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Articles from April 2014

24 Days
Dir: Alexandre Arcady. France. 2014. 111minsThere's no way - or reason - to sugarcoat the horrific true story of how, in 2006, a multiracial gang of conscience-impaired French youngsters kidnapped 23 year-old Paris telephone vendor Ilan Halimi for ransom...
Anchor Bay, Next Level in Co-Pro Deal
First film in pact World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen underway.UK distributor Anchor Bay Entertainment UK has signed a co-production and distribution agreement with UK production outfit Next Level Films.As part of the deal Anchor Bay UK will retain worldwide...
'Classmate' Tops China Box Office
CHINA BOX OFFICE: Local romantic drama My Old Classmate beat Donnie Yen action drama Iceman 3D at the Chinese box office last weekend, grossing $17.31m in its first three days.Directed by Frant Gwo, My Old Classmate stars Zhou Dongyu, who previously...
Disney Pumps $800M into Shanghai Park
The Walt Disney Company is investing an additional $800m (RMB5bn) into its Shanghai theme park, which is scheduled to open in December 2015.In a statement, Disney said it had reached an agreement with its joint venture partner in China, Shanghai Shendi...
Edinburgh Reveals Closing Film
We'll Never Have Paris, from Big Bang Theory star Simon Helberg, to close the festival, which has also revealed details of its Germany focus.Simon Helberg's romantic comedy We'll Never Have Paris has been named as the closing night film of the 68th Edinburgh...
Garnet's Gold
Dir: Ed Perkins. UK. 2014. 76minsForget any usual preconceptions about a film about a treasure hunt....the haunting and gently enthralling Garnet's Gold is about one man and his obsession, but at heart is more about the man then the possibility of gold...
German Producers Join Ataman Project
Detailfilm reunites with director Kutlug Ataman following their collaboration on The Lamb.Henning Kamm, who will represent Germany at Cannes next month as its Producer on the Move, and business partner Fabian Gasmia at Hamburg-based Detailfilm are to...
Jane Roscoe Appointed LFS Director
EXCLUSIVE: Former SBS exec takes over from Ben Gibson at London Film School.Former SBS executive Jane Roscoe is to become director of the London Film School, taking over from current director Ben Gibson in August.Roscoe, a published academic who launched...
Jeremy Saulnier, Blue Ruin
The Brooklyn-based filmmaker talks about how his revenge thriller, released in the UK this weekend, came close to being his swansong.Blue Ruin could well have been the ruin of Jeremy Saulnier.The Brooklyn-based filmmaker had gained attention with his...
Locarno to Honour Nansun Shi
Hong Kong producer to be the recipient of the Best Independent Producer Award. The 67th Locarno Film Festival (August 6-16) is to pay tribute to Hong Kong producer Nansun Shi, as the recipient of the Premio Raimondo Rezzonico for Best Independent Producer.A...
Oppenheimer's Killing Follow-Up Readied for Autumn Fests
The Look of Silence will look at Indonesian death squads from victims' perspective.Oscar-nominated filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer is now busy in production on The Look of Silence, his follow-up to The Act of Killing.While The Act of Killing followed the...
Salesforce Boss Invests in MovieLaLa
The latest investment by the Salesforce.com founder, chairman and CEO brings the amount of seed funding and angel investment in the social network and film marketing platform to $750,000.The capital infusion will help MovieLaLa achieve its stated goal...
Star Wars 7 Cast Revealed
Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill reunite for new film.Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill are to reprise their roles as Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker for the latest film in the franchise, Star Wars: Episode VII.Anthony...
Terence Davies Shooting Sunset Song
First look at stars Agyness Deyn, Peter Mullan and Kevin Guthrie filming on location.Director Terence Davies has begun principal photography in Scotload on Sunset Song, a film adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon's 1932 classic novel.The feature, produced...
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