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Stanley Nelson

Stanley Nelson talks burden of history, power of crowdfunding

RiverRun honoree talks about crowdfunding support for theatrical launch of The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution.

Chris Gallaway on the Appalachian Trail

An Appalachian 'Journey'

One of the audience hits at this year’s RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is Chris Gallaway’s documentary The Long Start To The Journey.

Charlotte Bruus Christensen Thomas Vinterberg

Thomas Vinterberg gives NFTS masterclass

Far From The Madding Crowd director joined by cinematographer Charlotte Bruus Christensen.

Paramount CinemaCon

Cruise, Arnie, The Rock wow CinemaCon

Attendees at the annual Las Vegas shindig know they are always in for a treat and Paramount and Warner Bros did not disappoint in their content-heavy A-list presentations.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer screengrab

Second 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' teaser released

Harrison Ford and Peter Mayhew, as Han Solo and Chewbacca, are the first of the original cast to be glimpsed in the new teaser.

Macbeth

Cannes: surprises and no-shows

With titles yet to be announced (up to three for Competition) Thierry Fremaux has presented an artistic selection which feels fresh and new, even though it’s anchored by exciting auteur ‘names’ – Audiard, Haynes, Villeneuve, Sorrentino, Van Sant.

CPH PIX's Foley workshop

The sound of CPH PIX

A Bob Hund concert and a Foley demonstration show Copenhagen’s embrace of sound work.

BFI Film Academy

BFI Film Academy: Opportunity Knocks

Nikki Christie, Head of Education & Skills at the BFI, writes here about working with Creative Skillset to support placement of outstanding young film talent into UK film companies.

Ali and Nino

Asif Kapadia's 'Ali & Nino', first look

Adam Bakri, Maria Valverde, Mandy Patinkin and Connie Nielsen, star in the period romance.

Bypass

How 'Bypass' took the direct distribution route

Ahead of its release this weekend, Bypass producer Samm Haillay reveals the direct distribution strategy for the film – timed to precede the UK General Election.

Snowden

'Snowden': second-look pic released

Pssst! Don’t look now but it’s Edward Snowden and Lindsay Mills strolling past the Washington Monument.

Aries

'2001: A Space Odyssey' model fetches high price at auction

Ever wondered how much the Aries 1B Trans-Lunar Space Shuttle from 2001: A Space Odyssey would set you back? Let Screen be your guide.

Southpaw

Southpaw trailer

With customary deft marketing footwork, The Weinstein Company has dropped the first trailer of its upcoming Jake Gyllenhaal drama in time to whet appetites before the summer release.

Cannes poster 2015

Cannes 2015 poster pays tribute to Ingrid Bergman

Cannes Film Festival envokes classic Hollywood with an image of the late star.

Rogue Nation

'Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation' trailer

Ethan Hunt is back, which means Tom Cruise gets to play with guns, ride motorbikes and climb things again – and boy, does this new trailer from Paramount make it look worth the wait.

The art of 360-degree storytelling

This week the BFI hosted an industry forum exploring the creative possibilities of virtual reality (VR).

Pixels

First trailer for 'Pixels' lands

Sony’s action-comedy hits US cinemas on July 24.

Forbidden City, Beijing

UK-China co-production treaty offers opportunities... and risk

The opportunities for UK film in China have been given a boost by the recent UK-China co-production treaty, but producers still face the risk that a film will not be approved, according to Jonathan Berger and Alastair Lorimer of law firm Harbottle & Lewis and Kevin Guo of TransAsia Lawyers.

Doha

Doha’s got talent

Doha’s new Qumra event is a career-changing event that connects experts with emerging filmmakers. Wendy Mitchell analyses what made the gathering so special.

Medeas

New trailer for Medeas

Andrea Pallaoro’s award-winning debut feature will be released on iTunes and Google Play later this month.

Gael Garcia Bernal’s world shooting guide

Mexican actor and filmmaker Gael Garcia Bernal prides himself on the fact he has shot films all over the world.

Suffragette

Suffragette's Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan pose for Women's Day

The female cast and crew of the forthcoming feature pose with the ancestors of Emmeline Pankhurst.

The Void

VIDEO: Winnipeg duo ready to enter The Void

Canadian make-up and effects professionals Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie have taken to Indiegogo in a bid to begin effects work as early as possible on their upcoming horror.

Yasmin Fedda in Glasgow

Yasmin Fedda talks Queens of Syria

Documentary film-maker Yasmin Fedda didn’t know quite how her latest film would take shape, so she embedded herself in the world she was filming and let the stories unfold.

Oscars 2015: analysis

If the 87th annual Academy Awards ceremony was devoid of the kind of shocks that fuel a week’s worth of water cooler conversations, it was not lacking in a creeping tide of subversion.

Oscars

Oscars 2015: As it happened

Jeremy Kay’s live blog of the 87th Academy Awards from Los Angeles.

Alan Rickman in Glasgow

Glasgow: Alan Rickman's birthday Chaos

Alan Rickman spent his 69th birthday in Glasgow last night to present a screening of A Little Chaos, his second film as a director.

Internet Cat Video Festival Glasgow

Herding cats in Glasgow

The famed Internet Cat Video festival makes its UK debut, and the crowd purrs with approval.

Oscars Neil Patrick Harris

Oscars 2015: Who will win, who should win

Screen predicts who will walk away with the big awards on Sunday night - and how that may differ from who should win.

Kate McCullagh

The cruel reality of screenwriting credits

Kate McCullagh reveals the pitfalls and disputes behind securing a film screenwriting credit.

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