edgar Ramirez, IFF Panama

The Venezuelan star dropped into IFF Panama to promote longtime friend Lorenzo Vigas’ Venice Golden Lion winner From Afar (Desde Alla) ahead of Friday night’s screening at the festival.

La Ruta

Pituka Ortega Heilbron, 'La Ruta'

The director of IFF Panama discusses her eye-opening documentary about the country’s public transportation system.

Guido Bilbao

Guido Bilbao, 'Time To Love: A Backstage Tale'

The Argentina-born Panamanian resident and journalist talks about his documentary ahead of its world premiere at IFF Panama on Sunday April 10.

Ken Adam

Ken Adam in his own words

In an interview made available to Screen, the iconic Oscar-winning production designer, who died earlier this month, recalls working on eight Bond films and with Stanley Kubrick.

Beware The Slenderman

Irene Taylor Brodsky, 'Beware The Slenderman'

The SXSW premiere tells the true story of the internet’s elusive Boogeyman and the two 12-year-old girls who believed they had to kill for him and asks, who is responsible?

Jeff Nichols

Jeff Nichols on the making of 'Midnight Special'

On the back of buzzy premieres in Berlinale and most recently SXSW, Jeff Nichols has earned acclaim for his fourth film, which marks his first collaboration with a major studio and makes its way into US cinemas on Friday through Warner Bros.

Duncan Kenworthy Arinze Kene Lisa McGrillis Russell Tovey Ben A. Williams John Donnelly

Duncan Kenworthy talks his under-the-radar strategy for 'The Pass'

How the Love Actually producer guided the gay-footballers chamber piece from Royal Court sell-out to BFI Flare opening-night film.

In The Valley Of Violence

Ti West talks SXSW revenge Western 'In A Valley Of Violence'

The genre director known for horror titles The House Of The Devil and The Innkeepers has just wowed SXSW with his Western starring Ethan Hawke as a mysterious drifter and John Travolta as a ruthless, one-legged marshall.

Amy Hobby

Amy Hobby, TFI Latin America Fund

Tribeca Institute recently unveiled the 10 projects selected to receive support in its drive to nurture distinctive voices from Latin America and the Caribbean.

American Fable

Anne Hamilton, 'American Fable'

Jeremy Kay talks to the first-time feature director and former Terrence Malick intern about her SXSW selection, which premieres in Visions on Sunday.

The Arbalest

Adam Pinney, 'The Arbalest'

Mike Brune stars in the SXSW Narrative Feature Competition selection as Foster Kalt, a toy inventor who reflects on his lifelong obsession with one Sylvia Frank.

Learning To See

Jake Oelman and Robert Oelman, 'Learning To See'

Jake Oelman on his SXSW film about his father Robert, a former psychologist who left his life behind to move to Colombia where he spends his days photographing rare insects.

Mike Flanagan

Mike Flanagan and Trevor Macy, 'Hush'

Director Mike Flanagan and producer and Intrepid Pictures principal Trevor Macy talk to Jeremy Kay about their latest horror film and Netflix acquisition ahead of its world premiere at SXSW on Saturday.

Gregory Viens

Gregori Viens, 'And Punching The Clown'

Ahead of the world premiere in SXSW in 24 Beats Per Second on March 13, the director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about grounding his films in reality, the impact of social media, and titles that start with the letter “A”.

Amr Waked

Amr Waked on 'The Marriott Cell'

Lucy star Amr Waked explains why he was drawn to the adaptation of Mohamed Fahmy’s jail memoir The Marriott Cell and discusses upcoming films.

How one US distributor scored 35 César nominations

Cohen Media Group talks acquiring European Oscar and César hopefuls and its expansion into exhibition.

brimstone

New Sparta Films: strength in numbers

New Sparta Films MD Nicki Hattingh reveals the company’s roadmap for future growth.

Rafi Pitts

Berlin Q&A: Rafi Pitts, 'Soy Nero'

The Iranian film-maker discusses his competition entry about ‘Green Card soldiers’ and living in exile from his home country.

