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Ben Gibson, Director of schools, Bodo Knapheide, Head of Studies and Edith Forster, Head of Administration
A wine reception was held on the top floor of DFFB in front of industry, students and staff of Berlin’s German Film & Television Academy (dffb) in honour of newly appointed Director Ben Gibson? former director of the London Film School (LFS), he was also the founder of Making Waves program . He is the first non german to hold this position.
By Maria Esteves – February 17, 2016
The 5th bi-annual KIDS ROCK! Fall/Winter 2016 runway show was held at Skylight Moynihan Station, New York, Thursday, February 11, 2016. Presented by Haddad Brands, Rookie USA Presents KIDS ROCK! collection showcased the best in American children sportswear from top brands. From Levi’s slim denim jeans (510, 511), leggings and graphic tees; to Converse Chuck Taylor all-star canvas/leather sneakers, rubber rain boots, knit woven full-zip hoodie...
Elliott Gould, the versatile actor known for his roles in the movie M*A*S*H, his Oscar-nominated performance in Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, and more recently, his portrayal of old-time con artist Reuben Tishkoff in the trilogy Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve and Ocean’s Thirteen, will receive the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 22nd annual Sedona International Film Festival.
Gould will be pre...
Within the framework of the final preparations for the fifth edition of the Luxor African Film Festival (LAFF) taking place from the 17th to 23rd of March, 2016, festival director Azza Elhusseiny, revealed that the book entitled OMAR SHARIF IN THE EYES OF THE WORLD will be released during the festival days as a tribute to the memor...
The documentary filmmaker is recovering from pneumonia and had to cancel his trip to Berlinale.
He shared the following statement.
"It is with regret that Michael Moore has had to cancel his trip to the Berlin International Film Festival. Michael had been greatly looking forward to attending the Berlinale and presenting the European Premiere of Where To Invade Next, and would like to extend his continued thanks to his fans for their ongoing support of the project."
Where To I...
Highlights Press Conference CHANG JIANG TU (CROSSCURRENT) by Chao Yang at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.
Yang Chao (Director, Scriptwriter)
Gao Chun, a young captain, steers his cargo boat up the Yangtze river. His father has recently died and, according to his beliefs, his son is now responsible for liberating his soul. At the same time, Gao Chun is looking for the love of his life. But all the women he meets in all the different ports are the same person: a magical ...
Marco ‘Curumim’ Archer’s life changed abruptly when police at Jakarta airport seize 13.5 kilogrammes of cocaine hidden in his hang-glider. At first he managed to escape, hiding out in Indonesia for sixteen days before being arrested and sentenced to death. Eleven years later, on 17 January 2015, he was executed for drug dealing.
Using a hidden camera, Marco recorded his daily life in prison and asked director Marcos Prado to help him make this documentary. Interviews with f...
Inspired by true events, Exodus to Shanghai tells the story of two brave lovers on the eve of the Nazi invasion in 1938 Austria. Joining forces with Dr Ho, the Chinese consul who helped thousands of Jews flee Vienna, they make their way to the Orient Express and the promise of safe passage to China. With the help of music, martial arts and wisdom, they save thousands of Jews as they make their Exodus to Shanghai.
A few minutes before the photocall in Berlin Filmfestivals.com was interviewing...
(From left to right): Kacey Mottet Klein (Switzerland), Martha Canga Antonio (Belgium), María Valverde (Spain), Sara Serraiocco (Italy), Lou de Laâge (France), Daphné Patakia (Greece), Dieter Kosslick, Reinout Scholten van Aschat (The Netherlands), Tihana Lazović (Croatia), Jella Haase(Germany), Atli Óskar Fjalarsson (Iceland) and Richard Shen (CEO TESIRO)
By Maria Esteves – February 15, 2016
The NICHOLAS K Fall/Winter 2016 ARCOSANTI ready-to-wear runway show was held during New York Fashion Week at Skylight Moynihan Station, New York, Thursday, February 11, 2016. Inspired by founder and visionary urban architect Paolo Soleri (1919-2013), the family design duo Arcosanti combined urban chic and military style collection included silk gowns and dresses tied at the waist; knitted dresses; wool coats, leather jackets, military trench coat...
Japan’s leading actor Yōsuke Kubozuka who can next be seen in Martin Scorsese’s highly anticipated SILENCE is attached to star alongside three-time Emmy Award nominee Elizabeth Banks (THE HUNGER GAMES franchise, PITCH PERFECT 2) in Sloane U’Ren’s adventure drama RITA HAYWORTH WITH A HAND GRENADE, it was announced today by Radiant Films International’s President and CEO, Mimi Steinbauer.
Start of Principal Photography is slated to begin Fall 2016.
Legendary rock ‘n’ roll icon and Golden Globe® Nominee Debbie Harry (Hairspray) will co-star in Osgood Perkins’ I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, joining Golden Globe® Winner Ruth Wilson (“The Affair,” Saving Mr. Banks), Academy Award® Nominee Bob Balaban (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom), and recent Sundance breakout Lucy Boynton (Sing Street, February). Netflix will be the exclusive streaming home of the thriller, which Perkin...
Denis Côté Photo : AFP/Getty Images/Tobias Schwarz
Good Films has tapped two-time Academy Award®-winning Cinematographer, Janusz Kaminski (“Bridge of Spies,” “Schindler's List”), to direct its next film “The Postcard Killings”. Based on the Swedish crime novel of 2010, the screenplay, adapted by novelist Liza Marklund and Tove Alsterdal, uncovers a sinister series of murders as couples are ruthlessly killed across Europe. Sierra Affinity will be handling international sales for the project, which are a...
American Tim Robbins has been a successful working actor, director, writer and producer in Hollywood for almost 40 years. He won both an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance in Mystic River (D: Clint Eastwood, 2003), and a Best Actor Award at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival for his role in Robert Altman’s The Player (1992). His additional acting credits include such films as Bull Durham (D: Ron Shelton, 1988), Robert Altman’s Short Cuts (1993...
Important film figure in the indie scene, Ben Barenholtz, awarded a Berlinale Camera by festival director Dieter Kosslick at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival.
Honorific speech by Joel and Ethan Coen.
(From left to right/back row): Kacey Mottet Klein (Switzerland), Atli Óskar Fjalarsson(Iceland), Daphné Patakia (Greece), Richard Shen, CEO TESIRO, Sara Serraiocco (Italy), Reinout Scholten van Aschat (The Netherlands), Jella Haase (Germany), (front row) Lou de Laâge (France),Martha Canga Antonio (Belgium), Tihana Lazović (Croatia) and María Valverde (Spain).
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Geoffrey Rush, director Stanley Tucci and Armie Hammer in rehearsal
Stanley Tucci’s FINAL PORTRAIT, about the artist Alberto Giacometti, starts principal photography on 15 February. This, Tucci’s fifth directorial turn, is adapted from James Lord’s memoir ‘A Giacometti Portrait’.
Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush (Shine, Pirates of the Caribbean series) stars as ...
The team is in town to attend the Market Premiere of Exodus to Shangai and the after party at The Pearl
Michel Adam threw a Team Diner at the Marriott to prepare for a very busy day on February 12, including one on one interviews and photocall, Special features for Bunte, Stern and international press. Screening at 7.00 at DFF, followed by a red carpet - after party at The Pearl, the magnificent club next to Zoologischer Garten.
We see here below Anthony Hickox th...
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