Dear friends, today it’s the day of the spectacular TEDDY Ceremony and Party which will take place at the STATION-Berlin at Gleisdreieck. The queer movies of the Berlinale will be awarded with a TEDDY AWARD in the categories: “Special TEDDY”, “Best Short”, “Best Feature Film” and “Best Documentary”. We will also have Continue reading Day 9: Ceremony & Party
The country of the Alps, the rivers and the lakes. The country of pastries, skiing vacationists and beer drinkers. Home of the coffee houses and “Sachertorten”. But now it’s enough with cliches about Austria, let’s rather talk about the interesting things like Austrian movies. Continue reading Day 8: Austria!
The event’s programme includes:
I. Panel discussions Re-imagining the Queer Archive and Queer Film Festivals in Practice.
II. The traditional Programmers/Queer Academy Meeting and the Queer Connection – Filmmakers meet Programmers and the Film Industry.
III. The Crypto Party Berlin Workshop on Encryption and Data Protection (Especially for festival makers from regions where queer life is threatened or persecuted, the event offers a parallel workshop on secure e-mail communication, encryption and data protection).
10.00 am Opening Wieland Speck, Berlin, Curator of the Panorama at the Berlinale
10.15 am Key Note: Bob Hawk, Film and Festival Advisor
10.30 am Key Note Jan-Christopher Horak, Los Angeles, Director of the UCLA Film &
10.45 am Re-imagining the Queer Archive
12.15 pm Lunch break
1.30 pm In Conversation with Christine Vachon, New York, Film producer
2.15 pm Queer Film Festivals in Practice – Programming and Curating Strategies
3.45 pm Break
4.00 pm Programmers/Queer Academy Meeting + the Queer ConnectionTelevision Archive
Today the Queer Academy Conference will take place at STATION-Berlin with more then 300 participants and guests from all over the world. Here you can read a portrait of our keynote speaker and special TEDDY AWARD Winner Christine Vachon. Continue reading Queer Academy Conference: Special Guests
Today, the Queer Academy Conference with more than 300 participants from all parts of the world takes place in the STATION-Berlin. The second panel of the day will be about “Queer Film Festivals in Practice”. Here you find the question that we asked the participants before hand as well as an introduction to our panelists. Continue reading Queer Academy Conference Panel 2: Queer Film Festivals in Practice