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.
Three previous Berlinale Co-Production Market projects are screening in Venice 2019: Pelican Blood by Katrin Gebbe and Rialto (WT: Trade) by Peter Mackie Burns are screening in Orizzonti, while You Will Die at Twenty by Amjad Abu Alala screens at Giornate degli Autori.
Toronto will see two Special Presentations of our projects: Jojo Rabbit by Taika Waititi and Pelican Blood by Katrin Gebbe. Patrick by Goncalo Waddington screens in Competition at San Sebastian.
Two of our previous projects won awards at the Semaine de la Critique 2019: A White, White Day by Icelandic director Hlynur Pálmason, and Vivarium by Irish Lorcan Finnegan.
Passed by Censor by Serhat Karaaslan received the FEDEORA award at Karlovy Vary 2019 (East of the West). 7500 by Patrick Vollrath premiered at Piazza Grande in Locarno.
Three films that were once projects at the Berlinale Co-Production Market screened at the Berlinale 2019: The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea by Syllas Tzoumerkas and Divine Love by Gabriel Mascaro premiered in Panorama, while Photograph by Ritesh Batra showed in the Berlinale Special Gala section.
2018 saw a record of 16 Berlinale Co-Production Market projects getting out onto the big screens at A-film festivals and in cinemas:
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