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BAFTAS: anything but British

A well-known British film set in space, with two American leads and a Mexican director, led the pack with 11…

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RIP: Peter O'Toole

40 years after he received the first of eight Best Actor nominations, Peter O'Toole was presented with an honorary Oscar…

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BIFA: looks beyond UK shores

The British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) made Sean Ellis' Metro Manila, a Philippines-set and -shot Tagalog language film, the biggest…

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UK: Christmas comes early as government further sweetens screen incentives

The UK's Chancellor has used the government's Autumn Statement to announce further improvements to incentive schemes that already far outstrip…

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BBC Worldwide: major ramp-up of factual co-production spend

BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the public broadcaster, has ended its long-term co-production deal with Discovery and announced a…

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Railway Man: Oscar politics, slow motion development hell, and the love of two monsters

The beginning and end of the journey to make and release The Railway Man relies on two iconic cultural veterans…

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All-Media Case Studies 4: website for Britain from Above still an absolute corker

The Britain From Above project throbbed with national pride and swooped from space to the meanest backstreets of a hidden…

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Hot Fuzz Script: online with extra goodies

The online version of the Hot Fuzz script comes with lovely extra goodies like frame grabs and shot lists.

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Mel Smith: in death as in life, if we are lucky

Actor, writer, director and producer Mel Smith has died of a heart attack at the age of sixty. He was…

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Dr Blake: December Films increasingly playing with the British, via a satisfied ITV Global

The first series of Dr Blake's Mysteries from December Films, has been sold to the BBC, in a coals to…

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