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Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara drama 'Mary Magdalene' held back for next year's awards season

21-Aug-2017 | By

Biblical biopic will be ready in March 2018; The Current War to debut in November.

Orange Is The New Black

Netflix dominates digital originals in Spain summer

21-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Orange Is The New Black heads digital originals chart; lags behind overall champion Game Of Thrones.

Hunting Season

First-look trailer for Venice, San Sebastian selection 'Hunting Season'

21-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Argentinian filmmaker Natalia Garagiola makes feature directorial debut on Rei Cine drama.

Tomb Raider

MGM Worldwide Television Distribution announces MIPCOM slate

21-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Company headed to Cannes with slate that includes Tomb Raider, Overboard and Get Shorty.

Iwan Rheon Milo Gibson Stefanie Martini

'Game Of Thrones' star joins Milo Gibson in WWII drama 'Hurricane'

21-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Kaleidoscope launches movie about Polish fighter pilots during the Battle of Britain.

Al Gore

Al Gore, Jason Blum to receive Gotham honours 

21-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Ceremony takes place in New York City on November 27.

The Sacrifice

'The Sacrifice', 'Faces Places' among NYFF Revivals roster

21-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Selections from Andrei Tarkovsky, Agnes Varda, Hou Hsiao-hsien.

Curzon launches monthly subscription VoD offering

21-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Curzon12 will stream recent and classic movies; first lineup revealed.


SVoD service Shudder picks up six FrightFest titles

21-Aug-2017 | By

SXSW premiere Mayhem among acquisitions.

The Hitmans Bodyguard

UK box office: 'The Hitman's Bodyguard' shoots down 'Dunkirk'

21-Aug-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Lionsgate’s action-comedy debuts top, but Warner Bros’ war epic leads Fri-Sun market.

A Taxi Driver

'A Taxi Driver' passes 10 million admissions in South Korea

21-Aug-2017 | By

Jang Hoon’s film stars Song Kang-ho and Thomas Kretschmann.

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone to head Busan Film Festival New Currents jury

21-Aug-2017 | By

Jury also includes Bahman Ghobadi, Agnès Godard, Lav Diaz and Jang Sun-woo.

Berlin Panorama team

Berlin reshuffles Panorama team as Wieland Speck takes Official Programme role

21-Aug-2017 | By

Paz Lázaro will head up new-look Panorama team; Speck moves on after 25 years.

Wolf Warriors 2

China box office: 'Wolf Warriors 2' enters global top 100

21-Aug-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Wolf Warriors 2 continues to rule in fourth week; Paradox and Twenty Two open in second and third

Despicable me 3

Universal crosses $3bn at international box office (update)

20-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Despicable Me franchise takes crown from Ice Age series.

The Hitman's Bodyguard

'The Hitman’s Bodyguard' rules slowest North American session of 2017 on $21.4m (update)

20-Aug-2017 | By

AUGUST 21 UPDATE: Logan Lucky arrives in third place as summer box office slowdown continues.

Annabelle: Creation

'Annabelle: Creation' scores $43.4m international weekend (update)

20-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

New Line horror sequel approaches $100m; Universal crosses $3bn at international box office.

Jerry Lewis

Actor and comedian Jerry Lewis dies aged 91

20-Aug-2017 | By

Lewis passed away at his home in Las Vegas.

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski denied dismissal of 1977 rape case

18-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Request to unseal 2010 testimony from original prosecutor also denied.

Girls Trip

'Girls Trip' crosses $100m in North America

18-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Female-driven comedy is highest-grossing live-action comedy of 2017.


The Weinstein Company launches animation label Mizchief

18-Aug-2017 | By

First release will be Leap!, featuring Elle Fanning.

Scary Mother Sarajevo

'Scary Mother' triumphs at Sarajevo Film Festival

18-Aug-2017 | By

Meda Or The Not So Bright Side Of Things takes best director and best actor.

Star Wars The Force Awakens

John Boyega confirms royal cameos in 'Star Wars'

18-Aug-2017 | By

“I’ve had enough with those secrets”, says actor.

Magnificent Century

How Turkey has become a European TV drama powerhouse

18-Aug-2017 | By

International exports of Turkish TV could hit $350m in 2017.

EU Flag

Six UK VoD companies receive $2.5m EU funding

18-Aug-2017 | By

Creative Europe announces new batch of audiovisual promotion grants.

Peter Guber

China's Puji Capital backs Peter Guber's Mandalay Endurance

18-Aug-2017 | By

Shanghai-based investment firm launches film company, invests in US production and distribution venture.

Men Don't Cry

Bosnia picks 'Men Don't Cry' for foreign language Oscar race

18-Aug-2017 | By

Post Yugoslav War drama is Alen Drljevic’s debut feature.

Ben Harris

Sarajevo CineLink: TV drama in the spotlight

18-Aug-2017 | By

Panels highlighted opportunities for filmmakers from the region to make TV content.

Saoirse Ronan

First look at Saoirse Ronan in 'Mary, Queen Of Scots'

17-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Filming has begun on location in England and Scotland on Working Title Films production.

Outside In

The Orchard boards Lynn Shelton's 'Outside In'

17-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Drama will premiere in Toronto, followed by a theatrical release in early 2018.

Napping Princess

GKIDS acquires sci-fi animation 'Napping Princess'

17-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Film won best animated feature award at Fantasia Film Festival; distributor plans September release.

Channing Tatum

First Look Media’s Topic studio unveils scripted TV slate

17-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Slate includes hour-long drama from Channing Tatum’s production company Free Association.

Team Hurricane

LevelK joins Venice-bound teen punk drama 'Team Hurricane'

17-Aug-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Danish film directed by Annika Berg and produced by Katja Adomeit.


Jessica Raine, Tobias Menzies board UK gothic drama 'Carmilla'

17-Aug-2017 | By Screen staff

EXCLUSIVE: Production gears up on debut feature from Emily Harris.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Francois Mantello

San Sebastian to debut Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 'Wonders Of The Sea 3D'

17-Aug-2017 | By

Festival adds three special screenings.

Hull Truck Theatre

UK exhibitors' conference This Way Up reveals 2017 topics, keynote speakers

17-Aug-2017 | By

Event to move to Hull, the UK City Of Culture 2017, for fourth edition.

Her Job

Serbia and Greece sign co-operation agreement

17-Aug-2017 | By

Pact will focus on mutual support in distribution.

Annabelle: Creation

'Annabelle: Creation' enters international weekend on $53.6m

17-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Horror sequel is set to cross $100m worldwide, while War For The Planet Of The Apes aims for $200m internationally.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone named 2017's highest paid female actor

17-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Stone’s earnings came in ahead of Jennifer Aniston and Jennifer Lawrence on Forbes’ annual list of Hollywood’s top earners.

Natasa Damnjanovic

Five producers at the Sarajevo Film Festival you need to know

17-Aug-2017 | By

Screen speaks to up-and-coming producers from Serbia, Greece, Georgia, Turkey and Bulgaria.

Marie Curie The Courage Of Knowledge

German co-productions getting harder, say Sarajevo panel

17-Aug-2017 | By

Eastern European productions are struggling in Germany due to a crowded marketplace.

CineLink copro market

Sarajevo's True Stories Market spotlights regional stories

17-Aug-2017 | By

Filmmakers and broadcasters were presented with an intriguing selection of topics.

Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation

Tom Cruise injury puts 'Mission: Impossible 6' on hiatus

16-Aug-2017 | By

Star suffers broken ankle in London; Paramount sticks to release date.

Tribeca TV Festival

Tribeca unveils stand-alone Tribeca TV Festival

16-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Tribeca’s stand-alone television festival will run from September 22-24 in New York City.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively thriller 'The Rhythm Section' lands at Paramount

16-Aug-2017 | By

IM Global packaged female spy thriller with James Bond producers EON.

Donald Trump

Writers Guild blasts Trump comments on Charlottesville unrest

16-Aug-2017 | By

‘President Trump legitimises hate speech and violence, and disgraces our nation.’


Daniel Craig to return as James Bond

16-Aug-2017 | By

Actor will be back as 007 one last time.

Game of Thrones

'Game Of Thrones' episode leaks online

16-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Episode spreads across internet before being removed by HBO.

Christopher McQuarrie

Christopher and Heather McQuarrie sign TV deal with Gaumont

16-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

First project under pact is drama series STL, based on Gaumont’s French-language feature 36 Quai Des Orfèvres.


Samuel Goldwyn Films acquires 'Psychopaths'

16-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Horror debuted in Tribeca; will open in January 2018.

Tarell Alvin McCraney

OWN orders series by 'Moonlight' co-writer Tarell Alvin McCraney

16-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Creed’s Michael B Jordan set to serve as executive producer on coming-of-age drama.

Seth Rogan at LFF 2011 to support 50/50

Point Grey, Good Universe to produce 'Good Boys'

16-Aug-2017 | By

Comedy will be in vein of Sausage Party, Superbad.


The Match Factory launches Samuel Maoz’s 'Foxtrot'

16-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Venice and Toronto berths for Golden Lion winner’s drama.

Long Time Running

FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival announces line-up

16-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Long Time Running, Call Me By Your Name bookend Canadian event.

My Mom Is A Character 2

The highest-grossing Brazilian films of last 20 years revealed

16-Aug-2017 | By

Report finds that comedy is most successful genre.

The Desert Bride

San Sebastian reveals Horizontes Latinos line-up

16-Aug-2017 | By

Cannes titles The Desert Bride and April’s Daughters among 12 titles.

Ten Years

Hong Kong sleeper hit 'Ten Years' to get international versions

16-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Portmanteau concept extending to three new territories.

MIDPOINT lab at Sarajevo

Cyprus series 'The Midnight Shift' wins HBO Europe award in Sarajevo

16-Aug-2017 | By

Script development lab MIDPOINT hands out 2017 prizes.

On Chesil Beach

Toronto Film Festival adds 'On Chesil Beach', 'Molly's Game'

15-Aug-2017 | By

Festival brass add Galas, Special Presentations, unveil Contemporary World Cinema, Primetime, Masters, Wavelengths.

Los Cabos

Los Cabos unveils three new prizes

15-Aug-2017 | By

Festival’s sixth edition to run in Mexico from November 8-12.


Raven Banner acquires 'Hagazussa – A Heathen’s Curse'

15-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Gothic horror to premiere in Fantastic Fest next month.


MGM TV's 'The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair' starts production

15-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Patrick Dempsey, Ben Schnetzer, Damon Wayans Jr, and Virginia Madsen star in 10-part series based on Joël Dicker’s novel.

Adele Romanski

Independent Filmmaker Project’s IFP Week expands in 2017

15-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Organisers introduce IFP Direct Access & Meet the Decision Makers.

Life and nothing more

Film Constellation to sell Florida-set drama 'Life and Nothing More', first look

15-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: First look at Toronto premiere from Aqui Y Alla director Antonio Méndez Esparza.


First trailer, sales deal for female suicide bomber drama 'The Journey'

15-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Picture Tree boards Toronto premiere from Son Of Babylon director.


AFM to launch on-demand screenings

15-Aug-2017 | By

Viewing stations to appear on site during November market.


2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards sets dates

15-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Nominations to be announced in November.

Do It Like An Hombre

'Do It Like An Hombre' delivers record Mexican debut  

15-Aug-2017 | By

Comedy beats Emoji Movie, War For The Planet Of The Apes and Baby Driver.

'Dear White People' director lines up 'Bad Hair'

15-Aug-2017 | By

Horror satire takes swipe at image-conscious music TV industry.

burning bush

HBO Europe's Steve Matthews on the company’s push into the Balkans

15-Aug-2017 | By

HBO exec talks company’s Central Europe slate and the challenges of a crowded market.


Film and TV funding in the Balkans: the current landscape

15-Aug-2017 | By

As the Sarajevo Film Festival gets underway, Screen considers the regional funding landscape.

Raindance 2017 jury

Raindance reveals 2017 line-up and competition jury

15-Aug-2017 | By

London-based festival to open with Oh Lucy! with Josh Hartnett.

The Venerable W.

European Film Awards 2017 select 15 documentaries

15-Aug-2017 | By

Titles include films by Sergei Loznitsa and Barbet Schroeder.

Battle Of The Sexes

London Film Festival adds Emma Stone's 'Battle Of The Sexes'

15-Aug-2017 | By

Stone and Billie Jean King expected to attend European premiere of tennis drama.


Ryan Reynolds on 'Deadpool 2' stunt death: ‘We're heartbroken’

14-Aug-2017 | By

Motorcycle tragedy in Vancouver. Female stunt driver not identified at time of writing.

Shonda Rhimes

Shonda Rhimes leaves ABC for multi-year deal at Netflix

14-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Rhimes, along with producing partner Betsy Beers, move to Netflix after more than a decade with ABC.


'Curb Your Enthusiasm' leaked in latest HBO hack

14-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Episodes of Ballers, Barry and The Deuce also released by unnamed hackers.

The Pathological Optimist

The Film Arcade, Gravitas Ventures board 'The Pathological Optimist'

14-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The Film Arcade will handle theatrical, while Gravitas will handle VOD release.

Criminal Activities John Travolta

John Travolta drama 'Trading Paint' begins filming

14-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

AMBI will introduce racing drama to buyers in Toronto.

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles

NFMLA announces 2017 InFocus: Latino and Hispanic Cinema Programme

14-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Programme set to take place on September 16 in LA highlights diverse filmmakers from underserved communities.

Dennis Quaid

Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions acquire 'I Can Only Imagine'

14-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Drama tells story behind most played radio song in Christian music history.

King Solomon

Sales deal for animation 'The Legend Of King Solomon'

14-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: SC Films boards first Israeli-Hungarian co-production.


UK box office: 'Dunkirk' scares off 'Annabelle: Creation'

14-Aug-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ war epic records fourth straight week as the UK’s number one.

Wolf warriors 2

China box office: 'Wolf Warriors 2' dominates again

14-Aug-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Guilty Of Mind and The Adventures open in second and third


Warner Bros announces key TV hire in Sweden

14-Aug-2017 | By

Johan Hedman joins from SF Studios.


Film festivals play crucial role for indie cinemas, say Sarajevo panel

14-Aug-2017 | By

Regional exhibition in the spotlight at Sarajevo Film Festival’s CineLink.

A Good Days Work

Sarajevo Film Festival, TRT to fund feature 'A Good Day's Work'

14-Aug-2017 | By

Martin Turk’s A Good Day’s Work selected for new initiative.

Busan film festival

Busan Film Festival's Asian Project Market announces 28 projects

14-Aug-2017 | By

Selection includes films from Siddiq Barmak, Yoon Gaeun and Min Bahadur Bham.


Amazon closes DVD rental offering Lovefilm

14-Aug-2017 | By Screen staff

Operation will cease on 31 October.

Prasoon Joshi

Prasoon Joshi replacing controversial Pahlaj Nihalani as head of India's censor board

14-Aug-2017 | By

Nihalani banned Lipstick Under My Burkha earlier this year.

Annabelle: Creation

'Annabelle: Creation' dominates North America on $35m (update)

13-Aug-2017 | By

AUGUST 14 UPDATE: Warner Bros maintains impressive summer form; Ingrid Goes West spectacular in limited release.

Wolf Warriors 2

'Wolf Warriors 2' extends international reign (update)

13-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

AUGUST 14 UPDATE: Annabelle: Creation is top Hollywood release on $35m. Meanwhile, Dunkirk crosses $200m international mark.

Locarno Festival Piazza Grande

Locarno winners include Chinese doc 'Mrs. Fang', Isabelle Huppert

12-Aug-2017 | By

UPDATE: Audience award winner revealed; Good Manners, Winter Brothers also among winners.

Paul Rudd

Paul Rudd's 'The Catcher Was A Spy' pulled from Toronto

12-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Drama was set to premiere in Galas next month.

Joshua Oppenheimer Sarajevo Film Festival 2017

Sarajevo Film Festival kicks off 23rd edition

12-Aug-2017 | By

Gallery: Joshua Oppenheimer, Mark Adams, The Other Side Of Hope cast attend opening night.


Match Factory scores first deals on Semih Kaplanoglu’s 'Grain'

12-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Post-apocalyptic drama premieres at Sarajevo Film Festival.

Jemima Kirke Wild Honey Pie

Jemima Kirke, Alice Lowe wrap UK comedy-drama 'Wild Honey Pie'

11-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Girls star toplines feature from Black Mountain Poets director.

Janice Lee

PCCW Media's streaming business raises $110m from Hony, Foxconn, Temasek

11-Aug-2017 | By

The strategic investment will be used to strengthen the the Viu, Vuclip and MOOV brands.


Sarajevo Film Festival to study impact of event on city

11-Aug-2017 | By

Olsberg SPI drafted in to examine festival’s effect on Bosnian capital.

Screen awards 2016

Screen Awards 2017: first wave of judges announced

11-Aug-2017 | By Screen staff

Deadline approaching for UK industry awards; ceremony moves to November 30 for 2017.


Polish Days, Wroclaw: industry highlights

11-Aug-2017 | By

New projects revealed, including thriller described as “David Lynch meets Ken Loach”.

The Death Of Stalin

First trailer for Armando Iannucci's 'The Death Of Stalin'

11-Aug-2017 | By

New comedy from In The Loop director stars Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale and Jeffrey Tambor.

Annabelle: Creation

'Annabelle: Creation' hits early $9.5m at international box office

10-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

New Line horror opens in UK, North America on Friday. Dunkirk eyes $200m milestone.

The Crown

'The Crown' season two release date announced by Netflix

10-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Streaming service also releases first-look pictures.

Brawl In Cell Block 99

RLJE Films boards 'Brawl In Cell Block 99'

10-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Thriller to premiere in Venice. XYZ Films handles international sales.

Stephanie Allain

Strategic Partners unveils projects for 2017 co-production market

10-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Diversity champion Stephanie Allain to deliver keynote.

The Burglar

The Match Factory boards Israeli drama

10-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: German sales outfit boards Hagar Ben-Asher film set in the days following WWII.

Jay Arnold

British Council appoints senior film programme manager

10-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Former BFI and Creative England exec joins film team.

Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival sets 2018 dates

10-Aug-2017 | By

Withoutabox named exclusive third-party submission partner.

Guy Ritchie

Guy Ritchie to receive Raindance Film Festival auteur award

10-Aug-2017 | By

Lock, Stock director to follow in the footsteps of Ken Loach.

Nas Daily

Facebook launches original programming platform

10-Aug-2017 | By

Facebook continues drive into TV-like content.

Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin boards UK lesbian romance 'Tell It To The Bees'

10-Aug-2017 | By

Filming is underway in Scotland on BFI, Creative Scotland backed project.

Sue Gibson nominees

NFTS reveals nominees for first cinematography award

10-Aug-2017 | By

Nominees for inaugural Sue Gibson award revealed.

svod shows

UK's top video on demand shows revealed

10-Aug-2017 | By Manori Ravindran, Broadcast

Netflix is top of the pile.

Troy studios

George RR Martin's 'Nightflyers' to film at Ireland's Troy Studios

10-Aug-2017 | By Esther McCarthy

Series written by Game Of Thrones author; produced by US network Universal Cable Productions.

In The Fade

Magnolia Pictures acquires 'In The Fade'

10-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Awards run, early 2018 theatrical release planned.

Tadeusz Kantor

Media Luna boards Tadeusz Kantor biopic, co-produces first movie

10-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Jan Hryniak directs film about Polish artist.

Stuart Ford and Donald Tang

Industry speculates as to cause of Stuart Ford IM Global exit

9-Aug-2017 | By

Observers cite rift with owners over direction of company.

Mary Harron Kim Nguyen

Mary Harron, Kim Nguyen among TIFF Canada line-up

9-Aug-2017 | By

Festival brass unveil Rising Stars, Telefilm Canada Pitch This! finallists, and more.

Phillip Noyce

Phillip Noyce set to direct 'The Devil’s Brigade'

9-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Foresight Unlimited handles international sales on action-thriller set to begin filming in France end of this year. 

