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Musikfilmtage Oberaudorf

The festival is focusing on documentaries and featurefilms that deal with music or in which the musical context plays a major role. A the same time Musikfilmtage Oberaudorf with the cinemas Kursaal und the Open Air screenings at Kurpark are a communicative encounter place for directors, producers and the public. Every year on sunday midday there is a brunch called "Musikfilmtage Frühschoppen" - a hosted panel open to the public with known names from the film circuit. Guest in the recent years were: directors Joseph Vilsmaier and Franz Xaver Bogner, composers/musicians Klaus Doldinger und Gerd Baumann, producers Uschi Reich, Uli Aselmann and Ulrich Limmer, actors Bettina Mittendorfer and Maximilian Brückner, the head of the Filmfestival Hof Heinz Badewitz, TV-Host Fritz Egner and many others

39 New Film Projects at the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2012

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Searching for Co-Production Partners: 39 New Film Projects at the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2012 At the ninth Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 12 to 14, 2012), the producers and directors of 39 selected film projects from 30 countries will meet with 450 potential co-production and financing partners. For each of these projects, the Berlinale Co-Production Market team will arrange approximately 25 meetings with interested partners. This means carefully scheduling more than 1000 meeti...

Braunschweig annouces „Heinrich" nominees

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  The nominees for the audience competition "The Heinrich" of the 25th Braunschweig International Film Festival (November 8-13) are set. Ten films from eight countries will compete for the prize for European debut and second films with a purse of 10.000 Euro. The prize money, endowed by the filmfest's main sponsor Volkswagen Financial Services, is equally sharded between the director and German distributor. The winner will be announced at the award ceremony on Sunday, November 13...

Homage to Rosel Zech

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In Memory of One of the Great Ones in German Film and TheaterWhen Rosel Zech left us after a long illness on August 31, 2011, this departure came much too early. To pay homage to this Berlin-born actress, the cinema Kurbel in Berlin-Charlottenburg will screen VERONIKA VOSS, one of her strongest and most successful films, in a matinee on October 30 at 11AM (Kurbel 2). Rosel Zech and Rainer Werner Fassbinder were awarded the Golden Bear for VERONIKA VOSS as best film at the 1982 Berlinale. We are ...

Werner Herzog to keynote at The Film Independent Forum

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7TH ANNUAL FILM INDEPENDENT FORUM, PRESENTED BY INDIEWIREOCTOBER 21-23, 2011Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced that acclaimed director Werner Herzog (Cave of Forgotten Dreams, The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call – New Orleans) will be the keynote speaker and answer filmmaking questions from the audience at the seventh annual Film Independent Forum, presented by indieWIRE. The must-attend conference is a...

German Films Previews: German Exporters report strong business in Hamburg

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The 11th German Films Previews in Hamburg was once again a business success for German film exporters. 17 screenings at the 2011 Event (July 10 – 13) were presented in Hamburg’s Dammtor Cinema. The 11 attending German film sales companies again reported strong business with finalized deals and ongoing negotiations resulting from the Previews.  The annual showcase of current and upcoming films organized by German Films in association with the German Film Exporters Association (VDFE) ...

Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film to Above us only sky....

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   Jan Schomburg's ÜBER UNS DAS ALL/ABOVE US ONLY SKY from Germany has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Panorama section of the Berlinale, it was announced today by a jury of four exhibitors - the seventh year the Label has been awarded in the section. ÜBER UNS DAS ALL/ABOVE US ONLY SKY will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional promotion across t...

TIFF Film In Focus: MAMMA GOGO

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  When a filmmaker draws on his own experience to the extent that Icelandic director Fridrik Thor Fridriksson has done in his wonderful memory film MAMMA GOGO, the intimacy of the revelations is almost disarmingly intimate. The prolific director, probably the best known from his native country and one of the most consistent in Scandinavia cinema, takes his audience on a personal journey as the film’s protagonist, a filmmaker himself, becomes immersed in the downward spiral of his mothe...

47 European films receive EFP Film Sales Support for Toronto

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For the 6th year in a row, European Film Promotion (EFP) is assisting the marketing campaigns of European films through its Film Sales Support scheme (FSS) at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which runs September 9 - 19. Backed by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, 25 different European sales agents and two production companies are benefitting from the financial help for the promotion of 47 films this year. With an annual programme of close on 120 European fil...

EFP Industry Screenings in New York

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June 28th and 29thIn the 6th year of its NY Industry Screenings, European Film Promotion (EFP) is proud to present three European films to the industry on June 28th and 29th. >> download the file as pdf The screenings, which are supported by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, EYE Film Institute Netherlands, Irish Film Board and German Films, will be shown at the Tribeca Grand Hotel's screening room, and the respective sales agents will be in attendance. All of the films ar...

