Berlin International Film Festival

Berlin International Film Festival (in German: Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin), also called the Berlinale, is one of the most reputable media events and one of the "big three" film festivals in the world (with Venice and Cannes). It takes place in Berlin, Germany. Founded in West Berlin in 1951, the festival is held annually in February since 1978. With 320 000 tickets sold around 500 000 admissions and is considered the largest festival of cinema from around the world attended the public on the basis of the attendance rates. Up to 400 films are presented in several sections, representing a full range of cinematic world. A score of films in competition for the award called the Golden and Silver Bears. Since 2001, the festival Director Dieter Kosslick has been.
The European Film Market (EFM), a trade fair held simultaneously filming the Berlinale, is an element important industry gathering for the international film once circuit annually. The fair serves distributors, buyers of movies, producers, financial and co-agents. The Berlinale Talent Campus, a series of a week of conferences and workshops, gathers young filmmakers from around the world. It is associated with the festival itself and is considered to be a forum for new artists.
The festival, Federated States of Micronesia and other satellite events are attended by approximately 20,000 professionals in more than 130 countries. [9] more than 4,200 journalists are responsible for media exposure in over 110 countries. [10] in characteristic high-profile premieres of films, movie stars and celebrities are present on the red carpet. [11] the Berlinale has established a cosmopolitan integrate art, glamour, commerce and media global attention.
The most recent festival, the 65th Berlinale took place from 5 to 15 February 2015. No one wants Isabel Coixet evening open film festival. German director Wim Wenders has received the honorary Golden bear. The Golden bear was awarded to an Iranian film directed by Jafar Panahi taxi.
The International Berlin Film Festival was founded in West Berlin in 1951. [14] Rebecca of Alfred Hitchcock opened the first Berlinale. Although the film was released in 1940, many Germans had seen until after the end of the war. Since 1978, the festival is held every year in February.
Program of the Festival
Places of the Festival throughout the central districts of the city
The Berlinale Palast is the venue for the first of the competition
The festival consists of seven sections of different movies. The films are selected in each category by a head of section with advice from a Committee of experts on film. The categories include:
Competition - includes not yet released films outside their country of origin. Movies section of the competition compete for several awards, including the best film Golden bear and silver bear top action series, writing and production.
Panorama - comprises of new independent films and arthouse dealing with controversial topics and unconventional "aesthetic styles". Films in the category are intended to provoke discussion and subjects participated historically than LGBT issues.
Forum - includes films documentaries from around the world, with special emphasis on the works of the detection of young filmmakers and experimental. No format or genre restrictions and movies on the Forum are not competing for prizes.
Generation - including a mixture of short and feature films for children and young people. Films in competition in the Generation section into two subcategories: Generation Kplus (directed to four years or more) and Generation 14plus (aimed at fourteen and more). section awards are determined by three independent boards - Board for children, the Board of youth and of an international jury of experts - whose decisions are independent of each other.
Perspektive Deutsches Kino - includes a wide variety of German films, with an emphasis on highlighting current trends in German cinema. It is a few entry requirements, allowing filmmakers emerging to show their work to a national and international audience.
Berlinale Shorts - including short films national and international, in particular those that demonstrate innovative approaches to cinema. Films in the category in competition for the best short film Golden bear and a proposed silver bear jury.
Retrospective — includes films classic, previously presented at the Berlinale, with collected films for competition, Forum, Panorama and Generation category. Each year, the retrospective section devoted to themes or important filmmakers. 
Saturday, June 6, 2015