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The 70th Berlinale International Film Festival will be held from February 20 to March 1, 2020.
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Feb 20th promising New Beginning for the 70th Berlinale with new team and a glittering red carpet

On February 20, the 70th Berlin International Film Festival will celebrate its glittering start in the Berlinale Palast. The first edition under the new management : Farewell Dieter Kosslick, welcome Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek thenew team on board! Minister of State for Culture and the Media Prof. Monika Grütters, Governing Mayor of Berlin Michael Müller, as well as Festival Management Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian will kick off the ann...


Berlinale 2020, Stars on the front and back pages of the dailies, and tomorrow on the red carpets

By Alex Deleon,   Still a day to go before the opening of the 70th edition of the Berlin Film Festival and the local papers are already setting the stage and whetting the appetites of  local film fans with flashy front and back page features on top stars, for example Dame Helen Mirren, 74, and superannuated Hollywood superstar Harrison Ford, 77.    The Broadsheet Berliner Zeitung shows 'Her Maj...


Rights to Kalachakra documentary available: meet the team in Berlin

Documentary - Completed 2017 Immersed in the colorful and vibrant setting of Dharamsala (India) four characters from very different background come together to face their deepest fears as they approach the transformational power of the Kalachakra initiation, led by the Dalai Lama and followed by millions. Mythic ritual ceremony revealed for the first time and filmed in its integrity by Natalie Fuchs and her team. Narrated by Uma Thurman I was eight: my sister had passed a...


NRW @ Berlinale 2020: busy on all sections

The Berlin International Film Festival is the most important film festival in Germany - with a strong presence from the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. With a total of 28 funded productions, the film foundation is represented in all major festival series. In addition, for the sixth year in a row, it is the official main partner of the industry platform "Berlinale Series Market and Conference" (formerly "Drama Series Days") as part of the European Film Market (EFM). At the &ldq...


Voltage Pictures will launch international sales on director Timothy Woodward Jr.’s upcoming horror feature The Call

Voltage Pictures will launch international sales on director Timothy Woodward Jr.’s (Hickok, The Outsider, The Final Wish) upcoming horror feature The Call, starring the Saw franchise’s Tobin Bell and the Insidious franchise’s Lin Shaye at the upcoming European Film Market, it was announced today by President and COO Jonathan Deckter. The script is written by Patrick Stibbs.   The highly anticipated feature, currently in production, is produced by Wonderfilm Media&rsqu...


Arclight Films announce THE PORTABLE DOOR starring Christoph Waltz and Guy Pearce

Christoph Waltz and Guy Pearce Enter The Portable Door, A New Feature Film from The Jim Henson Company and Story Bridge Films Arclight Films handling worldwide sales   The Jim Henson Company and Story Bridge Films have announced the production of The Portable Door, a new fantasy-adventure-comedy feature adapted from Tom Holt’s popular 6-book fantasy series, starring Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained, Spectre), with Guy Pearce (The King’s Speech, L.A. Confidential), and Patr...


DOK.fest München in Berlin

Our team at Berlinale is now looking forward to the latest discoveries and inspiring encounters.         Daniel Sponsel Festival Director 25–28 February 2020 Adele Kohout Deputy festival director 20–26 February 2020 Ulla Wessler Programme  21–26 February 2020 Monika Haas Programme 21–28 February 2020 Sina Weber Marketplace 22–26 February 2020 Florina Vilgertsho...


First Look Footage in Berlin from Anti-Life aka BREACH (Bruce Willis) and ARTHUR & MERLIN: KNIGHTS OF CAMELOT (Richard Short)

Film Mode presents first look promo premieres for new sci-fi and fantasy features that raise the genre bar, featuring Bruce Willis, Thomas Jane, Rachel Nicols, Cody Kearsley and Richard Brake     Film Mode Entertainment presents first look footage via brand-new promo premieres of new sci-fi/action feature Anti-Life (aka Breach) and action/fantasy thriller, ARTHUR & MERLIN: KNIGHTS OF CAMELOT at the European Film Market (EFM) in Berlin.     Directed by JOHN ...


The Berlinale has renamed the Silver Bear - Alfred Bauer Prize on suspicions of Bauer's Nazi sympathy

The Berlinale Commissions Historical Expertise on Alfred Bauer and Awards a Special Prize for its 70th Anniversary In response to the recently published sources on the role of Alfred Bauer, the first director of the Berlin International Film Festival, in National Socialist film politics, the Berlinale has suspended the Silver Bear - Alfred Bauer Prize with immediate effect. Current newspaper reports suggest that Alfred Bauer had played a previously unknown role in the Nazi film bureaucr...


The team of the 8th WoS International Film Festival in town at Berlinale

FROM FEBRUARY 20 TO 27, THE WoS TEAM WILL BE ATTENDING THE BERLINALE ! Philippe Bachman CEO & Artistic Director Hervé Bougon Program Adviser   Sadia Robein General Manager     The 8 WoS International Film Festival is going to take place from 29 Septem...


Summer Hill Films at EFM 2020!

