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Ajyal Youth Film Festival unveils winners

7-Dec-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

The Salesman, The Eagle Huntress and Hunt For The Wilderpeople take top prizes, while Meg Ryan accepts honorary award.

Black Sails

Kaleidoscope buys distributor Platform Entertainment

7-Dec-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK distributor buys slate and catalogue with more than 500 titles; predicts “doubled market share”.

'Hacksaw Ridge' wins at Australian Academy awards, event marked by protest

7-Dec-2016 | By Fiona Williams

Female film-makers donned sausage costumes to protest gender disparity in the Australian industry.

everyman DCM

DCM takes over Everyman Cinemas contract from Pearl & Dean

7-Dec-2016 | By Tom Grater

Deal sees DCM extend its market share of cinema advertising to 81% across the UK.

vr summit

Sky sets sights on high-end VR content

7-Dec-2016 | By Tom Grater

Following the launch of its Sky VR app, the broadcaster is now focusing on commissioning original, high-end VR content.

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Dearest Sister

Horror streaming service Shudder launches in the UK


Upcoming exclusive titles include LFF title Dearest Sister and French series Beyond The Walls.

In The Absence Of The Sun

Indie VOD service FilmDoo launches crowdfunding campaign


Campaign aimed at raising $127,000 (£95,000) to fund technology improvements, product development and marketing for world cinema VOD platform.

Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

'Fantastic Beasts' crosses $400m overseas (update)

DECEMBER 5 UPDATE: Ahead of Rogue One, Disney crosses $4bn mark overseas for their first time ever, marking only the second time for any studio.

Your Name

China box office: 'Your Name' topples 'Fantastic Beasts'

Anime smashes records, defeats Harry Potter spin-off.

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