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EXCLUSIVE: Star of upcoming The Mortal Instruments confirmed for long-gestated Pierre Morel-produced Overdrive. Kinology is selling.
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EXCLUSIVE: Adaptation rights taken for Laura Kasischke’s bestseller.
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.