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Birmingham Crown Court

Major film fraud trial underway

6-Oct-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

The trial of five UK executives charged with film tax relief fraud has begun at Birmingham Crown Court.

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston named first BFI Ambassador

6-Oct-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The British Film Institute (BFI) has named actor Tom Hiddleston as its first BFI Ambassador.

Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

Former A-Film exec reveals struggles at Benelux distributor

6-Oct-2015 | By

In an outspoken interview, Erik Engelen, former director of acquisitions at Benelux distribution outfit A-Film (and still a consultant there), has given his views on what has brought one of the region’s most respected independent companies to its knees.

Richard Cook

Talent agent Richard Cook calls for film fund/festival rethink

6-Oct-2015 | By

Leading European talent agent Richard Cook has called for a radical re-thinking of both the European film festival system and of public funding bodies like Eurimages and MEDIA.

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ASC to honour Toll, Peterson and Bennett

6-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

The ASC will recognise the trio’s achievements at their annual awards ceremony in February.

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Iceland's Pegasus reveals project slate

Snorri Thórisson, CEO of Reykjavík-based production outfit Pegasus Pictures (Icelandic line producer of Game Of Thrones), has revealed details of the company’s latest feature projects.

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Lost In Hong Kong

‘Lost in Hong Kong’ leads strong week for China films

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Lost in Hong Kong surged past $200m during the lucrative National Day week.

The Martian

'The Martian' tops UK chart with $9.9m

Fox’s sci-fi adaptation posts best-ever UK bow for Ridley Scott; StudioCanal’s Legend becomes distributor’s third biggest release.

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