Berlinale Co-Production Market

22. October 2004
February 13-14, 2005, during the Berlin International Film Festival - The Berlinale Co-Production Market is a 2-day-initiative for producers, financiers, broadcasting representatives, distributors and sales agents who are interested in international co-productions. The first edition in 2004 had an enormous response. More than 270 industry professionals from all over the world attended and met in more than 600 pre-arranged individual meetings. At the Berlinale Co-Production Market, producers are given a platform to introduce their projects as well as the opportunity to catch up on current film financing strategies, to participate in panel discussions and case studies, to find co-production partners and/or financiers and to refresh existing contacts and relationships. By holding the Berlinale Co-Production Market during the Berlin International Film Festival - one of the most important A-film festivals worldwide – the opportunities for establishing contacts are excellent, as industry professionals from all over the world attend the festival. Producers from throughout the world who are experienced in co-production and have completed at least one international co-production are invited to submit a project. Project Requirements
  • Feature-length fiction film (for theatrical release)
  • Full script available in English
  • Project suitable for international co-production
  • A minimum of 30% financing already in place
  • Budget range: approx. 2 - 10 million Euro (minimum budget for projects from transforming countries: 1 million Euro)
Project Submission
  • approx. 5-page treatment/exposé in English
  • completed submission form
Submission forms can be downloaded from
The deadline for project submissions is November 5, 2004. The projects participating in the Berlinale Co-Production Market will be selected by December 20, 2004, and will be presented in the English-language Co-Production Market Catalogue. This catalogue and a participants’ list will be sent to each participant in due time prior to the event. The Berlinale Co-Production Market team will contact each participant in order to coordinate the 30-minute individual meetings with potential partners according to the participant’s preferences. Each participant will receive his/her personal schedule upon arrival at the Berlinale Co-Production Market. For further information and enquiries contact us at: +49-30-259 20-517 or