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Doc Festival IDFA Kicks off as Deals for 'The Deminer', 'Time Trial' Announced
Projects screening in Amsterdam this week include American Valhalla and Murder In Mansfiield.‘Time Trial’The 30th International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), one of the world’s biggest documentary events, opened last night in the presence of...
Female Executives Reveal Harassment at Festivals and Markets (Exclusive)
Screen has spoken to dozens of women who have experienced incidents.CannesSince revealing the painful story of Daniela Elstner during the AFM, Screen has spoken to dozens of women in the industry who have also experienced sexual harassment, often at...
'Gomorrah' Season 3 Tops Italian Box Office after Cinema Release
Popular mafia drama enjoys successful theatrical run before TV debut.‘Gomorrah - The Series’Hit mafia TV drama Gomorrah - The Series has topped the Italian box office after it was released in cinemas.The first and third episodes of the third season were...
Journeyman Snaps Up International Rights to 'A River Below' (Exclusive)
Grasshopper handles US distribution on Sheffield Doc/Fest Environmental Award winner.London-based Journeyman Pictures has acquired all international rights excluding South America to Mark Grieco’s documentary A River Below.Journeyman will license all...
Julianne Moore in 'Gloria' First-Look Image
John Turturro, Michael Cera join Julianne Moore on Sebastian Lelio’s English-language reimagining of Berlinale 2013 breakout.GloriaProduction has begun in Los Angeles on Chilean filmmaker Sebastian Lelio’s English-language reimagining of his international...
Juliette Lewis, Stephen McHattie 'Dreamland' Shoot Begins (Exclusive)
D Films to distribute first production with Rob Merilees in Canada; Shoreline handles international sales.Stephen McHattiePrincipal Photography has begun on Canadian firebrand Bruce McDonald’s Dreamland as D Films Corp moves further into production in...
'Justice League' Battles to First Day $8.5M from Nine Territories
Zack Snyder’s blockbuster scores record Wednesday Brazil opening day.Justice LeagueJustice League grossed an estimated $8.5m on Wednesday, its first day of release, in nine overseas markets, as well as select preview markets. The film played on close...
More Than 100 TV, Film Workers Come Forward with Abuse Testimonies
The individuals contacted Women in Film and Television to lay bare their experiences of sexual harassment, bullying and abuse of power.More than 100 individuals have contacted Women in Film and Television to lay bare their experiences of sexual harassment,...
Netflix Orders Mark Burnett, Roma Downey Religious Drama 'Messiah'
Series set to stream in 2019.Mark Burnett, Roma DowneyNetflix has ordered Messiah straight-to-series and will stream the one-hour drama in 2019.Messiah chronicles the modern world’s reaction to a man who first appears in the Middle East creating a groundswell...
Old Vic Theatre Receives 20 Complaints about Kevin Spacey
Spacey was artistic director of the theatre for 11 years.Kevin SpaceyLondon’s Old Vic theatre says it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behaviour by former artistic director Kevin Spacey, following an investigation.The news follows several...
Open Letter on Film Industry Harassment Attracts 500 Signatures
Campaigning organisation Raising Films calls for measures to prevent misconduct.An open letter published by campaigning organisation Raising Films has attracted more than 500 signatures.The letter calls for “a detailed, in-depth, sector-wide, independent...
'The Long Season': IDFA Review
Documentary exploring life inside a bustling Lebanese refugee campThe Long SeasonDir: Leonard Retel Helmrich. The Netherlands. 2017. 115minsMillions have fled Syria over the course of recent conflicts. Leonard Retel Helmrich’s lyrical, calmly observed...
'The Night Manager' Producer the Ink Factory Secures $180M in Funding
First projects financed by new deal are Hotel Artemis and The Little Drummer Girl.‘The Night Manager’London and LA-based production outfit The Ink Factory has secured more than $180 million in funding.The Night Manager producer announced it had closed...
'The Place', 'The Invisible Boy 2' Score Key Deals for True Colours (Exclusive)
Italian projects secure deals for Latin America, China.‘The Place’Two new acquisitions for Italian sales company True Colours inked key deals at the American Film Market (AFM).Firstly The Place, the new project from Paolo Genovese (Perfect Strangers)...
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