Berlin - Rome, 3 months

- Artist-in-Residence (AiR) Programme 2023: Berlin - Rome, 3 months

- German film professionals spend three months in the Italian capital -

- Application opens on 30th November 2022. Deadline: 16th January 2023 - 

The Programme

This residency enables a German film professional to live in Rome for three months to develop a new project and skills and learn about the film industry in Italy.

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

The programme covers:

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


  • 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 from 30th November 2022 until 16th January 2023);
  • a statement explaining why you want to be an artist-in-residence in Rome;
  • 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)

Applications should be submitted to:

“Berlin/Paris - 3 Months” is an initiative of: the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and the Roma Lazio Film Commission.

Deadline & Announcement

Application opens from 30th November 2022. Deadline: 16th January 2023.

The previous deadline for applications was 2nd March 2022.