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4 items from 2017


Berlin: Elle Fanning to Star in Max Minghella's 'Teen Spirit'

10 February 2017 8:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Max Minghella, son of the late Academy Award-winning director Anthony Minghella, has found his leading lady for Teen Spirit.

Elle Fanning will star as aspiring singing star Violet in Minghella's directorial debut, an underdog story set in the world of pop music.

The film, now in pre-production and being unveiled to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin, was written by Minghella, who made his screenwriting debut last year with The 9th Life of Louis Drax.

"It’s an absolute thrill to be collaborating with Elle on this project. Along with an extraordinary singing voice, she brings an »

- Etan Vlessing

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Anthony Minghella's Son to Make Directorial Debut With 'La La Land' Producer

30 January 2017 9:41 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Max Minghella, son of the late Academy Award-winning director Anthony Minghella, is set to make his directorial debut with Teen Spirit, an "emotional underdog" story set in the world of pop music. 

The film, which is being unveiled to buyers at next month's European Film Market in Berlin, was written by Minghella, who starred in films including The Social Network and The Ides of Marc and made his screenwriting debut just last year with The 9th Life of Louis Drax. Fred Berger (La La Land) is producing alongside Brian Kavanaugh-Jones under their Automatik banner, while Jamie Bell, who helped develop »

- Alex Ritman

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Richard Curtis Honored by Writers Guild With Valentine Davies Award

24 January 2017 10:56 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Richard Curtis has been named the recipient of the Writers Guild of America West’s Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his humanitarian efforts, charitable initiatives and world service.

Curtis’ screenplay credits include “Love Actually,” “Bridget Jones’ Diary,” “War Hose” and “Four Weddings and a Funeral.” He will be honored at the Writers Guild Awards ceremony on Feb. 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

“The Valentine Davies Award is given to that Wgaw member whose contributions to the entertainment industry and the community-at-large have brought dignity and honor to writers everywhere.” said WGA West President Howard A. Rodman.

“We can think of no better recipient than Richard Curtis. He is not only one of our best screenwriters but a man who has used his gifts and his position to combat poverty and injustice. Curtis is an exemplar of empathy. His work resonates strongly on the screen, and his charitable efforts have »

- Dave McNary

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Derin Seale on making 'The Eleven O'Clock' with Josh Lawson and Damon Herriman

12 January 2017 8:42 PM, PST | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Damon Herriman and Josh Lawson in 'The Eleven O'Clock'..

One of the highlights of this year.s Flickerfest is The Eleven O.Clock, a comedy written by and starring Josh Lawson, alongside Damon Herriman.

The short follows a delusional patient of a psychiatrist who believes he is actually the psychiatrist. As they both attempt to treat each other, the session spirals increasingly out of control. Alyssa McClelland also stars..

Flickerfest marks the film.s Aussie debut, having already screened at the 2016 La Shorts Fest, where it took out Best Comedy, as well as Valladolid International Film Festival and Toronto Short Film Festival.

With the film only just starting its run, director Derin Seale told If the success so far was unexpected.

.I made it for my mum, really; it.s all a bit surprising that people want to watch it,. he laughs.

Seale is a long-time friend of both Lawson and Herriman, »

- Jackie Keast

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