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Born Yesterday

How to… option rights in a book for film

You have stumbled across a book which you think will be perfect for your feature film debut. How do you go about acquiring the rights? Here is a quick guide from Sarah Lazarides, a senior associate at law firm Harbottle & Lewis

Sparrows

Runar Runarsson’s 'Sparrows', exclusive trailer

Screen exclusively premieres the international trailer for Runar Runarsson’s second feature, Sparrows.

Rock The Kasbah

'Rock The Kasbah' trailer arrives

If you have been paying attention to this corner of the site recently you will know that Bill Murray plays a washed-up rock manager who champions a Pashtun teen in her bid to win Afghanistan’s version of American Idol.

The Young Pope

Jude Law in 'The Young Pope', first image

Drama directed by Paolo Sorrentino.

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Timothy Spall in 'Eye Digress', exclusive first image

Spall plays all 15 characters in Stephen Cookson’s latest film.

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First look at Dominic Cooper in 'Stratton'

Dominic Cooper stars as SBS agent John Stratton in the new action thriller from director Simon West.

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Sarajevo: State of the Region (comment)

Sarajevo Film Festival’s Mirsad Purivatra and Jovan Marjanovic, and the European Commission’s Dag Asbjornsen preview this year’s Regional Forum.

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'Dheepan' cast talk life after Cannes

Stars of Palme d’Or winner discussed the film at the Sarajevo Film Festival.

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'The Second Mother' opens Sarajevo fest

Brazilian director Anna Muylaert takes to the stage.

I Saw The Light

First look: Tom Hiddleston, 'I Saw The Light'

Loki plays Hank Williams in Marc Abraham’s upcoming biopic.

'The Hateful Eight' trailer

They are mad, bad and dangerous to know and if you live in the US they are headed your way in Ultra Panavision 70mm on December 25.

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What festivals can learn from each other

Screen asked the participants at the fifth-annual Developing Your Film Festival course what tips they took away from expert speakers and their peers.

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Being an outsider is an asset not a hindrance

Leslee Udwin, producer of East Is East and West Is West and director/producer of the controversial, powerful documentary India’s Daughter, laid out what became a key theme of an amazing day of engagement, connections and huge talent, writes Derek Richards.

Michael Moore teases 'Where To Invade Next' details

What do we know so far about Moore’s latest documentary?

Becoming Bulletproof

'Becoming Bulletproof' to get US release

A multiple award-winning documentary about the making of a Western shot entirely with a cast of actors living with disability is to start a limited run in New York this autumn.

Spotlight

Early awards hopefuls plant flags

New York and Venice had each set sail into awards season amid a squall of potent announcements by the time Toronto entered the fray on Tuesday with a flotilla of programming highlights.

Eye In The Sky

GALLERY: Toronto 2015 gala films

Pictures of the gala films set to screen at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival.

The Martian

Toronto trailers: gala screenings

A Lance Armstrong biopic, Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi and Julianne Moore’s latest are amongst the galas in Toronto this year.

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Motovun has fiery start for 18th edition

Motovun Film Festival kicked off Saturday night by giving each attendee a lighter and a sparkler for a group photo.

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Fantasia: Frontières launches sixth edition

Screendaily reports from the pitching session of the sixth Frontières International Co-Production Market at Fantasia.

RKSS at Turbo Kid Canadian premiere

Fantasia: 'Turbo Kid' comes home

Ian Sandwell talks to RKSS about the journey of their genre festival hit Turbo Kid.

Watch 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2' trailer

When Lionsgate screened the official trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 at Comic-Con earlier this month it is safe to say the crowd reacted positively.

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'Spectre' trailer lands

Pulsing action, dangerous romances and mysterious villains: the first full trailer for the latest James Bond film is here.

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Actor-turned-director Gareth Tunley talks debut 'The Ghoul'

Actor Gareth Tunley, a Ben Wheatley regular, spoke to Screen about his feature debut The Ghoul, a recipient of a John Brabourne Awards grant.

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New York Asian Film Festival 2015

The 2015 festival came to a conclusion on July 11 with the screening of Coin Locker Girl.

Jerusalem commemorates Lia van Leer

Old friends and industry pay tribute to “godmother of the festival mafia”.

Epic Pictures unveils 'Turbo Kid' poster

Those who caught the retro-fuelled adventure in Sundance will know the festival favourite is a little gem. Those who didn’t can look forward to the August 28 US release via Epic Pictures Releasing.

Netflix

Wagner Moura is Pablo Escobar in Netflix's ‘Narcos’

The streaming giant has dropped the trailer to its upcoming ten-part series about the 1980’s kingpins who ran the cocaine trade.

Southside With You

First pics from 'Southside With You'

IM Global and producers State Street Pictures of the Barbershop fame have commenced production on the romantic dramedy inspired by Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date.  

Suicide Squad

Warner Bros posts ‘Suicide Squad’ footage

The studio was not going to let leaked footage of its upcoming DC Comics adaptation spoil its Comic-Con party.

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