Lili Hinstin said she wants to programme more UK films, short films and youth-oriented films.
Costs around new visa requirements could prove prohibitive for sector which employs one-third of its workforce from Europe.
Joe Cornish returns with his second feature.
Whishaw will reprise his role as the marmalade-loving bear.
Audience award winner set for release in summer 2019.
Applications also open for Breakthrough emerging talent strand.
Gareth Ellis-Unwin says plan to cut four categories from TV broadcast ”is a damaging move”.
He was talking at the first Casting Directors Awards held in London on Tuesday,
Sam Riley, Alice Lowe also in the cast.
Recent Shepperton productions include Beauty And The Beast and Mary Poppins Returns.
Neil Peplow joins from the Australian Film Television and Radio School.
NEON previously acquired US rights to long-gestating concert film.
Brian Cox stars in film from Oscar-winning producer Arthur Cohn.
FIlm sells to Japan, South Korea, Poland and New Zealand.
Producers now need to contribute 5% rather than 20% of the total budget to participate.
Signature Films is producing with Rollercoaster Angel Productions.
’How To Train Your Dragon 3’ moves to second place.
Film sells to UK and Ireland, Australia/New Zealand and Japan.
It will be led for the second time by festival director Tricia Tuttle.
Film sells to Canada, France, Germany and more.