"Not to act is to act." That line from the 1984 picture "Cal" is actually about the way that standing silently is actually a political position, but it could also be a summary of the remarkable…
At her first costume fitting, before she stepped in front of the camera to begin filming "The Queen," Helen Mirren gazed at the tweed skirt, the thick sweaters, the clunky, sensible shoes, and the…
British indie producers say it's too soon to tell if the U.K.'s new film tax credit is delivering the desired benefit to their business -- mainly because of an unexpected delay in its official…
Best British Independent Film “The Last King of Scotland” “The Queen” “Red Road” “This Is England” “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” Director Michael Caton-Jones, “Shooting Dogs” Stephen Frears, “The…
Blighty's state of independence has been redefined. With recent changes to the British Independent Film Awards' (BIFA's) rules, another chapter has been added to the saga surrounding those baffling…
Fernando Meirelles' "The Constant Gardener" was the big winner at the eighth British Independent Film Awards, handed out Wednesday at the Hammersmith Palais.
Ask any sales agent who's at the top of the list of bankable British talent and you can bet your domestic pre-sale that one name is going to crop up: Keira Knightley, one of the brightest young stars…
As U.K. chancellor Gordon Brown prepares to unveil new rules for film tax incentives in his prebudget scheme at the beginning of December, British producers are in a somber mood.
The British Independent Film Awards' annual kudofest, one of the earliest gong-giving ceremonies of the season, has long been a favorite industry bash due to its informal atmosphere.
ConfettiGenre: Wedding comedyHelmer: Debbie IsittCast: Martin Freeman, Jessica Stevenson, Alison SteadmanBackers: BBC Films, Wasted Talent, Screen West MidlandsThe pitch: Three couples compete to win…
On Oct. 5, London's Curzon Soho screened a matinee of Danish political thriller "King's Game" from a digital print. Although a seemingly unremarkable event, it was the first screening in the U.K…
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