Berlinale Talent Campus #11 — Talent Press
Call for Applications
Berlinale Talent Campus, Goethe-Institut and FIPRESCI invite young film critics to Berlin.
Dear friends of film,
We'd like to invite you and/or your colleagues to apply for The Talent Press, a project of the Berlinale Talent Campus, Goethe-Institut, and FIPRESCI (the International Federation of Film Critics). Young film critics and film journalists will be invited to Berlin to report on the films at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival (February 7 — 17, 2013) and on the events of the Berlinale Talent Campus (February 9 — 14, 2013).
The call for applications for the Talent Press is now open. Please read the following application regulations carefully (they can also be found online at www.berlinale-talentcampus.de and www.fipresci.org)
Young film critics or journalists
— Fluent in English (in writing and speaking);
— Eager to report on films screened at the Berlin International Film Festival and on events held during the Berlinale Talent Campus 2013;
— Having published articles in newspapers, film magazines, on websites or at universities.
WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU
— To be willing to cover a broad range of journalistic work: you will write interviews, reviews, reports, articles and features on the Berlinale Talent Campus and the Berlin International Film Festival
— To attend daily editorial meetings with a personal mentor (see below)
The work you write may be published on www.berlinale-talentcampus.de and www.fipresci.org. Participants will grant unlimited use and exploitation rights in and to all articles and reviews done in the framework of the Berlinale Talent Campus and the Berlin International Film Festival.
WHAT WE WILL OFFER YOU
— The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and to be with 300 young talented filmmakers from all over the world and to experience the day-to-day buzz of a prestigious A-Festival.
— You will be guided through the Berlin International Film Festival by Peter Cowie (former International Publishing Director of "Variety" and author of many books on film), Oliver Baumgarten (former Chief Editor "Schnitt") and other renowned film critics. Aily Nash is your contact person from the Berlinale Talent Campus team.
— Every day, you have the opportunity to write a critique about a film from the festival program or short reviews of an event at the Campus program, and will discuss and review it with your fellow participants and film critics.
— Free accommodation in youth hostels in Berlin from February 7–14, 2013.
— A share of the travel expenses depending on your country of origin.
YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION SHOULD INCLUDE
— Curriculum vitae and personal data (address, email etc.)
— Up to three (3) original copies of articles that you have published in the last two (2) years (if these articles are not in English you should supply us with a decent translation as a proof of your English writing skills for each article).
HOW TO PROCEED COMPLETING AN ONLINE APPLICATION
You can only apply on the Berlinale Talent Campus website:
(All the relevant information and the application form can be found by clicking on APPLY HERE FOR THE BERLINALE TALENT CAMPUS #11on the homepage of the Berlinale Talent Campus site.)
— Get an application number on the website;
— Log in and fill out the complete online application form;
— Please ensure that you have filled out the online application completely. If you are unable to upload your articles you can send them by regular mail;
— Your work must be at the Berlinale Talent Campus offices by September 20, 2012;
Please make sure your name and application number are clearly displayed on the articles you send.
If you have any queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The application deadline is September 20, 2012. Successful candidates will be notified by the end of December.
The Berlinale Talent Campus team
Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin
Potsdamer Strasse 5
T +49 (30) 259 20 515
F +49 (30) 259 20 519
The Berlinale Talent Campus is an initiative of the Berlin International Film Festival. The Talent Press is organised in co-operation with FIPRESCI, Goethe Institute and Goethe Forum.
FIPRESCI — International Federation of Film Critics
Schleissheimer Str. 83, D-80797 Munich, Germany
T +49 (89) 18 23 03, F +49 (89) 18 47 66