Press Releases 2021

Competition | Panorama | Berlinale Shorts | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage | Additional Information | Encounters | Berlinale Special & Berlinale Series

Apr 28, 2021: Berlinale: Altered Infection Protection Act Limits Summer Special Options

The festival directors are currently in contact with the authorities to determine the next steps for an all-outdoor event [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Competition

Feb 11, 2021: Competition - Reshaping Cinematic Forms

In total there are 15 films, two of which are first features, which will compete for the Golden Bear and the Silver Bears [...]
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 | European Film Market & Co-Production Market | Berlinale Talents | World Cinema Fund | Additional Information

Dec 18, 2020: Berlinale 2021 Will Be a Festival in Two Stages: Industry Online Offer in March / Public Event in June

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 71st Berlin International Film Festival has developed a new festival format for 2021 and is pleased to be able to hold the festival for the industry and the public [...]
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) [...]