Gianfanco Rosi

Berlin Q&A: Gianfranco Rosi, 'Fire At Sea'

Screen spoke to the director about the unique process of making his documentary about the migrant crisis, and how he didn’t emerge from the process unscathed.  

Gina Abatemarco

Berlin Q&A: Gina Abatemarco, 'Kivalina'

Food and the environment are at the heart of Gina Abatemarco’s work, as Tiffany Pritchard learns in the director’s first feature-length documentary that screens in the Berlinale’s Culinary Cinema section on Friday. 

Barakah Meets Barakah

Film-maker calls for Saudi cinemas to show his film

Saudi film-maker Mahmoud Sabbagh challenges Saudi authorities to show his film in cinemas.

Tomer and Barak Heymann

Berlin: Tomer and Barak Heymann on 'Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?'

Documentary duo reveal how they found a story of music and courage.

Vincent Perez

Berlin Q&A: Vincent Perez, 'Alone In Berlin'

Arthouse favourite and fixture of period dramas such as Cyrano De Bergerac and La Reine Margot, Vincent Perez has moved steadily towards directing since his 1992 short L’échange.

Steve Coogan

Berlin Q&A: Steve Coogan, 'Shepherds And Butchers'

Comedian and film star Steve Coogan plays a crusading lawyer taking on a seemingly unwinnable case in Apartheid era South Africa in Oliver Schmitz’s Shepherds And Butchers (sold at EFM by West End Films).

Michael Grandage

Berlin Q&A: Michael Grandage, 'Genius'

Donmar Warehouse artistic director Grandage talks making his film directing debut.

James Schamus

Berlin Q&A: James Schamus, 'Indignation'

Hollywood’s pre-eminent renaissance man — Columbia University professor, former Focus Features CEO and three-time Oscar nominee — is in Berlin for the European premiere of his directorial debut, Indignation.

Uncle Howard

Berlin: Aaron Brookner on 'Uncle Howard'

Aaron Brookner discusses Uncle Howard, his intimate portrait of the late film-maker, Howard Brookner.

Vlado Škafar talks 'Mother'

Vlado Škafar talks 'Mother'

Skafar spoke to Screen about his unusual style of filmmaking, and how Slovenia’s tight-knit film community helped bring his script to life.  

brooklyn

HanWay Films: a year to remember

Thanks to Carol, Brooklyn and Anomalisa, 2015 proved to be a banner year for UK sales agent HanWay Films. The company’s key executives explain how patience has paid dividends.

Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt talks all-access documentary 'I Am Bolt'

EXCLUSIVE: Screen spoke to the fastest man alive about his new all-access documentary - and how he wants a role in The Fast And The Furious.

Shakespeare Globe

Shakespeare Lives 2016: exporting the bard

As part of its Shakespeare Lives 2016 project the British Council plans to export 18 of the bard’s UK-produced films to 110 countries, including a Kurdish refugee camp in Iraq. Briony Hanson, director of film, British Council explains more…

Manchester By The Sea

Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester By The Sea'

Arguably the most acclaimed film in Sundance, Kenneth Lonergan’s Premieres selection packs a punch and sparked a $10m US buy from Amazon Studios that will include a theatrical launch most likely during awards season.

The Birth Of A Nation

Nate Parker talks Sundance hit 'The Birth Of A Nation'

You may know the name Nate Parker from his roles in The Great Debaters, Non-Stop and Arbitrage. Then Monday afternoon happened at the Eccles in Sundance.

Embers

Slamdance directors: Claire Carré, 'Embers'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Claire Carré talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about the challenges of a first feature, her fascination with memory and building the world of her film using places across the globe.

Doron Weber

Doron Weber, The Sloan Foundation

As Sundance prepares to announce the winner of the Alfred P. Sloan Prize, Jeremy Kay talks to the Sloan Foundation’s vice-president and programme director about his mission to further public understanding of science, technology and economics through grant allocation and partnership with film schools around the US.

