Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg is the first stop for creative professionals active in the film and media industries in Berlin-Brandenburg. It was founded in 2004 as the central agency for all matters relating to the media in the capital region. The company unites the responsibilities of film funding and location development/marketing of both federal states under on roof. It acts as a gateway between the media industry, politics and business. The company's goal is to stengthen an further develop the Berlin-Brandenburg film and media industry by focusing on durable creative, business-oriented and technological development.
Berlin Digital Tech goes Big Apple! The capital region has become one of the most exciting locations in the world for young entrepreneurs. Nowhere else in Germany are so many new companies founded in the fields of Internet, Social Media, Mobile Business and IT. As a national and international meeting place for innovative entrepreneurs, Berlin-Brandenburg now belongs to a premier league of cities that includes... more
Connecting Cottbus: Save the date and submit now!
Connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus, is currently accepting project submissions for its 2013 pitching session. Furthermore, producers, sales agents and other industry representatives interested in East-West projects are invited to participate without projects. more
Stormy Monday at the Croisette!
Berlin-Brandenburg gave a warm welcome to 400 guests from all over the world at their reception at stormy Croisette to celebrate the success of the Medienboard-funded films "The Congress" by Ari Folman and "The Lunchbox" by Ritesh Batra – both running in the official program at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival.
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Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg @ Festival de Cannes
Medienboard is looking forward to the 66th Festival de Cannes (May 15th to 26th). "The Congress" by Ari Folman and "The Lunchbox" by Ritesh Batra have been supported by MBB and will be part of the official festival program. You can find us at the German Pavillon (International Village, Pavillon # 125). more
Berlin Digital Tech comes to New York! The Brandenburg Economic Development Board (ZAB) in cooperation with media.net and Medienboard has organised a dynamic two day programme for a group of Berlin-Brandenburg’s brightest established Digital Entrepreneurs and Media Start-Ups to explore the New York Start-Up Scene and discover what it really takes to make it in the Big Apple. creativesloop.com
Berlin Web Week Set to Dominate the Berlin-Brandenburg Media Industry in May From beginning to mid-May, the media industry in the capital region will revolve around digital issues: under the motto "Meet.Connect.Inspire," the Berlin Web Week will bring the digital world to Germany's capital and unite several conferences and events focusing on the latest themes surrounding digital society and digital business. more
The great night of digital games – the winners of the Deutsche Computerspielpreis 2013! The wait was worth it - at the fifth ceremony of the Deutsche Computerspielpreis, the best game developers and - publishers of 2013 were awarded. Especially the developers from Daedalic Entertainment in Hamburg had reason to rejoice. deutsche-gamestage.de
Deutsche Gamestage 2013 from April 23 to 27 in Berlin
In two weeks, Berlin will become the focal point of the German and international games industry at the Deutsche Gamestage 2013 (DGT 13). The DGT is Germany's leading communication and networking platform for international game developers, publishers, investors and representatives of the entire media industry. more
Get-Together in Cannes: The German MIP Cocktail
Roughly 350 guests met monday night for some in-depth networking at the German MIP Cocktail on the Croisette Promenade in Cannes. The event was hosted jointly by the Medienboard and the NRW Film- und Medienstiftung together with Hamburg@work, the Entertainment Master Class, Berlin Partner, the ZukunftsAgentur Brandenburg,... more
User generated film project "Dystopia" starts shooting Since May 2012, the Medienboard funded project "Dystopia" brings people from all over the world together to develop a cyberpunk short film. The basic idea of the film comes from Brazil, the first costume designs from Canada and the sketches of the future vision from Spain. The film is shot from April 13 to 29. more in German
5 Oscar nominations for the Medienboard-funded film "Amour"
After numerous awards like the "Palme d'Or" and "European Film Award" the Medienboard-funded film "Amour" by Michael Haneke is now also in the running for a total of 5 Oscars. The film was named Best Picture, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay as well as Best Actress.
The Germans Meet at Cannes: MIPCOM 2012
More than 250 international executives met at GERMAN MIP COCKTAIL, organized by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, in co-operation with Entertainment Master Class (EMC), Berlin Partner and ZukunftsAgentur Brandenburg (ZAB) on the occasion of MIPCOM 2012 in Cannes. more
Release of “The Great Jitters: Panic Ride” on October 11 for iPhone
On October 11th kunst-stoff will release the Medienbaord funded game “The Great Jitters: Panic Ride” for iPhone. This endless runner is a spin-off of “The Great Jitters: Pudding Panic” and takes the gamer on a fast-paced adventure through another ghost train on the fairground. thegreatjitters.com
"Social TV is irreversible!"
Eighty percent of all viewers are already using a second screen while they watch TV. Roughly 72 percent of them comment on the show they’re watching on Twitter, Facebook or another social media channel while they’re watching it. These numbers were presented by Twitter UK head Tony Wang in his keynote. more
New Content, Innovative Business Models and Technologies! Screenings & Presentations at the International Media Convention
Founders, Producers and Developers present the latest Developments. The Theme in 2012: Personalized Television, New Platforms for Films and TV Series, Interactivity in Web, Mobile, Cinema and Games ... more
Content Meets Technology: The International Media Convention’s very first “3D Summit” showcases current 3D trends in film, TV, music and games
Major 3D Summit at the International Media Convention. Leading German director Detlev Buck will show excerpts from his 3D screen adaptation of Daniel Kehlmann’s bestseller "Measuring the World.” more
International Media Convention presented by the MEDIENWOCHE@IFA
This year’s International Media Convention from September 3-4, 2012 at the ICC Berlin will be held under the guiding theme of “Digital Values” and explore all major questions relating to how digital media, communication offerings and the overall digital society are likely to develop in the coming years. more