The 19 MEDIA supported films represent a variety of stories, genres and artistic approaches from various European countries and are selected for different sections of the Berlinale programme.
The following films in the Main Competition have been developed and/or distributed by MEDIA of which many will have its World premiere in Berlin competing for Golden and Silver Bears:
Two German films supported by MEDIA will be screened out of competition:
Some MEDIA-supported films are selected for the other official sections of the 65th Berlinale:
In the Panorama section are three films developed with EU-grants:
Two are presented in the Forum programme:
The section Generation for children and young people MEDIA is represented by three films from Scandinavia:
For the 10th time Berlinale presents its section Culinary Cinema with 13 recent films about food and ecology, accompanied by meals prepared by famous chefs. One of the culinary film of 2015 has been developed by the aid of Creative Europe; Så meget godt i vente (Good Things Await) from Denmark, directed by Phie Ambo.
Every year, the Berlin International Film Festival hosts a two-and-a-half day-long Berlinale Co-Production Market. Five hundred experienced international producers, film financiers and film distributors as well as representatives from funding bodies, sales agents and TV channels come together to initiate international co-productions. The co-production market is supported by the MEDIA sub-programme of Creative Europe.
In the margins of the Berlinale, the first European Film Forum will take place on the 9 February. Professionals invited by Creative Europe/MEDIA will discuss around the new audiovisual business models and innovative showcases of supported projects and international co-productions. Günther H. Oettinger, EU Commissioner responsible for the Digital Economy and Society will give a keynote speech at this event.