Chad Hartigan

Chad Hartigan to direct 'Departure' for Good Universe

9-Aug-2017 | By

Morris from America director boards aviation mystery.

Aaron Eckhart

Aaron Eckhart joins Amazon series 'The Romanoffs'

9-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The Romanoffs, set to debut next year, recently added Isabelle Huppert and Christina Hendricks.

Joel and Ethan Coen

Coen Brothers anthology 'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs' lands at Netflix

9-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Streaming giant to premiere western anthology next year.

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes to star in 'The Secret' for Covert Media

9-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Covert Media to finance and handle worldwide sales on bestseller adaptation.

The Bag Man

Capstone Group boards 'Double Trouble'

9-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: Musical comedy finds its star. Christian Mercuri to introduce project to international buyers in Toronto.

Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy’s Half initiative increases TV director diversity

9-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Half has hired 60% women directors for Murphy’s television slate in its first year.

Joe Capalbo  Angela Fontana

'Indivisible' star, Rai team on Italian drama 'Lucania'

9-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Darker Than Midnight producer to shoot feature in October.

slate day

UK Distributor Slate Day expands for third edition

9-Aug-2017 | By

London event to take place across two days in 2017.

City Of Ghosts

Syria doc 'City Of Ghosts' sells to Australia, France, Japan

9-Aug-2017 | By

Dogwoof inks further deals on Sundance premiere.

Swiss The Chris

Swiss documentary in limbo following dispute with Croatian Audiovisual Centre

9-Aug-2017 | By

Investigative piece Chris The Swiss faces €150,000 funding shortfall.

Wataha The Pack

HBO bolsters production team in Central Europe

9-Aug-2017 | By

Company makes hire ahead of Sarajevo Film Festival.


Cinekid script lab selects 12 projects

9-Aug-2017 | By

Initiative selects child-focused scripts for development.

John Bailey

Cinematographer John Bailey elected Academy president

9-Aug-2017 | By

He replaces Cheryl Boone Isaacs.

Rob Friedman

Rob Friedman to head TMP Entertainment

8-Aug-2017 | By

Former Lionsgate motion picture group co-chairman to oversee Donald Tang’s growing studio infrastructure.


Disney to end Netflix deal and launch its own streaming service

8-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Agreement with Netflix will end in 2019; Netflix stock down 3%.

Call Me By Your Name

New York Film Festival 2017 unveils full line-up

8-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

25 films comprise the main slate of 55th edition set to run from September 28-October 15.

Claires Camera

Cinema Guild acquires two from Hong Sangsoo and 'Western'

8-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Distributor plans late 2017, 2018 releases.


37th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival wraps after 18 days

8-Aug-2017 | By Jenn Sherman

Ferenc Török’s 1945 wins two awards.


Netflix Stephen King adaptations among Fantastic Fest first wave

8-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri will open festival that runs September 21-28 in Austin, Texas.


Protagonist boards Toronto-bound UK debut 'Beast'

8-Aug-2017 | By Screen staff

Romantic thriller from Michael Pearce debuts in official selection.

Manchester By The Sea

'Manchester By The Sea' secures China theatrical release

8-Aug-2017 | By

Oscar-winning drama to be first imported title released by China’s National Arthouse Film Alliance.

Busan heads

Busan Film Festival chiefs resign

8-Aug-2017 | By

Kim Dong-ho, Kang Soo-youn “take responsibility” for recent events.

Free In Deed

British Urban Film Festival unveils 2017 line-up

8-Aug-2017 | By

Free In Deed, Chapter And Verse, Blue Hollywood to screen at London festival.

Wolf Warriors 2

'Wolf Warriors 2' becomes China's biggest ever film

8-Aug-2017 | By

The patriotic blockbuster has surpassed The Mermaid.

Woody Allen

Woody Allen unveils cast on upcoming Amazon Studios film

8-Aug-2017 | By

Filmmaker began relationship with streaming giant in 2016.

Double Date

FrightFest, Screen unveil 2017 Genre Rising Star Award shortlist

8-Aug-2017 | By Nikki Baughan

The winner will be announced during the festival in London

Iflix logo

Hearst leads $133m funding round for SVOD platform iflix

8-Aug-2017 | By

The subscription video-on-demand service focuses on emerging markets.

Stuart Ford IM Global

Founder and CEO Stuart Ford forced out at IM Global

7-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE AND UPDATED: Shock departure due to shareholder dispute.

Donald Tang

Tang Media Partners acquires Open Road

7-Aug-2017 | By

Representatives confirm deal on Monday.


PGA sets 2018 awards timetable

7-Aug-2017 | By

Nominations to be announced on January 5, 2018.

Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool

Sony Pictures Classics acquires 'Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool'

7-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

IM Global handles international sales on upcoming Toronto premiere.

Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau in Visual Effects Society honour

7-Aug-2017 | By

Directing credits include The Jungle Book, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Elf.

13 Reasons Why

Paramount TV, Anonymous Content extend first-look deal

7-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Partnership has also been expanded to include co-financing component.

Neasa Hardiman

'Happy Valley' director Neasa Hardiman receives Irish Film Board Funding

7-Aug-2017 | By Esther McCarthy

Other recipients include Lenny Abrahamson, Tomm Moore and Jim Sheridan. 

A Campaign Of Their Own

Rushlake Media, Juno Films partner on 'A Campaign Of Their Own'

7-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Bernie Sanders documentary to screen in Locarno on Tuesday.

Wolf Warriors 2

China Box office: 'Wolf Warriors 2' makes history

7-Aug-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Chinese films explode summer box office; Wolf Warriors 2 hits $450m; Once Upon A Time opens on $60m.

Pimpaka Towira

Pimpaka Towira named Singapore festival's programming head

7-Aug-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Towira directed One Night Husband and The Island Funeral.

El Padre Medico

Lithuanian film picks up two prizes at Locarno Festival First Look Awards

7-Aug-2017 | By

Seventh edition of Locarno’s showcase of works in progress dedicated to films from the three Baltic states.

John Woo

Venice Film Festival adds John Woo's 'Manhunt'

7-Aug-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Crime thriller remake will be presented Out of Competition.

Kingsman Kick Ass

Netflix pacts with 'Kingsman', 'Kick-Ass' creator Mark Millar

7-Aug-2017 | By

SVoD giant mark first company acquisition with purchase of comic book publisher.

Dunkirk 4

UK box office: 'Dunkirk' records hat-trick

7-Aug-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s The Emoji Movie arrives with five-day debut of $3.52m (£2.7m).

Busan Cinema Centre

Busan Film Festival rift continues as staff speak out

7-Aug-2017 | By

Festival employees appeal for “support and participation”.

The Dark Tower

'The Dark Tower' leads weak North American session on $19.2m (update)

6-Aug-2017 | By

AUGUST 7 UPDATE: Aviron’s first release Kidnap places fifth; Detroit breaks into top 10 in underwhelming expansion.

Wolf Warrior 2

'Wolf Warriors 2' tops international box office again (update)

6-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

AUGUST 7 UPDATE: War For The Planet Of The Apes reaches $147.8m; Despicable Me now highest grossing animated franchise ever.


Euro development projects gather pace in Locarno

6-Aug-2017 | By

Alliance for Development projects include ISIS thriller and comic book story.

Dark River

Clio Barnard's 'Dark River' gets UK deal

4-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Protagonist closes key sale on TIFF premiere.

Isabelle Huppert

'Mad Men' stars, Isabelle Huppert join Amazon's 'The Romanoffs'

4-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Series to debut on Prime Video in 2018.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Jonathan Rhys Meyers joins cast of 'The Aspern Papers'

4-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

ARRI Media to handle international sales on feature.


Flies Collective announces winners of inaugural film grant

4-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: Flies Collective selects two narrative features, one documentary short, and one narrative short to split $15,000 production grant.

Wolf Warriors 2

Box office preview: 'Wolf Warriors 2' to extend international rule?

4-Aug-2017 | By

Important session in store for War for The Planet Of The Apes, Valerian.


Sony teams with Babelsberg on Markus Goller road movie '25 KM/H'

4-Aug-2017 | By

Toni Erdmann star Sandra Hüller features in latest project from the director of Friendship!.

George Clooney

George Clooney boards Amazon doc series 'Art Of Political Murder'

4-Aug-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

UK indie Rise Films is producing the series with Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures.

Disaster Artist

San Sebastian Film Festival adds 'The Disaster Artist'

4-Aug-2017 | By

Films from Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano, Alexandros Avranas and Diego Lerman added to competition line-up.

Mustang casting

'Mustang' casting director wins award in Locarno

4-Aug-2017 | By

Turkish casting director one of 16 nominated for prize.

Baghdad In My Shadow

Swiss government scheme supports nine international co-productions

4-Aug-2017 | By

Films include Samir’s Baghdad In My Shadow and Bettina Oberli’s The Wind Turns.

Top Of The Lake

'Top Of The Lake' producers See-Saw on expanding TV slate

4-Aug-2017 | By

The TV team at See-Saw Films is working on a diverse mix of upcoming projects.

The Divine Order

'The Divine Order' selected by Switzerland for Oscar Race

4-Aug-2017 | By

Tribeca premiere has been a hit at the Swiss box office.


Locarno Festival contender 'Easy' scores deals

4-Aug-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Quirky road trip comedy follows journey from Italy to small village in Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine.

The Death Of Stalin

'The Death Of Stalin' to open Toronto Platform programme

3-Aug-2017 | By

Strand also includes Clio Barnard’s Dark River and Brad’s Status with Ben Stiller.

Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay to receive BAFTA LA honour

3-Aug-2017 | By

Director’s credits include Oscar-nominated 13TH, upcoming A Wrinkle In Time.


Fantasia Film Festival 2017 winners announced

3-Aug-2017 | By

Spoor wins top prize; Robert Pattinson, Safdie brothers attend North American premiere of Good Time.


Georgian hijack thriller 'Hostages' sells to France, Scandinavia, China

3-Aug-2017 | By

Berlin premiere clocks deals for UK sales outfit WestEnd.

India cricket

Netflix orders two original series from India

3-Aug-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

UK outfit Seven Stories to make cricket series for SVoD giant.

Man In The High Castle

Amazon catching up with Netflix in UK

3-Aug-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Audience’s binge-watching habits exposed.

San Sebastian

San Sebastian Film Festival adds Cannes, Berlin winners

3-Aug-2017 | By

Spanish festival will screen The Square and On Body And Soul.

The Guilty

Danish debut 'The Guilty' gets boost with Cinema Club selection

3-Aug-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

The low-budget debut was made as part of Nordisk’s new-talent initiative Spring.

Beth Barrett

Beth Barrett named Seattle festival's first female artistic director

3-Aug-2017 | By

Executive served in interim capacity since last October.


Filmatique in Locarno Open Doors tie-in

3-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Five films to screen on streaming platform in August.

That One Day

Bow And Arrow, RT Features skateboarding film wraps

3-Aug-2017 | By

The Wolfpack director makes narrative debut.

Gene George

Lionsgate names Gene George evp worldwide distribution

3-Aug-2017 | By

Starz veteran to seek licensing opportunities, identify film and TV buys.

Robert Hardy

'Harry Potter' actor Robert Hardy dies aged 91

3-Aug-2017 | By Screen staff

He also starred in All Creatures Great And Small and Sense And Sensibility.

Knight Of Cups

Broad Green shutters production department

2-Aug-2017 | By

Hammond brothers let go of approximately 20% of workforce.


Tang Media Partners reportedly circling Open Road

2-Aug-2017 | By

Tom Ortenberg’s distributor has been on block for months.

Damien Chazelle

Damien Chazelle script 'The Claim' lands director

2-Aug-2017 | By

Ericson Core to helm thriller; Christian Mercuri’s Capstone Group, Oceanside Media fully finance.


HBO CEO Richard Plepler issues staff memo on "cyber incident"

2-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Plepler “does not believe” HBO’s e-mail system was completely compromised in data breach.

To The Edge Of The Sky

Juno Films acquires 'To The Edge Of The Sky'

2-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Feature marks third announced by new sales and distribution venture.

The Farthest

Abramorama acquires NASA documentary 'The Farthest'

2-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Distributor set to release film in New York and Los Angeles in mid-August.

Faces Places Jupiters Moon

Curzon grabs Cannes titles 'Faces Places', 'Jupiter's Moon' for UK

2-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Agnes Varda doc, Hungarian Competition title get UK deals.

Fan Luyuan

Alibaba Pictures appoints Fan Luyuan as CEO

2-Aug-2017 | By

Alibaba Pictures has invested in Star Trek Beyond and Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation.

The Song Of Scorpions

Match Factory picks up Anup Singh's 'The Song Of Scorpions'

2-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Rajasthan-set drama will receive its world premiere at the upcoming Locarno film festival.

Pippa Harris

Pippa Harris named Bafta deputy chair

2-Aug-2017 | By

UK org reveals board reshuffle following elections.

TIFF second wave

Toronto second wave includes 'Super Size Me 2', 'Disaster Artist'

1-Aug-2017 | By

Morgan Spurlock re-engages with the food industry, James Franco digs into the ‘worst film ever made’.

Rob Merilees

D Films expands into film, TV production

1-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Canadian venture kicks off with TV series Headhunter, feature slate.

Jeremy Irvine

Jeremy Irvine among new cast on 'The Last Full Measure'

1-Aug-2017 | By

Foresight Unlimited represents international sales on Vietnam War-related drama.


Production begins on 'The Chaperone' with Elizabeth McGovern

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The 1920s era film is based on Laura Moriarty’s novel. 

Maika Monroe

Maika Monroe boards SKE’s 'The Widow'

1-Aug-2017 | By

Neil Jordan preparing to direct New York-set thriller.

Wynonna Earp

IDW Entertainment launches IDW Digital Studio

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Digital studio initiative will focus on short form content, mobile games, digital comics and more.


Breaking Glass Pictures sets release dates for 'Jesús'

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Jesús premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last autumn.

Mary And The Witch's Flower

GKIDS acquires 'Mary And The Witch’s Flower'  

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Animation is inaugural feature from Studio Ponoc. 

Jared Goetz

Lionsgate names Jared Goetz president of North American TV distribution

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Twenty-two-year Disney veteran to lead Lionsgate and Starz licencing team.

Will Packer

Alternate history drama 'Black America' in development at Amazon

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Will Packer and Aaron McGruder developing series that envisions new nation created by freed African Americans.

The Women's Balcony

'The Women’s Balcony' hits arthouse heights for Menemsha

1-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Neil Friedman also announces hire of Oded Horowitz.

Guardians Of The Tomb

Arclight launches China-Australia development initiative

1-Aug-2017 | By

Successful applicants will be invited to participate in a script development lab.

Cahier Africain

Juno Films launches with 'Train Of Salt And Sugar', 'Cahier Africain'

1-Aug-2017 | By

Outfit to specialise in distribution strategy in North America.

My Grandfather The Spy

Starline boards sales on doc 'My Grandfather The Spy'

1-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cold War espionage doc has been backed by Ffilm Cymru Wales and BBC Wales.


Wim Wenders' 'Submergence' to open San Sebastian Festival

1-Aug-2017 | By

Alicia Vikander, James McAvoy star in romantic thriller.

Instructions Not Included

Lionsgate, Hemisphere launch Spanish-language streaming platform Pantaya

1-Aug-2017 | By

Pantelion executives to oversee service.

Ryan Wash

Plan B, Annapurna, MACRO partner on debate champion project

1-Aug-2017 | By

Coming-of-age story joins Annapurna’s early release slate.

Looking For Grace

monterey media picks up family drama 'Looking For Grace'

1-Aug-2017 | By

Theatrical release set for November.

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby short-form TV series 'State Of The Union' in the works

1-Aug-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Relationship dramedy produced by See-Saw Films will be directed by Notting Hill’s Roger Michell.

Kathryn Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow, Judd Apatow, Ted Sarandos to receive SAG-AFTRA Foundation honour

1-Aug-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Trio announced as recipients of Patron of the Artists Awards.

Sam Shepard

Playwright, actor Sam Shepard dies aged 73

31-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor who suffered from ALS died at his home.

Jessica Jones

Marvel TV, Netflix expand New York production commitment

31-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Upcoming Marvel’s The Defenders to contribute to 135 episodes of Marvel programming filmed in New York since 2014.

Mel Gibson

Mel Gibson sues producers over 'The Professor And The Madman'

31-Jul-2017 | By

Lawsuit claims breach of contract, fiduciary duty.

London's Finest

Gravitas Ventures acquires 'London’s Finest'

31-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: British director created YouTube sensation The Hunt For Gollum.

Transformers: The Last Knight

'Transformers' spinoff 'Bumblebee' gets release date

31-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Paramount Pictures to release Bumblebee end of 2018. Filming has begun in California.

Tragedy Girl

Gunpowder & Sky acquires 'Tragedy Girls'

31-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Horror-comedy premiered at this year’s SXSW.


Fathom Events boards 'Pokémon The Movie: I Choose You!'

31-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Fathom to release animation in international markets outside Asia.

Harvey Keitel

Harvey Keitel, Liam McIntyre join 'See You Soon'

31-Jul-2017 | By

Newcomer Jenia Tanaeva co-wrote screenplay and joins producer roster.

A Woman At War

Benedikt Erlingsson's 'A Woman At War' closes first three deals, starts shoot

31-Jul-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Follow-up to Of Horses And Men sells to France, Denmark, Ukraine.

jeanne moreau

French actress Jeanne Moreau dies aged 89

31-Jul-2017 | By Screen staff

Moreau starred in Jules Et Jim, Elevator to the Gallows and La Notte.


UK box office: 'Dunkirk' posts impressive hold

31-Jul-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ war epic falls only 18% and will soon hit £30m.

Salman Khan

Salman Khan seals streaming deal with Amazon India

31-Jul-2017 | By

Streaming giant inks deal with Indian superstar.

Florence Girot

International film producers organisation hires festivals director

31-Jul-2017 | By

FIAPF is responsible for accrediting high-end film festivals.

Wolf Warriors 2

China box office: 'Wolf Warriors 2' posts huge debut

31-Jul-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Despicable Me 3 and Wu Kong hit $140m and $100m respectively.

Beatriz Campos

Studiocanal appoints head of international sales for TV series

31-Jul-2017 | By

Beatriz Campos upped to key role.


Julia Roberts-Jacob Tremblay drama 'Wonder' gets Rome special screening

31-Jul-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate’s Stephen Chbosky-directed drama will screen in Rome’s youth-oriented Alice In The City strand.

Borg McEnroe

'Borg/McEnroe' to open 2017 Toronto Film Festival

31-Jul-2017 | By

Tennis drama stars Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason.


Venice chief on Oscars, diversity and 'Blade Runner 2049'

31-Jul-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

Alberto Barbera discusses the stellar line-up for the 74th edition of the festival.

The Battleship Island

'The Battleship Island' scores best Korean opening of 2017 amidst controversy

31-Jul-2017 | By

Film’s director responds to accusations of screen monopoly and historical inaccuracy.


Weta begin work on four 'ambitious' 'Avatar' sequels

31-Jul-2017 | By

“Jim’s vision was always so much bigger than what we created for the first film.”

Elia Suleiman

Elia Suleiman named Antalya jury president

31-Jul-2017 | By

The Time That Remains director set for jury stint at Turkish festival.

Wolf Warrior 2

'Wolf Warriors 2' rules international box office (update)

30-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JULY 31 UPDATE: Dunkirk top Hollywood film; Despicable Me becomes eighth biggest animation internationally.


'Dunkirk' crosses $100m in second North American session (update)

30-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 31 UPDATE: Valerian sinking fast; Detroit, An Inconvenient Sequel in strong limited launches.

Last Flag Flying

Lionsgate moves up 'Last Flag Flying'

28-Jul-2017 | By

Amazon Studios drama will open New York Film Festival.

Transparent team

'Transparent' team blasts Trump transgender military policy

28-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Statement issued by creators and cast takes aim at Trump’s “continued assault on the transgender community”.

