From October 12 to 20, the Berlinale will present a film programme and co-organize a talk on the topic of film criticism at the “Days of Cinema” in Ramallah. The “Days of Cinema” is being put on by the ‘FilmLab: Palestine’, which aspires to strengthen the film industry and, more specifically, create opportunities for young filmmakers to train and explore film as a medium in the Palestinian territories [...]
The Berlin International Film Festival will be presenting three films by this year’s participants of the Berlinale Residency at the Arsenal Cinema from October 6 to 8. The three directors Fernando Eimbcke (Mexico), Daniel Borgman (New Zealand) and Ella Manzheeva (Russian Federation) have been in the capital since September 1. They will be spending three months in the city to work on their next film projects [...]
At the 22nd jury session of the WCF, the jury suggested contributing to the production funding of four new film projects. Two recommendations were announced within the scope of the WCF Europe programme [...]
Until October 21, experienced producers from around the world may submit new feature film projects to the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2016. The projects should be suitable for international co-production, have either already secured 30% of the financing or at least the production funding from the home country, and be budgeted between one and twenty million euros [...]
The Berlinale mourns the death of Chantal Akerman - one of the greatest auteur filmmakers - who has died at the age of 65.