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Berlinale Series hires new head

Julia Fidel previously worked on the Panorama and Generation sections.

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Berlinale Forum names selection committee for 2019

Newly-appointed head Cristina Nord selects inaugural programming team.

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Berlinale’s Drama Series Days market renamed to appeal to producers of all TV genres

There had been confusion over the word ‘drama’ in the name.


Berlinale Panorama title 'Greta' heads to the US (exclusive)

German sales agent M-Appeal has sealed a series of deals on the Brazilian title.

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Berlinale faces screening venue headache with proposed CineStar closure

The CineStar’s eight screens host Panorama, Forum and EFM screenings.

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Berlin Film Festival appoints Cristina Nord as new Forum head

Nord will take up the role from August 2019.

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Berlin Film Festival launches new competitive section

Strand called Encounters aims to support new voices in cinema.

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BFI acquires Agnès Varda's last film 'Varda By Agnès' (exclusive)

BFI also picked up Mark Jenkin’s ‘Bait’.

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Casey Affleck drama 'Light Of My Life' lands US deal (exclusive)

Black Bear Pictures fully financed father-daughter drama that premiered in Berlin Panorama.

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Berlin Panorama selection 'Game Girls' lands at Breaking Glass Pictures (exclusive)

Award-winning doc to open theatrically in Los Angeles in May.

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Berlin Film Festival unveils new selection committee

Also appoints new section heads for Panorama, Berlinale Shorts.


Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson sci-fi 'Reminiscence' lands at Warner Bros

Warner Bros has snapped up worldwide rights to one of last month’s hottest EFM packages Reminiscence to star Hugh Jackman and Rebecca Ferguson.

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EFM delegate numbers fall as industry reacts to controversial access changes

New security regulations undoubtedly had an impact.