Berlin Film Festival launches new competitive section

Posted Monday 13 May 2019

Pull out your most "aesthetically and structurally daring" work folks, and enter it into 'Encounters', the new section of the Berlin Film Festival! Encounters aims to support new voices in cinema, reports Starting from next year's festival, Encounters will comprise a maximum of 15 world or international premieres of fiction or documentary films at least 60 minutes in length. A three-member jury will choose winners for best film, best director and a special jury award.