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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 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 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.

Chris O'Connor

Four lessons from the global success of British films

Chris O’ Connor, British Consul General based in Los Angeles, on British strength in awards season.

Walter Isaacson

The value of The Imitation Game

Former CNN chairman Walter Isaacson on why Alan Turing was a human, not a machine.

Eisenstein In Guanajuato trailer

See the trailer for Peter Greenaway’s recent Berlinale world premiere.

Love Theft and Other Entanglements

Making a Palestinian jazzy fairytale

Muayad Alayan makes his feature debut with Love, Theft and Other Entanglements, a Palestinian feature screening in Panorama.  

Director Jack Pettibone Riccobono and producer Shane Slattery-Quintanilla

The Seventh Fire: from wild rice to Terrence Malick

Director Jack Pettibone Riccobono and producer Shane Slattery-Quintanilla talk about how their intimate study of a troubled Native American community drew in high-profile collaborators.

Out of Nature stunt

Brisk run for Nature

Potsdamer Place was the location of a unique marketing stunt for Out of Nature on Sunday [Feb 8].

Broadcast blues

The Berlinale’s European Film Market kicks off the year’s dealmaking for the European film industry in earnest.

Bert and Bernie

Well-behaved women seldom make history

Bert is one half of the UK-based directing duo Bert & Bertie, who recently participated in the Fox Directors Initiative.

Indie cinema: the big squeeze

With theatrical space for independent cinema being squeezed it is important to consider the complex process of interaction that leads to a cinemagoer buying a ticket, says Jonathan Olsberg

The Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four trailer

Fox has dropped the first teaser for its summer superhero reboot.

Beyond Clueless

Self-distributing Beyond Clueless in the UK

Producer Catherine Bray on the Beyond Clueless team’s strategy for self-distributing the crowd-funded doc.

IFFR Meet and Greet

Rotterdam: Meet and Greet

“Meet And Greet” is IFFR’s new initiative to allow the public and industry visitors to encounter filmmakers in an informal setting.

Marten Rabarts IFFR Live Atlantic

IFFR Live: from Rotterdam to the world

I’m not sure what it felt like in Ljubljana or Dundee, but from Rotterdam the first IFFR Live screening of Jan-Willem van Ewijk’s drama Atlantic. was quite exciting.

Jeremy Kay

Respect the producer

Precisely what a producer does is one of the murkiest questions in cinema.


Selma’s bad timing

The exclusion of Selma’s David Oyelowo from the Oscar nominations is more than a snub - it’s an injustice.


Oscars 2015: nominations analysis

A day of big surprises confirmed Boyhood, Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel as front-runners for the best picture Oscar at the 87th Academy Awards.

Mr. Holmes

Second-look pic: Mr. Holmes

The second photo is out of Ian McKellen as the elderly sleuth in Mr. Holmes, seen here with youngster Milo Parker.

Golden Globes

Golden Globes winners: analysis

We learned very little from the 72nd annual Golden Globes ceremony on Sunday night, which is to take nothing away from the joy of the occasion and its proud championing of independent cinema.

Leave to Remain: the end of a long journey

Kate Cook and James Levison reflect on producing indie feature Leave to Remain, starring Toby Jones, the struggle to find an audience and an “impactful” distribution strategy.

Wendy Mitchell

Women of substance

Wendy Mitchell reflects on women in film over the past 12 months and what to look forward to in 2015.


Screen's top 10 films of 2014

Screen’s editorial staff picks their top 10 films of 2014.