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01 Sep 2016

Berlinale Talents 2017 | call for applications


The application for Berlinale Talents is now open! Since 2003, Berlinale Talents is the festival’s creative summit and networking platform for today 250 most promising and emerging film and TV series professionals from all over the world.

It consists of a summit programme with master classes and interactive panel discussions, studios and workshops. Additionally you can apply for one of the project labs.

Who can apply?

Film professionals working in the following fields of work: directing, screenwriting, producing, cinematography, acting, editing, sound design, film music composition, production design or art directing, film distribution or sales, film criticism.

Download the full regulations to check you are eligible to apply.

Berlinale Talents is not a “school”, the participants are working people and the experts and mentors are seen as colleagues. During the six days in Berlin, you get in touch with thousands of fresh ideas and myriads of like-minded people. For many participants, Berlinale Talents is a life-changing experience and for everybody it is only the beginning of a long-lasting relation with the Berlinale.

Berlinale Talents is aimed for film and television professionals in the first 10 years of their career. You should have made either one feature length film, two short films or a high-quality TV series that have been screened internationally or won awards. Students are only chosen in very exceptional cases, e.g. when they have already worked in the film business before and come with a promising track record of films or series.

Berlinale Talents offers free accommodation for the days of our programme as well as a partial travel reimbursement that is determined on a case by case basis and at the sole discretion of Berlinale Talents.

Deadline: 1 September 2016