With the increasing use of modern smartphones and growing fields of application, phone batteries are constantly in need for energy. This is where AKKUMAT from Stuttgart steps in with its diverse product portfolio, providing mobile charging stations for selected Berlinale venues, making a valuable contribution to the service offered to the Festival’s visitors since 2017.

AKKUMAT GmbH | Ahmet Özkaya | Head of Sales

Berliner Kindl

As an official supplier, Berliner Kindl will join this year’s Berlinale for the first time. The Kindl Jubiläums Pilsener is a tribute to Berlin and will be served at Festival lounges, receptions and parties of the Berlinale.
Berliner Kindl is part of Berlin and a reflection of Berlin’s life style and own flair – elegant, lively and cosmopolitan.

Berliner-Kindl-Schultheiss-Brauerei | Kerstin Wegner I Marketing |


Making the world a better place with every sip! This is Lemonaid's & Charitea's motto. All the products are made from naturally sourced organic ingredients procured exclusively form certified fair-trade cooperatives from all over the world.
We support fair and sustainable agriculture through fair-trading. With each bottle of Lemonaid sold, a percentage is deposited in a charitable fund to aid selected development projects around the world. The lemonades, iced teas and teas are served at all Festival lounges and the Berlinale receptions since 2014.

Lemonaid Beverages GmbH | Christopher Owen | Event Marketing & Communications


Canon, the worldwide leading supplier of digital imaging-Solutions for the consumer- and business sector, is supporting the photographic documentation of the Berlin International Film Festival’s. Since 2003, Canon Deutschland is providing professional photo- and film equipment for the photographers of the Festival and one imagePROGRAF large format printer incl. material for the Berlinale Star Portraits. In addition, Canon is providing a professional Clean & Check Service for accredited press photographers at the Berlinale Press Centre.

Canon | Heiko Elmsheuser | Director Corporate & Marketing Communications


The CUBIX Filmpalast, which belongs to the CineStar Group, is a central venue of the Berlinale and will show films from the Berlinale sections Panorama, Forum, Generation, Encounters, Perspektive Deutsches Kino, Berlinale Shorts and Berlinale Special. The CUBIX Filmpalast combines original architecture with comfort, a sophisticated ambience and innovative image and sound technology.

CineStar-Gruppe | Oliver Fock | Geschäftsführer |


Cinionic is a joint venture of key players with a strong heritage and leadership in the cinema industry who joined forces to transform cinema, providing comprehensive WOW entertainment solutions to exhibitors across the globe. One of the partners driving Cinionic’s mission is Barco, a longstanding Digital Cinema Partner of the Berlinale. Since 2004, the Festival’s main venues have been equipped with state-of-the-art Barco cinema projectors, a tradition that will be carried on by Cinionic.

Cinionic | Markus Baumann | Sales & Business Development Manager DACH

Deutsches Weininstitut

Since 2008 guests of the Berlinale can enjoy German red, white and sparkling wines. You can find those specials wines at all Berlinale events such as within the Partner Lounges and at all Berlinale receptions. Festival guests of the Berlinale Dining Club will also enjoy first-class German wines.

Deutsches Weininstitut | Andreas Kaul | Head of Hotels, Restaurants and Retailers


Dolby provides the Berlinale with digital cinema hardware, services and support since 2001. Dolby engineers will be making sure the Festival maintains the maximum sound quality by performing all audio checks and aligning the screening rooms. Since 2015 the Berlinale Palast has been equipped with an immersive Dolby Atmos sound system, which allows a precise placement and movement of individual sounds all around you, even overhead. Dolby Atmos delivers breathtaking sound to the audience, with impressive clarity, richness, detail, and depth.

Dolby Laboratories Inc. | Aurélie Hayon | Senior Marketing Manager - Europe |

Husumer Mineralbrunnen

Flexibility, variety and expertise make Husumer Mineralbrunnen unique, making it one of the strongest mineral springs in Northern Germany. With its product Viva con Agua Mineral Water, Husumer Mineralbrunnen supports the Berlinale since 2011 at all receptions and Berlinale lounges.
Viva con Agua de Santa Pauli e.V. is a non-profit association dedicated to provide drinking water worldwide. In Husumer Mineralbrunnen, Viva con Agua has found a reliable, regional cooperation partner.

