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Dieter Kosslick Introduces The Berlinale 2015

New Berlinale edition, new scarf! Festival Director Dieter Kosslick gives an introduction to the 65th Berlinale - opening on February 5, 2015! ...

Full Programme Press Conference Video mit Dieter und freunden

Programme Press Conference for the 65th Berlinale, January 27, 2015 - in German Participants: Dieter Kosslick (Festival Director), Thomas Hailer (Berlinale Curator), Wieland Speck (Head of Panorama), Christoph Terhechte (Head of Forum), Maryanne Redpath (Head of Generation), Linda Söffker (Head of Perspektive Deutsches Kino), Rainer Rother (Head of Retrospective & Homage), Maike Mia Höhne (Curator Berlinale Shorts), Matthijs Wouter Knol (EFM Director), Beki Probst (EFM Presi...

Berlinale 2015: Star-studded Opening Gala


Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media Prof. Monika Grütters, the Mayor of Berlin Michael Müller, Jury President Darren Aronofsky and Festival Director Dieter Kosslick will open the 65th Berlin International Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast at 7.45 pm on February 5. During the Opening Gala, the International Jury will be introduced. In addition to Darren Aronofsky (director, USA), its members are Daniel Brühl (actor, Germany)...


Film News (UK): First Trailer Revealed in Berlinale for Howard Ford's Child Abduction Thriller ‘NEVER LET GO’

Here is a sneak preview of what's up for grabs at the Berlin Film Festival later this week - Howard J Ford's (Director/Producer Co-Writer of 'The Dead 1&2") latest epic NEVER LET GO. Shot in Morocco, Spain and the US, the film tells the story of Lisa, a single mother (played by Angela Dixon) who takes the law into her own hands to get back her abducted child. The completed film will screen at Cannes Market in May. The exclusive trailer for A single ...

Introducing in Berlin the new SHIFT72 Affiliate Programme for your VOD Platform

    SHIFT72, the leading provider secure VOD platforms to the entertainment industry, has joined forces with to offer our audience an exclusive discount on your own VOD platform. If you're a content owner or creator, you can now distribute titles directly to your audience with your own branded platform while keeping 100% of the profit. For Festivals - Open your festival doors to a worldwide audience using cutting-edge VOD technology....

The Africa Movie Academy Awards AMAA (Nigeria, June) closes submissions during Berlinale February 10th.

Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, the founder of the AMAAs, presides over the Africa Film Academy. The Africa Film Academy (AFA) aims to promote the training, lobbying, and the overall development of young professions in the Film industry, striving to maximise their full potential in an industry where there are limitless possibilities and always capacity for more. In this regard, the Africa Cinema Business Roundtable was established. She is concentrating on the development of training as...

Arclight Films — Berlin 2015 New Film Added to EFM Lineup



Content takes sales rights fror Thriller Reversal and premieres in EFM

    Content Media Acquires International Sales Rights to Dark Factory’s Gritty Female Revenge Thriller “Reversal” on Heels of Sundance World Premiere; Will Introduce Film to Foreign Buyers for the First Time in Berlin   Berlin, Germany – February 5, 2015 – Continuing to bolster its international sales slate on the eve of the EFM, Content Media announced today that it has acquired international sales rights to Dark Factory’s&nb...

“Prison System 4614” will have its world premiere at the Panorama of the 65th Berlinale.

Jan Soldat commented on his selection in Berlinale: "My first feature lenght documentary “Prison System 4614” will have its world premiere at the Panorama of the 65th Berlinale. “Prison System 4614” is about a private, self-built prison, in which men can be imprisoned and tortured voluntarily. It’s a fetish role-play, where you can live prison and torture-fantasies for real. As warden or as prisoner. I observed that event over one week with my camera....

Studio 100 Film Returns to EFM 2015 With New Animated Feature Films

With Princess Emmy – The Movie, Vic The Viking – The Movie and Blinky Bill – The Movie, film sales company Studio 100 Film will be showcasing extraordinary children and family oriented animation movies for international distribution at this year’s EFM 2015.  Studio 100 Film is at Stand N° 24, under the umbrella of Creative Europe MEDIA in Martin-Gropius-Bau.   Currently in pre-production and set for delivery in 2017, Princess Emmy – The Movie is a ...

