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Ex Machina

Ex Machina teaser trailer

To erase the line between man and machine is to obscure the line between men and gods. If this sounds like a high-falutin’ Screen editorial meeting, it isn’t.

Shadowing

Cinema and the city

Duncan Speakman from production company Circumstance, which creates cinematic experiences in unexpected environments, on the future of cinema in the city.

Iain Smith

Making a film is a series of problems to solve

Film producer Iain Smith OBE on forging a career in film production and the importance of continuing to develop your skills in the industry

When Kevin Feige met the press

Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige looked like he had the world in his hands when he strolled on to the stage at El Capitan Theatre on October 28.

Rick Baker

Make-up legend Rick Baker talks craft

Men In Black, The Wolfman, The Grinch, The Nutty Professor… Rick Baker has created dozens of memorable faces in his time.

VIDEO: Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2014

Highlights from the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, updated daily.

From A to B

Abu Dhabi opener proves crowd-pleaser

Pan Arab road movie From A to B proves a crowd-pleaser on opening night of Abu Dhabi Film Festival.

Big Hero 6 press conference Tokyo

Big Hero 6 launches in Tokyo

Disney’s latest animation received its world premiere in Tokyo, with the directors and producer in attendance.

Susanne Bier

Serena director Susanne Bier gives NFTS masterclass

The director talks about working with Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper on Serena

TIFFCOM

TIFFCOM talks adaptations

A panel at this week’s TIFFCOM discussed how figuring out who owns the rights to a novel can be a complicated business in Japan.

2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, new trailer

The sci-fi classic gets a re-cut trailer ahead of a re-release in the UK.

Allan Niblo Tom Green

Tom Green, Allan Niblo give NFTS masterclass

The writer-director and producer of Monsters: Dark Continent talk about the story behind the film.

The Nostalgist

The Nostalgist launches online

We Are Colony has released Giacomo Cimini’s ambitious, award-winning sci-fi short The Nostalgist starring Lambert Wilson (Of Gods and Men) and Samuel Joslin (The Impossible, Paddington).

Mumbai Film Festival screenwriting panel

Where have all the writers gone?

Some of India’s leading filmmakers discussed the country’s lack of creative screenwriters during a Mumbai Film Festival panel discussion.

Laura Poitras on Skype at LFF

Laura Poitras talks Citizenfour

Laura Poitras’ Citizenfour, the remarkable documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, had its UK premiere at the BFI London Film Festival last night, in an event that was broadcast live to 70 cinemas across the UK.

Lost in Translation

Ask the Experts

Screen asked festival and awards season experts: ‘Which actor or director would you like to be stuck with in an elevator?’

Colette Naufal

Going local and global in Beirut

Colette Naufal talks about building the Beirut International Film Festival.

Gary Davy, Jeanne McCarthy, Matthew Lessall and Deborah Aquila

Casting calls...

A panel of top casting directors from the US and UK offered tips during an industry panel at the BFI London Film Festival.

Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette

Cancer goes 'badass' with Miss You Already

Director Catherine Hardwicke and stars Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette took a break from their busy shooting schedule for Miss You Already in London last week to meet with journalists and breast cancer survivors.

Billy Elliot

Event cinema comes of age

Billy Elliot, André Rieu and Monty Python are leading the charge for the growth of event cinema.

A new adventure for the Moomins

Tove Jansson’s niece Sophia is part of the team behind a new Moomins feature film (playing at the BFI London Film Festival) that draws on the spirit and style of the author’s classic comic strips.

Busan After Dark

Busan After Dark

If you’ve been to the Busan International Film Festival, you’ll probably know about the fish tank bars by Haeundae beach, where they serve all kinds of raw seafood and some cooked.

Joshua Oppenheimer

Oppenhemier talks to AND about his docs

Joshua Oppenheimer spoke at Busan’s Asian Network of Documentary (AND) about his Venice Grand Jury prizewinner, The Look Of Silence, and its preceding companion piece The Act Of Killing.

Screenwriter Guy Hibbert gives NFTS masterclass

Award-winning screenwriter’s latest work is drone drama Eye in the Sky, set to star Aaron Paul and Helen Mirren.

Disney animator Glen Keane gives NFTS masterclass

Animation supervisor on The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast shares experiences.

Kim Dong Ho

Kim Dong-ho busy in his “retirement”

Supposedly retired, former BIFF director Kim Dong-ho still works with the festival, heads a presidential committee and is running a cinematic graduate school at Dankook University.

Thailand

Thailand introduces speed dating to Busan

Thailand’s DITP has introduced a “sanuk” way of getting to know the Thai film industry through speed dating with an added incentive of free drinks.

Asia Argento discusses her father

The Italian director and former actress talked to a small group of journalists in Busan about her Cannes title Misunderstood, why she no longer wants to act, and the influence of her father, horror director Dario Argento.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend

Hollywood shaken up by Netflix ambitions

Hollywood has just watched a Netflix horror movie called The Future.

Asghar Farhadi

Busan’s New Currents jury talks cinema

BIFF’s New Currents jury, led by A Separation director Asghar Farhadi, discussed cinema and judging strategies, and in the case of Bong Joon Ho, why he wasn’t at the opening ceremony.

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