Call For Applications: Berlinale Talents Invite Young Film Critics To Berlin

14 August 2014

The Goethe-Institut is offering yet another opportunity for upcoming international talent, aimed this time at young film critics and journalists. Berlinale Talents, Goethe Institut and FIPRESCI (The International Federation of Film Critics) is inviting young journalists who are fluent in English and have a published body of work behind them to apply for The Talent Press and report on the films at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival that will take place in February next year.

The selected candidates should be eager to cover a broad range of journalistic work, from jotting down interviews and reports to reviewing films and writing features on the Berlinales and the Berlin International Film Festival. Applicants are also expected to attend a daily editorial meeting with a personal mentor.

In return for all that hard work, the team offers applicants the rare chance to meet and work with 300 young, upcoming filmmakers from all over the world, and to be a part of one of the world’s leading film festivals. It will also be a huge opportunity to learn from the best about film journalism and critique by discussing your work with renowned mentors and fellow participants. Berlinale Talents and FIPRESCI also offer free accommodation and a share of travel expenses, depending on your country of origin.

The online application should include your curriculum vitae and personal data along with up to 3 original copies of articles that you have published in the last 2 years. The application deadline is 1 September, 2014. Successful candidates will be notified at the latest by early January. Details and guidelines to apply are available here and further queries can be directed to



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