Partners of the Berlinale Co-Production Market


Berlinale Co-Production Market

Martina Bleis, Lisa von Swieykowski, Maria Mogren (as of September)

+49 30 25920 517

The Berlinale Co-Production Market is co-funded by MDM Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (main partner since 2004) and Creative Europe - MEDIA.

Since 2004, the VFF Verwertungsgesellschaft für Film und Fernsehen has endowed the VFF Highlight Pitch Award, a monetary award for one selected Talent of the Talent Project Market every year. ARTE is giving the ARTEKino International Prize to one of the selected projects at the Berlinale Co-Production Market. Since 2015, each year a jury decides which of the projects in the Official Selection receives the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award.

The Berlin House of Representatives (Abgeordnetenhaus von Berlin) is our event partner and main location.

Since 2006, the Berlinale has cooperated with Frankfurter Buchmesse on Books at Berlinale and other initiatives which aim at bringing the book and film "worlds" closer together.

In order to support producers in their international networking, the Berlinale Co-Production Market also regularly collaborates with other relevant co-production initiatives such as: CineMart Rotterdam, Series Mania, CineLink Sarajevo, Baltic Event, Sofia Meetings, Producers Network Cannes, Meetings on the Bridge, New Nordic Films, connecting cottbus and When East Meets West. Furthermore, the Berlinale Co-Production Market cooperates with organisations such as EFP (European Film Promotion) and the established European producers’ training and network programmes EAVE and ACE.

Partners of the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2023 included:

Baltic Countries in Focus (Estonian Film Institute, Lithuanian Film Centre and National Film Centre of Latvia), Directorate General and Audiovisual of Ministry of Culture (Italy) and Cinecittà, Netherlands Film Fund, Norwegian Film Institute, Swiss Films and FOC - Federal Office of Culture (Switzerland), Film in Austria.

As well as APFI - Audiovisual Producers Finland, BFI - UK Global Screen Fund, Catalan Institute for Cultural Companies/ Catalunya Film Commission, Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Danish Film Institute, Film Development Council of the Philippines, German Films, IDM Film Commission Südtirol, ICEX Trade and Investment & ICAA - Institute of Cinematography and Audiovisual Arts (Spain), NFVF - National Film and Video Foundation (South Africa), Polish Film Institute, Pro Helvetia, Proimágenes Colombia, Screen Ireland, Slovenian Book Agency, Slovenian Film Centre, Spcine - Sao Paulo Film Commission, Swedish Film Institute, TAICCA, Telefilm Canada, VIPO - Visual Industry Promotion Organisation (Japan).

Festival Scope and Cineuropa assist with their services.

If you are interested in joining this prestigious list and supporting us in making the Co-Production Market 2024 a success as well, please contact us!