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Cannes: Market wrap

STX’s $50m play and Amazon Studios’ charm offensive were the talk of Cannes.

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Paul Hanson

Covert Media, Todd Garner strike pact

25-May-2016 | By

Paul Hanson has signed a two-year, first look co-financing and co-production deal with the former Revolution Studios partner and producer of Knight And Day and the Paul Blart: Mall Cop franchise.

One Week And A Day

Oscilloscope takes Cannes black comedy 'One Week And A Day' for US

24-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

New Europe Film Sales secures further deals in Europe and Asia.

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Cannes: Market wrap

24-May-2016 | By

STX’s $50m play, Amazon Studios’ charm offensive and other takeaways from this year’s market.


Arrow takes chess doc 'Magnus' for UK

24-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

TrustNordisk has struck multiple Cannes deals for the Norwegian documentary about chess world champion Magnus Carlsen.


Cannes buyers spark to Electric’s 'Blackway'

23-May-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Sonia Mehandjiyska and her team have reported a strong response on the Croisette to the thriller starring Anthony Hopkins, Julia Stiles and Ray Liotta.


Saban Films picks up 'Tomboy, A Revenger’s Tale'

23-May-2016 | By

The North American rights deal with ICM Partners on Walter Hill’s crime thriller caps a busy Cannes for the distributor.

worry dolls

Cannes: Jinga scores North America hat-trick

23-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Sales outfit strikes deals for three titles in Cannes: Worry Dolls, The Lesson and Last Girl Standing.

Ken Loach on the set of I Daniel Blake

Cannes: Ken Loach's 'I, Daniel Blake' wins Palme d'Or; full list of winners

22-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

British filmmaker Ken Loach wins second Palme d’Or; Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman wins two.

Toni Erdmann

Cannes: 'Toni Erdmann' tops final Screen Jury Grid

22-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Maren Ade’s comedy-drama set the highest score in the history of the Jury Grid.


Chilean producers find deals in Cannes

22-May-2016 | Updated: 23-May-2016 | By

Producers were highly active on the Croisette as deals flowed in the wake of increased co-production opportunities with the South American country.

The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Maki

Cannes: 'The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki' wins Un Certain Regard prize

21-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Captain Fantastic’s Matt Ross wins director prize; animation The Red Turtle wins special prize.

Wolf And Sheep

'Wolf And Sheep', 'The Together Project' win at Directors' Fortnight Video

21-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

The Together Project was directed by Solveig Anspach, who died last August.

Lars von Trier

Cannes: Curzon Artificial Eye acquires Lars Von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built'

20-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: UK distributor also acquires upcoming sports biopic Borg vs McEnroe, Directors’ Fortnight title After Love and Scottish indie music doc Lost In France.


Cannes: 'Mimosas' wins top Critics' Week prize

20-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Other winners included Mehmet Can Mertoglu’s Albüm and Wregas Bhanuteja’s Penjak.

Cannes Cinefondation and short films

Cannes: Cinéfondation 2016 winners revealed

20-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Japanese director Naomi Kawase led the jury at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.

The Last Face

Cannes: Sean Penn's 'The Last Face' sets Jury Grid low

20-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Nicolas Winding Refn’s The Neon Demon also fails to impress Screen’s roster of critics.

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'Toni Erdmann' racks up key sales for The Match Factory

19-May-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: UK, Italy, Australia, Spain among a host of key sales on Cannes Competition hit.

Graduation Bacalaureat

Cannes: Mungiu impresses, Dolan disappoints on Screen’s Jury Grid

19-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Graduation, It’s Only The End Of The World and The Unknown Girl all made their bows on today’s Jury Grid.




'Divines': Cannes Review

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Toni Erdmann

Cannes: 'Toni Erdmann' tops final Screen Jury Grid

Maren Ade’s comedy-drama set the highest score in the history of the Jury Grid.



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Cristian Mungiu

Cannes Q&A: Cristian Mungiu, 'Graduation'

24-May-2016 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Cannes Best Director-winning film-maker talks to Screen about his latest feature Graduation.


Cannes Q&A: Houda Benyamina talks 'Divines'

21-May-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

The French film-maker speaks to Screen about her Directors’ Fortnight entry, Divines

Cannes Q&A: Albert Serra, 'The Death Of Louis XIV'

21-May-2016 | By Elisabet Cabeza

The director speaks to Screen in Cannes about his new film The Death Of Louis XIV, which plays as a Special Screening.

Stephanie di Gusto

Cannes Q&A: Stéphanie Di Giusto, 'The Dancer'

21-May-2016 | By Tiffany Pritchard

The director talks to Screen about her Un Certain Regard selection, which stars Lily-Rose Depp and French popstar Soko.

Jeff Nichols

Cannes Q&A: Jeff Nichols talks 'Loving'

20-May-2016 | By Tiffany Pritchard

The writer/director spoke to Screen in Cannes about his Competition contender Loving.  

Chloe Sevigny Cannes 2016

Cannes Q&A: Chloe Sevigny on 'Kitty'

19-May-2016 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Sevigny makes her directorial debut with Kitty, a short that plays in Critics’ Week at this year’s Cannes.

Na Hong-jin

Cannes Q&A: Na Hong Jin, 'The Wailing'

18-May-2016 | By

Director Na Hong Jin talks to Screen about his Out of Competition Cannes 2016 title.

The Transfiguration

Michael O'Shea, 'The Transfiguration'

16-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Debut director discusses being selected in Cannes’ Uncertain Regard.


