The European Film Awards will pay tribute to Margarethe Von Trotta – Global Briefs – Deadline


Margarethe Von Trotta will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the European Film Awards
German filmmaker Margarethe von Trotta will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 35th European Film Awards. von Trotta will receive the honor at a ceremony in Reykjavik, Iceland on December 10, where she will be the guest of honor. Born in Berlin and raised in Düsseldorf, von Trotta began her career as an actress, in theater and starred in films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Volker Schlöndorff before stepping behind the camera in 1978 with The Second Awakening by Christa Klages, her solo directorial debut. In 1981, his film Marianne and Juliana about the “german sisters” Christiane and Gudrun Ensslin won the Golden Lion at Venice as well as two German film awards and an Italian David di Donatello. Agnès Varda and Judi Dench have already won the European Film Academy Lifetime Achievement Award.

San Sebastián launches new Creative Investor Conference with CAA
The San Sebastián Film Festival will invite the producers of 10 Spanish productions or co-productions to present their projects to a range of senior industry executives as part of the festival’s new Creative Investors Conference, co-hosted with CAA Media Finance. The conference will take place from September 19 to 20. Top international producers and executives such as MUBI’s Bobby Allen, A24’s Piers Wenger, Netflix’s Teresa Moneo and Focus Features’ Kiska Higgs will be in attendance. Roeg Sutherland, Benjamin Kramer and Sarah Schweitzman of CAA Media Finance will attend the conference and will also moderate sessions, alongside conference co-curator and San Sebastian Festival consultant Wendy Mitchell. The list of the 10 projects is available here.


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