Berlin International Film Festival

Berlin International Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Berlin, Germany
Start Month: February


The Berlinale: a great cultural event and one of the most important dates for the international film industry. More than 300,000 sold tickets, almost 20,000 professional visitors from 124 countries, including around 3,700 journalists: art, glamour, parties and business are all inseparably linked at the Berlinale.

Submission Requirements:

35mm, 70mm. Films must have been produced during the 12 months before festival and must not have been shown in other international festivals. Films in competition must have German subtitles (this does not apply to selection screenings).

Submission Deadline: November


Awards / Prizes:

Golden Bear for best feature, Silver Bear as the special jury prize.
Silver Bear for: best director, best actress, best actor, outstanding
artistic contribution, best film music; best first feature award,
endowed with 25.000

Contact: Karin Hoffinger (


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