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Berlinale Talents

Berlinale Talents is the Berlin International Film Festival’s talent development programme for 250 emerging filmmakers and series creators from all over the world. It is an initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival, a business division of the Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH.

Date: 13-18 February 2021
Application deadline: closed
In addition to attending the extensive summit programme of master classes and panel discussions with top-notch experts, at the Talents Labs, selected participants have the chance to finesse and present their new projects. The Labs are the Script Station, Doc Station and Short Form Station. Targeted group and one-on-one mentoring sessions help writers/directors fine-tune their concept and story structure and resolve any creative issues to move their projects forward.

At the Talent Project Market, producers present their fully developed projects to international co-producers and funders.Berlinale Talents offers a range of Project Labs in which participants can further develop and present their own project. Berlinale Talents also provides Studio programmes and workshops for specific groups of film professionals. As an initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival, the entire event is closely linked with the programmes of the festival sections and the European Film Market.

Photo: © Peter Himsel, Berlinale 2020

Target groupDirectors, Producers, Screenwriters, Editors, Cinematographers, Sound Designers, Score Composers, Production Designers, Actors, Sales Agents, Distributors, Film Critics
Project-based, Without project
Intermediate | Junior
Included Partial reimbursement for those not residing in Germany.