Christoph Waltz has signed on to play former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Mike Newell's "Reykjavik."
Mara Pictures has picked up theatrical rights for the U.K. to Venice Film Festival opener "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" and Indian gangster epic "Gangs of Wasseypur" parts 1 and 2.
Ben Roberts, former CEO of Protagonist Pictures, took on the role of director of the BFI Film Fund, considered one of the most influential jobs in the U.K. industry, on June 18. Following the launch…
BFI Film Fund director Ben Roberts says a key area of the org's focus is developing talent and projects, with 150 funding opportunities planned each year.
At the launch this month of the British Film Institute's five-year forward plan, "Film Forever: Supporting U.K. Film 2012-2017," BFI chief executive Amanda Nevill highlighted the importance of…
Hammer has set U.K. helmer Tom Harper to lense the sequel to its $130 million worldwide grosser "The Woman in Black."
Ewan McGregor is set to star in Australian heist thriller "Son of a Gun."
Harvey Weinstein called on the U.K., U.S. and other governments to follow France in enacting stricter anti-piracy laws to protect filmmakers as he delivered the keynote address to an industry…
LONDON -- The British Film Institute and Poisson Rouge Pictures are joining forces to finance "Gone Too Far," debut helmer Destiny Ekaragha's adaptation of Bola Agbaje's play.
LONDON -- Ben Roberts, the new director of the BFI Film Fund, will deliver the keynote address as the Film London Production Finance Market on Oct. 17.
LONDON -- U.K. international sales and financing company Protagonist Pictures has named Nada Cirjanic and David Bishop joint directors of worldwide sales ahead of the AFM, which runs Oct. 31 to Nov…