ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY (BERLIN AiR) 2020

Berlin - Rome: 3 months

- German film professionals travel to Italy -

Application open. Deadline 7th January 2020

The Programme

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

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

The programme covers:

  • a grant of approximately € 1,200 per month
  • travel costs 
  • housing

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 Rome;
  • 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)

Application Form

Please download our application form:

click to download file rome_application.docx (Microsoft Word strongly recommended)

No application will be accepted without a completed form. All information and material must be provided in English.

Deadline & Announcement

The deadline for applications is 7th January 2020. The candidate will be selected by the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Rome-Lazio Film Commission and the NIPKOW PROGRAMM.