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The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 10 to 17, 2022 under the motto "It all (re)starts here".
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Busy day in Berlin: today was World Cinema Fund Day

No U-Turn by Ike Nnaebue The Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF), with its differentiated funding programme (WCF, WCF Europe, WCF Africa, WCF ACP), is committed to cultural diversity, cooperation, sustainable development and the promotion of cinema in regions with weak film infrastructures. Since its foundation in 2004, the WCF has pledged to play a constructive part in the democratisation of international filmmaking – taking into account th...

"EFM Industry Sessions" 2022 : Embrace Change, Shape the Future

The "EFM Industry Sessions" under the motto SHAPING CHANGE invite you to join a programme with transversal market-wide themes. This year, the European Film Market’s conference programme, the “EFM Industry Sessions”, is entitled SHAPING CHANGE. Over six days (February 10-15, 2022), the challenges facing the film and media industry in times of digital transformation will be addressed and imp...

Daisy Ridley Awakens a Force in SCRAWL for Summer Hill Entertainment

      EFM is here! New releases are available now from Summer Hill Films.  To schedule an online meeting, click the link below:   Be sure to look at our website at www.summerhillfilms.com to see all our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2022 and beyond!     FEATURED RELEASE:      A student makes his own comic books where the deaths depicted within b...

Strike Back Studios Upcoming Wide Release of Bold Soul Studios Ensemble Comedy "4/20"

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The Strike Back Studios (a new joint venture between Realization Films, Public House Films, and Hideout Pictures), brings the upcoming wide release of Bold Soul Studios clever ensemble comedy “4/20” from directors Noah Applebaum (“Captain Risky’s Ski Jump Driving,” “New Girl”) & Teri Fruichantie  (“Broducers,” “Drugs & Other Love”), and produced by ...

Conspiracy docs from Uncork'd Entertainment

  It's A Bird, It's a Plane, It's... Be sure to see our wide variety of conspiracy docs that are available for international distribution. Ask us today about our package deals!     STREAM TRAILER   ...

The Honorary Golden Bear to Isabelle Huppert

Isabelle Huppert - Photo Philippe Gay Isabelle Hupert tested positive to COVID and  was unable to Attend the Berlin International Film Festival in Person, the ceremony was online. Isabelle Huppert was awarded the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement yesterday - congratulations! The award was received by the film team of her new film "About Joan" (À propos de Joan), actor Lars Eidinger and director Laurent Larivière.   ...

Support Peace in Ukraine

Statement by Representatives of the Cultural, Artistic and Scientific Community As representatives of culture: writers, artists, performers, artists, scientists – we appeal to the world leaders to issue a joint call for peace. Today, Ukraine needs peace more than ever. Accumulation of Russian military forces around the borders of the European State as well as the constant discussions that the war will start almost tomorrow – are alarming for us, as for all Ukrainians. ...

Award Ceremony for the 2022 European Shooting Stars at the Berlinale Palast

F. l. t. r., last row: Clare Dunne (Ireland), Emilio Sakraya (Germany), Claudia Roth (German Federal Government Commissioner of Culture and the Media), Timon Sturbej (Slovenia), Souheila Yacoub (Switzerland) 2nd row: Gracija Filipović (Croatia), Anamaria Vartolomei (France), Hanna van Vliet (The Netherlands) 1st row Evin Ahmad (Sweden), João Nunes Monteiro (Portugal), Marie Reuther (Denmark) Tonight the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2022 were welcomed to the Berlinale Palast stag...

New Horror/Thriller Film Carnifex entered in post-production

Producers Helen Leake AM and Gena Ashwell from Dancing Road Productions announced today that the feature film Carnifex is currently in post-production after principal photography in Adelaide, South Australia. Developed from an original concept by Dancing Road, Carnifex is an environmental horror/thriller with a talented cast that features Alexandra Park (The Royals), Sisi Stringer (Mortal Kombat) and Harry Greenwood (Wakefield) with one of Australia’s best-l...

101 Films International has boarded worldwide sales (excluding North America) for The Most Dangerous Game

UK-based sales firm 101 Films International, a member of the Amcomri Entertainment Inc, has boarded worldwide sales (excluding North America) for The Most Dangerous Game, a remake of the classic 1930s survival thriller which launches at EFM this week.    Shot in the Pacific Northwest, the film stars award-winning actor Tom Berenger (Platoon) and Chris ‘C.T.’ Tamburello (Habitual), alongside two-time Academy Award nominee Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Judd Nelson (The Breakfa...

Global Screen has acquired worldwide distribution rights for upcoming English-language feature film My Sailor, My Love

  Global Screen, a TELEPOOL brand, has acquired worldwide distribution rights for upcoming English-language feature film My Sailor, My Love, by acclaimed Finnish director Klaus Härö (The Fencer, One Last Deal, Elina) produced by Making Movies and Samson Films.      Starring award-winning actor James Cosmo (Braveheart, Game of Thrones), Catherine Walker (House of Gucci, A Dark Song) and Brid Brennan (Dancing at Lughnasa, Brooklyn), My Sailor, My Love is written ...

WIDE picks up Aliades during EFM 2022

     | ALIADES by Alexander Katzowicz | Among two antagonic groups of feminists and macho, love happens.         ...

Berlinale Interview with "TAURUS" director: Tim Sutton

  Taurus Berlin 2022 With Director Tim Sutton.   Interview by Emmanuel Itier  Q: Why the choice of directing this film and what were your intentions with it? Tim: First, I have always been fascinated with the lives of musicians. Often it means a tortured soul who create stuffs and struggle to exist in the world. You can go back all the way to Mozart and his struggles. It’s about the struggles, the addiction, the family, the fans. The struggle of the creative mind ha...

