All Festival Focus articles – Page 3

  • Sundance Film Festival
    Features

    Sundance 2015: going wild

    2015-01-18T23:59:00Z

    Sundance Film Festival’s John Cooper and Trevor Groth talk to Jeremy Kay about the ‘exhilarating’ selections in the 2015 edition (Jan 22-Feb 1)

  • Brooklyn
    Features

    Sundance 2015: hot properties

    2015-01-18T23:59:00Z

    Screen International’s picks of the hot films at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival (Jan 22-Feb 1).

  • Atlantic
    Features

    Dubai film festival draws on Arab talent

    2014-11-28T15:02:00Z

    The winds of change are blowing through Dubai International Film Festival (Dec 10-17) which, after a period of strategic upheaval, has emerged with a renewed focus on local fare.

  • Ventana Sur
    Features

    Ventana Sur: Limelight for LatAm

    2014-11-21T13:51:00Z

    Jérome Paillard tells Jeremy Kay about how Ventana Sur is expanding its scope.

  • From A to B
    Features

    Abu Dhabi's driving force

    2014-10-24T03:30:00Z

    Abu Dhabi Film Festival (Oct 23-Nov 1) brings the best in world cinema to the region, while its Sanad fund has put local film-makers on the international stage.

  • Pikmin
    Features

    Tokyo plays it cool

    2014-10-23T16:58:00Z

    Tokyo International Film Festival (Oct 23-31) adds new venues and an increased focus on Japanese exports and Asian links.

  • Karl Spoerri
    Features

    Karl Spoerri, Zurich Film Festival

    2014-09-26T09:27:00Z

    Artistic director Karl Spoerri talks to Michael Rosser about big plans for Zurich Film Festival’s 10th anniversary, including a new festival centre

  • Agnes Varda
    Features

    Locarno 2014: Special honorees

    2014-07-31T16:54:00Z By Mark Adams chief film critic, Sarah Cooper, Louise Tutt

    Locarno’s 2014 edition will pay tribute to an eclectic mix of legendary film-makers, actors and producers. Screen takes a look at the recipients.

  • Nise da Silveira
    Features

    Locarno 2014: Brazil in the spotlight

    2014-07-31T16:49:00Z

    For its fourth edition, Locarno’s Carte Blanche showcases the country of the moment - Brazil.

  • Locarno Industry Days
    Features

    Locarno 2014: Industry Days steps up

    2014-07-31T16:44:00Z

    Locarno’s fifth annual Industry Days (Aug 9-11) will feature an increasingly proactive Swiss presence, as well as a more international approach with STEP IN.

  • Clouds of Sils Maria
    Features

    Locarno 2014: Piazza Grande, International Competition titles

    2014-07-31T11:51:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper, by

    The films set to get audiences talking in both the Piazza Grande and International Competition sections at the 67th Locarno Film Festival are profiled here.

  • Fig Tree
    Features

    Locarno 2014: a return to Africa

    2014-07-31T10:24:00Z

    In her first year as head of Locarno Film Festival’s co-production lab Open Doors, Ananda Scepka brings the focus back to Sub-Saharan Africa. Martin Blaney discovers why

  • Unbalanced
    Features

    Locarno 2014: Open Doors projects

    2014-07-31T10:00:00Z

    Some 12 projects have been selected for Open Doors, from a sci-fi desert odyssey to a civil war story to a fishing adventure tale.

  • Karlovy Vary
    Features

    Festival Focus: Karlovy Vary 2014

    2014-06-19T18:13:00Z

    Karlovy Vary (July 4-12) offers an eclectic guest list — ranging from Lech Walesa to William Friedkin — and screens close to 200 films. Artistic director Karel Och gives the lowdown to Michael Rosser.

  • European Film Market
    Features

    European Film Market 2014

    2014-02-03T18:35:00Z

    The current market is focused on smart money and smart deals, not volume of product. Jeremy Kay examines the prospects for deals and new packages at Berlin’s European Film Market (Feb 6-14).

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    Features

    Palm Springs: World champions

    2013-12-13T00:01:00Z

    As the Palm Springs International Film Festival (Jan 3-13) marks 25 years of bringing the best global cinema to California, Jeremy Kay discovers how it has become a key staging post in the awards season.

  • Ryan Reynolds
    News

    Focus pushes Selfless to 2015

    2013-12-06T16:43:00Z

    Tarsem’s Ryan Reynolds thriller previously set up at FilmDistrict will now go through parent company Focus Features on February 27 2015.

  • Love Is The Perfect Crime
    Features

    Les Arcs: Mountain high

    2013-12-06T11:22:00Z

    France’s Les Arcs (Dec 14-21) combines screenings and skiing and has a growing industry profile. Michael Rosser previews the fifth edition.

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    Features

    Singapore’s attraction

    2013-11-25T16:53:00Z

    The third edition of ScreenSingapore and the Asia TV Forum Market brings pan-Asian buyers and producers together.

  • The_Lunchbox_2
    Features

    Film Bazaar: Appetite growing for Indian cinema

    2013-11-21T17:31:00Z

    Films nurtured by Film Bazaar are beginning to secure distribution both at home and overseas, but challenges remain for independent Indian cinema. Liz Shackleton reports.