He takes over from Matthijs Wouter Knol, who is the new head of Berlin’s European Film Market.
Co-production funds run by the Berlin and Rotterdam film festivals and a new day-and-date initiative are among new projects by supported by the European Commission (EC).
Beki Probst to become president of the Berlinale’s European Film Market after more than 25 years as head of the EFM.
Berlinale Talents bolsters collaboration with the Arab world with inaugural programme of masterclasses and workshops in Beirut.
EXCLUSIVE: Yann Demange’s well-received feature debut sells around the world.
The dates for the 65th Berlinale have been set.
Fortissimo Films has signed a string of deals on several titles on its Berlin slate, including further sales on Ira Sachs’ Love Is Strange, which has gone to Spain (Golem) and Italy (Koch Media) among other territories.
EXCLUSIVE: Fast-rising global genre specialist XYZ Films has reported a strong response to its recent Berlin sales slate led by Brian Horiuchi’s ensemble sci-fi drama Parts Per Billion.
Asia was the big winner at the 64th Berlin Film Festival, taking home four Bears, including the Golden Bear for Best Film and Silver Bear for Best Actor (Liao Fan) for Diao Yinan’s Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo).
Diao Yinan’s noir Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo) took the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in a triumphant night for Chinese cinema.