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Articles from March 2014

Fifth Annual Screen Awards Adds New Categories
Screen is proud to present our fifth annual awards, which are now open for entries as of today.To better reflect the scope of the Awards, we've simplified the name to the Screen Awards. This year's ceremony will be held at The Brewery in London on October...
French Study Reveals Gender Pay Chasm
First official study on female employment in the French film industry reveals growth in women directors, gender pay chasm.Women directors accounted for 23% of French features in 2012, a new study on female employment in France's film industry has revealed.According...
Greenaway Planning Second Eisenstein Film
Gosfilmofond to collaborate with Greenaway [pictured] on Eisenstein Among Friends; director is currently shooting Eisenstein in Guanajuato.Peter Greenaway is planning a second film about the legendary Soviet director Sergei Eisenstein.The Russian Federation's...
Michael Kohlhaas Wins at Athens Francophone Fest
Festival guests include Nathalie Baye, Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi Jalil Lespert and Vincent Macaigne.Michael Kohlhaas by Arnaud de Pallieres was awarded best film at the 15th Athens Francophone film festival (March 19-26)backed by Unifrance.The award sponsored...
MPA Welcomes EU Court Decision
Verdict confirms that blocking infringing sites is a proportionate and valid measure to be implemented by ISPs.The MPA has welcomed the verdict from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on blocking infringing sites.Today's verdict confirmed...
Rio 2
Dir: Carlos Saldanha. US. 2014. 101minsAs a delightfully bright and breezy bit of 3D animated entertainment Rio 2 hits the sweet spot, and will no doubt be a box office hit with its blend of good-natured jungle adventure, songs and gags. The only frustrating...
Sabotage
Dir: David Ayer. US. 2014. 109minsGritty and brutally violent police thriller or cartoonish action romp? Sabotage tries to be a bit of both and ends up an uneven, though not uninteresting vehicle for top billed Arnold Schwarzenegger and a solid ensemble...
Sky Atlantic to Air Gomorrah
EXCLUSIVE: Sky Atlantic picks up first foreign-language series, TWC working on English-language TV version.This story first appeared in Screen's sister publication Broadcast.Sky Atlantic has acquired its first foreign-language series, the hotly anticipated...
TFI Interactive Schedule Announced
Top brass at the Tribeca Film Institute have announced (27) the line-up for the third annual TFI Interactive (TFIi) event to take place on April 26 during Tribeca Innovation Week at the Tribeca Film Festival.Kenyatta Cheese, co-founder of Everybody At...
Wong Kar Wai Remembers Missing Stuntman
Wong Kar Wai made a heartfelt plea to the Malaysian government to shed more light on the fate of missing Malaysian plane MH370 at the close of the Asian Film Awards on Thursday night, revealing that the The Grandmaster's stuntman Ju Kun was travelling...
Worldview Entertainment Backs Strangerland
Outback Australian film stars Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes and Hugo Weaving.US company Worldview Entertainment is a key financier of debut director Kim Farrant's outback children-missing mystery drama Strangerland, an unofficial Irish/Australian co-production...
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