Awards in the Encounters section
This 2020 anniversary celebrating the 70th edition of the Berlinale sees the birth of the new competitive Encounters section. A three-person jury will present the following prizes for the section:
- Award for Best Film
- Award for Best Director
- Special Jury Award
The prizes will be presented during the official Award Ceremony in the Berlinale Palast on the penultimate day of the festival. Each winner will receive a golden bear plaque as their trophy.
Appointed by the Artistic Director, the jury will include directors, actors and producers as well as writers and artists.