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International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

Founded in 1954, the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen is the oldest and one of the biggest short film festivals in the world, presenting four competitions for short films and videos and a number of special programmes.

Dok Leipzig - International Festival For Documentary And Animated Film

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established in 1955, competition for documentary and animated films, prizes with a total value of Euro 58.500, competitions, retrospectives and special programmes as well as industry offers (co-production meeting, digital market, discussions).

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The International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film - DOK Leipzig – is the largest German and one of the leading international festivals for artistic documentary and animated films.


It was founded in 1955 by the 'club of film-makers of the German Democratic Republic' (Club der Filmschaffenden der DDR) under the title “All-German Leipzig Week for Cultural and Documentary Film”, as the first independent film festival of the GDR. During the Cold War, the festival was a unique place of encounter and exchange for film-makers from East and West. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Leipzig Festival has developed into one of the most dynamic festivals for documentary and animated film, providing a high-quality programme and – since 2004 – additional industry offers.

Artistic animated film is an integral part of the festival for decades and is represented with its own, independent competition since 1995. This ‘twin-track character’ makes Leipzig unique in the festival landscape.

Traditionally, the Leipzig Festival stands for films advocating peace and human dignity. In view of its varied and exciting history, it celebrates freedom of mind and speech, as well as pointedly illustrated images. High-quality art house cinema, superbly narrated stories, a critical eye, subtle observation, tracing back history and scrutinizing the "memory of images" shape the Leipzig Festival’s character and diversity.

The DOK Festival’s film programme includes:

* International Competitions Documentary and Animated Film
* German Competition Documentary Film
* International Young Talent Documentary Competition
* Information and Special Programmes
* Retrospectives


DOK Industry Offers

Alongside the festival, DOK Leipzig organises a number of industry offers for film-makers, producers, commissioning editors, theatrical exhibitors, distributors, journalists and documentary newcomers. Under the title "DOK Industry" the festival provides networking opportunities for film-makers, producers and international industry professionals, financing opportunities for new film ideas, arranges co-productions and presents recently completed productions to festival programme organisers, distributors and TV buyers.


DOK Industry offers include:

* DOK Market Digital
* International DOK Leipzig Co-production Meetings
* DOK Summit – Panel Discussions
* Leipzig Screening
* Workshops and Master Classes



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Generation section of the Berlinale 2009 received over 1000 entries

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Thirteen films have already been selected to participate in the Generation section of the Berlinale 2009 - seven in Kplus and six in 14plus. A record number of more than 1000 films have been submitted this year.For the first time, Generation will screen a documentary for its younger audiences in the Kplus competition. In Los herederos, Mexican director Eugenio Polgovsky sensitively but persistently observes how hard work defines the lives and existence of children and their families. “We canno...

Europa, Europa-Felix Takes the Danes

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 For his "coming of age", the European Film Award- formerly known as Felix- has come for the first time to Scandinavia, to the lovely and lively -but horribly expensive- fairy tale capital of Denmark, home of the world's oldest, continuous monarchy - representatives of which will royally grace the 21st EFA Ceremony on- perhaps aptly enough- St Nicholas's Day (or December 6th for humbug-free non-believers and infidels, though I must chose my words carefully in multi-culti København)...

The animago Award in Karlsruhe and the Porsche Award in Ludwigsburg:

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The animago Award in Karlsruhe and the Porsche Award in Ludwigsburg: Students of animation from the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg recognized for outstanding work”Best Character” – ”Best Technical Implementation” – ”Best Visualization” – 3 of this year's eleven animago trophies were handed to students from the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg. Heiko von der Scherm, Onni Pohl and Thilo Ewers were honored at the animago AWARDs 2008 awards ceremony on November 12 within the ”dig...

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Filmkulturpreis Mannheim-Heidelberg

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The FILMKULTURPREIS MANNHEIM-HEIDELBERG, an award honoring individuals, institutions and companies who have been patronizing German film culture for years, has been presented to six laureates.These laureates have been announced on the evening of Nov. 9, 2008 by four presenters: German actresses Jana Pallaske, Bernadette Heerwagen, Leslie Malton and Franziska Petri. ...

