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The 70th Berlinale International Film Festival will be held from February 20 to March 1, 2020.
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Ted CHALMER pictured with his colleague Camilla Angelica BREGNER SKARSTAD (Overseas Marketing Assistant)  
 
Ted explained to us how he has consistently driven additional sales from clients he sometimes did not even know previously, which were driven by the blasts and sales picthes advertised in filmfestivals.com newsletters. "That's the reason I keep returning as a client at every big market" he told Bruno Chatelin today at his booth at the 1st floor of Mariott 119; he also shared his passion for documentaries...

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EFM/Berlin from February 8 through 13. 

 

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VIDEO: Mariette Rissenbeek describes German Films initiative for young german faces in TV Series

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Mariette Rissenbeek is the Head of German Films and soon to be in charge of Berlinale with Locarno Fest collegaue Carlo Chatrian. She took  a moment to tell filmfestivals.com a bit about this year's initiative for young german faces in TV Series, while hosting a reception at Spree Gold by Zoo Palast. We met the acting talent of the 4th edition of FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS at a panel event and reception during the Berlinale Drama Series Days.

 

Hanna from Amazon Prime, from film to series launches in Berlin

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Press conference in Berlin for the launch of Hanna with Writer and Executive Producer David Farr, Director Sarah Adina Smith as well as the actors; Esmé Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos and Rhianne Barreto. The conversation began with an introduction by JENNIFER SALKE (Head of Amazon Studios) and was hosted by SCOTT ROXBOROUGH (The Hollywood Reporter) The actors had just completed their on stage conversation hosted by Variety.      SYNOPSIS...
 

 

Lia Rinaldo introducing Devour Food Film Fest and a big surprise for someone in the room at her Berlin reception

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      Mark Tchelistcheff Director / Producer  of "André - The Voice of Wine" a documentary which took 7 years in the making won an award last october at Devour Festival but could not pick it at the closing award ceremony (as he had already left). Lia Rinaldo and Michael Howell, the fest organizers, brought his trophy all the way from Nova Scottia and handed it during the wonderfull Berlinale reception at the Canadian embassy on Potzd...
 
 
 

Mark Tchelistcheff receives his best doc award from Devour Food Film Fest at their Berlinale party

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Mark Tchelistcheff Director / Producer  of "André - The Voice of Wine" a documentary which took 7 years in the making won an award last october at Devour Festival but could not pick it at the closing award ceremony (as he had already left). Lia Rinaldo and Michael Howell, the fest organizers, brought his trophy all the way from Nova Scottia and handed it during the wonderfull Berlinale reception at the Canadian embassy on Potzdamer Platz. http://andrethevoi...
 

 

European Shooting Stars shining on the Red Carpet at the Berlinale Palast

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The image shows from left-right: Dawid Ogrodnik (Poland), Kristin Thora Haraldsdóttir (Iceland), Milan Marić (Serbia), Ine Marie Wilmann (Norway), Ardalan Esmaili (Sweden), Dieter Kosslick (Festival Director of the Berlin International Film Festival), Emma Drogunova (Germany), Blagoj Veselinov (FYR of Macedonia), Monika Grütters (German Federal Government Commissioner of Culture and the Media), Elliott Crosset Hove (Denmark), Rea Lest (Estonia), Aisling ...
 

 

Berlinale Camera to a very moved Wieland Speck

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  The ceremony took place last sunday (February 10, 2019 at 5.15 pm Meistersaal) with a  welcome address by Paz Lázaro, Michael Stütz and a Laudatory speechby  Rajendra Roy Wieland Speck's curatorial work in no small measure helped establish the Panorama section as a platform for independent and challenging cinema. Since the mid-1970s, Speck has been involved in film and video in a variety of capacities, and has worked as both author and publisher. As a dir...
 

 

Dates for the 70th Anniversary Edition of the Berlinale pushed a bit later in February (20th to March 1)

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The Berlin International Film Festival will be celebrating its 70th anniversary edition next year. The festival will take place from February 20 to March 1, 2020. The next edition will be helmed by the duo Mariette Riessenbeek (current head of German films) and Carlo Chatrian (who took over Locarno in 2012) ...
 

 

Solid Support for Promising Film Projects: Three Awards and 1,500 Meetings at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

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  At the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 9 to 13), three awards featuring cash prizes have been given to selected feature film projects.   The Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, endowed with prize money in the amount of 20,000 euros, went to the project Alcarràs (directed by: Carla Simón), presented here by production company Avalon PC (Spain), Sunday evening. With the prize, the European film fund Eurimages wishes to support the furth...
 

 

Friends of Quebec met at the Sodec party february 11 at Zimt & Zucker

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Friends of Quebecmet at the Sodec party february 11 at Zimt & Zucker Potsdamer Str. 103 - 10785 Berlin An invitation by Louise Lantagne, présidente et chef de la direction   SODEC and Marie-Ève Jean, Quebec General delegate for Germany, Austria and Swwitzerland.       ...
 

 

Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay’s debut feature ORAY world premiering in Berlin

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  ORAY A film by Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay Drama, Germany 2019, 100 min, first feature  Watch the trailer. ORAY (2019) Trailer EN subs from filmfaust on Vimeo.   On Monday 11 February, the film will celebrate its world premiere in the German Cinema section (Perspektive Deutsches Kino) at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival 2019 and will have its market premiere at EFM. The powerful debut feature tells the story of Oray, who is torn between his ...
 

 

Terminator producer Gale Anne Hurd in Berlin to defend 50/50

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What an impressive career, what a great producer she is. Good thing she uses that fame to benefit legitimate causes like this one. Wendy Mitchell introducing Gale Annne Hurd at the Norway House on the launch of 10% for 50/50, a new European initiative offering rebates to gender-equal productions, led by post production house Chimney in partnership with Women in Film International and Women in Film and Television Germany. On a personal note I had the pleasure of working with her o...
 

 

Highlights from Norway in Focus, Programme for Monday Feb 11th

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Norway, Country in Focus   During the European Film Market (EFM) from Friday February 8th until Wednesday February 13th at the International Film Festival in ...
 

 

Highlights from Norway in Focus, highlights from sunday Feb 10th

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Norway, Country in Focus – programme for Sunday Feb 10th During the European Film Market (EFM) from Friday February 8th until Wednesday February 13th at the International Film Festival in Berlin 2019, Norway House will host seminars, presentations, networking events, ...
 

 

The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) will participate in the “Berlinale Africa Hub”

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  THE INTERNATIONAL EMERGING FILM TALENT ASSOCIATION (IEFTA)   COLLABORATES WITH THE BERLINALE AFRICA HUB TO PRESENT AND SUPPORT PANELS ON Encouraging Collaboration with Emerging Filmmakers & Ethiopia’s Emerging Film Industry   The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA), a Monaco based not for profit organization working with filmmakers from emerging economies, will participate in the  “Berlinale Africa Hub,” an initiat...
 

 

Goldie world premiere at Haus der Kulturen

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(Sam de Jong, © Lindsay Bellinger 2019)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   Sam de Jong's authentic NYC-based film Goldie made its world premiere tonight at the Haus der Kulturen to a sold out audience. This film has attitude, there's no denying that. There were even people waiting outside the theater, hoping to score some last-minute tickets. In the row behidn me I could even occasionally hear a German father translating the dialogue for his teenage daughter. That...

 

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