Husumer Mineralbrunnen HMB GmbH | Annabel Kohlmann | Product Management


The premium apple brand KANZI® celebrates its premiere as a partner of the Berlinale in 2020. KANZI®, sweet-sour in taste with a juicy bite, offers the perfect taste explosion and a shining interplay of colours! Picked by hand to guarantee the perfect quality. Under the motto "THE POWER OF GREAT TASTE" the Berlinale audience can enjoy KANZI® apples in selected venues and festival locations.

GKE NV| Esther Dworak | Brand Manager |


Nikon, one of the world's leading suppliers of products and solutions based on advanced opto-electronics and precision technologies, proudly supports the Berlinale by producing high class footage documenting the new competitive section Encounters. Photos and videos of both jury members and participating young filmmakers will be captured with Nikon Z 6 Essential Film Kits, to be used for communication purposes by both IFB and Nikon. In addition, Nikon will offer a professional Check & Clean Service for accredited photographers at Berlinale Press Center.

Nikon GmbH I Daniel Ziegert I Manager NPS & Nikon School |

Potsdamer Platz

Since 2015, the asset manager Brookfield Properties has been managing the area at Potsdamer Platz with a total area of around 270,000 square meters. Potsdamer Platz also supports the Berlin International Film Festival as a supplier for the 70th Berlinale. As the home of the Film Festival, it offers the Berlinale and its guests high-quality entertainment and adventure worlds. Cinema, casino and hotels are used as important venues of the Berlinale.

Brookfield Properties | Katharina Treiber | Vice President Asset Management

Rohde & Schwarz

With its innovative solutions, Rohde & Schwarz supports the technical infrastructure of the Berlinale since 2012 and helps the Festival to realize digital cinema screenings. The systems of Rohde & Schwarz are at the heart of the digital cinema chain:
The mastering station R&S®CLIPSTER allows a fast creation of valid DCPs for the screenings as well as their validation this way creating the basis that the high quality of the material contributes to captivate the audience.

Rohde & Schwarz Vertriebs GmbH | André Vent | Sales Manager File Based Media Solutions

Rolf Benz

This long-established company from Baden-Württemberg is not only one of the pioneers of German design culture, but is also internationally one of the most well-known brands in the furniture industry. Upholstered furniture by Rolf Benz is distinguished by its modern design, high quality and functionality.
Since 2018, Rolf Benz presents its high-quality furniture in selected Berlinale Festival locations, for example the Berlinale VIP- Club at the Grand Hyatt Berlin, as well as the lounge areas in the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden, the Berlinale headquarters and also the Berlinale Palast.

Rolf Benz AG & Co. KG | Simon Wachsmann | Manager Retail Marketing National/International

Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz

Sony Center is the most popular outdoor location in Germany. People from all over the world meet at the Sony Center and share unforgettable experiences and emotions. Since 2001 Sony Center is a big stage of the Berlin International Film Festival. Berlinale partners have the option to present their advertising message via this LED screen. The mixture of attractive Berlinale content and commercials just in the heart of the Sony Center makes the screen a perfect platform.

Sony Center am Potsdamer Platz | Cerry Reiche | Managing Director


Since 2007 the TOP-IX internet specialists provide the live web streaming of press conferences, the daily Red Carpet events as well as the Opening and Award Ceremonies on After the Berlinale, all videos remain available in the online archive.

TOP-IX Consortium | Andrea Casalegno | Direttore


Voelkel joins the 70th Berlinale as a new official juice supplier. With their first-class quality juices Voelkel supports various events and receptions during the festival. Only high quality raw materials from organic and bio-dynamic cultivation are used to ensure a taste which has been created by nature.

Voelkel GmbH | Kristian Roecker | Gebietsverkaufsleitung Ost |


Since 2014 the sparkling POMMERY champagne is served exclusively in selected Berlinale lounges, at the Berlinale VIP-Club and at the Berlinale Dining Club. Furthermore, all caterers of the Berlinale offer POMMERY Brut Royal.

Vranken Pommery Deutschland & Österreich GmbH | Juliane Dobischok | Brand Manager |