Partners of the Berlinale Co-Production Market


Berlinale Co-Production Market

Martina Bleis, Lisa von Swieykowski, Ulrike Schmidt

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The MDM Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (since 2004) and Creative Europe - MEDIA have been the Berlinale Co-Production Market's main partners in recent years.

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.

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, CineLink Sarajevo, Baltic Event, Sofia Meetings, Producers Network Cannes, Meetings on the Bridge, New Nordic Films, and When East Meets West. Furthermore, the Berlinale Co-Production Market cooperates with organisations such as EFP (European Film Promotion) and the well-established European producers’ training programmes EAVE and ACE.

Partners of the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2021 included Telefilm Canada, Netherlands Film Fund, Norwegian Film Institute, Estonian Film Institute, Catalan Films, MiBACT, ANICA, Polish Film Institute, Roskino, CinemaChile, Screen Ireland, Projeto Paradiso, Film Development Council of the Philippines, Taipei Film Commission, TAICCA, Swedish Film Institute, Danish Film Institute, VIPO, New Zealand Film Commission, Canary Islands Film, Audiovisual Producers Finland – APFI, Goethe-Institut, NFVF, IEFTA, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. Festival Scope and Cineuropa assisted with their services.

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