The partners will co-produce the 3D fantasy-action and are searching for a name Hollywood director and star plus US and Chinese cast.
Wild Bunch has eschewed a theatrical release in France and opted for a VOD launch for Welcome To New York. Abel Ferrara and Gerard Depardieu will hit the Croisette for day-long event on fringe of Cannes Film Festival.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 rolled out in the first of its 15 territories through Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) this weekend, setting record opening days for 2014 in the UK, Germany, Australia and Belgium.
Fassbinder: Romantic Anarchist (Part 1) is being dubbed the most extensive presentation of Fassbinder’s films in New York since 1997 and runs from May 16-June 1.
The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present the 87th Oscars on February 22, 2015.
Chairman and CEO Charles S Cohen announced (17) that the company has picked up North American and English-language remake rights to the French thriller.
The veteran had served as Summit Entertainment’s president of worldwide marketing for the past six years and departs as Lionsgate and Summit integrate marketing operations.
The Official Selection for the 66th Cannes Film Festival has been unveiled in Paris.
EXCLUSIVE: Japan’s Nikkatsu Corporation has announced director Takashi Miike has started shooting Yakuza Apocalypse: The Great War Of The Underworld as of April 17.
Croisette regulars veterans Jean Luc Godard, Ken Loach and Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne will compete alongside Competition first-timers Alice Rohrwacher, Xavier Dolan and Damian Szifron at the Cannes Film Festival next month.
Scott Derrickson, who directed the 2012 original and reprises his co-writer role with C Robert Cargill, announced the news on Twitter.
EXCLUSIVE: Elisabeth Rasmussen directs story of British punk rocker.
Jackie Chan is set to star in Daniel Lee’s period action epic Dragon Blade, to be financed by start-up film fund Beijing Cultural Assets Chinese Film & Television Fund.
EXCLUSIVE: Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment has picked up all international rights to SXSW audience award winner Before I Disappear and will commence sales in Cannes.
Oliver Stone was characteristically outspoken on the second day of the Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF), challenging China to rethink international co-productions and start making films that examine its past.
Sam Bain & Jesse Armstrong’s TV series is shooting in and around London for a six-part series this autumn.
Jon Favreau’s comedy builds up most overall buzz, but Goodbye to All That leads the way with 81% intent-to-view.
A delegation of Chinese film and TV industry executives is heading to London in September to forge ties with UK indies and broadcasters as part of the Screen China event.
Narrated by Liam Neeson, the documentary [pictured] opened this year’s Belfast Film Festival.
Sony’s sequel garners most buzz and intent-to-view.
Former marketing manager for Lionsgate has been appointed head of marketing for UK distributor.
The distributor has picked up US rights to Morgan Creek and Emmett/Furla/Oasis’ biopic about the rapper.
The former Clinton era White House press secretary has been named evp of worldwide corporate communications and pubic affairs, replacing Sue Fleishman who is leaving after nine years in charge.
Henry Winkler will be the recipient of the 2014 Banff World Media Festival (BANFF) Award Of Excellence.
Fresh details have emerged on Italian-Canadian producer Andrea Iervolino’s new Canadian distributor-producer.
Abbas Kiarostami to head the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury.
Dutch director Sacha Polak is now attached to Mirror Productions’ Vita and Virginia.
Acort International has picked up international sales rights to Scavenger Killers and Sanctuary: Quite A Conundrum.
The global arm of AMC Networks is readying plans to launch the Sundance Channel in the UK.
Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida received the Skoda Film Prize for Best Film at Wiesbaden’s goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, which ended with the awards ceremony on Tuesday evening (April 15).
Two veterans and a newcomer shared the top honours at the Hellenic Film Academy (HFA) awards.
Seven awards granted to film venues in London.
Downtown Abey producer Carnival Films and Big Light Productions are developing a crime series about Sigmund Freud created by X-Files writer Frank Spotnitz.
The Maltese Government has announced a substantial increase in the cash rebates to filmmakers.
In a busy week for Alejandro González Iñárritu, the Mexican director is set to shoot in September for New Regency, RatPac and Worldview after he wraps production on Birdman.
