Two Medienboard-funded films have received an invitation to participate in the official program of the International Film Festival in Cannes.The Medienboard-funded international Coproduction "AN" by Naomi Kawase opens Un Certain Regard. "Lamb" by Yared Zeleke is the first film ever in the official competition from Ethiopia.
MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin 2015
During the second MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin, 150 participants engaged in vibrant discussions over the course of 49 sessions. Highlight guests included Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings and political-activist group Pussy Riot. Speaking to nearly 2,000 listeners, Hastings described his vision for the future of digital entertainment and outlined planned Netflix activities for Germany, Europe, and the rest of the world.
4 Oscars for "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
After winning the Golden Globe, 5 BAFTA Awards and Berlinale Bear "The Grand Budapest Hotel" also won four Oscars in the categories best costume design, makeup, production design and score.
Media Index Berlin-Brandenburg
The media industry in the German capital region records massive growth: New facts and figures on the audiovisual media industry's expansion since 2004