Channel 4's movie arm Film4 is one of the pillars of the British film industry, alongside BBC Films and the British Film Institute, so when its longtime chief Tessa Ross recently said she would be…
LONDON — British filmmaker Andrea Arnold is to shoot her first U.S.-based film, "American Honey," this summer. Protagonist Pictures will introduce the pic to buyers at Cannes. The road movie centers…
LONDON – Speaking to Variety, David Abraham, chief executive of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4, has reaffirmed the network's support for independent British filmmaking following news that Tessa Ross…
Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay to Star in '45 Years,' Directed by 'Looking' Helmer Andrew Haigh (EXCLUSIVE)
BERLIN — Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay are set to star in rising British helmer Andrew Haigh's "45 Years," which is being repped in international markets by The Match Factory. Haigh is the…
BERLIN – Starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard (pictured), See-Saw Films' production "Macbeth" commenced principal photography in Scotland, Studiocanal and Film Four announced Thursday…
LONDON — Katherine Butler, Film4's deputy head of film, is to join U.K. producer Raw, the company behind BAFTA-winning docu “The Imposter,” as head of its film and TV drama division. Butler aims to…
LONDON — Film4 FrightFest's Variety Award, which was inaugurated last year, will go to Brit helmer Ben Wheatley. Wheatley, who began his career as a short filmmaker and animator, made his feature…
Left Bank Pictures, bought earlier this year by Sony, has tapped Film Four's Lila Rawlings as executive producer and development producer for film and TV.
LONDON -- The U.K.'s Film4 has promoted Sue Bruce-Smith to head of commercial and brand strategy and Sam Lavender to commissioning executive, it was announced Thursday.
Channel 4 has been a springboard to movies for some of the biggest names of British comedy, but nothing has leapt so high, so fast and so unexpectedly as "The Inbetweeners."
Film4 and Focus Features have reteamed with "Shame" writer Abi Morgan to develop "Suffragettes," with Sarah Gavron attached to direct.