Berlin - Guanajuato: 3 Months
Artist-in-Residence Programme 2019

- German film professionals travel to Mexico -

- Application closed. Please come back later. - 

The Programme

The “Berlin/Guanajuato - two months” artist-in-residence programme enables a German film professional to live in Guanajuato for two months so they can develop their project and skills and learn about the film industry in Mexico. The stay must be terminated within 2019.

Selected candidates will have the opportunity to gain insight into the Mexican production landscape and meet producers and professionals, in accordance with their profile.

The programme covers:

  • travel costs
  • Housing
  • allowance (approx. 2.000€ for the entire stay)


  • German film professionals (primarily directors and scriptwriters) with a proven professional background in film and television
  • Permanent residents of Germany

  • Applicants must have completed or worked on at least one film of a minimum of 30 min. in any genre or format
  • The completed film must have been supported by a film fund, a professionally recognized body or organisation, or have been commissioned by a broadcaster

  • - OR -

  • The film must have won local and international recognition, acclaim and prizes

Application procedure

Please note: all applications must be submitted in English. Please submit:

  • our application form;
  • a statement explaining why you want to be an artist-in-residence in Guanajuato;
  • a CV;
  • a written description and concept of the project (treatment/synopsis or written presentation) maximum 5 pages;
  • an example of previous work (Vimeo Link or similar)

Deadline & Announcement

No current applications. The announcement of the previous application process will be published in May 2019.