Production News


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German culture minister proposes opening federal fund to high-end TV series

Series producers had previously only been able to access regional funding.

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Lionsgate’s Studio L sets initial slate

The digital content unit is working with brands and platforms on three upcoming film releases.

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Apple hires Gaumont US TV production head

Carol Trussell will become head of production at the tech giant’s original programming unit.

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Emily Atef preparing new French-Norwegian drama 'Mister' (exclusive)

Feature centres a well-off Parisian who leaves her comfortable life for Norwegian village.

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'Fleabag' team plot romantic thriller series 'Run' with eOne

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and producing partner Vicky Jones working on series.

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Sam Riley, Anya Taylor-Joy, Aneurin Barnard join Marie Curie biopic 'Radioactive'

Simon Russell Beale also joins Studiocanal project, which will star Rosamund Pike.

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Stuart Ford launches film and TV venture

Former IM Global chief secures international backers for multi-division AGC Studios.

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Duplass brothers in four-picture Netflix deal

The streamer gets worldwide rights to projects including a Ray Romano bromance.

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Global Road appoints physical production chief

David Rubin joins the rebranded company after stints with CBS Films and Lakeshore.

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'Profile' director Timur Bekmambetov plots slate of 'Screen Life' movies after box office success

The first in his inventive series, Unfriended, grossed more than $60m.

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Judi Dench in talks to join Eddie Izzard in 'Six Minutes To Midnight' (exclusive)

Lionsgate International has been touting the project to buyers at the EFM.

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Sandra Hüller to reunite with 'Toni Erdmann' producer on 'Exil' (exclusive)

Principal photography beginning in autumn, producer Jonas Dornbach revealed to Screen.

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Babak Jalali preparing fictional film based on Grenfell Tower disaster (exclusive)

Film provisionally titled A Town On Patagonia will take place in Italy.

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Anne Hathaway eyeing Dee Rees' political thriller 'The Last Thing He Wanted'

Cassian Elwes producing project with The Fyzz Facility.

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'Dovlatov' producer confirms new English-language project (exclusive)

Artem Vasilyev is putting together new English-language drama Aspiration.

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China, German delegations to discuss co-pro treaty (exclusive)

Bridging The Dragon initiative also teaming with EFM and Asian Film and Television Promotion for Sino-European Production Seminar.

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First Look: Matteo Rovere's Roman epic 'The First King' (exclusive)

The €8m film is an “emotional reinterpretation” of the founding of Rome by twins Romulus and Remus.


Joachim Trier founds new production company

Producer Thomas Robsham and writer Eskil Vogt will also be partners in the new company, part of the group of Film Farms.

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Agnieszka Holland to direct Czech healer story 'Charlatan' (exclusive)

The story is inspired by the real-life healer Jan Mikolášek.