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Birgit Heidsiek


519 articles available in total starting from 08/06/2012. Last article published on 09/10/2020.

Symbols, dreams and emotions aplenty at the 28th Filmfest Hamburg

Symbols, dreams and emotions aplenty at the 28th Filmfest Hamburg

The German gathering has proven that the audience still has a longing to attend cinema and festival screenings  

09/10 | Festivals | Awards | Germany

MEDIA Desk Germany explores “Visions of a Creative Europe”

MEDIA Desk Germany explores “Visions of a Creative Europe”

The online conference offered a cultural round trip across Europe, and discussed how film and media will shape our future society  

22/09 | Institutions | Legislation | Germany

Alberto Barbera • Director, Venice Film Festival

Interview: Alberto Barbera • Director, Venice Film Festival

"We wanted to give a sign of strong support and solidarity to the film industry"

Venice Film Festival director Alberto Barbera talks about the anti-COVID system in place at this year's gathering  

31/08 | Venice 2020

The FFHSH introduces diversity checklists

The FFHSH introduces diversity checklists

The most ambitious film fund in Germany is introducing checklists to encourage and ensure diversity in front of and behind the camera  

20/07 | Industry | Market | Germany

The Deauville Green Awards launches its call for films

The Deauville Green Awards launches its call for films

The ninth edition of the environmental festival is taking place 100% online and is now open for submissions  

24/04 | Festivals | Awards | France

Lucia Milazzotto  • Director, MIA

Interview: Lucia Milazzotto • Director, MIA

“We try to build bridges so that our industry can benefit from them”

We sat down with Lucia Milazzotto, the head of the MIA, in Rome to find out more about the film market’s winning formula  

24/10/2019 | MIA 2019

Original stories with global appeal take centre stage at the MIA

Original stories with global appeal take centre stage at the MIA

The MIA market in Rome featured a raft of brand-new films, series and projects for the 2020-2022 season  

23/10/2019 | MIA 2019 | Awards

Film professionals “find the real DNA of the market” at the Venice Production Bridge

Film professionals “find the real DNA of the market” at the Venice Production Bridge

VENICE 2019: Attendance levels at the Italian industry hub increased by 9% this year, with 2,672 professionals passing through its doors  

10/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Venice Production Bridge

“Content is always king” at the European Film Forum

“Content is always king” at the European Film Forum

VENICE 2019: The industry event looked at how best to promote European audiovisual works beyond the continent’s borders  

05/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Venice Production Bridge

Katrin Gebbe • Director of Pelican Blood

Interview: Katrin Gebbe • Director of Pelican Blood

“I am interested in people on the fringes of society, and I like to dig deeper into why they ended up like this”

VENICE 2019: We chatted to German writer-director Katrin Gebbe about her second feature, Pelican Blood, which opened the Orizzonti competition  

04/09/2019 | Venice 2019 | Orizzonti

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