Press Releases 2021

Awards

Jun 08, 2021: Awards Ceremony on June 13 with the Winning Films of the Berlinale Documentary Award and the GWFF Best First Feature Award

The winning films of the Berlinale Documentary Award - sponsored by rbb - and the GWFF Best First Feature Award have been selected [...]
Competition | Panorama | Awards

May 27, 2021: Summer Special Will Feature the 2021 Berlinale Competition Audience Award

The International Jury already made their Competition award selections in March of this year, and now at the Summer Special (June 9 - 20), the festival audience will have the opportunity to vote on those same 15 films for the 2021 Berlinale Competition Audience Award [...]
Awards | Competition | Encounters | Panorama | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino

May 27, 2021: GWFF Best First Feature Award

The award will be presented during the official Award Ceremony at the Freiluftkino Museumsinsel on June 13, 2021 at 9.00 pm [...]
Awards | Competition | Berlinale Special & Berlinale Series | Encounters | Panorama | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino

May 27, 2021: Berlinale Documentary Award – Funded by rbb

In total, 16 documentary forms from the sections Competition, Berlinale Special, Encounters, Panorama, Forum, Generation and Perspektive Deutsches Kino are nominated for the Berlinale Documentary Award [...]
Competition | Awards

Mar 05, 2021: Berlinale 2021: The Award Winners of the Competition

The members of the International Jury have decided on the prizes in the Competition at the 71st Berlinale [...]
Encounters | Awards

Mar 05, 2021: Berlinale 2021: Awards in the Encounters Section

The Encounters jury has decided on the prizes [...]
Awards

Mar 05, 2021: The Awards of the 71th Berlin International Film Festival

All awards - official and independent juries - of the 71st Berlin International Film Festival. announced so far [...]
Generation | Awards

Mar 04, 2021: Generation Kplus and 14plus: The Awards of the Generation International Jury

From a selection of a total of 15 feature films, and due to the pandemic with one jury for both competitions, the members of the International Jury of Generation have announced the winners [...]
Berlinale Shorts | Awards

Mar 04, 2021: The Award Winners of Berlinale Shorts 2021

The International Short Film Jury announces the prizes for the following films [...]
Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Berlinale Talents | Awards

Mar 03, 2021: The Kompagnon-Fellowships 2021 by Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Talents

The two Kompagnon-Fellowships, Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Berlinale Talents, go to Eliza Petkova as well as Jonas Matauschek and his co-director Christian Johannes Koch [...]
European Film Market & Co-Production Market | Awards

Mar 03, 2021: Projects on the Road to Success: Three Awards and 1,300 Meetings at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

At the Berlinale Co-Production Market (March 1 to 5), three monetary awards were presented to selected feature film projects: The Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, the VFF Talent Highlight Award and the ARTEKino International Prize [...]
Competition | Berlinale Shorts | Generation | Encounters | Awards

Feb 26, 2021: Schedule for the Jury Decisions 2021

During the Industry Event (March 1 to 5) of the 71st Berlinale, the Juries of the Competition and the sections Berlinale Shorts, Encounters and Generation will announce their award decisions [...]
Encounters | Awards

Feb 18, 2021: Encounters Jury

A three-member jury will choose the winners for Best Film, Best Director and a Special Jury Award, and will announce them during the Berlinale Industry Event on March 5 [...]
Berlinale Shorts | Awards

Feb 18, 2021: The 2021 International Short Film Jury

The three members of the International Short Film Jury will decide on the award winners, which will be announced during the Industry Event on March 4, 2021 [...]
Generation | Awards

Feb 18, 2021: Generation Juries 2021

The actress Jella Haase, the director Mees Peijnenburg and the director / writer Melanie Waelde form the International Jury of the 44th Generation [...]
Competition | Panorama | Berlinale Shorts | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage | Awards

Feb 01, 2021: Golden Bear Winners Form the International Jury of the 71st Berlinale

With the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale is entering into new territory. The festival will take place in two stages. As already announced, the Industry Event kicks off from March 1 to 5, 2021. From June 9 to 20, the Berlinale will invite the audience to the Summer Special [...]
Competition | Generation | European Film Market & Co-Production Market | Awards | Additional Information

Aug 24, 2020: Berlinale 2021: Festival Planned as Physical Event / New: Gender-Neutral Performance Awards

The Berlin International Film Festival has made its first decisions for the 2021 festival. The Berlinale 2021 is being planned as a physical festival. A hybrid model is intended for the European Film Market (EFM) [...]