[Reader-list] Call for entries: The Berlinale Shorts and Generation

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Wed Sep 18 00:32:39 CDT 2013

The 64th Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 6 to 16, 2014 and is currently preparing the new festival edition. The festival encourages you to submit your film to the SHORT FILM COMPETITIONS.

Berlinale Shorts:

Berlinale Shorts is hosting up to 30 short films. They compete for the Golden and the Silver Bear, a nomination for the Best European Short Film (Prix EFA) and a Berlin scholarship from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).

Rules and regulations:

Film duration no longer than 30 minutes.
Production completed no earlier than 2013.
The film may have participated in national competitions or side selection in festivals in the country of its origin, but not outside the country of origin.
World premieres are preferred.


Generation is hosting two competitions with short films dedicated to a young audience: Kplus screens programmes for children of various age groups; short films for an audience from 14 years on are presented in the 14 plus competition. A Crystal Bear for the Best Short Film is awarded in each competition. Participants in both competitions also run for the awards of the Generation Kplus or 14 plus International Juries, endowed with each €2.500.

Rules and regulations:

Duration no longer than 20 minutes.
Production completed no earlier than 2013.
World and international premieres are preferred.
European premieres are accepted.
The deadline for entries is November 15, 2013.

To apply and for further information please visit: www.berlinale.de

Please find further regulations as well as an overview of the prizes awarded by independent juries on our website: www.berlinale.de.

If you have questions regarding your submission please get in touch with:

Berlinale Shorts: Denise Beyschlag (shorts at berlinale.de , t. +49.30.25920-212)

Generation: Laura Hِfer (hoefer at berlinale.de , t. +49.30.25920-423)

Programme Organisation: Brigitte Abel (abel at berlinale.de , t. +49.30.25920-446)

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