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Articles from December 13

Barry Jenkins on Making 'If Beale Street Could Talk' and Why "Cinema Will Find a Way"
The Moonlight director tells Screen about his 10-year journey to bring James Baldwin’s 1974 novel to the screen.It is fair to say director Barry Jenkins did not let the success of Moonlight go to his head. “When I send an email, there’s now a really...
In Focus: Saudi Arabia's Burgeoning Exhibition Sector
AMC opened a single-screen venue in Saudi Arabia in April 2018.With a population of 32 million, robust national wealth and its unique status as the only G20 economy without multiplex cinemas, Saudi Arabia has long represented one of the most tempting...
J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Garner to Reunite on Apple Show
Alias creator, star to work on female-centric limited drama series.Apple has ordered a female-centric one-hour limited drama series that will reunite star and executive producer Jennifer Garner with Alias creator J.J. Abrams.Based on the 2017 memoir...
Lionsgate Sets 2019 Release for Rian Johnson's 'Knives Out' Starring Daniel Craig
Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, Lakeith Stanfield and others join Daniel Craig on cast.Lionsgate will release the murder mystery Knives Out starring Daniel Craig and directed by Rian Johnson over the US Thanksgiving weekend on November 27, 2019.Jamie...
Netflix India Executive Swati Shetty Resigns from Her Post
Los Angeles-based content executive will not be relocating to Mumbai.Netflix India’s director of international originals and acquisitions, Swati Shetty, has resigned from her position.Shetty is based in Los Angeles, from where she makes frequent trips...
Rotterdam Opener 'Dirty God' Sells to UK (Exclusive)
Film will also play in Sundance’s World Cinema Dramatic Competition.Sacha Polak’s Dirty God, which was announced today as the opening film of next year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam (Jan 23), has had its UK rights snapped up by Modern Films.The...
Sacha Polak's 'Dirty God' to Open 2019 Rotterdam Film Festival
Title is first-ever Dutch film to be selected for the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at Sundance.The world premiere of Dirty God by Dutch filmmaker Sacha Polak (Hemel, Zurich) will open the 2019 edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR)...
Streamers Overtake Basic Cable as Biggest Provider of Scripted Series in US (Study)
Online might set to increase further in 2019 with launch of platforms.The number of scripted TV series on offer in the US edged up to 495 in 2018, according to estimates from FX Networks, with a big increase at streaming services offsetting declines...
Ventana Sur: Focus on Sustainability Session Shines Light on Climate Protection
’There is no Planet B like there is a Plan B’Against the backdrop of the COP24UN climate summit in Poland, Latin American festival directors in Ventana Sur discussed environmentally friendly best practices at a Focus on Sustainability session this week.The...
Ventana Sur: German Co-Pro Ace Peter Nadermann Talks Scandi Success
’It makes no sense to do a co-production if you don’t have the product that fits your market and your partner.’Peter Nadermann, the champion of high-end Scandinavian content who served as executive producer the original Millennium film series and launched...
Ventana Sur: Vampires, Doppelgangers among Blood Window Pitches
Winners to be announced on December 14.The second round of Blood Window pitches at Ventana Sur on Thursday (13) included an Argentine film about a vampire hunter, a Uruguayan film about an evil doppelganger, and an India story about a nightmare train...
Working Title, Universal Begin Shooting on 'Cats'
Musical scheduled to open on December 20, 2019.Principal photography has got underway in London on Cats directed by Tom Hooper and starring James Corden, Judi Dench, Idris Elba, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, and newcomer Francesca Hayward, principal dancer...
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