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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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Army of One - Thrilling Action Revenge Flick at EFM from Uncork'd Entertainment

    Army of One | Thrilling Action Revenge Flick   ...

Cinema critic and professor Hamed Soleimanzadeh will join the FIPRESCI award jury

Officially invited by the 72nd Berlinale and the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI), the international cinema critic and professor will join the FIPRESCI award jury.   Hamed Soleimanzadeh, researcher, critic, and international professor of Iranian cinema has experienced the jury panel in France’s 74th Cannes Film Festival, 2021, and he will join two prominent world cinema critics Alexander Zwart from the Netherlands, and Bettina Hirsch from Germany to judge the Foru...

Highland Film Group Partners with Mucho Mas Media to Co-Finance, with Highland Film Group Handling Worldwide Rights

  HFG - THE BLACK DEMON - Fernanda Urrejola - photo credit Javiera Eyzaguirre   Beverly Hills, California (January 24, 2022) – Fernanda Urrejola (Clint Eastwood’s Cry Macho, Netflix’s “Narcos: Mexico”) and Julio Cesar Cedillo (Netflix’s The Harder They Fall and “Narcos: Mexico,” Denis Villeneuve’s Sicario) join Josh Lucas (Ford v Ferrari, Sweet Home Alabama) in prolific action director Adrian Grünberg’s (Rambo: Last ...

Brand New Films for EFM from Pinnacle Peak Pictures

      Man of God Trailer           Walking With Herb Trailer &...

Catalan films, projects and talent in Berlin

The 72nd Berlinale has announced its programme, with an outstanding presence of Catalan films, projects and talent.  The latest films by Carla Simón and Isaki Lacuesta will be part of the Competition section and the short film Agrilogistics and the film Afterwater will participate in the Berlinale Shorts and Forum sections, respectively. In addition, two Catalan projects, 20.000 especies de abejas...

Studio 9 Films gains exclusive behind-the-scenes access to Syrian war crimes trial of notorious colonel Anwar Raslan

STUDIO 9 FILMS GAINS EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES ACCESS TO THE WAR CRIMES TRIAL OF NOTORIOUS SYRIAN COLONEL ANWAR RASLAN   People & Power: The Trial of Anwar Raslan Part 2   TX: January 19th 2022, 22.30pm GMT on Al Jazeera: People and Power Channel 235 on Freeview https://www.aljazeera.com/program/people-power     The second of a two part special report, behind the scenes at the landmark trial of a notorious Syrian colonel, Anwar Raslan. ·The...

NOBODY'S HERO by Alain Guiraudie will open Berlinale Panorama as a World Premiere

Clermont-Ferrand, central France. Médéric (35) meets and falls in love with middle-aged sex worker Isadora, who is married. When the city center is the scene of a terrorist attack, Selim, a young, homeless guy, provokes a wave of paranoia by taking refuge in Médéric’s building. Sympathizing with Selim, crazy about Isadora, Mederic’s life suddenly turns into a mess... NOBODY'S HERO by ALAIN GUIRAUDIE BERLINALE PANORAMA OPENING FILM World Pre...

ITN Titles for EFM 2022

ITN'S TITLES FOR EFM 2022   CLICK HERE FOR ANIMATIONS   CLICK HERE FOR DOCUMENTARIES   To request avails, screeners and/or a meeting, please email: stuart@itnfilms.com       Thanks, Stuart Alson President Email: stuart@itnfilms.com Website: www.itnfilms.net       BULL SHARK ...

Blue Finch Films has boarded international sales rights to the sharp home-invasion thriller, Barbarians

BLUE FINCH FILMS BOARDS HOME-INVASION THRILLER  BARBARIANS Blue Finch Films has boarded international sales rights (excluding North America) to the sharp home-invasion thriller, Barbarians Starring Iwan Rheon (Game Of Thrones), Tom Cullen (Downton Abbey), Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full Of Grace) & Conner Swindells (Sex Education)   ...

The film selection of the Berlin Critics’ Week 2022

What does Filipino punk have to do with feminism and Shakespeare? How is cinephilia related to Brazilian telenovelas and fetishes? What does the freedom of art have to do with labour, sex and rock ‘n’ roll? How does cinema overcome the obstacles of history with new images? How can criticism and filmmaking know the past and yet be completely of the moment? Do audiences only believe what they see, and in cinema is the proof of the pudding truly in the eating? And finally: new a...

Find New Releases this Winter From Summer Hill!

        EFM Is Coming Up! EFM is coming soon! 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:...

Meet the Berlinale 2022 Juries

Competition The International Jury M. Night Shyamalan © Bryan Bedder/Getty images for Universal Pictures, Anne Zohra Berrached © Gerhard Kassner / Berlinale, Tsitsi Dangarembga © Hannah Mentz, Karim Aïnous © Denny Sachtleben, Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Connie Nielsen © Dennis Stenild, Said Ben Saïd © Patrick Swirc Once again a multitalented International Jury will decide who will take home the Golden and the Silver Bears at the Berlinale 2022. The other ...

