As The Berlinale 2017 edition is now closed the European Producers Club is very proud to announce its members selected and awarded this year :
Johannes Rexin from RexinFilm (previously Heimat ), who is the co-producer of The Silver Bear Alfred Bauer winner, Agnieszka Holland's SPOOR, (POKOT).
Arte France also for the other 5 following films. In the official competition, THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE by Aki Kaurismäki received the Silver Bear for Best Director, Sebastiàn Lelio’s A FANTASTIC WOMAN has been awarded with the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay and also the Special Mention of the Ecumenical Jury. In the Panorama category, Raoul Peck’s I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO also received a Special Mention from the Ecumenical Jury beside the Audience Award for the Best Documentary. In the same category, CENTAUR by Aktan Arym Kubat received the CICAE Prize. Finally Raed Andoni’s GHOST HUNTING received the “Glashutte Original” Prize for Best Documentary Feature and the third Award from the Audience.
Our members who were nominated:
Pandora Da Cunha Telles from Ukbar Films for Marcelo Gomes’ JOAQUIM in the Official Competition,
Hartmut Köhler from Ziegler Film for Volker Schlönerff’s RETURN TO MONTAULK in the Official Competition,
Ardavan Safaee from Pathe France for Guindu Chadha’s VICEROY’S HOUSE in the Berlinale Special in the official Competition,
Rudolf Biermann from In Film Praha for Julius Sevcik’s MASARYK (A PROMINENT PATIENT ) in Berlinale Special section,
José Maria Morales from Wanda Vision for Fernando Pérez’s LAST DAYS IN HAVANA nominated in Berlinale Special Section.
Dariusz Jablonski from Message Film for THE TRIAL.STATE OF RUSSIA VS OLEG SENCOW by Askold Kurov nominated in Berlinale Special.
Our warm encouragements for our members to keep making the European cinema.