Berlinale: Dates


Dates

Festival dates and deadlines

November 1, 2018 Deadline for film entries for the festival (feature length films)
November 15, 2018 Deadline for film entries for the festival (short films)
January 29, 2019 Programme Press Conference of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival
February 7, 2019 Opening Ceremony of the 69th Berlin International Film Festival
February 7-15, 2019 European Film Market
February 9-13, 2019 Berlinale Co-Production Market
February 9-14, 2019 Berlinale Talents
February 16, 2019 Closing & Award Ceremony of the
69th Berlin International Film Festival
February 17, 2019 Berlinale Publikumstag

Berlinale Spotlight

The Berlinale has had a global presence with specially curated film programmes for many years now. The Berlinale Spotlight extends the festival and makes its activities visible throughout the year.

August 21-December 11, 2018
Berlinale Spotlight: Perspektive Deutsches Kino at City Kino Wedding, Berlin
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September 22-24, 2018 Berlinale Spotlight: Generation at the Nara International Film Festival in Japan
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Berlinale-on-the-Road

Throughout the year Berlinale representatives are present at various events where they are happy to be contacted.

  Event Berlinale representative
September 6-16, 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Michael Stütz
September 6-16, 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Paz Lázaro
September 6-16, 2018 Toronto International Film Festival Sebastian Markt
September 7-15, 2018 FICBUEU - Festival Internacional de Curtametraxes de Bueu Alejo Franzetti
September 18, 2018 Berlinale Spotlight: Perspektive Deutsches Kino at City Kino Wedding, Berlin Linda Söffker
September 20-24, 2018 Nara International Film Festival Melika Gothe
September 21-28, 2018 San Sebastian Int. Film Fest. Culinary Zinema Thomas Struck
September 21-29, 2018 San Sebastian Int. Film Festival Paz Lázaro
September 27-October 7, 2018 Reykjavík International Film Festival Michael Stütz
October 4-13, 2018 Busan International Film Festival Michael Stütz
October 8-14, 2018 Valdivia International Film Festival Paz Lázaro
October 16, 2018 Berlinale Spotlight: Perspektive Deutsches Kino at City Kino Wedding, Berlin Linda Söffker
October 17-23, 2018 Palestine Cinema Days Maike Mia Höhne
October 29-November 4, 2018 DOK Leipzig Maike Mia Höhne
October 29-November 4, 2018 DOK Leipzig Linda Söffker
November 9-13, 2018 Teheran International Short Film Festival Wilhelm Faber
November 20, 2018 Berlinale Spotlight: Perspektive Deutsches Kino at City Kino Wedding, Berlin Linda Söffker
December 11, 2018 Berlinale Spotlight: Perspektive Deutsches Kino at City Kino Wedding, Berlin Linda Söffker

(Further dates to follow)