Berlin - Thessaloniki, 3 months

BERLIN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY (BERLIN AiR) 2024: Berlin - Thessaloniki, 3 months

- German film professionals travel to Greece -

- Application closed. Next application will be announced later in 2024. - 

Previous deadline was 5th February 2024.

The Programme

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

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

The programme covers:

  • Economy Airline Ticket
  • housing
  • a grant of € 800 per month


  • 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 (accessible below as long as call is open);
  • a statement explaining why you want to be an Artist-in-Residence in Thessaloniki;
  • a CV-filmography;
  • 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)

Applications should be addressed electronically to:

The BERLIN AiR “Berlin-Thessaloniki - 3 months” is an initiative of the Thessaloniki Film Festival, the Thessaloniki Goethe Institut and the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.