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Articles from October 2013

Abu Dhabi Reveals Emirati Line-Up
The Abu Dhabi Film Festival has revealed the 48 shorts showing in the Emirates Film Competition.The selection includes 39 films in competition and nine out of competition. The programme is sponsored by Dolphin Energy for the second year.Two films are...
Ali Al Jabri, Director, ADFF
The festival director talks to Screen about this year's event.Last year, Ali Al Jabri had to to pull together the programme for the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF) in double quick time. He had taken over as director (from the departing Peter Scarlet)...
Berners-Lee to Kick off Abu Dhabi Media Summit
World Wide Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee will deliver the opening keynote for the 2013 Abu Dhabi Media Summit.Berners-Lee, director of the World Wide Web Consortium, will deliver the opening address at this year's Abu Dhabi Media Summit (Oct 22-24)...
Cross-Media Forum Reveals Winners
Interactive project Get Over It wins Pixel Pitch cash prize.Power to the Pixel has revealed that Get Over It has won the ARTE International Prize for the Pixel Pitch.The project developed by writer, director and producer Paula Schargorodsky and creative...
Culture Secretary Meets LA Industry
UK culture secretary Maria Miller has visted Los Angeles to meet a number of senior executives from the US film and TV industry.Miller met with representatives from Disney, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros and HBO during the week-long visit, exploring different...
Grumbach Acquires BAC Films
Company set to boost production and film financing activities under new ownership.Paris-based Bac Films has been acquired by producer David Grumbach, backed by a consortium of French and European investors.The independent distributor and sales outfit...
Gulf States: Abu Dhabi's Digital Domain
Wayne Borg of twofour54 explains to Wendy Mitchell how the Abu Dhabi Media Summit has become a must-attend event for global media leaders; and how Abu Dhabi Film Festival is building connections.The media landscape is changing minute-by-minute in the...
HanWay, Lionsgate Board Fassbender Western
EXCLUSIVE: Details revealed for film starring and produced by Michael Fassbender, shoot underway.Principal photography gets underway today in New Zealand on John Maclean's western Slow West.Michael Fassbender, Kodi Smit-Mcphee, Ben Mendelsohn and Caren...
Ida Triumphs in Warsaw
Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida scored a second top festival prize in one night, after success in London.The international jury of the Warsaw Film Festival has awarded the City of Warsaw Grand Prix to Pawal Pawlikowski's Ida, which won Best Film at the BFI London...
Left Bank Reports $1.7M Profits
Left Bank Pictures has reported pre-tax profits of $1.7 (£1.05m) for the nine months to 31 March 2013 after it was acquired by Sony Pictures Television (SPT) for $65m (£40m) last year.In accounts published on Companies House, the UK production company...
Lionsgate Lines Up AFM Power Slate
EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate International will commence pre-sales at AFM next month on the Johnny Depp action comedy Mortdecai that has begun shooting in London (October 21) as well as the action epic Gods Of Egypt with Gerard Butler.David Koepp directs Mortdecai,...
Martin Sheen to Receive Dubai Honour
US star of The West Wing and Apocalypse Now to be honoured at the Dubai International Film Festival.The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (Dec 6-14) is to honour Martin Sheen with the festival's Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to the...
Mumbai Film Mart Expands in Third Year
The market ran alongside the Mumbai Film Festival which kicked off October 17 with a screening of The Butler.The third edition of the Mumbai Film Mart (MFM) wrapped on Sunday following more than 2,000 meetings involving 80 independent film projects.Around...
Turbo Tops UK Box Office
Fox's animation takes top spot with $6.3m (£3.9m), including previews; Captain Phillips wins Fri-Sun weekend, charting second overall with $5.6m (£3.48m) for Sony's biggest opening of 2013.After the lowest-grossing weekend last week, the UK box office...
What DO You Want from a Film Festival?
Local audiences, industry networking, or just plain fun -- all are valid reasons for choosing your film festival strategy.October has quietly become one of the busiest times for film festivals. This month I'm in the priviledged position to attend Zurich,...
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