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Articles from February 2014

A BAFTA Winner Not Quitting His Day Job
BAFTA-winning producer James Walker may be familiar as a Lee & Thompson lawyer.One of last week's BAFTA winners might have looked especially familiar to industry watchers. Because in addition to being a producer of animated short film winner Sleeping...
Albany Hosts New Film Forum
Albany, New York, will host the Capital Cinema Cultural Exchange's first public forum from March 14-17.The forum will concentrate on welcoming directors, writers, producers and casting directors who are working on character-driven films and stories of...
BAFTA Masterclass: Anthony DOD Mantle
Award-winning cinematographer discusses balance between tech and emotion.Bookended by extracts from Ron Howard's BAFTA nominated Rush, Dod Mantle spoke with journalist Ian Haydn Smith as part of the BAFTA Masterclass series about his career and the importance...
Ben Kingsley Joins James Dean Biopic
Anton Corbijn-directed feature stars Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan.Ben Kingsley and Alessandra Mastronardi are the latest additions to the cast of Life, the James Dean biopic directed by Anton Corbijn that has begun principal photography.The feature...
EFM Deals: Protagonist, Wide, Gaumont
Protagonist Pictures, Wide, Gaumont and TF1 International have concluded fresh deals in Germany with features from this year's European Film Market.Protagonist sold Rebecca Miller's next feature film, the romantic comedy of manners Maggie's Plan, starring...
Fortissimo Seals Berlin Slate Deals
Fortissimo Films has signed a string of deals on several titles on its Berlin slate, including further sales on Ira Sachs' Love Is Strange, which has gone to Spain (Golem) and Italy (Koch Media) among other territories.Love Is Strange, which screened...
HKIFF to Premiere Better Tomorrow
The Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF) will screen the world premiere of Adam Wong's ICAC Investigators 2014 - Better Tomorrow, which has Dante Lam on board as consultant director, on March 26.The festival is collaborating for the first time...
Israel to Invest $6M+ in Int'l Filming
Investment supports international movies and television shows filmed in Jerusalem; including US series Dig, from Homeland's Gideon Raff and Heroes' Tim Kring.The Israeli government and the Municipality of Jerusalem have joined forces to greenlight a...
Lego Retains UK Lead
Warner Bros' animation crosses £20m as it stays top of the chart; Artificial Eye's event release of Nymphomaniac grosses $237,000 (£142,922) from 74 sites for Lars von Trier's best-ever UK bow.Everything is still awesome at the UK box office as The Lego...
Raindance Launches VoD Site
Indie festival partners with Distrify on new VoD platform.The Raindance Film Festival has launched a new Video On Demand website, Raindance Releasing, in a bid to reach out to audiences throughout the year.The site will feature independent films from...
Shout! Takes Cuckoo-Clock Heart
Shout! Factory secures North American rights to CG-animated feature.Shout! Factory and EuropaCorp have entered into an exclusive picture deal to distribute Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (Jack et la Mécanique du Coeur) in both the US and Canada.Directed...
Sundance London Names First Act
Electronic musicians Archive to perform live and present world premiere of their film, AxiomThe first music act for the 2014 edition of the Sundance London film and music festival has been revealed as Archive, the London-based electronic, trip-hop collective.Archive...
Tom Hardy in Talks to Play Both Kray Twins
EXCLUSIVE: Tom Hardy in talks for thriller about notorious UK gangsters, from LA Confidential screenwriter Brian Helgeland; Working Title producing.Working Title is the new home of a thriller about the Kray twins, written by Oscar-winning writer Brian...
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