Berlinale Talents: Emerging Filmmakers set to steal the show

By Pickle  February 20, 2020
Berlinale Talents: Emerging Filmmakers set to steal the show, Pickle Media

As many as 255 emerging filmmakers from 86 countries are set to showcase the best of their work at Berlinale Talents being project managed by Christine Tröstrum

A galaxy of 255 emerging filmmakers from 86 countries will be showcasing the best of their work, at the Berlinale Talents, from February 22 to 27, as part of the upcoming film extravaganza, the Berlin Film Festival 2020.

The event, continues to offer a unique platform for international networking, talent and project development.

“255 of the world’s most outstanding emerging film professionals meet on an equal footing with seasoned filmmakers, industry experts and artists to carve out new spaces of creativity and to forge new bonds,” shares Christine Tröstrum, Project Manager, Berlinale Talents.

This year’s group includes internationally emerging Talents such as Sherwan Haji, the Syrian-Finnish lead actor in Aki Kaurismäki’s The Other Side of Hope, amongst others, and over 40 creatives that were part of past Berlinale editions, including many with award-winning films like Ixcanul, God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya and System Crasher.

Now in its 18th edition, Berlinale Talents stands once again for sustainable promotion and exchange amongst different disciplines across the worlds of film, series, theatre, art and industry. “Berlinale Talents stands for a sustainable future and turns to its Talents for inspiration. Each and every one of you is more committed to changing the world than ever, be it in your attempts to rethink what you create, how and where you do so, or how people may benefit from it,” opines Christine.

This years Berlinale Talents has renewed its partnership with ARRI for another three years, Expressing joy over the development, Christine shared, “This is why Berlinale Talents is delighted to renew its fruitful co-partnership with ARRI for another three years. The world market leader in film technology supports Berlinale Talents with innovative light and camera systems as well as top industry experts for the Camera Studio,
and is increasingly committed to boosting the network even beyond the festival.”

“The long-standing support of our partners has been the key to our many years of success. So it is only natural that our gratitude should go to those who have contributed to this 2020 edition,” the lady adds.

In addition to the extensive summit programme of talks and panels with top-notch experts, Berlinale Talents offers a range of Talents Labs in which you can further develop and present your own project.

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