News 74th Berlinale


Sep 14, 2023: Berlinale Spotlight: Generation in Japan

Under the title Berlinale Spotlight: Generation, the Berlinale section Generation will once again present a programme which is curated jointly with the Nara International Film Festival, and will consist of entries both from the 2023 Generation Kplus and the Generation 14plus competitions [...]
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Sep 13, 2023: Berlinale Film Entry

Film submissions for the 74th Berlin International Film Festival are now open [...]
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Sep 02, 2023: Personal Statement of the Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian

For the past four years at the Berlinale, I have been fortunate enough to work along with extraordinary people [...]
European Film Market & Co-Production Market

Aug 16, 2023: Call for Projects: Time to Submit Film and Series Projects for the Berlinale Co-Production Market

Until September 21, 2023, experienced producers from all over the world can submit new feature film projects in need of co-producers and financiers for the 21st edition of the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 17-21, 2024) [...]
Berlinale Talents

Aug 10, 2023: Nikola Joetze Takes Over as New Project Manager of Berlinale Talents

On September 1, Nikola Joetze will take over the project management of Berlinale Talents, completing the dual leadership team of the talent development initiative alongside programme manager Florian Weghorn [...]
World Cinema Fund

Aug 07, 2023: Berlinale World Cinema Fund: Current Funding Recommendations for Production and Distribution

At the 38th jury session of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF), the juries made 13 recommendations of funding to projects or films from Bhutan, Brazil, Indonesia, Israel, Madagascar, Nepal, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Turkey, Uruguay and Venezuela [...]
Competition | Berlinale Special | Encounters

Jul 12, 2023: Jacqueline Nsiah Will Join the Berlinale Selection Committee

Barbara Wurm is leaving the committee to head the Forum section, starting August 1, 2023 [...]
Berlinale Shorts

Jul 12, 2023: Berlinale Spotlight: Berlinale Shorts at FIRST International Film Festival in Xining, China

The upcoming Berlinale Spotlight: Berlinale Shorts will present for the second time a selection of short films at FIRST International Film Festival, taking place from July 23 - 31 in Xining, Qinghai Province, China [...]
Berlinale Talents

Jul 12, 2023: The Film Community of the Many: Berlinale Talents Calls for Applications

Until September 4, 2023, emerging film creators can once again apply for Berlinale Talents (February 17-22, 2024) [...]
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Jul 11, 2023: 2024 Berlinale: “Next Move” - Focusing and Condensing for a Future-Oriented Festival Structure

Executive Director Mariëtte Rissenbeek and Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian evaluated the structure of the Berlinale after the festival. Their goal is to be able to sustainably configure the festival by restructuring the organisation and condensing its programme [...]
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Jun 21, 2023: Summer Berlinale at radioeins Freiluftkino Friedrichshain Cinema

Film lovers interested in seeing audience favourites and winning films from this year’s Berlinale at an outdoor cinema can look forward to a great opportunity [...]
European Film Market & Co-Production Market

May 20, 2023: European Film Market Presents Italy as “Country in Focus” 2024

After the successful return of the European Film Market (EFM) in February 2023 with record numbers of 11,500 plus trade visitors, more than 600 exhibiting companies and over 1,500 market screenings, the EFM is now announcing its guest country for the upcoming edition [...]
Forum & Forum Expanded

Mar 07, 2023: Barbara Wurm Appointed as New Head of the Berlinale Forum

As of August 1, 2023, the author and curator Barbara Wurm will be taking over as head of the Forum section [...]
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Feb 28, 2023: Glamorous Closing of Berlinale 2023 – Delighted Winners and Full Cinemas

The 73rd Berlin International Film Festival came to a successful close with the Publikumstag on February 26 [...]