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Articles from April 2017

'Aaba', 'Three Red Sweaters' among Aspen Shortsfest Winners
Four jury prize winners qualify for Academy consideration.Top brass at Aspen Film handed out more than $15,000 in prizes as the 26th Aspen Shortsfest concluded on Sunday evening.Amar Kaushik's Aaba (Grandfather) from India won best drama and Martha Gregory's...
'Aaba', 'Three Red Sweaters' among Aspen Shortsfest Winners
Top brass at Aspen Film handed out more than $15,000 in prizes as the 26th Aspen Shortsfest concluded on Sunday evening.Amar Kaushik's Aaba (Grandfather) from India won best drama and Martha Gregory's US entry Three Red Sweaters prevailed in the documentary...
'Born in China': Review
Disneynature's latest documentary tells a year in the life of China's diverse wildlifeDir: Lu Chuan. US. 2016. 79minsEssentially a feature-length version of the cute animal videos that proliferate on social media, Born In China is a feast for the eyes...
'Born in China': Review
Disneynature's latest documentary tells a year in the life of China's diverse wildlifeDir: Lu Chuan. US. 2016. 79minsEssentially a feature-length version of the cute animal videos that proliferate on social media, Born In China is a feast for the eyes...
China Box Office: 'Ghost in the Shell' Wins Weekend but 'Kong' Still Top
Hat-trick for Kong: Skull Island; more tickets sold during Qing Ming holidays.Thanks to the Qing Ming holidays, last week's Chinese box office (Apr 3-9) surged by approximately 14% week-on-week. The holidays, which fell on Monday and Tuesday, helped...
China Box Office: 'Ghost in the Shell' Wins Weekend but 'Kong' Still Top
Thanks to the Qing Ming holidays, last week's Chinese box office (Apr 3-9) surged by approximately 14% week-on-week. The holidays, which fell on Monday and Tuesday, helped propel the box office with its two-day box office better than Saturday and Sunday...
'Cinderella Must Die' Wins GatewayLA Script Program
Inaugural winner, Cargo, set to launch through Netflix.Non-profit Australians In Film (AiF) said on Monday the action-adventure has won the 2017 GatewayLA Script Program, the Australian version of The Black List.AiF President Simonne Overend developed...
'Cinderella Must Die' Wins GatewayLA Script Program
Non-profit Australians In Film (AiF) said on Monday the action-adventure has won the 2017 GatewayLA Script Program, the Australian version of The Black List.AiF President Simonne Overend developed GatewayLA Program in 2015 to give screenwriters the chance...
Inside Pictures 2017 Line-Up Revealed
Participants include executives from Disney, Film4, Altitude and Entertainment One.The National Film and TV School (NFTS) has revealed the line-up for the 2017 edition of its Inside Pictures programmeParticipants at the business training and development...
Inside Pictures 2017 Line-Up Revealed
The National Film and TV School (NFTS) has revealed the line-up for the 2017 edition of its Inside Pictures programmeParticipants at the business training and development initiative this year include: Sophie Doherty, sales manager - theatrical film at...
Luxbox Picks Up Sales on SXSW Hit 'Bad Lucky Goat'
EXCLUSIVE: Film premiered to political acclaim at SXSW.Paris-based Luxbox has acquired world sales rights to Colombian director Samir Oliveros's SXSW hit comedy Bad Lucky Goat.Set against the backdrop of a Colombian Caribbean island, the comedy revolves...
Luxbox Picks Up Sales on SXSW Hit 'Bad Lucky Goat'
Paris-based Luxbox has acquired world sales rights to Colombian director Samir Oliveros's SXSW hit comedy Bad Lucky Goat.Set against the backdrop of a Colombian Caribbean island, the comedy revolves around a farcical 24-hour adventure set in a motion...
