Press Releases 70th Berlinale

European Film Market & Co-Production Market

May 19, 2020: Berlinale Thanks Matthijs Wouter Knol for His Long-Time Commitment

After a total of twelve remarkable years at the Berlin International Film Festival, Matthijs Wouter Knol will take charge of the European Film Academy on January 1, 2021 [...]
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Feb 24, 2020: Projects with Potential: Three Prizes and 1,500 Meetings at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

At the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 22 to 26), three cash prizes have been awarded to selected feature film projects [...]
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Feb 11, 2020: “Berlinale Africa Hub”: Edutainment, Social Impact and Cooperation in Africa and its Diasporas

The EFM platform “Berlinale Africa Hub” is taking place for the fourth time. This year, the initiative has moved from Gropius Park to a new location on the first floor of the Marriott Hotel. Another new feature is the expansion of the spectrum of the “Berlinale Africa Hub” to now encompass the entire African continent [...]
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Feb 06, 2020: Raise Your Eyes: “EFM Horizon” Presents Social, Artistic and Technological Developments in the Film and Creative Industries of the Coming Years

Sustainability, well-being, diversity, storytelling, artificial intelligence and immersive media are the focus [...]
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Jan 21, 2020: “Books at Berlinale”: Twelve International Literary Works in Search of Film Producers

On February 24, at the “Books at Berlinale” pitching event, a co-operation with Frankfurter Buchmesse, the Berlinale Co-Production Market will once again present twelve exceptional works of literature that are particularly well-suited for screen-adaptation [...]
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Jan 20, 2020: “EFM Producers Hub” and “DocSalon” Back with New Co-Operations and Content

The programme of the “EFM Producers Hub” will cover all topics of current relevance for producers while offering its usual diverse range of content for industry attendees. “DocSalon” will once again provide guests from the documentary film branch with opportunities for networking and exchange [...]
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Jan 15, 2020: Berlinale Co-Production Market Brings 36 International Feature Film Projects Into Play

Filmmakers such as Adina Pintilie, Milko Lazarov, Pepa San Martín, Simon Jaquemet, Mariana Rondón, Radu Jude, Kasia Rosłaniec or John Trengove, whose previous feature films were already part of the Berlinale programme, some having received Bears, are presenting new projects [...]
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Jan 14, 2020: The EFM in Series: "Berlinale Series Market & Conference" With Current Topics and Showcases

“Berlinale Series Market & Conference” (previously “Drama Series Days”) will be offering a curated selection of Market Screenings and an international, top-class conference programme for the sixth time from February 24 to 26 at the Zoo Palast [...]
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Jan 14, 2020: “Co-Pro Series” 2020: Ten Selected Series Projects Seek International Partners

On February 25 and 26, the Berlinale Co-Production Market will invite producers, programming directors, distributors and series financiers to the exclusive pitch event “Co-Pro Series” [...]
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Sep 11, 2019: Berlinale 2020: New Head for Berlinale Series, and “Drama Series Days” Becomes “Berlinale Series Market”

Over the years, episodic content has become a potent and steady part of the Berlinale programme [...]
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Aug 29, 2019: Berlinale Co-Production Market: Submit International Feature Film and Series Projects Now

Until October 9, 2019, internationally experienced producers may submit new feature film projects in need of co-producers and financiers to the 17th Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 22 - 26, 2020) [...]
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Aug 20, 2019: European Film Market expands: “EFM Landmark” offers an additional business platform for producers and film commissioners

Over the past 20 years, film commissions have become a key factor in the international film industry [...]
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May 14, 2019: Berlinale 2020: Chile will be “Country in Focus” at the EFM

EFM’s “Country in Focus” programme was launched in 2017 and aims to present in depth the film industry and filmmakers of a country and offer them a special platform. [...]