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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.

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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.

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