The Screen Awards has now unveiled the shortlist for this year’s Rising Star award.
EXCLUSIVE: Paris-based sales agent to launch new film loosely inspired by “world’s worst soprano”, Florence Foster Jenkins.
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.
EXCLUSIVE: Stamp of approval from FIAPF puts Black Nights on a list with Cannes and Berlin.
EXCLUSIVE: Cast, directors round on haunted-house horror; XYZ to handle US rights.
Festivals and Awards
Blind, 1001 Grams and Letter to the King considered for submission for the Best Foreign-Language Feature.
The action sequel proved the most buzzed about film on social networks in the UK.
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.
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.
Latest box office news
Marvel Studios’ Guardians Of The Galaxy has earned $245.3m internationally and $255.2m in North America.
Universal’s action sci-fi scores excellent $5.1m (£3.1m) bow to dethrone The Inbetweeners 2.
Agnieszka Holland renews appeal to help free Oleg Sentsov.