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Cannes title 'Mobile Homes' with Imogen Poots gets UK deal

16-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Thunderbird picks up project; sets spring 2018 release.

Robert Pattinson in Good Time

Robert Pattinson's 'Good Time' scores key deals

9-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Cannes title secures mix of traditional distributors and Netflix on a number of key territories.

Trautmann

John Henshaw, Dave Johns, Harry Melling join 'Trautmann'

8-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Further cast attached to soccer drama include Gary Lewis, Michael Socha and Chloe Harris.

The Florida Project

'The Florida Project' scores deals for Protagonist

7-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Well-received Cannes title goes to Germany, Australia, Scandinavia and more.

A Day

South Korean time travel film 'A Day' scores key deals at Cannes

7-Jun-2017 | By

High-concept thriller heading to China, Japan and the Philippines.

Lucky

Magnolia wraps Cannes sales on 'Lucky', 'Permanent'

6-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Buyers respond to comedic titles.

In The Fade

Screen Time: Cannes best actress Diane Kruger talks 'In The Fade' Video

2-Jun-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with German actress, who starred in Fatih Akin’s Competition film.

Francois Ozon

Screen Time: Francois Ozon talks 'Amant Double' in Cannes (video) Video

1-Jun-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with French director

Curzon

Curzon adds Cannes quartet including 'I Am Not A Witch'

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Claire Denis comedy and Léonor Serraille’s Camera d’Or winner also among haul.

Scaffolding

Cannes ACID title 'Scaffolding' sells to France

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Israeli drama scores key deal.

The Florida Project

Cannes 2017: the seven major talking points

30-May-2017 | By

From Netflix to China, Screen runs down the key talking points from this year’s festival and market.

You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay: 'You Were Never Really Here' isn't finished

30-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Director plans to add in more Jonny Greenwood music to her award-winning Cannes title.

You Were Never Really Here Loveless

Two films tie on Screen's final Cannes jury grid

30-May-2017 | By

With all the scores now collected, it’s a dead heat on this year’s grid.

The Square

Cannes 2017: 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or; full list of winners Video

28-May-2017 | By

There were also wins for Sofia Coppola, Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger.

The Square

'The Square' director defends Palme d'Or winner's long run time

28-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard,

Ruben Östlund: “Give me a break.”

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain criticises portrayal of women in Cannes films

28-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard,

Will Smith also called for more “black folks” as the Cannes jury faced the press.

A Man Of Integrity

Cannes 2017: Un Certain Regard winners revealed

27-May-2017 | By

Mohammad Rasoulof’s A Man Of Integrity among winners.

Cannes generic

European cinemas group UNIC backs Cannes Netflix ruling

27-May-2017 | By

Exhibitors’ body releases statement in support of festival’s Competition decision.

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski: streaming giants won't kill cinema

27-May-2017 | By Screen staff

The Polish filmmaker discussed his new film Based On A True Story, modern technology and “hangers-on”

You Were Never Really Here Loveless

Could Lynne Ramsay top 'Loveless' on Screen's Cannes jury grid?

27-May-2017 | By

You Were Never Really Here made a strong bow on the final edition of the Cannes grid.

A Ciambra

'The Rider', 'A Ciambra' among Directors’ Fortnight winners

26-May-2017 | By

Sponsor prizes also go to Claire Denis comedy and Philippe Garrel drama.

Makala

'Makala' triumphs at Cannes Critics' Week

26-May-2017 | By

Documentary scoops sidebar’s top prize.

Cinefondation 2

Cannes 2017 Cinéfondation winners revealed

26-May-2017 | By

Cristian Mungiu lead the jury at the 70th edition of the festival.

screen time 4

Screen Time: The VoD debate in Cannes, part 4 (video) Video

26-May-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with Damien Spandley and directors Cecilia Atán and Valeria Pivato.

Redoubtable

Cannes Competition title 'Redoubtable' gets UK deal

25-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Wild Bunch sells Michel Hazanavicius’s Jean-Luc Godard biopic to UK.

House Jack Built

IFC moves into Lars von Trier's 'House That Jack Built'

25-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

US outfit strikes Cannes deal for upcoming serial killer feature.

Doc Day Doc Corner 2017

Cannes Doc Day: Transparency is key in post-truth world

25-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Panelists emphasise importance of diverse voices on Cannes panel.

Cannes market

Cannes Marché du Film sees record attendance

25-May-2017 | By

Asia delegates on the rise at Cannes market.

Good Time Rodin

'Good Time' performs, 'Rodin' sinks on Screen's Cannes jury grid

25-May-2017 | By

A Gentle Creature, The Beguiled also make debuts.

Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino’s Berlusconi drama, Gurinder Chadha’s 'Viceroy’s House' sell for Pathé

25-May-2017 | By Screen reporters

Pathé does brisk business across Cannes slate.

Fortunata

True Colours inks deals on Cannes slate, including 'Fortunata'

25-May-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

EXCLUSIVE: Italian sales company scores deals on multiple titles.

Cannes 2017 day 8

Cannes 2017: Screen's dailies

25-May-2017

Read Screen International’s daily magazine from the 70th Cannes Film Festival here.

