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European Film Awards 2011 the selection of titles

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European Film Awards 2011 THE SELECTION ALMANYA – WILLKOMMEN IN DEUTSCHLAND ALMANYA Germany/Turkey, 101 min. DIRECTED BY: Yasemin Samdereli              WRITTEN BY: Yasemin Samdereli & Nesrin Samdereli PRODUCED BY: Andreas Richter, Ursula Woerner & Annie Brunner AMÉRICA AMERICA Portugal/Spain/Brazil/Russia, 111 min. DIRECTED BY: João Nuno Pinto WRITTEN BY: João Nuno Pinto, Luisa Costa Gomes & Melanie Dimantas PRODUCED BY: Pandora Da Cun...

Filmfest Hamburg’s Douglas-Sirk-Award for Cannes award winners Andreas Dresen and Peter Rommel

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The German director Andreas Dresen and his longtime producer Peter Rommel will be honoured on October 1st, 2011 during the 19th edition of Filmfest Hamburg with the Douglas-Sirk-Award. This  award is given each year to a personality who has rendered outstanding services to film culture. Filmfest director Albert Wiederspiel says,“ This is the first time Filmfest Hamburg has decided to honour filmmakers from Germany. We wanted to emphasize and reward an outstanding and continuous partn...

Opening of the Berlinale Talent Campus #9 & Berlin Today Award Ceremony

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  Hackney Lullabies by Kyoko Miyake wins the 2011 Campus short film competition   On Saturday evening (12.2.) at the Hebbel am Ufer Theatre, Festival Director Dieter Kosslick opened the Berlinale Talent Campus 2011 together with the heads of the Campus Christine Tröstrum and Matthijs Wouter Knol as well as with Medienboard CEO Kirsten Niehuus. Directly afterwards, the roughly 600 guests witnessed the world premiere of the five Berlin Today Award 2011 nominated short films insp...

Opening Ceremony of the Berlinale Talent Campus & Award Ceremony for the Berlin Today Award

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Jonah and the Vicarious Nature of Homesickness by Bryn Chainey wins the Berlin Today Award 2010 Festival Director Dieter Kosslick, together with the heads of the Campus, Matthijs Wouter Knol and Christine Tröstrum, director Isabel Coixet and film composer Alexandre Desplat, opened the Berlinale Talent Campus 2010 on Saturday evening (13.2) in the Theater Hebbel am Ufer. Until February 18, 350 Talents from 95 countries will meet with renowned international experts at the Hebbel am Ufer...

Dolor

Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson.
The film deals with unexpected and unexplainable loss. Due to an accident, the life of a happy family turns into a larger-than-life tragedy. The film is based on a tale retold by Wilhelm Grimm.

A Touch of Flash in Mannheim

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If Clara was one musical highpoint in Mannheim this year, another was certainly Carlos Saura's latest revue-film  Fados, which like his earlier Flamenco and  Tango, explores urban melodies,  presenting- with some luminous photography by Eduardo Serra-the place of fado in the life of Lisbon, looking for its African and Brazilian roots and providing 90 sensuous minutes filled with infinite affection and regret.The film received its German premiere, out of competition, and like Iberia seems to...

A Touch of Flash in Mannheim

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If Clara was one musical highpoint in Mannheim this year, another was certainly Carlos Saura's latest revue-film Fados, which like his earlier Flamenco and Tango, explores urban melodies, presenting- with some luminous photography by Eduardo Serra-the place of fado in the life of Lisbon, looking for its African and Brazilian roots and providing 90 sensuous minutes filled with infinite affection and regret.The film received its German premiere, out of competition, and like Iberia seems to be c...

Master Classes scheduled for the Zurich Film Festival

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The Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) today unveiled details of its 3rd Zurich Master Class, to take place during the 2008 Festival (September 25 – October 5). The first group of lecturers for the highly regarded Zurich Master Class include such industry notables as acclaimed British director and writer Ken Loach (“Cathy Come Home,” “Just a Kiss”), winner of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or for “The Wind that Shakes the Barley”; Chinese composer and Oscar and Grammy winner T...

Berlinale World Cinema Fund: We Can Do More!

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On February 13, 2008, the World Cinema Fund (WCF) of the Berlinale invites WCF directors and producers as well as international representatives of the film branch and the press to a panel event. Under the heading "How to Optimize Our Potential / New Strategies for Cooperation und Funding", the WCF's strategic goals and current measures, as well as its experiences and results so far will be discussed. In 2004, the German Federal Cultural Foundation and the Berlinale initiated the World ...

