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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.

Cien Anos De Perdon

Argentina: Talking points

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Two leading Argentinian producers and a top distributor discuss the state of the local industry and reveal their international ambitions. Interviews by Jeremy Kay.

Dieter Kosslick

Dieter Kosslick's Berlin days

In his 15th year as festival director, the Berlinale’s Dieter Kosslick discusses the 2016 line-up with Martin Blaney and his plans to further grow the festival.

The Commune behind the scenes

Thomas Vinterberg on how his unusual childhood inspired 'The Commune'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Thomas Vinterberg tells Wendy Mitchell about drawing on his childhood for his most personal film yet, The Commune, which reunites him with the stars of Festen and is screening in Competition at Berlin

Alone In Berlin

On Location: 'Alone In Berlin'

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Originally conceived as a German-language project, Alone In Berlin failed to entice financiers. But when Hans Fallada’s novel was republished in English to huge acclaim, director Vincent Pérez re-imagined the film. Now it is making its debut in Competition at the Berlinale.

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Wildgaze: building on 'Brooklyn'

Celebrating six BAFTA nominations and three Oscar nominations, Wildgaze Films duo Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey look back at Brooklyn’s journey and ahead to their future slate and ambitions

La Ultima Tierra

Tiger directors: Pablo Lamar, 'Last Land (La Última Tierra)'

Paraguayan filmmaker Pablo Lamar’s explains why he wants spectators to watch his contemplative debut feature Last Land on the big screen only.

Tiger directors : Marilia Rocha, 'Where I Grow Old'

Debut from Brazilian director explores two women who go in search of a better life.

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.

Tickled

David Farrier, Dylan Reeve – 'Tickled'

When New Zealand journalist stumbled upon the world of competitive endurance tickling he was intrigued and made enquires to the person who seemed to be in charge, Jane O’Brien. Then things got dark in the Sundance documentary.

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Tiger directors: Elisabeth Subrin, 'A Woman, A Part'

After an intensive three-and-a-half year pre-production period, writer-director Elisabeth Subrin brings her feature debut A Woman, A Part to the 45th International Film Festival Rotterdam, where it will receive its world premiere in the Hivos Tiger Awards Competition.  

Radio Dreams

Tiger directors: Babak Jalali, 'Radio Dreams'

Iranian film-maker Babak Jalali talks about working with Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo on the set of comedy Radio Dreams, set to world premiere in the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s competition on Monday (Feb 1).

Tiger directors: Piter-Jan De Pue, 'The Land Of The Enlightened'

Piter-Jan De Pue, whose debut feature The Land Of The Enlightened screens in Rottedam’s Tiger competition, first visited Afghanistan after leaving film school.

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Tiger directors: Prabda Yoon, 'Motel Mist'

Prabda Yoon’s directorial debut Motel Mist - world premiering in the IFFR 45th Hivos Tiger Awards Competition - is the perfect summary of his prolific career. 

Mads Matthiesen

Mads Matthiesen, Denmark's next top 'Model'

Mads Matthiesen made a splash with his 2012 debut Teddy Bear. The Danish director talks to Wendy Mitchell about his English-language follow-up, The Model, which screens at Goteborg and Rotterdam.

Andrew Haigh

Andrew Haigh: the time of his life

UK writer-director Andrew Haigh reflects on a whirlwind year for 45 Years, his disappointment Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay missed out on Bafta nominations, and upcoming projects Lean On Pete and an Alexander McQueen biopic. Michael Rosser reports.

Fiona Tan

Tiger directors: Fiona Tan, 'History's Future'

The filmmaker reveals the challenge of making her debut feture.

Oscuro Animal

Tiger directors: Felipe Guerrero, 'Oscuro Animal'

Colombian director Felipe Guerrero explains why he cut out dialogue in his debut feature Oscuro Animal, which receives its world premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) today (Jan 29).

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.

Under The Shadow

Sundance 2016: Babak Anvari talks 'Under The Shadow'

Screen sat down with first-time feature director Babak Anvari and Lucan Toh of production company Wigwam Films to discuss Farsi-language horror Under The Shadow, which has been acquired by Netflix.

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?

Mammal

Sundance directors: Rebecca Daly, 'Mammal'

Australian actress Rachel Griffiths usually inhabits gregarious characters but plays against type in Mammal as a woman who loses a son and weaves a complicated relationship with a teenage boy.

