Homage to Regina Ziegler, Portugal

HOMAGE TO REGINA ZIEGLER
XVI TROIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
SETÚBAL, PORTUGAL 1-10 JUNE, 2000

19.05.2000

HOMAGE TO REGINA ZIEGLER

XVI TROIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SETÚBAL, PORTUGAL 1-10 JUNE, 2000

 

The XVI edition of the Troia International Film Festival, held between June 1 to 10 2000

will honour the German Producer Regina Ziegler with an Homage. The Festival will present Regina Ziegler with a Golden Dolphin, for her achievements for over twenty five years of dedication to European productions.

 

Regina Ziegler received 1998 from Roman Herzog, President of the R.F.A. the Cross for Service of Merit, in recognition of her invaluable work in the film business; an honour few times granted.

 

In March of 1999, she was honoured in Los Angeles with the Freedom Award of the American Cinema Foundation, for her artistic work in the last 25 years, and her dedicated role as a producer in Europe and in particular in Germany. Regina Ziegler was also distinguished with the Adolf Grimme prize, the most prestigious prize in television, for her high quality television productions.

 

For over 25 years, Regina Ziegler has produced more than 200 films, Tele-films and shows for television, which amounts to around 8 productions per year. Some of her films- German, as well as European co-productions, etc. - were invited to participate in the most important international Festivals like Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Montreal, Los Angeles, Chicago, Moscow, Sidney, New Delhi. Her films received some of the most distinguished awards, such as the Golden Lion in Venice, the Golden Rockies in Banff, the Press Award in Montreux, two nomination for the Academy Awards and many more...

 

Regina Ziegler has been a jury-member in Venice and Monte Carlo as well as a member of the selection committee of the Berlin Film Festival. In addition she has been honoured with the Denver Obelisk in Denver and revitalised the German Film Award which she produced for four consecutive years from 1995-1998 . Her famous Erotic Tales collection was invited to Cannes, and until now has been presented at more than 150 Film Festivals.

 

Now is the time for us to pay tribute to her great contributions in European cinema.

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