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Articles from January 25

Berlin Film Festival Adds 'Yardie', Pedro Almodovar-Produced 'The Silence of Others'
Berlin rounds out Panorama line-up.YardieThe Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama line-up will feature a total of 47 films from 40 countries, with 37 world premieres and 16 directorial debuts.Scroll down for full line-up20 films will be screened in the scope...
Berlin Title 'The Silence of Others', Exec Produced by Pedro Almodovar, Gets Sales Deal
Cinephil picks up documentary.The Silence Of Others, which will have its world premiere in the Panorama strand at next month’s Berlin Film Festival, has been picked up for sales by Tel Aviv-based Cinephil.The Silence Of OthersThe documentary comes from...
BFI Outlines Regional Funding Plan
Six BFI Network talent executives to be appointed in regions.BFIThe BFI is to increase the role of the Film Audience Network (FAN) by devolving some talent scouting and funding decisions to local organisations.The BFI has earmarked more than £4m of National...
Charlie Kaufman to Adapt 'I’m Thinking of Ending Things' for Netflix
Likely Story to produce thriller.Netflix film group chief Scott Stuber has proffered another sample of the original feature stable he is assembling, signing Charlie Kaufman to write and direct Iain Reid’s bestseller I’m Thinking Of Ending Things.The...
Deborah Haywood Talks Striking Debut 'Pin Cushion' Ahead of IFFR Live Screening
Director discusses her debut feature, which premiered at Venice.Writer-director Deborah Haywood announces herself as a striking new voice in British cinema with her feature directorial debut Pin Cushion.The film premiered at Venice Critics Week in 2017...
Dogwoof Heads to EFM with Sundance Doc 'Generation Wealth' (Exclusive)
UK sales agent announces deal in Park City.The UK’s Dogwoof has acquired international sales rights to Amazon Studios’ Sundance selection Generation Wealth directed by Lauren Greenfield and will introduce to buyers at the EFM next month.The Doc Premieres...
'Hereditary': Sundance Review
’Impeccable dread and lingering melancholy’ infuse this terrific horror debut from A24Dir/scr: Ari Aster. US. 2017. 126minsGrief, guilt and family dysfunction prove to be overwhelming forces in Hereditary, a supremely elegant and tonally assured horror...
Independent Appoints Former Goldcrest Executive (Exclusive)
Asia Muci joins as sales executive.Asia MuciUK sales outfit Independent has appointed former Goldcrest executive Asia Muci to the role of sales executive.Muci will report to head of sales Sarah Lebutsch and will handle sales to Italy, Spain, Latin America,...
Jesper Ganslandt Talks Rotterdam Opening Film 'Jimmie'
Swedish director discusses his fourth feature, which stars his son.Jesper Ganslandt’s fourth feature, Jimmie, is his most personal film yet. The director stars alongside his son, Hunter, in the story of a father and son fleeing Sweden for a safer land...
Michael Shannon Joins Florence Pugh in 'The Little Drummer Girl'
Series comes from The Ink Factory, BBC One, and AMC.Michael Shannon has signed up for The Little Drummer Girl, the forthcoming series from The Ink Factory, BBC One and AMC.Michael ShannonHe will star alongside Florence Pugh and Alexander Skarsgård in...
Moving Sweden Debuts First Feature 'Jimmie' at Rotterdam Film Festival
Moving Sweden is a Swedish Film Institute initiative whose very DNA supports innovation.‘Jimmie’Rotterdam’s opening film Jimmie is the most innovative project yet backed by Moving Sweden, a Swedish Film Institute initiative whose very DNA supports innovation.Moving...
Rotterdam Film Festival Opens with Message of Support for #MeToo
Bero Beyer speech kicks off 47th edition.IFFR director Bero BeyerThe International Film Festival Rotterdam kicked off its 47th edition last night (Jan 24) with an impassioned speech from festival director Bero Beyer.Beyer addressed what he described...
Rotterdam Premiere 'Who Am I?' Gets Sales Deal (Exclusive)
Rushlake Media picks up IFFR title.Philipp Hoffmann’s Rushlake Media has burgeoned its international sales slate with the acquisition of two titles.Who Am I?The Cologne-based company has taken world rights (excluding Sub-Saharan Africa) to Who Am I?,...
Rotterdam Tiger Directors: Cai Chengji on 'The Widowed Witch'
Chinese director discusses his feature debut.‘The Widowed Witch’CAI Chengjie graduated from Shaanxi Technology University, where he studied Art Design. Previously, he worked as director for Chinese television, and The Widowed Witchmarks his feature film...
Sky Reveals Six-Month Profit Rise, Helen Mirren Series
Broadcaster also reveals Fast And The Furious-style show.Sky has reported a 10% increase in profits over the past six months, as it continues with a push into original programming which includes a Catherine The Great mini-series.Helen MirrenEBITDA for...
Sky Teams with 'Moonlight' Distributor Altitude on UK Day-and-Date Movie Push
Monster Family to be first day-and-date release.Sky’s push into ’original’ films, announced today, will see the company partner with Altitude Films on the UK theatrical releases of its first titles.Monster FamilyDubbed Sky Cinema Original Films, the...
Sundance: 'American Animals', 'Blindspotting' Sell to North America
The Orchard teams up with new player MoviePass Ventures on Bart Layton debut; Lionsgate take Blindspotting.The Orchard and new distributor MoviePass Ventures have teamed up on North American rights to Bart Layton’s acclaimed heist film American Animals,...
Sundance Deals Flow on 'Lizzie', 'Puzzle', 'Sorry to Bother You', 'Kusama - Infinity'
Annapurna understood to be closing on Sorry To Bother You.Sundance deal flow quickened up on Thursday (January 25) as Saban Films acquired North American rights to Lizzie, Magnolia Pictures took Kusama - Infinity, and SPC acquired Puzzle.Meanwhile Annapurna...
UK Casting Directors' Guild Launches Code of Conduct for Members
Code to ensure “duty of care” is fulfilled to actors.The UK’s Casting Directors’ Guild (CDG) has launched a code of conduct that will govern industry best practice among its members.Mark Gatiss with CDG member Andy PryorThe code is a guide to making...
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