Young people ages 13-18 are encouraged to apply for the exclusive opportunity to fly to San Francisco to participate in the Youth 4 German Cinema program at the 19th Berlin & Beyond Film Festival.
Participation in this program will allow students to learn the fundamentals of film analysis, film production, and how to network and make connections for future endeavors -- and look great on a resume! An exclusive opportunity: Each participant will be provided roundtrip airfare to San Francisco, accommodation and food.
Selected Participants will:
Make a short film at the Youth 4 German Cinema Camp with a guest filmmaker. This film will screen at the festival and online on the new Goethe-Institut youth portal Step Into German.
Present the Youth 4 German Cinema Awards and speak onstage with a filmmaker from the winning film.
Go behind-the-scenes of North America’s largest festival of contemporary German movies, and meet with filmmakers, actors and industry pros.
Attend master classes by film arts professionals.
Walk the red carpet at the festival.
Visit one of the world’s most exciting cities: San Francisco.