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Stephen Page’s new feature is currently in production and is produced by the creative team behind The Turning.
Inaugural festival wrapped this weekend screening more than 30 European arthouse films.
Crimea and Ukraine-themed films and those showcasing “family values” among those to get support.
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Dir: Jean-Jacques Annaud. China-France. 2015. 118mins
Dir: Jaume Balagueró. Spain. 2014. 95mins
Dir/scr: Phan Dang Di. Vietnam-France-Germany-Netherlands. 2015. 102mins
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?
Spain has seen a box-office boom in 2014 but admissions were driven by discount ticket schemes. Distributors and exhibitors are looking for new solutions, Juan Sarda reports.
Swedish cinemas registered a total of 16.3 million admissions last year, down 2% on 2013 – but the 25.1% local market share was the highest since 2009.