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John McVay

John McVay: "Producers stand to lose $9bn from DSM"

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.

Adam Valdez NFTS

Adam Valdez talks 'The Jungle Book' VFX with NFTS students

The Jungle Book’s visual effects supervisor delivered a talk to NFTS students.


Gallery: Screen's UK reception

Screen celebrated the UK’s industry at Cannes with a reception on the beach.


Cannes 2016: Competition Blog - 'Elle, the end...'

Fionnuala Halligan blogs on the Cannes Competition titles straight from the Palais.

Borg McEnroe Shia La Beouf

Cannes: Shia LaBeouf unleashes a volley

LaBeouf will play John McEnroe in forthcoming tennis rivalry film Borg/McEnroe.

Oasis Documentary

Liam Gallagher rolls into Cannes with 'Supersonic'

Gallagher is here with director Mat Whitecross (pictured) to promote the forthcoming Oasis doc, now titled Supersonic.

Andrew Macdonald

Andrew Macdonald gives NFTS masterclass

BAFTA multi award-winning producer of Trainspotting and Ex Machina gave a masterclass to NFTS students.

Richard Linklater

Richard Linklater jokes that 'Boyhood' "should have won the Oscar"

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 in JOURNEYMAN

New image: Paddy Considine in 'Journeyman'

Paddy Considine-starring boxing drama will promo screen at Cannes.


Screening Room: reason to be fearful?

Proposal to smash theatrical release windows has cast a pall over the industry, writes Screen US editor Jeremy Kay.


Bono hails 'Street' that has a name

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.

Michael Maxtone Smith

Cross-border access and the Digital Single Market: a poorer new landscape?

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.

VIDEO: 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' first trailer

Trailer offers a glimpse at the film set between Episodes III and IV.

Andy Millmore

What use can I make of other people’s material without needing consent?

Harbottle & Lewis partner Andy Millmore outlines the need for consent when using third-party material in film.

Confessions of a telly addict

Screen editor Matt Mueller on preparing for Cannes and catching up on top TV drama.

The Big Question: TV at film festivals

Should film festivals be looking to add, or expand upon, high-end TV drama strands?


'Shell' director Scott Graham: "I’m happy to take a few knocks"

Former Screen Star Of Tomorrow Scott Graham talks about recutting his Edinburgh title Iona and the value of taking a few knocks along the way.

Moving Parts

Trinidad-based director of 'Moving Parts' turns to Kickstarter

American film-maker Emilie Upczak is appealing to backers to support a Kickstarter campaign for her human smuggling drama.

Gerard Butler films without borders

'London Has Fallen' interns hail "life-changing" experience

Lionsgate teamed up with charity Films Without Borders to offer internships on the Gerard Butler-starring sequel.

Secret Cinema

Secret Cinema gets political

Classic cinema and contemporary clashes crossover in the latest production from Secret Cinema.

Chris O'Connor

Academy Awards 2016: The power of partnership

GUEST BLOG: British Consul General Chris O’Connor celebrates an enduring and outstanding transatlantic partnership ahead of Sunday’s Oscar ceremony.

Johann Johannsson

'Sicario' composer: get music into the DNA of a film

Oscar nominee Johann Johannsson spoke about collaborating with Denis Villeneueve on a panel at Stockfish Film Festival .

London Gay Men's Chorus

GALLERY: We Are UK Film party in Berlin

Hosted by the British Council and the BFI, the We Are UK Film party at the Berlin Film Festival featured a performance from the London Gay Men’s Chorus.

BAFTAs 2016

What the BAFTA wins mean for the Oscars

Oscar voters across the Atlantic will have felt some ripples from BAFTA’s Sunday night awards show as they weigh up their own choices.


Berlin: Leading industry figures show support for Busan

Busan International Film Festival has been under government pressure since 2014.

Berlin football tournament

Pitch perfect: Pandastorm hosts Berlinale football tournament

Away from the MGB and hotel offices, the stakes ran high at the annual Berlinale Indoor Soccer Tournament sponsored by German distributor Pandastorm on Friday night.

European Shooting Stars 2016

Shooting Stars land in Berlin

The initiative selects ten emerging film talents from across Europe.


Gallery: Screen hosts Berlin party with Sargent-Disc, UKTI

Pictures from Screen’s party celebrating the opening of the EFM at the Catwalk Lounge and Bar, Marriott, Berlin.

Suffragette Cary Mulligan Sarah Gavron

The Big Question: Diversity

What one thing can be done - however small - to bring more minorities and women into the film industry?

Abigail Payne

What terms must I include if I commission a screenplay from a writer?

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Abigail Payne, a partner in the Film and Television Group of law firm Harbottle & Lewis, explains.