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The 71st  Berlinale International Film Festival will be held March 1–5 (market) & June 9–20, 2021.
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The 71st  Berlinale International Film Festival will be held March 1–5 (market) & June 9–20, 2021.
Our team of festival ambassadors and reporters bring you the dailies from the Berlin Film Festival and European Film Market and keep an eye on past editions archives. 

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New Titles for Virtual EFM 2021 from Summer Hill Entertainment

We will be attending the VIRTUAL EFM 2021 Monday, February 22nd to Friday, March 5th. Get ready for our exciting EFM lineup to get access to our exclusive new projects! We will share it with you very soon. Please use the link below to arrange your virtual meeting. You can also contact our Sales Team directly. See you soon! 
Click here to arrange a meeting with us for Virtual EFM 2021    ...

‘Gunpoint’ New Suspense Thriller by Wild Eye/Summer Hill Films

Summer Hill Films LLC, a U.S. distributor and international sales and licensing company, has announced the DVD and VOD release of a suspenseful thriller, Gunpoint through Wild Eye Releasing.
In this thriller, inspired by a true story from 2000, a wealthy family that lives in a small high-end apartment is taken hostage. The invader psychologically tries to break David, the head of the household, as he tortures family members while David is forced to watch. TRAILER ...
When a teen group of conspiracy theorists tries to raid the infamous military base Area 51 in Nevada, no one gets in but someone gets out.  Sheera, a sexy alien warrior (Donna D’Errico - Playboy, Baywatch), uses a power glitch to escape from captivity..  Her escape using a portal gun sets off an energy signature that attracts the attention of her arch rival in space Sklarr (Chris Browning - Bob of Eli, Sons of Anarchy, Agent Carter, Ray Donovan).  Now Sheera must elude Jill, an Area 51 scientist (Veronica Farran) and Sklarr to rescue her fellow warrior, and find her way back to her planet.... Trailer

Red eyes from Summer Hill Entertainment & EFM Meetings

A cursed survivor of killings at the Amityville House brings evil to a small island where bizarre genetic experiments are carried out on humans and animal...


Gender Evaluation of the 2021 Film Selection

The Berlinale carried out its first comprehensive gender evaluation in 2019 and evaluated gender in the programme and the committees and management positions; this took place again in 2020 and now the Gender Evaluation 2021 is available for download. ...


Three Awards and 1,300 Meetings at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

  At this year's Berlinale Co-Production Market (March 1-5), three monetary awards were presented to selected feature film projects: The Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, the VFF Talent Highlight Award and the ARTEKino International Award. See the projects Berlinale Co-Production Market Awards Ceremony: Photo © Lydia Hesse / Berlinale 2021 At the Berlinale Co-Production Market (March 1 to 5), three monetary awards were presented to sele...


The Kompagnon-Fellowships 2021 by Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Talents

The Kompagnon-Fellowships, Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Talents, which support projects in their further development, go to Eliza Petkova (A Fish Swimming Upside Down) as well as this year’s Berlinale Talents “Doc Station” participant Jonas Matauschek and his co-director Christian Johannes Koch. © Foto: Daniel Seiffert See the awarded projects. © Constanze Schmitt The two Kompagnon-Fellowships, Perspektive Deutsches K...


WCF Day on March 5 With a Focus on “Decolonising Cinema”

Since 2004, the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF) has successfully supported film production in underserved regions with its increasingly differentiated funding programme (WCF, WCF Europe, WCF Africa, WCF ACP) and embarked on cultural diversity in German cinemas. The cooperation between production companies from these regions or countries and German / European production companies has also been promoted. “Mo...


EFM Day 3: 33 events at the tip of your mouse

  EFM Morning Brief with The Hollywood ReporterWith: Scott Roxborough, Julia FidelAccess: Online Market BadgeOrganiser: EFMType of Event: Podcast Synopsis Watch Event Wed Mar 0308:00 – 08:10 wherever you get your podcasts VoD  Download Sino-European Forum Session - P...


Berlinale Talents coming up events

Wednesday, 3rd Wed 13:00 - 14:30 CET Dream Team: Intercontinental Co-Production Thao Dong, Marie Dubas, Weijie Lai moderated by Dorothee Wenner Now Live Wed 16:00 - 17:30 CET Good Bye, Film Prize! moderated by Frank W. Albers, Florian Weghorn Wed 18:30 - 19:30 CET Dream On: Golden Bear Jury Ildikó Enyedi, Nadav Lapid , Adina Pintilie, Mohammad Rasoulof, Jasmila �...


