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3 plus 2 Filmmakers from Poland at Berlinale Talents 2018

Press releases 2018-01-12

Berlinale Talents is very proud to announce the selection of 250 filmmakers - 128 women and 122 men - from 80 countries for the 16th edition of Berlinale Talents. In our most recent press release you’ll find more info about some of the exciting talents, famous alumni such as David Lowery and links to the Talent profiles/projects.

We are very happy to let you know that there are three Talents attending Berlinale Talents, who are currently working and living in Poland: the producer Marta Lewandowska, the director Michal Szczesniak, whose “Starting Point” and the production designer Małgorzata Karpiuk who was responsible for the visual look of Lukasz Ronduda’s “Serce Miłości.” Two Polish Talents currently reside in Germany: the director Ewa Wikieł and Weronika Adamowska. Adamowska is a distributor of acclaimed films such as “De sidste mænd i Aleppo” (The Last Men of Aleppo), which won 17 prizes – among them the Jury Prize in the “World Cinema – Documentary” category at the Sundance Film Festival – and “Raving Iran.”

Together the 250 Talents will participate in an intense six-day programme featuring around 100 events with internationally renowned experts and acclaimed Berlinale guests holding workshops and talks, many of which are open to the public. Berlinale Talents takes place at the HAU Hebbel am Ufer, February 17-22, 2018. The complete Berlinale Talents programme will be online on February 6, 2018.

For interview requests with a Talent, please contact Sara Könemann and Alicia Breitfeld This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +49 (0)30 25920- 260 / 245. For accreditation requests for Berlinale Talents events and interview requests with an expert, please contact Marie Ketzscher at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / +49 (0)30 25920- 518.