Casting Europe at the Berlin International Film Festival
Eight Danish films and two with Danes on board are on the bill in Amsterdam. Coco Schrijber's "How to Meet a Mermaid" in IDFA's Feature-length Competition The film won the Ecumenical Award at the Berlinale and has since screened at . The 68th Berlin International Film Festival will open at the Berlinale Palast on February. in, “DocSalon” is the new meeting point for the. Berlin International Film Festival - official website. young people and the complex multiplicity of their realities. by. Kasper Rune Larsen. Denmark Danish.
Last seen here was his colleague George Clooney, who already lived at the Soho House Mitte for several weeks. Quentin Tarantino is also known to have a soft spot for this Berlin district. Tarantino generally likes things more down to earth.
The Grill Royal is also on the carousel of celebrity hang-outs: Shaggy-haired artist Jonathan Meese and his entourage are often seen coming and going. Hugh Grant has also enjoyed a glass of red wine there and Liam Neeson has dined on steak in the restaurant.
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Jackson have been seen there as well. Most popular locations in Berlin Hotels and Clubs For a drink, some celebrities only consider bars of five-star hotels. Also clubbing in Berlin is popular among the stars.
For decades it has been a popular watering hole for the stars, both during the Berlinale and at other times of the year.
The walls are plastered with works of art. Moreover, its director, Dieter Kosslick is especially enthusiastic about the initiative as well as supporting young talent.
Bridging Cultures Through Actors Behind the glamour of film festivals, is a world, unknown to audiences, where films are made and discussed by the movers and shakers of the industry. But, very few people are aware that before the shooting even starts, casting directors have already dove deep into the script and spent hours, days and months researching the right people for a specific role. This demands intrinsic skills and gut instincts.
The important work is felt behind the scenes, indeed, but when it comes to the public presentation it is often already forgotten. Therefore, inthe EFP acknowledged that the art, craft and business of casting should not only be incorporated in its activities but also better transmitted to the international industry.
Today the network counts seventy-four casting directors from twenty-four countries world-wide. They meet annually on occasion of Shooting Stars in Berlin.
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And, in that larger world, she is constantly looking for new talent anywhere. In that regard, apart from offering support and publicity to these fresh faces of the big screen as they step from national fame into the international spotlight, the endeavor also highlights the vital role new actors can play in the marketing of European films.
Scholten van Aschat, a fan of European film, and in particular the Danish film industry, is especially sensitive to the aforementioned aspects.
Impactful and Inimitable With the recognition as a Shooting Star, the impact is often instantaneous. As harsh as it sounds, bankability is the key of the film biz. In that, actors are the faces of the films.