It’s an Olympic year again, and despite being overshadowed by the US mass media’s inflated coverage of its upcoming presidential election, the Games in Brazil represent a culmination of many athletes’ lifelong journeys to represent their countries on the most respected stage in athletics.
Creative England CEO Caroline Norbury suggests documentary filmmakers should hit upon a subject matter or story that has the potential to impact society - and how her organisation is working to support the filmmaker’s vision.
Studiocanal, Blueprint Pictures and BBC Films have released first images of Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz in their previously untitled Colin Crowhurst drama, which is now called ‘The Mercy’.
Screen editor Matt Mueller discusses the shifting sands of the digital age and looks ahead to CineEurope and the Annecy animation festival.
The Edinburgh Film Festival got off to a glittering start on a damp evening in the Scottish capital.
Who should be the new James Bond and who should direct their first outing?
Jude Law plays Pope Pius XIII in the TV series directed by Paolo Sorrentino.
A collection of images from the 70-year history of the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
Unsung hero Jan Tomalin on her award-winning career.
Virtual reality and immersive story-telling are all the rage and the Annecy Animation Festival is about to offer a taste when Google premieres a short from its Spotlight Stories series.
The director behind City Of Dreams: A Musical, which received its world premiered at Sheffield Doc/Fest on Sunday, on why he uses song and music in his documentaries.
Sheffield Doc/Fest head on how the festival explores who is telling the stories, how are audiences watching, and who has the funds.
The director of Philomena, The Queen and new release Florence Foster-Jenkins spoke to NFTS students.
Visitors to the Denver Film Society who were unable to catch X-Men: Apocalypse at the Colorado non-profit’s signature Sie FilmCenter last weekend will get another opportunity this weekend. Why is this of note, you ask?
Sundance Film Festival London kicked off in style at the Langham Hotel on June 2.
What’s in a name? Kostyantyn Lobov of London law firm Harbottle & Lewis on the pitfalls behind film titles.
Critically-acclaimed director Lone Scherfig delivers masterclass to NFTS students.
COMMENT: A strong digital economy is in everyone’s interest but the Digital Single Market agenda risks leaving us poorer, says John McVay, CEO of UK independent producers body Pact.
The Jungle Book’s visual effects supervisor delivered a talk to NFTS students.
Screen celebrated the UK’s industry at Cannes with a reception on the beach.
Fionnuala Halligan blogs on the Cannes Competition titles straight from the Palais.
LaBeouf will play John McEnroe in forthcoming tennis rivalry film Borg/McEnroe.
Gallagher is here with director Mat Whitecross (pictured) to promote the forthcoming Oasis doc, now titled Supersonic.
BAFTA multi award-winning producer of Trainspotting and Ex Machina gave a masterclass to NFTS students.
Writer-director Richard Linklater talked about new film Everybody Wants Some!! and missing out on the Oscar for Boyhood at London’s Barbican.
Paddy Considine-starring boxing drama will promo screen at Cannes.
Proposal to smash theatrical release windows has cast a pall over the industry, writes Screen US editor Jeremy Kay.
Talk about praise from above. In a memorably generous appraisal, none other than U2 frontman Bono himself said on Wednesday that the cast of Sing Street are even better than the real thing.
The Commission wants to make it easier for us to enjoy Europe’s rich cinematographic culture online, but its proposal may put that richness in jeopardy, argues Reed Smith film finance partner Michael Maxtone-Smith.
Trailer offers a glimpse at the film set between Episodes III and IV.