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Berlinale Talents: Application Panel Bangladesh

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Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
An event titled ‘Berlinale Talents: Application Panel Bangladesh’ was held at the Goethe-Institut Bangladesh auditorium in the capital’s Dhanmondi area recently.  
Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Berlinale Talents programme, Berlin, Germany organised the event to provide information to the aspiring local filmmakers, so that they may prepare their applications accordingly following the ongoing Call for Entries to join the Berlinale Talents 2020 to be held from 22 to 27 February 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
Welcoming the filmmakers and the audience, Dr Kirsten Hackenbroch, Goethe-Institut Bangladesh, said, “With today’s ‘Berlinale Talents Application Panel in Bangladesh,’ we want to give all film community members planning to apply for Berlinale Talents 2020 a chance to hear first-hand experiences from two alumni of 2019 and to get your questions answered by them as well as the Berlinale Talent programme manager. For all others, we hope this panel inspires you for your future film careers.”
Joined from Berlin through a video conference call, Berlinale Talents’ Programme Manager Florian Weghorn gave an in-depth insight into the application process and selection criteria and answered numerous questions of attending filmmakers, producers, journalists and so on.
The Berlin International Film Festival’s talent development programme for 250 emerging filmmakers and drama series creators from all over the world.
Berlinale Talents is an initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival, a business division of the Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH, funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, in cooperation with Creative Europe MEDIA, a programme of the European Union, the Robert Bosch Stiftung and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg. It was initiated in 2003.
Berlinale Talents 2019, took place from 9 to 14 February, HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Germany.
While the roots of Berlinale Talents are firmly planted in Berlin new shoots of the initiative have been sprouting internationally.
These Talents International editions, Talents Beirut in Lebanon, Talents Buenos Aires in Argentina, Talents Guadalajara in Mexico, Talents Durban in South Africa, Talents Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Talents Tokyo in Japan have the familiar structure and purpose of their German counterpart; all the while retaining a regional perspective and finding support and the necessary amenities in a locally based international film festival. Talents initiatives are supported by local partners as well as by the Goethe-Institut.
In addition to the extensive summit programme of master classes and panel discussions with top-notch experts, Berlinale Talents offers a range of Project Labs in which one can further develop and present his/her own project. Berlinale Talents also provides Studio programmes and workshops for specific groups of film professionals. As an initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival, the entire event is closely linked with the programmes of the festival sections and the European Film Market. n

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