“I’m at a Precarious Age. I Don’t Know How Much Longer I’ll Get to Have This Life”: Cécile Tollu-Polonowski on Multitasking in the Berlin Film Industry

Filmmaker Mag 9

I am at Tempelhofer Park on a cold Saturday morning in Berlin. An airport reconstructed by the Nazi government in the 1930s, Tempelhof today is an epicenter of kite flying, urban farming, summer barbequing, and most impressively, unrestricted dog romping.…  Read more


“You Have to Learn Fast if You Want to Stand Out”: Lorna-Lee Sagebiel on Film Sales

Filmmaker Mag 1

I’m on my terrace watching what will probably be my last New York sunrise before I move to Berlin. Later, I learn that my early morning insomnia coincided with not just any sunrise, but a total lunar eclipse, which is…  Read more


“Be Patient and Try Not to Hold Grudges”: Marjon Javadi on Acquisitions and Production

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I am at Mystic Journey Bookstore in Venice during my very first trip to Los Angeles, feeling appropriately like a Lost Angel. My close friend Marjon has fled New York, not for beachy weekends but for a career opportunity. With…  Read more


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Portrait of Jason (Photo courtesy of Milestone Films)Portrait of Jason (Photo courtesy of Milestone Films)

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