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Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015

27-Feb-2015 | By

Leonard Nimoy, who earned a place in the hearts of millions of genre fans for his timeless portrayal of Spock in Star Trek, has died in Los Angeles from pulmonary disease. He was 83.

Oscars

Mining value from an Oscar win

27-Feb-2015 | By

Eddie Redmayne’s Oscar win has thrown a new potential star into the ring as players in the independent space hustle to package films for Cannes and beyond.

Manish Mundra

Drishyam, Sundance Institute line up writer lab

27-Feb-2015 | By

Manish Mundra’s production company Drishyam and Sundance Institute have organised the Drishyam – Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab 2015 to take place in Goa, India, from April 12-16.

A Murder In The Park

Sundance Selects buys A Murder In The Park

27-Feb-2015 | By

The distributor has secured US rights to Shawn Rech and Brandon Kimber’s documentary

Metrodome reveals Berlin deals

27-Feb-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Deals with Wild Bunch, Memento, Submarine include doc The Seventh Fire, presented by Terrence Malick.

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Steve Jobs

Union to handle VFX on Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic

26-Feb-2015

EXCLUSIVE: Visual effects firm behind The Theory of Everything and the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony appointed sole vendor.

John Pilger

John Pilger film breaks Indiegogo record

13-Feb-2015

The Coming War will tell the unreported story of the new “Cold War” between the US and China.

Oscars

Mining value from an Oscar win

Eddie Redmayne’s Oscar win has thrown a new potential star into the ring as players in the independent space hustle to package films for Cannes and beyond.

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Distributors play on Oscar success at box office

There were several noticeable bumps in evidence at the weekend as distributors expanded their theatrical footprints in the wake of last Sunday’s (February 22) Academy Awards.

Focus tops US charts on $19.1m

Will Smith’s return to action in Warner Bros’ caper opposite Margot Robbie helped the film opened top in North America on an estimated $19.1m over a slow post-Oscar session.

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Prince William

Prince William to aid BAFTA Asia push

Duke of Cambridge and president of BAFTA to discuss organisation’s long-term ambitions for UK-Asia cross-cultural exchange.

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