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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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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     ...

Wrongly Accused. Murdered. Back For Revenge - 'BLACKSTOCK BONEYARD' - Sneak Peak

  BLACKSTOCK BONEYARD Supernatural, Horror, Suspense - 82 mins - US Release: June 8, 2021 ...

EFM line-up for Generation X Group® GmbH

THE HATCHING   Synopsis: Tim returns to his peaceful childhood village after the death of his father. But the place harbors some bad memories for him: as a teenager, Tim and his friends stole crocodile eggs from the nearby zoo and one of his friends got killed by a crocodile. Now bad things start to happen again in the moors of Somerset: People keep disappearing and mutilated human body parts keep showing up. Tim soon realizes that the crocodile eggs he stole 15 years ago have hatche...

Film Mode Entertainment and Screen Media Ventures Announce Berlin Premieres of SENIOR MOMENT and TRIGGER POINT

First-look footage from the features, comedy SENIOR MOMENT, starring WILLIAM SHATNER,  JEAN SMART and CHRISTOPHER LLOYD and action-thriller TRIGGER POINT, starring BARRY PEPPER, COLM FEORE, LAURA VANDERVOORT will be shown to EFM buyers for the first time.   EXCLUSIVE FIRST-LOOK CLIP FROM SENIOR MOMENT   In partnership with Screen Media, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment company, Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment today announced the acquis...

VIDEO: when Radu Jude & Ada Solomon find out they won the Golden Bear for Best Film (Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn)

Radu Jude couldn't believe it when he got the call telling him and producer Ada Solomon about their Golden Bear win for "Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn" (Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc). "It's really, really overwhelming," says Radu, after the realisation sinks in. "I'm always full of doubts... When something like this happens, you lose some of the doubts." Many congratulations! What an achievement! ...

VIDEO: Berlinale 2021: The Award Winners of the Competition

Katia Pascariu © Silviu Ghetie / Micro Film 2021 - Director Radu Jude © Silviu Ghetie Golden Bear for Best Film: Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc (Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn) by Radu Jude                                       Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize: Guzen to sozo (Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy) by Ryusuke Hamaguchi Silver Bear Jury Prize: Herr B...

Nordic Screenings Friday, March 5

      • Nordic films and events    • Meet us Online    • Co-producing witht the Nordics        ...

First look photo of ONE WAY, starring Colson Baker, Kevin Bacon, and Travis Fimmel

  Sharing with you a first look photo of ONE WAY, starring Colson Baker (also known as recording artist Machine Gun Kelly), Kevin Bacon, and Travis Fimmel. Highland Film Group repped ww rights at EFM. Key info on the film below:   Photo - https://we.tl/t-MT3KaocdFR L: Colson Baker as Freddy, R: Kevin Bacon as Freddy’s father, Fred Snr. Photo credit – Dan Anderson. Courtesy of Highland Film Group   ONE WAY  STATUS: In post-production GENRE:&nb...

EFM Closing Day: DAILIES from EFM Virtual 2021 Edition Events & Line-Up

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.  WATCH OUR VIDEO COVERAGE TRAILERS INTERVIEWS AND AMBIANCE I  PHOTOS  I #berlinale I I Berlinale 2020 I Berli...

VIDEO: How Olga Lucovnicova discovered she won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film 2021

Big news for Olga Lucovnicova, who just received the Golden Bear for Best Short Film for her documentary "My Uncle Tudor" (Nanu Tudor). In this powerful film, Olga dares to confront her dark family history and her own trauma. She says: "Three years ago, I was in Berlin visiting the Film Museum and saw Berlinale posters. I was thinking, it would be so amazing just to go there." And now she has gone and won a Golden Bear! Huge congrats, Olga! May you continue on your fear...

VIDEO: Announcement of the Jury Decisions: Berlinale Shorts & Generation

  The Awards of Berlinale Shorts   The International Short Film Jury of Berlinale Shorts has decided upon the following awards: Golden Bear for Best Short Film for Nanu Tudor (My Uncle Tudor) by Olga Lucovnicova; Silver Bear Jury Prize (Short Film) for Xia Wu Guo Qu Le Yi Ban (Day Is Done) by Zhang Dalei; Berlin Short Film Candidate for the European Film Awards for Easter Eggs by Nicolas Keppens. See the detailed awards and jury statements. Golden...

VIDEO: Live Announcement of the Jury Decisions: Competition & Encounters: March 5 11.45

Join us for the video presentations of the decisions of the International Jury and the Encounters Jury. The International Jury: Jasmila Žbanić (director, Bosnia and Herzegovina) Gianfranco Rosi (director, Italy) Mohammad Rasoulof (director, Iran) Nadav Lapid (director, Israel) Adina Pintilie (director, Romania) Ildikó Enyedi (director, Hungary)   The Encounters Jury: Florence Almozini (programmer, France) Diedrich Diederichsen (editor and publisher, Germany) Cecilia Bar...

EFM Day 5: 15 events at the tip of your mouse

  EFM Morning Brief with IndiewireWith: Eric Cohen, Julia FidelAccess: Online Market BadgeOrganiser: EFMType of Event: PodcastIndiewire Synopsis Watch Event Fri Mar 0508:00 – 08:10 wherever you get your podcastsDownload The Wisdom of the Day with Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo ChatrianWit...

EVENT: Live Pitch 5th, march 2021 - Digital Film Market for Women - during Berlinale 2021

Join us for a live pitch event and Virtual Market during the 2021 Berlinale Film Festival. Watch as filmmakers seeking distribution pitch their feature films to an industry panel of international buyers and distributors. Follow along as these directors receive live feedback on their projects and stick around afterwards for an audience Q&A.   RSVP: http://ffla030521.eventbrite.com To discover more about the films participating visit: https://cinemarket.io/event/...

