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The 70th Berlinale International Film Festival will be held from February 20 to March 1, 2020.
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EFM/Berlin from February 8 through 13. 

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Berlinale Day 1 schedule of events



Thursday, Feb 7, 2019 International Jury  PPress Center at the Grand Hyatt Berlin 10.30    Photo Call 10.40    Q&A International Jury Competition  12.00 CinemaxX 7 / 12.15  CinemaxX 3 Press screening The Kindness of Strangers by Lone Scherfig, 14.10    Photo Call, Hyatt 14.25    Press Conference, Hyatt Berlinale Special Gala 15.00    Press screening Gully Boy by Zoya Akhtar, Cinemax...


The Paris Plot to shop in Berlin for producing partners


Germaine McCormack-Kos will be in Berlin searching for Co-producers for a trilogy thriller series - the first part THE PARIS PLOT has been published on Amazon (for which she has exclusive film rights) There are 3 novels and which will make a great series, the second and third novels are being written - the action takes place in PARIS/WASHINGTON/SPAIN and the main protagonist an intelligent beautiful woman is in all three novels.

Meet with Germaine in Berlin Feb 7 -14, 2019

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The dutch are Berlin

BERLINALE CO-PRODUCTION MARKET   The Berlinale Co-Production Market will be presenting one project from the Netherlands: Tallulah H. Schwab's The Souls, produced by PRPL.  ...

Russian World Vision @ EFM

    Russian World Vision brings a new line-up for  European Film Market 2019. With a booth at ROSKINO Stand (Gropius Bau, #116). P      The House Elf  ...

THE MELANCHOLIC GIRL winner of the Max Ophüls Prize

As part of a cooperation with the Max Ophüls Film Festival, the festival for German-speaking young talents, Perspektive Deutsches Kino, the section for young German filmmakers, presents the winner of the Max Ophüls Prize: Best Feature Film at the Berlinale on Sunday, February 17, 2019 of 2019.     THE MELANCHOLIC GIRL Director, book: Susanne Heinrich With: Marie Rathscheck Germany 2019 Production: German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb)...

Festive Opening of the 69th Berlinale

On February 7, the 69th Berlin International Film Festival will be off to a festive start: in the Berlinale Palast, Jury President Juliette Binoche, Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media Prof. Monika Grütters, Governing Mayor of Berlin Michael Müller, and Festival Director Dieter Kosslick will kick off the Berlinale with a glamorous opening. This year Dieter Kosslick is celebrating his 18th festival and following the Berlinale’s 69th ed...

World Premiere at Berlinale: Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay’s debut feature ORAY produced by Bastian Klügel and Claus Reichel

        ORAY A film by Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay Drama, Germany 2019, 100 min, first feature   ORAY by Mehmet Akif Büyükatalay will celebrate its world premiere in the German Cinema section (Perspektive Deutsches Kino) at the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival 2019 and will have its market premiere at EFM. The powerful debut feature tells the story of Oray, who is torn between his love of faith and his faith in love. In 2018 the main...


Global Screen | Line-Up for EFM 2019

We are pleased to announce our line-up for the upcoming EFM. We will have a market premiere of the German box-office hit HOW ABOUT ADOLF?, directed by Sönke Wortmann, and present the first trailer of the bestseller adaptation of Ferdinand von Schirach's THE COLLINI CASE in our suite at the EFM. The debut film CLEO – If I could turn back time by Erik Schmitt has been selected by the Berlinale as the opening film for the Generation Kplus sidebar, and we will be presenting the film...


Opening Film Generation Cleo-If I could turn back time

OFFICIAL SELECTION GENERATION Kplus / OPENING FILM       CLEO – IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME By Erik Schmitt   Original Title : CLEO Cast : Marleen Lohse, Max Mauff, Andrea Sawatzki, Jeremy Mockridge, Heiko Pinkowski, Screenplay : Stephanie Renn, Erik Schmitt Producers : Fabian Gasmia, Detailfilm Germany – 2019 – German – 99 min   Official screening Friday, 08.02.2019 / 15:30h HKW, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10   Director Er...

Gary Oldman and Golden Globe-nominees Armie Hammer and Evangeline Lilly are set to star in DREAMLAND

Academy Award-winner Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour, The Dark Knight) and Golden Globe-nominees Armie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name, The Social Network) and Evangeline Lilly (Antman and The Wasp, The Hurt Locker) are set to star in the first theatrical film to tackle the international opioid crisis, Nicholas Jarecki‘s (Arbitrage) dramatic thriller from his original script, Dreamland. Principal photography is underway in Montreal and Detroit. Acclaimed German actress Veronica Ferres als...


Get Ready for EFM 2019 with Vision Films!

Do not miss our friends line up at Vision Films! Including Festival Darling: Jeff Bridges Living in the Future's Past, directed by Susan Kucera   ...


Meet the Hungarian National Film Fund at EFM

Berlinale - European Film Market  MGB #159 Ágnes HAVAS, CEO Csaba BERECZKI, Int’l Director, Eurimages Rep. Kati VAJDA, Festival Manager Klaudia ANDROSOVITS, Int’l Sales Exec. HNFF World Sales Csaba PAPP, PR Manager ...


Studio 100 Film brings ELLA BELLA BINGO to EFM – directly from Norway, the country in focus at this year’s market.

  With the movie ELLA BELLA BINGO the international sales agency presents a brand-new project with a heartwarming story taken from life and for kids to identify with. During EFM 2019 Studio 100 Film can be found at Marriott Hotel, Office #268. Berlin / Munich, February, 5th 2019. Ella Bella and Henry are best friends, but one day a new boy, Johnny, moves into the neighborhood and everything changes! ELLA BELLA BINGO tells a touching story about the fear of losing one’s best frien...


