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Oscar® Race: Search begins for German candidate

The film that is going to represent Germany at the 93rd Oscars® in competition for International Feature Film will be announced on 28 October 2020. An independent jury will decide which film this...

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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 264,511 Euros

In the fourth meeting of 2020, German Films' "Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 30 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 264,511 Euros were allocated.

The...

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GERMAN FILMS & GOETHE-INSTITUT OPEN GERMAN FILM OFFICE IN NEW YORK

Mark October 1st in your calendars: That day the German Film Office opens for business!

The joint New York based office of German Films and the Goethe-Institut is being established to pool resources...

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World Premiere for RIVAL in Busan

RIVAL by Marcus Lenz will have its world premiere in the Flash Forward competition section at the 25th edition of the Busan International Film Festival (21 – 30 October, 2020). The festival is...

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Animation Germany: Ina Sommer starts as liaison for Animation Industry at German Films

In recent years, animated films have always been prominently featured among the lists of the most successful German films abroad. In 2019, for example, MANOU THE SWIFT, MARNIE'S WORLD and LUIS AND...

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Awards

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT MONTREAL 2020

Best Animated Short Film – Les Nouveaux Alchimistes
SERIAL PARALLELS by Max Hattler (DE/HK) more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN ANIMATED SHORTS IN ZAGREB 2020

Grand Prix – Short Film Competition
JUST A GUY by Shoko Hara (Studio Seufz)

Golden Zagreb Award for Creativity and Innovative Artistic Achievement

FREEZE FRAME by Soetkin Verstegen (BE/DE/FI, Akademie... more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN ANIMATED SHORTS AT OTTAWA 2020

Best Script
ALTÖTTING by Andreas Hykade (DE/CA/PT, Studio FILM BILDER)

Special Mention – Shorts for Preschool
PATCHWORK PENGUIN by Angela Steffen (Studio FILM BILDER) more

AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT DRAMA 2020

Best Animation Film
PORTRAIT OF SUZANNE by Izabela Plucinska (DE/FR/PL)

European Film Awards – Short Film Candidate Drama
FAVORITES (FAVORITEN) by Martin Monk (AT/DE)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SILICON VALLEY JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2020

Best Feature
THE COLLINI CASE (DER FALL COLLINI) by Marco Kreuzpaintner (Constantin Film Produktion)
Best Documentary
GOLDA by Sagi Bornstein, Udi Nir, Shani Rozanes (IL/DE, gebrueder beetz...

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Festivals

GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT DOC NY 2020

Masters
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES by Ulrike Ottinger (DE/FR, zero one film)

Arts + Culture
LOST IN FACE by Valentin Riedl (Corso Film)

International Perspectives
SUMMER WAR (SOMMERKRIEG) by Moritz Schulz... more

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT WINTERTHUR 2020

International Competition
THE GHOSTS WE LEFT AT HOME by Faris Alrjoob (DE/JO)
INFLORESCENCE by Nicolaas Schmidt
THE NATURAL DEATH OF A MOUSE (DER NATÜRLICHE TOD DER MAUS) by Katharina Huber
THE TAWNY OWL... more

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS at AFI FEST LOS ANGELES 2020

New Auteurs
RIVAL (RIVALE) by Marcus Lenz (HANFGARN & UFER Filmproduktion, Wildfilms)

Short Film Competition
POSTPARTUM (WOCHENBETT) by Henriette Rietz

World Cinema
THERE IS NO EVIL (ES GIBT KEIN BÖSES)... more

GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS IN MONTCLAIR (USA) 2020

THERE IS NO EVIL (ES GIBT KEIN BÖSES) by Mohammad Rasoulof (DE/CZ/IR, Cosmopol Film)
UNDINE by Christian Petzold (DE/FR, Schramm Film Koerner & Weber) more

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT UPPSALA 2020

International Competition
EADEM CUTIS: THE SAME SKIN (EADEM CUTIS: DIESELBE HAUT) by Nina Hopf
EKSTASE by Marion Kellmann
FREEZE FRAME by Soetkin Verstegen (BE/DE/FI)
FROM OVER HER by Patrick Buhr
HAVE A... more
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