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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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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.

On Any Sunday - The Next Chapter

San Seb's Savage Cinema to return

29-Jul-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Second edition of San Sebastian Film Festival strand to feature six action sports films including the long-awaited sequel to motorcycle racing classic On Any Sunday.

Robert Englund

Englund, Moore to attend FrightFest

29-Jul-2014 | By Michael Rosser

Nightmare on Elm Street star and comic-book legend set for horror festival.

Wonder Woman

Comic-Con: WB leads social buzz

29-Jul-2014 | By

Comic-Con 2014 sparked 1.7m social media mentions as Warner Bros dominated the conversation, according to social media experts Way To Blue.

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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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