Berlinale Interview with "BEBA" director: Rebeca Huntt

BEBA Berlin 2022 With Director: Rebeca Huntt   Berlinale Interview by Emmanuel Itier   Q: Why was it so important for you to make this documentary?   Rebeca: I made this film because I wanted to connect with people on a more honest level. On a more honest but also more vulnerable level. I felt isolated like a lot of young people do when they go through that existential growth. Especially when you are in your twenties. I don’t think we live in a very kind society. T...

Schedule of Berlinale Honours and Award Ceremonies

We would like to draw your attention to the following honours and award ceremonies taking place in the next few days: 14.02.2022: Presentation of the European Shooting Stars The European Shooting Stars 2022 will be presented on Monday, February 14 at 6 pm in the Berlinale Palast: Gracija Filipović (Croatia), Marie Reuther (Denmark), Anamaria Vartolomei (France), Emilio Sakraya (Germany), Clare Dunne (Ireland), Hanna van Vliet (The Netherlands), João Nunes Monteiro (Portug...

Berlinale Panel Discussions and the announcement of Arab Cinema Personality of the Year

Arab Cinema Center at the Berlinale for the 8th Consecutive Year   For the 8th year in a row, the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) will engage in a wide-range of activities at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) (Feb 10-20) accompanied by 10 of its partners that vary between film organizations and international film festivals. The partners accompanying the ACC to the Berlinale (in alphabetical order): Arab Radio and Television Network (ART) ( KSA), El Gouna Film Festival (E...

Dame Joan Collins is set to star in the upcoming action comedy "The Battle For Stathie Manor"

  Dame Joan Collins is set to star in the upcoming action comedy "The Battle For Stathie Manor" from Evolutionary Film Productions and Red Bus Movies.   Evolutionary Films is launching worldwide sales for the title, and co‑representing North American sales with CAA Media Finance, coming to market with a proof of concept sizzle reel supported with funds awarded by the UK Global Screen Fund – a DCMS fund administered by the BFI.   In a large remote English ...

BERLINALE EFM 2022 OPENING NEWSLETTER (volume 2)

DO NOT MISS A BIT from BERLINALE AND EFM 2022    Email us to be featured FOLLOW US :            ---------------------------------------- Peter von Kant by François Ozon Opens the 2022 Berlinale Denis Ménochet and Isabelle Adjani in Peter von Kant by François Ozon The 72th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival will be inau...

First look photo from The Locksmith, the new thriller starring Ryan Phillippe, Kate Bosworth and Ving Rhames

First look photo from The Locksmith, the new thriller starring Ryan Phillippe (Academy Award-winning Crash, Robert Altman’s Gosford Park), Kate Bosworth (Sony Pictures Classic’s Still Alice, Warner Bros.’ Superman Returns) and Ving Rhames (Mission: Impossible franchise, Pulp Fiction) – Arclight Films is handling worldwide sales.  Film information below:   THE LOCKSMITH Status: Principal photography recently wrapped in Las Cruces, New Mexico Genre: Thriller ...

VIDEO: Festive Opening of the Berlinale 2022 with Ozon

On February 10, the start of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival was celebrated in person at the Berlinale Palast. Minister of State for Culture and the Media Claudia Roth, Governing Mayor of Berlin Franziska Giffey, this year’s Jury President M. Night Shyamalan, as well as the Festival Management Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian kicked off the Berlinale with a festive opening. During the Opening Gala, the International ...

On set with Pasolini on his last movie : a touching documentary by Giuseppe Bertolucci "PASOLINI NEXT TO US"

PIER  PAOLO  PASOLINI 05.03.1922 - 05.03.2022 NEXT  TO  US VIGGO presents Pasolini Next to Us by Giuseppe Bertolucci. A touching documentary that sees Pasolini, on the set of what will be his latest controversial film Salò or the 120 days of Sodom, engaged in an intense and lucid dialogue with the German journalist Gideon Bachmann. An unwitting testament to anticipate a future that has become reality. A calm, unmistakable voice emerges from the hubbub of...

First Look: Ric Roman Waugh’s action title ‘Kandahar’, featuring Gerard Butler and Navid Negahban

First look images from Ric Roman Waugh’s action title ‘Kandahar’, featuring Gerard Butler and Navid Negahban which has now wrapped after a seven-week shoot in Saudi Arabia’s desert region of AlUla and Jeddah. Produced by Thunder Road Films and Capstone, with MBC, which is also co-financing and handling rights. KANDAHAR Butler stars as Tom Harris, an undercover CIA operative, stuck deep in hostile territory in Afghanistan. He must fight his way out, alongside his Afgha...

The Berlinale opening films 2022

The Opening Ceremony (including the red carpet) will be streamed on our website and YouTube from 7pm! Competition: "Peter von Kant" by François Ozon Panorama: "Nobody's Hero" by Alain Guiraudie Generation Kplus: "Oink" by Mascha Halberstad Generation 14plus: "Rookies" by Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai ...

Lost Transport picked up for North America - pre EFM

Global Screen, a TELEPOOL brand, has secured pre-sales of the gripping female-led drama Lost Transport to Menemsha Films for the USA and Canada ahead of this month’s Berlinale Market.    Lost Transport, starring Hanna van Vilet (ANNE+, Toon, Quicksand), Eugénie Anselin (Bad Banks) and Anna Bachmann (Lost Ones) in the lead roles, alongside Bram Suijker and Konstantin Frolov, has been acquired by Menemsha Films.  Founded in 1998 by Neil Friedman, the company is dedicated t...

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