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23 lectures about: Germany


Berlinale Hommage: Michael Ballhaus Meets Jim Rakete

17.02.2016

In discussion with photographer Jim Rakete, influential cinematographer Michael Ballhaus recounts his career, his collaborations with auteur directors and his approaches to visual storytelling.

  • Cinematography
  • Berlinale Hommage
  • Germany




Road, Movie: Films in Motion

08.02.2015

"You simply cannot anticipate what you will find on the road," says Walter Salles in his 'Notes for a Theory of the Road Movie.' This panel brings together two filmmakers whose literally "moving" films can exemplify the best of what cinema can offer.…

  • Hybrid
  • Composing
  • Sound Design
  • Germany
  • Switzerland & Austria
  • Directing
  • Screenwriting




Close-up Germany

08.02.2015

German film organisations and representatives from Robert Bosch Stiftung, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, German Federal Film Board (FFA) and German Films will present their respective initiatives and objectives in supporting and promoting German cin…

  • Germany
  • Switzerland & Austria
  • Production
  • Funding




Rimini Protokoll: Staging Reality

12.02.2012

For more than ten years the Berlin-based theatre label Rimini Protokoll has produced and toured their documentary theatre pieces around the world. Rimini Protokoll does not set up oppositions between the stage and the audience, but strives to integra…

  • Innovation
  • Hybrid
  • Germany




Building Narrative Worlds: Digital Design for Cinema

13.02.2012

As concrete and systematic the world we live in seems to be, it is the product of centuries of visionary designs, inventions, and creations by imaginative thinkers who have envisioned a world beyond the one they lived in. Production designers who are…

  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Production Design




As Queer As It Gets

16.02.2011

Queer cinema originated in times when queer opinions and lifestyles weren’t as yet part of the prevailing film industry in western countries. Queer filmmakers experimented with new, different forms of storytelling working with low-budgets and digit…

  • Queer
  • Asia
  • Germany
  • Europe




Why Poverty?

16.02.2011

Myriad films have been made on poverty but a large proportion of them are stereotypical approaches often seen on television. Experts call them “development porn“ as images of passive helplessness and deprivation are easy to absorb and easier to i…

  • Germany
  • Europe




Censored Cinema

17.02.2011

Filmmaking remains politically sensitive facing censorship and limitation of artistic expression in far too many countries, one such example is Iran. Iranian filmmakers Jafar Panahi and Mohammad Rassoulov were recently sentenced to imprisonment and b…

  • Directing
  • Europe
  • Germany




Christian Goldbeck: The Language of Spaces and Things

09.02.2009

Production Design master class with Christian Goldbeck.

  • Germany
  • Master Classes
  • Production Design




In the Limelight: Tom Tykwer

12.02.2009

A celebrated international filmmaking professional with vast experience will talk about his entry into the world of filmmaking and the central moments in his rich and varied career in films. You will be sure to benefit from the experience of this wel…

  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Directing
  • Master Classes




Switching Roles: Multi-Talents in Film

11.02.2009

In cooperation with Berlinale Panorama.

The accomplished experts on this panel, their versatility matched only by their ambition, who shifted from one stream of filmmaking to another, narrate first hand experiences and the trying times that …

  • Til Schweiger
  • Directing
  • Acting
  • Screenwriting
  • Storytelling
  • Germany
  • Europe




Dreaming Reality

10.02.2009

When it comes to portraying life upfront, with all its dreams, disappointments, daily struggles and sudden surprises until the very last moment, German cinema features diverse filmmakers who have their own strong personal styles specific to their fil…

  • Directing
  • Germany
  • Europe




Cinema Inside the Crystal Ball - Future Thoughts on Filmmaking

13.02.2008

Aditya Assarat’s first feature Wonderful Town will serve as a case study to discuss multiple aspects relevant to the filmmaking of today and tomorrow. The young Thai director converses with futurist scientist, Wolfgang Müller-Pietralla from Volksw…

  • Internet
  • Asia
  • Germany




Real Life Emotion - Biopics and Doc Stars

13.02.2008

Traditionally, biographical movies used to seek out the ­tur­n­ing point that defined a life, usually a public life, with the formal atmosphere of a destiny revealed and fulfilled. ­Aud­iences seem to be increasingly tired of the simplicity of …

  • Producing
  • Directing
  • Europe
  • Germany




Love International

10.02.2008

There are few things more pleasurable than seeing a ­wonderful love story on the big screen. Although love may be regarded as an eternal affair and a natural human­ con­­dition, looking at films from the different parts of the world, one can see …

  • Acting
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Germany




Meet the Cutting Crew

12.02.2006

“The Cutting Crew“ is an in-depth discussion about the essence of cinema – editing – and the role of the editor in the filmmaking process. A panel of editors who have worked on films ranging from Hong Kong Kung-Fu to feature documentaries debate …

  • Sabine Krayenbühl
  • Editing
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Asia




Passion Food

13.02.2006

Sandra Nettelbeck’s internationally acclaimed and very successful film MOSTLY MARTHA tells the story of a discontented chef whose passion for cooking helps her reappreciate life when an Italian colleague starts working at her restaurant. In today’s…

  • North America
  • Germany
  • Europe




The Case For Taste

13.02.2006

Region against globe, farmers against industry, tradition against modernity: these are the opposed characters of a contemporary drama. In the documentary MONDOVINO, director Jonathan Nossiter examines the impact of globalisation on the world's differ…

  • Europe
  • Germany




Colour Me Kieslowski

15.02.2006

Almost ten years ago, the brilliant Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski passed away, leaving a legacy of extraordinary richness. For many, Kieslowski represents the summit of European filmmaking, at first in his native Poland (THE TEN COMMANDMENTS),…

  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Directing




Talentspotting

15.02.2006

Legendary casting director, producer and 2006 Berlinale Jury Member Fred Roos has been involved in casting and producing some of Hollywood’s finest films, including AMERICAN GRAFFITI, THE GODFATHER, TWO LANE BLACKTOP, FIVE EASY PIECES,THE OUTSIDERS,…

  • Acting
  • Networking/Collaborating
  • Germany
  • Europe




Metrobranding - The Creation and Production of City Images

11.02.2007

There's a whole lot of business behind the decision of a film's location: the new world order demands that all major cities create an image which is easily distinguishable from its competitors. The branding of nations and cities has become a major by…

  • Ning Ying
  • Marketing
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Asia




Emerging Partners: Film and Digital

11.02.2004

  • Cinematography
  • Master Classes
  • Germany
  • Europe




Burning Stories

14.02.2007

“Can young filmmakers change the world? How to make the personal political and the political personal – are these the only questions that matter?“, asks Dick Fontaine, head of the documentary department at NFTS as an introduction to a discussion o…

  • Germany
  • Europe