Much Ado About Nothing

Sundance directors: Alejandro Fernández Almendras, 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Alejandro Fernández Almendras won the Sundance World Cinema Dramatic prize in 2014 with To Kill A Man and he mines the familiar terrain of social and legal injustice in his return to Park City.

Sand Storm

Sundance directors: Elite Zexer, 'Sand Storm'

Elite Zexer’s feature debut stems from her love for the Bedouin people and in particular her fascination with the role of women.

The Revenant producers Steve Golin and Mary Parent

'The Revenant' producer Mary Parent on the biggest challenge of her career

After the Golden Globes, Bafta and Oscar nominations, The Revenant has become this awards season’s front-runner. Jeremy Kay talks to producer Mary Parent about bringing the most challenging project of her career to fruition

Belgica

Sundance directors: Felix van Groeningen, 'Belgica'

Relationships and music are the beating heart of Belgica, as they were in Felix van Groeningen’s 2014 Belgian Oscar submission The Broken Circle Breakdown.

The Lure

Sundance directors: Agnieszka Smoczynska, 'The Lure'

Agnieszka Smoczynska had already collaborated with screenwriter Robert Bolesto on her short films but the impetus for her trippy $1.6m (€1.5m) feature debut came as a surprise.

Pleasure Love

Sundance directors: Yao Huang, 'Pleasure. Love.'

The dreamy intimacy of Yao Huang’s debut feature is a departure from the more mannered Chinese film-making to which Western audiences have become accustomed.

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Tallinn: 'Erik Stoneheart', Screen Best Pitch winner

Estonia’s Ilmar Raag and Evelin Soosaar-Penttilä of Amrion Ltd. were the recipients of the latest Screen International Best Pitch Award at Tallinn’s Baltic Event for their film project ‘Erik Stoneheart’.

Johann Johannson

Composers: Johann Johannsson, 'Sicario'

Johann Johannsson’s score for Sicario rumbles and intimidates “like a beast lurching in slow motion”, he tells Tiffany Pritchard, who meets five of the composers in contention this awards season

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Composers: Tom Holkenborg (aka Junkie XL), 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

More commonly known as Junkie XL, the Dutch composer turned to religious themes and heavy metal to score Mad Max: Fury Road

Composers: Alexandre Desplat, 'The Danish Girl'

The politically engaged composer discusses why he was drawn to Suffragette and The Danish Girl 

Carter Burwell and Todd Haynes

Composers: Carter Burwell, 'Carol', 'Anomalisa'

The self-taught composer of Carol and Anomalisa used very different methods to score - and conduct - both films

Departure

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

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

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

Thithi

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

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

What Happened Miss Simone

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

The director discusses her Nina Simone documentary.

Winter On Fire

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

The director discuss his documentary about the recent Ukrainian Revolution.

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay talk '45 Years'

Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay speak to Elbert Wyche about portraying a married couple shocked from their quietude by a ghost from the past, in Andrew Haigh’s 45 Years 

Emmanuel Lubezki on the set of The Revenant

Emmanuel Lubezki on the gruelling shoot of 'The Revenant'

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki talks to Mark Salisbury about the gruelling shoot in ice and snow that ensured The Revenant became a wholly immersive viewing experience

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Paddy Breathnach and Robert Walpole on Irish Oscar entry ‘Viva’

Director Paddy Breathnach and producer Robert Walpole recall the 17-year process behind their Oscar foreign-language contender Viva.

powster

Powster founder talks growth of online booking

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Ste Thomspon discusses what the future holds for the ticket booking market.

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.

Breaking into Nigeria

Rukayat Lawal, a trade development manager for UKTI discusses opportunities in Nigeria and how Lagos’ burgeoning media and tech sector inspired a hit web TV series.

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.

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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.

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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.

Girls Lost

Alexandra-Therese Keining, 'Girls Lost'

With gender identity making headlines around the globe, Alexandra-Therese Keining’s Girls Lost (Pojkarna) couldn’t be more timely.

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Jean-Jacques Annaud, 'Wolf Totem'

The director of The Name Of The Rose, The Lover and Seven Years In Tibet, among others, talks to Gabrielle Altheim about his epic adventure set in Inner Mongolia in the 1960s.

Richard Abramowitz

Richard Abramowitz, Abramorama

The self-distribution pioneer heads to Telluride, Venice and Toronto with a handful of titles and a bucketload of advice for the filmmakers he meets all over the world.