Chloe Grace Moretz will star in the studio’s YA adaptation The 5th Wave that Graham King and Tobey Maguire are producing. Separately, Sharon Stone has joined Lionsgate’s American Ultra.
EXCLUSIVE: Hong Khaou’s debut sells to major markets for Protagonist.
Filmmaker Rebecca Zlotowski will preside over two juries at Cannes Critics Week.
UK delegation includes producers, distributors, exhibitors, sellers and agents.
Kit Harington, Jennifer Ehle star in feature update of hit TV series.
Nagraj Manjule’s entry has scooped the grand jury prize for best feature and Richie Mehta’s Siddarth earned an honourable mention at the 12th annual Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles.
Russian Roulette wins Official Selection Award, to screen at fest.
South Korean studio CJ E&M has announced English-language dance romance Make Your Move has sold to 54 countries for a total of $6.3m to date.
Cedomir Kolar, Kees Kasander among PriForum industry guests.
Discovery Communications and BSkyB are poised to announce a £350m deal to acquire UK broadcaster Channel 5 from Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell, according to Screen’s sister publication Broadcast.
The in-demand Australian filmmaker, whose The Rover is tipped for a Cannes berth, will write and direct the Brad Pitt starring vehicle for Plan B and RatPac Entertainment.
China Film Co has put money into its first Hollywood films, paying what is believed to be in excess of an eight-figure equity investment in the pair of Legendary projects.
Production has begun in New Orleans on Lionsgate’s action comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Bill Pullman. FilmNation handles international sales.
Principal photography has begun in Montreal on the modern-day fairy tale set in the world of fashion. Myriad Pictures handles world sales and will introduce in Cannes.
Screen International’s UK Stars of Tomorrow 2014 will be launched as part of parent company MBI’s new Creative Week.
Wong Kar Wai’s The Grandmaster nabbed 12 prizes at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, including best picture, best director and best actress for Zhang Ziyi.
EXCLUSIVE: Creative producer, business exec plan future collaborations.
Disney’s latest Marvel outing leapfrogs Rio 2 with $3m (£1.78m); Lionsgate’s The Quiet Ones posts non-final $1.1m (£681,305) debut for week’s highest new entry; eOne’s Calvary records third best opening of year in Ireland.
Picturehouse announces one-off screening for comedy sequel, followed by Q&A with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon.
Florian Habicht’s documentary about the Britpop band to receive its European premiere at the festival.
Guests attending the festival including Richard Ayoade and Catherine Breillat, while one of the themes focuses on The Seventh Seal.
EXCLUSIVE: Bright Cold Day Films/Patchwork Productions feature begins in Southampton.
Other projects supported by Romania’s film fund include Cristian Mungiu’s RMD and Tudor Giurgiu’s Apropierea.
A group of cinemas picked by ARRI to test out Deluxe’s open-access, point-to-point digital delivery network.
Hong Kong-based Emperor Motion Pictures has appointed production veteran Daniel Yu as production controller and Damon Chan as general manager, exhibition (PRC).
Alin Tasciyan elected as president of the International Federation of Film Critics.
Event screening for stage adaptation to screen at over 300 screens across the UK, followed by live Q&A with star Angela Lansbury.
UPDATED APRIL 14: Fox International’s animation sequel pipped Marvel/Disney’s Captain America 2 to the post in a close contest at the international box office as a confirmed $63.5m weekend trumped $60.3m.
Marvel Studios’ superhero sequel held on to pole position through Disney to reach $159m after two sessions and see off the challenge from Fox’s Rio 2.
The Case Against 8 won the top jury and audience documentary awards, while Ida prevailed in the narrative feature, screenplay and actress honours as the 16th annual RiverRun International Film Festival came to a close (13) in North Carolina.
Fox Searchlight and Regency Enterprises have positioned their Alejandro Iñárritu dark comedy in a prime awards season slot.
In a move that will come as little surprise, Lionsgate has announced (11) it is splitting up the third entry of its YA Divergent adaptation into two films.
A panel of experts at CPH PIX say that the luxury of public support for Danish film may be inhibiting risktaking and creating a ‘monoculture’ on screen.
