2015-03-25 Scouting in Vilnius
From 31st March to 2nd April, Bernd Buder, programme director of the FilmFestival Cottbus, will visit the „Kino Pavasaris“ film festival in Vilnius.
2015-03-24 Prishtina Film Festival to be held in exile
The directors of the PriFest, Vjosa Berisha and Fatos Berisha, announced that the upcoming edition of the renowned film festival will be held in Albanian exile.
Bernd Buder, programme director of the FilmFestival Cottbus, recently became a member of the European Film Academy.
After its world premiere at the FilmFestival Cottbus, which touched most of the audience, the Serbian feature fiction film THE HEALING started its international film festival career.
2015-03-09 Scouting in Sofia
From the 12th to 15th March, Bernd Buder, programme director of the FilmFestival Cottbus, will visit the Sofia International Film Festival. Buder will scout for new films from Bulgaria and its neighbouring countries.
Daniel Abma, the director of the trailer of the FilmFestival Cottbus in 2011, was awarded with the renowned “Grimme Award” for the best German TV documentary in the categorie “onformation and culture”.
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.