Dunkirk 3

'Dunkirk' to cross $100m international this weekend

28-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Disney’s Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 hits $600m.

Stephenie Meyer

Starz picks up Stephenie Meyer adaptation 'The Rook'

28-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Series to air in early 2018. Pick-up announced at TCA.

The Wasting

Indiecan Entertainment acquires 'The Wasting'

28-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Toronto distributor to release psychological thriller in early 2018.

John Crowley

'Brooklyn' director John Crowley to helm TV series 'Dreams Of Leaving'

28-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: High-end drama from See-Saw Films is based on Rupert Thomson’s cult novel.


'Valerian' secures China release date

28-Jul-2017 | By

EuropaCorp counting on China to after soft US opening.


'Dunkirk' blasts to top of UK buzz chart

28-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Christopher Nolan’s latest dominates weekly chart.

Bafta masks

BAFTA LA announces Newcomer Programme participants

28-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Newcomers Programme to feature 31 UK professionals who have relocated to Los Angeles.

Harriet Finney

BFI appoints Harriet Finney to key policies role

28-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Finney’s remit includes navigating Brexit for the film sector.

Jet Omoshebi

Goldcrest makes key creative hire

28-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Colourist Jet Omoshebi joins TV team.

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute unveils Creative Producing Program fellows

28-Jul-2017 | By

Eleven fellows to participate in Utah session.

Chris Pine

TNT orders Chris Pine, Patty Jenkins drama straight-to-series

27-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Wonder Woman director Jenkins set to direct pilot, potentially more.

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck

Showtime picks up Matt Damon, Ben Affleck drama pilot 'City On A Hill'

27-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Gavin O’Connor to direct 1990s-set project based on “Boston Miracle”.

Woody Allen

Amazon Studios to self-distribute Woody Allen's 'Wonder Wheel'

27-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

UPDATE: Move signals broader transition likely to take effect in 2018.

Brigsby Bear

'Brigsby Bear' producers 3311 line up next projects

27-Jul-2017 | By

The Fifth Official, Sympathy For The Devil in pipeline.

Lean On Pete

Venice Film Festival unveils 2017 line-up

27-Jul-2017 | By

Downsizing to open 2017 edition of Italian festival.

Rosamund pike Jon Hamm

Bleecker Street boards Rosamund Pike, Jon Hamm thriller

27-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

New York-based distributor picks up thriller written by Tony Gilroy.

Nick Offerman

Nick Offerman to star in musical 'Hearts Beat Loud'

27-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Blythe Danner and Toni Collette to co-star.

The Unknowns

Stan Lee licenses The Unknowns to Arcana's 'Panda vs Aliens'

27-Jul-2017 | By

Film being lined up for release in 2018.


Luc Besson's beleaguered 'Valerian' in strong Paris debut

27-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

What does the future hold for Valerian after its underwhelming US opening?

Dracula Hammer Films

Hammer Films plots immersive cinema event in London

27-Jul-2017 | By

Secret Cinema and Crystal Maze staff hired for October event.

Rio Cinema

London Mayor donates £40,000 to Dalston's iconic Rio Cinema

27-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Fundraising campaign supported by Edgar Wright, Luke Evans, Russell Brand and Ed Skrein.

the Other side of hope

'The Other Side Of Hope' to open Sarajevo Film Festival

27-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Aki Kaurismaki’s latest set as festival opener.

Ex Libris

Venice contender 'Ex Libris' scores key deals for Doc & Film

27-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Company also takes on Venice Out of Competition title Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda.

Sarajevo Film Festival

Sarajevo selects 2017 CineLink Drama projects

27-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Six projects selected for second edition of festival industry event.


Venice Film Festival line-up offers big names and big surprises

27-Jul-2017 | By

Aronofsky, Clooney and del Toro are heading to the Lido; Alberto Barbera reveals the ones that got away.

My Gay Syria

Sarajevo Film Festival reveals documentary competition titles

27-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Four world premieres set for competitive strand.

Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali to star in 'True Detective'

26-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

HBO confirms True Detective close to season three greenlight; HBO brass address Confederate controversy.

Yann Damange

Yann Demange early frontrunner to direct 'Bond 25'

26-Jul-2017 | By

Denis Villeneuve and David Mackenzie also rumoured to be on the list.

Donald Trump

Hollywood fury over Trump transgender military remarks

26-Jul-2017 | By

“You just pissed off the wrong community,” actor-activist George Takei says.


IFP sets Gothams 2017 awards date

26-Jul-2017 | By

Eight categories up for grabs.

The Sound

Orion Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films board 'The Sound'

26-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Rose McGowan and Christopher Lloyd star in supernatural thriller.

JL Pomeroy

IMAX appoints new marketing chief

26-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JL Pomeroy announced as chief marketing officer of IMAX Corporation.

Wonder Woman

Film industry plays key role in UK economic growth, says ONS

26-Jul-2017 | By

Film sector grows by more than 8%; fuelled by production and cinema ticket sales.

sarajevo works in progress

Sarajevo sets 2017 Works in Progress projects

26-Jul-2017 | By

Israeli title Fig Tree among selection.


First look at experimental Saudi Arabian film 'Joud'

26-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Proceeds from the dialogue-free project will support filmmakers from the region.

James Cameron

James Cameron plans to produce three new 'Terminator' films

26-Jul-2017 | By

Director waiting for the US rights to revert to him.

AFM launches writers workshop series

26-Jul-2017 | By

Topics include rewrites and turning a premise into a script.


TIFF 2017: 'Kings', 'Stronger', 'mother!' among line-up

25-Jul-2017 | By

UPDATE: TIFF unveils Galas, Special Presentations selections.


Raven Banner to release 'M.F.A.' in Canada

25-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Visit Films handles worldwide sales.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman 2' to open in 2019

25-Jul-2017 | By

Warner Bros reveals date for sequel to global hit.


£500k scheme for Scottish production companies launched

25-Jul-2017 | By

FOCUS initiative aims to provide business support to Scottish film and TV companies.

Pier Wilkie

TV diversity scheme reveals 2018 details

25-Jul-2017 | By

Initiative aimed at experienced professionals sends one participant to attend a showrunner programme in LA.

The Square

Sarajevo's Kinoscope to show 'The Square', 'Loveless'

25-Jul-2017 | By Sam Warner

Michael Haneke’s Happy End also among titles in non-competitive strand.

Iceman 2

First trailer for Locarno premiere 'Iceman'

25-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the first trailer for revenge movie about Neolithic man ‘Ötzi’.

Matt Groening

Netflix orders Matt Groening's 'Disenchantment' to series

25-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxonand, Eric Andre voice series set to premiere in 2018.

Dave Bishop

Protagonist reveals CEO and restructure

25-Jul-2017 | By

Dave Bishop appointed CEO; expanded roles for Vanessa Saal, Dimitra Tsingou; Len Rowles joins.

Richard says goodbye

First look at Johnny Depp in 'Richard Says Goodbye'

25-Jul-2017 | By

Danny Huston, Rosemarie Dewitt, Zoey Deutch, Devon Terrell and Odessa Young also join cast.

Tastes rice flower

Venice Days lineup: Kim Nguyen, Ermanno Olmi, Chloe Sevigny

25-Jul-2017 | By

Venice sidebar to screen eleven world premieres; first screening of Ermanno Olmi doc.


Industry launches ten-point plan to boost European movie exports

25-Jul-2017 | By Sam Warner

EFAD releases ten-point plan to help promote films internationally.


André Rieu concert takes £1.45m to break single weekend UK record

25-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Rieu concert scored biggest single weekend box office for a concert movie.

Fede Alvarez

Fede Alvarez, Good Universe's Bad Hombre sets debut project 

25-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Untitled Techno Thriller to be first project released under Bad Hombre.

Will Packer

Will Packer, Discovery, Universal partner on production venture

25-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Will Packer Media will produce scripted, unscripted, and short form digital content.


James Bond to return in November 2019

24-Jul-2017 | By

Details on cast and director to follow at later date.

The Fate Of The Furious

Universal Pictures crosses $4bn at global box office

24-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Studio reaches milestone for second time; fastest to do so in 2017.

Barry Jenkins

Barry Jenkins to give SXSW 2018 keynote

24-Jul-2017 | By

Festival to run from March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.

Geraldine Atlee and Eve Yates

BBC Films makes two key hires

24-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSVE: Geraldine Atlee and Eva Yates join from Film4.

Dunkirk 3

UK box office: 'Dunkirk' records thundering $12.9m debut

24-Jul-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Warner Bros’ war epic achieves Christopher Nolan’s third-biggest opening and second-biggest Fri-Sun debut.

John Hawkes

John Hawkes, Jon Bernthal, Thomas Haden Church join 'The Peanut Butter Falcon'

24-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Principal photography underway in Savannah, Georgia.

Wu Kong

China box office: 'Wu Kong' reigns again

24-Jul-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Period martial arts film Brotherhood Of Blades 2 blasts weekend.

Venice jury 2017

Edgar Wright, Rebecca Hall, John Landis join 2017 Venice Film Festival juries

24-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Festival also launches new VR strand.

Pin Cushion

UK feature debut 'Pin Cushion' to open Venice Critics' Week

24-Jul-2017 | By

Independent festival strand unveils 2017 line-up.

kosovo prifest winners 2017

'Goran', 'Quit Staring At My Plate' win top awards at Kosovo's PriFest

24-Jul-2017 | By Jacob Sarkisian

Prize winners revealed from 9th edition of festival.

'King of the Belgians' wins at Odesa film festival

24-Jul-2017 | By

Summer 1993 and My Happy Family also take home prizes from Ukrainian festival.

Hans Hurch

Vienna International Film Festival chief Hans Hurch dies at 64

24-Jul-2017 | By

Festival head oversaw 20 editions of the Viennale.

Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan narrates family film 'Aldabra: Once Upon An Island'

24-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Vision Films handles worldwide sales on eco-themed feature.

Into The World Again

Streaming platform Kocowa launches in US

24-Jul-2017 | By

Streaming platform Kocowa has launched in the US by KCP Global, a joint venture between major South Korean broadcasters KBS, MBC and SBS.

Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone to be honoured at Sarajevo Film Festival

24-Jul-2017 | By

Platoon director to attend 23rd edition of festival.

Handle with care

'Handle With Care' wins top prize at Japan's Skip City festival

24-Jul-2017 | By Screen staff

Other winners include China’s Van Goghs and The Citizen.

Jeff Frost

Sony Pictures Entertainment promotes three to head TV studio

24-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Jeff Frost to lead “office of the president” alongside Chris Parnell and Jason Clodfelter.


'Dunkirk' tops North America on $50.5m, 'Valerian' bombs on $17m (update)

23-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 24 UPDATE: Joy for Christopher Nolan and Warner Bros, while EuropaCorp’s $150m sci-fi tentpole implodes. Uni’s Girls Trip in strong number two debut.


'Dunkirk' battles to $56.9m international debut (update)

23-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Despicable Me 3 crosses $700m worldwide; Valerian takes $6.5m from small forays.

Jodie Whittaker

Comic-Con: 'Doctor Who' showrunner blasts Jodie Whittaker backlash

23-Jul-2017 | By

BBC America drops Christmas Special teaser in Hall H during Peter Capaldi farewell.

Black Panther Comic-Con panel

Comic-Con: Marvel Studios dazzles with 'Infinity War', 'Black Panther', 'Ragnarok' footage

23-Jul-2017 | By

Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne among cast additions to upcoming tentpoles.

Blade Runner 2049

Comic-Con: 'Blade Runner 2049' footage wows Hall H

22-Jul-2017 | By

‘I didn’t want somebody else to fuck this up,’ director Denis Villeneuve tells Hall H.

Ben Affleck Batman

Comic-Con: Ben Affleck evasive about Batman future

22-Jul-2017 | By

Warner Bros session entertains… but nothing on Wonder Woman 2.

The Distinguished Citizen

'The Distinguished Citizen' wins best film at Platino Awards

22-Jul-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

Pedro Almodóvar named best director for Julieta; Sonia Braga wins best actress for Aquarius.

The Defenders

Comic-Con: Netflix screens first episode of Marvel's 'The Defenders'

22-Jul-2017 | By

Iron First renewed for second season; The Punisher trailer revealed.

Ready Player One

Comic-Con: Steven Spielberg shows 'Ready Player One' footage

22-Jul-2017 | By

Warner Bros to release sci-fi mash-up adaptation on March 30, 2018.

Barb stranger things

Comic-Con: 'Barb' crashes 'Stranger Things' panel

22-Jul-2017 | By

Hall H crowd sees first Season 2 trailer ahead of Halloween season premiere.


Comic-Con: 'Westworld' panel brings Season 2 tease

22-Jul-2017 | By

HBO sci-fi has blood on its mind as robots rebel in second season.

The Endless

'The Endless' wins top prize at BIFAN festival

21-Jul-2017 | By

Sci-fi by Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson debuted at Tribeca Film Festival.

Game Of Thrones

Comic-Con: 'Game Of Thrones' panel teases Daenerys, Melisandre alliance

21-Jul-2017 | By

Cast of HBO fantasy series reflect on characters, say how they would rule.

Twin Peaks

Comic-Con: 'Twin Peaks' cast in David Lynch love-in

21-Jul-2017 | By

Kyle MacLachlan, cast, wax lyrical about show co-creator.


Latido, 'Rara' director Pepa San Martín line up 'La Felicidad'

21-Jul-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

EXCLUSIVE: Chilean drama to follow well-received Berlin and San Sebastian title Rara.

Sam Esmail

'Mr. Robot' creator Sam Esmail to direct Bermuda Triangle film

21-Jul-2017 | By

Project details nowhere to be found.

Chloe Farnworth

German sales outfit boards int'l co-pro 'Black Sun'

21-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Ireland-Finland-Germany drama set to shoot later this year.

Hubert Bals fund

Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund backs four projects

21-Jul-2017 | By

Films from Colombia, South-Africa, Palestine and Brazil selected.

Lucrecia Martel received FIPRESCI 90+ statuette from  FIPRESCI general secretary Klaus Eder and Jan A.P. Kaczmarek

Transatlantyk Festival honours Lucrecia Martel, Edward Norton

21-Jul-2017 | By

Argentinian filmmaker and US actor honoured in Poland.

Lady Macbeth

Big rise in tax relief to UK film and TV sector

21-Jul-2017 | By

T2: Trainspotting, Lady Macbeth and The Crown benefit from creative sector tax reliefs.

Justin McConnell

Unstable Ground, Federgreen, Raven Banner, Uncork’d plot 'Lifechanger'

21-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Partners to gather at Frontières Co-Production Market this week.

Dunkirk 3

'Dunkirk' early international haul grows to $8.6m

21-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 21 UPDATE: Christopher Nolan’s Second World War drama opens in South Korea on $1.6m.

David Ayer

'Bright' director David Ayer: Netflix let you be a filmmaker

20-Jul-2017 | By

Streaming giant stages first film panel at Comic-Con in support of Bright, Death Note.

Halle Berry

Comic-Con: Halle Berry downs 'whiskey' on 'Kingsman' panel

20-Jul-2017 | By

Oscar winner accepts challenge at San Diego convention.

Doctor Doom

Comic-Con: Noah Hawley developing Doctor Doom film at Fox

20-Jul-2017 | By

Legion, Fargo creator announces project during panel.

Baby Driver

'Baby Driver' hits $100m worldwide

20-Jul-2017 | By

Edgar Wright heist thriller crosses milestone.

Scaffolding On The Beach At Night Alone

'Scaffolding', Hong Sang-soo triumph in Jerusalem

20-Jul-2017 | By

Festival reveals the award winners from its 34th edition.

12 Days

Wild Bunch inks US deal for Cannes title '12 Days'

20-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Documentary capturing French psychiatric system premiered at Cannes.


Cassian Elwes, Anna Serner in TIFF Conference schedule

20-Jul-2017 | By

Programme reflects cross-border uncertainty in time of Trump.

Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke to receive Britannia award

20-Jul-2017 | By

Comedian ‘apologises’ for Cockney accent in Mary Poppins.


Comic-Con: MGM announces 'Stargate Origins' series

20-Jul-2017 | By

Project unveiled in San Diego marks studio’s first premium digital series

Mike Downey

Antalya Film Festival appoints Mike Downey as artistic director

20-Jul-2017 | By

Producer Downey will curate new international competition strand.

Game Of Thrones

'Game Of Thrones' creators reveal details about next series

20-Jul-2017 | By

HBO announces US series Confederate from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Claudia Winkleman

BBC warns of talent pay inflation

20-Jul-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Corporation says it could lose stars to ITV, Sky, Netflix and Amazon.

Andrew Timms

Marketing companies Intermission, Think Jam make first joint exec hire

20-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Former Substance marketing director Andrew Timms appointed.


IFP unveils 2017 IFP Film Week film and series line-up 

20-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JULY 20 UPDATE: IFP’s 39th Film Week takes place September 17-21 in Brooklyn, New York.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts drama 'Homecoming' lands at Amazon Studios

19-Jul-2017 | By

Universal Cable Productions and Anonymous Content to produce.

Wrath of silence right size

Rebooted Fortissimo Films acquires 'Wrath Of Silence'

19-Jul-2017 | By

Xin Yukun’s arthouse drama revolves around two missing children.

BBC top actors

Highest paid actors at the BBC revealed

19-Jul-2017 | By

Derek Thompson and Amanda Mealing are top actors on the list.

Trevor Nelson

BBC salaries: corporation falls short on BAME, gender gap pay

19-Jul-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Just 11% of top talent from diverse background.


Steven Soderbergh's next film stars Claire Foy and Juno Temple

19-Jul-2017 | By

Project shot entirely on an iPhone, according to reports.

JFF Day 5

Jerusalem 2017: Screen's dailies


Read Screen International’s daily magazine from the 34th Jerusalem Film Festival here.


'Shark Tale' director readies $10m animation 'Charlotte'

19-Jul-2017 | By

Film tells the story of Jewish painter Charlotte Salomon.

13 Reasons Why

Netflix rules digital summer in South Korea

19-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: 13 Reasons Why leads chart of in-demand shows.

The Levelling

BFI announces details of £50,000 bursary for emerging filmmakers

19-Jul-2017 | By

Award will be handed out at 2017 Luminous fundraising gala.

Confidential assignment

South Korea box office hits all-time high in first half of 2017

19-Jul-2017 | By

Box office boosted by local successes Confidential Assignment and The King.

Game of Thrones

Ten panels to look out for at Comic-Con 2017

18-Jul-2017 | By

From Game Of Thrones to Blade Runner 2049 and all manner of superheroes, San Diego jamboree offers thrills.

Drake Doremus

FilmNation makes first TV sale with 'White Fur'

18-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Amazon buys 1980s-set one-hour drama to be directed by Drake Doremus.

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance adds stand-alone episodic programme, festival favourite award

18-Jul-2017 | By

The New Climate strand to return for second year.


AMC Holdings – Dalian Wanda never funded expansion

18-Jul-2017 | By

Starplex, Odeon & UCI, Carmike, and Nordic Cinema Group all acquired through AMC’s own resources.

San Sebastian Film Festival

Pablo Larrain-produced film among San Sebastian New Director line-up

18-Jul-2017 | By

Thirteen first and second films revealed.

Lynette Howell Taylor

51 Entertainment to launch with Brie Larson's 'Unicorn Store'

18-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Lynette Howell Taylor’s company aims for gender parity and greater diversity in its projects.

House of Cards

Majority of Netflix subscribers now based outside North America

18-Jul-2017 | By

Streaming giant’s stock reaches all-time high.

Film industry

'Unlawful' UK film and TV industry failing parents, claims report

18-Jul-2017 | By

Research by Raising Films paints stark picture of deregulation.

Douglas Ross and Alex Baskin

MGM acquires unscripted production company Evolution Media

18-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

MGM expands television division led by Mark Burnett with new acquistion.

Big Bear

Blue Fox Entertainment acquires 'Big Bear' 

18-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Kidnapping comedy marks Blue Fox Entertainment’s first theatrical release.

