Berlin - Toronto: 2 Months
Artist-in-Residence Programme 2018

- German film professionals travel to Canada -

The Programme

The “Berlin/Toronto - 2 months” artist-in-residence programme enables a German film professional to live in Toronto for 2 months so they can develop their project and skills and learn about the film industry in Canada.

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

The programme covers:

  • a grant of 1.000 EUR / month
  • accommodation
  • Travel Costs

Eligibility

  • 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;
  • a statement explaining why you want to be an artist-in-residence in Toronto;
  • 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)

Application Form

Please download our application form:

click to download file toronto_application.docx (Microsoft Word strongly recommended)

No application will be accepted without a completed form. All information and material must be provided in English.

Deadline & Announcement

The deadline for applications is 22nd September 2017. The candidate will be selected by the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Canadian Goethe Institute and the Nipkow Programm. The announcement will be made in October 2017.

Applications should be addressed to:

air-application@nipkow.de

“Berlin/Toronto - 2 Months” is an initiative of: the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, the Goethe Institut Canada and the Nipkow Programm.