25th Munich DOK.fest - a summary

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  DOK.fest's special anniversary year was a huge success: Munich was glowing in orange and 11,500 cinemagoers flocked to see the 72 best documentary films of the year from throughout the world. The International Documentary Film Festival then went on tour with six selected films through five Bavarian towns. The DOK.tour - the "festival on the road" - offered a wide and engaged audience throughout Bavaria the possibility of watching outstanding do...

EFP launches programme highlighting European and Turkish films

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BRIDGES EUROPE - TURKEY at the Istanbul International Film Festival (April 3-18, 2010)   NOTHING PERSONAL by Urszula Antoniak With BRIDGES EUROPE - TURKEY, European Film Promotion (EFP) will be launching a new programme at the 29th edition of the Istanbul International Film Festival. Between April 12-14, the festival, in close cooperation with EFP, will highlight and present 10 current European and 12 Turkish productions of up-and-coming directors. Apart from the aim...

Testimonials from Rome Business Street / New Cinema Network

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723 accreditated professionals took part in the five-day-long Roman film market, The Business Street | Mercato Internazionale del Film, which opened on Thursday, October 15 in Via Veneto. Market venues included the Terrace at the Hotel Bernini Bristol; the Spazio Cinema at the Hotel Majestic, where conferences were held; the Casa del Cinema, the Levi'sҭov, and the Green House at the Auditorium.The Business Street is growing, with an increase in the number of countries represented and a 16%...

Support For European Cinema

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SAME BUT DIFFERENT (Detlev Buck, Germany)  by Sandy Mandelberger, Festival Dailies Editor With nearly a third of the films on offer in Toronto coming from the European continent, the Festival is a very important launching pad for both established and emerging talents to make an impression in North America. That is why the support of the European Film Promotion organization, a conglomeration of the governmental promotion offices from across the continent, is so vital ...

Filmfestival Turkey/Germany

The Filmfestival Turkey/Germany takes annually place in Nuremberg.

Features films, shortfilms and documentaries can partizipate.

Thera is a competition for feature films from Germany and Turkey. Those Awards will be given:

- Award for the best movie (5.000 €)

- Award for best actor and actrss (each 1.000 €)

- Award of the audience (1.000 €)

- Award of the film criticians (1.000 €)

Further there is a competion of shortmovies. The price for the best film is 1.000 €.

Our Landscapes of movies are a part of the festival without the charackter of competition. The give an overview about the german and the turkish cinema of these days.

Among all movies of the festival the Öngören Award for democracy and human righst is awarded.

Further information in german and turkish under: www.fftd.net

Palm Beach FF Winners

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  It was a true celebration of film as the Palm Beach International Film Festival celebrated announced its winners in the categories of Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best Short Film and Best Director. The jury for the 14th PBIFF consisted of:  Academy Award-nominated actress Shohreh Aghdashloo (House of Sand & Fog, and the upcoming Stoning of Soraya M.) and Debbie Frank, COO of the Frank Theatres, who judged the Feature Films; Director Aaron Wells (whose film Rock and...

Celebration of film wraps in Palm Beach with awards

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It was a true celebration of film as the Palm Beach International Film Festival celebrated its 14th installment, which took place April 23 – 27, 2009. After five days of screenings, the jury votes were tallied to determine the winners for Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best Short Film and Best Director, while audiences voted for their favorite in categories of features, documentaries and shorts. Jury winners were announced at an afternoon press conference, and the Audience Choice Award...

Palm Beach wraps, with award winners announced

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It was a true celebration of film as the Palm Beach International Film Festival celebrated its 14th installment, which took place April 23 – 27, 2009. After five days of screenings, the jury votes were tallied to determine the winners for Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best Short Film and Best Director, while audiences voted for their favorite in categories of features, documentaries and shorts. Jury winners were announced at an afternoon press conference, and the Audience Choice Award...

Palm Beach International Film Festival Line Up

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The Palm Beach International Film Festival (PBIFF) announced its highly anticipated film line-up for the 14th edition, April 23-27, 2009. Executive Director Randi Emerman announced that more than 110 films will screen at this year’s event, which now spans five days. “We’re a little shorter this year, yet we have added more venues, as well as a second weekend featuring the ‘Best of the Fest,” said Emerman. “The festival takes pride in our determination to bring Palm Beach County on...

Abgedreht

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new short film festival in Germany. "Abgedreht" means weird. Takes place in Sulzbach-Rosenberg near Nuremberg in Bavaria.

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