Highland Film Group announces new disaster-action film “SUPERCELL” starring Alec Baldwin cast

  Highland Film Group Secures First Look Output Deal with Ryan Winterstern and Nathan Klingher’s  Newly Launched Production Entity HIGHLAND FILM GROUP HANDLING INTERNATIONAL SALES WITH CAA MEDIA FINANCE REPPING DOMESTIC Leading independent worldwide sales agent Highland Film Group announced today that it has entered into a non-exclusive first look output deal with Ryan Winterstern and Nathan Klingher’s newly launched production company Short Porch Pictures. Under the f...


Russian studio MEGOGO premieres its first series "Hook" at European Film Market

             MARKET PREMIER Mar 05 15:45 (UTC+1, Berlin time)   ROSKINO SHOWCASE Mar 03 11:50 – 13:00 ((UTC+1, Berlin time) HOOK TV-series is the first original show produced by video service MEGOGO, and it will be premiered at European Film Market on March 5. This is a story about a Russian hockey agent who finds himself in a center of sports corruption. Starring Yuri Kolokolnikov, Russian actor well-known in Holly...


DAY 3: Scandinavian Films at Berlin & EFM 2021

      • Meet us in Berlin    • Nordic films and events    • Free Industry Webinars        ...


Rock Salt Releasing new Titles at EFM



French cinema at the EFM: Day 3

Version:      All the news about French films for today, Wednesday, March 3, at the Simone, a woman of the century by Other Angle Pictures boards international sales on the biopic about Simone Veil, to be released in the USA through A Chiara by mk2 films Boards Jonas Carpignano’s New Feature ‘A Chiara’ (coproduced by Two of Us by The Party Film Sales Closes Further Deals on Oscar-Shortlisted...


HELD's official trailer and poster are out - check them out below!

  HELD THRILLER, HORROR / US / 94' DIRECTORS: Chris Lofing (The Gallows), Travis Cluff (The Gallows) FEATURING: Jill Awbrey, Bart Johnson A couple's ailing marriage is put to the test when they are held hostage in an isolated vacation rental by an unseen Voice that commands their every move and threatens harm if they don’t obey.   ...


The first Trailer for A BIRD FLEW IN (previously known as Alone)

ABFI_TRAILER_210202_WEB_FRIENDLY_COMING_SOON from Film Shed on Vimeo. A BIRD FLEW IN – A Goldfinch Entertainment production (Completed) "When the COVID 19 lock down is announced, the entire cast and crew of a feature film are sent home - alone. They are actors with no audience, production crew with no set and directors with no script. Couples fall apart, others come together and some find they are simply alone - A feature film composed of seven interlinked narratives...


First-Look Picture from Mel Gibson's Action Thriller 'Panama'

PANAMA directed by Mark Neveldine (Lionsgate Films’ Crank, Gamer) just wrapped principal photography in Puerto Rico The film, written by Daniel Adams (Roadside Attractions’ The Golden Boys), William R. Barber stars  Cole Hauser (Paramount Network’s “Yellowstone”), and two-time Academy Award® Winner Mel Gibson.  The film is a Yale Productions film produced by Jordan Beckerman, Jordan Yale Levine, Michelle Chydzik Sowa, ...


First-Look still of DeNiro-Malkovich in WASH ME IN THE RIVER

   WASH ME IN THE RIVER STATUS: Just wrapped production in Puerto Rico GENRE: Action, Thriller WRITERS: Adam Taylor Barker, Chris Sivertson DIRECTOR: Randall Emmett (Midnight in the Switchgrass)  CAST: two-time Academy Award® Winner Robert DeNiro (The Irishman, Taxi Driver), two-time Academy Award® nominee John Malkovich (Deepwater Horizon, Being John Malkovich), Jack Huston (American Hustle, Kill Your Darlings), Quavo (FX’s “Atlanta,” ABC’s...


Voltage Pictures has launched worldwide sales on the romantic comedy Per Tutta La Vita (For All Life)

Voltage Pictures is launching worldwide sales on the highly anticipated Italian-language romantic comedy Per Tutta La Vita (For All Life), from the team behind the most remade film of all-time Perfect Strangers, it was announced today by President and COO Jonathan Deckter. Voltage will begin talks on the hot title with buyers at the upcoming European Film Market.   Lauded Italian auteur Paolo Costella directs from a script he wrote with Paolo Genovese and Antonella Lattanzi. The film is p...


Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2, Cliffhanger) is set to direct the new horror The Refuge

    RENNY HARLIN’S NEW HORROR FILM  “THE REFUGE” is set to Start Principal Photography in April in Bulgaria, Yariv Lerner, Rob Van Norden, Gary Lucchesi, Michael McKay, Lori McCreary, and Harlin Producing Acclaimed blockbuster director Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2, Cliffhanger) is set to direct his next project, the new horror The Refuge from a script by action sci-fi writer Ben Sztajnkrycer. Casting is currently underway for th...



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