Studios saw healthy returns in Switzerland in 2015, but this left little room for local distributors to manoeuvre.
Bayon triumphed in the competition to score Seth Boyden’s animated short An Object At Rest.
Four of the five top-grossing independent films in the US this year have starred and centred on women.
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The western remake, which MGM and Columbia Pictures co-financed, rides out in 39 markets through Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) this weekend.
SEPTEMBER 19 UPDATE: A Chinese Odyssey: Part Three leads the way with $35.8m from its two territories; The Age Of Shadows adds $21.4m in South Korea for $45.2m to date.
The Ink Factory production team will pick up the Team Of The Year Award, accountant Pollyanna Gill wins Spotlight Award.