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20 lectures about: Collaborative Working


Play It by Ear: Hildur's Musical Intuitions

23.02.2020

Prick up your ears: lauded by an Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe for her Joker and Chernobyl scores, the music of Icelandic composer Hildur Guðnadóttir is born out of her self-avowed need to apprehend narratives “physically” and approach collaborations intuitively.

  • Composing
  • Sound Design
  • Collaborative Working




Blind Trust: Dialogues in Image and Space

24.02.2020

It takes two to trust. Revisiting the set of Shirley (Encounters 2020), space-bending director Josephine Decker and moving-image architect Sturla Brandth Grøvlen retrace the steps of their initial film performance together.

  • Cinematography
  • Collaborative Working
  • Production Conditions




Ctrl Alt Del: Leaving the System

26.02.2020

Video essayist Kevin B. Lee and the collectivists of the Digital Disarmament Movement rewire the image loops of desktop documentaries and the rules of shooter games. If hacking is an art form, this session testifies to its philosophical power.

  • Collaborative Working
  • Berlinale Shorts
  • Augmented Reality
  • Political Cinema
  • Philosophy
  • Documentary




Future Intense: Queer Film Collectives

27.02.2020

Expect hierarchies to break and hybridity to rule. Queer film collectives selected for this year's Panorama pull together: members of Singaporean 13 Little Pictures team up with Jünglinge to envision the many futures of collaborative filmmaking anew.

  • Berlinale Panorama
  • BT Alumni
  • Queer
  • Production Conditions
  • Collaborative Working
  • Documentary




Three's a Crowd: Meet the Komplizen

25.02.2020

The very definition of a dream team: the heads of the multi-award-winning German director-producer company Komplizen (Toni Erdmann) share the magic formula behind their longstanding partnership. Be prepared to spell "collaboration" with a K.

  • Production
  • Collaborative Working
  • Directing
  • Entrepreneurship




Collective & Co: Needs and Ideals

24.02.2020

A successful collective rethinks itself. French and German producers and directors shed light on how the notion of "collective" has worked for them in the long run. A conversation about ideals and everchanging needs, whether personal, artistic or market-driven.

  • Collaborative Working
  • Production
  • Berlinale Forum
  • Documentary




The Devil Is in the Detail: Prop and Modelmaking

13.02.2019

Prop and modelmaker Simon Weisse, the magic hands behind the miniature world of Wes Anderson’s films, steps out of his Berlin-based workshop to share the joys and develish details that surround his niche craft.

  • Animation
  • Production Design
  • Collaborative Working




Reinventing Porn: Erika’s Ethics

13.02.2019

For sex-positive director Erika Lust, the production process is key to changing the androcentric space of porn and mass media. Yet Erika’s ethics are by no means restricted to pornography and break new ground when it comes to the place of social responsibility in filmmaking.

  • Directing
  • Erotic
  • Change
  • Collaborative Working
  • feminism
  • Diversity
  • Gender Equality
  • Production Conditions




The States of Mistakes

12.02.2019

In the midst of our week of Mistakes, producer and writer extraordinaire James Schamus (The Ice Storm, Brokeback Mountain) takes to the floor to broaden our minds about the many states of failure and offers an insightful presentation, soberly titled, "Killing It: Career Suicide."

  • Production
  • Collaborative Working
  • Production Conditions




Better Be Careful: Intimate Dialogues

12.02.2019

Come closer as film critic and philosopher Dana Linssen invites short film directors Jan Soldat and Manuel Abramovich to openly discuss the ways in which they initiate intimate dialogues on taboo topics within the documentary format.

  • Berlinale Shorts
  • Directing
  • Documentary
  • Queer
  • Collaborative Working
  • Short Film
  • Talents Alumni




Open Debates: Participatory Films

12.02.2019

Director Adina Pintilie and her crew are joined by team members of Berlin-based WOLF cinema to unfold their unique and inclusive arthouse promotion strategy involving crews and audiences of the controversial Golden Bear winner Touch Me Not.

  • Talents Alumni
  • Distribution
  • Documentary
  • Hybrid
  • Collaborative Working
  • Festivals




World Building Live: Alternate Histories of our Future

11.02.2019

A group of experts from the fields of architecture, design, international development and social innovation engage with Talents and the audience in a hands-on workshop to visualize an alternate history of our present and recreate the future.

  • Worldbuilding
  • Production Design
  • Architecture
  • Collaborative Working
  • Human Rights
  • Innovation
  • New Technology
  • Political Cinema




Kill Your Darlings

10.02.2019

Director and editor Susan Korda gets critical. Don't worry, it's for your own good: sharing skills learnt from Walter Murch and Michael Rabiger, Susan shows you how to turn mistakes into the stuff of editing room magic.

  • Editing
  • Collaborative Working
  • Storytelling




Berlinale Talents: Mistakes

10.02.2019

It’s hardly a mistake to question aspects of a beloved art. International Jury members from the fields of acting, directing, curating and film criticism get together to face up to their personal mishaps and faults in the film world. Don’t let this chance for a collective catharsis go by!

  • Jury
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Journalism
  • Collaborative Working
  • Political Cinema
  • Storytelling




Bow Wow: Storyboarding Isle of Dogs

18.02.2018

Storyboard artist Jay Clarke (Isle of Dogs, Competition) illustrates in a drawing session how he connects with Wes Anderson's unique vision and points out the potentials of storyboarding for filmmakers.

  • Storytelling
  • Berlinale Competition
  • Production Design
  • Animation
  • Collaborative Working




Sweet Secrets: Sex in Film

21.02.2018

Cinema is full of sex and desire - explicit and as a metaphor. Directors Marcio Reolon, Filipe Matzembacher, Mónica Lairana and João Pedro Rodrigues compare approaches to dealing with sexuality and intimacy on screen and set.

  • Talents Alumni
  • Directing
  • Erotic
  • Acting
  • Collaborative Working
  • Diversity
  • Queer
  • Gender Equality
  • Production Conditions




Technically a Woman: Cinematographers Speak Out

20.02.2018

Cinematography is still a little boys’ club. Legendary DoPs Agnès Godard and Nancy Schreiber discuss their methods of collaborating on set, the possibilities opened up by new technologies, and how to keep the focus and change the picture for women in film.

  • Cinematography
  • Collaborative Working
  • Gender Equality
  • Innovation
  • Production Conditions




Kill Your Darlings

18.02.2018

Sharing tools learnt from Walter Murch and Michael Rabiger, director and editor Susan Korda lays bare secrets of the editing room in a practical case study.

  • Storytelling
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Collaborative Working




Berlinale Talents: Secrets

18.02.2018

Berlinale Jury president Tom Tykwer (Babylon Berlin) kicks off this edition of Berlinale Talents and unpacks the secrets of his uniquely collaborative approach to both film and drama series during development and on-set.

  • Jury
  • Directing
  • Storytelling
  • Drama Series
  • Collaborative Working




Kill Your Darlings

16.02.2016

Sharing tools learnt from Walter Murch and Michael Rabiger, director and editor Susan Korda lays bare the secrets of the editing room, helping your film to discover you.

  • Editing
  • Storytelling
  • Collaborative Working
  • Storytelling