News - Berlinale Co-Production Market

Submissions for 2020 Open Now - Calls and Deadlines

Till September 2, submissions are open for the Talent Project Market in cooperation with Berlinale Talents. Ca. 10 of them will be selected for the Talent Project Market 2019. Find more information here.

Currently and till October 9, experienced producers from all over the world can submit their new feature-length fiction projects with a budget range from 1 to 20 million Euros, with at least 30% of financing (or the local production funding) already in place, for which they are seeking international co-production and financing partners. Ca. 25 of them will be selected and presented at the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2020. Find all details here.

Drama series projects in development and financing stages can be submitted for Co-Pro Series till October 23. A selection of 10 projects will be presented at the Co-Pro Series Pitch and Networking event on February 25/26 . Check here how to submit drama series projects.

In October and November, literary agents and publishers can submit novels for Books at Berlinalein cooperation with Frankfurter Buchmesse, which will take place on the February 24, 2020. Find out more here

From November to mid-December, producers, sales, distributors, representatives of funds, distributors, TV channels and VOD platforms looking for projects, can apply to the Berlinale Co-Production Market to participate without a project.

2018 releases included hits such as Rojo by Benjamin Naishtat, the multi-award-winning La Noche de 12 Anos by Alvaro Brechner, Girls of the Sun by Eva Husson, Rafiki by Wanuri Kahiu, Samouni Road by Stefano Savona and Birds of Passage by Ciro Guerra and Cristina Gallego. Also in 2018, A Fantastic Woman by Sebastián Lelio celebrated the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

More than 290 projects from previous editions have meanwhile been made and have been shown at festivals and in cinemas worldwide.

Find the complete list of realised films in the archive