Institutional Funding

Berlinale 2021

All information on films, series and installations of the 71st Berlin International Film Festival

Competition 2021

Carlo Chatrian and Mark Peranson on a multifaceted selection that is deeply rooted in the present

© Haut et Court - Abbout Productions - Micro_Scope © Haut et Court - Abbout Productions - Micro_Scope


Interview with section head Michael Stütz on the 2021 Panorama films

© Christos Kalohoridis © Christos Kalohoridis

Institutional Funding

Announcement of the Jury Decisions

On March 4 & 5, the juries of the Competition and the sections Berlinale Shorts, Encounters and Generation will announce their award decisions via video presentations

Foto: Lydia Hesse Foto: Lydia Hesse

Projects on the Road to Success

Three Awards and 1,300 Meetings at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

Perspektive Deutsches Kino & Berlinale Talents


Eliza Petkova as well as Jonas Matauschek and his co-director Christian Johannes Koch awarded

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Berlinale Series

Playing With Expectations

Section head Julia Fidel on the 2021 series


On a Zig-Zag Course

Section head Cristina Nord in conversation

© Electric Eel Films, Diversion
© vajda film UG © vajda film UG
Perspektive Deutsches Kino

A Worldwide Search for Oneself

Linda Söffker, section head, about this year's film selection

The International Jury 2021 in the Berlinale Palast

A meet up with Ildikó Enyedi, Adina Pintilie, Gianfranco Rosi and Jasmila Žbanić . The jurors Mohammad Rasoulof and Nadav Lapid are not in Berlin and will be watching the films online.

© Christoph Rauscher

Conquering Dreamlands: Public Live Streams

Berlinale Talents offers a host of familiar events featuring top-class guests, which can be attended virtually between March 1 to 5 live and cost-free

© Cine Guimbi © Cine Guimbi
World Cinema Fund

WCF Day on March 5

“Decolonising Cinema” is the central theme of the WCF Day on March 5, 2021 from 2 to 5.30 p.m. The WCF Day is offered online due to the pandemic and can be accessed free of charge

European Film Market

EFM Podcast Launch

The EFM introduces a brand new year-round podcast series: “Industry Insights - The EFM Podcast” is about, and for the entertainment industry

© Irmela Schautz / EFM 2021 © Irmela Schautz / EFM 2021
European Film Market

The Stage is Set for the 2021 European Film Market

The comprehensive conference and film programme