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22 Dec 2011

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  • 2011's hits and rising stars

    Screen highlights some of the new actors and directors from around the world who shone in 2011, while a selection of industry figures describe their stand-out films for the year.
  • Arthur Christmas dominates UK box office on Christmas weekend

    Sony’s animation continues to impress on £2m, seeing off holdovers Sherlock Holmes and Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • Brad Pitt and Bennett Miller

    Brad Pitt and Bennett Miller tell Jeremy Kay how Moneyball withstood several curveballs in development before leaving the dugout as an awards contender.
  • Charlize Theron

    The actress tells Screen about staying true to the complex, self-absorbed woman at the heart of Young Adult.
  • Christopher Plummer

    Christopher Plummer tells Screen about playing the septuagenarian widower who comes out of the closet in Beginners and why casting is the key for a good director.
  • International hits of 2011

    What are the highest-grossing films of 2011 in the worldwide market? And which titles have fared better internationally than in North America? Louise Tutt crunches the numbers
  • Kenneth Branagh

    The actor-director tells Leon Forde about recreating Laurence Olivier’s on-set relationship with Marilyn Monroe in My Week With Marilyn.
  • Nicolas Winding Refn

    The director tells Screen how a ride home turned into the award-winning Drive.
  • Omnilab Media loses Federal Court appeal in VPF case

    Australian judges unanimously rule against ex-DCN director Michael Smith
  • Online funding draws a crowd

    How much impact can crowdfunding sites have on the $22bn global investment business? Colin Brown taps into the key sites
  • Ralph Fiennes

    It is more than a year since he locked his directorial debut Coriolanus, and Ralph Fiennes is keen for it to be in front of audiences, he tells Mike Goodridge
  • Restoring faith in Xmas

    Marketing Christmas releases in international territories can prove a challenge for the US studios.
  • Russia primed to embrace world

    Can Russia become a significant co-production partner now it has entered Eurimages and established a production fund with international projects higher up the agenda?
  • Serving The Help

    When Kathryn Stockett’s novel started rocketing up the book charts, the film-makers working on an adaptation decided to take their project down the studio route.
  • Sherlock Holmes outwits rivals at UK box office

    Warner Bros’ second instalment in the Holmes franchise takes $5.9m (£3.8m) to land ahead of newcomer Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
  • Steve McQueen

    The Shame director tells Screen why he made a film about one of society’s biggest taboos.
  • The future in site

    Advances in technology may transform the way the industry does business, as a new generation of websites tries to lure producers, distributors, sales companies, financiers and film-makers online. But can an industry built on personal contacts and face-to-face time change that much?
  • There and back again

    Screen goes all fanboy with the arrival of The Hobbit trailer.
  • Thomas Langmann

    Thomas Langmann, the French producer of The Artist, War Of The Buttons and Patrice Leconte’s upcoming 3D animation The Suicide Shop, tells Melanie Goodfellow about arriving as a complete unknown to shoot his tribute to classic cinema in Los Angeles
  • Where did it all go right?

    How have film-makers from a country as tiny as Israel come to command such a huge presence on the international arthouse scene? Dan Fainaru gives a personal account of the support structure Israeli film-makers enjoy at home as well as the challenges they face to sustain it.
  • Zentropa, TV2 to produce Jussi Adler-Olsen detective series

    Danish director Mikkel Nørgaard will direct the first part of the franchise, The Woman In The Cage.


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