The Berlin Film Festival removed the gender divide in the actress awards. From next year, the Festival will not split the player awards as male and female, but in the form of Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Actor performance.
Cannes, Venice, Sundance and Toronto the most important film festivals in the world, located between the Berlin Film Festival, and Film Festival took an important step to ensure gender equality in the film industry.
According to its website, the Berlin Film Festival has removed the gender divide in the actor award category. From next year, the Festival will not split the player awards as male and female, but in the form of Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Actor performance.
Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian, directors of the festival, who made this decision, said on the subject: “we believe that not separating Awards in acting by gender creates a more gender-sensitive awareness signal in the film industry.”he has made his statement and has taken on an important task in terms of setting an example for other festivals.
With this decision, the Berlin Film Festival has the distinction of being the first major International Film Festival to change the way it Awards acting based on gender. We will all see whether major film festivals such as Cannes and Venice will go to such a significant and significant decision change in the future.
71. Berlin Film Festival To Take Place Physically,
In addition to the gender-neutral acting categories, 71 are scheduled to be held from February 11 to 21, 2021. It was announced that the Berlin Film Festival would be physically held.
Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian expressed their delight at the slow re-happening of festivals with physically available audiences around the world and wished their colleagues success.
In addition to the Golden Bear award for best film, the festival’s international competition jury, which removes gender discrimination in the award categories, will distribute the awards for Silver Bear next year as follows::
Grand Jury Award
Best Lead Performance
Best Supporting Actor Performance
Outstanding Artistic Contribution Award