Application Now Closed!

Thank you for your interest in applying for Berlinale Talents. The application for the 2017 edition is now closed (next call for entries: July 2017). All information below refer to the 2017 application process and are subject to change.

How to Apply

Berlinale Talents is aimed for film and television professionals in the first 10 years of their career. To find out if you are eligible to apply for Berlinale Talents or one of our project labs, and to get a quick overview of the application process, check out the information below.

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Still got questions? Read our FAQ | Contact us at talents@berlinale.de

General Summit

Please choose the main field of work you would like to apply with.





Project Labs

In addition to the general Summit application we encourage directors, screenwriters, and producers to submit a project to one of our project labs. Before you can submit your project please complete the general application

Former participants of Berlinale Talents may apply directly through their alumni profile.


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Talent Project Market
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Alumni Applicants

As a former participant of Berlinale Talents there are numerous ways to come back for a second round.

Berlinale Talents Alumni


Directors, screenwriters and producers who already took part in a previous edition of Berlinale Talents may apply again with an ongoing project for one of our project labs.

Before you apply, check the application criteria above to see if your project is in the right stage.

Login to your alumni profile and access the application from there.

Relive the Summit Experience


Former participants who also attended one of our project labs, are invited to apply again for the Berlinale Talents Summit. Attend master classes, interactive panel discussions and workshops to complete your Berlinale Talents experience.

Login to your alumni profile and access the application from there.