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Screen Awards unveils Rising Star shortlist

28-Aug-2014 | By Screen staff

The Screen Awards has now unveiled the shortlist for this year’s Rising Star award.

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Memento heads to Toronto with Marguerite

28-Aug-2014 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Paris-based sales agent to launch new film loosely inspired by “world’s worst soprano”, Florence Foster Jenkins.

Vanessa Saal

Protagonist adds head of sales, US presence

28-Aug-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

UK sales outfit Protagonist Pictures has appointed former StudioCanal executive Vanessa Saal as head of sales, part of a company restructure that includes launching a US presence fronted by producer Eddie Vaisman.

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Tallinn Black Nights gets int'l competition greenlight

28-Aug-2014 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Stamp of approval from FIAPF puts Black Nights on a list with Cannes and Berlin.

Steve Oram, Edward Hogg join UK horror

28-Aug-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Cast, directors round on haunted-house horror; XYZ to handle US rights.

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Expendables nabs social media lead

22-Aug-2014

The action sequel proved the most buzzed about film on social networks in the UK.

Taiwan piracy research launch

Films pirated by 73% of Taiwanese

21-Aug-2014

A study from research consultancy Sycamore Research and Marketing has found that 73% of Taiwanese netizens admit they pirate movies and music, although 81% agree that piracy is wrong.

Producers Lab Hamburg

EFP launches new producer initiative

European Film Promotion (EFP) has launched a new initiative, Producers Lab Hamburg (PLH), bringing producers from across Europe to meet with their Hamburg-based opposite numbers.

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Guardians crosses $500m worldwide

Marvel Studios’ Guardians Of The Galaxy has earned $245.3m internationally and $255.2m in North America.

Lucy

Luc Besson's Lucy tops UK box office

Universal’s action sci-fi scores excellent $5.1m (£3.1m) bow to dethrone The Inbetweeners 2.

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