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The 73rd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from Thu, Feb 16, 2023 - Sun, Feb 26, 2023
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VIDEO Berlinale 2023: International Jury at work

The International Jury 2023: (f.l.t.r.) Radu Jude, Valeska Grisebach, Carla Simón, Francine Maisler, Kristen Stewart, Johnnie To, Golshifteh Farahani © Dirk Michael Deckbar / Berlinale 2023     ...


VIDEO Festive Opening of the Berlinale 2023 with Digital Livestream of President Zelensky

Watch a full replay of the opening ceremony of the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival celebrations in the Berlinale Palast. Minister of State for Culture and the Media Claudia Roth, Governing Mayor of Berlin Franziska Giffey, this year’s Jury President Kristen Stewart, as well as the Festival Management Mariëtte Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian kicked off the Berlinale with a festive opening. “The Berlinale, along with all filmmakers and participants, expr...


VIDEO Opening red carpet for She Came to Me by Rebecca Miller

As if the encounter between an opera composer in a creative crisis and an exuberant tugboat captain with a penchant for love stories was not enough for an eccentric plot, Rebecca Miller throws an obsessively tidy psychiatrist in the throes of a religious episode and an ultra-conservative court stenographer-cum-self-appointed-prosecutor with a thing for historical re-enactments into the mix of her sixth feature film as writer and director. Bringing balance and sense to these adults riddled with...


NEW TITLES from Summerhill Films at The European Film Market 

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Check out some exciting films from Summerhill at the European Film Market! We will be at Marriott, Stand #139, with Monique White. We look forward to meeting with you!   Be sure to check out our website at to see all our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2023 and beyond! If you're interested in any of these titles, feel free to schedule a meeting: CLICK HERE...
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EFM Marriott, Stand #139

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CAN I GO HOME NOW documentary wrapped recording the testimony of Ukrainian children amongst the ongoing war

CAN I GO HOME NOW?   A film by Pritan Ambroase Directed by Pritan Ambroase  Co-Directed by Alya Bukhtiiarova   The Hollywood Insider is announcing the completion of the shooting of their new long feature documentary film CAN I GO HOME NOW ? recording the testimony of Ukrainian children amongst ongoing war, utterly cruel violence and complete devastation.   CAN I GO HOME NOW? is a heartbreaking, moving, and powerful documentary film that gives a voice to Children suffe...


Cannes’ Cinando announces partnership with Germany’s AG Kino - Gilde

  Cinando is proud to announce the extension of its partnership with Germany’s Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kino – Gilde deutscher Filmkunsttheater eV (AG Kino - Gilde) for the second year in a row. The AG Kino - Gilde video library is hosted twice a year on a custom platform, powered by Cinando, notably during the AG Kino screening event coinciding with the Berlinale, allowing exhibitors that represent the arthouse cinemas in the AG Kino - Gilde network to watch films seeking distrib...

Looking for europe's most promising up-and-coming international producers

EFP's programme PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE is split between a three-day online session prior to this year's Cannes Film Festival and on-site networking events during the festival (18 - 22 May 2023). The programme is open to 20 producers from 20 different European countries. The nomination of each national participant is made by the respective national EFP member organisation. The final selection of the 20 participants is based on a point system which considers these criteria. The produce...


Congratulation to 50 efp alumnis presenting their films at this year's berlinale

 Shooting Star & Director Nikolai Lee Kaas with Alumni Shooting Star Esben Smed in AGENT, produced by Danish Producer on the Move Louise Vesth / Photo: TrustNordisk   ...


First look Photo for Rod Blackhurst’s action thriller Blood for Dust

photo credit Ralphie Taylor Allen first look photo from Rod Blackhurst’s action thriller Blood for Dust starring Scoot McNairy, Kit Harington and Josh Lucas. Highland Film Group is handling international sales on the film which wrapped production in December in Montana.     BLOOD FOR DUST Status: Post-Production Genre: Action-thriller Director: Rod Blackhurst (Netflix’s Amanda Knox, Peacock’s “John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise”) Writer: Dav...


101 Films International acquires rights for the live-action movie Mia and the Dragon Princess (80 minutes)

101 FILMS INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES ACTION CRIME FEATURE FILM MIA AND THE DRAGON PRINCESS FOR WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION    101 Films International, an Amcomri Entertainment company, has secured worldwide distribution rights for live-action movie Mia and the Dragon Princess (80 minutes) produced by Dead Pixel Productions.  Launching at EFM in Berlin.    Starring Paul McGann (The Three Musketeers, Withnail & I), Brian McCardie (The Ghost and the Darkness, Speed 2: Cruise...


Ukraine at the European Film Market

The European Film Market has started. It includes several events organized by the Odesa International Film Festival, as well as events with the participation of the Ukrainian delegation. In particular, on February 17, the Ukrainian booth will open, which will present a catalog of Ukrainian production companies (Production Guide of Ukraine) and present opportunities for cooperation with Ukraine in the field of cinema. The following events will take place according to the following sc...


VIDEO watch the German Films Showreel

  Happy screening,    For the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival German Films produced a showreel that presents the German films and co-productions as well as VR projects at the Warsaw International Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam and the Berlin International Film Festival with short film clips and statements by the directors. The showreel also provides an insight to the campaign FACE TO FA...


Meet Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival pack of wolves in Berlin

MEET THE PÖFF TEAM AT BERLINALE The members of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) and its sub-festival, children's and youth film festival Just Film, and Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event will attend the 73th Berlin Film Festival and EFM.  Let's catch up and make plans for the upcoming year! ...


All guests attending the 9th Berlin Critics’ Week

  The director Elke Lehrenkrauss and the founder of the Berlin Pornfilmfestival, Jürgen Brüning, will dissect topics of autofiction and identity and body politics. Caroline Kirberg (pong Film) will discuss the ethics and aesthetics of care with two directors from our programme, Leonor Noivo and Brieuc Schieb. The musician and founder of the feminist horror film festival Final Girls, Sara Neidorf, will discuss cult and underground film with two of our directors and the ...


Independent filmmakers unite to create Belarusian Independent Film Academy (BIFA), launching at Berlinale

The current Belarusian government has triggered a socio-political and human rights crisis in their country and has been instrumental in attacking and eradicating contemporary Belarusian culture for a long time.   In response to the constant threat of persecution, imprisonment and torture of independent artists living in Belarus, as well as a need to leave the country in order to continue working without state repression and in accordance with freedom of expression, a group of independen...


EFM Program of Events and Panels

The full version of the EFM Event Schedule is displayed here if you are registered for the EFM with an (Online) Market Badge and logged into your account. Events are constantly added and updated up until and during the market   Consultation / 17 Happy Hour / 9 Networking / 1 One-on-One / 6 Pitch / 4   Podcast / 6   Presentation / 21   Revive / 1   Rough Cut Presentation / 1...


Summer Hill Entertainment so ready for EFM with new titles: "A walk in the park"...

ATTEND THE EUROPEAN FILM MARKET WITH SUMMERHILL!   Check out some exciting films from Summerhill at the European Film Market! We will be at Marriott, Stand #139, with Monique White. We look forward to meeting with you!   Be sure to check out our website at to see all our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2023 and beyond! If you're interested in any of these titles, feel free t...



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