Berlin Film Festival

Film Movement has acquired North American rights to “Wildland,” Jeanette Nordahl’s debut feature starring Sidse Babett Knudsen (“Borgen”) as a mafia ringleader. The gripping...

The end came quietly with the humdrum announcement of a deal between two state-owned TV groups, China Central Television (CCTV) and South Korean public broadcaster KBS. The pronouncement of “cooperation...

Portuguese director Susana Nobre’s second fiction feature film, “Jack’s Ride” is a 70-minute memory-laden road movie that weaves concentric circles through the urban, industrial...

Producer Orian Williams makes his directorial debut with Jeff Buckley biopic “Everybody Here Wants You.” Culmination will produce and kick off worldwide sales of the pic at...

Gaston Pavlovich, famed for producing Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and “The Irishman,” is joining Sophokles Tasioulis, producer of Terrence Malick’s “Voyage of...

As the European Film Market prepares to launch on Monday in a digital format, its new director Dennis Ruh talks to Variety about the rationale behind the structure that he has chosen, and the challenges...

Due to the pandemic, Berlin Film Festival artistic director Carlo Chatrian and his programming team this year were forced to “think of the selection in different terms,” he says, when the fest...

TrustNordisk has closed further sales on Christoffer Boe‘s “A Taste of Hunger” and has unveiled the international poster for the anticipated film. “A Taste of Hunger,” which...

For nearly two decades the European Film Market has had, at its core, the Berlinale Co-Production Market, where hundreds of producers, sales agents, distributors, broadcasters and, more recently, some...

Princ Films has taken international rights to Slávek Horák’s “Havel,” a biopic about the Czech playwright, dissident and his country’s president Vaclav Havel, and...

The 2020 Berlin Film Festival was the last major global film event that took place physically before the coronavirus pandemic began devastating the world. The 2021 edition is, understandably, very different...

The Berlin Film Festival has unveiled the lineup of 20 shorts from 17 countries which will compete for the Golden and Silver Bear awards for short films. The festival said the films “daringly confront...

Speciality distributor Grasshopper Film has acquired U.S. distribution rights for Taiwanese auteur Tsai Ming-liang’s “Days” and will release the film in cinemas in 2021. Starring frequent...

Refreshing as a river dip on a hot day, but also mildly melancholic, as though perhaps it is the last swim of the summer, Guillaume Brac’s wise, witty “À l’abordage” is an...

Tom of Finland has a lot to answer for. His gorgeously lurid illustrations of bulging male musculature, tumescent crotches, extravagant mustaches and granite jawlines not only defined the iconography for...

Jan Naszewski’s Warsaw-based sales outlet New Europe Film Sales has acquired world rights for the upcoming drama “Leave No Traces,” from acclaimed Polish director Jan P. Matuszyński...