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New-look Oxbelly Lab in Greece selects 10 buzzy international projects

Athina Rachel Tsangari serves as artistic director for Labs, previously run in partnership with Sundance.

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Bumble selects five filmmakers for £100,000 Female Film Force scheme

The films will be made by all-female lead creators.


Bong Joon Ho's 'Parasite' finishes top of Screen's Cannes 2019 jury grid

The Korean black comedy was well-received by all ten critics.


'Aladdin' dominates Asia, LatAm, casts $256m spell over global box office (update)

Fantasy adventure beats Rocketman, The Secret Life Of Pets 2 in UK.


Neuchâtel Fantastic Film Festival unveils 2019 industry programme

Events include a discussion on new models of development.


Screen Future Leaders receive Cannes emerging festival programmer prizes

IFFR’s Inge de Leeuw and CPH:DOX’s Mads Mikkelsen were honoured.


European Film Promotion elects new board of directors

For the first time there are six women on the seven-person board.


New Lucrecia Martel title among 14 projects selected for Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund

12 titles for script and development; two titles on the co-production scheme.

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Screen Ireland selects four projects for women’s low budget feature scheme POV (exclusive)

Titles include Antonia Campbell-Hughes’ ’It Is In Us All’.


Germany’s Patra Spanou takes world rights on 'In The Shadows', 'Open Door' (exclusive)

‘In The Shadows’ is a sci-fi set in an undefined dystopia.

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Pedro Almodóvar's 'Pain And Glory' storms into Screen Cannes jury grid lead

’Sorry We Missed You’ and ’Little Joe’ both split opinion.

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Loco Films takes rights to Marko Skop’s nationalism drama 'Let There Be Light' (exclusive)

Film concerns a family caught up in the rise of xenophobic behaviour.

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First details on 'Air', Aleksei German's WWII female pilots feature (exclusive)

Women flew the first wave of Russian fighter planes when the country joined the war.


'The Golem' directors working on WWII true story drama 'Plan A' (exclusive)

Germany’s Global Screen has international rights.