With his live-action debut, French animation auteur Sylvain Chomet has transposed the offbeat charm, singular characters and richly layered visual style of his Oscar-nommed hand-drawn toons, "The…
U.k. Film Council
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The new director of the BFI Film Fund addressed producers' concerns about recoupment compared to the system under the former U.K. Film Council in an interview that opened the two-day Film London…
The appointment of Ben Roberts as director of the BFI Film Fund has raised hopes among U.K. sales agents that policymakers have finally recognized the vital contribution of their sector to British…
LONDON -- Pathe U.K. has inked a first-look deal with fledgling producer Matt Wilkinson's Stigma Films.
Starring an incandescent Freida Pinto, this inspired "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" update acknowledges but doesn't exactly embrace the Bollywood tradition.
Without any fanfare, the UK Film Council released figures for films it backed between April 2006 and its closure in March 2011. There was no surprise in seeing that "The King's Speech" returned 100%…
Other orgs inherit the Film Council's work as Blighty retains the system of tax breaks and does away with caps
Cerebral and sensual, British filmmaker John Akomfrah's "The Nine Muses" considers the history of the African diaspora to postwar Europe.
Local film production in Blighty continues to suffer, with a year-on-year decline in volume and value of indigenous features, down 20% and 26% respectively, according to new stats from the U.K. Film…