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The awards and figures of the 9th edition of MyFrenchFilmFestival!

  The 9th edition of the first online French-language film festival has just ended. With 10 million views, the festival recorded its second best result since its creation. The Directors' Jury Prize was awarded to Fabien Gorgeart. The festival records its second best result In 2019, the festival racked up 10 million views throughout the world in more than 200 territories.  The 5 countries accounting for the most views on the MyFrenchFilmFestival...

Best Festival Strategist 2019 - France awarded to Bruno Chatelin

  Bruno Chatelin filmfestivals.com co founder former head of Fox and Sony Theatrical ditribution in France has been awarded Best Festival Strategist 2019 - France Recognised Leaders in Film Marketing Consulting Services - France   ...

Writers Merja Aakko and Mika Ronkainen win the 2019 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize for All the Sins

  Merja Aakko and Mika Ronkainen, writers of All the Sins (Kaikki Synnit), are the recipients of the 2019 Nordisk Film & TV Fond Prize – this was announced at a ceremony during the TV Drama Vision event at Göteborg Film Festival tonight. This year's award is the third annual award for outstanding writing of a Nordic drama series, funded by Nordisk Film & TV Fond. The NOK 200 000 prize is awarded the main writer(s) of the series. An addictively intriguing c...

VIDEO: Berlinale Camera for Agnès Varda | Berlinale 2019

"It is given with warmth, I know it." Agnès Varda received one of the Berlinale Cameras this year. We've collected the highlights of Wednesday's ceremony for you. ...

VIDEO: Independent Juries Awards Highlights | Berlinale 2019

  Next to our Official Juries, every year a number of Independent Juries award prizes to our festival's entries. Here's our highlights of yesterday's press conference with the winners of the Independent Juries. ...

VIDEO: Honorary Golden Bear for Charlotte Rampling

Cinema making can change ways of thinking! Charlotte Rampling was awarded the Honorary Golden Bear for her exceptional artistic career within the international film world. Here's our roundup of the ceremony.   Video highlights from her press conference.       ...

Golden Bear for Best Film: Synonymes press conference

(Saïd Ben Saïd, Navid Lapid, Tom Mercier, © Lindsay Bellinger 2019)   By LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   Director/writer Navid Lapid and the star of his film, newcomer Tom Mercier, were charming and authentic during the press conference after their exquisite film Synonymes (Synonyms) won the big prize, the Golden Bear for Best Film, at the 2019 edition of the Berlinale.     (Navid Lapid, Tom Mercier © Lindsay Bellinger 2...

Awards of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival

PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL JURY Members of the Jury: Juliette Binoche (Jury President), Justin Chang, Sandra Hüller, Sebastián Lelio, Rajendra Roy and Trudie Styler GOLDEN BEAR FOR BEST FILM (awarded to the film’s producers) Synonymes Synonyms Synonyme by Nadav Lapid  SILVER BEAR GRAND JURY PRIZE Grâce à Dieu By the Grace of God Gelobt sei Gott by François Ozon SILVER BEAR ALFRED BAUER PRIZE for a feature film that opens new perspectives ...

Berlinale 2019: Crystal Bears and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk (The Children’s Charity of Germany) Awards in Generation Kplus

  The members of the Children’s Jury in Generation Kplus – Lorenz Deutsch, Luis Leonard Hanft, Jonas Khadiri, Sarah Marie Paulick, Pepe Reisinger, Anouk Sommerfeldt, Rosalie Stauffacher, Nikita Takasaki, Johanna Wallrafen, Liv Grete Weinhold and Helene Zschaubitz – give the following awards:   Crystal Bear for the Best Film: Une colonie (A Colony) by Geneviève Dulude-De Celles, Canada In the winning film, the lives of teenagers are depicte...

Ulrich Seidl produced DIE KINDER DER TOTEN wins the FIPRESCI Award at Berlinale’s Forum

    On Friday 15 February 2019 “Die Kinder der Toten” took home the FIPRESCI prize in Berlinale’s Forum, exactly one week after its world premiere. “Die Kinder der Toten”, directed by the film and performance collective Nature Theater of Oklahoma (Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska), is a free-wheeling cinematic adaptation of Elfriede Jelinek’s monumen...

The Compass-Perspektive-Award for Born in Evin.

The Compass-Perspektive-Award for the Best Film in the Programme goes to Maryam Zaree for Her Film Born in Evin. Congratulations!   On the final evening of Perspektive Deutsches Kino, jury members Trini Götze, Jerry Hoffmann and Andrea Hohnen presented the Compass-Perspektive-Award 2019 for the best film. The distinction goes to the film Born in Evin by Maryam Zaree. The award is endowed with prize money in the amount of 5,000 euros and was presented this year for the third time. As ...

The Two Kompagnon-Fellowships for Berlinale Talents and Perspektive Deutsches Kino

The Two Kompagnon-Fellowships for Berlinale Talents and Perspektive Deutsches Kino Go to Ana-Felicia Scutelnicu and Julian Pörksen Respectively. Congratulations! Today, on the final evening of Perspektive Deutsches Kino, once again two Kompagnon-Fellowships were awarded. The prizes are presented for a new project to one author and/or director from Berlinale Talents 2019 as well as to a director from the 2018 edition of Perspektive Deutsches Kino. The awards are each endowed with prize mo...

