The German Federal Film Fund (DFFF) film subsidy has given visual effects a seat at the incentives table for the next three-year cycle beginning 2013. Effects work done in Germany will qualify for…
The German Ministry of Culture has renewed the DFFF film fund, which will dole out €60 million ($77.6 million) a year in film subsidies from 2103 through 2015.
The emphasis of the Berlin production subsidies is, by definition, production -- but now, the growth of Berlin-based vfx houses means that big-budget shoots can take advantage of local…
"The Avengers" may be unbeatable, but not without its 3D shield.
A film that mixes fact and fable to humorously tell the story of two 19th century scientists may not sound like the stuff of 3D film these days. But Teuton filmmakers (think Werner Herzog's "The Cave…
This year's edition of the Berlinale Co-Production Market wrapped on Tuesday afternoon with heavy activity from the 487 participants, a mix of filmmakers and production companies.
If the idea of Soviet entertainment seems a contradiction in terms, that's what this year's Berlinale Retrospective, the Red Dream Factory, is all about.
Paul Wegener's most famous portrayal of "The Golem" in 1920 was actually the remake of his 1914 film, since lost. . .