Welcome to the Accreditation

Further information on the Berlinale Summer Special and its accessibility for the press will be announced in the course of April.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 71st Berlin International Film Festival has developed a new festival format for 2021 and is pleased to be able to hold the festival for the industry and the public. The industry platforms European Film Market (EFM), Berlinale Co-Production Market, Berlinale Talents and the World Cinema Fund will kick off the 71st Berlinale from March 1 to 5, 2021, with an online offer.

During the Summer Special from June 9 to 20, 2021, Berlinale audiences will be able to see the majority of the films selected by all the sections in numerous cinema screenings in the presence of the filmmakers. The modalities of participation for press will be announced closer to the event.

  • Professionals & EFM: Industry professionals can apply for an Online Market Badge for the EFM (March 1 to 5, 2021). Please note the updated benefits, fees and deadlines.
  • Press: Journalists can apply for the press offer during the Online Industry Event in March. Please note the updated benefits.
  • Students: There are no student accreditations.

More Information can be found on the respective web pages:

Professionals & EFM Press Students



Press Accreditation

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