Berlinale: General Information

Welcome to the Berlinale Online Accreditation / EFM Registration

Currently applications for Accreditation / EFM Registration are not accepted.

Please note that all information currently given on these pages refers to the Berlinale 2019 and is given subject to alteration in order to offer a general insight into accreditation procedures.

Every year more than 20,000 industry delegates and representatives of the press from over 125 countries are accredited for the International Film Festival Berlin and the European Film Market.

Information about the various types of accreditation and their access permissions, deadlines, fees as well as accreditation requirements and proof of professional activity can be found on the respective webpages for members of the press, industry professionals and students.

Please read the accreditation requirements and participation guidelines carefully before applying. Applications for Press-, Festival Accreditation and Market Badges can be made via “My Account” only.

You can log on to both the Berlinale and the EFM websites with your “My Account” access data. You will be given access through your “My Account” to the various Online Services of the Berlinale and the EFM depending on your accreditation type after your application was confirmed. .

The Berlinale looks forward to welcoming you!

To participate in the Berlinale Co-Production Market, an additional application is required. Applicants may be producers with international co-production experience and recent credits, financiers, sales agents, or representatives of film funds, broadcasters, theatrical and online distributors working in the field of international co-productions. You can find more information here.

Access to Berlinale Talents is restricted to officially invited participants. Further information on the conditions for participation, the application process and deadlines can be found on the website of Berlinale Talents.

However, many events are public and open to interested Berlinale visitors (with or without accreditation).


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