The Twin

BIFAN's top project market award goes to 'The Twin'

18-Jul-2017 | By

Other winners include Mikhail Red’s Eerie and Bu Wei’s Man Of Sin.

Son Of Saul

'Son Of Saul' backer Sam Spiegel Lab names new director

18-Jul-2017 | By

Ifat Tubi departs Israeli funding programme as initiative faces uncertain future.


Sarajevo Film Festival reveals 2017 competition titles

18-Jul-2017 | By

Golden Bear winner Semih Kaplanoglu to present new feature.

Todd haynes

Locarno Film Festival to honour Todd Haynes

18-Jul-2017 | By

Director’s latest film Wonderstruck will screen at the festival.

Ana 7

First look at 'Logan' star Dafne Keen and Andy Garcia in 'Ana'

18-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Shoot is underway in Puerto Rico on comedy-drama sold by AMP International.


BBFC reveals most complained about films of 2016

18-Jul-2017 | By

Netflix submitted more titles than any other distributor.  


Irish Film Board launch funding schemes for female writers and directors

18-Jul-2017 | By

IFB aiming for 50/50 gender parity of funding.


BBC talent gender pay gap revealed

18-Jul-2017 | By Alex Farber, Broadcast

Women account for just a third of top earners.

Byron Allen

Rob Cohen hurricane heist film makes landfall at Entertainment Studios

17-Jul-2017 | By

Foresight Unlimited handles international sales on thriller formerly known as Category 5.

Mary Gu

Mary Gu named CEO of CAA China

17-Jul-2017 | By

Partnership to operate across entertainment and sports in Greater China.

Jerusalem Cinematheque

Jerusalem Film Festival unveils 2017 Pitch Point winners

17-Jul-2017 | By

Wise Hassan, Asia take top prizes.

Kyle MacLachlan

Kyle MacLachlan joins YA drama 'GLO'

17-Jul-2017 | By

Mongrel International handles sales outside US and Canada.

Bad Genius director NYAFF award

'Bad Genius' wins best feature at NYAFF 2017

17-Jul-2017 | By

Japan’s Close-Knit wins audience award.

'Ex Machina' director Alex Garland, FX Productions enter overall deal

17-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Writer-director of Ex Machina and upcoming Annihilation to develop and produce television projects.

Brad Turell

Brad Turell to head corporate communications at ICM Partners

17-Jul-2017 | By

Michelle Suess to depart after 11 years at agency.

black list

The Black List, WIF launch feature lab for female writers

17-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Partners announce second year of episodic TV lab for women writers.

Spirited Away

GKIDS to handle home video on Studio Ghibli catalogue

17-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Distributor now handles home entertainment rights as well as theatrical on Japanese studio titles.

Pamela Engel and Jean-Luc Godard

Artificial Eye co-founder Pamela Engel dies aged 82

17-Jul-2017 | By

Engel also co-founded UK distributor New Wave Films.

The Broken Circle Breakdown

'Broken Circle Breakdown' producer Dirk Impens to quit film business

17-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Felix Van Groeningen collaborator to “move aside”.

Martin Landau

Martin Landau, star of TV's 'Mission: Impossible', dies at 89

17-Jul-2017 | By

Oscar-winning star of Ed Wood turned down role of Spock in Star Trek.

War For The Planet of The Apes

UK box office: 'Apes' lands top with $9.4m debut

17-Jul-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s The Beguiled records Sofia Coppola’s second best UK opening.

Wu Kong

China box office: 'Wu Kong' top; Hollywood 'blackout' under way

17-Jul-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Despicable Me 3 knocked off top spot but still passes $100m.

film set

Plan to help freelancers in creative industries unveiled

17-Jul-2017 | By

Report by Creative Industries Federation highlights the difficulties facing freelancers.

Fonda redford

Venice Film Festival to honour Jane Fonda and Robert Redford

17-Jul-2017 | By

Duo will collect Golden Lions for lifetime achievement at premiere of Our Souls At Night.

Wanda group

China cracks down on Wanda's foreign acquisitions

17-Jul-2017 | By

Deals affected include Wanda’s acquisitions of Legendary Entertainment and the AMC cinema chain.

Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo and Jung Woo-sung

'The Good, The Bad, The Weird' director Kim Jee-woon sets cast, shoot date for new sci-fi

17-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo and Jung Woo-sung confirmed to star in sci-fi actioner.

Christina Hendricks

Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner, Anna Camp join 'Egg'

17-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Dark comedy set to shoot in New York later this summer.

Signature Move

Outfest unveils 2017 award winners

17-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The 2017 Outfest festival ran from July 6-16.

Juliet Naked

Nick Hornby adaptation 'Juliet, Naked' adds new cast

17-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Film starring Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawke begins UK shoot.

Mad To Be Normal

'Mad To Be Normal' starring David Tennant wins at Galway Film Fleadh

17-Jul-2017 | By

Other winners include Michael Inside, The Drummer And The Keeper and Rocky Ros Muc.

Last Days In Jerusalem

Tawfik Abu Wael unveils Tel Aviv-set thriller 'Wise Hassan'

17-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

 Thirst and Last Days In Jerusalem director plots next project.

eran kolirin

Israel's Dori Media Paran builds edgy arthouse slate

17-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Company lines up Eran Kolirin [pictured], Yuval Adler and Itamar Alcalay.

Nadav Lapid

Nadav Lapid, Said Ben Said gear up for 'Synonyms' shoot in Paris

17-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Producer talks Lapid’s latest; further projects with Mendonça Filho, Verhoeven, Jaoui and Sachs.

War For The Planet Of The Apes

'War For The Planet Of The Apes' rules North America on $56.3m (update)

16-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 17 UPDATE: Baby Driver now Edgar Wright’s biggest film worldwide.

Singing in Graveyards

MandarinVision boards Bradley Liew's 'Motel Acacia'

16-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Upcoming Filipino genre picture tackles global immigration debate.


'Spider-Man: Homecoming' rules international weekend on $71.2m (update)

16-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JULY 17 UPDATE: War For The Planet Of The Apes in $44.2m international launch; Despicable Me 3 crosses $400m.

Jodie Whittaker

Jodie Whittaker named first female Doctor Who

16-Jul-2017 | By

Broadchurch star becomes 13th actor to lead BBC series.

Evzen Kolar

'The Boys & Girl From County Clare' producer Evzen Kolar dies aged 67

16-Jul-2017 | By

Larger-than-life polyglot worked with Morgan Freeman, Sean Connery, Jean-Claude Van Damme.

April 4 1968

MPM, Blonde SA team on Myriam Gharbi's 'Pirates'

16-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Project is debut feature from the director of award-winning short April 4th 1968.

George Romero

George Romero, 'Night Of The Living Dead' director, dies aged 77

16-Jul-2017 | By Screen staff

The iconic filmmaker was the father of the modern zombie film.

Tim Burton on set of Dumbo

Disney, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm present at D23

15-Jul-2017 | By

Watch behind-the-scenes footage from Star Wars: The Last Jedi here.

Sam Spiegel lab 2017

Pini Tavger's 'Pinhas' wins $50,000 Sam Spiegel prize

15-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Dea Kulumbegashvili, Maya Dreifuss also scoop awards from Jerusalem lab.

Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne's 'Downsizing' to open Venice

15-Jul-2017 | By

Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Kristen Wiig star in comedy from Sideways director.

Cosima Finkbeiner, Carlo Chatrian, Wendy Mitchell, Matthijs Wouter Knol

Think Fest: Locarno, EFM, Beta execs on how festivals can stay relevant

15-Jul-2017 | By

Locarno’s Carlo Chatrian, Matthijs Wouter Knol of EFM and Cosima Finkbeiner of Beta Cinema discussed festival budgets and revenues.

Frederic Boyer, Mirsad Purivatra, Wendy Mitchell, Anna Hoffmann

Think Fest: Tribeca, Sarajevo, Berlin Forum heads debate the rise of Netflix

15-Jul-2017 | By

Frederic Boyer (Tribeca), Mirsad Purivatra (Sarajevo), Anna Hoffmann (Berlinale Forum) discuss challenges on panel.

bero beyer

Think Fest: Protagonist, Karlovy Vary, IFFR chiefs on the changing arthouse scene

15-Jul-2017 | By

Mike Goodridge, Karel Och and Bero Beyer discuss the importance of festivals and distribution initiatives.

Think Fest

Festival innovation, Netflix in the spotlight at Jerusalem's Think Fest

15-Jul-2017 | By

Screen reports from festival-focused industry initiative’s first edition.

Wreck-It Ralph 2

Taraji P Henson joins 'Wreck-It-Ralph 2'

14-Jul-2017 | By

Stars of Walt Disney and Pixar assemble at D23 Expo.

Venice Film Festival

Venice confirms 47 projects for Gap-Financing Market

14-Jul-2017 | By

Feature, documentary, VR, TV projects set for Venice industry strand.

David Strathairn

David Strathairn joins Syfy’s 'The Expanse'

14-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Season three of The Expanse is currently filming in Toronto and will premiere in 2018. 

Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry, Viacom enter multi-year agreement

14-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Comprehensive partnership to include TV, film and short-form content.

Alejandro Rojas

Alejandro Rojas named Parrot Analytics regional director, Latin America

14-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Former McKinsey consultant based in New York.

The Witch

Scythia Films, Stellar Citizens launch development fund

14-Jul-2017 | By

Mark Vonnegut’s The Eden Express first on the slate.

Once Upon A Time

Polish Days titles announced for New Horizons

14-Jul-2017 | By Lawrence Gash

Polish showcase to highlight 26 movies.

Russo Brothers

FX, Russo Brothers developing drama series 'The Mastermind' 

14-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Crime drama series based on Atavist Magazine investigative articles.

Emmys brits

Emmys 2017: Thandie Newton, Benedict Cumberbatch lead Brit charge

14-Jul-2017 | By

Ewan McGregor, Riz Ahmed, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Claire Foy have also been nominated.


Jerusalem Film Festival opens with laughs not politics

14-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Michel Hazanavicius and Louis Garrel attend with opening night screening of Redoubtable.

The Crown

Danny Cohen: wait for top TV writers can be up to three years

14-Jul-2017 | By

“Power of the writer has increased,” says former BBC TV boss.

Eastern Promises

'Eastern Promises' producer boards Israeli debut

14-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Two Canadian partners have joined Dana Lerer’s first feature.


Women directors on the rise in Israel

14-Jul-2017 | By

31% of feature films made in Israel in 2016 were directed by women.

Death Of A Poetess

Female film collective bows in Jerusalem with debut feature

14-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Micro-budget Death Of A Poetess set for world premiere.

solondz makhmalbaf

Todd Solondz, Mohsen Makhmalbaf ready Jerusalem-set feature 'The Quarters'

14-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Arsinee Khanjian, Anne Muylaert also onboard portmanteau project.

Ramen Teh

Takumi Saitoh, Seiko Matsuda to star in Eric Khoo's 'Ramen Teh'

14-Jul-2017 | By

The film tells the story of a young ramen chef from Japan.

Chelsea Friedland

Seven Bucks Productions hires Chelsea Friedland

14-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Friedland joins as vice-president of development as Seven Bucks aims to bolster television development slate.


Jerusalem Cinematheque to restore 30,000 Israeli films

14-Jul-2017 | By

The organisation is upping its archive efforts after purchasing digitisation technology.


First look at Avi Nesher's redemption drama 'Pilgrim'

14-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Production is underway in Jerusalem on Israeli director’s latest feature.

Match Factory boards Eran Kolirin's 'Let It Be Morning' as project gears up

14-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Beyond The Mountains And The Hill director aiming for early 2018 shoot on latest feature.

Outrage Coda

First English-language trailer for Takeshi Kitano's 'Outrage Coda'

13-Jul-2017 | By Lawrence Gash

EXCLUSIVE: Watch first teaser for final film in Kitano’s Outrage Trilogy.

Westworld 2

'Westworld', 'Saturday Night Live' lead Emmys nominations

13-Jul-2017 | By

Shows each earned 22 nods on Thursday morning.

Ted Schilowitz

Paramount Pictures hires first futurist in residence

13-Jul-2017 | By

Barco Escape chief creative officer to explore new technology opportunities.

Bob Odenkirk

Emmys 2017: nominees 'chuffed', 'thrilled' (and determined to try harder)

13-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

What Thursday morning’s nominees are saying.

lotte cinema

World's first cinema with projector-less LED screen opens in Korea

13-Jul-2017 | By

Theatre uses new Samsung LED technology.

European Union

EU reveals €12m slate funding, four UK companies awarded

13-Jul-2017 | By

Four UK companies get Creative Europe development backing; total UK investment revealed for 2014-16.


Ffilm Cymru Wales greenlights three films for Cinematic scheme

13-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Three Welsh films head to production in scheme backed by BFI, S4C.

Roland Emmerich

Roland Emmerich named honourary chairman of GABA FI

13-Jul-2017 | By

German filmmaker joins in critical year for German-US business partnership

War For The Planet of The Apes

'War For The Planet Of The Apes' to open in 64 territories

13-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Ilumination-Universal’s Despicable Me 3 crosses $520m worldwide.

First Half Of My Life

Fox Networks Group to broadcast hit series 'The First Half Of My Life' outside China

13-Jul-2017 | By

The popular show starring Chen Daoming is set for release in Singapore and the Philippines.

Doctor Who

'Doctor Who' exec producer Brian Minchin joins 'Sherlock' indie Hartswood Films

13-Jul-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Minchin will head its Welsh division.

Blake Lively

Blake Lively to star in spy thriller 'The Rhythm Section' for 'Bond' producers

12-Jul-2017 | By

Reed Morano, riding high after critical acclaim for The Handmaid’s Tale, to direct spy thriller.

Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade

12-Jul-2017 | By

Actor caught on camera insulting black police officer.


Writers Guild Of America sets 2018 awards dates

12-Jul-2017 | By

Seventieth annual show timetable kicks off in October.

Shane Meadows

Shane Meadows preps Irish drama 'The Virtues' for Channel 4

12-Jul-2017 | By Manori Ravindran, Broadcast

Channel orders four-parter from Warp Films.

Elena team

Ascot Elite, Jumping Horse team on family series 'Elena'

12-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Swiss and German producers to adapt novels from Nele Neuhaus.

Atomic blonde

Locarno Festival 2017 line-up revealed

12-Jul-2017 | By

Atomic Blonde, The Big Sick, The Song Of Scorpions among line-up.


Emmys 2017: full list of nominations

12-Jul-2017 | By Screen staff

Westworld, Saturday Night Live lead nominations in 69th Primetime Emmys.

Ollie Madden

Film4 appoints Ollie Madden as head of creative

12-Jul-2017 | By

Cassandra Carias also joins business affairs team.

Amy Landecker

Amy Landecker joins Jim Parsons, Claire Danes in 'A Kid Like Jake'

12-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Bankside Films handles international sales.

Aml Ameen

Orion Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films board 'The Price'

12-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Film premiered in competition at SXSW under original title Dara Ju.


Vizio sues Chinese tech giant LeEco over failed merger

12-Jul-2017 | By

LeEco owns Le Vision Pictures which invested in The Great Wall.


Harlan Coben drama 'Safe' starring Michael C. Hall heading to Netflix

12-Jul-2017 | By

RED Production Company and author join forces for series.

John Cleese

John Cleese to receive honorary Sarajevo Film Festival award

12-Jul-2017 | By

Monty Python star honoured for his contribution to film.

Gnome Alone

Smith Global Media sets release date for 'Gnome Alone'

12-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Animation feature set to debut on 1,500 screens in the US.

Quentin Tarantino right size

Quentin Tarantino working on Charles Manson film

11-Jul-2017 | By

Feature number nine would bring filmmaker closer to ‘retirement’.

Daisy Ridley Tom Holland

'Chaos Walking' starring Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland release date announced

11-Jul-2017 | By

Lionsgate to release sci-fi adventure in Spring 2019.

Kathryn Bigelow

Annapurna, Fox strike home entertainment pact

11-Jul-2017 | By

Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit first to go under deal.

On Chesil Beach

BFI to investigate health of independent film sector

11-Jul-2017 | By

UPDATE: commission members revealed; Lionsgate’s Zygi Kamasa to chair group.

Kamikaze Attack

Hollywood Gang developing Second World War drama 'Kamikaze' 

11-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Film adaptation based on book by John Wukovits.

Renee Zellweger

Renée Zellweger, Isabella Rossellini, Common join 'Best Day Of My Life'

11-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Simon Baker, Taylor Kinney, Gus Birney also join Sarah Jessica Parker romance.


Wroclaw's New Horizons competition lineup revealed

11-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: 12 Polish premieres include Menashe and Makala.

Men Dont Cry

Karlovy Vary winner 'Men Don't Cry' scores sales deal

11-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: German seller lands Special Jury Award winner produced by Jasmila Zbanic.

The Foreigner

Singapore's Clover Films unveils 2017 slate including Jackie Chan's 'The Foreigner'

11-Jul-2017 | By

Line-up also includes Chan vehicle Bleeding Steel and Cannes title The Villainess.

Cines Dreams Palacio de Hielo

MK2 buys Madrid cinema, becomes Spain's third biggest exhibitor

11-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Cines Dreams Palacio de Hielo drew 930,000 spectators in 2016.

Max Minghella

Max Minghella directorial debut 'Teen Spirit' begins UK shoot

11-Jul-2017 | By Lawrence Gash

Eight actors confirmed to join Elle Fanning in the cast of pop music drama.  


Orion Pictures, Samuel Goldwyn Films acquire 'Barracuda'

11-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The film received world premiere in competition at SXSW.

Mireille Soria

Mireille Soria to head Paramount Animation

10-Jul-2017 | By

Former DreamWorks Animation senior executive to work closely with Viacom brands.

Barry Jenkins

'Moonlight' director Barry Jenkins eyes autumn start on 'If Beale Street Could Talk'

10-Jul-2017 | By

James Baldwin adaptation first on Pastel’s production deal with Annapurna.


Toronto Film Festival launches $3m scheme for female filmmakers

10-Jul-2017 | By

Share Her Journey campaign targets C$3m within five years.

Kristen Konvitz

ICM Partners grows independent group with Kristen Konvitz hire

10-Jul-2017 | By

New arrival worked at Stay Gold, Wild Bunch, The Weinstein Company

Amy Entelis

CNN, Hulu strike content deal

10-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Initial wave of content to include six series and two films.

Winter Brothers

Lars Mikkelsen drama 'Winter Brothers' gets sales deal

10-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: House Of Cards and Sherlock actor leads Danish arthouse title.

Jennifer Jason Leigh

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Hugo Weaving join Showtime's 'Patrick Melrose'

10-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Pair join star and executive producer Benedict Cumberbatch. The Crown’s Anna Madeley joins cast.

Spider-man homecoming

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' swings to $12.1m UK debut

10-Jul-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s Despicable Me 3 nears £20m after ten days in play.

Despicable me 3

China Box Office: 'Despicable Me 3' opens to record-breaking weekend

10-Jul-2017 | By Silvia Wong

More Chinese films enter the charts; Transformers 5 loses momentum.

Keira Knightley

Italy's Vision makes Keira Knightley movie first int'l release

10-Jul-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

EXCLUSIVE: Colette first English-language film for buyer backed by Sky; will co-release with Good Films.

Screen June July 2017

Screen June-July 2017


Browse the digital edition of Screen International, which includes a focus on Luc Besson’s Valerian.

Vue west end

Vue re-opens flagship West End cinema after £6.6m revamp

10-Jul-2017 | By

Leicester Square site adds fully reclining chairs, updated screens.

Super Dark Times

'Super Dark Times' takes top prize at Neuchatel

10-Jul-2017 | By Lawrence Gash

European genre festival crowns 2017 winners.

Ellie Peers

Writers' Guild of Great Britain confirms general secretary

10-Jul-2017 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart, Broadcast

Ellie Peers takes on permanent role.

Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin: 'There's a lack of interest in film criticism'

10-Jul-2017 | By

American critic and author thinks the internet has “diluted” film criticism.