Berlinale 2019: Crystal Bears and the Awards In Generation 14plus

   Berlinale 2019: Crystal Bears and the Awards by the Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education) In Generation 14plus The members of the Youth Jury Generation 14plus - Theodor Bittner Rosser, Christian Däbritz, Johanna Deventer, Pauline Rebmann, Avesta Schiefer, Alanza Clarice Leigh Lovejoy Schmidt, and Janek Sommerfeldt - give the following awards: Crystal Bear for the Best Film: Hölmö nuori sydän (Stupid Youn...

33. TEDDY AWARDS – The Queer Film Award at the Berlin International Film Festival

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  The seven members of the international jury view films of queer interest within all sections of the Berlinale. Three films are nominated and one wins in each of the categories: best feature film, best documentary/essay film and the best short film. The jury furthermore presents its Special Jury Award and the TEDDY Readers’ Award powered by queer.de. The TEDDY for the Best Feature Film goes to Breve historia del planeta verde (Brief Story from the Green Planet) Santiago Lo...

SYNONYMES by Nadav Lapid and DAFNE by Federico Bondi won the FIPRESCI Prizes at Berlin International Filmfestival 2019

The cast and crew of Israeli filmmaker Navid Lapid's wonderfully splendid film Synonymes (Synonyms) were all smiles as they hit the red carpet for the world premiere of their film on February 13, 2019. Photo by LINDSAY R. BELLINGER   The Jury of the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique, FIPRESCI, awarded three films this Friday evening at the Berlin International Filmfestival 2019. One each in the sections Internationa...

Award Winners 25th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas

Audiences' attendance reached almost 33.000 members during 25th VIFFAC edition. Several French distribution companies contacted us already to inquire about eventual movie acquisitions. French Culture Minister Franck Riester visited our Open Ressource Center and attended opening ceremony. THANK YOU ALL FOR THIS INCREDIBLE NEW SUCCESS!! 26th VIFFAC - Vesoul International Film Festival ...

Göteborg Film Festival wrapped up the 42nd edition

  After eleven amazing festival days with a programme of 400 films from 83 countries, seminars, talks, parties and a great industry programme, the 42nd edition of Göteborg Film Festival closed. With a record high industry attendees and a festival audience of 130,000 visits we look back at some of the highlights from the largest film festival in the Nordics.  Now the Göteborg Film Festival team head for Berlinale 2019. Read more below about our TV drama showcase at Eur...

VIDEO: Masterclass with André Téchiné

André Téchiné gave a masterclass february 11, in the frame of Berlinale Talents it was moderated by Peter Cowie   The experience of nascent and confusing feelings is vital to the cinema of André Téchiné (Farewell to the Night, Competition). The French master shares insights into the characters he chooses to create, like the rebellious youths of his 1994 success Wild Reeds and the later Being 17, which premiered at the Be...

Berlinale Camera to a very moved Wieland Speck

  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...

2018 NYC Indie Film Fest Winner, Chimera - Distribution Deal!

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Special Announcement: the winner of Best Costumes and Best Production Design at our 2018 festival, Chimera (starring Oscar-nominee Kathleen Quinlan and Emmy-nominee Henry Ian Cusick), has secured a distribution deal and is set to release in April of this year! We are so proud of the brilliant filmmakers involved and honored to have featured their work in our festival. Check out the trailer below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKCevLHGirQ ...

Champions and The Realm winners at the Goya Awards

             The 33rd edition of the Spanish Academy of Film Arts and Sciences Awards, aka The Goyas, took place in Sevilla. Surpringly, the film winning all major categories didn´t get the Goya for Best Film. The political thriller The Realm by Rodrigo Sorogoyen – co-produced with France – ended up with seven Goyas: including Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Galician Luis Zahera) and Best L...

Films from San Sebastian Fest triumph in the 33rd Goya Awards

                Eight films presented at the last edition of the San Sebastian Festival were acknowledged with 16 accolades at the 33rd Goya Awards. El Reino (The Realm), selected for the Official Selection, was the big winner of the night with seven awards. The film by Rodrigo Sorogoyen won the awards for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Leading Actor (Antonio de la Torre), Best Supporting Actor (Luis Zahera), Best Editing, Best Sound ...

Berlinale Camera to Herrmann Zschoche

Presentation of Berlinale Camera to Herrmann Zschoche will take place Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 11.00 am at Kino International in the presence of Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick Since 1986, the Berlinale Camera has been a way for the Berlin International Film Festival to honour and show gratitude towards individuals and institutions that have a special connection with the festival and have made an extraordinary contribution to the world of filmmaking. The ceremony w...

Party with SBIFF Winners, In Love and War wins Audience Award

  The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG®, will return for the 35th edition January 15 – 25, 2020. 200+ Films featuring over 120 World and US premieres, Industry Panels, Celebrity Tributes, and Educational and Free Community Programs will be held throughout Santa Barbara, including the Arlington and Lobero Theatres. "We're so grateful to all of our honorees, filmmakers, attendees, sponsors, press and volunteers for making the 34t...

Berlinale Camera to Wieland Speck

Presentation of Berlinale Camera to Wieland Speck will take place Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 5.15 pm at Meistersaal, Köthener Straße 38, 10963 Berlin  in the presence of Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick   Since 1986, the Berlinale Camera has been a way for the Berlin International Film Festival to honour and show gratitude towards individuals and institutions that have a special connection with the festival and have made an extraordinary contribution t...
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