Participants were chosen from a pool of more than 2,700 applicants. They will also take part in other workshops and master classes as part of the Berlinale Talents program.
Streep’s event will take place on February 14.
The three-time Oscar winner will also serve as president of the awards jury this year in her first time out as a film festival juror. The actress received a lifetime achievement award from the Berlinale in 2012.
This year’s festival will run February 11-21.