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The call for submissions for drama series projects is open till October 15. Find more details below.

8-10 drama series projects looking for international co-production and financing partners, will be presented at the sixth Co-Pro Series Pitch and Networking event (February 16/17, tbc), which is organised by the Berlinale Co-Production Market during the Berlinale Series Market events. The selected projects will be announced in January.

Participation in the event is possible by invitation only.

Projects should be:

  • exciting first-season, high-quality drama series or miniseries (no procedurals)
  • suitable for international co-production and looking for co-production partners

Projects may be submitted:

  • by producers from all over the world
  • in development and financing stages, with or without confirmed financing in place, but not in production yet
  • with or without confirmed partners such as broadcaster or distributor on board

Till October 15, producers can submit their drama series projects for Co-Pro Series 2021. The following material is required (in English language):

  • Fully completed Co-Pro Series Submission Form (link)
  • One-pager (a one-(or two-)page pitch of the project)
  • Pilot Treatment (5-8 pages, approx. 4.000 - 5.000 words) or Script
  • Bible of the Series (Characters, World, Season Overview)
  • Dialogue Scene
  • Financing Plan (in Euros; stating precisely which elements are confirmed, applied for and if/when answers are expected)
  • Teaser/Visuals (where available)

The projects' producers will be notified by the end of the year, and the projects will be announced mid-January.

For questions regarding the series project submission, please consult our Project Submission FAQ (PDF, 440 KB)

If you have additional questions, contact us at coproseries@berlinale.de