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INTERVIEWS

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.

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.

Finola Amanda 2

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.

BOX OFFICE

Jurassic World

Box Office 2015: A grand year abroad

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: The blockbusters got bigger in 2015 and so did the box office, but how did the top 10 US films perform around the world?

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TERRITORY FOCUS

Territory Focus: Argentina

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Argentina looks ahead 

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.

FESTIVAL FOCUS

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance: the year starts here

The Sundance Film Festival (Jan 21-31) is embracing virtual reality, web and TV series, and world cinema to offer a characteristically eclectic selection of films.

Belgica

Sundance 2016: World Cinema film profiles

An Indian teen comedy, a New Zealand doc about tickling and a musical featuring mermaids in 1980s Warsaw are among the films jostling for primacy in Sundance’s World Cinema Dramatic and Documentary competitions.

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EDITOR'S COMMENT

Spotlight shifts to Berlin

After a buzzy Sundance for US deals, attention now turns to Berlin and the European Film Market (EFM), which for the European film industry always serves as the pre-eminent launchpad to the year’s deal-making.

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BLOGS

Abigail Payne

What terms must I include if I commission a screenplay from a writer?

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Abigail Payne, a partner in the Film and Television Group of law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains.

Suffragette Cary Mulligan Sarah Gavron

The Big Question: Diversity

What one thing can be done - however small - to bring more minorities and women into the film industry?

Jason Bourne trailer

Watch the 'Super Bowl 50' movie trailers Video

From Jason Bourne and Batman v Superman to Captain America and Deadpool, action heroes dominated the commercials during Super Bowl 50.

Jason Bourne poster

Universal Pictures names Jason Bourne film… 'Jason Bourne'

The studio was one of several US majors to claim a coveted spot during Super Bowl 50 and subsequently issued a one-sheet that read, ‘You know his name.’ For a minute there we weren’t sure, but we do now.

Eddie Redmayne Baftas

Film Is GREAT reception to toast British Oscar nominees

Eddie Redmayne and the British Consul General Chris O’Connor will co-host the Film Is GREAT Reception celebrating British Oscar nominees in West Hollywood on February 26.

Shield 5

Instagram thriller 'Shield Five' debuts first episodes

The series will release a new clip every day throughout February.

Manoman

BAFTA-nominated shorts to screen in UK cinemas

The films will screen in 30 venues across the UK before travelling abroad.

ISOS by Kris Verdonck

IFFR: Spaces Within: Art and Film Installation 

Down the road from IFFR’s bustling cinema hub de Doelen lies a partially disused office building whose 11th and 12th floors are housing four installation pieces, each representing one of the four strands in the festival’s 45th year. 

IFFR Building and Engaging Your Audience panel

IFFR: building and engaging an audience

American distributor Richard Abramowitz (Abramorama) and film festival and publicity strategist Kathleen McInnis (See-Through Films) led a ‘do’s and don’ts’ discussion at the 45th IFFR on both the traditional and alternative requirements in marketing an independent film. 

IFFR Live 2016

IFFR Live 2016 launches with 'As I Open My Eyes'

Venice award-winner kicks off second edition of the international live cinema event in Rotterdam.

AFI FEST director Jacqueline Lyanga and British Film Commission CEO Adrian Wootton at We Are UK Film reception, Sundance 2016

We Are UK Film brunch, Sundance 2016

The British Film Commission and the BFI hosted their annual get-together in Park City.

‘Eddie The Eagle’ leaps into Sundance

Park City locals got a surprise on Monday night when Hugh Jackman and Taron Egerton turned up for a screening of the biopic about one of Britain’s pluckiest Olympians.

Delivering Dreams A Century Of British Film Distribution

Delivering Dreams: celebrating 100 years of UK film distribution

Geoffrey Macnab’s book is a thoroughly researched canter through a century of UK film distribution, writes Charles Gant

Yorgos Lanthimos discusses 'The Lobster' at NFTS

Director Yorgos Lanthimos talked to NFTS students about his BAFTA-nominated, English-language debut The Lobster.

UCLA dean Teri Schwartz and Phil Kent

UCLA film school hosts annual Sundance event at Zoom

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television dean Teri Schwartz hosted the school’s annual Sundance reception on Saturday.

Making the most of co-pro opportunities in Germany

Interest in international co-production among Germany producers has never been higher. Miriam Ducke, senior trade adviser for Creative Industries, Berlin explains why.

jorn threlfall

Jörn Threlfall talks BAFTA-nominated short 'Over'

Screen Star of Tomorrow Jörn Threlfall discusses his short film Over, a mystery told in reverse, which was nominated for a Best British Short Film BAFTA.