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Cannes Film Festival

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  • Alison Thompson to Headline Film London Production Finance Market

    LONDON -- Alison Thompson, former Focus Features Intl. topper and now managing director of Sunray Films, will open the Film London Production Finance Market on Oct. 15 when she delivers the event's keynote address. Thompson will provide the 200-plus...
  • Blair-Mangat Shoots 'Boombox Project' Documentary in New York

    LONDON -- Shooting has begun in New York City on documentary "The Boombox Project," the first feature from commercials director Rohan Blair-Mangat. Further locations will include Brazil, Miami, Los Angeles, London and Tokyo. Pic is co-written by Blair-...
  • French Oscar Entry 'Saint Laurent' to Play at St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum

    LONDON -- Bertrand Bonello's biographical drama "Saint Laurent," which France submitted as its entry in the Oscars' foreign-language film category, will have its Russian premiere at the St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum. The drama, which premiered at the...
  • France Sends 'Saint Laurent' to Campaign For Foreign-Language Oscar Nominations

    PARIS- Bertrand Bonello's "Saint-Laurent," a sultry biopic of the French famed designer, is set to represent France in the foreign-language Oscar campaign. The movie world-premiered in competition at Cannes where it was acquired by Sony Pictures...
  • Jennifer Lawrence's 'Serena' to Close St. Petersburg International Media Forum

    The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum has announced its opening and closing films for the upcoming event. The Cannes prize-winning Canadian film "Mommy" will open the forum, while Jennifer Lawrence's "Serena," from Oscar-winning director Susanne Bier, will...
  • Scotland independence vote: The country's rich film legacy

    Scotland independence vote: The country's rich film legacy
    Scotland’s independence referendum on Thursday carries plenty of significance for the country and the world beyond. But regardless of your leanings on the IndyRef, Scotland has pretty much already won on the cinema stage, where a country of just 5...
  • Cannes Winner 'Leviathan' Gets Russian Release

    Russian drama "Leviathan," which won best screenplay at 2014 Cannes, has been granted an exhibition license from the Russian culture ministry. A Company Russia will distribute in wide release in cooperation with 20th Century Fox Russia. The distribution...
  • Toronto 2014: It's not OUR film festival, it's YOURS

    Toronto 2014: It's not OUR film festival, it's YOURS
    Acronymically known as TIFF, the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival begins today, and the first morning of this first day (I’m here for five of the 11) offers screenings of untested, unknown films, along with titles seen at Cannes, Sundance,...
  • Toronto 2014: 'Bird People' taking a big risk

    Toronto 2014: 'Bird People' taking a big risk
    Flying from, and in, all directions an estimated 400,000 people flock to the Toronto International Film Festival to be wowed by the next big thing. So what chance does an eccentric little number such as "Bird People" have against a wall of awards-season...
  • Toronto: Saban Films Buys Taylor Lautner's 'Tracers' for North America

    Haim Saban's newly minted Saban Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the action thriller "Tracers," starring Taylor Lautner and Marie Avgeropoulos. The deal was announced at the Toronto Film Festival and is the second for four-month-...
  • San Sebastian Film Festival to Fete Benicio del Toro

    Benicio del Toro will receive a Donostia career achievement award at this month's San Sebastian Film Festival, the highest-profile movie event in the Spanish-language world. The actor will attend the fest to present his latest film, Andrea di Stefano's...