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BERLINALE SUMMER SPECIAL

After the successful launch of 10 EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS in February via an online Kick-Off Show, industry meetings and networking sessions with casting directors, agents and producers as well as interviews and public panels, EFP is delighted to announce a grand finale for 8 of the 10 actresses and actors.  As part of the Berlinale Summer Screenings (1 - 20 June), they received a prize at the Shooting Stars Award Ceremony on 14 June. 


LINK TO CEREMONY: https://www.3sat.de/film/berlinale/berlinale-2021-shooting-stars-100.html

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SHOOTING STARS JURY MEMBER

July 20, 2023

The 24th edition of EFP's EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS will introduce 10 up-and-coming actors and actresses to press and industry during the Berlin International Film Festival in February 2021. 


The jury consists of Kosovan director Antoneta Kastrati, American casting director Cassandra Han 

and the producer René Ezra from Denmark.

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LITTLE AMERICA FOR ARD

July 20, 2023

ARD's limited series LITTLE AMERICA is shooting again, after production was stopped due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Directed by Dror Zahavi and produced by FFP New Media, we are thrilled to have cast a fabulous young actor names REOMY D. MPEHO opposite Elisa Schott in the male lead: an American GI stationed in Germany after WWII.

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NETFLIX PREMIERE FOR CURON ON JUNE 10

When their mother mysteriously vanishes shortly after they all arrive in her hometown, teen twins discover secrets behind the village’s tranquil facade.

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FOUR ACADEMY AWARD NOMS FOR FORD VS. FERRARI

July 12, 2025


Set in the high-octane world of car racing, “Ford v Ferrari” chronicles the real-life story of pioneering automotive designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) and maverick British driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale), who were recruited by the staid Ford Motor Co. to try to unseat the perennially dominant Ferrari at the 1966 Le Mans auto race. 


https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lists/ford-v-ferrari-10-things-know-best-picture-oscar-nominee-1273708/item/ford-v-ferrari-roaring-sounds-ford-gt40-racecar-are-genuine-1273833

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WORLD PREMIERE: CRESCENDO

July 3, 2019

The world premiere of CRESCENDO, produced by Alice Brauner (CCC Filmkunst) and directed by Dror Zahavi, took place at the Munich Film Festival. With Peter Simonischek, Bibiana Beglau, Daniel Donskoy, Sabrina Amali and Mehdi Meskar. Co-produced by Peter Trenkwalder's Filmvergnuegen.

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A HIDDEN LIFE AT CANNES

19 May 2019

A Hidden Life, Malick’s study of Austrian second world war conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter, will be the first time the elusive auteur will have his work at Cannes since he won the Palme d’Or for The Tree of Life in 2011. 

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VENICE SIGNS GENDER PARITY PLEDGE

July 12, 2025

Women in Film, Television and Media Italy advocated for the Venice Film Festival to sign an historic gender-parity pledge.


And they did. 

Thanks to Kissy, Margherita and our whole board as well as Jasmine Trinca for their tireless work. And a huge shout out to Guillermo del Toro and Jacques Audiard  for their passionate support. 

Read the Hollywood Reporter article here

To join WIFTM ITALIA, click here

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BEST FILM (6+) AT GIFFONI

July 20, 2023

Ötzi and the Mystery of Time won the Giffoni Film Festival, one of the most important children's film festivals in the world. It won in the 6+ category, and the response of the kids was phenomenal. 

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ENGLISH REMAKE OF TIL SCHWEIGER'S
"HONEY IN THE HEAD"

July 20, 2023

Til Schweiger has remade his wildly popular film HONIG IM KOPF in English, with a stellar cast: Nick Nolte, Matt Dillon, Jacqueline Bisset and Emily Mortimer.

Congratulations to Italian cast members Greta Scacchi, Simone Spinazzè, Giampiero Judica, Luca Ribezzo, Elisabeth Kanettis, Penelope Frego,  Peter Schorn and Rossano Rubicondi!

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 REVIEW OF ICEMAN

July 20, 2023

The Hollywood Reporter's review of Iceman.

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"ICEMAN" WORLD PREMIERE AT LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL

July 20, 2023

Iceman (starring Jürgen Vogel) will premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival on August 8th, 2017. 


Congratulations to our wonderful local producers, ECHO FILM. 


A big shout out also to South Tyrolean actors Martin Schneider, Nora Pider and Paula Renzler!


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RADEGUND AT CANNES

July 20, 2023

Terrence Malick Vows to Return to More Structured Filmmaking:

‘I’m Backing Away From That Style Now’

The director's new film "Radegund" will be one of the hottest titles at the Cannes market,

especially since it returns him to more structured narrative filmmaking. 


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