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Teresa Vena


76 articles available in total starting from 09/04/2018. Last article published on 11/05/2021.

The final clapperboard has slammed on Anika Decker’s Liebesdings

The final clapperboard has slammed on Anika Decker’s Liebesdings

Shooting on the new romantic comedy, starring Elyas M'Barek and produced by Constantin Film, has just wrapped, with a cinema release set for early 2022  

11/05 | Production | Funding | Germany

Shooting has begun on Die Känguru-Verschwörung, the second part of the kangaroo saga

Shooting has begun on Die Känguru-Verschwörung, the second part of the kangaroo saga

The Kangaroo Chronicles, directed by Berlin based Swiss director Dani Levy and released in 2020, was one of the most successful films of the year in Germany and will now be extended by a sequel  

03/05 | Production | Funding | Germany

Aïcha Macky • Director of Zinder

Interview: Aïcha Macky • Director of Zinder

“I am lucky to have in my possession a powerful tool that could help to make voices heard”

The second feature-length documentary from the Nigerien filmmaker is set in her hometown Zinder  

23/04 | Visions du Réel 2021 | Competition

Liesbeth  De Ceulaer  • Director of Holgut

Interview: Liesbeth De Ceulaer • Director of Holgut

“By shooting at night or at twilight, I wanted to get away from reality to evoke a more dreamlike and mythical world”

The Belgian director talked with us about her experience shooting her documentary in Siberia  

20/04 | Visions du Réel 2021 | Competition

Alessandro Tonda  • Director of The Shift

Interview: Alessandro Tonda • Director of The Shift

“The film is dedicated to all those who fight without using weapons”

The Italian director talks about his fast-paced thriller, telling the story of a young man driven by fundamentalists to threaten the city of Brussels with a suicide bombing  

20/04 | BIFFF 2021

Laila Petersen-Jama • Storyboarder

Interview: Laila Petersen-Jama • Storyboarder

“I translate into pictures the emotions of the characters”

We talked to the Danish-born, Germany-based storyboarder to find out more about the particularities of her job profile  

16/04 | /Germany

Jieun Yi  • Cinematographer

Interview: Jieun Yi • Cinematographer

“I like the role I have as a cinematographer and I want to make films with others, not alone”

The cinematographer, who studied at the Babelsberg‘s Konrad Wolf Film University, talks about working with German independent filmmakers  

14/04 | /Germany

The German-French film funding commission grants €950,000 to three co-productions

The German-French film funding commission grants €950,000 to three co-productions

The films are being directed by Élise Girard, Mia Hansen-Løve and Noémie Lvovsky, and star Isabelle Huppert and Léa Seydoux, among others  

12/04 | Production | Funding | Germany/France

The German Motion Picture Fund raises its budget to €30 million for international TV series and films

The German Motion Picture Fund raises its budget to €30 million for international TV series and films

In 2021, the funding programme put in place by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media is doubling the budget it earmarks for co-productions of TV and VoD series  

12/04 | Production | Funding | Germany

The German COVID-19 relief fund for filmmaking increases to a total of €100 million

The German COVID-19 relief fund for filmmaking increases to a total of €100 million

The fund covers both personal risks, such as a confirmed case of COVID-19, and infrastructural ones  

09/04 | Production | Funding | Germany

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