The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) is a business division of Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH (KBB GmbH). The Berlinale is funded by the Federal Commissioner for Culture and Media, in accordance with a resolution of the German Federal Parliament. The European Film Market (EFM) is one of the official sections of the Berlinale.
A precondition of accreditation for the festival and registration for the EFM is the accredited person’s agreement to the participation guidelines. Every breach of the conditions of participation as well as any disregard for security regulations can result in the withdrawal of accreditation and immediate exclusion from all events by the organiser. The organiser reserves the right to assert additional rights.