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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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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: To discover more about the films participating visit:

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"

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 ...

EFM Day 4: 35 events at the tip of your mouse

  EFM Morning Brief with VarietyWith: Elsa Keslassy, Julia FidelAccess: Online Market BadgeOrganiser: EFMType of Event: PodcastVariety Synopsis Watch Event Thu Mar 0408:00 – 08:10 wherever you get your podcasts VoD  Download CoPro Speed MatchingsWith:Access: Online ...

EFM Day 3 DAILIES EFM Virtual 2021 Edition Events Awards & 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&nbs...

Gender Evaluation of the 2021 Film Selection

The Berlinale carried out its first comprehensive gender evaluation in 2019 and evaluated gender in the programme and the committees and management positions; this took place again in 2020 and now the Gender Evaluation 2021 is available for download. ...

Three Awards and 1,300 Meetings at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

  At this year's Berlinale Co-Production Market (March 1-5), three monetary awards were presented to selected feature film projects: The Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, the VFF Talent Highlight Award and the ARTEKino International Award. See the projects Berlinale Co-Production Market Awards Ceremony: Photo © Lydia Hesse / Berlinale 2021 At the Berlinale Co-Production Market (March 1 to 5), three monetary awards were presented to sele...

The Kompagnon-Fellowships 2021 by Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Talents

The Kompagnon-Fellowships, Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Talents, which support projects in their further development, go to Eliza Petkova (A Fish Swimming Upside Down) as well as this year’s Berlinale Talents “Doc Station” participant Jonas Matauschek and his co-director Christian Johannes Koch. © Foto: Daniel Seiffert See the awarded projects. © Constanze Schmitt The two Kompagnon-Fellowships, Perspektive Deutsches K...

WCF Day on March 5 With a Focus on “Decolonising Cinema”

Since 2004, the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF) has successfully supported film production in underserved regions with its increasingly differentiated funding programme (WCF, WCF Europe, WCF Africa, WCF ACP) and embarked on cultural diversity in German cinemas. The cooperation between production companies from these regions or countries and German / European production companies has also been promoted. “Mo...

EFM Day 3: 33 events at the tip of your mouse

  EFM Morning Brief with The Hollywood ReporterWith: Scott Roxborough, Julia FidelAccess: Online Market BadgeOrganiser: EFMType of Event: Podcast Synopsis Watch Event Wed Mar 0308:00 – 08:10 wherever you get your podcasts VoD  Download Sino-European Forum Session - P...

Berlinale Talents coming up events

Wednesday, 3rd Wed 13:00 - 14:30 CET Dream Team: Intercontinental Co-Production Thao Dong, Marie Dubas, Weijie Lai moderated by Dorothee Wenner Now Live Wed 16:00 - 17:30 CET Good Bye, Film Prize! moderated by Frank W. Albers, Florian Weghorn Wed 18:30 - 19:30 CET Dream On: Golden Bear Jury Ildikó Enyedi, Nadav Lapid , Adina Pintilie, Mohammad Rasoulof, Jasmila ...


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