EFM is this week! To see our new line up and trailers at EFM, please visit us at the Stand MGB (Martin-Gropius-Bau) #121 with Multivisionnaire. To schedule a meeting, please respond to this email. The titles below are available for worldwide and select territories. Please contact us for info and for trailers and more please visit our website at!   Check out our new line up below.         ...


Christopher André Marks’ feature documentary KING OTTO planned for release

Piece of Magic Entertainment, Cinema Nolita and producer Shani Hinton have partnered on the worldwide theatrical release of Christopher André Marks’ upcoming feature documentary KING OTTO. The film chronicles the incredible underdog story of the 2004 Greek National Football team who, against all odds, won the European Championship under the leadership of legendary German football coach “King” Otto Rehhagel. The announcement was made tod...


Haus of Blockchain is launching at Berlinale February 21st to 25th

  Haus of Blockchain, an informative event bringing together the Film Industry and the Tech World is launching at Berlinale “Haus of Blockchain” opens during Berlinale 2020 a discussion about the  impact of the blockchain on the film industry. Haus of Blockchain brings together the leading minds of the international film-startup and tech scenes. Under the motto of blockchain x film, the meets-conference format braids together unexpected connections between the film sc...


Russian World Vision EFM 2020 Line-Up

RWV will be located at Marriott, suite 001 (Created in Moscow stand).     2020 | 96 min. | Russia WWII ...


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Catalan Films and institutions attending Berlinale - EFM 2020

  Catalan Films @ Berlinale - EFM 2020  Generation KPLUS Las Niñas 2020 / Pilar Palomero       ...


4 Exclusive Promos - Orange Studio EFM 2020

  The House of Dior worked closely on the costumes and sets of the film   Our EFM Line-Up   ...


Tokyo fest asian winner from China SUMMER KNIGHT picked up by Flash Forward Entertainment

Dear Berlinale Participants,   We are glad to announce that we have just picked up a visually riveting new film from China - SUMMER KNIGHT, a nostalgic and revealing drama of a modest Chinese family set in the wet summer of the 1990s. The film has won the Best Film Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival Asian Future section last Nov.    Below you could find our EFM lineup and screening schedule. We look forward to setting a meeting with you to discuss our curren...


Prolific Pictures skipping EFM

Greetings from Prolific Pictures! It's 2020!  We are in a new year, the year of the Rat, and a new decade, the Roaring 20's, and a new world for the entertainment industry.   We've been seeing changes coming for the last few years, but AFM 2019 was a defining moment: Le Merigot n'est plus, whole lower floors and upper hallways of the Loews were EMPTY, AFM going forward will be 6 days not 8. The markets are shrinking, and AFM 2019 we believe will be seen as ...


Summer Hill Entertainment/HS Productions bring Fantastic Japanese Anime Avaiable at EFM!

      We have amazing Japanese animation from HS Productions available for worldwide territories. Please read more below.   The Law of the Universe Part 0     Story Ray, Anna, Tyler, Halle, and Eisuke are five high school students who are suddenly wrapped up in a mysterious incident. An alien species called Grey abducts Halle’s sister and embeds her with a special chip inside her brain. The five stand up to s...


New Additions to Vision Films’ Line Up

Vision Films 333 Washington Blvd. #357 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292   ...


Göteborg Film Festival’s Nostradamus will make a guest performance at EFM Horizon

   "A Creative Explosion" –Nostradamus at EFM Horizon In a high-energy session, Göteborg Film Festival’s Nostradamus will make a guest performance at EFM Horizon, European Film Market’s hub dedicated to the transformation of the film and media sectors. In a presentation of the newly released 7th report ”A Creative Explosion”, media analyst and writer Johanna Koljonen offers a deep but high-paced look into topics such as the upcoming ...


IEFTA to host during EFM a panel focused on building relations between filmmakers and foundations

The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA), a Monaco based not for profit organization working with filmmakers from emerging economies, will partner for the second year in the “Berlinale Africa Hub,” an initiative of the European Film Market (EFM). Located in the Marriott Hotel Berlin, the Africa Hub provides an international forum for communication and networking for African filmmakers and creatives with distributors, buyers and other film profession...


EFM LINE-UP Rock Salt Releasing

EFM LINE-UP and SCREENING TIMES Feb 20-25, MGB Stand 166. ...

THE ROYAL BRIDE hits top 1 BO in 2020 - Available since Berlinale!

SKYLINE proudly presents the latest records of their films Vietnam | January 2020 | Drama Comedy | 120 mins THE ROYAL BRIDE A film by Nam Cito & Bao Nhan <The Cougar Queen>, <The Last Egg>, <The Muse Story> TRAILER   ...

All Rights Ent : Berlin EFM Line Up

All Rights Entertainment Team will be attending European Film Market from Feb 20th - 26th at GROPIUS BAU 157       IN PRODUCTION ______________________________   GULLIVER RETURNS   90' - Ukraine - 2020 - Adventure / Comedy / Family English    World traveler and adventurer Gulliver is invited to return to Lil...


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