In conversation with: Pablo Larrain, 'Neruda'

16-May-2016 | By Elisabet Cabeza

Larrain discusses his playful noir, which plays at Cannes in Directors’ Fortnight.

Olivier Assayas

Cannes Q&A: Olivier Assayas, 'Personal Shopper'

16-May-2016 | By Kaleem Aftab

Kristen Stewart stars in the Clouds Of Sils Maria director’s latest feature, which plays in Competition at Cannes.

Wolf And Sheep

Cannes: Shahrbanoo Sadat, Katja Adomeit talk 'Wolf And Sheep'

15-May-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

Writer-director Shahrbanoo Sadat and producer Katja Adomeit talk to Wendy Mitchell about the challenges involved in making the Afghanistan-set drama Wolf And Sheep, which is premiering here in Directors’ Fortnight


Cannes: Park Chan-wook talks 'The Handmaiden'

15-May-2016 | By

The new film from Cannes favourite Park Chan-wook is an adaptation of Sarah Waters’ Victorian era-set lesbian crime novel Fingersmith, transplanted to 1930s Japan.

Nicole Garcia

Nicole Garcia, 'From The Land Of The Moon'

15-May-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Garcia discusses her Martion Cotillard-starring Cannes Competition title.

The Red Turtle

Michael Dudok de Wit on collaborating with Studio Ghibli

15-May-2016 | By Tom Grater

Dutch animator Michael Dudok de Wit talks Un Certain Regard title The Red Turtle.

The Family Whistle

Cannes: Michele Russo talks 'The Family Whistle'

15-May-2016 | By

Michael Russo tracks the history of the Coppola clan in doc The Family Whistle.

Riccardo Scamarcio

Cannes: Riccardo Scamarcio on Buena Onda’s sweet success

14-May-2016 | By Gabriele Niola

The Italian production company run by Riccardo Scamarcio [pictured] and Valeria Golino is back in Cannes.

Kleber Mendonca Filho

Cannes: Kleber Mendonca Filho, 'Aquarius'

14-May-2016 | By

Brazilian director discusses his Cannes Competition drama.

Money Monster

Cannes: Daniel Dubiecki, Lara Alameddine talk 'Money Monster'

13-May-2016 | By

The film’s producers discuss the long-gestating project.

In Bed With Victoria

Cannes: Justine Triet on 'In Bed With Victoria'

13-May-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Triet’s latest stars Virginie Efira as a workaholic Parisian lawyer.

Bruno Dumont

Bruno Dumont talks 'Slack Bay' and his newfound love of comedy

13-May-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

French director discusses his Competition comedy Slack Bay.

Juho Kuosmanen

Cannes Q&A: Juho Kuosmanen, 'The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Maki'

13-May-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

The Finnish director makes his debut feature with a boxing story more about romance than the ring.

Alain Guiraudie

In conversation with: Alain Guiraudie

12-May-2016 | By Kaleem Aftab

Stranger By The Lake director competing for the Palme d’Or with Staying Vertical.

Mohamed Diab

Mohamed Diab, dazed and bruised in Cairo

12-May-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Diab talks to Screen about his Un Certain Regard-opener Clash.


Paddy Considine on directing himself in boxer drama 'Journeyman'

11-May-2016 | By Michael Rosser

The British actor and filmmaker reveals why he chose to centre on a boxer for his second film as a director and taking on the challenge of directing himself.

Paul Verhoeven

Paul Verhoeven talks returning to Cannes with 'Elle'

11-May-2016 | By

The Dutch director, whose Basic Instinct opened the Cannes Film Festival in 1992, discusses his Competition title Elle.

Nathan Morlando

Nathan Morlando, from the shadows

10-May-2016 | By John Hazelton

Nathan Morlando talks Screen through his coming-of-age drama Mean Dreams, which takes its place in Directors’ Fortnight.

Kim Nguyen

Kim Nguyen, love in the cold


Four years on from the Oscar-nominated War Witch, Kim Nguyen returns with a romantic drama set near the North Pole. Screen speaks to the writer-director.

Xavier Dolan

Xavier Dolan goes full circle

10-May-2016 | By John Hazelton

After his 2014 Jury Prize for Mommy and serving on the Competition jury last year, Quebec writer-director Xavier Dolan returns to Cannes with It’s Only The End Of The World. He tells Screen why his starry film marks a career turning point

The Neon Demon

Nicolas Winding Refn's 'The Neon Demon': Dressed To Kill

9-May-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

A tale of beauty obsession and obsessive beauties in the ruthless world of Los Angeles fashion, The Neon Demon is Nicolas Winding Refn’s first venture into horror. The Danish film-maker and producing partner Lene Borglum tell Wendy Mitchell about their Cannes Competition title

Hou Hsiao Hsien

Hou Hsiao-Hsien talks 'The Assassin'

13-Oct-2015 | By Damon Wise

Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien has had a banner year, with Cannes’ best director prize under his belt and a stint on the Venice jury. He talks to Damon Wise about The Assassin.


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Find out who are the hottest upcoming agents from around the world.

Borg McEnroe Shia La Beouf

Cannes: Shia LaBeouf unleashes a volley


LaBeouf will play John McEnroe in forthcoming tennis rivalry film Borg/McEnroe.

Oasis Documentary

Liam Gallagher rolls into Cannes with 'Supersonic'


Gallagher is here with director Mat Whitecross (pictured) to promote the forthcoming Oasis doc, now titled Supersonic.

Paddy Considine in JOURNEYMAN

New image: Paddy Considine in 'Journeyman'


Paddy Considine-starring boxing drama will promo screen at Cannes.