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Berlin 2016: Film profiles

Screen profiles the features making their world premieres - and key international premieres - at the 66th Berlin Film Festival

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Altitude inks key pre-sale on Martin Freeman chiller 'Ghost Stories'

10-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: The Woman In Black distributor TMG/Concorde picks up thriller for Germany.

Childhood Leader

Brady Corbet's 'Childhood Of A Leader' secures UK deal

10-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Metrodome strikes for Venice debut starring Berenice Bejo and Robert Pattinson.

Zero Days

FilmNation to sell 'Zero Days'

10-Feb-2016 | By

Glen Basner will commence international sales in Berlin on Participant Media’s cyber warfare documentary by Alex Gibney ahead of its world premiere in competition on February 17.

Get Squirrely

Buyers 'Get Squirrely' for John H. Williams animation

10-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: UK and Australia / NZ deals on animation featuring voices of Will Forte, John Leguizamo.

white island

Independent picks up 'White Island' for EFM

10-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: The sales company will introduce the Ibiza-set crime thriller alongside four other films on its slate.

Charlotte Rampling

Charlotte Rampling to star in Jane Austen adaptation 'Sanditon'

10-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Goldcrest boards sales on adaptation of Austen’s final novel.

errol morris

Errol Morris, Wim Wenders executive-produce drones doc

10-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: ro*co films represents international sales rights to Berlinale Special title.

Drinker

'The Banksy Job' to get Berlin art gallery screening

10-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Art heist documentary to be sold by Metro International.

James Purefoy

James Purefoy, Aneurin Barnard to lead 'Interlude In Prague'

10-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

John Stephenson’s Mozart drama will begin shooting in Prague in April.

Kevin Spacey

Zeal Media Co launches with 'Billionaire Boys Club'

9-Feb-2016 | By

The team behind the Kevin Spacey-Ansel Elgort drama that Good Universe will be selling in Berlin have deepened their ties.

The Evil In Us

Raven Banner unveils genre quartet for EFM

9-Feb-2016 | By

EXCLUSIVE: The Toronto-based distributor and sales agent arrives at the EFM with four new titles to introduce to buyers.

David Tennant

GSP Studios to sell 'Mad To Be Normal' at EFM

9-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The R.D. Liang biopic stars David Tennant in the lead role, alongside Elisabeth Moss.

Don't Call Me Son

Cinema do Brasil promotes Panorama pair

9-Feb-2016 | By

The Brazilian promotional body will attend the EFM for the tenth consecutive year to talk up a slate of national films that includes Panorama selections Time Was Endless and Don’t Call Me Son.

mellow mud

Pluto Film acquires Berlinale Generation title 'Mellow Mud'

9-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

The sales outfit has also taken two other films for EFM: Yaniv Berman’s Land Of The Little People and Jan Speckenbach’s Freedom.

Tom Of Finland poster

EFM: Protagonist boards Dome Karukoski’s 'Tom Of Finland'

8-Feb-2016 | By Michael Rosser

Drama about the iconic gay artist to shoot in Sweden.

Rocco Siffredi

Wild Bunch to launch porn star Rocco Siffredi doc at EFM

8-Feb-2016 | By Melanie Goodfellow

EXCLUSIVE: Company also reveals more details about Claire Denis’s High Life and will show fresh footage of Emir Kusturica’s On The Milky Road. 

love me do

Parkland Pictures takes UK thriller 'Love Me Do'

8-Feb-2016 | By Tom Grater

EXCLUSIVE: Parkland will introduce thriller to buyers at the EFM.

Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson to topline crime-comedy 'Mr. Cranky'

8-Feb-2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan Teplitzky (The Railway Man) to direct feature heading to EFM with Metro International.

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INTERVIEWS

Dieter Kosslick

Dieter Kosslick's Berlin days

9-Feb-2016 | By

In his 15th year as festival director, the Berlinale’s Dieter Kosslick discusses the 2016 line-up with Martin Blaney and his plans to further grow the festival.

The Commune behind the scenes

Thomas Vinterberg on how his unusual childhood inspired 'The Commune'

9-Feb-2016 | By Wendy Mitchell

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Thomas Vinterberg tells Wendy Mitchell about drawing on his childhood for his most personal film yet, The Commune, which reunites him with the stars of Festen and is screening in Competition at Berlin

Alone In Berlin

On Location: 'Alone In Berlin'

9-Feb-2016 | By Mark Salisbury

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Originally conceived as a German-language project, Alone In Berlin failed to entice financiers. But when Hans Fallada’s novel was republished in English to huge acclaim, director Vincent Pérez re-imagined the film. Now it is making its debut in Competition at the Berlinale.