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Audi Berlinale Lounge

Audi has been one of the principal partners of the Berlin International Film Festival since 2014. Following the start of the fourth year of the involvement, both Audi and the Berlinale have agreed to continue their successful partnership through 2019.

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  • 02/18/17
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Short Film Award goes to Lebanese director Karam Ghossein

    Lebanese director Karam Ghossein has won the Audi Short Film Award, along with its €20,000 cash prize. In the Berlinale Shorts section, he swayed the international short film jury with his film “Street of Death.” The wide-ranging program at the Audi Berlinale Lounge also generated a great deal of interest during the Berlinale. Attracting more than 6,000 visitors, the Lounge was once again the central meeting place for film aficionados. This year the Lounge featured discussions on current movies, debates about new technologies and the popular Berlinale Lounge Nights.
  • 01/31/17
    Culture and Trends

    Culture meets technology: Audi at the Berlinale

    The 67th Berlin International Film Festival will showcase the wide diversity of cinema from February 9 to 19. New technologies like virtual reality are important innovation drivers here. As the principal partner to the Berlinale, Audi supports dialogue between the arts and industry with the Berlinale Open House event series and the European Film Market’s EFM Horizon innovation platform. In addition, fans of the cinema can enjoy discussions about current films, exceptional concerts and the best view of the curb where the stars arrive.
  • 12/08/16
    Culture and Trends

    Audi extends partnership with the Berlin International Film Festival to 2019

    AUDI AG will remain the principal partner to the Berlin International Film Festival. The brand with the four rings will expand its involvement starting in 2017 to include the new innovation platform of the European Film Market (EFM) known as “EFM Horizon.” This platform fosters use of new technologies in the cinema like virtual reality and encourages the exchange of knowledge across industries. Together with the International Film Festival, Audi is also continuing the high-caliber Berlinale Open House program in the Audi Berlinale Lounge.
  • 02/20/16
    Culture and Trends

    Berlinale: Chiang Wei Liang wins Audi Short Film Award

    At the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, Singaporean director Chiang Wei Liang won the Audi Short Film Award with his film “Jin zhi xia mao” (“Anchorage Prohibited”). The award carries a € 20,000 prize. The jury honored the politically-engaged artistic signature of the director with the award in the Berlinale Shorts category. The Audi Berlinale Lounge was again favored by cinema-goers, this year setting a new record of more than 7,200 visitors. Long queues in front of the entrance testified to the audience’s great interest in the events of the Berlinale Open House supporting program and the exclusive view of the red carpet.
  • 02/11/16
    Culture and Trends

    Electrifying ride: Audi brings stars into the spotlight emission-free

    The Hollywood comedy “Hail, Caesar!” from Oscar winners Joel and Ethan Coen opened the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. The star ensemble around George Clooney and the appearance of Berlinale jury president Meryl Streep at the premiere triggered a flurry of flashes on the red carpet. Also premiering was the Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro, which chauffeured the stars to the red carpet purely on electric power and emission-free. Audi has been one of the primary partners of the Berlinale since 2014 and not only provides the fleet, but also stages the Berlinale Open House, a comprehensive side program for film fans and trade visitors.
  • 02/02/16
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Berlinale Lounge: on the pulse of the Berlinale

    Watch movie stars on the red carpet, take a peek behind the scenes and rub shoulders with prominent guests: Audi is offering some one-of-a-kind experiences at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. With the “Berlinale Open House” series, the Audi Berlinale Lounge will present visitors with a multifaceted program of events. One particular highlight this year are the “Berlinale Lounge Nights,” when the lounge will transform into a club where prominent personalities from the film industry provide the right music.
  • 11/26/15
    Culture and Trends

    Audi extends partnership with the Berlin International Film Festival

    Around three months before the start of the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, AUDI AG has extended the contract as principal partner to the festival by another year. Audi and the Berlinale have agreed to continue their successful partnership through 2017. Audi provides a shuttle service with 300 Audi models, including many plug-in hybrid SUVs. In terms of content, the brand with the four rings is actively involved with the Audi Short Film Award as well as the Audi Berlinale Lounge, which includes the Berlinale Open House talk show.
  • 02/14/15
    Culture and Trends

    Berlinale finale: Momoko Seto wins the Audi Short Film Award

    The winner of the first Audi Short Film Award has been chosen: director Momoko Seto won over the international short film jury with her film “Planet ∑.” The Berlinale Open House in the Audi Berlinale Lounge was also a big success – with more than 6,000 visitors following the Berlinale’s progress here. With its Berlinale Lounge, Audi offers an exclusive peek behind the scenes of filmmaking while also supporting the “Kinder machen Kurzfilm” [Kids Make Short Films] initiative.
  • 02/08/15
    Culture and Trends

    Audi Berlinale Lounge: Hot spot for celebrities, fans and automotive experts

    Audi is bringing filmmakers, fans and industry professionals together at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival. Further highlight at Audi Berlinale Lounge was the Audi Berlinale Brunch with numerous prominent guests on Sunday morning. The Lounge is open to the public during the festival and place of Berlinale Open House. Film legends like Oscar winner Sir Ken Adam and experts discuss about actuals trends of the movie and automobile scene.
  • 01/27/15
    Culture and Trends

    Audi highlights new content at the Berlinale

    As the main partner of the Berlin International Film Festival, Audi promotes innovative projects and highlights new content. The Berlinale Open House discussion format – a collaboration between the Berlinale and Audi – features 30 events that assemble prominent guests at the Audi Berlinale Lounge. In addition, the Audi Short Film Award is being presented for the first time this year. The award honors outstanding directing talent in the Berlinale Shorts category. The Audi Programmkino arthouse cinema program in Ingolstadt is simultaneously showing selected films from previous editions of the Berlin International Film Festival.
  • 11/17/14
    Culture and Trends

    Audi promoting directors of short films at the Berlinale

    Audi is considerably expanding its partnership with the Berlin International Film Festival. The central element of the strengthened commitment to the Berlinale is the Audi Short Film Award, which will be presented in the Berlinale Shorts section. The winner of the award will take home EUR 20,000, which will make the Audi Short Film Award one of the world’s most generously endowed prizes for short films. In addition to the award, several more collaborative projects are planned for 2015.
  • 11/15/13
    Culture and Trends

    Audi new principal partner of the Berlinale

    The Berlin International Film Festival and Audi have agreed on a partnership for the next three years. As principal partner, Audi will provide the car fleet for the festival from 2014. Besides, both parties will be presenting a multifaceted partnership program.
  • 11/15/13
    Culture and Trends

    Audi new principal partner of the Berlinale

    The Berlin International Film Festival and Audi have agreed on a partnership for the next three years. As principal partner, Audi will provide the car fleet for the festival from 2014. Besides, both parties will be presenting a multifaceted partnership program.

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  • 02/11/17
    Culture and Trends

    Berlinale 2017

    Audi has been one of the principal partners of the Berlin International Film Festival since 2014. As in the previous year, the Berlinale Audi Lounge will be the meeting place for the festival experience beyond the cinema chair. The “Berlinale Open House” discussion program presented in the Audi Berlinale Lounge will host many exciting talks with prominent guests.
  • 02/02/16
    Culture and Trends

    Berlinale 2016

    Audi has been one of the principal partners of the Berlin International Film Festival since 2014. As in the previous year, the Berlinale Audi Lounge will be the meeting place for the festival experience beyond the cinema chair. The “Berlinale Open House” discussion program presented in the Audi Berlinale Lounge will host many exciting talks with prominent guests.

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