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Articles from June 2017

BFI London Film Festival Appoints New PR Partners
DDA and Four Colman Getty have been appointed to handle PR.DDA and Four Colman Getty have been appointed to work on 61st edition of the BFI London Film Festival (Oct 4-15).The BFI has divided the contract into two separate briefs for the first time and...
Film Movement Acquires 'My Art'
Laurie Simmons’ debut feature premiered at last year’s Venice Film Festival.Film Movement has acquired US rights to Laurie Simmons’ My Art and will open the film theatrically next winter, followed by a digital and home video release.The film centres...
Frontières Market Announces Second Wave of Fantasia Titles
The genre production market adds 10 projects to the Fantasia official line-up.Frontières returns to the Fantasia International Film Festival for the ninth edition of its co-production market, which will take place July 20-23 in Montreal.Frontières connects...
IMAX Now Have Serious Rivals in the 'Premium Large Format' Sector
The competition is fierce, with Dolby, Ymagis and exhibitors muscling in on the market.Premium large format (PLF) is a growing part of the market, with well over 2,500 screens in place at the end of 2016, according to IHS Markit.Exhibitors such as Vue...
Neuchatel Festival Unveils 2017 Line-Up
Takashi Miike’s new film to receive world premiere at the Swiss genre festival.Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) has unveiled the line-up for its 17th edition, set to run June 30-8 July.The Swiss festival, which spotlights genre...
Rebel Wilson Wins Defamation Case against Bauer Media
Pitch Perfect star was defamed in eight Australian magazine articles.Rebel Wilson has won her defamation case against magazine publisher Bauer Media over a series of articles which the Australian actress said damaged her career.Wilson sued over eight...
Ritzy Staff Dismissed in Latest Picturehouse-Bectu Flare-Up
Union claims staff dismissed due to pay dispute; cinema cites cyber hacking.Three staff from the Ritzy cinema in Brixton are understood to have been dismissed this week in the latest episode of a long-running feud between Cineworld-owned exhibitor Picturehouse...
Screen Primetime Emmy Special
Browse the digital edition of Screen International, which focuses on the 2017 Emmys.CLICK HERE TO READ THE DIGITAL EDITIONThis is Screen International’s first special dedicated to the outstanding programmes, showrunners, directors, writers and actors...
Set Report: 'Been So Long' Starring Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene
The producers of the BFI and Film4-backed musical hope to capture the La La Land audience.You could call it the La La Land effect. Despite being optioned eight years ago by producers Amanda Jenks and Nadine Marsh-Edwards of Greenacre Films, and quickly...
South Korea's Bucheon Festival Opening and Closing Films Announced
Line-up includes films from Lee Yong-seung and Fukuda Yuichi.Asia’s largest genre fest, the 21st Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) today announced it will open with the world premiere of Room No. 7, the sophomore feature from award-winning...
Strand Releasing Acquires Sundance Title 'The Nile Hilton Incident'
Strand plans an autumn release for the film set just before the 2011 Egyptian revolution.Strand Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Tarik Saleh’s political thriller The Nile Hilton Incident from The Match Factory at its launch at the...
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