Alcon Entertainment, Alloy Entertainment and Kira Davis’ 8:38 Productions have acquired screen rights to The Here And Now.
Eskil Vogt’s debut feature Blind continues its winning spree by taking home CPH PIX’s New Talent Grand Pix.
Patrick Bradley to create a new growth capital fund for mid-sized firms in films, TV and more.
The distributor has acquired North American rights to Sundance premiere White Bird In A Blizzard starring Shailene Woodley.
Film Movement has picked up US rights from Bac Films to Paolo Virzi’s Italian drama head of its North American premiere at Tribeca on April 18.
River Road chief Bill Pohlad is understood to be financing the romance for Sean Penn to direct starring Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem.
Italian firm to produce animated feature film about an adventurous gang of kids in Rome.
Teen action drama Divergent distinguished itself from the competition on social networks in the UK for its second week on release.
Content market launched inaugural Digital Fronts event showcasing online content.
Working Title Films’ Stephen Hawking drama Theory Of Everything will go on limited release through Focus Features on November 7 in the awards season corridor.
Festival top brass have also announced the programme for the fifth Tribeca Online Festival and Tribeca Film’s VOD slate during TFF, set to run from April 16-27.
Parkes/MacDonald Productions and Condé Nast Entertainment will develop See No Evil based on a 2013 WIRED feature about a drug operation.
Goldcrest Film Distribution has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Summit Distribution in a bid to recover millions of dollars it claims it is owed from profits made by the Twilight franchise.
Debut feature is from co-directors Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger and Samuel Theis.
Former Aardman Features exec Sarah Smith, has launched a UK animation studio with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and Double Negative.
eOne subsidiary acquires Julio Medem Spanish-language drama.
Oscar-winning director of An Inconvenient Truth making the film about the Pakistani teenager who survived a brutal assassination attempt by the Taliban.
EXCLUSIVE: Screen award-winner among seven features funded by Lithuanian Film Centre (LFC).
MipTV was awash with producers, networks and broadcasters looking for international partners to co-finance high-end drama projects that appeal beyond national borders.
A relatively quiet MipTV was good news for British producers and distributors, who took advantage of a noticeable lack of Americans to strike deals.
Video-sharing site DailyMotion has commissioned a ‘sci-fi hipster’ drama as its first piece of original scripted content, which will also receive a theatrical release.
With its third edition, which concluded on Wednesday, the Panama International Film Festival continued the year-on-year growth that is turning it into one of the region’s most important showcases for Ibero-American cinema.
Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier has amassed an even $250m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International and must be the favourite to dominate the arena for a third consecutive session.
Samuel Goldwyn Films has picked up US rights to Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland’s The Last Of Robin Hood. Separately, Vertical Entertainment has picked up Behaving Badly.
A Monster Calls, Juan Antonio Bayona’s adventure fantasy follow-up to The Impossible, will arrive in theatres in wide release in late 2016.
Another high-profile film director is jumping into TV as LA-based Gaumont International Television announced it has set up the hour-long drama Radiant Doors at WGN with Perfect Storm Entertainment.
Top brass at Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) have announced (9) the 2014 grantees of the TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund. Separately,the 2014 SFFS Documentary Film Fund recipients have been unveiled.
Ashley Schlaifer, who worked on Red and Now You See Me while at Summit, to head Pulse’s US development and production.
First projects under CineMater label include thriller DXM from Gallowwalkers director Andrew Goth and previously announced The Way of the Eagle, starring Jean Reno.
Update on the global movie market at the British Screen Advisory Council’s annual conference also claimed that box office remains the major driver of revenues for US studios; older audiences are increasingly important; and physical media remains ahead of digital - for now.
The Oscar-winning director of The Great Beauty signs deal with Sky Italia and Wildside.
Plans by the German government to slash the budget for incentive programme DFFF by €10m ($13.8m) has surprised the film community.
MIPTV: The X-Files and Hunted writer and producer is developing a slate of high-end television shows through his London-based Big Light Productions.
Organisers at the New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) have announced the full line-up for the 14th annual event.