A Walk In The Woods

Ken Kwapis talks 'A Walk In The Woods'

The adaptation of Bill Bryson’s account of the Appalachian Trail brings Robert Redford and Nick Nolte together on screen for the first time since Redford’s 2012 thriller The Company You Keep.

Steve Oram

Steve Oram, 'Aaaaaaaah!'

Screen talks to the British actor about his feature directorial debut, which receives its world premiere today [Aug 28] at Film4 FrightFest.

Unity

Shaun Monson, 'Unity'

For Shaun Monson, traditional storytelling just doesn’t cut it anymore. Even documentaries on a single issue aren’t enough. Angela Lee reports on a unique screening event this week.

Kathy Wolfe

Kathy Wolfe, Wolfe Releasing

The leading LGBT distributor in the US looks back on her 30 years in the business.

A Christmas Horror Story and Tales of Halloween

Fantasia: 'A Christmas Horror Story', 'Tales of Halloween'

Screen talks to Steve Hoban, Mark Smith, Axelle Carolyn and Neil Marshall about the recent resurgence of anthologies in horror.

Ludo

Q and Nikon talk Fantasia horror 'Ludo'

Filmmakers Q and Nikon talk to Ian Sandwell about their horror which received its world premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival.

Harvey Keitel on his career and Hollywood

US star discusses Youth, Bad Lieutenant and the Robert De Niro way of reading a script.

Jimmy's Hall

Barry Ward and Simone Kirby, 'Jimmy's Hall'

Jimmy’s Hall premiered in competition at Cannes and opens in limited release via Sony Pictures Classics on July 3 in Los Angeles and New York with San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C. to follow.

Marcin Koszalka

Marcin Koszałka, 'The Red Spider'

The debut of Polish director Marcin Koszalka will world premiere in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Aspirantes (Hopefuls)

Ives Rosenfeld, 'Aspirantes'

Young footballer drama to open the Forum of Independents section at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Dietrich Bruggemann

Dietrich Brüggemann, 'Heil'

Stations of the Cross director returns with a Neo-Nazi satire, which plays in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Tomasz Mielnik

Tomasz Mielnik, 'Journey to Rome'

Surreal road movie to open East of the West competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

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Daniel Dencik, 'The Gold Coast'

Swedish born director to screen period drama in competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Richard Gere in Time Out of Mind

Richard Gere, 'Time Out of Mind'

Richard Gere, who has played gigolos, billionaires, and cops, is now playing a homeless man in Time Out of Mind, which opens the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival tonight (July 3).

Scott Graham

Scott Graham, 'Iona'

Screen spoke to Scott Graham about Edinburgh world premiere Iona and how Bruce Springsteen has inspired his next film.

Piers Handling Cameron Bailey

Toronto chiefs talk London focus and festival's future

Cameron Bailey and Piers Handling spoke to Screen in between screenings in London.

Helen Walsh

Helen Walsh, ‘The Violators’

The author of bestselling novel The Lemon Grove turns her hand to filmmaking with The Violators, about two girls growing up in dysfunctional families in the urban wastelands on the outskirts of Cheshire.

Michael Lumpkin

Michael Lumpkin, AFI Docs

The man who grew Frameline into arguably the world’s leading LGBT media arts body returns to festivals as AFI Docs director after a six-year stint as executive director of the International Documentary Association.

Krisha

Trey Edward Shults, 'Krisha'

Trey Edward Shults talks about making his debut feature made with his mother and aunt.

Les Cowboys

Thomas Bidegain, 'Cowboys'

French screenwriter Thomas Bidegain - who debuted his first feature Cowboys in Directors’ Fortnight this Cannes - talks about his long and winding route to the director’s chair.

Radu Muntean, 'One Floor Below'

Romanian director Radu Munteans talks about his latest feature One Floor Below, which has just premiered in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard

Alice Winocour

Alice Winocour, 'Disorder'

Alice Winocour’s action horror-thriller Disorder, starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Diane Kruger, premiered in Un Certain Regard (Indie Sales is selling).

Valérie Donzelli

Valérie Donzelli, 'Marguerite and Julien'

The French director talks to Melanie Goodfellow about her fifth film, premiering In Competition at Cannes.

Shin Su-won

Shin Su-won, 'Madonna'

Korean director Shin Su-won is following up her second feature fiction film Pluto - a gritty high school thriller that won a Special Mention at the 2013 Berlinale - with Madonna in Un Certain Regard.

