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Articles from May 2012

Beta Cinema to Unveil Two Market Premieres in Cannes
New films by Ralf Huettner and Irina Probost will be presented as market premieres by Beta Cinema at the forthcoming Marché du Film in Cannes.Huettner's culture clash comedy Lost In Siberia, starring Joachim Krol, Katja Riemann and Vladimir Burlakov,...
Djinn Carrenard Starts Shooting for Faire L'Amour
After [euro]150 guerrilla film Donoma, director kicks off [euro]2.7 million feature Faire L'Amour, produced by Realitism Films and backed by Arte and Pathé.Djinn Carrénard, who scooped France's prestigious Louis Delluc prize last year for his [euro]150...
Dublin to Host Inaugural John Ford Symposium
A four day film festival celebrating the life and work of American director John Ford is set to take place in Dublin this June, with a number of high profile attendees.The inaugural John Ford Ireland Film Symposium will take place June 7-10, with guests...
Films Boutique Selling Two Critics' Week World Premieres
Berlin-based Films Boutique will handle international sales for David Lambert's Beyond The Walls (Hors Les Murs) and Bulgarian Ilian Metev's documentary Sofia's Last Ambulance [pictured] which will both have their world premieres in this year's Critics'...
Geoffrey Fletcher
Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher talks about his latest collaboration with Bombay Sapphire on a new short film competition.Life post-Oscar for Precious screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher has been "very busy in a good way." The screenwriter teamed...
Girl in Progress
Dir: Patricia Riggen. US. 2012. 92minsThe latest in a string of independent US releases aimed at the growing Latino market, Girl In Progress is a watchable mother-daughter coming-of-age tale with a grungy Seattle backdrop but the feel of a quirky TV...
Global Screen to Handle Denis Dercourt's Third Feature
Global Screen, the world sales joint venture of Bavaria Film and Telepool, are to handle French director Denis Dercourt's seventh feature film Zum Geburtstag and Arne Birkenstock's documentary about the art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi.Dercourt's psychological...
King of the Plants
It's not often that you are in the presence of greatness. But that was the case last night at a preview screening of Sky's latest series, David Attenborough's Kingdom Of Plants, attended by the man himself.Plants may not on the face of it be the most...
Martin Carr and Neil Thompson, Formosa Films
The producers talk about their EIS experiences and their busy slate.The UK Government is expecting a positive decision from the European Commission on state aid approval for reforms to EIS (Enterprise Investment Scheme) and VCTs (Venture Capital Trusts)...
Obituary: Adam Yauch, Beastie Boy and O-Scope Co-Founder
The renowned musician, human rights activist and filmmaker has died in New York City (May 4) following a three-year struggle with cancer. He was 47.Brooklyn-born Yauch taught himself to play bass guitar as a child and at the age of 17 formed the band...
The Avengers Targets $425M in Second Int'l Weekend
UDATE: As of Friday the Marvel Studios superhero epic stood at $304m and Disney can expect another record haul with new debuts set for China and Russia plus a host of major second weekend holds including a UK holiday weekend. The film grossed $18.7m...
Warner Home Video, Revolver Dominate BVA Awards
Harry Potter scoops a number of prizes at the British Video Association awards ceremony.Warner Home Video dominated the British Video Association awards last night, winning Retail Distributor of the Year, Marketing Initiative of the Year in the box office...
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