Newsletter
April 2019
 
26 April 2019
 
 
 
GERMAN FILMS IN CANNES 2019
Producer on the Move Eva Blondiau (photo courtesy of EFP)

The selection of films for the 2019 edition of the Festival de Cannes 2019 brings German co-productions to the fore. No less than five feature films with German involvement are in the Competition as well as a large number of other co-productions in the festival's other sections.
 
All of the German films and co-productions at Cannes in 2019…
 
MARKET SCREENINGS: NEW GERMAN FILMS IN CANNES
German Films will again be organizing market screenings at the Marché du Film in Cannes under the banner of "New German Films in Cannes". 22 new German film, including 7 market premieres, will be presented from 15 to 22 May 2019.

All of the films and screening times here…
 
PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE
20 promising producers from all over Europe will be taking part in the European Film Promotion's (EFP) PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE networking program during the Festival de Cannes. The program is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019. Eva Blondiau (COLOR OF MAY) will be participating as the German representative after having been nominated by the EFP member German Films.

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NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER
The 2019 edition of the NEXT GENERATION SHORT TIGER program of shorts is being presented in cooperation with the German Federal Film Board. The world premiere will be held in the presence of the filmmakers on Sunday, 19 May 2019, at 8:30 pm, in the Olympia 2 Cinema.

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GERMAN PAVILION
German Films continues to run the "German Pavilion" together with Focus Germany in the International Village of the Marché du Film. The pavilion serves as a meeting place and port of call for accredited delegates who will receive expert advice at the information stands of German Films and Focus Germany.
 
German Pavilion, #122
International Village – Riviera
Tel. +33-(0)4-92 59 01 80

 
 
SPOTLIGHT: ASIA
German-Chinese Delegation in Beijing

BEIJING SCREENINGS

As a way of reflecting the Asian market's continuing major significance, German Films organized an event in Beijing on 25 and 26 March to give six German world sales companies an opportunity to present new German films to selected Chinese buyers.
 
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FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS@MIP TV: JONAS NAY
Aylin Tezel, Jonas Nay, Leonie Benesch (© Jonas Nay)

Jonas Nay achieved worldwide prominence thanks to his role as the agent against his will, Martin Rauch, in the internationally successful and highly acclaimed series DEUTSCHLAND 83/86. The actor, who has also scored success with his band Pudeldame alongside his acting career, is one of the faces of the FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS campaign in 2019.

FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS 2019@MIP TV...

 
 
NEWSBITES

Pre-Selection Screening Dates
German Films invites international festival delegates to Germany for specially organized pre-selection screening sessions. These several-day sessions offer the unique opportunity for the festival delegate to screen a large of number of films in a very short amount of time and helps to consolidate the festival application and screening process for producers. Generally, films which are submitted and screened through German Films are exempt from the festival application fee.

VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM CRITICS' WEEK
Pre-selection screening dates: 27-29 May 2019

LOCARNO FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 29-31 May 2019

SAN SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 3-5 June 2019

TORINO FILM FESTIVAL
Pre-selection screening dates: 3-5 June 2019

 
 
FESTIVALS

German films and co-productions at Créteil, Istanbul, Cinéma du Réel, Zagreb, Prague, Toronto, Buenos Aires, San Francisco, Brussels, Lisbon, Jeonju, Beijing, Toronto, Linz, Moscow, Lecce, Annecy and Busan.

 
 
AWARDS

Awards for German films and co-productions at Zagreb, Prague, Luxemburg, Cinequest, Ann ArborCleveland, New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, Nyon, Lecce, Bolzano and Beijing.

 
 
INTERNATIONAL RELEASES IN APRIL & MAY

International releases of German films in April and May 2019 supported by the German Films Distribution Support program. More...

 
 
BOX OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

German films are a hit with audiences worldwide. More...