Every section in a major fest has its own audience, but few are more enthusiastic than that for Panorama, the Berlinale's beating heart. Run by a tiny team headed by Wieland Speck and deputy Margaret…
The latest pics by Ken Loach, Eric Rohmer, Theo Angelopoulos, Patrice Leconte and John Boorman plus celebs on the order of Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, Juliette Binoche and Tim Roth skedded to walk…
In town to promote "The Last Samurai," Tom Cruise told the assembled hacks, "I love Berlin. This is a great city and I'd love to make a movie here. I'm looking for a script."
Since 1997, German media funds have raised some $8 billion. Hollywood got the loot, the Teutonic tax office didn't. Finally wising up, the government amended the law Jan. 1. "It's now much harder for…
There's no denying the role Berlin has played in the development of cinema. In 1895, the Berlin-based brothers Emil and Max Skladanowsky, unspooled the first-ever film, beating Louis and Auguste…
Once upon a time, West Berlin was a hard-to-reach island of democracy in the middle of communist East Germany.
Reflecting a strong Scandinavian and German tradition for children's films that tackle real-life subject matter, often life's uglier aspects, the Berlinale's Kinderfilmfest's program has always…
Taking a cue from a growing list of international film festivals that have sprouted marts, the Berlinale this year is introducing a co-production market to give filmmakers a chance to strike deals…
The biggest impact on the Berlin Film Festival in the last few years? A new topper? Sure. Political protests in 2003? Yes. The launch of the Berlinale Talent Campus? Absolutely. The educational…
The cachet from the Oscar noms had a palpable effect on "The Last Samurai," "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," "21 Grams" and "Lost in Translation" last weekend.
Russia's second Golden Eagle awards were handed out at the main production facility, Mosfilm, Saturday in a ceremony that heralds the country's return to the European production scene.
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