For the 73rd Berlinale, ARRI is supporting the Berlinale press conferences with a customized lighting concept and high-end spotlights, ensuring optimal illumination for interviews with filmmakers from the Berlinale programme.

ARRI | Heiko Meyer | Corporate Communications Manager and Press speaker


Canon, the world's leading provider of digital imaging solutions for the consumer and business sectors, is supporting the Berlin International Film Festival with the photographic documentation of the festival. Since 2003, Canon Germany has been providing professional photo and film equipment for the festival photographers as well as an imagePROGRAF large format printing system, including material for the creation of the star portraits. Canon also provides a professional Clean & Check service at the Berlinale Press Center for accredited press photographers.

Canon | Sarah Stuwe | PR & Communications Manager


Making the world a better place with every sip! This is Lemonaid's & Charitea's motto, two fairtrade soft drinks from St. Pauli. All ingredients are organically grown and come from fairtrade cooperatives from all over the world. Fair trade supports sustainable, fair agriculture. In addition, a fixed amount per bottle goes to social projects in the growing regions. The lemonades, iced teas and teas have been consumed at the Berlinale since 2014.

Lemonaid Beverages GmbH | Florian Körner | Head of Partnerships


Cinionic is a joint venture of key players in the cinema industry who have come together to transform the cinema and provide comprehensive entertainment solutions for exhibitors around the world. One of the partners driving the mission of Cinionic is Barco, a long-standing Digital Cinema Partner of the Berlinale. Since 2004, the main venues of the festival have been equipped with state-of-the-art Barco cinema projectors; a tradition that continues under the patronage of Cinionic.

Cinionic | Press


Dolby has been providing the Berlinale with digital cinema hardware as well as services and support in the field of sound since 2001. In addition, Dolby's technical service staff will be on site and will advise on all technical issues, perform audio checks and ensure the best possible sound quality at all Berlinale venues. Since 2015, the Berlinale Palast has been equipped with an immersive Dolby Atmos sound system, which enables precise placement and movement of individual sounds around and even above the audience. Dolby Atmos offers the audience a stunning sound with impressive clarity, richness, detail and depth.

Dolby Laboratories Inc. | Andreas Stumptner | Senior Marketing & PR Manager DACH

Harkness Screens

Harkness is the world’s leading screen manufacturer for digital cinema and is ONCE again proud to support Berlinale with their screens for the Berlinale Palast and Verti Music Hall. The screen’s flexible PVC-based material is manufactured to a unique formulation and specification providing wide viewing angles, high contrast, bright pictures and excellent colour temperature. Screen technology is the result of significant work by Harkness’ Research and Development team and brings together a number of proprietary technologies to create a screen surface for the age of immersive cinema.

Harkness Screens | Tony Dilley | Senior Vice President Sales

Husumer Mineralbrunnen

Husumer Mineralbrunnen has been supporting the Berlinale at all events since 2011 with the product Viva con Agua mineral water. Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli e.V. is a non-profit organisation that promotes worldwide access to drinking water. Viva con Agua has found a reliable, regional cooperation partner in Husumer Mineralbrunnen.

Husumer Mineralbrunnen HMB GmbH | Lisann Todt | Vertriebsinnendienst

Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz has been contributing to the Berlinale's digital cinema with innovative products since 2012. The solutions from Rohde & Schwarz form the heart of the digital cinema chain: The mastering station R&S®CLIPSTER quickly and reliably creates the DCPs (digital cinema packages) for the screenings, then checks them and ensures that the quality of the moving images captivates festival guests.

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG | Andreas Heiland | Director Marketing


Since 2007, the internet specialists at TOP-IX have been providing live web streaming of the press conferences, the daily red carpets and the Opening and Awards Ceremonies on After the Berlinale, all videos will be available in the online archive.

TOP-IX Consortium | Andrea Casalegno | Direttore

True Search

True Search is part of the global True platform of innovative talent management products and services with offices in North America, EMEA, and APAC. True Search will provide support and advice to the Berlinale in the recruitment of top management personnel for the upcoming festival edition.

True Search | Cristina Pestrea |