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Decent 2017 figures for German cinemas

Decent 2017 figures for German cinemas

France’s tax credits riding high

France’s tax credits riding high

Serbia increases cash rebate to 25%, doubles annual budget

Serbia increases cash rebate to 25%, doubles annual budget

Review: Isle of Dogs

Review: Isle of Dogs

Review: Eva

Review: Eva

BERLIN 2018: Benoît Jacquot delves into a world that is poisonous, opaque and strange, hinged on a game of mirrors between Gaspard Ulliel and Isabelle Huppert  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Review: Facing the Wind

Review: Facing the Wind

BERLIN 2018: Meritxell Colell Aparicio’s debut feature revolves around brushes with the past in a rural setting where silences and small gestures speak for themselves  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Review: The Waldheim Waltz

Review: The Waldheim Waltz

BERLIN 2018: Ruth Beckermann addresses the infamous 1986 Austrian presidential campaign and ends up with something more timely than one could ever have expected  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

European Film Forum to discuss the future of MEDIA in Berlin

European Film Forum to discuss the future of MEDIA in Berlin

BERLIN 2018: The first European Film Forum of this year will take place on 19 February and will focus on the future of the European Union programme  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market

Review: The Heiresses

Review: The Heiresses

BERLIN 2018 : The first full-length film by Paraguayan director Marcelo Martinessi is a vast co-production that focuses on a muted epiphany  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Jagoda Szelc  • Director

Interview: Jagoda Szelc • Director

“Watching a film is a form of ritual”

BERLIN 2018: We talked to Jagoda Szelc, whose debut film, Tower. A Bright Day, has had its world premiere in the Berlinale’s Forum  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Review: Tower. A Bright Day

Review: Tower. A Bright Day

BERLIN 2018: Jagoda Szelc’s spectacular feature debut is an utterly immersive cinematic experience  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Review: Horizon

Review: Horizon

BERLIN 2018: The second film by Brides director Tinatin Kajrishvili is a layered exploration of the unbearable loss the hero feels after his wife leaves him  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama

Review: Black 47

Review: Black 47

BERLIN 2018: In a well-meaning, if not entirely successful, feature presented out of competition at Berlin, Irish director Lance Daly takes on the Great Famine and ends up with a western  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Out of competition

The Match Factory seals a deal for Lukas Dhont’s debut, Girl

The Match Factory seals a deal for Lukas Dhont’s debut, Girl

BERLIN 2018: The winner of a Work in Progress Award at Les Arcs and CONNeXT has been added to the line-up of the German international sales agent  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/Germany

Review: When the War Comes

Review: When the War Comes

BERLIN 2018: Czech filmmaker Jan Gebert's first feature-length documentary about a Slovak paramilitary group is scary on many levels, although hardly surprising  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama Dokumente

French sales agents make a barrage of announcements at Berlin

French sales agents make a barrage of announcements at Berlin

The EFM has got off to a flying start for Gaumont, Wild Bunch, SBS, StudioCanal, Memento, MK2, Indie Sales, Versatile, Bac, Wide, Loco Films and Celluloid Dreams  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/France

Italian sellers touch down at the Berlinale EFM

Italian sellers touch down at the Berlinale EFM

Rai Com, True Colours, Fandango Sales and Intramovies will be offering the very best of the Italian season, from Love and Bullets to Cinderella the Cat and Couch Potatoes  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/Italy

Decent 2017 figures for German cinemas

Decent 2017 figures for German cinemas

With the number of cinemas in Germany at a ten-year high, admissions and box-office takings show a slight but solid increase, as does the market share of German cinema  

16/02 | Box office | Germany

France’s tax credits riding high

France’s tax credits riding high

The CNC has unveiled its extremely positive appraisal of the reforms to the national and international film and audiovisual tax credits  

16/02 | Industry | France

Maike Mia Höhne  • Curator, Berlinale Shorts

Interview: Maike Mia Höhne • Curator, Berlinale Shorts

“The future is here. The short form has a lot more to offer!”

