Appilcations are now open for The Talent Press, a project of the Berlinale Talents, Goethe-Institut, and FIPRESCI (the International Federation of Film Critics).
Young film critics and film journalists will be invited to Berlin to report on the films at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival (February 5 – 15, 2015) and on the events of the Berlinale Talents (February 7 – 12, 2015).
Visit www.berlinale-talents.deand to apply
Young film critics or journalists
— Fluent in English (in writing and speaking);
— Eager to report on films screened at the Berlin International Film Festival and on events held during the Berlinale Talents 2015;
— Having published articles in newspapers, film magazines, on websites or at universities.
— To be willing to cover a broad range of journalistic work: you will write interviews, reviews, reports, articles and features on the Berlinales and the Berlin International Film Festival
— To attend daily editorial meetings with a personal mentor
The work you write may be published on www.berlinale-talents.de and www.fipresci.org.
Participants will grant unlimited use and exploitation rights in and to all articles and reviews done in the framework of the Berlinale Talents and the Berlin International Film Festival.
— The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and tobe with 300 young talented filmmakers from all over the world and to experience the day-to-day buzz of a prestigious A-Festival.
— You will be guided through the Berlin International Film Festival Oliver Baumgarten (former Chief Editor “Schnitt”) and other renowned film critics.
— Every day, you have the opportunity to write a critique about a film from the festival program or short reviews of an event at the Berlinale Talents programme, and will discuss and review it with your fellow participants and film critics.
— Free accommodation in youth hostels in Berlin from February 5–12, 2015.
— A share of the travel expenses depending on your country of origin.