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Official: Mendes Returns for Bond 24

Featured, News | July 12, 2013

Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, EON Productions; Gary Barber, Chairman & CEO, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Entertainment, Inc, and Amy Pascal, Co-Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment today …

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UK Film Industry Busy as Hollywood Moves In

Featured, News | June 13, 2013

You could be forgiven for thinking that Hollywood will be empty over the coming months, with several massive, big-budget American films using UK studios, locations and crew. It may come …

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Star Wars: Episode VII to be filmed in UK

Featured, News | May 11, 2013

The latest Star Wars film is to be made in the UK, producer Lucasfilm has said. The seventh movie in the sci-fi series is due to start production next year …

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Tim Grohne Launches Primal Screen

Featured, News | May 9, 2013

Tim Grohne, former evp European operations at IM Global, is launching new London-based UK sales company Primal Screen ahead of the Cannes market. Focusing on genre titles, Grohne’s slate includes Rise of the …

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BFI Announces Vision Awards

Featured, News | May 2, 2013

Designed to help grow strong and sustainable UK film businesses, 20 UK production companies were selected for £2.8m awards from 170 applicants. Each company will receive a Vision Award of up …

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Pinewood Announces US Studio

Featured, News | April 29, 2013

Pinewood & Shepperton Studios today announces a joint venture to be named Pinewood Atlanta, with River’s Rock llc, an independently managed trust of the Cathy family. The joint venture will …

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Warner Bros Launches UK Training

Featured, News | April 26, 2013

Warner Bros. is to launch 12 higher education scholarships, six apprenticeships and two trainee positions on every Warner Bros. film production in the UK. Launching in September 2013, new venture …

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Pinewood Forms Joint Venture with Seven Stars Media

Featured, News | April 18, 2013

Pinewood Shepperton has entered into a joint venture with Bruno Wu’s Seven Stars Media, which will include Chinese co-productions, skills academies and new local “entertainment venues”. The new venture – …

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BFI Awards £26m to Film Nation UK

Featured, News | April 13, 2013

BFI chairman Greg Dyke announced on Friday (12 April 2013) that £26m of National Lottery funding will be given to Film Nation UK, to deliver a new education programme. Running …

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110 Years Of Ealing Studios

Featured, News | April 5, 2013

Ealing Studios is the leading independent British studio that produces and distributes feature films and provides over 100,000sq ft of stages, facilities and offices to the film, TV and media …

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Puttnam Calls for Online Monetization

Featured, News | April 3, 2013

Lord Puttnam has called on young filmmakers to pioneer the online monetization of movies – and used All the President’s Men to defend new press regulation. Speaking to Screen at an event …

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Nicolas Roeg Developing World War 1 Romance

Featured, News | March 20, 2013

British director Nicolas Roeg is developing a First World War romance revolving around an affair between a young, British Army sniper and a wealthy, French landowner behind enemy lines. The …