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Abner Benaim

IFF Panama: Abner Benaim on Ruben Blades doc, next project (exclusive)

Filmmaker talks about his friendship with the salsa legend.

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IFF Panama: Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schembori, 'The Gold Seekers' ('Los Buscadores')

Paraguayan co-directors talk about their local box office smash.

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MPAA chief Charles Rivkin on piracy, #MeToo and Netflix challenges

The former US ambassador to France discusses young consumers, links with Washington and the rise of SVOD.

Enrique Castro Ríos

IFF Panama: 'Decembers' ('Diciembres') director Enrique Castro Ríos Q&A

Documentary filmmaker turns to fictional storytelling to shine light on Panama’s sense of national identity.

Carlos Aguilar Navarro

IFF Panama: 'Panama Al Brown' director Carlos Aguilar Navarro Q&A (exclusive)

Director lines up fictional version of boxing biopic next.

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"Ireland still is missing out": top Ireland studio exec calls for increased film & TV funding

Ardmore Studios and Troy Studios CEO Súin Ní Raghallaigh says more money and greater infrastructure are required.

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Panama film festival director Pituka Ortega Heilbron Q&A

The seventh edition of the event runs from April 5-11, with A Fantastic Woman, Zama and BPM all screening.

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Creative Skillset CEO Seetha Kumar on delivering the BFI's Film Skills Strategy

”There is such a pain point in terms of skills shortages because we’ve had a boom in inward investment.”

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New head of film Gareth Ellis-Unwin on his ambitious plans for Creative Skillset

The King’s Speech producer believes his experiences in the filmmaking trenches will prove vital in his new role.

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How Amazon Studios is growing its global presence

Amazon Studios’ strategy is about working with its global distribution partners — not competing against them.

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Endeavor Content co-president discusses what's next

Why Chris Rice is “very bullish” about continued growth of premium television.

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'The Foreigner': anatomy of a successful UK-China co-production

The Fyzz Facility’s Wayne Marc Godfrey tells Screen how the Jackie Chan starrer worked in both the West and China.

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Q&A: Hong Kong film festival artistic director Li Cheuk To

Li joined as a programmer in the 1980s and has seen the festival through times of boom and bust for Hong Kong cinema.

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'Suspiria' screenwriter David Kajganich on his showrunning debut 'The Terror'

The series depicts the true story of a 1945 British Navy expedition which disappeared in the Arctic.

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Ben Wheatley updates on 'Colin You Anus' at Glasgow (exclusive)

Kill List director says the edit is progressing rapidly on mysterious new film.

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