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Paddington Bear

Paddington Bear heads to a landmark near you

London to host 50 ‘life size’ bear statues as StudioCanal launches Paddington trail.

Is boycotting the answer in Israel?

Palestinian directors refused to show their films at the Jerusalem Film Festival last week in protest at Israeli treatment of Palestinians. Is it the right approach?

Life After Beth: Up in the attic

Ian Sandwell picks the brains of Jeff Baena, Aubrey Plaza and Matthew Gray Gubler to find out more about Life After Beth.

Star Wars: Episode VII X-Wing

Star Wars X-Wing unveiled by Abrams

In the latest manna from heaven for Star Wars fans, J.J. Abrams has teased an X-Wing Starfighter that will be used in next year’s Star Wars VII.

Mamoru Oshii

Mamoru Oshii honoured at Fantasia

Japanese film-maker receives Lifetime Achievement award on opening night of genre festival in Montreal.

Max Steel 2

Max Steel shows his mettle

The people behind Dolphin Films’ live-action adaptation of the Mattel property have released latest photos from the production as the stars and director prepare to descend on Comic-Con

Go Go Boys

The Go-Go Boys in Jerusalem

The Go-Go Boys themselves, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, were at the festival on Saturday night to celebrate Hilla Medalia’s documentary about them.

Yann Demange at BAM

Yann Demange’s ’71 launches BAM

The Bogota Audiovisual Market (BAM) opened on Monday night with British thriller ’71, starring Jack O’Connell.

When film can’t be business as usual

The disturbing experience of attending a film festival in a conflict zone; and how filmmakers can get their voices heard politically.

Park Chan Wook at his Jerusalem masterclass

Park Chan Wook talks genre twists in Jerusalem

The Korean master talks about how his life in 1980s Korea inspired Thirst, in a Jerusalem Film Festival masterclass.

David Mamet

David Mamet takes flight in Jerusalem

Filmmaker and writer David Mamet was at the Jerusalem Film Festival on Friday night for a public reading of his novella The Handle and The Hold.

Peter Gerard

Nigerian producers building distribution networks

Peter Gerard, director of audience development and content operations at Vimeo and inventor of Distrify, explains why.

Exodus: Gods And Kings

Exodus: Gods And Kings trailer

Christian Bale glowers, stares down authority and swings a weapon – and we’re not talking about the pitch meeting.

Toothless at Tower Bridge

Toothless soars through London

With the nationwide release of How to Train Your Dragon 2 this Friday, Fox arranged a kite stunt last week to mark its release.

Gone Girl

Gone Girl, new trailer

Fox has issued its classy but not especially thrilling new trailer for the Gillian Flynn adaptation, due out on October 3.

Island of the Apes

Fox, VICE unveil Apes doc

Motherboard documentary travels to Liberia to uncover the real monkey island.

Miroslav Ondrícek

Karlovy Vary trailer breaks tradition

This year’s star of the KVIFF official trailer breaks with tradition by featuring the festival’s top award in a positive light.

Venice reveals 2014 poster

It’s Antoine Doinel…now with flying fish!

South Korea unveils world's biggest screen

In South Korea, Lotte Cinema’s Super Plex G has qualified as the world’s biggest screen in the Guinness World Records.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman, first look

The first image of Henry Cavill in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice has been released.

Joshua Oppenheimer at ICA

Act of Killing celebrates ICA anniversary

Award-winning documentary has achieved 52 weeks of continuous play at London venue.

Ambleside premiere queue

Downhill travels far

Independent British comedy finds success with innovative release. Screen talks to the film’s director James Rouse.

Patrick Monahan, Vanessa Feltz, Ben Ofoedu, and Paul Logan

CTBF party unmasked

Slideshow of some top costumes at CTBF’s London Party.

Going Ape In Hollywood

Going ape in Hollywood

Gary Oldman and Andy Serkis joined Dawn of The Planet Of The Apes director Matt Reeves for a post-screening Q&A in Hollywood on Monday night (June 30).

Rolling Stones on Monty Python

Mick Jagger jokes: “It’s a bunch of wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth.”

Monty Python gang 2014

Monty Python: event cinema release is best goodbye

As the famed comedy troupe prepares to launch its 10 shows at the O2, Eric Idle says last show in more than 1800 cinemas worldwide will be “saying goodbye publicly.”

Bob Mayson

The evolution of 3D

The 3D landscape has changed beyond recognition over the last ten years, writes RealD Europe MD Bob Mayson.

Max Hattler

Auteurs still push analogue animation

While 3D animation used in large-scale feature films is a pinnacle for efficiency and high resolution finishing, analogue styles including 2D sketches, painting, and collage layering are still at the heart of animation today.

Superhot

Animation in the game

Video games, music videos and animation seamlessly tie in together, but as discussed in Fest Anca’s newly formed Game Days organised by Sector.sk, the merging of fields is treated with caution. 

Edwyn Collins

Exploring possibilities with Edwyn Collins

Pulse Films creatives explained how incorporating narrative into documentaries helps push the boundaries of the genre, in a panel at London’s Open City Docs Festival.

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