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Screen Time: The VoD debate in Cannes, part 3 (video) Video

25-May-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with New York Film Festival’s Kent Jones and director Jonas Carpignano in Cannes.

Red Carpet

Security and Netflix row dominate Cannes 2017

24-May-2017 | By

The festival was forced to react to anger over the inclusion of Netflix titles, then the Manchester terror attack.

Blade of the immortal

Takashi Miike's 'Blade Of The Immortal' cuts UK deal

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: HanWay inks deal with Arrow Films, which plots “major” release.

Monks

Benedict Cumberbatch mindfulness documentary scores key deals Video

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: US, Germany, Australia, Latin America among deals for ‘Walk With Me’.

Sverrir Gudnason

'Borg/McEnroe' star Sverrir Gudnason joins 'Imagine Murder'

24-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Nordic noir inspired by infamous real-life Icelandic murder case.

The Rider

Sony Classics acquires Cannes title 'The Rider'

24-May-2017 | By

Chloe´ Zhao’s film premiered in Directors’ Fortnight.

Now Showing

FilmDoo acquires VoD rights to Raya Martin's back catalogue

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: How To Disappear Completely and Now Showing included in deal.

Barbara

Ile de France fetes bumper Cannes presence

24-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Regional funding body celebrates 14 films at the festival this year.

Carne y arena

Iñárritu shines in Cannes VR push

24-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Carne y Arena was the highlight of this year’s VR crop at the festival.

Port Authority

mk2 acquires Danielle Lessovitz's Cannes title 'Port Authority'

24-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Danielle Lessovitz was a “key artistic collaborator” on Directors’ Fortnight title Mobile Homes.

Four Against the bank

Wolfgang Petersen's 'Four Against The Bank' scores key deals

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Das Boot director’s first film since 2006’s Poseidon.

Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Helsinki to preview 'Iron Sky 2', 'Guardian Angel'

24-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

New projects selected for Helsinki scheme.

Spike Lee

Spike Lee honoured in Cannes

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Director honoured alongside collaborator Roger Guenveur Smith.

Lenny Abrahamson Domhnall Gleeson

Focus picks up Lenny Abrahamson, Domhnall Gleeson ghost story 'The Little Stranger'

23-May-2017 | By

Production scheduled for this summer in the UK.

The Desert Bride

Lat Am buzz movie 'The Desert Bride' scores key deals in Cannes

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Road-movie drama stars Gloria actress Paulina Garcia.

Long-time Soda head Eve Gabereau to step down

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Co-founder of UK distributor, Thunderbird Releasing, departs after 15 years.

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Cannes reacts to Manchester terror attack

23-May-2017 | By

Film festival to hold minute’s silence, cancels fireworks.

Jim Sturgess

Jim Sturgess joins Kristen Stewart in JT Leroy biopic

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Fortitude closes deals on Justin Kelly project.

Holy Air

Samuel Goldwyn acquires Israeli comedy 'Holy Air'

23-May-2017 | By

Tribeca premiere sells to North America.

Devil's Gate (AKA Abduction)

IFC Midnight acquires 'Devil's Gate' with Milo Ventimiglia

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Premiere Entertainment Group selling international rights to sci-fi in Cannes.

Boots on the Ground

Moviehouse boards UK war movie 'Boots On The Ground'

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Melville directs story of British soldiers in Afghanistan.

Kristofer Hivju

'Game Of Thrones' star Kristofer Hivju readies 'Twin' series

23-May-2017

TrustNordisk, Nordisk Film launch Norwegian TV project.

Two Tails

Recreation Media scores sales on family animations in Cannes

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: First look at Two Tales, which sells to Italy among other territories.

Ava

Cannes Critics' Week title 'Ava' clocks deals for Bac

23-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: French outfit also scores sales on The Teacher and The Third Wave.

Ploey

Belgian’s Cyborn unveils animation slate in Cannes

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Company launches sci-fi Hubris and 3D adventure Dragon Rider.

Billion Dollar Mirage

CMG, Richard Guardian launch 'Billion Dollar Mirage'

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Film is adapted from the autobiography of American banker Glenn Stewart.

Streep-Swinton

Tilda Swinton, Meryl Streep docs score deals

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Films focus on production designer Kristi Zea and artist John Berger.

Bela Tarr

Bela Tarr to oversee workshop at China festival

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Hungarian director to run training camp in Xining.

The leopard

'The Leopard' TV show in the works

23-May-2017 | By

English-language version of story that was adapted into 1963 Luchino Visconti film announced.

Olivia Lonsdale

Dutch Features closes sales on 'Silk Road' with Olivia Lonsdale

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The psychological thriller is heading to Germany, Spain and Scandinavia.

Louise

Other Angle clocks up 'In And Out' deals

23-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Film starring Louise Bourgoin and Stéphane De Groodt scores deals in multiple territories.

I am Not A Teacher

'I Am A Teacher' heading to US

23-May-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

EXCLUSIVE: Russian war drama stars Aleksandr Kovtunets, Yuliya Peresild.

