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PRODUCTION JOURNAL: Berlinale 2015 Roundup

Berlinale 2015 Roundup ( Mubi ): GOLDEN BEAR Taxi   (Jafar Panahi) Our takes:  1 ,  2   SILVER BEAR GRAND JURY PRIZE The Club   (Pablo Larraín) Our takes:  1 ,  2 ALFRED BAUER PRIZE   Ixcancul Volcano   (Jayro Bustamente) Our take:  1 BEST DIRECTOR Radu Jude ( Aferim ) Malgorzata Szumowska ( Body )  BEST ACTRESS Charlotte Rampling ( 45 Years ) Our take:  1   BEST ACTOR Tom Courtenay ( 45 Years ) Our take:  1    BEST SCRIPT Patricio Guzmán ( The Pearl Button ) Our take:  1   OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION "Sturla Brandth Grøvlen for the camera in  Victoria " "Evgeniy Privin and Sergey Mikhalchuk for the camera in  Under Electric Clouds " ACQUISITIONS Adopt Films Picks Up One-Shot Heist Thriller 'Victoria' Breaking Glass Pictures Acquires French Post-War Drama 'To Life' Out of Berlin Weinstein Company Acquires Holocaust Dram

PRODUCTION JOURNAL: Sundance and Rotterdam Roundups 2015 + BERLINALE 2015 Lineup

Stardate: 1.10.15 Two top film festivals have ended and we are in the beginning stages of a third top fest & film market (Berlinale). I study the news of the film festivals in a bipolar fashion; my left brain analyzes what kind of films made deals to get a pulse on the market and my right brain what films have the potential to inspire, impress or interrogate me.  ~~ Danny Indio SUNDANCE Sundance 2015 lineup ~~ MUBI Notebook SUNDANCE AWARD WINNERS: U.S DRAMATIC Grand Jury Prize Me and Earl and the Dying Girl  (Alfonso Gomez-Rejon) Audience Award Me and Earl and the Dying Girl  (Alfonso Gomez-Rejon) Directing Award The Witch  (Robert Eggers, U.S./Canada) Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award The Stanford Prison Experiment  (Tim Talbott) Special Jury Award – Excellence in Cinematography Diary of a Teenage Girl  (Brandon Trost) Special Jury Award – Excellence in Editing Dope  (Lee Haugen) Special Jury Award – Collaborative Vision Advantageous