Screen International has revealed its Stars of Tomorrow, spotlighting the hottest up-and-coming actors and filmmakers. Read more
For his impeccable lead role, veteran broadcaster, Sadiq Daba carted home the award of Best Actor In A Leading Role, Best. Other awards that went to the movie include Best Nigerian Film and Winner for Achievement In Costume Design. Read more
Paris-based sales company SND has picked up world sales on French director Hugo Gélin’s London-set Two Is A Family, starring Omar Sy (Intouchables) as a TV stuntman left to bring up an unplanned baby girl on his own.
Grimmfest (Oct 1-4), Manchester’s horror and cult film festival, has revealed its line-up for 2015.
The festival will feature the world premiere of DxM, which stars Sam Neill alongside two former Screen Stars of Tomorrow, Tom Payne and Antonia Campbell-Hughes. Read more.
One year after Bridging the Dragon launched at Locarno, the groundbreaking initiative to forge closer ties between the European and Chinese film industries is back at the fest with directors and producer delegations from both sides to attend a first-of-its kind writing and production packaging workshop, which segues from its first session in Shanghai and comprises high-profile projects from both sides deemed suitable for co-production or co-financing.
The 40th anniversary edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will feature first looks for Jay Roach’s blacklisted screenwriter biopic Trumbo starring Bryan Cranston as well as Stephen Frears’ Lance Armstrong drama with Ben Foster. Read more.
The Venice Film Festival revealed a star-studded lineup for its 72nd annual edition on Wednesday with top Hollywood names center stage in a wide selection of U.S. and international movies. Read more.
As her South London-set comedy-drama Gone Too Far premieres on Film4, director Destiny Ekaragha recounts the films and formative experiences that led up to her feature debut… – See more here.