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BFI and ScreenSkills Team to Address Industry Inclusion Gaps Across the U.K. – Global Bulletin


SKILLS REVIEW The British Film Institute (BFI), in collaboration with skills body ScreenSkills and other industry bodies, has launched a strategic review designed to develop long-term solutions to tackle the current and emerging skills needs of the screen industries. The review will address the issues of improving inclusion of people from underrepresented groups, and the […]

French Insurance Pool to Include Sexual Harassment Coverage During Film, TV Shoots


A group of French insurers have set up a clause to protect film productions in case of sexual harassment incidents during filming. Leading French insurance companies MAIF and AREAS have created the new clause for contracts with the support of the National Film Board (CNC), following negotiations spearheaded by Hugo Rubini, a high-profile insurance broker […]

Vanessa Kirby Joins Hugh Jackman, Laura Dern in Florian Zeller’s ‘The Son’ (EXCLUSIVE)


Vanessa Kirby has joined the cast of “The Son,” Florian Zeller’s follow up to his Oscar-winning feature debut “The Father,” Variety has learned. Kirby, who was Oscar-nominated for “Pieces of a Woman,” will star in the film opposite Laura Dern and Hugh Jackman. As with “The Father,” “The Son” was adapted by Zeller and Christopher […]

Cannes Director Stephan Komandarev Wraps Production on Doc ‘Life From Life’ (EXCLUSIVE)


Bulgarian helmer Stephan Komandarev, whose critically acclaimed feature “Directions” played in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard sidebar, has wrapped production on the documentary feature “Life From Life,” the director announced this week during the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. The film explores the hurdles facing organ transplant recipients in Bulgaria, once among Eastern Europe’s leaders in the medical […]

‘The Sparks Brothers’ Raises the Question: Are We Allowed Not to Like Sparks? (Column)


If you watch “The Sparks Brothers,” Edgar Wright’s ultimate cult rock documentary about the Greatest Band That Almost No One Has Heard Of, you may find yourself developing a distinct affection for Sparks, the cult duo in question, and liking almost everything about them except, perhaps, for one small insignificant thing. You’ll like the fact […]

Toronto Film Festival Organizers on the 2021 Lineup and Moving Forward With In-Person Premieres During COVID


The Toronto International Film Festival is ready to welcome audiences back to in-person premieres and screenings after COVID-19 forced the 2020 edition of the annual celebration of movies to unfold largely online. This week, TIFF announced that while it still plans to show films virtually for press and film executives who can’t travel to Canada […]