Leipzig, 01. March 2020
MDM-Funded Films Scoop Up 3 Awards at 70th Berlin International Film Festival
The German camera operator Jürgen Jürges was awarded the Silver Bear for an "outstanding artistic contribution" to the MDM-funded drama "DAU. Natasha" by Ilya Khrzhanovskiy and Jekaterina Oertel. In the Panorama section, the drama "Father" ("Otac") by Serbian director Srdan Golubovic picked up both the audience award and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury.
Leipzig, 19. February 2020
Berlinale 2020 Features 15 MDM-Funded Films
Tomorrow will be the kick-off of the 70th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival. This year’s festival line-up includes 15 films realized with funding by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM).
Leipzig, 28. August 2019
MDM Closes "Fifty-Fifty" Funding Deal with ZDF Public Television’s Avantgarde Program
MDM and ZDF’s program slot for emerging talent and experimental films, Das kleine Fernsehspiel, have liaised to establish the "Fifty-Fifty" funding scheme to promote up-and-coming filmmakers in Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia.
Leipzig, 31. July 2019
It’s a Go for "Fabian"
Shooting for Dominik Graf’s "Fabian", an adaptation of the eponymous Erich Kästner novel, began yesterday in the town of Görlitz. The cast includes Tom Schilling, Albrecht Schuch, Saskia Rosendahl, and Meret Becker.
Leipzig, 25. July 2019
"The Perfect Candidate" and "Martin Eden" Enter Venice Competition
The MDM-funded, international co-productions "The Perfect Candidate" by Haifaa Al Mansour and "Martin Eden" by Pietro Marcello are going to premiere at the Competition of the Venice International Film Festival in its 76th edition.