The Programme

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

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

The programme covers:

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

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

Deadline & Announcement

The deadline for applications was 21st January 2020. The candidate will be selected by the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Goethe Institut Tel Aviv and the NIPKOW PROGRAMM. The announcement will be made in March 2020.

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 Tel Aviv;
  • 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)