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UK box office preview: 'Ocean's 8' poised to dethrone 'Jurassic World'

All-female crime caper set for mega seven-day opening.


Mubi, Modern Films team on UK release of Un Certain Regard winner 'Border' (exclusive)

Ali Abbasi’s fantasy feature won best film in Un Certain Regard.

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London Screenings 2018: which films stood out?

Around 150-160 buyers and festivals programmers attended the dedicated UK event.

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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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Disney told to commit to Sky News for 15 years

DCMS proposals outline minimum spend of £100m a year.


BFI head of international Isabel Davis to join Creative Scotland

Davis will head up the newly-formed Screen Unit.


Former England cricket captain moves into film with Frank Bruno documentary (exclusive)

Michael Vaughan to executive produce doc with team behind ‘The Justin Fashanu Story’.

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Bafta confirms diversity requirements for 2019 British film awards

Entries for Outstanding British Film and Outstanding Debut must comply with BFI Diversity Standards.


MBI sells shots to Source Creative

Source Creative is part of the US-based Extreme Reach group.

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LA 'celebration of life' set for indie film pioneer Robbie Little

Memorial service set for June 30 in Beverly Hills.


UK entrepreneur launches film financing outfit ARC LDN

Cash-flow operation looking to put up £3m in first year.

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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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Shepperton Studios reveals expansion plans

Major UK studios aim to add new sound stages and expand its range of on-site facilities.

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Odeon to screen low-budget UK indie 'Together' (exclusive)

Writer-director Paul Duddridge describes his film as ’Romeo & Juliet for the over-60s’.

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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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See-Saw promotes Patrick Walters to key television role

Walters appointed head of development for television.


First Dolby Cinema sites to launch in UK with Odeon

Seven Dolby Cinema sites to open ”over the next few years”.