Clara" opens the 57. International Filmfestival in Mannheim

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Special Screening and Pre-PremiereThe 57th International Filmfestival drew its curtain on Nov. 7 at 8pm in Mannheim with the Pre-Premiere "Clara", the moving biography of pianist Clara Schumann. Director Helma Sanders-Brahms as well as main character Pascal Gréggory were in attendence at the solemn Special Screening as well as the filmtalks afterwards. ...

Studio Babelsberg is new cooperation partner for SHOOTING STARS

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European Film Promotion presents European acting talents for the twelfth year at the 2009 Berlinale European Film Promotion (EFP) will be cooperating for the first time at the Berlin International Film Festival 2009 with Studio Babelsberg for the SHOOTING STARS programme. Both sides agreed to a long-term collaboration with a focus on the international promotion of young talents. During the 2009 edition of the film festival in Berlin, EFP will be presenting ten outstanding young European actors ...

Emily Atef (The Stranger in me) wins Grand Prix in Sao Paulo

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Last Thursday saw the 32nd Sao Paulo International Film Festival come to an end with a double success for THE STRANGER IN ME (DAS FREMDE IN MIR). Director Emily Atef won the prize for the „Best Film", and the prize for „Best Actress" went to Susanne Wolff. Wim Wenders, the festival's guest of honour, was presented with the „Humanity Award".German films were not only in large numbers in the competition, but also in the festival's other sections. Altogether, the festival showed 29 German fil...

DOK Leipzig 2008 will screen 114 films from 29 countries

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51st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film27 October - 2 November 2008DOK Leipzig 2008 will be presenting an exciting and top-quality animated film programme. 114 films from 29 countries – a cross-section of the current artistic work - were selected from some 600 submissions. The two-genre festival places a particular focus on, among other things, its border-hoppers, the animated documentaries and presents the special programme „Animadok – More Than Just Reality...

Edgar Reitz is Jury President at Mannheim Heidelberg Fest

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German film director Edgar Reitz will preside over the International Jury at the 57th Mannheim- Heidelberg Filmfestival 2008. The jury, consisting of Reitz („Heimat“), Alexander Bohr, editor at the German national TV station ZDF, Canadian film producer Paul Martin Hus, Russian Raissa Fomina, the owner of Intercinema, and Jaana Puskala, Head of Promotion at the Finnish Film Commission, will confer the main awards at the Grand Festival Finale on 16 November, among which are the Main Award of M...

International viral video award

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The Online-Voting for the nominated 24 Virals started!We received more than 500 entries. We’ve seen thrilling, serious, hilarious and unique films and the jury nominated 24 videos to take part in the competition.Until the 6th of Nov. you can enjoy them at www.viralvideoaward.com.Now vote your favourite virals! Awards: Audience award worth € 500,-Jury prize worth € 500,-Jury:Johnny Haeusler (Spreeblick.com)Harald Martenstein (DIE ZEIT, Der Tagesspiegel. u.a.)Mathias Blüm (Clipfish.de)Award...

Filmfest Hamburg ends its journey through 134 film worlds

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Last night the 16th Filmfest Hamburg came to ist close with the German premiere of the Belgian-French road movie “Eldorado” in the presence of director Bouli Lanners.The 16th Filmfest Hamburg opened with the mountaineering drama “North Face”. The German premiere was attended by director Philipp Stölzl, lead actress Johanna Wokalek and the two actors Simon Schwarz and Georg Friedrich. This year’s Douglas-Sirk-Award was presented to the director Atom Egoyan. The renowned award is presen...

The Berlinale Talent Campus Focus 2009: Turning Points

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59th Berlin International Film Festival (5. - 15. February 2009)The Berlinale Talent Campus 2009 will address the theme: “Suddenly, It All Happened – The turning point in close-up”. Storytelling is one of the central aspects of successful filmmaking and is as old as humanity itself. Stories have always connected people to their culture. It is a communication medium used to influence others, to seduce, convince or even manipulate them. It can explain certain things or keep people and events...

European Film Market (EFM) is expanding

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For the European Film Market 2009, there will be a prime new exhibition space in addition to the Martin-Gropius-Bau – the EFM Marriott Offices in the prestigious Marriott Hotel on Potsdamer Platz.“We are delighted that the EFM has found an excellent new home in close proximity to the Martin-Gropius Bau (MGB). With the two venues we will be able to satisfy the growing interest at the Berlinale Market”, commented EFM Director, Beki Probst.The EFM’s Marriott location will be concentrated on...