Talent featured in German Films’ 2022 FACE TO FACE campaign ANNOUNCED

  The annual platform spotlights the most exciting rising and established talents working across various disciplines in film and TV in the country today.   German Films, the national information and advisory center for the promotion of German films worldwide, today announced the talent who will feature in its 7th annual signature FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS campaign. The prestigious, high-profile platform aims to bring international visibility to the wealth of ground-breaking t...

101 Films International secures worldwide distribution rights, excluding UK/IRE, for documentary film Love Yourself Today

UK-based sales firm 101 Films International, a member of the Amcomri Media Group, secures worldwide distribution rights, excluding UK/IRE, for critically acclaimed documentary film Love Yourself Today, a powerful and inspirational film which centres around the music of Irish singer songwriter Damien Dempsey.    Part documentary, part concert film, Love Yourself Today, produced by FIS Eireann/Screen Ireland and Motherland in association with Thirty Nine Films, is an emotive celebrat...

European Shooting Stars 2022 - 10 Talents destined to dazzle at the 72nd Berlinale

  European Film Promotion (EFP) is pleased to announce the ten emerging European talents for this year's 25th anniversary edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS. From 11- 14 February 2022, seven actresses and three actors will be presented to the international press, the industry, and the public in an exclusive hybrid programme during this year's 72nd Berlinale (10 – 20 February 2022) adapted to the current Covid protocol. One of the programme's many highlights wil...

EFM Is Coming Up! Catch New Releases from Summer Hill Films!

      EFM Is Coming Up! Catch New Releases from Summer Hill Films!       Come Meet Us at EFM! 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: ...

Avant Première Music + Media Market Vienna 2022, taking place online from 14-17 February 2022 online!

Avant Première Music + Media Market Vienna 2022, moves online, running from 14-17 February 2022 !    In 2022, the international trade fair for performing arts in audiovisual media will take place online, from 14-17 February 2022. As B2B marketplace, conference and networking event for the music + dance film industry, Avant Première unites experts + decision makers in broadcasting, streaming + VOD, film production + distribution and performing arts.   Check out ...

INDEMNITY from Magnolia Pictures International:️‍ Official Poster and Trailer Out! 

Check out the newly released official trailer and poster of INDEMNITY, an action-fueled South African film written and directed by Travis Taute (Blood & Water). For more information and screener links, contact international@magpictures.com OFFICIAL TRAILER     INDEMNITY   ACTION, THRILLER / US, SO...

Start 2022 Off Right With New Releases From Summer Hill!

  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:  I, MATTER: Directed by Shayne Pax The story of a college girl living in LA, as she struggles with life, romantic feeling...

European Film Market 2022: Exhibition Spaces Largely Booked Out

SHAPING CHANGE: "EFM Industry Sessions" Call on the Film and Media Industry to Jointly Shape the Future The EFM is expecting buzzing business not only at its main location, the impressive Gropius Bau, as the industry returns to Berlin © EFM / Juliane Eirich The European Film Market (EFM) of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 10 to 17, 2022 under the motto "It all (re)starts here"...

“Labours of Cinema” – The Theme of the 20th Berlinale Talents

20 editions, 10,000 alumni, seven hubs from Beirut to Buenos Aires and a yearly tally of more than 100 former participants with films in the festival: the Berlinale’s talent development initiative has a lot to celebrate. For the 20th edition, taking place from February 12 to 17, 2022, Berlinale Talents is optimistically looking forward to a physical event with digital components, all destined to bring together the 200 invited Talents across 13 disciplines. Mariette Rissenbeek an...

Berlinale Spotlight: World Cinema Fund at “Around the World in 14 Films”

  Clara Sola by Nathalie Álvarez Mesén For many years, the Berlinale has been presenting specially curated programmes outside the festival timeframe. The programme goes by the name of Berlinale Spotlight. Since 2018, the Berlinale funding initiative World Cinema Fund (WCF) has presented a Berlinale Spotlight every year at the Berlin film festival &ldquo...

Berlinale World Cinema Fund: Eleven New Funding Recommendations

Historical photos from the mood book of Quién mató a Narciso? In the 35th jury session of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF), the juries made eleven funding recommendations for projects from Afghanistan, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Lebanon, Mongolia, Paraguay, Peru and Vietnam. The current funding amounts to a total of 493,000 Euros. The WCF is pleased to be able to support independent cinema even mor...

M. Night Shyamalan will serve as Jury President of the Berlinale 2022

Screenwriter, director and producer M. Night Shyamalan will serve as president of the International Jury at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival. The successful American immigrant filmmaker originally from South Asia has been captivating audiences worldwide with his genre films over the past three decades. His breakthrough, the 1999 psychological thriller The Sixth Sense starring Bruce Willis, was the second highest grossing film of that year and receive...

Berlinale 2022 should be an In-Person Event

© Daniel Seiffert / Berlinale  Berlinale 2022 To Be an In-Person Event   The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 10 to 20, 2022 as an in-person event. The European Film Market (February 10-17, 2022), the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 12-16, 2022), Berlinale Talents (February 12-17, 2022) and the World Cinema Fund will focus on on-site offerings. They will furthermore provide online formats. More information on the 2022 festival ...

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