While movie industries around the world have been hit hard by the economic downturn, German filmmakers have been largely oblivious to credit crunches and shrinking equity.
Berlin Film Festival
With films like Jaume Collet-Serra's Berlinale screener "Unknown" and Roman Polanski's Silver Bear and European Film Award-winning "The Ghost Writer" to its credit, Studio Babelsberg continues to…
Eastern Europe is a study in contrasts.
Czech cinema, commanding a nearly 40% domestic marketshare, is at a high-water mark, with ticket prices averaging more than $6 and auds for all films north of 1.2 million -- the biggest crowds…
Poland has a strong showing in Berlin this year with four titles in official selection, including Jan Komasa's debut "Suicide Room," playing in Panorama Special as a world premiere.
Exclusive Media subsid Exclusive Films Intl. has come to Berlin with a robust slate and a raft of sales for George Clooney pic "Ides of March."
Jeremy Renner, Judi Dench, Jennifer Garner and Michelle Monaghan are attached to topline the indie "Better Living Through Chemistry," which Metropolis is preselling internationally at the European…
An enervating, over-aestheticized mood piece about a child forced to live a complicated lie.
Snoot Entertainment is financing and co-producing low-budget thriller "You're Next," which Brit outfit HanWay Films is selling in Berlin.
French helmer Stephane Brize, who has steadily built an international sales base on delicate relationship dramas, is set to direct "A Few Hours of Spring."
A month after Sierra Pictures and Affinity merged their sales operations, the entity has announced its senior exec team under CEO Nick Meyer and chief operating officer Marc Schaberg.