Only one of 37 UK single project drama applications gets support in latest round.
Sony top brass have gone on the offensive in light of their vilified decision to cancel the release of The Interview, placing the onus on exhibition partners, hinting at a future release and engaging in a spat with US President Barack Obama.
Constantin, Golem, Lucky Red receive biggest grants in 2014; Curzon and Distrify benefit from Online Scheme grants.
Actor and writer discusses career (and Sony hack) at BAFTA retrospective.
Festivals and Awards
EXCLUSIVE: Sales companies to get marketing and distribution support thanks to €800k backing.
At the second VFX + Animation Summit Dublin, international experts and growing local companies gathered to talk about issues such as global competition, tight schedules and training needs. Wendy Mitchell reports.
New films on Screenbase this week include Salon Pictures’ true story about a feral child Ivan and the Dogs.
Latest box office news
New Line-MGM’s The Hobbit: The Battles Of The Five Armies remains the one to beat on $162.7m through Warner Bros Pictures International heading into its second weekend.
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Zhang Yibai’s Fleet Of Time stayed at the top of China’s box office in its second week, grossing $35.64m from 6.3 million admissions.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel gets world premiere at CTBF Royal Film Performance.