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GERMAN FILMS AT CANNES 2016
TONI ERDMANN (© Komplizen Film)
NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER 2016

MAREN ADE IN THE CANNES COMPETITION

The German director Maren Ade will be having the world premiere of TONI ERDMANN (DE/AT, Komplizen Film) in the Competition of the 69th Festival de Cannes (11 – 22 May 2016).

In addition, three German co-productions have been invited to the Competition, one will be shown as a Special Screening and four in the sidebar of Un Certain Regard. More…

Three German co-productions have been programmed in the independent sections of Semaine de la Critique and Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. More…

PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE

Undine Filter of DEPARTURES Film will be travelling to Cannes as the German participant of the European Film Promotion's PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE networking program. More…

MARKET SHOWCASE OF NEW GERMAN FILMS IN CANNES

German Films will be presenting market screenings of a total of 22 new German productions at the film market under the label of New German Films in Cannes from 13 to 18 May 2016, including seven market premieres. All of the films and screening times here.

NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER      

The NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER program of shorts will be presented for the sixth time in cooperation with the FFA. The world premiere in the presence of the filmmakers will take place on Sunday, 15 May 2016, at 6:00 pm, in the Olympia Cinema. More…

GERMAN PAVILION

This year will be the 16th time that German Films is joining forces with Focus Germany, the amalgamation of the seven major regional film funds, to organize the German Pavilion in the International Village of the Marché du Film. It is a meeting place and contact point for accredited delegates from the German and international film industry. Market professionals can receive competent advice at the information stands of German Films and Focus Germany.

German Pavilion, #125
International Village – Riviera
Tel. +33-(0)4-92 59 01 80

Header photo: Maren Ade (© Iris Janke)

 
 
SPOTLIGHT: NEW GERMAN TV SERIES
DEUTSCHLAND 83 (© Nik Konietzny)

There was much talk this year about German television and German series, in particular, at the MIPTV in Cannes (4 - 7 April 2016), the world's biggest trade fair for the TV and digital markets - including the international successes of recent years such as DEUTSCHLAND 83, GENERATION WAR and WEISSENSEE, current projects being presented at the market, and also the many exciting, top-class projects in development and production that are set to be delivered in the near future. "High-end television series are on the rise in Germany", Variety reported. And The Hollywood Reporter spoke of a "production revolution" in German TV: "Never have there been so many ambitious series getting commissioned from German networks. And never have international buyers, who crowded into Cannes this week for the MIPTV market, been so eager to see them."

More on new TV projects from Germany…

 
 
KINO! 2016 POPULAR WITH AUDIENCE AND PRESS IN NEW YORK
Isabelle Stever, Maria Furtwängler, Mariette Rissenbeek, Marian Masone (© Vlasta Pilot)

KINO! Festival of German Films in New York came to a close on 14 April 2016 with around 2,000 admissions, sold-out performances and a total of ten guests from the fields of direction, acting, cinematography and writing presenting their films in lively Q&As. The favorite of the Big Apple's audiences was the boxer drama A HEAVY HEART by Thomas Stuber (DEPARTURES Film, deutschfilm), which won the Audience Award. The festival's third edition and the German cinema presented on the East Coast received a lot of attention from the local press with reports from such publications as The New York TimesThe Hollywood Reporter gave positive reviews to THE CULPABLE and FASSBINDERIndiewire devoted an article to the restored classic THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI.

More on successful films and guests...

 
 
SAVE THE DATE: GERMAN FILMS PREVIEWS 2016
GERMAN FILMS PREVIEWS 2016

 
 
FESTIVALS

13 German films and co-productions to screen at Hot Docs 2016. More...

German films at Linz, Beijing, San Francisco, Creteil, Tribeca, Istanbul, ECU, BAFICI, TIFF Kids and Indielisboa.

German shorts at Busan, Nijmwegen and Aspen.

 
 
AWARDS

Awards for German films at Istanbul, EcuBrive and Creteil

 
 
INTERNATIONAL RELEASES

International theatrical releases of German films in May 2016 supported by the German Films' Distribution Support Program. More...

 
 
BOX-OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

VICTORIA and UNFRIEND very successful in the UK. More...