For us blogging live from Berlin

  • Tatiana Braun

    is a programme curator for film and new media at the Goethe-Institut Montreal. She wrote for the online magazines Berliner Filmfestivals and FRAGMENTFILM and runs the podcast mémoire poétique.

    Portrait: Tatiana Braun Photo: © privat

  • Jutta Brendemühl

    is programme curator for the Goethe-Institut Toronto and blogger at German Film @ Canada.

    Jutta Brendemühl Photo: © Michelle Kay

  • Philipp Bühler

    has been reporting on the Berlinale as a freelance film critic since 2000.

    Philipp Bühler Photo: © Private

  • Yun-hua Chen

    is a film scholar, curator, critic, and co-host of the film podcast Reel Chats.

    Chen Yun-hua © private

  • Sara De Pascale

    has graduated from DAMS (Discipline delle arti, della Musica e dello spettacolo) at the University of Bologna and is a future critic and curator.

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  • Camila Gonzatto

    is a screenwriter and director for film and television.

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  • Sofia Kleftaki

    is a Culture Editor at the Goethe-Institut Athens and a freelance journalist for online media and television.

    Portrait: Sofia Kleftaki Photo: © Argiris Koutsopoulos

  • Mattia Lanciotti

    is founder of CiakClub (2015) – the largest Italian community for film and television. As editor-in-chief of the Club, he visits all the major film festivals.

    Portrait: Mattia Lanciotti Photo: © privat

  • Prathap Nair

    is an independent culture journalist. He lives in Düsseldorf, Germany, and covers Berlinale for major Indian publications.

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  • Permata Adinda Priyadi

    is a journalist based in Jakarta, Indonesia. In 2023 she was a finalist in the SOPA 2023 Awards. Her writing for Yang Tidak Tertangkap Layar dari Rekaman KBGO received a special award.

    Portrait: Permata Adinda Priyadi Photo: © privat

  • Ahmed Shawky

    is a film critic, film festival programmer and holds many offices in the Egyptian film industry. He has served on film festival juries and writes regularly about cinema and the entertainment industry.

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  • Manuel Zoppitelli

    is a creative head of CiakClub, Italy's widest-reaching film and television online platform.

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  • Students of the Collège Maisonneuve

    Antoine Demers, Ianèle Bellemare, Alessia Tomuleasa-Trelles, Catherine Ross, Ryan Machado, Nathan Lauzon, Daphnée Martel, Morgane Bondu, Emma Soares, Thalia Bissonnette, Timothée Bonnier-Aird, Emmy Champagne, Maya Chesnay, Lisa Tessier-Turcotte, Émilie Kessler

    Studierende des Collège Maisonneuve © Stéphanie Boutin