Additional Information

Nov 01, 2019
Berlinale 2020 Dates and Outlook to 2021

The 70th Berlin International Film Festival will be held from February 20 to March 01, 2020.

Following events will also take place during the festival:
February 20–27, 2020: European Film Market
February 22–26, 2020: Berlinale Co-Production Market
February 22–27, 2020: Berlinale Talents
February 26, 2020: World Cinema Fund Day

We would also like to inform you about following dates:

Online Accreditation
Nov 11, 2019: start of the online accreditation for press and industry professionals
Dec 06, 2019: end of the EFM Early Bird Rate for industry professionals with a Market Badge
Jan 12, 2020: accreditation deadline for press
You can find general information on the 2020 accreditation from November 11, 2019 here:

Berlinale Press Conference
Jan 29, 2020: Berlinale Press Conference at the “Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung” (Introduction of the programme without dates)

Programme release date
Feb 11, 2020: release of the whole programme, including all screening dates and locations on

Ticket Sales
Feb 17, 2020: start of advanced ticket sales

Award Ceremony
Feb 29, 2020: Award Ceremony of the 70th Berlinale at the Berlinale Palast

Berlinale Publikumstag
Mar 01, 2020: last day of the festival and Berlinale Publikumstag, repetition screenings of festival films for the public at a special rate

Outlook to 2021
The 71st Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 11 to 21, 2021

Press Office
November 01, 2019