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Berlin: Creative economy metropolis

In Berlin, tremendous synergies have arisen where the traditional media sector, the digital economy and the telecommunications industry intersect.

15.6 bn. €
annual turnover
  • Nr. 1 film region with major international productions
  • Headquarters of Axel Springer AG, Universal Music Germany, Viacom International Media Networks, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Wooga, N24, DW-TV, rbb
  • Germany's music capital with an annual turnover of  700 million
  • Most varied newspaper region and Germany's strongest publishing location
  • International event location: Berlinale, German Film Awards, medienwoche@IFA, DGT - Deutsche Gamestage, Deutscher Computerspielpreis, re:publica, NEXT, animago Award, ECHO, DMY International Design Festival and Berlin Fashion Week
  • Unique environment for science, research and education in Europe

The key areas of Berlin's media and creative industries are:

(Sources: Berlin Partner for Business and Technology, 2018; Senate Departemente for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises)

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Media and creative industries in Berlin

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Dr. Christian Herzog

Head of Division
Digital Business | Startups
Creative City Berlin


[Translate to English:] IFA
[Translate to English:] Berlinale

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