The head of BBC Worldwide Productions also discussed the creation of sister company Adjacent Productions.
Maria Miller has resigned as culture secretary after an ongoing row over her expenses refused to die down.
MIPTV: New structure will be more active in co-productions. Current Rai Trade director Luigi De Siervo [pictured] to serve as CEO of new division.
EXCLUSIVE: Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment has closed multiple territories including a UK deal for the military thriller Boys Of Abu Ghraib.
LA and Paris-based Dynamic Television heads to MIPTV with a 10-part crime series to be directed by the Icelandic filmmaker.
US producer and writer Frank Spotnitz hits Croisette with multiple announcements. YouTube head of Entertainment Alex Carloss examines platform’s pulling power.
The $80m sale of the stake in Imax Corporation’s Greater China business to investment fund CMC Capital Partners (CMC) and private equity firm FountainVest Partners (FountainVest) values the company at $400m in the eyes of the investors.
The distributor has acquired North American rights to George C Wolfe’s drama starring Hilary Swank, Emmy Rossum and Josh Duhamel. Myriad Pictures handles international sales. Separately, ARC has picked up Louder Than Words.
The filmmaker behind hit The Kids Are All Right will be in situ at the Los Angeles Film Festival, set to run from June 11-19.
The Weinstein Company hierarchy announced (8) that production is underway on the Netflix original series based on the epic adventures of the legendary explorer.
EXCLUSIVE: Cate Blanchett is in talks to star in The Dig, a drama about one of Britain’s most famous archaeological finds - the Sutton Hoo burial grounds.
Argentinean director of Carancho and White Elephant to preside over the jury for Un Certain Regard.
As the television market kicked off in Cannes, actress Kim Cattrall, director Hugo Blick and crime-writer Michael Connelly were among those hitting the Croisette to promote their upcoming shows.
Adam Rehmeier, director of controversial feature The Bunny Game, is preparing to shoot a “hardcore” Western with the exec producer of Robert Redford’s The Company You Keep.
Berlin-based sales outfit Raspberry&Cream (R&C) is partnering with Jürgen Brüning Filmproduktion to co-produce Like Cattle Towards Glow, which aims to achieve a new way of portraying sex on screen.
Japanese pay-TV broadcaster WOWOW is to partnering on Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s documentary The New York Review of Books: A 50 Year Argument.
Disney and Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier topped the China box office during the week March 31-April 6, grossing $36.23m after just three days.
LevelK to handle international distribution on feature adapted from con artist stage show.
Scottish capital takes new steps in a bid to boost production.
Sudabeh Mortezai’s Macondo won the Firebird Award in the Young Cinema Competition of this year’s Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), while Tetsuichiro Tsuta’s The Tale Of Iya took the Jury Prize.
First edition in Brussels of Fantasia’s international co-production market runs April 10-12.
Hot on the heels of the record April opening weekend for Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Disney has cemented the release of the next instalment.
The New York-based distributor has partnered with the Duplass Brothers and Blumhouse Productions on a trilogy after the film’s recent debut at SXSW.
Distrib Films has acquired all US rights to Philippe Garrel’s Jealousy, which premiered at Venice 2013 and stars Louis Garrel, Anna Mouglalis, Rebecca Conevant, Olga Milshtein and Esther Garrel.
Katie Findlay has joined the psychothriller that recently commenced principal photography in Toronto. LA-based Moonstone Entertainment handles international sales.
EXCLUSIVE: Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) has set a June 3 VOD release for the sci-fi starring Tony Todd. Vantage Media International handles sales outside the US and will take the film to Cannes.
Fox’s sequel leads the way thanks to preview-boosted $4.8m (£2.9m) debut; Disney’s Winter Soldier heads up Fri-Sun weekend; Fox’s Grand Budapest Hotel becomes Wes Anderson’s best-ever UK performer.
Mickey Rooney, the Hollywood actor who spent his entire life in showbusiness, has died aged 93.
Fortissimo Films has reported its “most successful” Filmart ever and concluded sales on a raft of titles.