Wanda group

Wanda strikes $9.3bn deal to sell theme parks, hotels

10-Jul-2017 | By

Chinese giant in apparent step-back from leisure and tourism drive.

CineLink copro market

Sarajevo completes 2017 CineLink co-pro selection

10-Jul-2017 | By

Seven more titles join co-production market.

spiderman homecoming

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' storms to $117m debut (update)

9-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 10 UPDATE: Third biggest launch of 2017 so far; second biggest in 15-year franchise. Fine weekend for Sony as Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver nears $60m in North America.


'Spider-Man: Homecoming' earns $139.5m in international launch (update)

9-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JULY 10 UPDATE: South Korea generates sensational $25.8m, Mexico $12m, UK $11.8m.

Mar del Plata

Peter Scarlet named Mar del Plata artistic director

9-Jul-2017 | By

INCAA announces hire over weekend. Festival veteran previously served as artistic director of Tribeca.

Little Crusader

Karlovy Vary Film Festival winners revealed

9-Jul-2017 | By

Czech title Little Crusader takes Crystal Globe; works in progress winners announced.

Wild Bunch

Wild Bunch quits Unifrance in protest over Toubiana hire

7-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

UPDATE: Unifrance responds to sales outfit quitting French cinema promotion group.

Killing Gunther

Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Killing Gunther' lands at Saban Films

7-Jul-2017 | By

Production wraps on action comedy about arrogant hitman.

The Cakemaker

Strand Releasing acquires drama 'The Cakemaker'

7-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The film had its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

Peter Capaldi

BBC America readies final Peter Capaldi 'Doctor Who' Comic-Con panel

7-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency to make Hall H debut.

Jerusalem Cinematheque

Top film festival heads set for Jerusalem's Think Fest

7-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: EFM, Rotterdam, Locarno, Tribeca chiefs among those attending inaugural event.

Sarajevo jury 2017

EIFF's Mark Adams, Doha's Fatma Al Remaihi join Sarajevo jury

7-Jul-2017 | By

Melisa Sözen, Gordan Bogdan also set to join jury president Michel Franco.

Emma Stone

Emma Stone admits some male co-stars have taken a pay cut for her

7-Jul-2017 | By

Actress gives brutally honest interview about gender pay gap in Hollywood.


NFTS launches £20m facilities

7-Jul-2017 | By

David Puttnam named school’s life president.

New Blood

FrightFest launches 'New Blood' scheme for horror writers

7-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The London-based festival teams with MPI Media and Dark Sky Films to find new genre voices.

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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' continues to dominate UK social buzz

7-Jul-2017 | By Screen staff

Sony release reigns atop UK buzz chart once again.


'Spider-Man: Homecoming' earns $25.3m from international debuts

7-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JULY 7 UPDATE: Web-slinger takes $10.4m in South Korea; $3.4m in UK previews; franchise record $4m in Australia.

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'Despicable Me 3' in record $20.1m China opening day

7-Jul-2017 | By

Debut ranks as sixth biggest of all films in China for year-to-date.

Guiding Lights 9

Talent scheme Guiding Lights unveils latest group of mentees

7-Jul-2017 | By

13 directors, producers and writers selected for Skillset, BFI backed initiative.

The Revenger

First look at Samantha Barks, Robert Kazinsky in 'The Revenger'

7-Jul-2017 | By

Anna Chancellor, Ivan Kaye join comedy now shooting in London.

Jane Roscoe

London Film School director to step down

7-Jul-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Jane Roscoe leaves for University of West of England post after three years.


STXinternational adds key partner to distribution network

6-Jul-2017 | By

Company also extends deals with German-speaking Europe, Scandinavia.

Hue 1968

Michael De Luca, Michael Mann project 'Hue 1968' lands at FX

6-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Premium cable network to adapt Vietnam War book into limited series.

Ava DuVernay

Ava DuVernay, Netflix line up Central Park Five limited series

6-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Drama centres on wrongful conviction true story.


Todd Haynes’ 'Wonderstruck' set as Centerpiece selection at 55th NYFF

6-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Dual timeline drama premiered in Cannes, will receive New York premiere on October 7.

Elizabeth Moss in The Handmaid's Tale

'The Handmaid’s Tale' dominates Hulu original titles

6-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: Los Angeles-based data science firm Parrot Analytics provides insight into the series’ performance.

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Mark O'Connor to head production at Sidney Kimmel Entertainment

6-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Former CAA agent also worked at Fox, Scott Rudin Productions.

Little Women

Angela Lansbury, Michael Gambon, Emily Watson sign for US-UK mini-series 'Little Women'

6-Jul-2017 | By

BBC One, PBS, Playground co-pro starts shoot this month.


Serge Toubiana named as new president of Unifrance

6-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Former Cinématheque Française chief takes up post at French cinema export body.

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Lenny Abrahamson's 'The Little Stranger' starts UK shoot

6-Jul-2017 | By

Domhnall Gleeson and Charlotte Rampling star in period ghost story.


Revamped Series Mania relocates to Lille from Paris

6-Jul-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

First edition of relocated, restructured event to take place in new home April 20-28.

Radha Mitchell

Radha Mitchell to star in 'The World Without You' adaptation

6-Jul-2017 | By

Australian actress to lead feature film based on Joshua Henkin’s book.


Future Frames spotlights new filmmakers at Karlovy Vary 2017

6-Jul-2017 | By Laurence Boyce

Director Denis Côté and European Film Promotion boss speak to Screen about the student filmmaker scheme.

Daniel Radcliffe

Bavarian fund backs Daniel Radcliffe action comedy 'Guns Akimbo'

6-Jul-2017 | By

Fund also supporting adaptation of erotic classic Fear Of Flying.

Roger Durling

Santa Barbara festival confirms 2018 dates

6-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Executive director Roger Durling announced 33rd edition timeline.

Baby Driver

'Baby Driver' now the biggest US release of Edgar Wright's career

5-Jul-2017 | By

Despicable Me 3 rules five-day July Fourth session on $99m.

Karlovy Vary

'Elle' producer boards Karlovy Vary work in progress projects

5-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Volcano, Brighton 4 are currently in post-production.

A Taxi Driver

Fantasia to close with international premiere of 'A Taxi Driver'

5-Jul-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

21st edition of Montreal genre festival to also screen Atomic Blonde, Good Time and world premiere of 4K restoration of Suspiria.

Cinecitta studios

Rome's Cinecittà Studios set for revamp after return to state ownership

5-Jul-2017 | By

Italian government aims to entice more international productions.

Annette Bening

Annette Bening to preside over Venice international jury

5-Jul-2017 | By

20th Century Women star becomes first female president for 11 years.

Paul Breuls

'Emperor', 'Third Person' producer Paul Breuls detained in Antwerp

5-Jul-2017 | By

Corsan boss accused of swindling, forgery, tax breaches and money laundering.


'Censor' wins Karlovy Vary 2017 works in progress award

5-Jul-2017 | By Laurence Boyce

Ukrainian prison drama directed by Peter Kerekes scoops prize.

Ljubljana Slovenia

Slovenian Film Centre backs five features

5-Jul-2017 | By

Total of €245,000 to be injected into five projects.

Friedemann Goez

Friedemann Goez joins Beta Film's international TV arm

5-Jul-2017 | By

The Same Sky exec joins German production and sales outfit.

Adrien Brody

Adrien Brody to be honoured at Locarno Film Festival

4-Jul-2017 | By

Oscar-winning actor to attend festival screening of The Pianist.

Ciro Guerra

'Embrace Of The Serpent' director Ciro Guerra reveals details of next two projects

4-Jul-2017 | By

The in-demand director is currently editing a new project filmed in the La Guajira desert.

Nicole Midori Woodford

Southeast Asia's SEAFIC lab hands out inaugural prizes

4-Jul-2017 | By

You Are There, Doi Boy win awards.


'BPM (Beats per Minute)' among 2017 Lux Film Prize finalists

4-Jul-2017 | By

10 films selected for award announced at Karlovy Vary.

The Lord Of The Rings

Warner Bros, Tolkien estate settle five-year legal battle

3-Jul-2017 | By

The dispute between film studio and estate of the fantasy author ends ‘amicably’.

The Broken Circle Breakdown

'Bullhead' and 'Broken Circle Breakdown' backers VAF name next CEO

3-Jul-2017 | By

Erwin Provoost named next CEO of Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF).


'Okja' opens fourth at Korea box office despite cinema boycott

3-Jul-2017 | By

The Netflix film was not shown in the country’s three biggest cinema chains.

Transformers: The Last Knight

China box office: 'Transformers: The Last Knight' suffers huge drop

3-Jul-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Transformers 5 sees big decline but is still top; Chinese films back in charts.

Despicable Me

UK box office: 'Despicable Me 3' enjoys huge opening

3-Jul-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Sony’s Baby Driver scores Edgar Wright’s second biggest UK debut.

Fantastic Beasts

'Fantastic Beasts' sequel starts shoot in UK

3-Jul-2017 | By Cecile Pin

David Yates returns to direct; Jude Law and Zoe Kravitz join the cast.

Loveless producer Alexander Rodnyansky with jury member Nastassja Kinski

Munich: Zvyagintsev, Pinho and Lass among winners

3-Jul-2017 | By

Cannes competition title Loveless wins best international film.

A Ghost Story

'A Ghost Story' director David Lowery: I'd love to work with Netflix

3-Jul-2017 | By

Director discusses cinema/VoD debate at Karlovy Vary film festival.

Despicable Me 3

'Despicable Me 3' tops North America on $72.4m (update)

2-Jul-2017 | By

JULY 3 UPDATE: Baby Driver delivers career-best debut for Edgar Wright in second place through Sony; New Line’s The House collapses.

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'Despicable Me 3' grosses $95.6m internationally (update)

2-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JULY 3 UPDATE: Wonder Woman, Pirates 5 cross $700m worldwide as The Mummy surges to $369.9m globally.

Casey Affleck

Casey Affleck: I'll keep on making smaller films

2-Jul-2017 | By

The Oscar-winner was talking about his career choices at Karlovy Vary.

Barry Norman

Film critic Barry Norman dies aged 83

1-Jul-2017 | By

Norman hosted the BBC’s Film… show for 26 years.

Aziz Ansari

Emmys 2017: Aziz Ansari talks 'Master of None'

1-Jul-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The comedian talks to Screen about his most personal and challenging project to date.


Netflix lines up Comic-Con panels

30-Jun-2017 | By

Streaming giant sets surprise screening in San Diego for July 20.

Despicable me 3

'Despicable Me 3' heads into 48 territories

30-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Illumination’s animated film debuts in the UK, Mexico and Russia, among others this weekend.

Lizzy Caplan

Lizzy Caplan boards 'Das Boot' event series

30-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Production on the big-budget television series is set to commence this summer.

C.O. Erickson

C.O. 'Doc' Erickson dead at 93

30-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The producer and production manager associated with Chinatown and Groundhog Day, died on Wednesday from heart complications.

Henrik Bo Nielsen

Danish Film Institute CEO to step down

30-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

Henrik Bo Nielsen has been in the role since 2007.

Cult of Chucky

FrightFest 2017 to open with 'Cult Of Chucky' starring Jennifer Tilly

30-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Horror festival’s 18th edition to close with Tyler McIntyre’s Tragedy Girls.

Crested Ibis director Qiao Liang and producer Duan Peng with the Golden George

Moscow Film Festival presents top prize to China's 'Crested Ibis'

30-Jun-2017 | By

Qiao Liang’s drama wins top prize at Moscow fest.

Starless Dreams

Previous LFF winner among Norwegian film fund grantees

30-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

Five projects selected in €217,000 funding round from Sørfond+.

Spider-Man: Homecoming

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' swings to top of UK buzz chart

30-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

Marvel reboot dominated this week’s social media buzz ahead of its release.

Gods own country

'God's Own Country' wins top prize at Edinburgh Film Festival

30-Jun-2017 | By

Daphne, Glory also scoop prizes.

Telefilm Canada

Telefilm Canada updates its Development Programme

30-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The announced changes come as Telefilm aims to increase diversity among Canadian productions.

A Billion Colour Story

‘A Billion Colour Story’ triumphs at London Indian Film Festival

30-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

Drama takes top prize at 8th edition of festival.

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg elected Academy governor

29-Jun-2017 | By

2017-18 intake includes Participant Media CEO David Linde.

The Square

'The Square' UK release date delayed

29-Jun-2017 | By

Director Ruben Östlund making edits to Palme d’Or-winning film.


Breaking Glass Pictures acquires 'Spaceship'

29-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: 45 Years producer Tristan Goligher on roster.


'Breathe' to open London Film Festival

29-Jun-2017 | By

Andy Serkis’s directorial debut is one of STXinternational’s first UK releases.


Organic PR agency opens Manchester office

29-Jun-2017 | By

Account manager Chris Boyd will lead Organic’s northern business.

Hedy Lamarr

'Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story' to open newportFILM Outdoors

29-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Eighth season of outdoor screening series kicks off on June 29 in Newport, Rhode Island.

Ben Bond

Hoot Comedy execs launch UK production outfit Bad Owl Films

29-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Company reveals debut slate of comedy, horror projects.

Sky Fox

Fox takeover of Sky stalls

29-Jun-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Culutre secretary Karen Bradley refers bid to competition authorities.

Halle Berry

Halle Berry says her historic Oscar win 'meant nothing'

29-Jun-2017 | By

The lack of progress with diversity in Hollywood is “troubling”, said the actress.

Olivier Assayas

Olivier Assayas to preside over Locarno jury

29-Jun-2017 | By

Yousry Nasrallah, Sabine Azéma also set for festival jury duty.

Sundance lab

Sundance Institute Mediterranean workshop participants revealed

29-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Second edition of event hosted with Greece’s Faliro House will support filmmakers from the region.


Academy adds record number of new members in diversity push

28-Jun-2017 | By

Invitees will boost overall membership to around 8,500.

Jacques Malaterre

Bosco Entertainment, Tita line up xenophobia satire

28-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Screenplay written by The Unbearable Lightness Of Being actor Laszlo Szabo.


Gravitas Ventures acquires 'Nightworld'

28-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Horror veteran Robert Englund stars in tale of cursed apartment block.

BFI skills training diversity

BFI launches £20m plan to tackle UK skills shortage

28-Jun-2017 | By

Industry heavyweights back 10-point initiative to boost UK crews.

Gnome Alone

Smith Global Media acquires 'Gnome Alone', 'Charming'

28-Jun-2017 | By

Wide theatrical releases planned for 3QU Media family films.

Jodie Comer

Jodie Comer joins BBC America’s 'Killing Eve'

28-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Comer joins previously announced Sandra Oh in female-led drama set to debut in 2018.

Saban Films

Saban Films executive duo on the rise

28-Jun-2017 | By

President Bill Bromiley announces two key promotions.

Bert Berns and Jerry Wexler

Apple Music acquires 'BANG! The Bert Berns Story'

28-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Platform makes another notable buy after Tribeca opener Clive Davis in April.

Olivia Cooke to star in 'Vanity Fair' adaptation for ITV, Amazon

28-Jun-2017 | By Miranda Blazeby, Broadcast

Mammoth Screen to produce seven-part series.

The Beguiled Good Time

'The Beguiled', 'Good Time' set for Jerusalem international competition

28-Jun-2017 | By

Festival selects 12 titles for second edition of competitive strand.


Luc Besson's EuropaCorp posts record loss

28-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Poor box office performance of English-language slate, including Miss Sloane and The Circle, to blame.

Abi Morgan Nicola Walker Stephen Mangan

Abi Morgan's female lawyer series 'The Split' casts up

28-Jun-2017 | By

BBC One, Sundance TV series heading into production.

Dar Salim

Christoffer Boe shooting Danish crime series 'Warrior' with Dar Salim

28-Jun-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Other projects backed by June round of Nordisk Film & TV Fond include Liberty created by Asger Leth.

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Film London awarded £1.3m for artists scheme

28-Jun-2017 | By

FLAMIN initiative, including Jarman award, will continue for the next four years.


NFTS selects participants for diversity-focused directors workshop

28-Jun-2017 | By

Six selected for second edition of free scheme.

Asghar Farhadi

Eurimages to support 27 films including Asghar Farhadi project

28-Jun-2017 | By

Council of Europe’s cinema fund to award €7,104,430.

Patricio Valladares

Chilean veterans back genre co-production event

28-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Suspense! Co-Producer Network to launch in July.

Michael Nyqvist

'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' star Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

27-Jun-2017 | By

Swedish star made several high-profile forays into Hollywood.

Boondock Saints 2

Oceanside Media boards 'The Blood Spoon Council'

27-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: The Boondock Saints creator Troy Duffy makes directing return.

De Winter

WOW! Unlimited Media hires Greg De Winter

27-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

De Winter will oversee the 2D animation division at Rainmaker Studios.

cedric Klapisch

Music Box picks up 'Back To Burgundy'

27-Jun-2017 | By

Pio Marmaï, Ana Girardot, François Civil star in family vineyard drama.

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Hollywood plots China box office audit amid fraud concerns

27-Jun-2017 | By

MPAA reacts to ongoing questions about the accuracy of Chinese box office reporting.

Ricardo Darin Javier Bardem Penelope Cruz

Italian distributor Lucky Red reveals ambitious production plans

27-Jun-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

Distributor plots move into genre and family movies, beginning with Asghar Farhadi’s upcoming thriller.

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BFI hires Danny Leigh, Will Massa for archive roles

27-Jun-2017 | By

BFI National Archive makes key hires for curatorial team.


Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' to play at Galway Film Fleadh

27-Jun-2017 | By

Irish festival reveals 2017 line-up.

David Lynch

Rome Film Festival to give David Lynch lifetime achievement award

27-Jun-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky will have its European premiere in Rome.

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Odeon Cinemas Group hires MD for Spain and Portugal

27-Jun-2017 | By

Ramon Biarnes joins Europe’s largest exhibitor.


Kevin Bacon says the 'Tremors' reboot is heading to Syfy channel

26-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Pilot for horror series being made for US network, according to actor.

MGM Worldwide Television expands senior team

26-Jun-2017 | By

Company hires Mina Patel, Todd Parkin; promotes Annie Khostegyan.

An Inconvenient Sequel

'An Inconvenient Sequel' ending to change

26-Jun-2017 | By

Participant Media confirms move ahead of July 28 release.

Sissy Spacek

Sissy Spacek, Jane Levy join Hulu drama 'Castle Rock'

26-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Actresses join previously announced Andre Holland in 10-part series.

Transformers: The Last Knight

UK box office: 'Transformers 5' has lowest opening of the series

26-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s sequel tops chart, but non-final $5.86m (£4.6m) debut is well down on previous instalments.

Hanne Palmquist

HBO Nordic executive to deliver Strategic Partners keynote

26-Jun-2017 | By

Atlantic International Film Festival co-production market to run in September.


Shanghai fest awards top prizes to 'Pedicab', 'Shuttle Life'

26-Jun-2017 | By

Jury headed by Cristian Mungiu selects winners.

In Syria

Film Movement, BOND/360 form doc alliance

26-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Deal comes as Film Movement aims to expand footprint in documentary arena.

Colonel Tom Parker

Elvis Presley manager biopic set to go into production

26-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Spencer Proffer, Steve Binder, Joe Berlinger join forces for 2018 production start on ‘The Colonel’.

Have A Nice Day

Chinese animation 'Have A Nice Day' heads to multiple territories

26-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: MFI announces fresh deals on dark comedy crime caper set in small town China.

Transformers: The Last Knight

China box office: 'Transformers 5' posts huge debut

26-Jun-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Michael Bay’s sequel opens with more than $120m, way ahead of US total.


Creativity Capital, Creativity Media launch production outfit Riverhouse

26-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Company’s debut slate includes Microwave feature Looted.

Transformers: The Last Knight

'Transformers: The Last Knight' in weak $68.5m North American debut (update)

25-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 26 UPDATE: The Big Sick, The Beguiled huge in limited release. Wonder Woman now biggest live-action global release directed by a woman.

