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EWIP: Positive résumé and award ceremony

With yesterday's award ceremony, the newly initiated industry event European Work in Progress Cologne (EWIP) is drawing to a successful close. Yesterday evening, this year's international industry jury (Jonas Dornbach, Olimpia Pont Cháfer, Aistė Račaitytė, Pernille Munk Skydsgaard) announced the winners of the 22 film projects presented. … more

Call for Projects: Submission deadline on August 15

The preparations for the first edition of European Work in Progress Cologne (October 9-11, 2018) embedded in the 28. Film Festival Cologne are in full swing. Film projects from all over Europe have been submitted and entries are still possible until August 15, 2018. … more

Berlinale awards ceremony: two Silver Bears for Filmstiftung-backed co-production „The Heiresses“ („Las herederas“) by Marcelo Martinessi

Resounding success for the Filmstiftung-backed production „The Heiresses“ by Marcelo Martinessi: the film picked up two awards at the weekend's awards ceremony in the Berlinale Palast. The jury under the presidency of Tom Tykwer presented the film with the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a feature film that opens new perspectives, and also recognised Ana Brun as Best Actress. … more

FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017 for Aki Kaurismäki

The Other Side of Hope" is the best film of the past year, according to the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI). Aki Kaurismäki will receive the "FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2017" during the opening ceremony of the San Sebastián International Film Festival on September 22. … more

New US film distributor sells „Cahier Africain“

The newly founded film distributor Juno Films will sell the award-winning documentary "Cahier Africain" by director Heidi Specogna on the North American market. The Cologne-based Rushlake Media licensed the documentary, and cooperates with Juno Films to bring selected projects to the market worldwide. … more