Welcome to the biggest audience film festival of the world
Founded in 1951, the Berlinale ist not only the capital´s largest cultural event, but also one of the most important dates on the international film industry´s calendar.
Usually about 20,000 film professionals from over 130 countries, among them approx. 3.000 journalists, are accredited for the Berlin International Film Festival every year. With more than 320,000 tickets sold in 2023, the Berlinale is not only an industry hot spot but also one of the largest audience film festivals in the world. While Berlinale is truly a major media event it is also a festival of encounters and discussion. For eleven days, art, glamour, parties, and business all meet at the Berlinale.
In addition to comprehensive festival partnerships, the Berlinale offers various opportunities for focussing your sponsorship on different target groups or specific themes.
The Berlinale programme is divided into sections: Competition, Encounters, Panorama, Forum, Generation, Perspektive Deutsches Kino, Berlinale Shorts and Retrospective.
The European Film Market
is the business platform of the Berlinale and one of the most important events of the international film industry.
For further information on the festival's profile visit the official Berlinale website