New action-thriller GASOLINE ALLEY starring Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson, Devon Sawa - Highland Film Group handling international

Golden Globe winner Bruce Willis (Universal Pictures’ Glass, Twentieth Century Fox’s Die Hard franchise), Luke Wilson (Wes Anderson’s The Royal Tenenbaums, MGM’s Legally Blonde), Devon Sawa (Hunter Hunter, upcoming Black Friday) are on board to star in the new crime action-thriller Gasoline Alley, directed by Edward Drake (Cosmic Sin, Broil) from a script by Tom Sierchio (New York City International Film Festival winner The Girl Who Invented Kis...

Atlas Distribution Company To Theatrically Release March 19th Chilling Thriller “Dark State"

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Atlas Distribution Company has acquired Lucca Films in association with Creative Partners International & Realize Studios chilling thriller “Dark State,” from writer/director Tracy Lucca (“The Finders”) which will open theatrically on March 19, beginning in Dallas, Washington DC, Chicago, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, and Austin before extending into Los Angeles & New York, among other markets.  The film will next launch across the North American continent (US &am...

Hell Has Come To Feed - 'AMITYVILLE POLTERGEIST' - New horror from Breaking Glas Pictures       

WW Rights - Completed and Available 2021 Acquisition: AMITYVILLE POLTERGEIST  Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to announce a recent acquisition for worldwide rights on a brand new hair raising horror, 'AMITYVILLE EXORCISM'. AMITYVILLE POLTERGEIST Horror | 89 mins | English   The terrifying tale of Amityville is Back. When a young man encounters a weekend of horrors after taking a house sitting job from a spooky old woman. WW Rights ...

Gravitas Ventures, has acquired worldwide rights to Brian Morrison’s captivating feature documentary “Bastards’ Road"

Gravitas Ventures, a Red Arrow Studios company, has acquired worldwide rights to Brian Morrison’s captivating feature documentary “Bastards’ Road. ” The gifted Morrison’s first film, winner of seven festivals in 2020, will be released across all TVOD/Digital platforms & DVD throughout the North American continent beginning on May 11th, 2021 leading into Memorial Day, with an international expansion planned for later this year.  “Bastards’ Road...

French cinema at the EFM: Day 4

  Version:      All the news about French films for today, Thursday, March 4, 2021, at the EFM (European Film Market) 2021! Click here to visit UniFrance's virtual stand (access reserved for participants with market accreditation). French film screenings (market premieres and the Berlinale) Xavier Beauvois (Competition) International sales:  Damien Odoul (Panorama) International sales:  Jacqueline Lent...

VIDEO: THE KID 100th Anniversary commemorative trailer and poster revealed

  Piece of Magic Entertainment and MK2 Films ANNOUNCE CHARLIE Chaplin PARTNERSHIP   Credit: © Roy Export Co. Ltd Piece of Magic Entertainment and mk2 Films today announce their Charlie Chaplin film collection partnership, as THE KID (1921) celebrates its centenary year. The international theatrical distribution company and one of France’s biggest independent film companies will collaborate to release Chaplin’s iconic films in cinemas worldwide. A...

Phoenix closes Empires Studios "Cannibal Cabin" and "Death Ranch" for North America Uk and Japan

PHOENIX CLOSES EMPIRES STUDIOS CANNIBAL CABIN AND DEATH RANCH FOR NORTH AMERICA, UK, JAPAN IN BERLIN   Jamie McLeod-Ross & Charley McDougall founders of British production company Empire Studios are the producers and exec producers of CANNIBAL CABIN and DEATH RANCH. The boys had a very busy 2020 with Neil Marshall’s, (Descent, Centurion, Game Of Thrones) latest feature ‘THE RECKONING” due for cinematic release in the UK and USA 2021.  ...

Luvit Media Sales Launch international sales for The Pantani Affair at the EFM

Independent production company Mr.Arkadin Film today announced that international sales of its David di Donatello-nominated The Pantani Affair (Il Caso Pantani) are launching at this year’s EFM, handled by Iuvit Media Sales. The biographical drama, written, directed and produced by filmmaker and Mr.Arkadin Film founder Domenico Ciolfi (Passaggio a vuoto), explores the last five years of champion cyclist Marco Pantani’s life, including the events surrounding a doping scandal during...

VIDEO: Women In Film and Television Germany EFM Online-event on romantic comedies

"All you need is love - Reimagining Romantic Comedies" – Worldwide great response to Woman in Film and Television Germany's (WIFT Germany) online event on Romantic Comedies with female filmmakers from four continents at the 71st Berlinale.   Chairwoman of the Board Nicole Ackermann: "It is great to see WIFT International at work. This event is also a reflection of the diversity, depth and breadth of our network. It thus stands very concretely for what...

EFM - Arclight Films locks French distribution for Sundance's POSSESSOR by Brandon Cronenberg

Arclight Films’ chairman Gary Hamilton announced today the company has locked French distribution in all media for the critically acclaimed Sundance Official Selection sci-fi thriller Possessor, written and directed by Brandon Cronenberg with The Jokers Films. Possessor, starring Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Sean Bean, and Jennifer Jason Leigh, was released on October 2nd in the U.S. by Neon Films and became one of the top 10 most successful indie releases of the year. The film...

Tom Clancy's Without Remorse Debut Trailer

  Launching Globally on Prime Video April 30th, 2021 Check out the Official Trailer: Directed by Stefano Sollima Written by Taylor Sheridan and Will Staples Produced by Akiva Goldsman, Josh Appelbaum, André Nemec, Michael B. Jordan Starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lauren London, Brett Gelman, Jacob Scipio, Jack Kesy, Colman Domingo, Todd Lassance, Cam Gigandet, Luke Mitchell and Guy Pearce An elite Navy ...

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