Elizabeth director to preside over IFFAM, China.
UPDATE: Dalian Wanda chairman Wang Jianlin on Monday evening announced what has been called “China’s first internationally competitive incentives programme” and unveiled further details of the Wanda Studios Qingdao project as part of an $8.2bn complex under construction in China.
The first part of SS Rajamouli’s Telugu-language epic, Baahubali: The Beginning, stormed the Indian box office and sold to 30 territories. Now the follow-up has set its sights on further international success.
The festival’s TV section has been rebranded as Haifa TV Series Meetings (Oct 20) this year.
India is on the brink of a streaming revolution, with international players joining a host of local platforms. But can anyone make money in this complex and crowded market? Liz Shackleton reports.
For the second year running, Haifa will play host to the Mix Programme, dedicated to helping teams of Jewish and Arab-Israeli film-makers take their projects to the next level.
For his 20th feature, Past Life, film-maker Avi Nesher examines how a father’s complicated past haunts his family.
Tammy H. Nam, CEO of global streaming service Viki.com, explains how the site’s avid community of subtitling fans is helping content to travel and break emerging talent.
Read Screen International’s Haifa Film Festival supplement…
Screen editor Matt Mueller discusses Brexit and looks forward to Toronto and Venice.