Film-makers Stephen Frears, Béla Tarr, Costa-Gavras, and veteran theatre director Peter Brook are among 50 leading figures of the European creative community to sign a declaration “For a New Deal for Culture in Europe.”
Richie Mehta’s film scooped the Best World Feature prize at the 17th Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF).
The 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival will run from January 27-February 7, 2015.
The North America VOD channel for European cinema has launched an online platform.
Chiwetel Ejiofor and Judi Dench win top prizes at the Irish Film & Television Awards, as Calvary and Philomena are handed best film trophies.
UPDATED APRIL 7: Emilio Martinez-Lazaro’s rom-com Ocho Apellidos Vascos will become on April 7 the biggest Spanish-language release of all time in Spain and Universal’s biggest release in the territory.
Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier grossed a confirmed $109.8m through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International (WDSMPI) powered by a mighty China debut to boost the early tally to $209.4m.
Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Soldier announced itself with an estimated $96.2m debut through Buena Vista that rewrote the record books for April opening weekends.
The Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award went to Darius Clark Monroe’s Evolution Of A Criminal as the 2014 Full Frame Film Documentary Film Festival came to a conclusion (April 6).
Michelle Monaghan and Peter Dinklage have joined Adam Sandler, Kevin James, and Josh Gad in the cast of Sony’s Pixels. Separately, Lionsgate has announced a cast change on The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2.
The studio has acquired US rights to Mike Flanagan’s genre film and reunites with Intrepid Pictures and MICA Entertainment, with whom it is collaborating on the upcoming Oculus.
Ridley Scott and Tom Hardy to executive produce period drama Taboo from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, financed by the BBC and Sonar Entertainment.
EXCLUSIVE: Vadim Jean directing British comedy with the Fraiser star.
Romania was the big winner at Vilnius’ Kino Pavasaris (Cinema Spring) festival with Tudor Cristian Jurgiu’s feature debut Japanese Dog was named Best Film in the New Europe - New Names competition.
The 15th Jeonju International Film Festival (JIFF) has announced its line-up with Opening Film to be the world premiere of Mad Sad Bad, a 3D zombie omnibus directed by Ryoo Seung-wan, Han Ji-seung and Kim Tae-yong.
The San Sebastian Film Festival has lined up 50 Eastern European features made since 2000.
Teen action drama Divergent leads the online buzz of films opening in the UK this week – but Captain America still commands the chart.
New Premium Large Format theatre opens in St Petersburg.
Short marks first production from GBK Hybrid and the first live action film from former Disney animator Richard Bazley.
Ross Bispham launches new online service, Ignite Film Fans, to help build a fan base for movie projects.
BAFTA to receive a share of £30m ($50m) in government funding to help improve the quality of online video.
Kino Lorber has acquired US rights to Mohammad Rasoulof’s Iranian drama about state censorship, Manuscripts Don’t Burn.
John Leguizamo, Lynn Collins and Jim Belushi have joined Patrick Wilson and Ian McShane on Atlas Independent’s The Man On Carrion Road, set to start shooting on April 14.
Output deal covers distribution of Summit label films in Germany and Austria.
EXCLUSIVE: Protagonist exec named head of acquisitions and development at Pinewood Pictures.
Endemol and Origin will jointly develop and finance a new slate of drama series for the UK and international markets, with EWD as distributor
IMAX Corporation is to expand its partnership with Cineworld Group PLC to cover a further 11 IMAX theatres.
EXCLUSIVE: New Europe Film Sales signs the Tribeca Film Festival Viewpoints opening film - vampire comedy Summer of Blood by Onur Tukel.
EXCLUSIVE: Aus/NZ distributor hires Coffee & Cigarettes as European consultant.
Ahead of this week’s NIKA Awards ceremony in Moscow, Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin heard the plans by Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky to re-launch the film festival in Crimea’s Yalta and the festival for children’s cinema in the small resort town of Gurzuf.
The 1923 film Love, Life and Laughter stars Betty Balfour.
New York-based entertainment PR firm Falco Ink has promoted Michelle DiMartino to account executive.
Non-profit outfit Film Independent is teaming with Quentin Tarantino for the event, centred on the filmmaker’s latest script that leaked online earlier this year.
