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Administrators track down head of beleaguered UK collections agency MM Cam (exclusive)

Kingston Smith & Partners appeal to potential creditors to come forward with information.

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Sundance Film Festival adds Sudeep Sharma, Ania Trzebiatowska to programming team (exclusive)

New arrivals will work closely with non-fiction-focused programming team.

Son Of The White Mare

Fantasia-bound restored Hungarian animation classic finds US home (exclusive)

Film will go on international festival tour ahead of early 2020 theatrical release.

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'The Lion King' leaps to $154m global box office

Tentpole opens on Friday in UK, Mexico, Spain.

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Festivals must be more proactive in addressing gender imbalance, say international insiders

Film festivals continue to grapple with how to achieve 50/50 by 2020.

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Alejandro Amenábar’s ‘While At War’ headlines Spanish films at San Sebastian 2019

Further titles include Belén Funes’ debut ’A Thief’s Daughter’.

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ITV, BBC unveil details of Britbox streaming service

ITV taking an initial 90% stake in the forthcoming SVoD venture, which will launch in Q4 this year.

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UK box office preview: how loud can ‘The Lion King’ roar?

Other openers include cricket doc ‘The Edge’ and ‘Tell It To The Bees’.

Rare Beasts Venice Critics Week

Venice 2019 Critics’ Week line-up includes Billie Piper’s directorial debut ‘Rare Beasts’

The strand will open with Indian animation Bombay Rose, and close with Joshua Gil’s fantasy drama Sanctorum.

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Berlin Forum winning documentary ‘Heimat Is A Space In Time’ lands UK distribution (exclusive)

Film won the Caligari Prize in the Berlinale Forum section this year.

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‘The Lion King’ crossing $100m international box office, ‘Toy Story 4’ hits $800m worldwide

Jon Favreau’s rebooted animation debuts in UK, Mexico, Spain on Friday.

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WarnerMedia names HBO Max senior executives

Joey Chavez, Jeniffer Kim, Suzanna Makkos, Jennifer O’Connell join.

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Endeavor Content boards world sales on New York mother-daughter drama 'Topside'

Husband-and-wife team Celine Held and Logan George wrote, directed feature debut.

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UK’s FrightFest unveils five-person shortlist for Screen Genre Rising Star Award

Nominees include Rebecca Rogers for her role in ‘Stalked’.

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'Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson And The Band' to open 2019 Toronto Film Festival

Premiere marks the first time a Canadian-made documentary will open festival.

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Sarajevo Film Festival unveils 2019 competition line-up

Nine films will participate in the feature film competition including ‘Heidi’.

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HanWay hires Marta Ravani to head documentary and library label

Ravani has previously worked at TF1 and Protagonist.

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