The pre-selections of the 74. Berlinale (February 15-25, 2024) will take place from November 27th to 29th, 2023. Carlo Chatrian, director of the Berlinale and Lorenzo Esposito, delegate for Italy and member of the selection committee, will watch Italian films at Cinecittà in Rome. We are waiting for a confirmation to come from Barbara Wurm, new director of the Forum section.
Feature films (minimum 60’) produced during the 12 months preceding the festival (from February 2023) are eligible for the pre-selections.
For Competition and Encounters, World or International premiere is mandatory. For Panorama, Forum and Generation, the minimum requirement is the European premiere.
For further information about Festival sections and rules please check the >Festival website<
It will not be necessary to submit the films on the Berlinale website and pay the submission fee, you have just to send an email as soon as possible indicating title and name of director to the following contacts:
FOR FICTION FILMS:
Griselda Guerrasio firstname.lastname@example.org
Serena Mazzi email@example.com
Rossella Rinaldi firstname.lastname@example.org
Alessio Massatani email@example.com
Cecilia Spano firstname.lastname@example.org
You also have to send a link with English subtitles, indicating the section you wish to apply for, by the deadline of Wednesday November 15th.