International Film Festival Rotterdam

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In brief: Int’l festival updates, Between season 2

Production begins on Between (pictured) season two, festival updates for Rotterdam, Sundance and Berlin and more news from the week to date.

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Rotterdam ’15: Shorts competition books two Canadian titles

Canadian directors Jon Rafman and Karl Lemieux will bring their latest video work to the European festival. (Lemieux’s Quiet Zone pictured)

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Rotterdam books Arwad into Hivos Tiger competition

Samer Najari and Dominique Chila’s first feature will compete against first and second features by other international filmmakers.

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Latest Canadian films booked into Rotterdam, Berlin

Chinese director Li Luo’s Emperor Visits the Hell (pictured), a China-Canada co-production that won the Dragons & Tigers award for young filmmakers in Vancouver, will have its European bow in Rotterdam.

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Monsieur Lazhar wins audience award in Rotterdam

The prize is the latest for Philippe Falardeau’s film, which is also nominated for the best foreign language Oscar in Hollywood.

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Blog: Day five, and it’s a wrap in Rotterdam

In the last of a four-part series, Anita K. Sharma shares her experiences at the International Film Festival Rotterdam Producer’s Lab.

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Blog: Festival strategies, kickstarting marketing and more producing tips at Rotterdam

Producer and entertainment lawyer Anita K. Sharma shares her experiences at the Producer’s Lab at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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Blog: Decoding the new distribution, talking transmedia at Rotterdam

Entertainment lawyer, producer and Playback blogger Anita K. Sharma shares her experiences from the Producer’s Lab at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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Blog: Speed dating, festival-style

Entertainment lawyer, producer and Playback blogger Anita K. Sharma shares her experiences from the Producer’s Lab at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

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Incendies wins Rotterdam audience awards

As Incendies heads to the Academy Awards, Denis Villeneuve has picked up the top audience award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam for his latest film about sectarian hatred and family bonds in the Middle East.