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'Carol' leads Spirit nominees

24-Nov-2015 | By

Todd Haynes is in the running for best director and both Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara are in contention for best female lead alongside Room’s Brie Larson as Carol earned six 2016 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

US Briefs: Frenesy Film sells 'Antonia.' to Italy

24-Nov-2015 | By Angela Lee

Plus… FilmRise acquired The Champions; Unified’s Red Band Films wraps shooting on The Rake; and Made In NY grant receipents announced.


PSIFF to honour Tom McCarthy

24-Nov-2015 | By

The Spotlight director will receive the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival’s (PSIFF) Sonny Bono Visionary Award.


Netflix creates series from 'Gangs of Wasseypur'

24-Nov-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Netflix will stream Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs Of Wasseypur as an eight-part mini-series in the US and Canada in the first week of December.

David Austin

BBFC appoints David Austin new director

24-Nov-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Current director David Cooke to step down in March 2016.

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Janis: Little Girl Blue

'Carol', 'Janis: Little Girl Blue' bookend Bahamas fest

Female-driven films bookend the Bahamas International Film Festival as Todd Haynes’ Carol starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara opens the event on December 9 and Amy Berg’s documentary Janis: Little Girl Blue ends the festivities on December 12.

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Tallinn: Digitech strand reveals future tech


Running alongside the European Film Forum (Nov 18-19) at Tallinn’s Black Nights Film Festival, a showcase of product demonstrations and start-ups were presented in the Digitech section further iterating a cross-over between the film and technology sectors. 

Game Jam Tallinn

Tallinn Black Nights: first GameJam crowns winners


Game developers were tasked with building games around films.

Mollye Asher

'You & Me Both' eyes summer 2016 shoot

EXCLUSIVE: New York-based producer Mollye Asher [pictured] is gearing up for a summer 2016 shoot of her next production You & Me Both.

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The Hunger Games Mockingjay - Part 2

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2' tops UK box office

Sony’s Spectre falls to second with $5.8m (£3.85m) for $128.3m (£84.6m) and has overtaken Avatar as the highest grossing IMAX release in the UK.

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay 2' rules North America on $103m

NOVEMBER 23 UPDATE: Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 rounded out the YA franchise to ensure all four in the series opened on more than $100m in North America.

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