Berlin Screenings // The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills

The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over The Hills directed by Marcin Malaszczak. Official Screenings: 05.02.15 - 09:30 CinemaxX6 EN / PRESS SCREENING 06.02.15 - 18:30 Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg EN / WORLD PREMIERE SOLD OUT ...

IN-EDIT attending Berlinale

As every year, IN-EDIT will be at the Berlinale and we would be delighted to meet you if you consider that it would be interesting for your project(s)   WHAT IS IN-EDIT?   IN-EDIT is music documentary. Born in 2003 in Barcelona, it grew with the idea to promote this genre in the world. Now, IN-EDIT is a strong network of festivals which in 2015 will run festivals in Barcelona (13th Edition), Santiago de Chile (12), Sâo Paulo (7th), Bogota and Thessaloniki and Athens (...

media luna new films presents its' brand new acquisitions at Berlinale 2015.

Official Selection: GENERATION. FLOCKING by Beata Gårdeler (Sweden 2015; Drama/Thriller) ---- Based on true stories. FORUM. THE MUD WOMAN by Sergio Castro San Martín (Chile & Argentina 2015; Drama) ---- Starring Catalina Saavedra (Best actress at Sundance Film Festival for "The Maid") FLOCKING The small village community is convinced that the young Jennifer is lying, when she ...

Visions du Réel invites you to TALK & DRINKS

Visions du Réel invites you to TALK & DRINKS At the Berlinale, “Meet the Docs“, EFM Producers Hub Monday 9 February 2015 From 4pm to 5pm “After the film school: Challenges for emerging filmmakers and producers“   A conversation between Luciano Barisone, Director of Visions du Réel,  Nicole Vögele, Swiss filmmaker and Elsa Kremser, Austrian filmmaker Nicole Vögele, born 1983 in Gretzenbach (Switzerland) lives in Zurich. In 2010 she e...

One Eyed Films Line Up for EFM

WORLD GENRE CINEMA  NEW BERLIN 2015 LINE UP    ‘III‘   Dir Pavel Khaleev Russia  89’  2015               SUPERNATURAL HORROR     "The sheer ambition…is nothing short of magical'' BloodGuts      "integral and intelligible, visually impressive!" Anton Dolin     During the outbreak of a mysterious deadly epidem...


JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS TAKES LEAD ROLE IN “DAMASCUS COVER” FILMING COMMENCES THIS WEEK IN MOROCCO   All-star cast to include: Sir John Hurt, Olivia Thirlby, Igal Naor, Jurgen Prochnow and Navid Negahban    LONDON Anticipated espionage thriller, Damascus Cover, commences production from this week in Morocco starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers (Stonewall, Dracula, The Tudors, Mission: Impossible III) with confirmed cast including: Olivia Thirlby (Juno, N...

[KOFIC] Korean Films @ Berlinale & EFM

PRODUCTION/ INTERNATIONAL SALES Media Contents Center (Korea National University of Arts) Tel +82 2 746 9548 E-mail WEBSITE HOSANNA DIRECTED BY NA Young-kil l CAST JI Hye-chan, PARK Ji-hwan, HYEONG Young-seon 2014 l Drama l 25 min | HD, 2.35:1, Color, 5.1ch A boy...

OFF Berlinale-Asylum at Freies Museum Berlin

For all those who do not have tickets for the overly keyed up Berlin Film Festival, Freies Museum Berlin offers the Berlinale-Asyl. Over 11 days programs will be shown by 19 Berlin Film Festivals which are organized on the network Festiwelt. Independent, animation, documentaries - the newest films beyond the catwalk. More information:   Special highlight is the Jan Cvitkovic - Film Night on the 6th of February. Cvitkovic is one of the most successful Sloveni...

