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The Face of an Angel

Toronto to world premiere Angel, Tusk, Burgundy

29-Jul-2014 | By

Michael Wintbottom’s The Face of An Angel, Kevin Smith’s Tusk and Peter Strickland’s The Duke Of Burgundy will receive their world premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival; new documentaries from Joshua Oppenheimer and Nick Broomfield are also among TIFF’s second wave.

Magic in the Moonlight to close Sarajevo

29-Jul-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Woody Allen’s 1920s feature to close Sarajevo at the city’s Open Air Cinema.

Other Peoples Money

Brian Kelly to direct fraudster drama

29-Jul-2014 | By Michael Rosser

EXCLUSIVE: Real-life ‘Catch Me If You Can’ drama being developed by ’71 producer Angus Lamont.

The Decent One

Kino Lorber takes The Decent One

29-Jul-2014 | By

The distributor has acquired all US rights to Vanessa Lapa’s documentary on the secret personal writings and photographs of Heinrich Himmler.

Fault Lines

Playwrights chosen for new screenwriting scheme

29-Jul-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Origin Pictures, Paines Plough, BBC Films launch writing scheme

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Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Apes, Purge 2 top UK buzz


The Purge: Anarchy generated strong buzz ahead of this weekend’s release but Dawn of the Planet of the Apes remains king of the swingers.

PiFan 2014

Transmedia talks at PiFan’s NAFF


At the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), experts discussed transmedia storytelling, where it’s at and where it could go in the near future.

Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes

Apes retains UK box office lead

Fox’s sequel retains top spot with $6.4m (£3.8m) second weekend; Paramount’s Hercules muscles in with $2.46m (£1.45m).


Lucy tops North America on $44m

EuropaCorp’s thriller starring Scarlett Johansson delivered a strong debut through Universal as box office for the top 12 matched the comparable session of 2013.

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Mark Zoradi

DWKs Animation hires Mark Zoradi

The former president of Buena Vista International has been named COO of DreamWorks Animation while Ann Daly is promoted to president.

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