Other winners included Love Is All You Need, The Act of Killing, The Congress and The Broken Circle Breakdown.
Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has been granted status as a qualifying film festival in the eligibility criteria for the short film category of the Academy Awards.
Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Culture, Audiovisual, Multilingualism and Youth, has outlined key elements of her agenda for the European audiovisual industry in 2014.
Wayne Borg, chief commercial officer of Abu Dhabi’s twofour54, is leaving the government-backed organisation to relocate to his native Australia.
Festivals and Awards
DreamWorks Animation producer Jane Hartwell and senior VFX supervisor Markus Manninen explained how new production processes are empowering the vision of the director, in a session on ‘The Future of Animation’ at the Cinematic Innovation Summit (CIS) in Dubai yesterday.
Technological changes are challenging traditional funding models but also opening up new ways to make, finance and distribute features, said Hollywood veterans at the Cinematic Innovation Summit (CIS) in Dubai yesterday.
EXCLUSIVE: Egypt’s burgeoning independent film scene will be the subject of a new documentary being produced by Amr Waked and Salah Al-Hanafy’s Cairo-based Zad Communication.
Latest box office news
Heading into the holidays Buena Vista’s animation climbed one place to the pinnacle of the North American charts on an estimated $31.6m for $134.3m. Inside Llewyn Davis arrived on a superb limited debut.
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire generated a further $44.3m through 83 Lionsgate international markets in its third weekend to push the running total to $336.7m. The global tally has reached $673.4m.
Walden Media has announced a restructure as it emerged that David Weil, current CEO of parent company Anschutz Film Group (AFG), will leave the company at the end of the year.