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New Paul Haggis movie Third Person has been sold by Corsan to over 20 territories.
Actress Noomi Rapace and director Khurram Longi were in Cannes to talk up their new feature Alive Alone, which Protagonist is selling internationally.
German director Wim Wenders has waded into the increasingly fractious debate about the “cultural exception” possibly being abandoned in new trading relations between the EU and US. Wenders has insisted that the European film industry must have state subsidy and support if it is to survive.
The hottest German-language projects in the works from celebrated veterans and talented newcomers.
From the tipped star of Cate Shortland’s Lore to new directors attracting a cult following, Screen profiles Germany’s talents to watch.
Generous financing options, ambitious film-makers and world-class facilities are making Germany a vital co-producer.
Germany’s network of film funds has made the territory a key international co-producer.
Eastern Europe 2012
As the T-Mobile New Horizons film festival (July 19-29) kickstarts the Polish Days initiative, Marcin J Sobczak explains how government support and an emphasis on co-productions is giving the Polish film industry a stronger international standing.
After one false start in 2006, Woody Allen has finally made a film in Paris, which has been selected to open Cannes this year. Melanie Goodfellow discovers how the master film-maker shot all over the city last summer
How can international films make a mark at the Italian box office in 2011 when local films tackling timely subjects are dominating?
Record-breaking success of Skyfall boosts attendance of EU films to around 313 million admissions.
Box office revenue in Iceland climbed 1.2% on 2011 but admissions took a dip. Skyfall topped the charts while Black’s Game proved the most popular domestic title.