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Articles from July 2013

Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, Big Bad Wolves
Ian Sandwell talks to the filmmaking duo behind Israel's first horror film Rabies about their latest feature, Big Bad Wolves.With a Tribeca premiere behind it, Aharon Keshales & Navot Papushado's Big Bad Wolves receives its Canadian premiere today...
Collabor8te Backs New Shorts
EXCLUSIVE: Eight scripts selected from 1,400 submissions, including short from The Brothers Lynch.Collabor8te, the short film collaboration launched by Rankin Film Productions, in partnership with The Bureau, Dazed & Confused and Nokia, has selected...
Encounters Unveils Competition Films
The 19th Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival has announced its international line-up, with films starring Ben Whishaw and Alan Rickman.A total of 225 works from 40 countries selected to be showcased in competition at the festival from September...
Fox Int'l Unleashes the Wolverine
Hugh Jackman returns in his sixth outing as the mutant with adamantium claws in The Wolverine and Fox International's action release is the favourite to tear through the competition this weekend.The superhero story launches in approximately 62 territories...
FrightFest Screams Guest Line-Up
A Field in England's Ben Wheatley and The Raid's Gareth Evans set to attend.A total of 34 directors are confirmed to attend Film4 FrightFest 2013, which runs August 22-26 in London.The guest list of directors includes Don Mancini (Curse Of Chucky), Suri...
ITV Buys Big Talk for $19M
Big Talk Productions, the company behind The World's End and Sightseers, has been acquired by ITV for $19.2m (£12.5m).The UK commercial broadcaster has fended off competition from Big Talk's other suitors, including News Corp-owened Shine Group.ITV will...
Locarno's Carte Blanche Reveals Chilean Films
Now in its third year, Locarno's Carte Blanche will shine the light on Chilean films in post production.Locarno is to put the spotlight on films from Chile as part of its Carte Blanche initiative, now in its third year.Seven Chilean films in post production...
Manana to Produce Floating Director's Third Film
EXCLUSIVE: Piotr Kobus' distribution-production company Manana is to produce Tomasz Wasilewski's third feature which aims to go into produciton at the end of 2014.Speaking exclusively to ScreenDaily at this week's New Horizons Film Festival in Wroclaw,...
Parkland to Open on Sept 20
Exclusive Releasing will roll out the JFK assassination drama in theatres following the autumn festival debuts in Venice and Toronto.Parkland will receive its world premiere in Venice followed by the North American premiere in Toronto.The film will mark...
Pinewood, BFI Launch Paid Internships
Pinewood Studios and the BFI announce a new intern programme to develop film production skills.A new joint programme has been launched by Pinewood Studios and the British Film Institute (BFI) to support skills development for interns in film production.The...
Sightseers Wins Two at PiFan
The 17th Puchon International Film Festival (PiFan) wrapped with Ben Wheatley's Sightseers bagging the top Best of Puchon Award as well as the Best Actress Award for Alice Lowe.The UK buzz film scooped up the cash prize of $13,500 (KW15m) which comes...
Spain's Smurf Village
The village of Juzcar has been given new life thanks to Sony's Smurfs and a lick of blue pain so news of a sequel brought camera crews back to the area along with a famous footballer.There is a little town in inner Andalusia called Juzcar. In the middle...
Venice Head 'Impressed' by UK Films
Venice chief Alberto Barbera discusses this year's "improved quality", the ones that got away and likely late additions."This is a great year," Venice artistic director Alberto Barbera told Screen yesterday evening about the 70th anniversary line-up."We...
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