Alex Ross Perry's QUEEN OF EARTH | Berlinale 2015

QUEEN OF EARTH Intl. Sales:  Match  Factory U.S. Sales: Joe Swanberg Section: Forum Written & Directed by Alex Ross Perry Produced by Joe Swanberg & Christos V. Konstantakopoulos Starring Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston, Patrick Fugit, Kentucker Audley Images:    SYNOPSIS:  Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affair...

Euro-Sino initiative Bridging the Dragon announces program at EFM

Panel discussion and case study to kick off project on February 10th, 2015 After the official announcement at the Locarno Film Festival, the initiative Bridging the Dragon in partnership with the European Film Market is ready for its first official public event: a panel discussion and a case study on Tuesday, February 10th. Both the discussion and the case study will focus on the challenges and opportunities for Euro-Sino c...

Berlin15: Octavia Spencer/The Exchange/ Seacole

EFM'15 THE EXCHANGE OCTAVIA SPENCER RETEAMING WITH "THE HELP" PRODUCER AND BOUND TO BERLIN IN SEACOLE       Los Angeles, CA, January 27, 2015: Brian O'Shea, The Exchange CEO, announced today that Academy Award winning actress Octavia Spencer (THE HELP) is attached to Academy Award nominated producer of THE HELP, Brunson Green's project: SEACOLE.   SEACOLE will be introduced to international buyers by The Exchange at Berlin EFM'15, February ...

GHOST BRIDE Available in 4K

    Ghost Bride   More New Titles Available Now: Psychotic An insane asylum psychologist wakes to find herself tied up in the morgue, with the full horror of insane patients e...

Israeli-German doc 'Censored Voices' to have its European premiere at the Berlinale

The Israeli-German production Censored Voices will celebrates its European premiere at the 65th edition of the International Film Festival Berlin on Saturday, February 7. One week after the 1967 ‘Six-Day’ war, renowned author Amos Oz and editor Avraham Shapira recorded intimate conversations with soldiers returning from the battlefield. The Israeli army censored the r...

Fortissimo Films has acquired world-wide rights to Mark Dornford-May’s highly-anticipated BREATHE UMPHEFUMLO

FORTISSIMO FILMS ADDS “BREATHE UMPHEFUMLO”(LA BOHÈME) TO ITS IMPRESSIVE 2015 BERLIN SLATE   THE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED FILM WILL HAVE ITS WORLD PREMIERE IN OFFICIAL SELECTION AT NEXT MONTH’S BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL   Fortissimo Films has acquired world-wide rights (outside of South Africa) to Mark Dornford-May’s highly-anticipated BREATHE UMPHEFUMLO, which will have its World Premiere as an Official Selection at the upcoming Berlin Internation...

Red Sea Media EFM LINEUP

 ZOMBIE KILLERS: Elephant's Graveyard new trailer and artwork releases this week via Anchor Bay Entertainment     Zombie Killers Synopsis A young group of zombie-killing soldiers led by their fearless commander (Billy Zane) is all that stands between a coming dead horde and their rural town decimated by the fracking industry.  Hollows Grove Synopsis A young filmmaker documents his ghost-hunting, real...

Jinga Films @ EFM

CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT Genre: Supernatural Horror / 96 Minutes / Argentina / 2015   Cast: Ana Maria Giunta, Toto Munoz.   Story: A journalist investigates a remote orphanage and discovers that it's inhabitants are child vampires led by the grandson of Count Dracula. As she bonds with the children she realises she must do whatever she can to protect this endangered species from a puritanical cult hell bent on destroying them.    Distribution: All ...


  OFFICIAL COMPETITION The Mad Half Hour Leonardo Brzezicki         Definition: The mad half hour refers to a condition usually indoor housecats experience once a day. They are about expanding energy in one concentrated burst that goes from 15 to 30min, witho...

Arab Cinema Center Kicks Off in Berlin International Film Festival

  As part of one of the world's big-name cinematic hubs, Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), the 1st Arab Cinema Center (ACC) kicks off within the European Film Market (EFM), running from 5-15 February, 2015, at the festival's  65th edition. Part of its long-term strategy to back and promote Arab filmmaking industry in the Arab world, MAD Solutions is the organizer of this first Arab platform promoting Arab cinema industry at the heart ...

