• Berlinale Talents

    Berlinale Talents brings young filmmakers together with proven experts for a week of master classes, panel discussions, and networking events. The theme of the 2015 Berlinale Talents was “Space Discovery”.

  • catapult

    The 10-month programme supports start-ups and young companies in Berlin and Brandenburg’s media and digital sectors. One to two evening meetings per month provide participating entrepreneurs with intimate access to other founders’ experiences and networks, as well as financial coaching and potential mentors.

  • Media Residency Program „Berlin Capital Region – New York"

    The Media Residency Programme “Berlin Capital Region – New York, New York – Berlin Capital Region” offers three-month fellowships to entrepreneurs, creatives, and young digital-media professionals. The fellowships include travel costs, accommodation, room in a co-working space, a cash allowance, and mentoring.

  • Serial Eyes

    The first European postgraduate program for screenwriters and producers of high-quality TV series. The intensive eight-month course, accepting just 12 participants, was developed by the Deutsche Film- Und Fernsehakademie Berlin (DFFB) in conjunction with the London Film School and the National Film School of Denmark.

  • The Erich Pommer Institute

    The Erich Pommer Institute is a well-known independent research and training institution for the media industry, with a focus on services for filmmakers. From seminars to workshops, experienced industry experts provide instruction on current and practice-relevant topics. The Medienboard supports selected events.

What we Fund

Medienboard funds initiatives and activities intended to encourage professional development within Berlin-Brandenburg as a media location. In this context, events both for young creatives and experienced industry representatives are supported. Examples include the following:

Application Deadlines

Important to know



  • VR NOW Con 2017 - The Tech Biz Art Conference & Award


    • Games & Digitales
    • Interaktiv & Innovativ
    • Event

    VR NOW Con is back! We added a day and an extra expo+workshop area! Come back to Potsdam/Berlin on November 15+16, 2017, and enjoy a two-stage conference, a showcase and expo area including foodcourt, ...

  • Early Bird Tickets for Changing the Picture 2017


    • Film & Kino
    • TV
    • Serielle Formate
    • Event

    The CHANGING THE PICTURE Technology Conference will take place for the 5th time in Germany’s capital region at the Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam, on November 9-10, 2017. It showcases the newest ...

  • Medienboard's support of INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN


    • Games & Digitales
    • Interaktiv & Innovativ
    • Startups
    • Mobile
    • Event

    Gaming fans and industry professionals are eagerly looking forward to the INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN 2017 from 24 – 30 April 2017. Medienboard funds several events including the Opening Summit, ...

  • Medienboard-funded Berlinale Talents announced programme highlights


    • Film & Kino
    • Serielle Formate
    • Professionalisierung
    • Event

    Berlinale Talents 2017: Courageous Encounters With Agnieszka Holland, Ana Lily Amirpour, Andres Veiel, Christo, David OReilly, Gob Squad, Isabel Coixet, João Moreira Salles, Paul Verhoeven, Raoul Peck ...

  • “Drama Series Days” 2017: New Venue, Expanded Programme


    • Event
    • Film & Kino
    • Serielle Formate
    The Medienboard-funded “Drama Series Days”, a joint initiative for series content co-organised by the industry platforms European Film Market, Berlinale Co-Production Market and Berlinale Talents, ...