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Articles from August 2014

Andrew Karpen Launches Bleecker Street
The former co-CEO of Focus Features has announced his New York-based distributor backed by 5-hour Energy founder by Manoj Bhargava.Bleecker Street will hit Toronto scouting for content and has closed an output deal with Shivani Rawat's ShivHans Pictures,...
Euro-China Initiative to Launch
European and Chinese producers joining forces to better position films in each other's markets.A group of European and Chinese producers have joined forces to create a new organisation titled Bridging Visions in a bid to tap into the $3.6bn Chinese film...
HFM to Present 21 Projects
Selected film projects will be presented at the 2014 event, which takes place during the Netherlands Film Festival from Sept 25-28.21 projects from 15 different European countries will participate in this year's Holland Film Market (HFM) Co-Production...
New York Unveils Main Slate
The Film Society Of Lincoln Center announced on Wednesday (12) the 30 films that will comprise the main official selection of the 52nd New York Film Festival (NYFF), set to run from September 26-October 12.The roster includes North American premieres...
Raindance Secures New Partners
BFI, Telegraph and The May Fair Hotel partner with London indie festival.The BFI, Telegraph Media Group and The May Fair Hotel have become partners of the Raindance Film Festival (Sept 24 - Oct 5) for its 22nd edition.The BFI will back the festival through...
Ruben ÖStlund Outlines Next Project
Ahead of the Swedish release of Force Majeure, the director spoke about his next project at Way Out West.Director Ruben Östlund revealed at Gothenburg's Way Out West Festival, the week preceding the Swedish release of his Un Certain Regard jury prize...
San Sebastian Adds to Lineup
Susanne Bier's A Second Chance [pictured] and Gabe Ibáñez's Automata, produced by and starring Antonio Banderas, among films added to 2014 edition.San Sebastian has almost completed its official selection for this year's festival.Today [Aug 13], the...
Secret Cinema to Honour Robin Williams
One off charity screening to commemorate Robin Williams will see all profits go to Mind.Secret Cinema is to stage a one off charity screening of Dead Poets Society this Friday [Aug 15].Held at the Troxy in East London, the screening is to commemorate...
Swiss Heroes
Dir/scr: Peter Luisi. Switzerland. 2014. 94minsProbably intended as a feel-good treatment of a painful issue, Peter Luisi's new film Swiss Heroes (Schweizer Helden) never manages to generate either the uplifting spirits it is aiming for, or the gravity...
TFL Launches Distribution Fund
Fund is dedicated to supporting audience development strategies; Meanwhile, Beta Cinema has acquired Toronto title Labyrinth of Lies.The TorinoFilmLab (TFL) is launching a distribution fund dedicated to supporting audience development strategies to accompany...
The 33 Wraps Production
The $20m feature about the 2010 rescue of the 33 Chilean workers trapped in the San Jose mine is the first international film to qualify for Colombia's Law 1556 production incentive.The 33 stars Antonio Banderas (pictured with Colombian president Juan...
Viva Hate Debuts at Way out West
Three-part TV rock series is named after Morrissey's debut solo album.Director Jens Lien dreamt of being a rock-and-roll star when growing up in Oslo in the 1980s. Instead he became a filmmaker. Not a bad second choice, particularly considering his award-winning...
Women Take Centre Stage at Way out West
This year's festival saw 45% of its lineup coming from female directors, including Alone Together from Liza Minou Morberg [pictured].Women took centre stage at Way Out West's Film Festival, with head of film programming Svante Tidholm giving credit to...
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