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Articles from September 12

'Aniara': Toronto Review
Swedish sci-fi chronicles existential dread in outer space as a passenger ship is de-railedAniaraDirs. Pella Kågerman, Hugo Lilja. Sweden. 2018. 106 minsSwedish existential dread in outer space, with a suicidal AI, ritualistic orgies and a giant galactic...
CAA China Names Wei Hao Co-Head of Motion Pictures Group
New hire based in Beijing, jointly lead’s group with Daniel Manwaring.Wei HaoWei Hao has joined CAA China as co-head of the motion pictures group from China Kingway Group, the talent management and consulting company she co-founded.Hao will focus on...
Film Industry Reacts as European Parliament Approves Controversial Copyright Law
Law following aimed at protecting the rights of content creators in the digital age.The European Parliament building in StrasbourgThe European Parliament has approved a controversial new copyright law aimed at protecting the rights of content creators...
Gender Diversity, Blockchain on Expanded AFM 2018 Industry Line-Up
Roundtables to cover using IP to increase LGBTQ, what makes a horror film work.Jean PrewittA state of the industry conversation between IFTA president and CEO Jean Prewitt and MPAA chairman Charles Rivkin will open the Global Perspective Conference during...
'Green Book': Toronto Review
Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in the latest from Peter Farrelly‘Green Book’Dir: Peter Farrelly. US. 2018. 130minsGreen Book is a thoroughly predictable and conventional true-life drama, but at least Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali make for...
'Her Smell', 'The Innocent' Move into Third and Fourth on Screen's TIFF Platform Jury Grid
Benjamin Naishtat’s ’Rojo’ still leads the way.Alex Ross Perry’s Her Smell and Simon Jaquemet’s The Innocent are the latest titles to land on Screen’s Toronto Platform jury grid, and have moved into third and fourth place respectively to date. Her Smell...
In Pictures: Rotterdam Film Festival Toronto Reception Co-Hosted by Screen
The event took place on Monday September 10 at Toronto’s Crocodile Rock bar.Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR) held a reception on Monday September 10 to celebrate their event at this year’s Toronto Film Festival.The drinks party took place...
London Film School Hires Dan Lawson as COO
Lawson’s appointment rounds out the executive team.Dan LawsonLondon Film School (LFS) has appointed Dan Lawson as chief operating officer, in a new role created in response to the growth of the school.He joins director Gisli Snaer and chairman Greg Dyke...
New York DA Opposes Harvey Weinstein's Motion to Dismiss Rape Case
“Inspection will reveal that the evidence before the grand jury amply supported the offenses charged.”Harvey WeinsteinOn Wednesday (September 12), nearly six weeks after Harvey Weinstein filed a motion to dismiss the rape case against him, the New York...
Roger Deakins Wins NFTS Cinematography Award (Exclusive)
Award named after the late Sue Gibson award recognises an NFTS cinematography alumni.Roger DeakinsRoger Deakins will be the recipient of the 2018 Sue Gibson BSC Cinematography Award, the UK’s National Film and Television School (NFTS) has announcedThe...
Tokyo International Film Festival to Open with 'A Star Is Born'
Festival will close with Godzilla: The Planet Eater, the final entry in the animated Godzilla trilogy.‘A Star Is Born’This year’s Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF, October 25-November 3) will open with A Star Is Born and close with Godzilla: The...
Zurich Film Festival Adds World Premiere of 'Richard Says Goodbye' with Johnny Depp
Other world premieres include football drama Trautmann.‘Richard Says Goodbye’The 2018 Zurich Film Festival (September 27-October 7) has announced more titles for its Gala strand, including the world premiere of Richard Says Goodbye directed by Wayne...
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