All Market Badge holders have access to the stands and offices of the European Film Market in the Gropius Bau, Marriott Hotel and Gropius Park. All EFM screenings can only be accessed with a Market Badge or Buyers Badge.

PLEASE NOTE THE ADMISSION POLICY FOR THE EFM 2020

The Festival Accreditation offers limited access to the market venues Gropius Bau and Marriott Hotel. During the particularly busy market days (Feb 21-24, Fr-Mo) access with a Festival Accreditation is only possible from 5pm.

The Market Badge, however, allows access to all EFM locations throughout the entire duration of the European Film Market (20-27 February).
Only Market Badge holders have access to the market platforms EFM Horizon, DocSalon, EFM Producers Hub, Berlinale Africa Hub, EFM Landmark and Berlinale Series Market & Conference.

  Festival Accreditation Market / Buyers Badge* Festival Accreditation + Market / Buyers Badge*
European Film Market      
EFM locations (Gropius Bau, Gropius Park & Marriott Hotel)
(Market Badge has priority)

(21-24 Feb only from 5pm)
EFM Screenings -
DocSalon -
EFM Horizon** -
separate registration required

separate registration required
Berlinale Africa Hub -
EFM Producers Hub*** -
Berlinale Series Market **** -
EFM Landmark -
Access to EFM Business Tools (EFM Participants Directory, Screening Schedule, Daily Planner, My Film Entry & Trailer) -
Release in the EFM Participants Directory***** -
WiFi at EFM Locations -
Lola at Berlinale
Festival Programme      
Tickets for festival screenings (at the accreditation ticket counter) -
Extra ticket counter in the EFM Locations - -
Access to selected festival & press screenings without ticket (may vary between badge type)
Publication in the “Who’s Where”
Enquire about discounted hotel rooms through Berlinale Partner-Hotels
Berlinale Co-Production Market      
Participation (incl. Meetings & full programme) separate registration required separate registration required separate registration required
Talks -
Books at Berlinale separate registration required separate registration required separate registration required
Co-Pro Series Pitches invitation only invitation only invitation only
Berlinale Talents      
Public Talks & Films
Talents Labs Presentations
VFF Talent Highlight Award
World Cinema Fund      
World Cinema Fund Day
World Cinema Screenings

The Buyers Badge offers priority entry to Market Screenings. The Buyers Badge is not for sale but will be granted in limited number by the EFM. You are considered for a Buyers Badge if you:

- order a Market Badge and
- select "Acquisitions (…)” as your "Working Sector" on the application form and
- have been verified as a Buyer
Buyers will be published in the Participants Directory of the European Film Market in January and will be updated regularly.
** EFM Horizon: Pre-register online/based upon availability on-site. Selected events will be by invitation only.
*** Producers preferred. Selected events will be by invitation only. Please select “Producer (…)” as your “Primary Working Sector” on the application form
**** Access to CoPro Series Pitches by invitation only
***** Listings are only possible in connection with a company/organisation