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Major markets miss out on Creative Europe development grants

19-Dec-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Only one of 37 UK single project drama applications gets support in latest round.

Oscar foreign language shortlist unveiled

19-Dec-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

AMPAS has announced the nine features on the shortlist for the Foreign Language Film Academy Award.  A record 83 films had been submitted.

The Interview

Sony backpedals on The Interview

19-Dec-2014 | By

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.

The Great Beauty

Creative Europe distribution grants revealed

19-Dec-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Constantin, Golem, Lucky Red receive biggest grants in 2014; Curzon and Distrify benefit from Online Scheme grants.

Ethan Hawke

Ethan Hawke talks Linklater, River Phoenix and Sony

19-Dec-2014 | By Larry Bartleet

Actor and writer discusses career (and Sony hack) at BAFTA retrospective.

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Sales outfits get EC VOD backing

16-Dec-2014

EXCLUSIVE: Sales companies to get marketing and distribution support thanks to €800k backing.

VFX Summit Dublin: In service of the story

14-Dec-2014

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.

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

Five Armies breaches $160m

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.

Fleet Of Time

Fleet Of Time rules China box office

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.

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