Screen International

Articles from October 2017

Amazon Studios Chief Suspended over Sexual Harassment Claim
Move follows report of July 2015 incident in taxi.As the Harvey Weinstein scandal continues to blaze and observers turn their attention to what some have called an endemic sickness in Hollywood, Amazon Studios chief Roy Price was suspended on Thursday...
'Bad Genius' Sold to Korea, Japan, Australia (Exclusive)
GDH 559 has cut more deals for the Thai breakout hit.‘Bad Genius’GDH 559 has cut more deals for Thai breakout hit Bad Genius, which has been picked up by The Coup for South Korea, Maxam Inc for Japan and Cine Asia Films for Australia. The film also opens...
Bob Weinstein Insists TWC Board Not Exploring Sale
Statement flies in face of report in The Wall Street Journal.The Weinstein Company co-chairman Bob Weinstein said it was business as usual on Friday despite a report claiming the board is exploring a possible sale, as a separate report emerged on Friday...
Director Shin Su-Won on Her New Film 'Glass Garden'
The director tells Screen why she believes BIFF - and Korean cinema - should continue to thrive.‘Glass Garden’Korean director Shin Su-won returns to Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) with the world premiere of Glass Garden, which will open the...
Free Stone Seals Hong Kong Deal on Suzuki Trilogy (Exclusive)
Japan’s Free Stone Productions has concluded a package deal with Hong Kong-based Edko Films on Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy.Seijun SuzukiJapan’s Free Stone Productions has concluded a package deal with Hong Kong-based Edko Films on Seijun Suzuki’s...
LevelK Takes on Norwegian Horror 'Haunted' (Exclusive)
Carl Chrsitian Raabe’s debut feature will be released in Norway on Nov 24.‘Haunted’LevelK has boarded world sales rights for Carl Christian Raabe’s debut feature, horror film Haunted (Hjemsøkt).LevelK will be talking to buyers about the film at Busan’s...
Lotte Entertainment Plays 'Along with the Gods' in Busan (Exclusive)
Korean sales outfit launches Busan slate.Along With The GodsKorea’s Lotte Entertainment is launching sales in Busan on fantasy drama Along With The Gods - The Two Worlds, starring a hot ensemble cast including Ha Jung-woo and Cha Tae-hyun.Directed by...
Luca Guadagnino Plots 'Call Me by Your Name' Sequel (Exclusive)
The story would be set seven years after events in the first film - and Elio wouldn’t necessarily be gay.‘Call Me By Your Name’Director Luca Guadagnino is planning a sequel to Call Me By Your Name, which would be set seven years after the events depicted...
M-Line Picks Up 'The Outlaws', 'Butterfly Sleep' (Exclusive)
The Outlaws is currently topping the Korean box office.‘The Outlaws’Seoul-based sales agent M-Line Distribution has picked up international rights to crime action film The Outlaws, which is currently topping the Korean box office, and Busan gala presentation...
Oliver Stone Quits 'Guantanamo' Series over Weinstein Involvement
Stone rolls back on earlier comments made in Busan.Oliver Stone will “recuse” himself from the planned TV series about infamous US prison Guantanamo Bay “as long as the Weinstein Company is involved”.Oliver StoneThe US director is currently serving as...
Quentin Tarantino Shares First Reaction to Weinstein Scandal
“Stunned and heartbroken.”Quentin TarantinoRegular Harvey Weinstein collaborator Quentin Tarantino has responded to the allegations made against the disgraced former mogul.In a Twitter post, actress Amber Tamblyn said she had a “long dinner” with the...
Tech Giants Will Soon Challenge Netflix and Amazon in TV Sector
‘All-out war for viewers’ looming in premium original content.The high-end television business, already disrupted by the rapid rise of Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, is in for another shake-up - this one, perhaps, even more violent than the last. With tech...
‘The Speculant’ Wins Haifa Pitching Event
Hollywood veteran Avi Lerner donates $42,000 Chance Grant.Zelda Welner’s multiple-personality-disorder drama project The Speculant has won the $28,000 top prize at the 14th edition of Haifa International Film Festival’s My Story pitching event.Produced...
‘The Testament’, ‘Arrhythmia’ Scoop Top Prizes at Haifa
Amichai Greenberg’s Holocaust investigation drama The Testament clinched the $28,000 top prize in the Israeli Feature Film Competition at the 33rd Haifa International Film Festival, which wraps on Saturday (October 14).Amichai Greenberg’s Holocaust investigation...
UK Industry on Weinstein Fallout: 'We Will No Longer Put Up with This'
Rebecca O’Brien, Daniel Battsek, Eric Fellner weigh in.As the film industry continues to reel from the accusations levelled at Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein over the last week, Screen asked a group of UK industry whether similar problems are endemic...
Watch First Trailers from 'The Hollow Child', 'Restraint' (Exclusive)
Devilworks is taking the titles to AFM in November.Screen can reveal the first trailers from Jeremy Lutter’s supernatural horror The Hollow Child and Adam Cushman’s psychological thriller Restraint.Genre specialist sales outfit Devilworks has picked...
Wayne Garvie Lands Top Sony Global TV Role
Promoted to president of international production at the Hollywood studio.Wayne GarvieWayne Garvie has landed the top international role at Sony Pictures Television - nine months after the departure of Andrea Wong (reports Broadcast).Garvie becomes president...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.