Paris 1989

The Programme

The BERLIN AiR “Berlin-Paris - three months” enables a German film professional to live in Paris for three months to develop a new project and skills and learn about the film industry in France.

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

The programme covers:

  • a grant of approximately € 1,296  per month
  • accommodation in the Cité des Arts € 451 per month (paid by the participant)

Eligibility

  • 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 Paris;
  • 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

The last deadline for applications was 21st January 2020. The candidate will be selected by the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Institut Français Germany and the Ville de Paris. The announcement will be made in February 2020.