Did you know you might be eligible to come back to Berlinale Talents? Here’s how:

Apply with a project: Alums who have a project in development can submit it to one of our Talents Labs (Doc Station, Script Station, Short Form Station or Talent Project Market).

Relive the Summit: Former participants of the Talents Labs can re-apply to focus more fully on the Summit talks and screenings.

This year, the newly renamed Short Form Station is especially looking for boundary-pushing, hybrid formats, so do send us your VR, AR and MR projects.

Apply now through your alumni profile
Deadline: 2 September 2019, 23:59 (CEST)

Talents Labs: What’s On Offer?

  • Six days of intensive project development
  • Ten participants per Lab
  • Mentoring from renowned industry experts
  • Intimate group settings and one-on-one sessions
  • Public presentation to industry reps

Talent Project Market

For producers seeking co-producers and financiers for their feature film or series in development.

Your screenplay should be in an advanced draft ready to attract collaborators.

Projects will compete for the €10,000 VFF Talent Highlight Award, presented at the Berlinale Co-Production Market.

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Script Station

For screenwriters or writer-directors with a new feature film or series in development.

Your screenplay should be in a solid early draft that would benefit from fresh input on its content, structure and form.

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Doc Station

For directors developing a feature-length documentary or hybrid documentary forms.

Apply with a solid treatment/ exposé describing your concept and project status.

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Short Form Station

For writer-directors developing short formats such as short films, mini-series, interactive/ cross-media formats.

Apply with a fully developed script for short films and series, or a concept for docs and interactive/ cross-media projects

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Applications from Talents Labs Alumni

Former participants of the Doc Station, Script Station, Short Form Station or Talent Project Market can re-apply to attend our full range of Summit events. Take in talks, discussions, workshops and screenings to complete your Berlinale Talents experience.