Transformers: The Last Knight

'Transformers: The Last Knight' scores $267.7m global debut (update)

25-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JUNE 26 UPDATE: China delivers biggest franchise bow on $125.3m, while The Mummy nears $350m worldwide.

Facing Mecca

'Facing Mecca' triumphs at Palm Springs Shortfest

25-Jun-2017 | By

California festival runs through June 26.

The Divine Order

Kino Lorber, Zeitgeist Films board 'The Divine Order'

23-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Film marks initial acquistion following distribution alliance.

Once Upon A Time

Well Go USA acquires North American rights to 'Once Upon A Time'

23-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Distributor plans an August theatrical release followed by digital, home video release.

2017 BAFTA SFA Winners

BAFTA announces 2017 Student Film Award winners

23-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Special jury prize awarded to Daphne Matziaraki for documentary 4.1 Miles.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp apologises for Trump 'assassination' remarks

23-Jun-2017 | By

UPDATE: Actor expresses contrition after White House condemns remarks as ‘sad’.


London Screenings 2017: which films stood out?

23-Jun-2017 | By

Buyers expressed optimism over a handful of titles amid London security concerns.

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'Transformers: The Last Knight' rumbles into 41 territories

23-Jun-2017 | By

Paramount and Hasbro’s fifth instalment arrives in UK, China, among others.


'Transformers: The Last Knight' tops UK social media buzz

23-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

The fifth instalment in Michael Bay’s franchise dominated UK social chatter this week.

The Strange Ones

'The Strange Ones' wins at Champs-Elysées Film Festival

23-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Business as usual for festival unfolding on famous Paris avenue hit by two terror attacks in recent weeks.

Woody Allen

Woody Allen on Donald Trump: "We have chaos in the capital"

23-Jun-2017 | By

“I still don’t know why he wanted the job.”

Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson drama wins at Champs-Elysées fest's US in Progress

23-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Wild Nights With Emily, about an illicit romance, scoops €50,000 top prize.

Ron Howard

Ron Howard confirmed as director on Han Solo feature

22-Jun-2017 | By

Director assumes reins following departure of Phil Lord, Christopher Miller.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez to star in, produce 'Second Act' for STXfilms

22-Jun-2017 | By

Company boards latest female-driven project after Bad Moms, Valerian, Molly’s Game.


'Becks', 'The Night Guard' among LA Film Festival winners

22-Jun-2017 | By

Five competition sections drew 42% female, 40% non-white directors.

Have A Nice Day

Strand Releasing picks up 'Have A Nice Day'

22-Jun-2017 | By

Chinese neo-noir to open in autumn.

Trafalgar Studios

UK distributor Trafalgar Releasing reveals structure and growth plan

22-Jun-2017 | By

Theatre moguls launch UK group Trafalgar Entertainment; exclusive interview with distribution CEO.

Nowhere In Africa

Kino Lorber, Zeitgeist strike distribution pact

22-Jun-2017 | By

Combined titles creates librbary of more than 1,600 films.

Manchurian Tiger

Blackfin partners launch sales outfit Rediance at Shanghai fest

22-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Indie-focused company debuts at festival with four films on slate.

Champs Elysees

Paris Co-Pro Village 2017: the buzz projects

22-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

12 projects are seeking European partners at this year’s event.

Jean-Marie Straub

Locarno to honour 'Sicily!' director Jean-Marie Straub

22-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

French auteur premiered his most recent feature, Kommunisten, at the festival in 2014.


UNIC launches Women's Cinema Leadership scheme

22-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

The programme was launched at CineEurope today.

Downton Abbey

'Downton Abbey' feature film could shoot in 2018

22-Jun-2017 | By

NBCUniversal International president Michael Edelstein confirmed the news.

War And Peace

'War And Peace' production outfit makes two key hires

22-Jun-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

ITV Studios, Sky execs join UK outfit.


First Pond Entertainment plots 'Superpowerless' release

22-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Company lines up North American launch; closes deals for UK, Germany.

Lucas Hedges

Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman drama 'Boy Erased' lands at Focus

21-Jun-2017 | By

Russell Crowe also set to star in gay conversion therapy story.

Love After Love

IFC Films picks up 'Love After Love'

21-Jun-2017 | By

Chris O’Dowd, Andie MacDowell star in family drama.

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Constantin, Prime Universe sign first-look pact

21-Jun-2017 | By

Two-year deal with producer of Hitman: Agent 47 to cover film, TV.


Cinema chains launch global body

21-Jun-2017 | By

Founding members of Global Cinema Federation include AMC, Wanda and Cineworld.

Pablo Picasso

Picasso to be subject of Nat Geo’s second season of 'Genius'

21-Jun-2017 | By

First season starring Geoffrey Rush as Einstein ended on Tuesday night.

Small Town Crime

Netflix acquires world streaming rights to 'Small Town Crime'

21-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: John Hawkes stars in SXSW premiere as alcoholic ex-cop on trail of killer.

Tika Sumpter

Tika Sumpter, Ben Tavassoli, Jamie Lee Curtis join 'The Pages'

21-Jun-2017 | By

Joe Chappelle wrote and directs thriller that starts production in Chicago this week.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge spy series 'Killing Eve' gets international sales deal

21-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

BBC America producing eight-part female-led thriller.


Cannes title 'The Prince Of Nothingwood' secures UK deal

21-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Well-received Directors’ Fortnight doc charts Afghan actor-director.

That Summer

Peter Beard, Andy Warhol, Grey Gardens family to feature in doc

21-Jun-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Swedish director Göran Hugo Olsson directs project with SFI backing.

The Night Of The Virgin

Comedy-horror 'The Night Of The Virgin' sells to North America

21-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cleopatra Entertainment picks up title from Jinga Films.

The Marker

Edinburgh thriller 'The Marker' scores UK deal

21-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Kaleidoscope picks up Justin Edgar-directed movie.

Sky Fox

21 Century Fox, Sky merger decision looming

21-Jun-2017 | By Peter White, Broadcast

Karen Bradley to make decision by 29 June.

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UK cinemas failing deaf audiences, says ICO report

21-Jun-2017 | By

Findings suggest exhibitors are not meeting demand from deaf audiences.


French film magazine announces free 'Okja' theatrical screenings

20-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Netflix-backed title to hit big screen in Paris and Nantes on June 28, coinciding with global online launch.

Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis to quit acting

20-Jun-2017 | By

Three-time Oscar-winner’s last film will be Phantom Thread.

Phil Lord and Chris Miller

Untitled Han Solo feature loses directors

20-Jun-2017 | By

UPDATED: Lucasfilm parts way with Phil Lord and Christopher Miller; Ron Howard reportedly in frame to take over.


Duncan Jones hopes Netflix project 'Mute' will play in cinemas

20-Jun-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Jones joined Sarah Gavron at Mark Kermode’s Live in 3D event at the BFI in London.

May It Last

Judd Apatow doc 'May It Last' lands at O-Scope

20-Jun-2017 | By

SXSW premiere charts career of North Carolina band.

Jeff Dowd

Jeff Dowd, Alex Nohe launch Blood Sweat Honey

20-Jun-2017 | By

Partners bring more than 65 years of industry experience.

Sunny Side

Sunny Side Of The Doc kicks-off with history, VR focus

20-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

History-focused 28th edition of documentary and factual content event runs June 19-22 in La Rochelle.

Shadow edit

Perfect World, Village Roadshow, WME launch production venture

20-Jun-2017 | By

Perfect Village to produce range of content including features and online TV.

Most Beautiful Island

Orion, Samuel Goldwyn acquire 'Most Beautiful Island'

20-Jun-2017 | By

Psychological thriller won grand jury prize at SXSW.

Deon Taylor

Dennis Quaid joins psychological thriller 'Motivated Seller'

20-Jun-2017 | By

Deon Taylor to direct and produce through Hidden Empire Film Group


Mikhail Gorbachev feature doc, series in the works

20-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Werner Herzog collaborator Spring Films plots ambitious project.

Ted Hope

Ted Hope: "Amazon is not trying to disrupt the ecosystem"

20-Jun-2017 | By

Amazon Studios head of production talks up theatrical commitment at Korea’s KOFIC.

York cinema

Everyman takes over York Odeon lease from Reel Cinemas

20-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Everyman will renovate Grade II listed building, its 22nd UK venue.

Phil Clapp

European cinemas body UNIC re-elects Phil Clapp as president

20-Jun-2017 | By

UKCA chief re-appointed head of organisation’s board.

Blue Zoo monkey

UK animation studio Blue Zoo gets multi-million-pound China investment

20-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

Companies to launch JV Lanzu.


Godard biopic 'Redoubtable' to open Jerusalem Film Festival

20-Jun-2017 | By

Michel Hazanavicius to attend festival’s opening ceremony.

Uma Thurman Jeremy Renner

Uma Thurman, Jeremy Renner to bookend Karlovy Vary

20-Jun-2017 | By

Festival to open with The Big Sick.

Yang Xianghua

iQiyi’s Yang Xianghua reveals details of Netflix deal

20-Jun-2017 | By

Yang Xianghua talks Netflix cooperation and says SVOD will become the dominant streaming model in China.

Emily Carey

'Wonder Woman' star joins Anastasia Romanov project

19-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Feature marks second collaboration between Swen Group and Conglomerate.

Mark Johnson

The H Collective launches with untitled 'xXx' sequel

19-Jun-2017 | By

Production partners include Sid Ganis, Mark Johnson, Joe Roth.

The Dark

XYZ Films boards sales on 'The Dark'

19-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Footage screened in Cannes buyers showcase.

Simon Beaufoy

Serendipity Point, Film4, Potboiler team on 'In The Skin Of A Lion'

19-Jun-2017 | By

Simon Beaufoy to adapt screenplay about immigrant workers in Toronto.

The Villainess

NYAFF top brass unveil additional honourees

19-Jun-2017 | By

As previously announced, Thailand’s Chutimon ‘Aokbab’ Chuengcharoensukying will receive Screen International Rising Star Award.

Wanda Tencent

Wanda, Tencent form IP partnership, unveil 27-film slate

19-Jun-2017 | By

Adaptation of internet novel Battle Through The Heavens in the pipeline.

Scott Einbinder

Cristal Pictures buys original pitch 'The Steward'

19-Jun-2017 | By

Project hails from John Wick screenwriter.


Boxing drama 'Jawbone' punches for US deal

19-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Grindstone nabs UK drama with Johnny Harris, Ray Winstone, Michael Smiley and Ian McShane.

Trans Atlantic Partners

Trans Atlantic Partners lines up 2017 platform

19-Jun-2017 | By

Junebug producer Mike Ryan and Phyllis Laing of Buffalo Gal Pictures among expert advisors.


First look at Zhang Yimou's 'Shadow'

19-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Sneak peek was unveiled at Shanghai International Film Festival today [June 19].


VFX outfit Milk gets £2m investment, former Pinewood CEO

19-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

VFX company receives investment from the Business Growth Fund.

The Mummy

China box office: 'The Mummy' crosses $80m in weak frame

19-Jun-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Hollywood holds top four spots as Alien: Covenant wins weekend but Chinese films remain weak.


Tribeca Film Institute unveils third annual Filmmaker retreat

19-Jun-2017 | By

Camden/TFI Filmmaker Retreat presented by CNN Films to take place in Maine.

Macao press conference

Macao fest teams up with Shanghai

19-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Jeremy Renner announced as talent ambassador for this year’s festival.

Wonder Woman

UK box office: 'Wonder Woman' records hat-trick

19-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Overall market suffers big drops due to the hot weather.

Valley of the wolves

Eros teams with Pana for Indo-Turkish co-productions

19-Jun-2017 | By

Indo-Chinese productions are also in the works.

Veni Vidi Vici

Scandi streaming service Viaplay appoints head

19-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

Ira Gladnikoff replaces Jonas Karlén, who has led Viaplay since 2015.


South Korea’s CJ CGV pushes past 400 theatres

19-Jun-2017 | By

Exhibitor opens new sites in Turkey and China.

The Big Picture

Mirovision to produce remake of EuropaCorp’s 'Big Picture'

19-Jun-2017 | By

Film expected to start shooting in the fourth quarter of 2018.


CineEurope: Sony launches large format offering FINITY, appoints 4K exec

19-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Damien Weissenburger confirmed as the business head of Sony Digital Cinema 4K.

Lucida Entertainment signs new stars

Terence Chang’s Lucida Entertainment signs star trio

19-Jun-2017 | By

Beijing-based company announces news at Shanghai International Film Festival.

Chinese Film Industry Summit

Chinese studio chiefs grapple with slowdown

19-Jun-2017 | By

Alibaba chief describes tech giant as ‘provider of infrastructure’ rather than competitor to producers of Chinese films.


'Step' triumphs at AFI DOCS

19-Jun-2017 | By

15th Edition of AFI DOCS presents audience awards.

The Mummy

'The Mummy' closes on $300m worldwide (update)

18-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 19 UPDATE: Universal’s ‘Dark Universe’ release rules international on $53m; Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 hits $500m international.

cars 3

'Cars 3' secures pole position on $53.7m in North America (update)

18-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 19 UPDATE: All Eyez On Me arrives in third place on impressive $27.1m.

Edward Cheng CEO of Tencent Pictures

Tencent Pictures adds 'Qing Yu Nian' to busy slate

18-Jun-2017 | By

Film and TV versions of hit online novel in the works.

Mike Goodridge

Mike Goodridge appointed artistic director of Macao fest

16-Jun-2017 | By

Goodridge joins the International Film Festival & Awards Macao in its second year of operation.

Hollywood sign

Hollywood luminaries John G. Avildsen, Bill Butler die

16-Jun-2017 | By

Filmmakers enjoyed their heydays in the 1970s.

Paul Zonderland

Fox, Paramount agree Italy distribution pact

16-Jun-2017 | By

Paramount chief Jim Gianopulos likely to have played key role in deal.

The Mummy

'The Mummy' reaches $222m worldwide

16-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Meanwhile, Wonder Woman surges to $483.2m globally.

Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer donates concert proceeds to Grenfell Tower relief fund

16-Jun-2017 | By

German composer tweets: “We stand with you London.”

Anna Higgs

'The Night Manager' firm hires former Film4 exec Anna Higgs

16-Jun-2017 | By

The Ink Factory makes three hires.

mobile homes

Cannes title 'Mobile Homes' with Imogen Poots gets UK deal

16-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Thunderbird picks up project; sets spring 2018 release.

The Nile Hilton Incident

Strand Releasing acquires Sundance title 'The Nile Hilton Incident'

15-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Strand plans an autumn release for the film set just before the 2011 Egyptian revolution.

The Home

Frontières Market announces second wave of Fantasia titles

15-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The genre production market adds 10 projects to the Fantasia official line-up.

Rachael Portman

Cinetic International sells 'SCORE: A Film Music Documentary' 

15-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: Cinetic International licences the documentary in five territories and is closing offers in four.

Room no 7

South Korea's Bucheon festival opening and closing films announced

15-Jun-2017 | By

Line-up includes films from Lee Yong-seung and Fukuda Yuichi.

Ritzy Brixton

Ritzy staff dismissed in latest Picturehouse-Bectu flare-up

15-Jun-2017 | By

Union claims staff dismissed due to pay dispute; cinema cites cyber hacking.

Christopher Robin

First trailer for 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' starring Domhnall Gleeson

15-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

The film co-stars Margot Robbie, and Kelly Macdonald.

BFI London Film Festival

BFI London Film Festival appoints new PR partners

15-Jun-2017 | By Screen staff

DDA and Four Colman Getty have been appointed to handle PR.

JoJos Bizarre Aventure

Neuchatel festival unveils 2017 line-up

15-Jun-2017 | By

Takashi Miike’s new film to receive world premiere at the Swiss genre festival.

Michael Franco

Sarajevo: Michel Franco appointed jury president

15-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

The festival will also showcase the director’s latest film.

Rebel Wilson

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against Bauer Media

15-Jun-2017 | By

Pitch Perfect star was defamed in eight Australian magazine articles.

My Art

Film Movement acquires 'My Art'

15-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Laurie Simmons’ debut feature premiered at last year’s Venice Film Festival.

Mark Boxer

IFC Films promotes Mark Boxer, Lauren Schwartz

14-Jun-2017 | By

Executives worked on key titles including Boyhood, Personal Shopper, 45 Years.

Dakota Johnson, Bruce Dern join 'The Peanut Butter Falcon'

14-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The actors join previously announced Shia LaBeouf in the drama set to begin production this month.

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling, Ken Kao form production company Arcana

14-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Arcana’s first project, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite, just wrapped UK shoot.

Helena Bonham Carter

Helena Bonham Carter joins voice cast on 'Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero'

14-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Fun Academy Motion Pictures’ first animated feature centres on storied American military dog.

PGA Green

PGA Green launches 2017 Green Production Guide

14-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Disney, Paramount and Sony among partners on eco initiative.


Epic scores deals on Israeli family fantasy 'Abulele'

14-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Film played at TIFF Kids 2016 and more than 48 international festivals.

Bryan Cranston

Weinsteins set 'The Intouchables' remake release date

14-Jun-2017 | By

Bryan Cranston, Kevin Hart, Nicole Kidman star in upcoming English-language version.

Manal Issa

Gaya Jiji's 'Belle de Jour'-inspired 'My Favourite Fabric' begins shoot

14-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Manal Issa stars as woman who embarks on journey of self-discovery in brothel in revolutionary Damascus. 

Clean Version

Sony backpedals on 'Clean Version' initiative

14-Jun-2017 | By

Hollywood filmmakers cry foul over sanitised release scheme.

Transformers: The Last Knight

China's Weying to co-finance 'Transformers: The Last Knight'

14-Jun-2017 | By

The company will gain undisclosed share of revenue from film.

Hugh Bonneville

Hugh Bonneville signs on for 'The Rock Pile'

14-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

Hope Davis also joins John Deery’s Israel-Palestine drama.

Demand Film's David Doepel

Event cinema service Demand Film expands to North America

14-Jun-2017 | By Sam Warner

EXCLUSIVE: Australian cinema on demand service eyes half a billion audience.

Annika Sucksdorff

SF Studios hires Annika Sucksdorff to key production role

14-Jun-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Fredrik Wikström Nicastro also promoted.

Miss Hokusai

Tokyo film festival turns spotlight on Keiichi Hara

14-Jun-2017 | By

Director of Colorful and Miss Hokusai selected for TIFF’s annual Animation Focus section. 

Adult Life Skills

'Adult Life Skills' casting exec launches UK company with Nicolas Cage thriller

14-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Former Des Hamilton exec launches film and TV outfit Lara Manwaring Casting.


Media Production Show: day two sessions and day one highlights


Video highlights from the opening day and what’s coming up on the final day of the event.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp’s Infinitum Nihil and IM Global sign first-look deal

13-Jun-2017 | By

Arrangement builds on partnership on upcoming comedy Richard Says Goodbye.

Viceroy's House

IFC Films acquires 'Viceroy’s House'

13-Jun-2017 | By

Pathe International represents international sales on Hugh Bonneville starrer.

Gaumont hires

'Narcos' studio Gaumont hires key executives in Paris, Los Angeles

13-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

French mini-major adds executives to global distribution operation.

Sony Pictures Paramount

Hollywood studios, digital giants forge anti-piracy alliance

13-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Netflix, Disney, HBO, BBC Worldwide join anti-piracy initiative.

Cartel Land

A Netflix release isn't always the answer, say US doc experts

13-Jun-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Theatrical releases can still work for documentaries, argued the Doc/Fest panel.

Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh set to star in BBC America's 'Killing Eve'

13-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Female-led spy series created by Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge will debut in 2018.

The Osiris Child

Kellan Lutz sci-fi 'The Osiris Child' lands at RLJ Entertainment

13-Jun-2017 | By

Distributor plans theatrical and VOD day-and-date autumn launch.

Mike Goodridge

Protagonist CEO Mike Goodridge steps down

13-Jun-2017 | By

Goodridge has been at the company since 2012.