Worms: New animated movie for EFM 2015 !

FREE DOLPHIN INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS WORMS A new animated movie released by Fox in Latin America Accidentally dug to the surface and taken to a soil recycle shop, the little earthworm Junior and his friends Nico and Linda work out a way to go back home. But first, they need to spoil plans of worlds domination of the terrible and evil "BigWig" who wants to transform all the earthworms of the world in slaved zombies.     Marine Mutinelli-Szymansk...

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NEW TO MARKET - Such Good People from Breaking Glass Pictures

We have an exciting and funny NEW TO MARKET feature, SUCH GOOD PEOPLE. This film will be available for WORLD WIDE LICENSING.   ...

Hungarian Films Sales/Hungarian National Film Fund2015 film line-up

WORLD SALES CONTACT TO DOWNLOAD OUR FULL FILM CATALOGUE: click here 2015 LINE-UP     PAW  (family, 2015)   A sweet, humorous tale about a German Shepherd Dog that travels around the world and saves lives, rewarded by nothing more than a pat on the head from his loving handler. PAW is orphaned at birth and suffers a long and grueling journey bef...

WANJA by director Carolina Hellsgård to celebrate its world premiere at the 2015 Berlinale

Feature film starring Anne Ratte-Polle to be screened in the Berlinale programme Perspektive Deutsches Kino On Saturday, February 7th, the German film WANJA by director Carolina Hellsgård will have its world premiere at the 65th International Film Festival Berlin (Berlinale) in the program Perspektive Deutsches Kino. The drama, starring Anne Ratte-Polle and Nele Trebs, tells the story of former bank robber Wanja, who...

World premiere of PIONEER HEROES (Pionery Geroi) at Berlinale in Panorama

The feature film PIONEER HEROES (Pionery Geroi) by the director Natalia Kudryashova will celebrate its world premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. Natalia Kudryashova will be available for interviews in Berlin. Being Natalia Kudryashova's debut feature film, PIONEER HEROES (Pionery Geroi) is nominated for Berlinale's Best First Feature Award by Berlinale Festival Director Dieter Kosslick.   PIONEER HEROES (Pionery Geroi) is a story of ...

World premiere of KOZA in Berlinale Forum

The feature film KOZA by Ivan Ostrochovský will celebrate its world premiere in the Forum section at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. The director Ivan Ostrochovský, the actors Peter Baláž and Zvonko Lakčević as well as the director of photography Martin Kollár will be available for interviews in Berlin. Being Ivan Ostrochovský's debut feature film, KOZA is nominated for Berlinale's Best First Feature Award by Berlinale Festival Direct...

29th TEDDY AWARD Gala at the Komische Oper Berlin Final Program, do not miss the event

the program for the 29th TEDDY AWARD Gala at the Komische Oper Berlin has now been finalised. The evening will be led by moderator and actor Jochen Schropp. Ingrid Caven is a singer-songwriter icon, “a comet passing once in a hundred years...” as the New York Times put it. Before starting her singing career in the late seventies, she had already achieved star status in European film. More than just lifelong friendship tied her to Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who would have turned 7...


New line up for Berlin with the World Premiere in Competition of BODY by Malgoska Szumowska Screenings in Berlin   BODY by Malgoska Szumowska - Official Selection in Competition   Sunday 8th, 10:45 am, English Subtitles > CinemaxX 1 (Private Market Screening by INVITATION ONLY) Monday 9th, 10:00 pm, English & German Subtitles > Berlinale Palast (Premiere - Official Public Screening) Tuesday 10th, 11:30 am, English Subtitles > CinemaxX...

Arclight Films — Berlin Lineup 2015



Action Fantasy   Principal Photography - March 25, 2015  Budget: $20 mil US In the tradition of BOURNE IDENTITY meets WOLVERINE with amazing visual effects, comes a story of a young girl who is reluctantly taken in by a ruthless Assassin after her family is murdered and protected against the very people that created him.       ...

