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Wes Craven

Wes Craven dies aged 76

31-Aug-2015 | By

The prolific filmmaker who revolutionised horror with wry takes on the genre like the Scream franchise and A Nightmare On Elm Street died on Sunday from brain cancer.

Diane Nelson to head Warner Bros Consumer Products

28-Aug-2015 | By

Diane Nelson has added oversight of Warner Bros Consumer Products to her responsibilities as president of DC Entertainment and president and chief content officer of Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment.

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

28-Aug-2015 | By Screen staff

Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.


Lionsgate teams up on video game adaptation 'Borderlands'

28-Aug-2015 | By

The studio is partnering with the game’s publisher and creators Gearbox Software and Take-Two Interactive Software’s 2K as well as producers Avi and Ari Arad.

Christopher Nolan and Tacita Dean

Christopher Nolan, Tacita Dean to launch new LFF industry series

28-Aug-2015 | By Michael Rosser

Nolan to debate future of film as part of a new series of talks on the industry side of the BFI London Film Festival.

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Amazon Prime Video follows Netflix into Japan


The online retailer joins Netflix in moving into the Japanese video streaming market.

Cinema Europa Zagreb

Arthouse exhibitors criticise EU bonus scheme


Arthouse exhibitors from Poland to Venezuela have added their voices to the chorus of disapproval about Europa Cinemas’ new bonus payment scheme to promote partnerships between cinemas and online distribution platforms.

Bryce Dallas Howard joins 'Gold'

Hot off the global summer smash Jurassic World, the actress has joined the adventure from Black Bear Pictures and HWY 61 currently shooting in New Mexico.

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Straight Outta Compton

'Compton' stays top in US on $13.2m

With no real pretenders to usurp it, Universal’s Straight Outta Compton held on to top berth for the third consecutive weekend and climbed to $134.1m.

PPI pair cross $300m international

The seemingly indestructible Terminator: Genisys generated $23.6m from 25 markets and climbed to $320.1m and $409.5m worldwide.

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Steven Polster

RightsTrade, BondIt strike deal

Steven Polster’s online film and television market has signed a strategic partnership with the entertainment financing firm to provide upfront liquidity from online licensing agreements.

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