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61st Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin (Berlinale 2011)
Berlin, Germany, February 10 to 20, 2011
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Calls for entry
(Feature films only, 60+ minutes: all genres)

The Canadian Selection Screenings in Montréal open to feature-length films of 60+ minutes, all genres excluding documentaries, for the Competition, Panorama, Generation and Forum, will take place from September 6 to 8, 2010.

Telefilm Canada is accepting submissions of documentaries of 60+ minutes on behalf of the Festival and will coordinate a consolidated shipment of documentaries to Berlin.

The Festival waives its entry fees for films presented at the Canadian Selection Screenings in Montréal or entered via Telefilm Canada.

**Short films must be submitted directly to the Festival**

Start of Canadian Selection Screenings in Montréal: open to narrative films of 60+ minutes : September 6, 2010

Registration deadline with Telefilm Canada for narratives and documentaries : August 27, 2010

Registration deadline when submitting directly to the Festival : November 1, 2010

Information and registration process(64 KB)
Application Form(180 KB)

The Berlinale, along with Cannes and Venice, counts as one of the oldest and most important competitive festivals in the world. The Berlinale is also a public festival selling almost 300,000 tickets to the city’s cinephiles.

The Festival presents about 400 films, including some 120 short films. In 2010, 15,586 accredited guests from 128 countries – including almost 4,000 journalists – attended the Festival.

The Berlinale is a very dynamic, cosmopolitan and full-service film festival with many elements that are of significant interest to the Canadian film industry and filmmakers.

Detailed information on Canada at Berlin 2010.

The document "Information and Registration Procedure" outlines the Festival’s sections open to Canadian productions and their eligibility requirements. Detailed information is also provided on the registration process via Telefilm Canada.


If you are a registered eTelefilm user, please click here.

If you are not a registered eTelefilm user, we encourage you to subscribe to this secure and user-friendly online service that will soon become the norm for all our selection screenings. With a few quick clicks, you can submit your film to a variety of festival selection screenings over the course of a year. This new online registration will save you time and paperwork!


If time restrictions do not allow you to register with eTelefilm, download, complete the Telefilm Canada registration form attached in this Call for Entries and send it with your material to

Industry Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montréal
514 283-6363