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Venice reveals starry 2016 line-up

Nocturnal Animals, Jackie, The Light Between Oceans among star-studded line-up.

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KICKS

D Films acquires 'Kicks' for Canada

28-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The edgy distributor has picked up Canadian rights to Justin Tipping’s coming-of-age drama and winner of the best cinematography in a US narrative feature prize at Tribeca.

Bad Blood

Shoreline Entertainment bites into 'Bad Blood'

28-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Morris Ruskin’s Los Angeles-based company has picked up worldwide sales rights to the genre film following its international premiere at the Fantasia Film Festival last week.

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Cineworld completes $124m deal for five Empire cinemas

28-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Acqusitions include the nine-screen Empire Leicester Square [pictured], while Cineworld Haymarket will be taken over by Empire.

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Sky profits break $2bn

28-Jul-2016 | By Peter White, Broadcast

The pay-TV broadcaster saw profits surge 12% over the last year.

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San Sebastian unveils 2016 Spanish selection

28-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Three Spanish titles will compete for this year’s Golden Shell.

A House Is Not A Home

MVD Entertainment picks up 'A House Is Not A Home'

28-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray directed the horror film by DeInstitutionalized starring Bill Cobbs, Richard Grieco and Eddie Steeples.

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Oliver Stone headed to Zurich fest with 'Snowden'

28-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Shailene Woodley also set to attend.

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Secret Cinema’s 'Dirty Dancing' closes with $2.5m box office

28-Jul-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Takings beat original 1987 release and 2007 re-release combined.

Battle of the Sexes

Sierra/Affinity dances with silver dollar comedy 'Poms'

27-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: US-UK production about a 60+ cheerleading squad is to be directed by The Battle Of The Sexes’ Zara Hayes.

20th Century Women

'20th Century Women' named NYFF centrepiece

27-Jul-2016 | By

Mike Mill’s upcoming drama will receive its world premiere at the 54th New York Film Festival on October 8.

Moos

Menemsha Films acquires 'Moos'

27-Jul-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Neil Friedman’s Los Angeles-based company has picked up North American rights to the Dutch dramedy.

IT

RLJ Entertainment snaps up 'IT'

27-Jul-2016 | By

The company has acquired US distribution rights from Voltage Pictures to the Pierce Brosnan thriller.

Frontieres

Frontières five team up on anthologies

27-Jul-2016 | By

As Montreal genre festival Fantasia’s Frontières International Co-Production Market wrapped, it emerged that five participants have teamed up to release a series of anthologies curated from the Little Terrors short film festival in Toronto.

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John Leonetti to direct 'Wish Upon' for Broad Green

27-Jul-2016 | By

The director of global horror hit Annabelle will helm the horror-thriller.

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EU accepts Paramount concessions in pay-TV probe

27-Jul-2016 | By Tom Grater

Five other studios continue to be investigated for anti-competitive licensing deals with Sky UK.

Masami Takahash

Warner Bros Japan names Masami Takahashi president

27-Jul-2016 | By Natalia Kolenko

Current president Millard Ochs will transition into advisory role.

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BFI in hunt for diversity executive

27-Jul-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Diversity manager Deborah Williams leaves BFI this month after one year in role.

Wanda Group

Wanda acquires Chinese movie portal Mtime

27-Jul-2016 | By

Media giant Wanda has purchased the ticketing platform for $350m.

ITV Studios

ITV Studios revenue surges

27-Jul-2016 | By Miranda Blazeby, Broadcast

The broadcaster’s profits grew 9% year-on-year, with its production arm seeing revenues soar.

Chris Melendandri

Venice to fete 'Minions' producer Chris Meledandri

27-Jul-2016 | By Natalia Kolenko

Illumination Entertainment founder and The Secret Life Of Pets producer will be honoured with an in conversation event and a special screening.

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DIGITAL EDITIONS

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COMMENT/BLOGS

William Sargent

Framestore CEO William Sargent looks to the future of film

13-Jul-2016 | By William Sargent

Films will soon exist in formats we can’t yet even imagine. Fundamental change will help meet the challenge, writes Framestore CEO and co-founder Sir William Sargent.

Top Of The Lake

Why are so many film producers getting into TV?

29-Jun-2016 | By Askandar Samad, Reed Smith LLP

COMMENT: Askandar Samad, partner in the Entertainment and Media Industry Group at law firm Reed Smith, considers the driving forces that are luring more UK film producers to TV.

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Ricardo Darin

Ricardo Darín: "I'm fine filming in Spanish, thank you"

Wild Tales star talks Hollywood, playing the Argentinian president in his next film and which directors he would most like to work with.

Jeremy Isaacs

Jeremy Isaacs talks Channel 4 privatisation, 'The World At War' and director Jack Gold

Founding chief executive of Channel 4 discusses potential privatisation and career highlights.

Realive

Fantasia: Mateo Gil talks sci-fi 'Realive' and regular collaborator Alejandro Amenábar

Spanish writer-director’s futuristic spin on the Frankenstein story received its world premiere in Montreal on Saturday [July 23].

Bed of the Dead

Fantasia: 'Bite' team on genre challenges and a "game changer"

Rising Canadian outfit Black Fawn Films discuss their Fantasia world premiere Bed Of The Dead and challenges and opportunities in the genre space today.

Comic-Con

Comic-Con: searching for gems among the tentpoles

In the last few years, Hollywood has learned to play alongside TV in the Comic-Con sandbox. This year, it will have to settle for second best.

Padilha

José Padilha talks Netflix series, 'Entebbe' and Hollywood battles

“I’d rather face reality than make movies about superheroes,” says the Narcos executive producer, who is currently tackling Brazil’s Petrobas scandal.

SCREEN AWARDS

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Screen Awards 2016: first wave of judges revealed Video

Deadline approaching for film industry awards.

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VIDEO: Screen Awards 2015 Video

The winners, the party and the glamour from the Screen Awards 2015.

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