Sheep And Wolves.

Spentzos takes animation pair from Wizart

23-May-2017 | By

Russian sales outfit strikes deals in Cannes.

el americano

Lionsgate swoop for animation 'El Americano'

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: SpongeBob writer and The Simpsons exec producer penned screenplay.

Manish Mundra

India's Drishyam Films launches $20m production fund

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 10 features to be produced through new fund.

Barbara

Mathieu Amalric, Cédric Klapisch films on MK2 | Mile End slate

23-May-2017 | By

Fledgling Canadian distributor indulges in French passion.

killing of a sacred deer

'The Killing Of A Sacred Deer' polarises Screen's Cannes jury grid

23-May-2017 | By

Michael Haneke’s Happy End also makes its bow.

The Flood

First image from 'The Flood' starring Lena Headey, Iain Glen and Ivanno Jeremiah

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Game Of Thrones star Headey plays an immigration officer.

Roberto Saviano

Elle Driver launches 'Paranza Dei Bambini' from 'Gomorrah' writer

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Palomar, Elle Driver join forces on adaptation of bestseller.

Beauty and the dogs

Cannes title 'Beauty And The Dogs' picked up by O-Scope

22-May-2017 | By

Un Certain Regard film heading to multiple territories.

Bad Genius

'Bad Genius' to open New York Asian Film Festival

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: “This reflects our high regard for the originality of contemporary Southeast Asian cinema.”

Michael Haneke

80 top film-makers sound alarm over EU copyright rules

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Petition calls for unified EU vision on copyright and culture.

Villainess

Arrow Films takes UK rights to 'The Villainess'

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cannes title directed by Jung Byung-gil.

Martin Warner

Flix Premiere launch $50m production fund

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: VOD platform planning five-ten original shows.

Bront Palarae

Jazzy Group, Pixel Play board Malaysian thriller 'One, Two, Jaga'

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Malaysian star Bront Palarae is a co-producer.

Dummie the mummy

Incredible Film handling sales for family titles

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Dummie The Mummy And The Tomb of Achnetoet lead the slate.

Demon Hole

Horror 'Demon Hole' scores US deal

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: SC Films inks deal with SP Releasing.

Kelsey Grammer

Kelsey Grammer to star in revenge drama with parkour star

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Frasier actor teams up with Sebastian Foucan for Bharal.

predators

Alumni Films producing Russian hacking thriller from 'Predators' writer

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The project was unveiled at Cannes.

Indonesia film

Opportunities for filmmakers in Indonesia

22-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

A tax incentive will be in a place by 2018.

Rotterdam Film Festival IFFR

Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund backs 13 projects

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Films by Babak Jalali, Ricardo Silva and Deepak Rauniyar selected.

Lacote

Philippe Lacôte to shoot 'Zama King' in 2018

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: The film follows the Ivorian director’s well-received debut Run.

Propellor

Propellor FilmTech Hub gets MEDIA backing

22-May-2017 | By

With MEDIA backing, Propellor will stage events in 2018 in Berlin, Rotterdam and Copenhagen.

Arrhytmia

Indie Sales boards Boris Khlebnikov's 'Arrhythmia'

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: French outfit is collaborating with Russia’s CTB on the title.

Simon Crowe

Sales company trade body Film Export UK elects new board

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Body provides a voice for the UK sales sector during uncertain times.

Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait,

Global inks deals on Julian Schnabel doc

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Film featuring Al Pacino sells to Germany and France.

Discreet

'Discreet' from 'Interior. Leather Bar.' co-director scores deal

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: New film from Travis Mathews heading to Benelux.

My Love Or My Passion

FilmSharks sells 'My Love Or My Passion' to BVI for LatAm

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Buena Vista International picks up Adrian Suar-starring comedy.

Lazio

Lazio targets international films with co-production fund

22-May-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

Fund earmarks €10m in grants.

Redoubtable

'Redoubtable' falters on Screen’s Cannes jury grid

22-May-2017 | By

The Meyerowitz Stories garners more favourable reaction on day four.

UK film centre

BFI, Bac Films execs give tips for closing co-productions

22-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Experts were talking at panel hosted in the UK film centre at Cannes.

uk panel

UTA agent David Flynn: 'We can all benefit from Netflix'

21-May-2017 | By

Cannes panel debate rise of digital giants at UK Film Centre.

the keeper of lost causes

Christoffer Boe to direct final 'Department Q' feature

21-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Film i Vast launches title at Cannes slate presentation.

Amant double BPM

Cannes contenders 'Amant Double' and 'BPM' score key deals

21-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Ozon erotic thriller and Campillo romance have sold in multiple markets.

China

Nine Wild Bunch films acquired by China's Weying

21-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Deal brokered by CAA sees Loveless, Redoubtable and You Were Never Really Here head to China.

Holliday Grainger

Holliday Grainger boards 'Tell It To The Bees' with Film Constellation

21-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Alison Owen to exec produce period romance.

Ip Man spin-off

'Ip Man' spin-off heading to UK, North America

21-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Well Go USA also scores key deals for Invincible Dragon.

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