MUBI Picks Up Berlin, Cannes Movies
On Body And Soul, Félicité among UK acquisitions.Streaming service MUBI has picked up a quartet of Berlin and Cannes titles for exclusive theatrical and VOD release in the UK.From Films Boutique, the company picked up Berlin Golden Bear winner On Body...
Netflix Acquires Noah Baumbach's 'The Meyerowitz Stories'
Potential awards contender produced by Scott Rudin will get limited theatrical release prior to late 2017 launch.Netflix has pulled off the kind of prestige buy more commonly associated with its streaming rival Amazon Studios, swooping on worldwide rights...
Paolo Sorrentino, Toni Servillo Team for Silvio Berlusconi Movie
Director confirms biopic of former Italian premier.Paolo Sorrentino has confirmed that he will make a feature about former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi with his regular collaborator Toni Servillo (pictured top left) set to star.The long-gestating...
Screen International Appoints Charles Gant and Nikki Baughan
Gant appointed features editor, Baughan joins as supplements editor.Screen International has appointed two new members to its London-based editorial team. Charles Gant has been named features editor and Nikki Baughan is joining as supplements editor.Gant,...
Screen International Appoints Charles Gant and Nikki Baughan
Screen International has appointed two new members to its London-based editorial team. Charles Gant has been named features editor and Nikki Baughan is joining as supplements editor.Gant, who is joining Screen from Heat Magazine, will coordinate the...
Simon Amstell Movie among Four in Pre-Production for Dominic Dromgoole Outfit
EXCLUSIVE: Dromgoole to direct Ché Walker script Dead Head.Open Palm Films, led by the former artistic director of London's Globe theatre Dominic Dromgoole, has revealed a slate of six feature projects, including four in pre-production.According to Open...
Simon Amstell Movie among Four in Pre-Production for Dominic Dromgoole Outfit
Open Palm Films, led by the former artistic director of London's Globe theatre Dominic Dromgoole, has revealed a slate of six feature projects, including four in pre-production.According to Open Palm, which launched last year, all four are fully financed.Among...
'The Watchman' Takes Top Prize at Curacao IFFR
Dominican Republic drama wins Yellow Robin Award at festival.The Watchman (El hombre que cuida) by Alejandro Andújar (Dominican Republic) won the Yellow Robin Award at the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam, which wrapped its sixth edition...
'The Watchman' Takes Top Prize at Curacao IFFR
The Watchman (El hombre que cuida) by Alejandro Andújar (Dominican Republic) won the Yellow Robin Award at the Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam, which wrapped its sixth edition yesterday (April 9).Andujar's debut feature is about a young...
'Trivisa', 'Mad World' Score at Hong Kong Film Awards
Trivisa scoops five awards including best film, while Mad World takes best new ditrector prize.SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL LIST OF WINNERSHong Kong's new wave of filmmakers scored big at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, where films from first-time...
'Trivisa', 'Mad World' Score at Hong Kong Film Awards
SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL LIST OF WINNERSHong Kong's new wave of filmmakers scored big at the Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday night, where films from first-time directors walked offwith most of the major prizes.Johnnie To-produced crime drama Trivisa (pictured)...
UK Box Office: 'The Boss Baby' Posts Chart-Topping $9.9M Bow
Disney's Beauty And The Beast becomes 14th-biggest film of all time.UK TOP FIVERanking Film/Distributor Weekend gross Running total1 The Boss Baby (Fox) $9.9m (£8.02m) $9.9m (£8.02m)2 Beauty And The Beast (Disney) $3.42m (£2.76m) $72.5m (£58.49m)3 Peppa...
UK Box Office: 'The Boss Baby' Posts Chart-Topping $9.9M Bow
UK TOP FIVEFOXThe Boss Baby has ended Beauty And The Beast's reign as the UK's number one.Fox's latest DreamWorks Animation outing recorded a non-final $9.9m (£8.02m) debut from its 600 sites, including a hefty $6.5m (£5.2m) in previews. Its Fri-Sun...
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