RIO DE JANEIRO — Three-time Academy Award-nominated U.K. director Stephen Daldry ("Billy Elliot," "The Hours," "The Reader") will godfather "Streetkids United II – The Road to Rio." A chronicle of…
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The British are coming … to Rio. An eclectic group of 12 U.K. industry players have joined a delegation assembled by the British Film Institute, which hopes to nurture new opportunities for British…
Investment company New Sparta has acquired Icon Film Distribution, the U.K. distrib arm of Icon UK Group. The company will be relaunched, with Ian Dawson tapped as CEO, Norman Humphrey as exec…
The British are coming. And this year they are coming in droves to the Toronto Film Festival.
Patrick McKenna, the chief exec of U.K. media investment and advisory group Ingenious Media, has been tapped as the chairman of the National Film and Television School. The financier, who has…
LONDON — Anchor Bay Entertainment UK, the British arm of the Starz-owned, Beverly Hills-based distribution company, has inked a co-production pact with Jonathan Sothcott's London-based indie…
LONDON — Students from the U.K.'s National Film and Television School have won all three prizes at the annual awards of CILECT, the international association of film and television schools. It's the…
Cannes topper Thierry Fremaux unveiled the final four films in next month's Official Selection on Friday.
Blighty's film distributors spent less coin on media advertising last year, according to figures released Thursday by the U.K. Film Distributors' Assn.
LONDON — Parkville Pictures’ "Borrowed Time" has become the first U.K. film to use crowd-funding to secure a theatrical release. The filmmakers behind the micro-budget film turned to crowd-funding…
The British Film Institute has launched its revamped Distribution Fund with an annual budget of £4 million ($6.35 million) to support U.K. distribs and boost audience attendance for British…
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