A Good Wife

Sundance directors: Mirjana Karanovic, 'A Good Wife'

Acclaimed Serbian actress Mirjana Karanovic discusses the inspiration for her directorial debut about a woman who discovers her husband’s war crimes.

Driftwood

Slamdance directors: Paul Taylor, 'Driftwood'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Filmmaker Paul Taylor talks with Jeremy Berkowitz about the use of dialogue in film, creating an alternate universe on screen and the influence Greek mythology has on his work.

Kalinka

Paris RDV: Vincent Garenq talks true-crime drama 'Kalinka'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Director discusses new crime-drama starring Daniel Auteuil, his passion for true stories and future projects

Jeremy Lalonde

Slamdance directors: Jeremy Lalonde, 'How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Jeremy Lalonde takes the coming-of-age formula and turns it on its head: what if the protagonist was a confident teen gazelle who becomes a Sex And The City-style big city writer and the plot was about her return to her hometown to plan an orgy?

Composers: Daniel Pemberton, 'Steve Jobs'

Having worked with Ridley Scott, Guy Ritchie and now Danny Boyle on Steve Jobs, Daniel Pemberton is rapidly becoming one of the industry’s most sought-after composers.

Winter On Fire

Q&A: Evgeny Afineevsky talks 'Winter On Fire'

The director discuss his documentary about the recent Ukrainian Revolution.

What Happened Miss Simone

Q&A: Liz Garbus on 'What Happened, Miss Simone?'

The director discusses her Nina Simone documentary.

Thithi

Palm Springs Q&A: Raam Reddy, 'Thithi'

The director discusses his India-US drama, which premired at Locarno in August.

Palm Springs Q&A: Thomas Stuber, 'A Heavy Heart'

The Leipzig-based director tells Jeremy Kay about earning the trust of his star, stage veteran Peter Kurth, who portrays a former East German boxer who receives life-changing news

Departure

Palm Springs Q&A: Andrew Steggall, 'Departure'

The director on his coming-of-age love story set in the south of France.

Quo Vado

Pietro Valsecchi eyes box office gold in Checco Zalone comedy 'Quo Vado?'

Screen Subscribers: Screen sat down with the producer behind Italian hit factory Taodue.

Where To Invade Next

Michael Moore talks 'Where To Invade Next'

Michael Moore reveals how his electrifying Where To Invade Next was made under the radar.

je suis charlie

'Je Suis Charlie': documenting the aftermath of a tragedy

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: On the day of Je Suis Charlie’s release in France, co-directors Daniel and Emmanuel Leconte discuss their doc about Charlie Hebdo’s survivors and the recent Paris atrocities.

Q&A: Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital

The head of Eros International’s digital division discusses the growth of VOD in India.

Juris Kursietis

Juris Kursietis, 'Modris'

The directorial debutant behind Latvia’s foreign-language Oscar submission talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about growing up, his filmmaker influences and what two Lats can buy you today – or not.

Tiina Lokk

Tiina Lokk-Tramberg on a 'significant year' for Black Nights Film Festival

Getting the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (BNFF) to a ‘Class A’ FIAPF status was 18 years in the works for festival director Tiina Lokk-Tramberg. 

Loev

Q&A: Sudhanshu Saria, 'Loev'

Sudhanshu Saria bravely steps forward as a voice for India’s gay community with his first feature Loev that has its world premiere in the Tridens First Feature Film Competition at the Black Night Film Festival. 

ronan crowley

Saoirse Ronan and John Crowley discuss 'Brooklyn'

John Crowley, the director of Brooklyn, talks to his leading lady Saoirse Ronan about dancing with the camera, connecting to the role and a fortuitous meeting with Patti Smith. Wendy Mitchell reports.

