Around 1000 media professionals from about 40 countries are expected to come to
for the 21st edition of the biggest tri-medial festival in
. From 255 nominations they will be selecting this year's best European Television-, Radio- and Internet productions during the festival week from 13 until
20 October 2007
. It is hosted by the German broadcaster Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB). Partners of the festival are European broadcasters, the European institutions, the Länder Berlin und
, and their common bodies Medienanstalt (mabb) and Medienboard.
Broadcasters and producers answered with a record number of entries from 36 countries to this year's call for entries. This meant hard work for the pre-selection juries, consisting of European television critics and media professionals who met in
in August. "
is a very rich world of documentary-making, we had a choice between a variety of excellent documentary programmes. What a shame that they can't all be shown in October", said Eduardo Cintra Torres, O