By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

News

The Interview

The Interview in limited US debut

24-Dec-2014 | By

UPDATED DECEMBER 24: Approximately 300 independent theatres across the US will screen the controversial comedy on December 25 after Sony Pictures initially pulled the release in response to last week’s refusal by the five major exhibitors to screen it.

The Interview

Sony pushes The Interview online

24-Dec-2014 | By

In a development that looks set to exacerbate simmering unrest between Sony Pictures and the major exhibitors, the studio has moved ahead with an online platform release for the controversial comedy.

lilyhammer

Goteborg sets Norway focus

24-Dec-2014 | By Andreas Wiseman

Tony Grisoni added to lineup at TV seminar.

Wild Canaries

Sundance Selects takes Wild Canaries

23-Dec-2014 | By

The distributor has picked up North American rights from Cinetic Media to Lawrence Michael Levine’s screwball murder mystery.

Rutger Wolfson

Wolfson to depart Rotterdam after 2015 festival

23-Dec-2014 | By Wendy Mitchell

International Film Festival Rotterdam festival director Rutger Wolfson has decided to step down from his post after eight years.

Visit the news archive

X-Men: Days Of Future Past

Fox reports record year for digital sales

23-Dec-2014

UK sales of digital movies rise 280% for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Sales outfits get EC VOD backing

16-Dec-2014

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

Aisling Franciosi and Sam Keeley

Screen’s top 10 features of 2014

Screen International’s UK Stars of Tomorrow and behind the scenes looks at Under the Skin and 12 Years a Slave proved popular with readers.

More production news

Hobbit finale crosses $400m int'l

New Line-MGM’s The Hobbit:  The Battle Of The Five Armies will see out 2014 as the dominant film as the worldwide tally climbed to $573.6m.

The Interview

The Interview takes $15m online

New Line-MGM’s The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies stayed top in its second session over the December holiday weekend to reach $169m through Warner Bros, while Sony Picture’s The Interview grossed $2.8m from 331 sites in a day-and-date digital launch that drew 2million rentals and downloads.

More box office news


newsletter+promo

Jobs

Film Fund Diversity Advisor

£43,143 - £50,472 pro rata

Chief Executive Officer

Total remuneration ~£100,000 + up to 15% annual at risk bonus