Simone Baumann and Vitaliy Manskiy

Q&A: Vitaliy Manskiy & Simone Baumann, 'Under the Sun'

The Russian film-maker and producer discusses their latest documentary, which receives its international premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Soheila Golestani and Mahtab Nasirpour

Q&A: Soheila Golestani & Mahtab Nasirpour, 'Two'

Screen spoke to the Iranian director and lead actress of the Iranian film playing in the debut competition at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Mark Johnson

Oscars 2016: Mark Johnson talks chairing foreign-language category

Mark Johnson, chairman of AMPAS’s foreign-language film award committee, tells Matt Mueller about the quiet revolution that has led to films such as Amour and Ida winning the coveted Oscar

Almacenados

Jack Zagha Kababie, 'Almacenados'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The Mexican director talks about his two-hander Almacenados (Warehoused), an existential drama about the relationship between two warehouse employees that screens in the México Primero section of the Los Cabos International Film festival this weekend.

david leon

Q&A: David Leon, 'Orthodox'

Former Screen Star of Tomorrow David Leon on making his debut film in the orthodox Jewish community, bare-knuckle boxing, and working with Oliver Stone.

Daniel Pemberton

Daniel Pemberton talks composing 'Steve Jobs'

The composer on scoring for Danny Boyle’s Oscar contender.

hansal mehta

Hansal Mehta talks gay victimisation drama 'Aligarh'

Hansal Mehta discusses his latest film Aligarh, about the victimisation of a gay university professor, which played as the opening film of this year’s Mumbai Film Festival.

Caradog James

Caradog James, 'Don’t Knock Twice'

The Welsh director of cult hit The Machine talks to Jeremy Kay ahead of the AFM about his latest film, a supernatural horror starring Katee Sackhoff.

Claudio Cupellini

Rome: Claudio Cupellini talks 'Alaska'

The Italian director discusses trading gritty TV series Gomorrah for love story Alaska.

Michael Kutza

Michael Kutza, Chicago International Film Festival

The festival founder and artistic director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about how he gave up medical studios to pursue his love of film and set up the longest running competitive festival in the US.

Jonas Cuaron

Jonas Cuaron talks the highs and lows of making 'Desierto'

The Mexican writer-director on making his ‘desert version’ of Gravity.

Ian Harnarine

Ian Harnarine, 'Doubles With Slight Pepper'

The Brooklyn-based, Canadian filmmaker son to Trinidadian immigrants was in Port Of Spain last month to pitch his drama at the trinidad + tobago film festival’s Caribbean Film Mart.

Matthew Liu

Q&A: Matthew Liu, Heyi Pictures

Matthew Liu, president of Youku Tudou’s film arm Heyi Pictures, talks about the company’s international expansion plans and the convergence of the film and internet industries in China.

Nabil Ayouch

Q&A: Nabil Ayouch, director of 'Much Loved'

Nabil Ayouch talks about his latest film, which has attracted controversy in its native Morocco.

sarah gavron

'Suffragette' director Sarah Gavron on women behind the camera

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Sarah Gavron on her BFI London Film Festival opener Suffragette and the challenges of being a female film-maker.

Busan: Larry Yang talks 'Mountain Cry'

Larry Yang, director of Busan closing film Mountain Cry, explains how he adapted a rural Chinese story set in the 1980s for contemporary audiences in China and overseas.

Joe Menendez

Joe Menendez, 'Ladrones'

A film about opportunity seems fitting for director Joe Menendez and writer Jon Molerio, who have finally collaborated on their first project 16 years after a fateful encounter.

Tom Lin

Tom Shu-yu Lin talks 'Zinnia Flower'

Taiwanese filmmaker Tom Shu-yu Lin explains how making drama Zinnia Flower became a cathartic part of the grieving process after losing his wife.

O Muel

Busan: O Muel opens 'Eyelids'

Korean director O Muel is back in Busan with the world premiere of Eyelids in the Korean Cinema Today – Vision section.

