The FilmFestival Cottbus is delighted to announce that following an international job posting a new Artistic Director has been found for the next five years. Bernd Buder will be the future Artistic Director.
2015-02-25 Oscars for IDA and THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL
Pawel Pawlikowskis Polish-Danish-British co-production IDA won the Oscar for the best foreign language film last weekend. And we also congratulate the producers of THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL.
Four productions from Eastern Europe are among the award winners of the 65th International Film Festival Berlin: Malgorzata Szumowska from Poland and Radu Hude from Romania share the Silver Bear for best directing.
Yesterday, the FilmFestival Cottbus and the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) started the new season with each awarding one prize.
UNDER ELECTRIC CLOUDS, the new film by Alexey German Jr., is among the first titles which were announced to compete for the Golden Bear in the 65th edition of Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale).
LEVIATHAN, the most recent feature of the Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev, was awarded with the “Golden Globe” for the best non-English speaking film at 11th January. FilmFestival Cottbus congratulates cordially.
2015-01-14 Scouting in Trieste
Mid-January marls the starting point for the scouting for films for the 25th edition of FilmFestival Cottbus in 2015: Programme director Bernd Buder will visit the Trieste Film Festival from 18th to 21st January.
2015-01-03 Happy new year!
FilmFestival Cottbus wishes a happy new year to all supporters, friends and cineasts! May it be a healthy, joyful and eventful 2015 with many beautiful ours in cinema especially at the 25th festival anniversary.
“The vote was surprisingly harmonious”, declared jury member Vladimir Burlakov, but admitted: “We agreed on the Main Prize winners immediately, but there was some discussion on the additional prizes."
One of the first prizes has just been awarded: The Cottbus Discovery Award goes to Jan Brezina, director of MARIA STOCK.