Project Selection - Berlinale Co-Production Market

Official Projects

(in alphabetical order of production company):

  • Mehal Sefari (Director: Abraham Gezahagne), Abricom Multimedia, Ethiopia & Gobez Media, Canada/Ethiopia
  • Las Corrientes (Director: Milagros Mumenthaler), Alina Film, Switzerland & Ruda Cine, Argentina
  • The Paris Project (Director: Arno Salters), Beluga Tree, Belgium
  • Jimpa (Director: Sophie Hyde), Closer Productions, Australia
  • Mother (Director: Teona Strugar Mitevska), Entre chien et Loup, Belgium
  • Ortalan (Director: Nariman Aliev), ForeFilms, Ukraine
  • The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands (Director: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén), Hobab, Sweden & Resolve Media, USA
  • The Wind Also Sings (Director: Hadi Ghandour), Incognito Films & Virginie Films, France
  • Bonefever (Director: Bence Fliegauf), Inforg-M&M Film & Fraktál Film, Hungary
  • 20,000 Species of Bees (Director: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren),Gariza Films & Inicia Films, Spain
  • The Difficult Bride (Director: Rubaiyat Hossain), Khona Talkies, Bangladesh
  • Truly Madly Deeply (Director: Carlo Sironi), Kino Produzioni, Italy
  • Yellow Letters (Director: İlker Çatak), Liman Film, Turkey & if… Productions, Germany
  • Slow (Director: Marija Kavtaradze), M-Films, Lithuania
  • Texas Soul Sister (Director: Pascale Lamche), Maneki Films & Haut Et Court Doc, France
  • Kafka(Director: Agnieszka Holland), Marlene Film Production, Czech Republic & Film and Music Entertainment, United Kingdom/Ireland
  • In the Shadow of the Horns (Director: Ognjen Glavonić), Non-Aligned Films, Serbia
  • Virginia Woolf’s Night & Day (Director: Tina Gharavi), Piccadilly Pictures & Asterisk Films, United Kingdom
  • The Spring (Director: Ivan Ostrochovský), Punkchart Films, Slovakia

"Berlinale Directors" projects:

  • My Favourite Cake (Directors: Maryam Moghaddam & Behtash Sanaeeha), Caractères Productions, France & Honare Khiyal, Iran
  • Heia, Heia, Safari! (director: Radu Jude), jip Film & Verleih, Germany & Micro Film, Romania
  • Eunuch (Director: Udita Bhargava), Schiwago Film, Germany
  • No Beast So Fierce (Director: Burhan Qurbani), Sommerhaus Filmproduktion, Germany

"Rotterdam-Berlinalale Express":

  • Love on Trial (Director: Koji Fukada), Knockonwood, Japan & Survivance, France

"Talent Project Market":

  • Breed (Director: Kate Dolan), Blinder Films (producer: Evan Horan), Ireland
  • The Trials of Alien Life (Director: Ian Lagarde), Colonelle Films (producer: Sarah Mannering), Canada
  • Girls Will Be Girls (Director: Shuchi Talati), Crawling Angel Films (producer: Pooja Chauhan), India
  • Available Now (Director: Assaf Machnes), KM Productions (producer: Kobi Mizrahi), Israel
  • Sadrack (Director: Narcisse Wandji), Les Films d'Ebène (producer: Evodie N. Ngueyeli), Cameroon
  • Lucky Strikes (Director: Vivienne Vaughn), MHK Productions (producer: Maya Korn), USA
  • Don't Cry, Butterfly (Director: Duong Dieu Linh), Momo Film Co (producer: Tan Si En), Singapore & Vietnam
  • Hana Korea (Director: Frederik Sølberg), Seesaw Pictures (producer: Heejung Oh), Republik of Korea & Denmark
  • Cachalote (Director: Angelo Defanti), Sobretudo Produção (producer: Bárbara Defanti), Brazil
  • Kevlar Soul (Director: Maria Eriksson-Hecht), Zentropa Sweden (producer: Ronny Fritsche), Sweden

Selected Projects for “Co-Pro Series” 2022

(in alphabetical order of production company):

  • The Promised Land (Writers: Paula Eleod, Marcelo Chaparro & Emiliano Torres; Director: Emiliano Torres), Gaman Cine, Argentina
  • Nowheresville (Creators: Caroline B. Arnesen & Rebecca W. Kjellmann; Director: Rebecca W. Kjellmann), Hummelfilm, Norway
  • Belcanto (Creators: Mariano Di Nardo, Antonio Manca & Federico Fava; director: tba), Lucky Red, Italy
  • The Report (Writer: Ben von Rönne; Director: tba), Match Factory Productions, Germany
  • Winterland (Writers: Pauline Wolff & Jörgen Hjerdt; Director: tba), Nimbus Film, Denmark
  • This Is Not A Murder Mystery (Original idea: Matthias Lebeer & Christophe Dirickx; Writers: Christophe Dirickx & Paul Baeten; Directors: Hans Herbots & Matthias Lebeer), Panenka, Belgium
  • The Attachment Theory (Showrunner: Radovan Síbrt; Creators: Miro Šifra & Lucie Vaňková; Director: Olmo Omerzu), Pink, Czech Republic
  • You Are Obsolete (Creator: Steve Cochrane; Director: tbd), Sienna Films, Canada
  • Spin Control (Writer: Kaisa Pylkkänen; Director: Alli Haapasalo), Tuffi Films, Finland

Project selected in cooperation with Series Mania:

  • Picadero (Writers: Almudena Monzú & Mauricio Leiva Cock; Director: Isabel Coixet), Amor Y Lujo & Zeta Studios, Spain & Fidelio Films, Colombia

The following literary works are selected for “Books at Berlinale” 2022:

(in alphabetical order of presenting companies)

  • The Riff-Raff (Monika Helfer, Germany), Carl Hanser Verlag / Sibylle Seidel Medienagentur, Germany
  • The Sound of the Jaguar's Roar (Micheliny Verunschk, Brazil), Companhia das Letras, Brazil
  • Mary (Anne Eekhout, Netherlands), De Bezige Bij, Netherlands
  • More Than I Love My Life (David Grossman, Israel), Deborah Harris Agency, Israel
  • The Granddaughter (Bernhard Schlink, Germany), Diogenes Verlag, Switzerland
  • Spanish Beauty (Esther García Llovet, Spain), Editorial Anagrama, Spain
  • Lack of Light (Nino Haratischwili, Georgia), Graf & Graf Literatur- und Medienagentur, Germany
  • The Lamplighters (Emma Stonex, United Kingdom), Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency, United Kingdomy
  • Impatients (Djaïli Amadou Amal, Cameroon), Mediatoon Audiovisual Rights, France
  • Wherever You Are (Khuê Phạm, Germany), Penguin Random House Verlagsgruppe, Germany