Plus: Samuel Goldwyn acquires Nerdland; Academy unveils Nicholl Fellows
The award is set to launch at the 67th Berlinale.
Festival to receive additional funding from Germany’s State Minister for Culture and Media in 2017.
The sales company has closed a raft of deals on six titles following EFM.
EXCLUSIVE: President Charlotte Mickie announced on Thursday a pair of key deals with EFM buyers on the drama.
EXCLUSIVE: Italian box office smash Quo Vado? has been sold to UK, Germany and Spain among other markets.
Following a challenging local opening Fire At Sea (Fuocoammare) has been significantly boosted by its Golden Bear win.
The distributor has picked up all North American rights from Doc & Film International to Gianfranco Rosi’s Golden Bear winner that dazzled the Berlinale jury and critics alike.
The Montreal-based sales company announced on Wednesday multiple territory sales from Berlin on Iciar Bollain’s drama ahead of its world premiere at the Miami International Film Festival in March.
EXCLUSIVE: New Europe Film Sales also secures deals for Italy and Brazil.
EXCLUSIVE: Magnolia head of worldwide sales Christina Rogers has reported a strong response from buyers in Berlin to Lo And Behold: Reveries Of The Connected World, The Lovers And The Despot, and Tickled.
EXCLUSIVE: EFM buyers have responded enthusiastically in Berlin to Ira Sachs’ coming-of-age drama Little Men, among other titles on the Mongrel slate.
Golden Bear winner Gianfranco Rosi among those calling for “awareness” of migrant tragedies.
Documentary Fire At Sea wins Golden Bear; Death In Sarajevo wins Jury Prize
Gianfranco Rosi’s migrant documentary Fire At Sea (Fuocoammare) took home the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival, which handed out its competition awards on Saturday night.
Israeli directors win both top awards; runners-up include Steve Coogan’s Shepherds And Butchers and Madonna dancer documentary Strike A Pose.
Winners revealed in Generation Kplus strand of the Berlinale.
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Italian documentary film-maker Gianfranco Rosi tells Tiffany Pritchard about the making of his Golden Bear-winner Fire At Sea.
The Iranian film-maker discusses his competition entry about ‘Green Card soldiers’ and living in exile from his home country.
Berlinale director discusses Meryl Streep, Fire At Sea and the digital future.
Screen spoke to the director about the unique process of making his documentary about the migrant crisis, and how he didn’t emerge from the process unscathed.
Food and the environment are at the heart of Gina Abatemarco’s work, as Tiffany Pritchard learns in the director’s first feature-length documentary that screens in the Berlinale’s Culinary Cinema section on Friday.
Saudi film-maker Mahmoud Sabbagh challenges Saudi authorities to show his film in cinemas.
Documentary duo reveal how they found a story of music and courage.
Arthouse favourite and fixture of period dramas such as Cyrano De Bergerac and La Reine Margot, Vincent Perez has moved steadily towards directing since his 1992 short L’échange.
Comedian and film star Steve Coogan plays a crusading lawyer taking on a seemingly unwinnable case in Apartheid era South Africa in Oliver Schmitz’s Shepherds And Butchers (sold at EFM by West End Films).
Donmar Warehouse artistic director Grandage talks making his film directing debut.
Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel, co-founders of Los Angeles-based sales outfit The Solution Entertainment Group, discuss their push into finance and production, and how they plan to stay ahead.
Aaron Brookner discusses Uncle Howard, his intimate portrait of the late film-maker, Howard Brookner.
Hollywood’s pre-eminent renaissance man — Columbia University professor, former Focus Features CEO and three-time Oscar nominee — is in Berlin for the European premiere of his directorial debut, Indignation.
Thanks to Carol, Brooklyn and Anomalisa, 2015 proved to be a banner year for UK sales agent HanWay Films. The company’s key executives explain how patience has paid dividends.
Ahead of its Berlinale screening this weekend, drone warfare documentary National Bird is becoming one of the festival’s buzz documentaries.
EXCLUSIVE: Screen spoke to the fastest man alive about his new all-access documentary - and how he wants a role in The Fast And The Furious.
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.
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
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.