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'The Belly Of The Whale' to open 2018 Galway Film Fleadh (exclusive)

It will be the world premiere of the Irish crime drama starring Michael Smiley.

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Acquisitions director at Arrow Films makes surprise exit

Arrow Films’ Tom Stewart leaves the company after eight years

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Netflix signs first European overall series deal with 'Dark' creators

Jantje Friese and Baran Bo Odar will produce new series and projects for the company.

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First trailer for Roman Bondarchuk's Karlovy Vary title 'Volcano' (exclusive)

The film will premiere in the East of West competition.


Ambitious 24-hour 'live' documentary wraps throughout Europe

Award-winning documentary filmmakers take part in pan-European TV project.

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Paris appeals court rules in favour of Paulo Branco on ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’

Surprise twist in the long-running battle between Paulo Branco and Terry Gilliam over rights to ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’

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Trans Atlantic Partners reveals 2018 producers line-up (exclusive)

Initiative highlights 25 established feature film and TV producers from Europe, Canada, the USA and India.

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Six key talking points from CineEurope 2018

Fox future, Paramount resurgence, female audiences were all hot topics.

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Sally Potter to receive FIPRESCI 93 award at Poland’s Transatlantyk Festival

Previous awardees include Nanni Moretti, Béla Tarr and Andrzej Wajda.

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Swedish Film Institute appoints Steffen Andersen-Møller as head of international department

He replaces Pia Lundberg, who moves to the Swedish embassy in London.

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Picturehouse, Pathé execs sign up for women's cinema leadership programme

Second edition of UNIC scheme launched at CineEurope.

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Sarajevo Film Festival completes 2018 Competition jury

Asghar Farhadi was previously announced as jury president.


European cinema admissions up 2.5% in 2017 thanks to strong Russian market

There was also a box office upturn of 1.7% across 2017.

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Concerns grow for Oleg Sentsov as hunger strike enters second month

Calls for Russia to release Ukrainian director intensify on eve of World Cup kick-off in Moscow on Thursday.


What next for the European exhibition industry?

Vue’s Tim Richards, Nordisk Film Cinemas’ Asger Flygare Bech-Thomsen share opinions.

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UTA boards North America sale on UK stop-motion feature 'Chuck Steel' (exclusive)

Jennifer Saunders, Paul Whitehouse among voice cast of film.


Documentary groups lobby to keep UK in Creative Europe post-Brexit

A petition is live on the European Documentary Network website.

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Six UK companies awarded Creative Europe development grants

Projects include ‘I Am Spartakiade’ featuring footage of mass gymnastic events in communist Czechoslovakia.