The Berlin International Film Festival has been emphasising series in the official programme since 2015. In February 2020, Zoo Palast cinema will once again host the Berlinale Series programme, which is open to the public. The successful industry platform taking place at the same location will henceforth be known as “Berlinale Series Market” (previously “Drama Series Days”) [...]
The Berlinale is delighted and relieved at the release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov. Freedom of expression is a basic human right and essential for democracy. Oleg Sentsov spent almost six years in unjust detention for advocating this fundamental right.
In partnership with two Asian festivals, the Berlinale section Generation will present curated film programmes under the banner of Berlinale Spotlight: Generation. The section continues its cooperation with the Nara International Film Festival and will also be a guest for the first time at the Balinale - Bali International Film Festival [...]
Until October 9, 2019, internationally experienced producers may submit new feature film projects in need of co-producers and financiers to the 17th Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 22 - 26, 2020). Approximately 25 feature-length fiction film projects will be selected from all submissions by the end of 2019. Project budgets [...]
Berlinale Forum aims to expand the understanding of what film is, to test the boundaries of convention and open up fresh perspectives to help grasp cinema and how it relates to the world in new ways. Creating the programme is the task of a selection committee that will begin its work in the coming days [...]