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HFM wraps in Utrecht

HFM wraps in Utrecht

Steve McQueen, honoured at the European Film Awards

Steve McQueen, honoured at the European Film Awards

Daniel Auteuil on board for Vincent Garenq’s Bamberski

Daniel Auteuil on board for Vincent Garenq’s Bamberski

Carlos Vermut cements his reputation with two top prizes

Carlos Vermut cements his reputation with two top prizes

Marguerite et Julien: Valérie Donzelli due to start shooting soon

Marguerite et Julien: Valérie Donzelli due to start shooting soon

Anaïs Demoustier and Jeremy Elkaïm topline the cast of a film tackling a daring subject, which will be produced by Rectangle and distributed by Wild Bunch  

30/09 | Production | France

To Kill a Man sparkles in Arizona’s showcase

To Kill a Man sparkles in Arizona’s showcase

The Paris-based production and distribution company has garnered more awards for its films and is releasing the Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner in theatres  

30/09 | Releases | France

Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo  • Producers

Interview: Jonas Katzenstein, Maximilian Leo • Producers

Looking beyond borders

The duo from Germany talk about their company, augenschein Filmproduktion  

30/09

Italians battling it out

Italians battling it out

A massive turnout for Italian cinema, among films in competition for the Audience Award and those present in the various festival sections  

30/09 | Rome 2014

Isaki Lacuesta  • Director

Interview: Isaki Lacuesta • Director

“Spain is very esperpentic

Isaki Lacuesta caused some controversy at San Sebastián with his new film, the devastatingly critical Dying Beyond Their Means  

30/09

Rome Film Festival: a viewer’s festival

Rome Film Festival: a viewer’s festival

From 16 to 25 October the ninth edition of the Roman festival will take place; the third directed by Marco Müller. Awarding the prizes is the audience  

29/09 | Rome 2014

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy sets audience record – again

Helsinki’s Love & Anarchy sets audience record – again

More than 100 international film professionals attended the 27th Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy, which sold out a third of all screenings  

30/09 | Festivals | Finland

A brief portrait of the infamous trafficker in Escobar: Paradise Lost

A brief portrait of the infamous trafficker in Escobar: Paradise Lost

The Pearls section closed with this co-production between Spain, France and Belgium, starring Benicio del Toro  

29/09 | San Sebastian 2014 | Pearls

New report and conference on fiscal incentives for film and audiovisual production in Europe

New report and conference on fiscal incentives for film and audiovisual production in Europe

Fiscal incentives for film and TV production will come under the spotlight this autumn in Brussels  

30/09 | Events | Europe

Belfast riot drama ’71 wins Athens

Belfast riot drama ’71 wins Athens

Yann Demange’s Berlinale contender picked up the Golden Athena, while Michalis Konstantatos’ Luton won Best Greek Debut  

29/09 | Festivals | Greece

San Sebastián smiles on Films Distribution

San Sebastián smiles on Films Distribution

The Paris-based company co-produced and is selling Magical Girl, which has just won the Golden Shell for Best Film and the Best Director Award  

29/09 | Sales | France

Initiative for a Spanish Cinema Conference launched

Initiative for a Spanish Cinema Conference launched

Promoted by the Union of Filmmakers, the event aims to tackle the burning issues that affect every sector of the industry, culture and society  

29/09 | San Sebastián 2014 | Industry

HFM wraps in Utrecht

HFM wraps in Utrecht

The Holland Film Meeting ended this weekend in the Netherlands, with local project A Shining Flaw taking home the Emerging Talent Prize  

29/09 | Industry | Netherlands

A boost for projects in development and post-production

A boost for projects in development and post-production

About half of the projects pitched at this year’s Holland Film Meeting Co-Production Platform are set to be directed and produced by female filmmakers and producers  

29/09 | Market | Netherlands

Steve McQueen, honoured at the European Film Awards

Steve McQueen, honoured at the European Film Awards

The European Film Academy will present the British filmmaker with the honorary award European Achievement in World Cinema  

29/09 | European Film Awards 2014

Daniel Auteuil on board for Vincent Garenq’s Bamberski

Daniel Auteuil on board for Vincent Garenq’s Bamberski

The shoot is due to kick off soon, featuring a cast that also includes Sébastian Koch and Marie-Josée Croze; LGM Cinéma is producing, while distribution will be courtesy of StudioCanal  

29/09 | Production | France

August and Bier sell worldwide before opening in Denmark

August and Bier sell worldwide before opening in Denmark

Bille August’s Silent Heart and Susanne Bier’s A Second Chance are ready to tour the world after San Sebastián, where the former won for Best Actress  

29/09 | Releases | Denmark

Carlos Vermut cements his reputation with two top prizes

Carlos Vermut cements his reputation with two top prizes

Magical Girl wins the Awards for Best Film and Best Director in an awards list featuring a strong European presence  

29/09 | San Sebastián 2014 | Awards

Magallanes and August garner the industry awards

Magallanes and August garner the industry awards

In Spanish: While Films in Progress 26 has awarded Magallanes (Peru, Argentina and Colombia), the III Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum opted for August (Cuba and Costa Rica)  

29/09 | San Sebastián 2014 | Industry

Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed will compete for the Oscar

Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed will compete for the Oscar

David Trueba, who received the honour in 2003 with Soldiers of Salamina, will attempt to follow in the footsteps of his brother Fernando, winner of the prized trophy in 1993 with Belle Epoque  

29/09 | Awards | Spain

Life in a Fishbowl is Iceland's Oscar entry

Life in a Fishbowl is Iceland's Oscar entry

Baldvin Z’s local blockbuster enters the race for the Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign-language Film  

29/09 | Oscars 2015 | Iceland

Eden: a melancholy journey

Eden: a melancholy journey

Mia Hansen-Løve's fourth film, spanning 20 years in the life of a Parisian DJ, screened in the San Sebastián Official Section after world-premiering at Toronto  

26/09 | San Sebastián 2014 | Competition

Dying Beyond Their Means: rebels with a cause

Dying Beyond Their Means: rebels with a cause

Isaki Lacuesta categorically changes style with a bizarre and larger-than-life comedy that tackles the causes of the crisis  

26/09 | San Sebastian 2014 | Out of competition

Wild Life: clandestine education

Wild Life: clandestine education

At San Sebastián, Cédric Kahn has unveiled a film that takes an unbiased look at the radicalism of a father who has been on the run for 11 years with his two children  

26/09 | San Sebastián 2014 | Competition

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