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Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz to Star in New Pedro Almodóvar Film 'Dolor Y Gloria'
Project will start shooting in July, produced by Almodóvar’s company El Deseo.Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Pedro AlmodóvarPedro Almodóvar is working on his new film, Dolor Y Gloria (which translates as ’Pain And Glory’). Shooting will start in July...
Cannes 2018 Jury Includes Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart, Denis Villeneuve
Further jury members are Chang Chen, Robert Guédiguian, Khadja Nin, Léa Seydoux and Andrei Zvyagintsev.Ava DuVernay, Kristen Stewart, Denis VilleneuveThe 2018 Cannes Film Festival (May 8-19) has unveiled the jury for its main competition.Comprising five...
David Cronenberg to Preside over Neuchâtel Fantastic Festival Jury
The Fly director will grant the HR Giger ‘Narcisse’ award for best feature.David CronenbergWriter-director David Cronenberg will be jury president at the 18th edition of Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF), which takes place in Switzerland...
David Puttnam: Data Misuse by Digital Giants "Threatens Democracy Itself"
FDA chairman was delivering his annual keynote address to UK film distributors.David PuttnamSpeaking in his annual keynote address as the president of the UK’s Film Distributors’ Association (FDA), David Puttnam has warned US-based online giants such...
Elle Driver Boards Cédric Kahn's Deneuve, Bercot Starrer 'Happy Birthday' (Exclusive)
Paris-based sales company to launch sales on family comedy-drama produced by Sylvie Pialat at Cannes.Catherine Deneuve, Emmanuelle BercotParis-based Elle Driver has boarded world sales on French director Cédric Kahn’s upcoming family comedy-drama Happy...
European Cinema Organisations Call for "Ambitious" Creative Europe Budget
Statement urges increased support for distribution and development schemes.The Creative Europe MEDIA Programme is funded by the European CommissionLeading European cinema organisations have called on the European Commission to provide an ‘ambitious budget’...
Film Movement Acquires Gymnastics Documentary 'Over the Limit' (Exclusive)
Distributor plans autumn theatrical release.Over The LimitFilm Movement has acquired US rights to Polish-German-Finnish documentary Over The Limit directed by Marta Prus.Prus, a former gymnast, followed Russian rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun on her...
FilmNation Secures $120M Financing to Boost Production, Acquisitions Strategy
’We remain focused on growth in the long term,’ say Glen Basner, Milan Popelka.Carey Mulligan in ‘Wildlife’FilmNation Entertainment, heading to Cannes with Critics’ Week opening night film Wildlife, has secured $120m in additional capital through a revolving...
'I Feel Pretty': Review
Amy Schumer stars as a woman whose belief that she is drop-dead gorgeous results in major life changesI Feel PrettyDir/scrs: Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein. US. 2018. 110minsLike its appealing main character, I Feel Pretty is a smart, funny comedy...
Ivanhoe Pictures, Lucia Films Team Up on Mexico-Set Drama 'The Box'
Mexico shoot underway on From Afar director’s second feature.Lorenzo VigasLos Angeles-based Ivanhoe Pictures has partnered with Mexico City-based Lucia Films to finance and produce drama The Box (La Caja), the second film from Venice Golden Lion winner...
Mystery Swirls around Future of Dubai International Film Festival
Festival was major event on Arab cinema calendar.Dubai Film FestivalUpdate: The organisers of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) have now announced a one-year hiatus with the next edition now scheduled for 2019 as part of a major overhaul of...
Netflix Unveils New European Originals Including Julian Fellowes Football Drama 'The English Game'
Streaming giant also announces shows from France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands.Julian FellowesNetflix has announced a new batch of European original dramas at press event in Rome.These include a six-part drama from Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes...
Saoirse Ronan Drama 'Mary Queen of Scots' Moves to December
Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke directs Working Title drama based on book by John Guy.Saoirse RonanFocus Features has scheduled a December 7 limited release in North America for its Saoirse Ronan period drama Mary Queen Of Scots.The Working...
Seven Things to Watch out for at Tribeca 2018
TV, immersive content, anniversary screenings and, oh yes, movies.The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival kicks off on Wednesday (April 18) with the world premiere of documentary Love, Gilda and runs through April 29, in which time festival-goers will get to...
The H Collective, SPWA Strike Distribution Pact
Deal calls for marketing, distribution on up to four films a year.Nic CrawleyLA-based The H Collective has signed a global distribution deal with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) to distribute and market up to four films per year.The announcement...
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