News 74th Berlinale

European Film Market & Co-Production Market

Dec 06, 2023: European Film Market 2024 – It All Starts Here

The European Film Market (EFM) at the 74th Berlin International Film Festival will open its doors for seven days from February 15 to 21, 2024. [...]

Berlinale Talents

Nov 30, 2023: COMMON TONGUES – Speaking Out in the Language of Cinema

Language, common language, film language is the theme of the 22nd edition of the talent promotion initiative [...]

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Nov 29, 2023: Berlinale Meets Fußball – Film Project for Euro2024

The Berlinale is taking part in the cultural programme for the 2024 European Football Championship with Berlinale Meets Fußball [...]

World Cinema Fund

Nov 24, 2023: Current Funding Recommendations for Production and Distribution / WCF Europe–TFL Audience Design Award

The current funding pot of eleven production and three distribution grants amounts to a total of 360,000 euros [...]

World Cinema Fund

Nov 03, 2023: Berlinale Spotlight: World Cinema Fund at “Around the World in 14 Films”

At its 18th edition (December 1-9, 2023), “Around the World in 14 Films” will present an all-day Berlinale Spotlight: World Cinema Fund. One WCF-film is being presented as part of a homage [...]

Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage

Oct 31, 2023: Berlinale Classics 2024:
Silent Film Classic Kohlhiesel’s Daughters by Ernst Lubitsch in the World Premiere of the 4K Restored Version

The restoration was done by the Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Foundation and the screening at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) will be accompanied by a new score by Leopold Hurt, performed live by members of the Berliner Philharmoniker under the direction of Simon Rössler [...]

Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage

Oct 31, 2023: Retrospective 2024:
“An Alternate Cinema – From the Deutsche Kinemathek Archives”

The Retrospective of the 2024 Berlin International Film Festival will celebrate unorthodox protagonists, idiosyncratic cinematic language, and unconventional productions from German film history that stepped outside the box [...]

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Oct 06, 2023: Outlook for Berlinale 2024: New Emphases in Commitment to German Newcomer Films and the Field of Partnerships

From February 15 to 25, 2024, the 74th Berlin International Film Festival will again be inviting audiences and the industry to a wide-ranging programme of films, inspiring encounters, and stimulating exchanges [...]


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 [...]