Frankfurt am Main | 13 – 20 October 2024

Apply To B3 HessenLab 2023 - Training Program For Creative Talent


From October 14 to 17 2023 B3 Festival of the Moving Image invites 25 emerging talents from the field of moving images to take part in an intense four-day training programme.

You will get the chance to work with renowned international professionals from myriad areas of the media and creative industries.

During workshops and masterclasses, participants will meet other creatives and work in-depth on their submitted projects.

The three best HessenLab projects will be given awards. The prize fund is as follows:

First prize: € 1.000
Second prize: € 500
Third prize: € 500

Awards will be presented on Tuesday, October 17, 2023
HessenLab is aimed at international creatives, with the whole programme being held in English.
B3 HessenLab is part of the B3 Talent Forum: An initiative of B3 in cooperation with HessenFilm und Medien GmbH.


  • Applicants must have published an audio-visual work before (in the field of either film, art, VR / AR or games)
  • You have to apply with an audio-visual project that is still in development (preferably at an early stage)
  • Thesis projects from universities are not eligible for entry
  • Applicants must not be enrolled at a university
  • Submissions may be made in the form of project outlines, scripts, screenplays and the like
  • It is possible to apply as a group
  • All HessenLab participants must pay a fee of 100€ (the fee is only to be paid once your project gets selected)

The programme will be accompanied by screenings, showcases and networking events and participants will receive an accreditation for the entire B3 2023 Festival, which will run from October 14 - 22.