BERLIN 2018: Maike Mia Höhne, curator of Berlinale Shorts, gave us an insight into what we can look forward to in this year’s programme  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Shorts

Martina Bleis and Kathi Bildhauer  • Co-directors, Berlinale Co-Production Market

Interview: Martina Bleis and Kathi Bildhauer • Co-directors, Berlinale Co-Production Market

“The projects benefit from having a stamp of approval from a big festival”

BERLIN 2018: We spoke to Martina Bleis and Kathi Bildhauer, co-directors of the Berlinale Co-Production Market, about the new focal points of the long-running industry event  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market

Serbia increases cash rebate to 25%, doubles annual budget

Serbia increases cash rebate to 25%, doubles annual budget

The Serbian government has adopted a new decree for its tax incentive, increasing it to 25% and doubling the annual budget to €6.7 million  

16/02 | Funding | Serbia

Review: Isle of Dogs

Review: Isle of Dogs

BERLIN 2018: Wes Anderson's new film, boasting a star-studded voiceover cast and meticulous stop-motion animation, is largely another example of style over substance  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

European cinema industry sees further growth in 2017

European cinema industry sees further growth in 2017

The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) has released its provisional update on admissions and box office revenues across Europe for last year  

15/02

Barbara Albert, Stéphane Brizé and Adrian Sitaru to attend Bergamo Film Meeting

Barbara Albert, Stéphane Brizé and Adrian Sitaru to attend Bergamo Film Meeting

The festival will run from 10 to 18 March and is due to include solo exhibits from three filmmakers and a retrospective dedicated to the Norwegian actress and director, Liv Ullmann  

15/02 | Bergamo 2018

Cinema attendance in the EU confirms strength in 2017

Cinema attendance in the EU confirms strength in 2017

European Audiovisual Observatory releases first estimates for European cinema attendance in 2017  

15/02

Film production booming in Europe - up by 47% - over the last 10 years

Film production booming in Europe - up by 47% - over the last 10 years

More than 18,000 films were produced in Europe between 2007 and 2016, reports European Audiovisual Observatory  

15/02

Reel Suspects spilling Christmas Blood at the EFM

Reel Suspects spilling Christmas Blood at the EFM

The horror flick by Norway’s Reinert Kiil stands tall among the four market premieres that the French sales agent is organising at Berlin  

15/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/France

European co-productions generated three times as many admissions as national films

European co-productions generated three times as many admissions as national films

The new EAO report examined film co-production activity and circulation in Europe over the last 10 years  

15/02

Léa Seydoux teams up with Ildikó Enyedi for The Story of My Wife

Léa Seydoux teams up with Ildikó Enyedi for The Story of My Wife

The French actress will topline the film alongside Norway’s Anders Baasmo Christiansen; production duties are being handled by Inforg - M&M Film  

15/02 | Production | Hungary/France/Germany/Italy

Matthijs Wouter Knol  • Director, European Film Market

Interview: Matthijs Wouter Knol • Director, European Film Market

"We've made the EFM one of the most important business events in the film industry"

BERLIN 2018: As the EFM kicks off, its director, Matthijs Wouter Knol, lifts the lid on new trends and changes in the industry  

15/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market

Global Screen, Picture Tree International, m-appeal and Films Boutique descend on the Berlinale

Global Screen, Picture Tree International, m-appeal and Films Boutique descend on the Berlinale

A raft of German international sales agents are presenting premieres in various sections of this year’s Berlin Film Festival  

15/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/Germany

Beta Cinema heading to the Berlinale with six films in the official programme

Beta Cinema heading to the Berlinale with six films in the official programme

The German sales agent’s line-up includes the Golden Bear contenders 3 Days in Quiberon and In the Aisles  

15/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/Germany

Love and Bullets earns 15 David di Donatello nominations

Love and Bullets earns 15 David di Donatello nominations

Naples in Veils follows close behind with 11 nominations. Nico, 1988, Holding Hands and The Place all receive eight nominations. The Italian film awards will be announced on 21 March in Rome  

14/02 | David di Donatello 2018

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