Artist in Residence - Exchange Program for Filmmakers

Berlin - Guanajuato (Mexiko) - 3 Months 24/7

Berlin – Guanajuato (Mexico) – 2 Months 24/7

The Berlin - Guanajuato 24/7 artist-in-residence program enables a filmmaker from Berlin-Brandenburg to live and work for three months in Guanajuato (Mexico). In return, a filmmaker from Guanajuato comes to Berlin for two months. In this way, both receive a unique opportunity to develop their skills and become familiar with the other country’s film industry. The filmmakers from Berlin-Brandenburg will have the unique opportunity to get to know Guanajuato and thus Mexico in all its many facets, and will gain insight into the country’s media and film scene. The programme is oriented toward the needs of the fellowship recipients. Representatives of Guanajuato’s film and media industry and cultural institutions are available to serve as mentors. The stay is organized by the Guanajuato International Film Festival, and is supported by the Goethe Institute Mexico. The fellowship covers travel costs and accommodation, and additionally provides a monthly cash allowance.

Application Guidelines

Application Form

Deadline: 20th of January 2017

Berlin - Hongkong - 2 Months 24/7

The Berlin – Hong Kong 24/7 artist-in-residence program gives a filmmaker from Berlin-Brandenburg the chance to live in Hong Kong for two months, while giving a filmmaker from Hong Kong the opportunity to come to Berlin for two months. In the process, both receive a unique opportunity to develop their skills and become familiar with the other city’s film industry. The filmmaker from Berlin-Brandenburg will have the unique opportunity to come to know the city, and gain deep insight into the production landscape of Hong Kong’s film and media sector.  The programme is oriented towards the needs of the fellowship recipients. Representatives of Hong Kong’s film and media industry and cultural institutions will be available as mentors within the program and for the fellowship recipients. The Goethe Institute Hong Kong will organize participants’ stays with support from the Hong Kong International Film Festival, and will also plan and implement the programme’s events. 

The fellowship covers travel and accommodation costs, and provides a cash allowance of €1,000 per month.


Deadline 2016: May / 20

Deadline 2017: tba

Berlin - Paris - 3 Months 24/7

Berlin – Paris – 3 Months 24/7

The artist-in-residence programme from the Medienboard and the city of Paris offers a filmmaker from Berlin a three-month fellowship in Paris (April/May/June 2017). Here too, the object is to gain insight into the local film industry, to make contacts, and exchange experiences.

The fellowship includes an allowance of €1,296 per month, as well as accommodation in the Cité des Arts, which the participant will rent for a monthly rate of €451. In addition, fellows will receive professional support in networking within the local film industry. 

Berlin – Paris – 3 Months 24/7 is an initiative of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Institut Français Deutschland, and the city of Paris.

Deadline 2016: Juni / 20

Deadline 2017: tba

Artist in Residence

The artist-in-residence programme offers selected filmmakers the opportunity to gather international experience and make industry contacts, bringing together young artists from Berlin-Brandenburg and partner regions.   


Contact Guanajuato & Hongkong

  • Christiane  Raab

    Christiane Raab

    Leiterin Berlin Brandenburg Film Commission (bbfc)
    c.raab@medienboard.de

    Tel: +49 331 74387 30

    Mob: +49 172 8533 838

    location@medienboard.de

Contact Tel Aviv & Paris

  • Dr. Teresa  Hoefert de Turégano

    Dr. Teresa Hoefert de Turégano

    Förderreferentin
    Schwerpunkte: Internationale Koproduktionen, Stoff- und Projektentwicklung, Experimental Film

    Tel: +49 331 74387 25

    t.hoefert-de-turegano@medienboard.de