58TH BERLIN FESTIVAL OPENS WITH MICK, AND MARTY, AND PEN AND BEN ... - Part 1

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2008 is not only the 58th edition of this major European film festival, all told, but it is also the ninth anniversary of the move from West Berlin to Potsdamer Platz in the actual physical center of the new undivided Berlin. The present location, now an ultra-modern stand of new architecture including the space age SONY Center, a film museum, many upscale restaurants and two sets of state-of-the-art  cinema multiplexes among its many attractions,  was once a No-Man’s-Land hugging the sinis...

Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6 And the Berlin Today Award 2008 goes to..."

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Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6 with Dieter Kosslick, Dorothee Wenner, Stephen Daldry and Gustavo Santaolalla Match Factor by Maheen Zia from Pakistan winner of the Berlin Today Award 2008 Yesterday evening (Saturday, Feb 9) festival director Dieter Kosslick and Campus director Dorothee Wenner opened the Berlinale Talent Campus 2008 before a crowd of ca. 600 invited guests in the Hebbel am Ufer theatre, HAU 1. Until Feb 14, 350 Talents from about 100 countries will meet with intern...

Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6 And the Berlin Today Award 2008 goes to..."

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Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6 with Dieter Kosslick, Dorothee Wenner, Stephen Daldry and Gustavo Santaolalla Match Factor by Maheen Zia from Pakistan winner of the Berlin Today Award 2008Yesterday evening (Saturday, Feb 9) festival director Dieter Kosslick and Campus director Dorothee Wenner opened the Berlinale Talent Campus 2008 before a crowd of ca. 600 invited guests in the Hebbel am Ufer theatre, HAU 1. Until Feb 14, 350 Talents from about 100 countries will meet with internation...

Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6

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Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #6 with Dieter Kosslick, Dorothee Wenner, Stephen Daldry and Gustavo Santaolalla Match Factor by Maheen Zia from Pakistan winner of the Berlin Today Award 2008Yesterday evening (Saturday, Feb 9) festival director Dieter Kosslick and Campus director Dorothee Wenner opened the Berlinale Talent Campus 2008 before a crowd of ca. 600 invited guests in the Hebbel am Ufer theatre, HAU 1. Until Feb 14, 350 Talents from about 100 countries will meet with internation...

And the Berlin Today Award 2008 goes to...

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This Sunday (Feb 10) evening, the Berlin Today Award 2008 will be handed by director Wim Wenders to the winner of this year’s competition round during a networking dinner held by the Campus. The fifth Berlin Today Award goes to Maheen Zia from Pakistan for her short film Match Factor, which competed against the documentary Berlin Hair Today from Ole Bendtzen and the drama The Last Wash from Ville Jankeri. Anneke Kim Sarnau and Navid Akhavan played the leading roles in this intense story about ...

Berlinale Camera for Karlheinz Böhm and Otto Sander

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Since 1986, the Berlin International Film Festival has presented the Berlinale Camera to film personalities or institutions to which it feels particularly indebted and wishes to express its thanks with this award. Austrian actor Karlheinz Böhm will be honoured with the Berlinale Camera at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival for his achievements in German film and his humanitarian engagement as founder of the organization "Menschen für Menschen". Berlin actor, radio play and v...

Pack Up Your Bags And Head East......To Berlin

 Tuesday, February 5---------In the non-stop romp that is the international film festival circuit, the travelling nomads of the film industry, who have just unpacked their bags from stints in Palm Springs, Park City and Santa Barbara, are turning eastward towards the Berlin Film Festival, which opens on Thursday evening. After a tame Sundance and an Oscar season that ignored some of world cinema's best achievements (what, no 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS or PERSPEPOLIS or THE ORPHANAGE or THE EDGE...

All Eyes On Berlin

 Tuesday, February 5---------In the non-stop romp that is the international film festival circuit, the travelling nomads of the film industry, who have just unpacked their bags from stints in Palm Springs, Park City and Santa Barbara, are turning eastward towards the Berlin Film Festival, which opens on Thursday evening. After a tame Sundance and an Oscar season that ignored some of world cinema's best achievements (what, no 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, 2 DAYS or PERSPEPOLIS or THE ORPHANAGE or THE EDGE...
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