City Of Ghosts

'City Of Ghosts' wins top prize at Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017

13-Jun-2017 | By

Documentary festival announces winners.

Great British Walks

BBC, Channel 4 and Sky seek ties with arts bodies

13-Jun-2017 | By Miranda Blazeby, Broadcast

Broadcasters reveal plans at Sheffield Doc/Fest.

Reggie Yates

Reggie Yates young filmmakers initiative a 'wake-up call' to industry

13-Jun-2017 | By Manori Ravindran, Broadcast

Young filmmakers revealed the biggest barriers they face in the industry.


European cinemas had a mixed 2016, finds UNIC report

13-Jun-2017 | By

Strong figures in France and eastern Europe but big decline in Germany.

Paradise Lost

Martin Freeman, Fremantle-backed indie team on 'Paradise Lost'

13-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Dancing Ledge Productions developing “biblical Game Of Thrones”.

Michel Hazanavicius

Michel Hazanavicius appointed Deauville jury president

13-Jun-2017 | By

Emmanuelle Bercot will preside over the Revelation jury.

The Villainess

Fantasia to open with Cannes title 'The Villainess'

13-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

21st edition of the genre festival to feature special screening of Luc Besson’s Valerian.

Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry: diversity schemes fall short

13-Jun-2017 | By Manori Ravindran, Broadcast

The comedian takes aim at Ofcom and CDN’s Diamond.

Kurt Rieder

Kurt Rieder replaces Sunder Kimatrai as head of Fox Asia

13-Jun-2017 | By

Fox is reshuffling its operation in the area.

Last Flag Flying

Richard Linklater's 'Last Flag Flying' to open New York Film Festival

12-Jun-2017 | By

Amazon Studios lands awards season slot, will release theatrically in November.


Analyst predicts US studios will offer premium VOD by early 2018

12-Jun-2017 | By

Watching new films at home could soon become a reality.

Denzel Washington

Topic boards Denzel Washington legal drama

12-Jun-2017 | By

Colin Farrell also stars in untitled project by Nightcrawler director Dan Gilroy.


IMAX to cut roughly 14% of global workforce

12-Jun-2017 | By

UPDATE: Restructure will see around 100 people lose their jobs.

Mélanie Joly

Canadian industry establishes Indigenous Screen Office

12-Jun-2017 | By

Initiative will enable indigenous people to “flourish as other Canadians do”.

Scorsese African Heritage partnership

Scorsese's The Film Foundation in deal to preserve African cinema

12-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

African Film Heritage Project to restore initial selection of 50 titles.

Wonder Woman

UK box office: 'Wonder Woman' fights off 'The Mummy'

12-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Universal’s reboot has to settle for second as Warner Bros’ latest DC outing retains lead.


Netflix confirms 'Okja' US theatrical dates

12-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Action-adventure premiered in competition in Cannes last month.

Chi po-lin

Acclaimed Taiwanese director Chi Po-lin dies in helicopter crash

12-Jun-2017 | By

52-year-old filmmaker directed documentary hit Beyond Beauty - Taiwan From Above.


Annecy 2017: Five things to look out for

12-Jun-2017 | By

From women in animation to hot debuts, Screen previews the festival.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp to present his favourite movies at Glastonbury

12-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Depp to be first guest of honour at Julien Temple’s Cineramageddon event next week.

Doc/fest diversity panel

Create your own opportunities, say Doc/Fest diversity experts

12-Jun-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Speakers at Sheffield panel discuss boosting inclusivity in creative industries.

Dionne Walker

Dionne Walker talks up directorial debut at Sheffield Doc/Fest

12-Jun-2017 | By

Bafta-nominated filmmaker updates on next project, which will chronicle the sex trade in Paris.

The Hippies

Production begins on feature doc about UK's youngest punk band

12-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Hulse directing project with Pinball Films and Aconite Productions.

Kobe Bryant film

Disney animation legend Glen Keane on his Kobe Bryant film

12-Jun-2017 | By

The veteran artist discusses his collaboration with the basketball star ahead of Annecy.

Gods own country

'My Happy Family' and 'God's Own Country' triumph at Transilvania

12-Jun-2017 | By

All the winners from the event in Cluj.

The Mummy

China Box office: 'The Mummy' is Tom Cruise's best ever debut

12-Jun-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Hollywood holds top three spots; The Mummy scares up $50m; Pirates 5 hits $160m.

Sunny Side Of The Docs

Devilworks adds climate change doc 'The Penguin Counters'

12-Jun-2017 | By Cecile Pin

UK sales outfit boards documentary about penguin populations.


'The Chinese Widow' to replace 'Our Time Will Come' as SIFF opener

12-Jun-2017 | By

No reason has been given for the change in opening film.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' hits $200m in North America, 'The Mummy' stumbles (update)

11-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 12 UPDATE: It Comes At Night debuts in sixth place through A24; Meagan Leavey arrives in eighth through Bleecker Street.

The Mummy

'The Mummy' scares up $141.8m international debut (update)

11-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JUNE 12 UPDATE: Universal crosses $3bn worldwide as initial ‘Dark Universe’ film scores $174m global debut.


Sheffield Doc/Fest to tour VR projects in Latin America

11-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: British Council backing tour of Alternate Realities programme.

Rodrigo Grande

'At The End Of The Tunnel' triumphs in Seattle

11-Jun-2017 | By

Argentinian filmmaker also wins best director prize.

Adam West

'Batman' star Adam West dies aged 88

10-Jun-2017 | By

US actor starred in 120 episodes of hit superhero series.

Strand acquires Isabelle Huppert drama 'Souvenir'

9-Jun-2017 | By

Distributor plans autumn release following deal with Pathe International.


BBC Films boards battle rap drama 'VS.' starring Connor Swindells

9-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Project co-financed by Lorton Entertainment and produced by Silvertown Films.

Brexit 1

Creative industries on UK election: 'No mandate for hard Brexit'

9-Jun-2017 | By

Minister for Digital & Culture Matt Hancock re-elected.

Roman Polanski

Polanski rape victim asks LA judge to drop case

9-Jun-2017 | By

Samantha Geimer speaks up on behalf of ‘justice’.

Ken Loach

Ken Loach: "People are revolted by the Tories' politics"

9-Jun-2017 | By

I, Daniel Blake director spoke to Screen following the election result.

Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary out of competition strand features Sundance, Tribeca titles

9-Jun-2017 | By

Films by Rainer Sernet, Jun Geng, Pat Collins and Miransha Naik to play at Czech festival.

Robert Pattinson in Good Time

Robert Pattinson's 'Good Time' scores key deals

9-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Cannes title secures mix of traditional distributors and Netflix on a number of key territories.

A+E Logo

A+E Networks, Parrot Analytics enter multi-year agreement

9-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

A+E Networks is latest company to subscribe to the Los Angeles-based data science firm.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' crosses $300m worldwide

9-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JUNE 9 UPDATE: The Mummy reaches early $20.5m; scores $18.7m in China.

Palm Springs ShortFest

Palm Springs ShortFest announces line-up

9-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

338 selected films represent 60 countries in the festival and film market that runs from June 20-26.

Chasing Coral

'Chasing Coral', 'Icarus' directors on why they struck deals with Netflix

8-Jun-2017 | By Manori Ravindran, Broadcast

Bryan Fogel and Jeff Orlowski explain the appeal of Netflix for doc-makers.

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi to star in 'Godzilla' for Legendary, Warner Bros

8-Jun-2017 | By

Chinese superstar to play ‘significant figure’ within shadowy Monarch organisation.

Forest Whitaker to star in 'How It Ends'

8-Jun-2017 | By

Sierra/Affinity developed project; Netflix to stream worldwide.

Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas action thriller 'Gun Shy' lands at Saban Films

8-Jun-2017 | By

Carnaby International handles worldwide sales on action thriller.

Pecking Order

Seville International strikes sales on 'Pecking Order'

8-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: North American deal among those concluded.


Breaking Glass Pictures moves on Icelandic LGBT horror 'Rift'

8-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Icelandic film to debut in winter 2017.

Code 8

Production begins on sci-fi thriller 'Code 8'

8-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Filming to continue in Toronto until mid-July 2017; Elevation targets 2019 Canada release.    

Sundance Institute

Sundance Institute unveils Documentary Edit and Story Labs selections

8-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Labs take place over two sessions at Sundance Resort, Utah, in July.


Animation studio nWave finalises separation from Studiocanal

8-Jun-2017 | By

Companies part ways after seven-year partnership. 

The Cage Fighter

Sundance Selects punches for 'The Cage Fighter'

8-Jun-2017 | By

Documentary gets US deal ahead of international premiere at Doc/Fest.

The Square

UK doc outfits Roast Beef, Nutopia strike production partnership

8-Jun-2017 | By

Companies set to collaborate on feature and TV docs.


MPI Media Group snaps up US rights to 'M.F.A.'

8-Jun-2017 | By

SXSW premiere to debut in autumn.

I Remember You

Icelandic horror 'I Remember You' sells to US, France

8-Jun-2017 | By

IFC Films moves for US rights to Oskar Thór Axelsson’s second feature.


Korean cinemas boycott Netflix’s 'Okja'

8-Jun-2017 | By Screen staff

Korea’s two largest chains refuse to release movie.


John Henshaw, Dave Johns, Harry Melling join 'Trautmann'

8-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Further cast attached to soccer drama include Gary Lewis, Michael Socha and Chloe Harris.

Media Production Show

Media Production Show: best of the industry in one place

8-Jun-2017 | By Screen staff

What’s on offer at this year’s Media Production Show.

Brian Robbins

Viacom targets youth crowd with Paramount Players

7-Jun-2017 | By

Awesomeness co-founder Brian Robbins to run division aimed at young audiences.


The Film Sales Company heads to Sheffield with 'Wilders'

7-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Documentary centres on controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders.

Quentin Tarantino among Sundance NEXT FEST honourees

7-Jun-2017 | By

Event to run in Los Angeles from August 10-13.

Bonnie Curtis

Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn sign overall deal with Skydance

7-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The deal covers film and television projects through Mockingbird Pictures banner.

Justin Lin

Justin Lin drama ‘Warrior’ picked up by Cinemax

7-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Crime drama inspired by idea from Bruce Lee.

Hiram Garcia

Seven Bucks' Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia name production chief

7-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Hiram Garcia promoted to president of production.

Alexander McQueen

Bleecker Street acquires 'McQueen'

7-Jun-2017 | By

Production on documentary gets underway in Europe. Embankment strikes territory deals.

The Florida Project

'The Florida Project' scores deals for Protagonist

7-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Well-received Cannes title goes to Germany, Australia, Scandinavia and more.

Helen Hunt

Helen Hunt set to star in 'I See You'

7-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Zodiac Features plans a late-summer shoot in Cleveland, Ohio. Bankside Films handles international sales.

Paul Haggis

Paul Haggis to be honoured at Kosovo's PriFest

7-Jun-2017 | By

Crash and Million Dollar Baby filmmaker to attend July festival.


Edinburgh Film Festival announces 2017 industry line-up

7-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Discussions to cover Brexit, animation and the state of the industry in Scotland.

The Rider

Cannes hit 'The Rider' gets UK deal

7-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Protagonist inks sales on Chloé Zhao’s Directors’ Fortnight winner.

A Day

South Korean time travel film 'A Day' scores key deals at Cannes

7-Jun-2017 | By

High-concept thriller heading to China, Japan and the Philippines.

Clean versions

Seth Rogen criticises Sony plan to release 'clean versions' of select films

7-Jun-2017 | By

Twenty-four films will get ‘Clean Version’ edits, including Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Ghostbusters.

Patty Jenkins

What does 'Wonder Woman' mean for female filmmakers?

7-Jun-2017 | By

Warner Bros tentpole scored a record debut for a female director. Can Patty Jenkins change Hollywood culture?

Meagan Leavey

Meridian acquires 'Megan Leavey' for China

6-Jun-2017 | By

Film opens this week in US through Bleecker Street.


'SuperGrid' begins production in Saskatchewan

6-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Raven Banner to handle worldwide sales, distribute in Canada.

The Queen Of Spain

Samuel Goldwyn Films picks up 'The Queen Of Spain'

6-Jun-2017 | By

Myriad Pictures handles international sales on Penelope Cruz drama.


Magnolia wraps Cannes sales on 'Lucky', 'Permanent'

6-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Buyers respond to comedic titles.

Daniela Thomas

Music Box Films acquires ‘Vazante’

6-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The film had its world premiere in the Panorama Special section in Berlin.

Kees van Oostrum

Kees van Oostrum re-elected ASC president

6-Jun-2017 | By

Cinematographers guild board also votes in officers for 2017-18 term.


Shudder picks up Sundance horror 'Kuso'

6-Jun-2017 | By

Brainfeeder Films earthquake story to launch in July.

Belfast studios

'Krypton' TV series will shoot in Northern Ireland

6-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Superman prequel series will be filmed at the new studio facility in Belfast.

Charlotte Mickie

Charlotte Mickie leaving Mongrel International

6-Jun-2017 | By

Mickie joined Mongrel in 2014 to oversee the acquisition and sales of films worldwide.

BFI cinema

BFI seeks partner to help deliver £1m-per-year documentary fund

6-Jun-2017 | By

New fund to back at least 12 documentaries per year.

Karen Gillan

Karen Gillan to receive rising star award

6-Jun-2017 | By

Guardians Of The Galaxy and Doctor Who star will be honoured at the Maui Film Festival.

film indepedent

Film Independent unveils 10 projects for 14th Fast Track programme

6-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Recipient of $20,000 Alfred P. Sloan Fast Track Grant named.

Peter sallis right size

Peter Sallis, voice of Wallace, dies at 96

6-Jun-2017 | By

Aardman’s Nick Park pays tribute to ‘great storyteller and raconteur’.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' lassoes $122.5m in international debut (update)

5-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JUNE 5 UPDATE: Director Patty Jenkins, star Gal Gadot drive strong launches in 55 markets; Disney crosses $2bn at international box office; Pirates 5 hits $500m.

Silvio Berlusconi

Paolo Sorrentino's Silvio Berlusconi project lands at Focus

5-Jun-2017 | By

Pathé to sell Italian-language Loro outside Italy.

The Villainess

'The Villainess' to close New York Asian Film Festival

5-Jun-2017 | By

Centerpiece Gala is North American premiere of Filipino thriller Birdshot.

Al Pacino

Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in HBO original film

5-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Barry Levinson attached to direct and executive produce.

Alex Mahon

Alex Mahon to become C4 chief executive

5-Jun-2017 | By Miranda Blazeby, Broadcast

The Foundry boss will succeed David Abraham

Terry Gilliam

Terry Gilliam finishes 'Don Quixote' shoot after 17 years

5-Jun-2017 | By

Director celebrates wrapping production on the long delayed project.

Sunny Side Of The Docs

Sunny Side of the Doc strikes enhanced China partnership

5-Jun-2017 | By Screen staff

French documentary marketplace plots increased China presence.

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures names Chris Petrikin PR and branding chief

5-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Longtime 20th Century Fox executive starts new role on Monday.

El Gouna

El Gouna Film Festival announces $200,000 worth of cash prizes

5-Jun-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

New Egyptian festival will unfold in luxury Red Sea resort of El Gouna this September.

Wonder Woman

UK box office: 'Wonder Woman' posts chart-topping debut

5-Jun-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Paramount’s Baywatch lands second with seven-day $5.96m (£4.63m) total.

Wonder Woman

China box office: 'Wonder Woman' conquers the weekend

5-Jun-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Pirates Of The Caribbean takes weekly crown; Dangal hits $160m.

London Heist

Lionsgate picks up Craig Fairbrass thriller 'London Heist'

5-Jun-2017 | By

Grindstone takes US and Latin America rights.

eone hire

eOne announce key TV acquisition hire

5-Jun-2017 | By

Noel Hedges joins from DRG and will be based in London.


'Icarus' wins first ever Sundance London audience award

5-Jun-2017 | By

Bryan Fogel’s sports doping film also won the US documentary prize in Park City.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' scores record debut by female director (update)

4-Jun-2017 | By

JUNE 5 UPDATE: Patty Jenkins superhero adaptation delivers $103.3m North American opening weekend.

Ben Stiller

Paul Dano joins Ben Stiller’s 'Escape At Dannemora' limited series

2-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Production on Showtime title will begin later this year at the actual locations in upstate New York.


eOne, Angry Films, Moonriver to remake 'Babysitting'

2-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

English-language remake of French comedy set to begin production in New York this year.

The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson

Netflix acquires 'The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson'

2-Jun-2017 | By

Film will screen at Outfest Los Angeles this summer.

Woman On Fire

FilmRise picks up 'Woman On Fire' doc

2-Jun-2017 | By

Film to screen on June 5 in New York to commemorate Pride Month.

Mattress Men

IFB, Creative Europe-backed Screen Leaders picks 18 participants

2-Jun-2017 | By

Career development initiative selects 2017 group.


Scotland suffers from lack of film studios, MSPs told

2-Jun-2017 | By

Committee hears how Scottish films and TV shows are being made in sheds.

In The Fade

Screen Time: Cannes best actress Diane Kruger talks 'In The Fade'

2-Jun-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with German actress, who starred in Fatih Akin’s Competition film.

Donald Trump

Hollywood blasts Trump Paris climate deal exit

2-Jun-2017 | By

An Inconvenient Sequel team respond to US withdrawal from Paris deal. Bob Iger resigns from White House advisory council.

The Willoughbys

Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews join Ricky Gervais in ‘The Willoughbys’

2-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Bron Animation title based on 2010 Lois Lowry novel of same name.

Wonder Woman

'Wonder Woman' surges to $18.7m at international box office

2-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

JUNE 2 UPDATE: Warner Bros tentpole opened in additional 32 markets on Thursday. Pirates 5 nears $300m international mark.

Wonder Woman

Manchester cinemas, Warner Bros to support terror attack victims

1-Jun-2017 | By

Fund-raising Wonder Woman screenings to benefit families of those affected.

James Finn

James Finn appointed head of marketing for FoxNext

1-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Finn will continue as executive vice-president and co-head of marketing for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Indigenous Media

Gunpowder & Sky, Indigenous Media partner on four-film deal

1-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

New slate will focus on content developed specifically for social media.

Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan to produce, star in 'On The Other Side'

1-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Vietnam War-era film set to begin production in spring 2018.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts' 'Today Will Be Different' set at HBO

1-Jun-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Annapurna Television’s limited series adapted from Maria Semple’s novel of same name.

Wilco Wolfers

eOne appoints head of film business in Benelux

1-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Wilco Wolfers takes over role as Jan Kouwenhouven retires from post.

Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying

Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying wins Screen Rising Star Asia Award

1-Jun-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Bad Genius star is the first Thai actor to win.

Francois Ozon

Screen Time: Francois Ozon talks 'Amant Double' in Cannes (video)

1-Jun-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with French director


Netflix boss: Cannes row was 'fantastic for us'

1-Jun-2017 | By

“Where someone picks a fight with us, that gets a lot of attention.”

Luciano Pavarotti

Ron Howard to direct Luciano Pavarotti documentary

1-Jun-2017 | By

Polygram, Studiocanal to collaborate on film about celebrated tenor.

Negin Salmasi

See-Saw Films opens US office

1-Jun-2017 | By

Former Pascal Pictures executive Negin Salmasi to oversee Los Angeles-based operation.

The Limehouse Golem

RLJ Entertainment acquires 'The Limehouse Golem'

1-Jun-2017 | By

Bill Nighy, rising star Olivia Cooke lead thriller cast. HanWay Films handles international sales.


Curzon adds Cannes quartet including 'I Am Not A Witch'

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Claire Denis comedy and Léonor Serraille’s Camera d’Or winner also among haul.

Walk Like A Panther

Fox Int’l productions punches with UK comedy 'Panther'

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Graham, Dave Johns, Jill Halfpenny star in wrestling comedy; first look.

Angelique's Isle

'Angelique's Isle' begins principal photography in Canada

31-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Indigenous-led film takes place during the Lake Superior copper rush of 1845.

