Press Releases 2021

World Cinema Fund

Nov 12, 2021: Berlinale Spotlight: World Cinema Fund at “Around the World in 14 Films”

Since 2018, the Berlinale funding initiative World Cinema Fund (WCF) has presented a Berlinale Spotlight every year at the Berlin film festival “Around the World in 14 Films” (December 2-11, 2021) [...]
World Cinema Fund

Nov 12, 2021: Berlinale World Cinema Fund: Eleven New Funding Recommendations

In the 35th jury session of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF), the juries made eleven funding recommendations for projects from Afghanistan, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Lebanon, Mongolia, Paraguay, Peru and Vietnam [...]
Competition

Oct 19, 2021: M. Night Shyamalan to Become Jury President of the Berlinale 2022

Screenwriter, director and producer M. Night Shyamalan will serve as president of the International Jury at the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival [...]
Additional Information | European Film Market & Co-Production Market | Berlinale Talents | World Cinema Fund

Oct 07, 2021: Berlinale 2022 To Be an In-Person Event

The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 10 to 20, 2022 as an in-person event. The European Film Market (February 10-17, 2022), the Berlinale Co-Production Market (February 12-16, 2022), Berlinale Talents (February 12-17, 2022) and the World Cinema Fund will focus on on-site offerings. They will furthermore provide online formats [...]
Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Berlinale Talents

Oct 07, 2021: Berlinale and Deutsche Filmakademie Are Realigning Their Cooperation: ”Perspektive Match”

The Berlinale section Perspektive Deutsches Kino has been devoting itself to the new generation of filmmakers for 20 years. Every year, its programme presents directors with their first films. In 2022, the Perspektive will broaden its focus and simultaneously become even more contemporary [...]
Generation

Oct 01, 2021: Berlinale Spotlight: Generation in Rome

Under the title Berlinale Spotlight: Generation, the Berlinale, in cooperation with the festival Alice nella città, is presenting a programme composed of films from the Generation 14plus 2021 edition [...]
Competition | Encounters | Panorama | Berlinale Shorts | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage | Berlinale Special & Berlinale Series | Additional Information

Sep 15, 2021: Film Entry Now Open

Submit your films and series to the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival now!
After the pandemic-related cancellation, short films are also accepted again for the Generation competitions of the 2022 Berlinale. [...]
Generation

Aug 30, 2021: Berlinale Spotlight: Generation in Japan 2021

Under the banner of Berlinale Spotlight: Generation and for the fourth time already, the Berlinale section Generation will present a programme of films from the last festival edition, jointly curated with the Nara International Film Festival [...]
European Film Market & Co-Production Market

Aug 26, 2021: Berlinale Co-Production Market: Call for Feature Film and Series Project Submissions

Until September 30, 2021, experienced producers from all over the world can submit new feature-length film projects in need of co-producers and financiers [...]
Forum & Forum Expanded

Aug 19, 2021: New Team at Forum Expanded

After 16 editions as head of Forum Expanded, Stefanie Schulte Strathaus will pass the mantle onto new hands in September [...]
World Cinema Fund

Jul 16, 2021: Berlinale World Cinema Fund: Ten New Funding Recommendations and WCF Europe – TFL Audience Design Award

In the 34th jury session of the Berlinale World Cinema Fund (WCF), the juries made ten funding recommendations [...]