A Russian Youth: World Premiere at Berlinale

A RUSSIAN YOUTH by Alexander Zolotukhin WORLD PREMIERE    |    BERLINALE FORUM  The film tells the story of a simple village boy who goes to the front of the First World War with a naive youthful dream of acquiring fame and medals. In the first battle he loses his sight. He is left to serve as a listener — he must listen carefully through huge metal funnels and raise an alarm wh...


Bella Thorne (Assassination Nation, “Famous in Love”) has signed on to star in writer/director Joshua Caldwell’s (Layover) South

Highland Film Group announced today Bella Thorne (Assassination Nation, “Famous in Love”) has signed on to star in writer/director Joshua Caldwell’s (Layover) Southland. Colin Bates and Michael Jefferson of Lucidity Entertainment are producing alongside Thor Bradwell and Scott Levenson. Garrett Clayton, Katie Leary, Bennett Litwin and Adam Litwin will serve as executive producers. Highland Film Group will handle worldwide sales, which commence in Berlin this week.   Li...


Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians) and Jennifer Lopez set to star in Hustlers for STXfilms

Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians) and Jennifer Lopez (Second Act, Maid in Manhattan) are set to star in Hustlers for STXfilms, a division of Robert Simonds’ global, next-generation media company STX Entertainment. The screenplay was adapted by Lorene Scafaria (‘New Girl,’ Seeking a Friend for the End of the World), who is also set to direct. STXfilms is producing the film alongside Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina, who previously collaborated with STXfilms on the ...


Jamie Bell, Denise Gough Sebastian Stan and Margaret Qualley in negotiations to star in THE CHAIN

Voltage Pictures has boarded international sales on Tim Sutton’s (Donnybrook, Dark Night, Memphis) upcoming thriller The Chain with Jamie Bell (Skin), Denise Gough (Colette, upcoming The Kid Who Would be King), Sebastian Stan (Marvel’s Avengers series, I, Tonya) and Margaret Qualley (The Nice Guys, “The Leftovers”) in negotiations to star, it was announced today by company President and COO Jonathan Deckter.   Principal photography on the feature is set to commence...


Koschke #2: The Publication of Berlin Critics’ Week 2019

For the second time, we’re publishing a book to accompany Berlin Critics’ Week: "Koschke". In it, we comment on this year’s programme in a variety of forms that closely reflect our impressions of the films. These pieces are accompanied by essays, interviews and collages on a wider range of topics that currently preoccupy us. Important developments in cinema, film criticism and festivals are just as central as the inspiration &nd...


Audience Award winning documentary OF THE VOICE by Bernard Weber to screen at EFM

What happens when we sing? Can singing create a feeling of happiness? What does a singer experience during a „magical“ performance?   Audience Award winning documentary OF THE VOICE by Bernard Weber follows four people who dedicate their lives to the magic of the human voice.    EFM Market Screening: Sunday 10 Feb   OF THE VOICE Trailer engl. subs from mindjazz pictures on Vimeo.   ...

Berlinale 2019: Ulrich Seidl produced DIE KINDER DER TOTEN to celebrate world premiere

                    DIE KINDER DER TOTEN, an Ulrich Seidl Produced Adaptation of Elfriede Jelinek’s Eponymous Novel, Will Celebrate Its World Premiere at the Berlinale (Forum) Directors Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska (Nature Theater of Oklahoma) will attend the festival and are available for interviews On February 8, DIE KINDER DER TOTEN wil...

Go2Films @ EFM, Berlinale 2019

Go2Films is excited to invite you to the world premiere of our new documentary FROM SLAVERY TO FREEDOM at EFM Berlin:   Tuesday 12/2/2019 FR...


The Postcard Killings first project announced under the new deal from Capstone and Good Films Collective

Independent film financing and international sales company Capstone has closed a far reaching deal with Good Films Collective and Miriam Segal to finance and handle international distribution for a number of the production group’s upcoming feature films, it was announced today.   The first project announced under the exclusive deal negotiated between Good Films Collective founder Miriam Segal and Christian Mercuri, head of Capstone is the crime thriller The Postcard Killings.  ...


Egg from Golden Bear winning director Wang Quan’an’s will debut in the World Premiere category of the Berlinale

Arclight Films, announced they are handling worldwide rights excluding China to Berlinale Golden Bear winning director Wang Quan’an’s (Tuya‘s Marriage) highly anticipated competition film, Öndög (Egg).   Wang’s latest film, shot on location in Mongolia, will debut in the World Premiere category of the Festival. Arclight will introduce the new feature film to buyers at the European Film Market running alongside the festival.   The company’s ...

Berlinale EFM 2019 ONE EYED FILMS line-up

                                                            Hello Bruno, We would like to invite you to consider our latest, thrilling, unpredictably eclectic, EFM 19 Line Up: 'FERAL' - Mystery Mexico Best Mexican Film and Best Film FIPRESCI AWARD in Los Cabos 'HORIZONS' Family Drama Serbia Cotbus, Montreal       &n...


Fukuoka, Vanishing Days and Splash at Berlinale from PARALLAX FILMS

    In this year's Berlinale, Chinese International Sales company PARALLAX Films represents two Asian films selected in Forum:  Fukuoka by th...


FiGa Films in Berlin

  Proudly presenting at Berlin International Film Festival   ...


EFM Archstone lineup

ARCHSTONE DISTRIBUTION lineup 2019       Archstone will be located at RITZ CARLTON, SUITE 511 from February 7-11, 2019 Please reply to this email to set ...


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