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Articles from April 2013

Doc/Fest Names MeetMarket Filmmakers
The filmmakers taking part in Sheffield Doc/Fest's MeetMarket pitching forum have been announced.The forum runs from June 13-14 and organises around 1,000 meetings between filmmakers and international decision makers in documentary and digital funding.This...
Doueiri's Attack Banned in Lebanon
Drama about a Palestinian surgeon who discovers secrets about his wife following a suicide bombing banned by Lebanese government.Ziad Doueiri's new film The Attack has been selected at 19 international festivals to date, picking up awards and critical...
Gaye Biopic Heads to Cannes
Focus Features International has boarded Julien Temple's Untitled Marvin Gaye project currently shooting in Luxemburg and Belgium. Screendaily first reported on the film in February.Jesse L Martin will star as the soul singer alongside Brendan Gleeson...
Jarmusch Joins Cannes Competition
Jim Jarmusch's vampire romance Only Lovers Left Alive, starring Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston, has been added to the Cannes Film Festival's Competition line-up; four more titles to be included in Out of Competition and Un Certain Regard.The UK-Germany-US...
Recreation Adds Three for Cannes
The Los Angeles-based sales company has added Slamdance audience award winner Hank And Asha, Sundance entry Milkshake and War On Whistleblowers to its sales roster.Recreation's newly appointed managing director Juraj Barabas made the announcement on...
Secret Cinema Opening Cancelled
Event specialist Secret Cinema has been forced to cancel the opening of its latest production just hours before its launch due to "licensing reasons".The show's organisers posted on Twitter last night: "It is with great regret we announced the cancellation...
Steph Green, Director, Run & Jump
Leon Forde talks to the Oscar-nominated director about her feature debut Run & Jump, which world premieres at the Tribeca Film FestivalSteph Green picked up an Oscar nomination in the best live action short category for her film New Boy in 2009.Her...
Sundance London: The Eagles
After the acrimonious break-up of The Eagles in 1980, Don Henley, co-founder of the rock band, famously quipped that they would play together again "when hell freezes over".All was harmony, though, at the Connaught Hotel in London on Thursday morning...
The Big Wedding
Dir/scr: Justin Zackham. US. 2013. 90minsThough nothing like as uproarious as it wants to be, The Big Wedding gets some fairly amusing (and relatively raunchy) comedy as well as some mildly affecting drama out of its familiar dysfunctional-family-gathering...
uMedia Expands International Offices
New appointments made in London and Paris ahead of plans for LA office.Brussels-based production, finance and distributor uMedia has appointed Karl Richards and Peter Bevan to expand its London office and set up shop in Los Angeles respectively.French...
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