LONDON — Matthijs Wouter Knol is to become head of the Berlin Film Festival's European Film Market, one of the world's top three movie markets, alongside Cannes and the AFM. Knol replaces Beki…
Moving into its fifth day, the European Film Market is bustling with business for big-budget pics and mart topper Beki Probst is happily satisfied with this year's turnout.
Beki Probst has served as head of the European Film Market since 1988.
The upcoming European Film Market is off to a strong start, with exhibition space at the main Martin Gropius Bau and Marriott Hotel venues in Berlin fully booked.
Producers from the former Eastern Bloc keep a sharp eye on Berlin's European Film Market, they say, because it tends to be a bellwether of how sales will go for the rest of the year.
As the main international launchpad for German movies, the Berlinale usually serves up many of the year's top Teutonic titles, from historical dramas and romantic comedies to gritty true stories and…
Increased screening opportunities for 3D films will be one of the changes at the Berlinale's European Film Market next year.
Activity slowed considerably toward the end of the European Film Market at the Berlin Film Festival as buyers and sellers began packing up for American Film Market. Toward the end of the Feb. 17 to…