Oliver Stone

Sky, Now TV set UK dates for Oliver Stone’s Vladimir Putin doc

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Sky will broadcast all access doc in mid-June.

Paul Ashton

Creative England appoints head of film

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Ashton to lead film department at UK creative industries outfit.

Robbie Ryan BIFAs 2016

BIFAs introduces nine craft awards for 2017

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: 20th anniversary of awards to see splintering of craft category.

JoJos Bizarre Aventure

Takashi Miike to premiere 'JoJo's Bizarre Adventure' at Neuchatel festival

31-May-2017 | By

Miike will also attend the genre event in Switzerland.


Cannes ACID title 'Scaffolding' sells to France

31-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Israeli drama scores key deal.

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Edinburgh International Film Festival unveils 2017 line-up

31-May-2017 | By

Highlights include the UK premiere of Cars 3 and 17 world premieres.

 Laura Houlgatte Abbott

European cinemas body UNIC appoints CEO

31-May-2017 | By

Laura Houlgatte Abbott to take over from Jan Runge.


FilmRise acquires Sundance winner ‘Motherland’

30-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Motherland premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and screened at the 2017 Berlinale.

The Silk And Flame

Inaugural SIFF New Works-In-Progress forum unveils selectees

30-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

EXCLUSIVE: Seattle International Film Festival selects two documentary projects and two narrative features for programme.

The Florida Project

Cannes 2017: the seven major talking points

30-May-2017 | By

From Netflix to China, Screen runs down the key talking points from this year’s festival and market.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Salazars Revenge

UK box office: 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' opens top but plunders less bounty

30-May-2017 | By Screen staff

Latest entry in Disney franchise fails to live up to predecessors, despite opening at number one.

You Were Never Really Here

Lynne Ramsay: 'You Were Never Really Here' isn't finished

30-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Director plans to add in more Jonny Greenwood music to her award-winning Cannes title.

Pirates Of The Caribbean 5

China box office: 'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' easily takes top spot

30-May-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Johnny Depp sequel dethrones surprise smash hit Dangal.

You Were Never Really Here Loveless

Two films tie on Screen's final Cannes jury grid

30-May-2017 | By

With all the scores now collected, it’s a dead heat on this year’s grid.

The Birds Are Singing

Karlovy Vary 2017 competition line-up revealed

30-May-2017 | By

The final film from Krzysztof Krauze and new project from Giorgi Ovashvili to play in main competition.

The Square

Cannes 2017: 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or; full list of winners

28-May-2017 | By

There were also wins for Sofia Coppola, Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

‘Pirates Of The Caribbean 5’ debuts in North America on $62m

28-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Disney holds top two box office spots; ‘Pirates’ on course for $77m over four-day Memorial Day weekend holiday.

The Square

'The Square' director defends Palme d'Or winner's long run time

28-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard,

Ruben Östlund: “Give me a break.”

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

'Pirates Of The Caribbean 5' in $208.4m international launch (update)

28-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The Fate Of The Furious crosses $1bn worldwide, while Alien: Covenant passes $100m international mark.

Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain criticises portrayal of women in Cannes films

28-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard,

Will Smith also called for more “black folks” as the Cannes jury faced the press.

A Man Of Integrity

Cannes 2017: Un Certain Regard winners revealed

27-May-2017 | By

Mohammad Rasoulof’s A Man Of Integrity among winners.

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European cinemas group UNIC backs Cannes Netflix ruling

27-May-2017 | By

Exhibitors’ body releases statement in support of festival’s Competition decision.

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski: streaming giants won't kill cinema

27-May-2017 | By Screen staff

The Polish filmmaker discussed his new film Based On A True Story, modern technology and “hangers-on”

You Were Never Really Here Loveless

Could Lynne Ramsay top 'Loveless' on Screen's Cannes jury grid?

27-May-2017 | By

You Were Never Really Here made a strong bow on the final edition of the Cannes grid.

A Ciambra

'The Rider', 'A Ciambra' among Directors’ Fortnight winners

26-May-2017 | By

Sponsor prizes also go to Claire Denis comedy and Philippe Garrel drama.

Brimstone & Glory

Oscilloscope acquires Viktor Jakovleski’s ‘Brimstone & Glory’

26-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Documentary premiered at this year’s True/False Film Festival.


'Makala' triumphs at Cannes Critics' Week

26-May-2017 | By

Documentary scoops sidebar’s top prize.

Pirates Of The Caribbean Dead Men Tell No Tales

‘Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ set for international launch

26-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Pirates will debut in 91% of the international market this week.


Cohen Media Group boards Cannes Competition title ’Redoubtable’ 

26-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The film is set for a North American release in early 2018.

Hobbyhorse Revolution

First Hand boards sales on Finnish doc 'Hobbyhorse Revolution'

26-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: HotDocs title gets international sales deal.

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Cannes 2017 Cinéfondation winners revealed

26-May-2017 | By

Cristian Mungiu lead the jury at the 70th edition of the festival.

Early Man

US rights for Aardman's 'Early Man' picked up by Lionsgate

26-May-2017 | By

Studiocanal animation features Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston and Maisie Williams.


10 Dolby Cinemas to open in France and the Netherlands

26-May-2017 | By

Dolby partners with Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé to expand presence in Europe.

BT Tower

British Urban Film Festival gets BT backing

26-May-2017 | By

London festival to be held at BT Tower in 2017.

Leicester Square premiere

More London premieres cancelled in wake of Manchester bombing

26-May-2017 | By

Netflix screenings cancelled; Sundance London to go ahead with “appropriate security procedures”.

House Jack Built

Lars von Trier's 'The House That Jack Built' sells to Italy

26-May-2017 | By

Videa takes Italy rights to serial killer drama starring Matt Dillon.

Roger Moore

Roger Moore to be feted with charity Bond screenings

26-May-2017 | By

MGM, Park Circus and EON team on UK and international screenings.

Lancelot Du Lac

Gaumont, Eclair to restore 100 feature films

26-May-2017 | By

Robert Bresson’s Lancelot Du Lac [pictured] included in deal.

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Screen Time: The VoD debate in Cannes, part 4 (video)

26-May-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with Damien Spandley and directors Cecilia Atán and Valeria Pivato.

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ECA to spotlight China at Barcelona showcase

26-May-2017 | By

Shanghai-based events cinema outfit Citylights Events to attend.

Sheikh Jackson

Naguib Sawaris’s iProductions joins Film Clinic on 'Sheikh Jackson'

26-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Film revolves around Muslim cleric whose life is overturned by the death of Michael Jackson in 2009.

Amman Jordan

Jordan launches Amman International Film Festival

26-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

New event will focus on first features from the Arab world.


Cannes Competition title 'Redoubtable' gets UK deal

25-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Wild Bunch sells Michel Hazanavicius’s Jean-Luc Godard biopic to UK.

The Mummy

'The Mummy' London premiere cancelled after Manchester attack

25-May-2017 | By

Universal cancels next week’s event “out of respect to those affected”.

House Jack Built

IFC moves into Lars von Trier's 'House That Jack Built'

25-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

US outfit strikes Cannes deal for upcoming serial killer feature.


NFTS appoints school director

25-May-2017 | By

Dr Jon Wardle succeeds Nik Powell at UK film school.

Cannes market

Cannes Marché du Film sees record attendance

25-May-2017 | By

Asia delegates on the rise at Cannes market.

Doc Day Doc Corner 2017

Cannes Doc Day: Transparency is key in post-truth world

25-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Panelists emphasise importance of diverse voices on Cannes panel.

Loving Vincent

Doha Film Institute partners on 'Loving Vincent'

25-May-2017 | By Nikki Baughan

DFI reveals co-funding partnership on world’s first fully painted feature


Sony Classics acquires 'The Silent Man' starring Liam Neeson

25-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Watergate drama set for a September release.

Good Time Rodin

'Good Time' performs, 'Rodin' sinks on Screen's Cannes jury grid

25-May-2017 | By

A Gentle Creature, The Beguiled also make debuts.

Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino’s Berlusconi drama, Gurinder Chadha’s 'Viceroy’s House' sell for Pathé

25-May-2017 | By Screen reporters

Pathé does brisk business across Cannes slate.

ADIFF New Recruits 2017

Mark O’Halloran, Studiocanal UK publicity head join Dublin film fest board

25-May-2017 | By Nikki Baughan

Festival also taps Sarah Sharkey as its new managing director.

Annabel Wigoder

Salon hires Annabel Wigoder to oversee development and production

25-May-2017 | By

Former Endemol exec will associate produce feature docs McQueen and Breaking Habits.


True Colours inks deals on Cannes slate, including 'Fortunata'

25-May-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

EXCLUSIVE: Italian sales company scores deals on multiple titles.

The Ivory Game

Studiocanal, Universal Music Group partner with Terra Mater

25-May-2017 | By Nikki Baughan

Trio form co-development agreement for feature films.

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Screen Time: The VoD debate in Cannes, part 3 (video)

25-May-2017 | By Elisabet Cabeza

WATCH: Screen caught up with New York Film Festival’s Kent Jones and director Jonas Carpignano in Cannes.

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Cannes 2017: Screen's dailies


Read Screen International’s daily magazine from the 70th Cannes Film Festival here.

Bafta masks

BAFTA announces 2017 BAFTA Student Film Awards finalists

25-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Finalists were chosen from the previously announced 45 shortlisted films.


CAA and Bona Film Group establish film fund

25-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Roland Emmerich’s Midway, announced in Cannes, is first project to be financed through the fund.


RLJ Entertainment, AMC Networks’ Shudder partner on ‘Mayhem’

25-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The action-thriller premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival.

Megan Ellison

Annapurna expands international footprint

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

New partnerships to begin with Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit

Les Cinemas Gaumont Pathe

IMAX set to expand in France and Holland

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

IMAX joins Les Cinémas Gaumont Pathé for six new IMAX theatres.

Red Carpet

Security and Netflix row dominate Cannes 2017

24-May-2017 | By

The festival was forced to react to anger over the inclusion of Netflix titles, then the Manchester terror attack.

Blade of the immortal

Takashi Miike's 'Blade Of The Immortal' cuts UK deal

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: HanWay inks deal with Arrow Films, which plots “major” release.

A Ghost Story

A24, Picturehouse partner for UK release of 'A Ghost Story'

24-May-2017 | By

Rooney Mara, Casey Affleck supernatural drama set for August.

Literally,Right Before Aaron

Screen Media Films acquires 'Literally, Right Before Aaron'

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The film had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival last month.


Benedict Cumberbatch mindfulness documentary scores key deals

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: US, Germany, Australia, Latin America among deals for ‘Walk With Me’.

Sverrir Gudnason

'Borg/McEnroe' star Sverrir Gudnason joins 'Imagine Murder'

24-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

EXCLUSIVE: Nordic noir inspired by infamous real-life Icelandic murder case.

The Rider

Sony Classics acquires Cannes title 'The Rider'

24-May-2017 | By

Chloe´ Zhao’s film premiered in Directors’ Fortnight.

‘Hanna’ TV adaptation ordered straight-to-series by Amazon

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The TV adaptation is based on the 2011 film starring Saoirse Ronan.

Laura Poitras

AFI DOCS to honour Laura Poitras 

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The Oscar and Peabody award-winning documentarian will be receive the Charles Guggenheim award on June 16.


IFP announces 2017 IFP Filmmaker Labs selections

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The year-long fellowship is designed to nurture first-time documentary feature directors.

Spike Lee

Spike Lee honoured in Cannes

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Director honoured alongside collaborator Roger Guenveur Smith.

Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Helsinki to preview 'Iron Sky 2', 'Guardian Angel'

24-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

New projects selected for Helsinki scheme.

Sten Kristian Saluveer

Tallinn Black Nights initiative Storytek gets government backing

24-May-2017 | By

Up to 20 projects to be selected for programme at November festival.

Elisabeth Moss

Elisabeth Moss producing ‘Fever’ miniseries for BBC America

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The Handmaid’s Tale actress will also star in the series being produced by Annapurna Television.

Port Authority

mk2 acquires Danielle Lessovitz's Cannes title 'Port Authority'

24-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Danielle Lessovitz was a “key artistic collaborator” on Directors’ Fortnight title Mobile Homes.

Four Against the bank

Wolfgang Petersen's 'Four Against The Bank' scores key deals

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Das Boot director’s first film since 2006’s Poseidon.

Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield doc heads to America

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Film focuses on a bizarre episode of Mansfield’s personal life.

Now Showing

FilmDoo acquires VoD rights to Raya Martin's back catalogue

24-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: How To Disappear Completely and Now Showing included in deal.


Ile de France fetes bumper Cannes presence

24-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Regional funding body celebrates 14 films at the festival this year.

Carne y arena

Iñárritu shines in Cannes VR push

24-May-2017 | By Tiffany Pritchard

Carne y Arena was the highlight of this year’s VR crop at the festival.

The Extincts

Cirrina Studios announces animation ’The Extincts’

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

The recently launched studio plans a 2019 release for their first animated feature.


Rob Reiner’s 'LBJ' gets release date

24-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Woody Harrelson stars as the 36th US President.

Three things

California buys world rights for Danish thriller '3 Things'

24-May-2017 | By Wendy Mitchell

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen star.

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Focus picks up Lenny Abrahamson, Domhnall Gleeson ghost story 'The Little Stranger'

23-May-2017 | By

Production scheduled for this summer in the UK.

Roger Moore

'James Bond' star Roger Moore dies aged 89

23-May-2017 | By ,

Actor passes away in Switzerland.

The Desert Bride

Lat Am buzz movie 'The Desert Bride' scores key deals in Cannes

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Road-movie drama stars Gloria actress Paulina Garcia.

Long-time Soda head Eve Gabereau to step down

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Co-founder of UK distributor, Thunderbird Releasing, departs after 15 years.

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Cannes reacts to Manchester terror attack

23-May-2017 | By

Film festival to hold minute’s silence, cancels fireworks.

Holy Air

Samuel Goldwyn acquires Israeli comedy 'Holy Air'

23-May-2017 | By

Tribeca premiere sells to North America.

Jim Sturgess

Jim Sturgess joins Kristen Stewart in JT Leroy biopic

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Fortitude closes deals on Justin Kelly project.

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eOne to merge film & TV divisions

23-May-2017 | By Manori Ravindran, Broadcast

The company is “evolving to underpin future growth”, as revenues hit £1bn.

Devil's Gate (AKA Abduction)

IFC Midnight acquires 'Devil's Gate' with Milo Ventimiglia

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Premiere Entertainment Group selling international rights to sci-fi in Cannes.

Two Tails

Recreation Media scores sales on family animations in Cannes

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: First look at Two Tales, which sells to Italy among other territories.

Kristofer Hivju

'Game Of Thrones' star Kristofer Hivju readies 'Twin' series


TrustNordisk, Nordisk Film launch Norwegian TV project.

Boots on the Ground

Moviehouse boards UK war movie 'Boots On The Ground'

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Louis Melville directs story of British soldiers in Afghanistan.

Iron Sky: The Coming Race

'Iron Sky' sequel gets Nordic distribution

23-May-2017 | By

SF Studios picks up sequel to cult film.


Cannes Critics' Week title 'Ava' clocks deals for Bac

23-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: French outfit also scores sales on The Teacher and The Third Wave.

el americano

Lionsgate swoop for animation 'El Americano'

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: SpongeBob writer and The Simpsons exec producer penned screenplay.

Manish Mundra

India's Drishyam Films launches $20m production fund

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 10 features to be produced through new fund.

Annemarie Jacir, Mohamed Ben Attia clinch DFI funding

23-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Doha Film Institute unveils spring 2017 grants.

Billion Dollar Mirage

CMG, Richard Guardian launch 'Billion Dollar Mirage'

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Film is adapted from the autobiography of American banker Glenn Stewart.


Tilda Swinton, Meryl Streep docs score deals

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Films focus on production designer Kristi Zea and artist John Berger.

Bela Tarr

Bela Tarr to oversee workshop at China festival

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Hungarian director to run training camp in Xining.

The leopard

'The Leopard' TV show in the works

23-May-2017 | By

English-language version of story that was adapted into 1963 Luchino Visconti film announced.


Edinburgh to host 'Okja', 'Daphne', Sean Connery movies, Michael Powell classic

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Movies with a Scottish flavour include Daphne, The Last Photograph, The Marker, while Okja will also screen.

Olivia Lonsdale

Dutch Features closes sales on 'Silk Road' with Olivia Lonsdale

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The psychological thriller is heading to Germany, Spain and Scandinavia.


Other Angle clocks up 'In And Out' deals

23-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Film starring Louise Bourgoin and Stéphane De Groodt scores deals in multiple territories.

I am Not A Teacher

'I Am A Teacher' heading to US

23-May-2017 | By Gabriele Niola

EXCLUSIVE: Russian war drama stars Aleksandr Kovtunets, Yuliya Peresild.

Sheep And Wolves.

Spentzos takes animation pair from Wizart

23-May-2017 | By

Russian sales outfit strikes deals in Cannes.


Mathieu Amalric, Cédric Klapisch films on MK2 | Mile End slate

23-May-2017 | By

Fledgling Canadian distributor indulges in French passion.


Belgian’s Cyborn unveils animation slate in Cannes

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Company launches sci-fi Hubris and 3D adventure Dragon Rider.

Audrey Tautou

China's Hishow acquires Gaumont duo

23-May-2017 | By

Chinese outfit picks up Christmas & Co and Gaston.

Three Rivers unveils filmmaker residencies

23-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Five filmmakers selected for writing and editing residencies.

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'The Killing Of A Sacred Deer' polarises Screen's Cannes jury grid

23-May-2017 | By

Michael Haneke’s Happy End also makes its bow.


Ryota Nakano, Sharon Bar-Ziv, Mauro Mueller head to Paris Co-pro village

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

12 international projects to presented at event in Paris this June.

Beauty and the dogs

Cannes title 'Beauty And The Dogs' picked up by O-Scope

22-May-2017 | By

Un Certain Regard film heading to multiple territories.

Roberto Saviano

Elle Driver launches 'Paranza Dei Bambini' from 'Gomorrah' writer

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Palomar, Elle Driver join forces on adaptation of bestseller.

The Flood

First image from 'The Flood' starring Lena Headey, Iain Glen and Ivanno Jeremiah

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Game Of Thrones star Headey plays an immigration officer.

Bad Genius

'Bad Genius' to open New York Asian Film Festival

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: “This reflects our high regard for the originality of contemporary Southeast Asian cinema.”

Oliver Stone

Weinstein Television acquires Oliver Stone series 'Guantanamo'

22-May-2017 | By Elbert Wyche

Weinstein Television plans to take the series to market in the upcoming weeks. 

Michael Haneke

80 top film-makers sound alarm over EU copyright rules

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Petition calls for unified EU vision on copyright and culture.

King Arthur

UK box office: 'King Arthur' slices to $3.2m debut

22-May-2017 | By Ian Sandwell

Fox’s Alien: Covenant leads Fri-Sun weekend; Disney’s Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 tops market on Saturday and Sunday.

Champs Elysees

Paris edition of US in Progress unveils selection

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Works-in-progress event will run June 20-22 in Paris.

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Annapurna, eOne announce distribution partnership

22-May-2017 | By

Deal will kick off with Kathryn Bigelow’s Detroit.


'Dangal' now the highest grossing foreign-language film ever in China

22-May-2017 | By Silvia Wong

Unstoppable Dangal crosses $100m; its dominance expected to continue until Pirates 5 opens.


Arrow Films takes UK rights to 'The Villainess'

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Cannes title directed by Jung Byung-gil.

Eric Stoltz

Eric Stoltz's 'Class Rank' starring Bruce Dern, Kristin Chenoweth acquired by Foresight

22-May-2017 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Skyler Gisondo and Olivia Holt also star.


Indie Sales boards Boris Khlebnikov's 'Arrhythmia'

22-May-2017 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: French outfit is collaborating with Russia’s CTB on the title.