berlinale talents

Adina Pintilie on winning the 2018 Golden Bear with her polarising outsider Touch Me Not, and sharing her experience at Berlinale Talents this year. Read more



Investigating Paradise

Berlinale Blog: Best and worst and most medium

Ben rounds up his Berlinale – a rollercoaster from great to shit to very good but slightly annoying. Read more

Feb 19, 2017 11:45 AM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: Raoul Peck makes time

Veteran Haitian director Raoul Peck, who has two movies at this year's festival, took some time to talk to the Berlinale Talents. And got all nostalgic about street communism in 1980s West Berlin. Read more

Feb 17, 2017 2:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: Tau Tau and Jürgen march on

The European Film Market has packed up, the agents and distributors have gone home, and the Berlinale has been ceded to normal punters. So what happened to Jürgen and Tau Tau, and their "über movie" Open Wound? Read more

Feb 21, 2016 5:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: Alex Gibney speaks to the Talents

Oscar-winning documentary maker Alex Gibney, whose new movie Zero Days will have you burying canned food and guns in the woods, offered some insights into his technique at the Berlinale Talent campus. Read more

Feb 18, 2016 10:00 PM The Berlinale Blog


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Berlinale Blog: Jürgen goes to the market

Jürgen R. Weber is still trying to sell his "Über movie" Open Wound at the European Film Market, where random encounters are often better than planned ones. But he finds it's hard to penetrate the hot cloudy air of the film business. Read more

Feb 16, 2016 9:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Talents Blog: Script polishing with Playmobil

The Berlinale Talents is where young film-makers – "Talents" – from around the world do workshops and masterclasses. It sounds a bit like a corporate training week, but it's also pretty good. Read more

Feb 15, 2016 10:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

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