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EWIP: Great response on the first day

The new industry event European Work in Progress (EWIP) has started with a great response: approx. 250 buyers and industry representatives are taking part and a total of 22 promising film projects are presenting themselves to the industry during the three days of the pitch. … more

NRW@Toronto International Film Festival

NRW out in force: nine Filmstiftung-backed productions have been invited to the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (tiff), including six as world premieres: „High Life“, „The Innocent“, „Rojo“, „The Most Beautiful Couple“, „Sew the Winter to my Skin“, „Styx“, „Never Look Away”, „In my Room“ and „Saf“. … more

Three Filmstiftung-backed productions at the 71st Locarno Festival

„What Doesn't Kill Us“ by Sandra Nettelbeck will celebrate its world premiere on the Piazza Grande in Locarno. The drama „Wintermärchen“ by Jan Bonny is in the festival's Competition in the running for the Golden Leopard. „Familia Sumergida“ by María Alché can be seen in the Cineasti del Presente sidebar. … more

International Emmy Semi-Final Round of Judging in Cologne on 21 June

The road to the International Emmy Awards in New York will pass through Cologne again this year. This will now be the 12th time that a Semi-Final Round of Judging is held here. On 21 June, a jury of around 45 film and TV professionals will convene on behalf of the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to decide on the candidates in five categories. … more