Zhang Yang

Busan: Zhang Yang takes 'Paths Of The Soul'

The latest feature from Beijing-based filmmaker Zhang Yang is the ultimate road movie – following a group of Tibetan Buddhists as they make a 2,000km pilgrimage to and from Lhasa, prostrating themselves every few metres of the way.

Ifa Isfansyahn Eddie Cahyono

Busan: Eddie Cahyono, Ifa Isfansyah enter 'The Wasted Land'

Indonesian filmmakers Eddie Cahyono and Ifa Isfansyah talk about their APM project The Wasted Land and the thriving indie filmmaking scene in Jogjakarta.

Anthony Chen

'Ilo Ilo' director Anthony Chen talks Asian Film Academy and challenges

Singaporean filmmaker Anthony Chen is in Busan this year at the Asian Film Academy (AFA) as directing mentor.

Eric Khoo

Eric Khoo talks 'In the Room', '7 Letters'

Singaporean director Eric Khoo has two films in Busan’s A Window On Asian Cinema section.

Zubaan

Mozez Singh talks Busan opener 'Zubaan'

Nine years in the making, Mozez Singh’s feature directorial debut is the story of a young man who escapes his humble roots in Punjab to become a big shot in the corporate world in both Delhi and Dubai.

Jonathan Wolf, AFM

The managing director of the American Film Market talks to Jeremy Kay about new initiatives for AFM 2015 and why next year’s event will have a heavier focus on screenings.

Asha Lovelace

Asha Lovelace, 'The Dragon Can’t Dance'

The Trinidadian filmmaker is at the Trinidad + Tobago film festival’s Caribbean Film Mart pitching her second feature, an adaptation of her father Earl Lovelace’s acclaimed novel of the same name.

Storm Saulter

Storm Saulter, 'Sprinter'

The Jamaican director burst on to the scene with his acclaimed 2010 crime drama Better Mus’ Come and attends the Caribbean Film Mart at the trinidad + tobago film festival to pitch his second feature.

Bazodee

Making 'Bazodee'

The recent world premiere at the trinidad + tobago film festival of the musical romance culminates a nine-year journey by Claire Ince.

Stranger

Yermek Tursunov on his Kazakh Oscar entry 'Stranger'

Stranger focuses on one boy’s meditative search for the meaning of life.

Frank Hall Green

Frank Hall Green, ‘Wildlike’

Green’s award-winning coming-of-age drama about a troubled teen who flees from her uncle into the Alaskan interior has won hearts and minds on the US festival trail and stars Ella Purnell, Bruce Greenwood and Brian Geraghty.

Horizon

TIFF 2015: Fridrik Thor Fridriksson and Bergur Bernberg, 'Horizon'

Icelandic filmmaking veteran Fridrik Thor Fridriksson returns to Toronto with Horizon, which he directed alongside photographer and budding filmmaker Bergur Bernburg.

the wave

TIFF 2015: Roar Uthaug, 'The Wave'

Director Roar Uthaug’s fourth feature The Wave (Bolgen) has the proud distinction of being Scandinavia’s first disaster movie.

TIFF 2015: Jeremy Irons talks 'The Man Who Knew Infinity'

The British actor discusses his role as a brilliant mathematician alongside co-star Dev Patel in Matthew Brown’s period drama.

Angry Indian Goddesses

Pan Nalin, 'Angry Indian Goddesses'

Indian director Pan Nalin (Samsara) comes to Toronto with the world premiere of Angry Indian Goddesses, which screens in Special Presentations and is sold by Mongrel Media.

High-Rise behind the scenes

TIFF 2015: Ben Wheatley reveals the story behind 'High-Rise'

Ben Wheatley had his biggest budget to date to create the dystopian world portrayed in JG Ballard’s novel High-Rise. Michael Rosser speaks to the UK film-maker about his vision to “shoot on location in the past”.

Michael Luisi

Michael Luisi, WWE Studios

The president of WWE Studios, the film subsidiary of World Wrestling Entertainment, is in Toronto scouring the ground for titles.

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