Berlinale: General Information

Photo Service: General Information

Besides a selection of historical photos, general images of festival locations and portraits of the festival management, the Berlin International Film Festival provides press photos of films in all sections of the current festival programme.

Press photos from earlier festival years are available in the archive.

Historical photos, views, portraits

Historical photos as well as a selection of festival images and portraits of the festival management are available year-round – free of charges and royalties.

Conditions of use:

  • The rights holder must be named in the credits for published photos. If a photo is not explicitly accompanied by the name of a copyright holder, then no copyright may be assigned to this photo.
  • Photos may only be published in connection with editorial coverage of the Berlinale or its representatives; this also applies to use of the Berlinale Logos.
You can request high-resolution, electronic historical photo material from the Press Department: .

Stills of current festival films

Please find the conditions for direct download and use of film stills of movies in the current programme at Film Stills.


Press Office
phone +49 30 25920-727