Jonas Carpignano

Jonas Carpignano, 'Mediterranea'

Italian-American film-maker Jonas Carpignano returns to Cannes with Critics’ Week entry Mediterranea.

Maiwenn

Maiwenn, 'Mon Roi'

Actress and director Maïwenn hits the red carpet this Sunday with her Palme d’Or contender Mon Roi, a searing tale of a passionate but dysfunctional relationship co-starring Vincent Cassel and Emmanuelle Bercot.

Magnus von Horn

Magnus von Horn, 'The Here After'

The Sweden-born, Poland-based director talks about his debut feature in Directors Fortnight.

Simon Baker

Simon Baker talks directorial debut, 'Breath'

Fresh from the completion of TV drama The Mentalist, Simon Baker made a swift stop-over in Cannes to discuss his next big feat - the directorial debut of Breath.

Yorgos Lanthimos

Yorgos Lanthimos, 'The Lobster'

Anticipated Cannes Competition entry The Lobster marks Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ English-language debut after acclaimed 2009 Un Certain Regard title Dogtooth and 2011 drama Alps.

Gabriel Clarke

Gabriel Clarke, 'Steve McQueen: The Man and Le Mans'

A new documentary from British directors Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna explores the film that “almost destroyed” Steve McQueen. Clarke talks to Geoffrey Macnab about the making of ‘Steve McQueen: The Man And Le Mans’

Emmanuelle Bercot

Emmanuelle Bercot , 'Standing Tall (Le Tete Haute)'

French actress and director Emmanuelle Bercot’s Standing Tall (La Tete Haute) opens the festival today (Elle Driver handles sales). The gritty social drama follows a young delinquent as he makes his way through France’s juvenile justice system.

Mike Goodridge

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Mike Goodridge, Editor (2009-12)

After 19 years at Screen, including 12 years as the Los Angeles-based US editor, Mike joined Protagonist Pictures as CEO in 2012.

Michael Gubbins

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Michael Gubbins, Editor (2004-09)

Michael is the co-founder of film and media analyst and consultancy SampoMedia, specialising in audience-driven digital change. He leads and moderates industry events around the world and serves as Chair of the Film Agency of Wales.

Colin Brown

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Colin Brown, Editor-in-chief (1998-2008)

Based in Brooklyn, Colin is the Editorial Director for the online marketplace Slated as well as a Managing Partner in the pan-Arab film distribution company, MAD Solutions (organizers of the inaugural Arab Cinema Center at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival). An Adjunct Professor at New York University, Colin also advises NYU’s Cinema Research Institute.

Boyd Farrow

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Boyd Farrow, Editor (1994-98)

Boyd joined Screen in 1990, became editor in 1994 and left the magazine in 1999. He switched his focus away from film journalism to write about other industries, taking over the editorship of CNBC Business in 2009. Three years ago, he moved to Berlin, where he now lives.

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Nick Roddick, Editor (1987-88)

After Screen, Nick was founding editor of Moving Pictures. He has worked for the European Film Market and the European Film Awards, freelanced as a journalist and runs consultancy firm Split Screen, advising for various film festivals and national film bodies.

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Terry Ilott, Editor (1983-87)

Terry left Screen to write My Indecision Is Final: The Rise And Fall Of Goldcrest Films. He returned to journalism, as editor of Screen Finance and managing editor of Variety Europe, before setting up a consultancy business, Bridge Media, in 1993. In 2000, he was part of an investment group that bought Hammer Films, where he served as CEO until 2006 when the group sold the company. Since 2010, Terry has been teaching, writing novels and undertaking occasional consultancy projects.

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Adrian Hodges, co-editor (1982-83)

After Screen, Adrian joined Thorn EMI as an acquisition executive and later moved into development with British Screen. Since 1990, he has been working full time as a screenwriter. His film credits include Metroland, Tom And Viv and My Week With Marilyn, while his TV work includes David Copperfield and a new adaptation of The Go-Between, which will go out on BBC1 later this year.

Colin Vaines

Cannes: Screen at 40 - Colin Vaines, co-editor (1982-83)

Colin left Screen to run the UK’s National Film Development Fund and went on to senior executive roles at Columbia Pictures, Miramax Films, The Weinstein Company and Graham King’s GK Films. He returned to freelance production in 2010 with Ralph Fiennes’ Coriolanus.

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