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Venice Film Market on the rise

27-Aug-2014 | By

Entering its third edition, the Venice Film Market is ramping up.

Sophia Lorean

AFI FEST to honour Sophia Loren

27-Aug-2014 | By

The festival will celebrate the iconic Italian actress with a Hollywood tribute on November 12.

Mary Kom

Eros, Viacom18 strike distribution pact

27-Aug-2014 | By

India’s Eros International has struck a deal to handle international distribution of four films produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

Little Accidents

Napa unveils narrative, docs competition

27-Aug-2014 | By

The 4th annual Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF), scheduled for November 12-16, 2014, has unveiled its narrative and documentary feature competition line-ups and jurors.

Fleur Pellerin

France gets new culture minister

27-Aug-2014 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Outgoing culture minister Aurélie Filippetti denounced culture budget cuts in open letter.

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Expendables nabs social media lead


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


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.

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Participant boards DreamWorks duo

Participant Media has joined Steven Spielberg’s Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller and period drama The Light Between Oceans.

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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.

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Dragon 2 retains China BO lead

CHINA BOX OFFICE: How To Train Your Dragon 2 held on to the top spot at the China box office in the week August 18-24, grossing a further $24.09m for a cumulative total of $50.86m.

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