Marvel Studios’ Captain America: The Winter Solider was due to cross $100m on April 3 heading into what is expected to be a mighty second international session.
Goldcrest Post has bolstered its picture post team with the appointment of three senior staff members.
EXCLUSIVE: Myriad Pictures announced (April 2) that production on the comedy-drama starring Chace Crawford and Tyler Labine will take begin on April 5 in Revelstoke, British Columbia.
Amazon launched the Fire TV set top box on Wednesday (April 2). Costing $99, the device runs on Android software and according to Amazon will provide access to its Instant Video library of more than 200,000 films and TV series.
The Jean-Claude Van Damme thriller will be released on a date to be announced shortly. International sales agent The Exchange has sold out all territories.
Kudos co-founder and Shine Pictures executive chairman to step down after more than 20 years to “reinvent” himself.
EXCLUSIVE: Metrodome haul includes rom-com We’ll Never Have Paris from Simon Helberg, star of The Big Bang Theory.
EXCLUSIVE: Buyers flock to Sundance comedy starring Michael Fassbender.
Claude Lelouch’s We Love You, You Bastard to open Hollywood event.
LA-based VMI Worldwide has acquired international rights to Kat Candler’s Hellion starring Aaron Paul and will introduce to buyers in Cannes next month.
The Toronto distributor has acquired Canadian rights excluding Quebec to the post-apocalyptic action comedy.
VFX house behind Kick-Ass 2 working on upcoming sci fi project Robot Overlords.
Lilly Hartley’s Candescent Films has announced a multi-year initiative with Tribeca Film Institute to support documentary film through the Candescent Award.
Manatt Digital Media announced (April 2) it has hired consultant and business strategist Eunice Shin as director.
Hungarian director Janos Szasz, who won the top prize at Karlovy Vary with The Notebook, is back working on another Holocaust novel.
Constantin Film has been named by the German Federal Film Board (FFA) as the nation’s top producer of German films for the ninth consecutive year in 2013 and the top distributor for the tenth consecutive year.
BECTU members vote yes to strike action after pay dispute with Picturehouse cinema.
The Weinstein Company has signed a first-look development deal with media giant Gannett.
The Motorcycle Boy Productions and Greendale Productions horror-thriller starring Gary Busey, James Clayton and Chelah Horsdal will be in production in the city from April 13-20.
Sky reveals details of Buy & Keep service, including postal service, price-points.
Jonas Holmberg has succeeded Marit Kapla as the new artistic director at the Göteborg International Film Festival.
Jonathan Demme will direct Meryl Streep as a hard-rocking checkout lady in Ricki And The Flash for Tom Rothman’s TriStar Productions.
The studio hierarchy is changing the structure of international operations and will relocate the head of international theatrical operations to LA to foster closer ties with the rest of the executive team.
Bong Joon-ho’s sci-fi drama will open the 20th anniversary edition of the Los Angeles Film festival on June 11.
Gia Coppola’s directorial debut based on James Franco’s collection of short stories has been named the centerpiece screening at the upcoming 57th San Francisco International Film Festival.
EXCLUSIVE: Chiller about a young man who sees dead people to shoot this summer.
Former Weinstein Company exec joins recently relaunched distributor.
The 2014 Gulf Film Festival has been put on hold just a week before it was set to begin.
Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) and Dutch producer JaJa Film Productions begin shooting in Rio.
Cast also includes Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters.
The Toronto distributor has acquired Canadian rights to the Gina Carano action thriller. Separately, Cinedigm has picked up US rights to Open Windows.
Anurag Kashyap’s tale of corruption and systemic violence will open the New York Indian Film Festival on May 5.
The Sony CineAlta Discovery Prize to be awarded to the best short or medium-length film in the parallel section of the Cannes Film Festival.
The European Observatory’s Advisory Committee has elected Johannes Studinger as its new Chairman.
Berlinale Talents bolsters collaboration with the Arab world with inaugural programme of masterclasses and workshops in Beirut.
European Capital of Culture 2016 to host 29th awards ceremony.