New Theatrical Film from ITN for Berlin Market

  LAUGH KILLER LAUGH 100 min. Crime. Complete.    North American Theatrical/VOD - April 24th, 2015   Cast: William Forsythe (The Rock), Tom Sizemore (Saving Private Ryan), Kevin Corrigan (Pineapple Express), Robert MacNaughton (ET), Bianca Hunter (The Fighter), Victor Colicchio, Artie Lange (Howard Stern, Beer League), Franky G (Saw II), Larry Romano (Donnie Brasco), Melissa McMeekin (The Fighter)  ...

DeAplaneta at EFM 2015

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Action - Disaster Movies for EFM 2015 from Free Dolphin International

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FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL presents the following theatrical feature films to EFM15

  FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL brings new titles, featuring our just added action thrillers: ROAR: TIGERS OF THE SUNDARBANS and A STOLEN JACKPOT: our animated features: QUEST FOR A MAGICAL FLOWER and Z-BAW; fantasy & family films: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ and SAM STEELE AND THE CRYSTAL CHALICE; and sci-fi action thrillers: THE PROTOTYPE, OTHER WORLD, and NESHIMA.  >>We will also ...

Breaking Glass Pictures at BERLIN 2015

NEW TITLES coming to the Market this year. These include the compelling titles; SAUGATUCK CURES, COLDWATER, KRUEL, and SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES. Available for WORLD WIDE LICENSING.                  SAUGATUCK CURES (Comed...

Berlin 2015 lineup from re.creation

  The Vessel 2015 | USA | 110 min Writer & Director Julio Quintana Producer Maria Quintana Executive Producers Terrence Malick (The Tree of Life), Sarah Green (Mud) cast Lucas Quinitana, Martin Sheen Genre Drama Status Completed The inhabitants of a small seaside village have their faith and resolve tested in the aftermath of a destructive tidal wave.     ...

TomCat Films heads down the "Furious Road"!

  Please come meet with ME and TomCat Films to see our latest and greatest line-up of mockbuster, cult and genre films.  We will be at the Marriot Hotel - Stand #110 from February 6 to 9.  If you have not already done so, please send us an email suggesting two convenient meeting times and we will respond within 24 hours to confirm.  Please review our latest film below.  See you in Berlin! TomCat Films would like to present, the action, sci-fi, post apoclayptic th...

Criticism as Agenda in Berlinale 2015 Selection announced

Critics’ Week Berlin : February 5-12, 2015   Cannes has got one, Venice and Locarno have got one, and in 2015 Berlin will finally get a Critics' Week, too. On seven nights during the Berlin International Film Festival, film critics will screen a programme of remarkable international feature films. Films which spark subsequent debates concerning aspects of cinema and film criticism.    “A feature of other film festivals that's missing in Berlin is a ...

Summer Hill Goes to Havana and EFM

  3 Days In Havana| Leading Lady | Found in Time | Dutch Kills | Fat Boy Chronicles   3 Days In Havana "Some people would kill for three days in Havana" Jack Petty, an Insurance executive attending a convention in Cuba, has his world turned upside down when he gets caught up in an assassination plot. "...a buddy adventure movie in a city...

The Fried Fish from Iran

An Iranian Animation “ THE FRIED FISH” directed by Leila Khalilzadeh and produced by Documentary and Experimental Film Center has been selected to be screened in the Generation Kplus competition of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.   The festival will take place from 5th-15th February 2015.   International Sales and Distributor:  Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC)  ...

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Discover the sponsors of the Berlinale 2015

Here Are the Sponsors of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival It s a long list indeed.   Besides having four principal partners - L’Oréal Paris, ZDF, Tesiro and Audi – the Berlinale is supported by roughly 40 national and international enterprises. Joining Hugo Boss and Glashütte Original as co-partner is now MasterCard, which has signed an agreement until 2016.   “We would like to thank Prof. Monika Grütters for the unflagging support of ...

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