Berlinale 2008 World Cinema Fund: We Can Do More!

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On February 13, 2008, the World Cinema Fund (WCF) of the Berlinale invites WCF directors and producers as well as international representatives of the film branch and the press to a panel event. Under the heading "How to Optimize Our Potential / New Strategies for Cooperation und Funding", the WCF's strategic goals and current measures, as well as its experiences and results so far will be discussed. In 2004, the German Federal Cultural Foundation and the Berlinale initiated the World Cinema Fun...

One City, Two Legends

Thursday, February 8----Two legends collided in one city tonight as the Berlin International Film Festival began this evening. For one night only, Edith Piaf waltzed with Marlene Dietrich on the steps of the Berlinale Palast, in the heart of the "new Berlin" Potsdamer Platz. Of course, the two, most deceased, were not dancing in the flesh. But when the music of Edith Piaf, as captured in the Berlinale Opening Night Film LA VIE EN ROSE, spilled onto the streets of Marlene Dietrich Platz, two l...

UK-based production house Film & Music Entertainment

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UK-based production house Film and Music Entertainment head towards completion of 2006 slate worth a total of $32 million, as well as 2007 as Border Post bows in Competition in San Sebastian. Downey and Taylor confirm shareholding in Shotgun Pictures.London/San Sebastian: Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) is in the last stages of post production on a 2006 slate of six pictures, and despite gloomy prospects for the UK independent sector, announce a robust line up for their 2007/2008 roster. The...

ACE producers films in Cannes

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Ateliers du Cinéma Européèn: ACE Producers films in CannesOfficial Selection / In CompetitionTilde Corsi (R&C Produzioni) co-producer of the film La Niña Santa (The Holy Girl) by Lucrecia Martel Official Selection / Out of CompetitionEmmanuel Giraud (Les Films de la Croisade) for Mondovino by Jonathan NossiterOfficial Selection / Un Certain RegardNatacha Devillers (Artcam/Les Petites Lumières) co-producer of the film Schizo (Fifty Fifty) by Gulshad OmarovaCritic’s WeekAlain Benguigui (Som...

Gegen Die Wand wins Golden Bear in Berlin

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Following a 9 day long festival the members of the International Jury headed by Frances McDormand (USA), Maji-da Abdi (Ethiopia), Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (Italy), Samira Makhmalbaf (Iran), Peter Rommel (Germany), Gabriele Salvatores (Italy) and Dan Talbot (USA) have awarded the following prizes for feature films screening in the Competition to:The Golden Bear toGEGEN DIE WAND / Head On by Fatih AkinThe Jury Grand Prix - Silver Bear toEL ABRAZO PARTIDO /Lost Embrace by Daniel BurmanThe Silver Bea...

Berlin Wraps Today

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The grand awards of Golden Bear for best film and several Silver Bear awards, 54th Berlinale will be chosen today at 2pm with a red carpet awards ceremony at 6.30. The International Jury for 2004 composed of Frances McDormand, Maji-da Abdi, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Samira Makhmalbaf, Peter Rommel, Gabriele Salvatores and Dan Talbot, will announce the award winners.Moira Sullivan...

Ace producers delegation in Berlin

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ACE PRODUCERS ATTENDING…Alphabetical orer Chris CURLINGZephyr Film – UKHelena DANIELSSONHepp Film - SwedenOlivier DELAHAYEOdelion – FranceHand De WEERSEgmond Film & Television – The NetherlandsSol GATTI-PASCUALThe Bureau - UKEmmanuel GIRAUD + Catherine HANNOUNLes Films de la Croisade - France Martin HAGEMANNZero Film – GermanyBernd HELLTHALER Euroarts entertainment - Germany Marcel HOEHNT&C Film – SwitzerlandDariusz JABLONSKI Apple Film – PolandElise JALLADEAUArtcam Intenational ...

The Berlinale Jury members

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Which competition film or participant will take home a Golden or Silver Berlin Bear at the end of the Berlinale 2004 is decided by the International Jury. In 2004 this committee will again consist of seven international film experts from a variety of disciplines. This year’s President of the Jury is Frances McDormand, an Academy Award winner and star of independent film.The award ceremony of the 54th Berlin International Film Festival will be held at the Berlinale Palast on Saturday, February ...

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