Science Film Festival


The Science Film Festival received 181 submissions from 46 countries this year. We thank participating filmmakers and broadcasters from around the world for their submissions and interest in the festival. With over 750 000 visitors last year in 16 countries, the event is one of the largest science festivals worldwide.

This year the Science Film Festival takes place internationally from October 01 to December 18 and invites visitors to enjoy the best in international science communication and to explore this year’s theme of MATERIAL SCIENCE – understanding how materials are put together, how they can be used and how they can be changed!

Over 40 pre-jury members representing all participating festival countries and including experts in science education, television and filmmaking, deliberated on the official selection of the Science Film Festival 2016. The selection is available online in our FILMS section.

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    © NHK, Natural History New Zealand Limited und CCTV9 in Kooperation mit ARTE für Science Channel

    Award-winning Films 2015

    • Life Force 2: Borneo © NHK, Natural History New Zealand Limited und CCTV9 in Kooperation mit ARTE für Science Channel
      The Visual Effects & Cinematography Award
      Life Force 2: Borneo
    • The Show with the Mouse : Glass Engraving © Westdeutscher Rundfunk
      IPST Education Award
      The Show with the Mouse: Glass Engraving
    • Killer Whales - Fins of Change © Terra Mater Factual Studios in Co-Produktion mit WNET/Thirteen und NDR Naturfilm/Doclights; eine Brian Leith Production für Terra Mater Factual Studios
      The Ecofilmprize
      Killer Whales – Fins of Change
    • The Phoney War of Alan Turing © Valérianne Boué
      The Discovery Award
      The Phoney War of Alan Turing
    • Brussel - City of Light © Matière Grise
      The Technology Award Brussels – City of Light
    • The Physics of Light © Korea Educational Broadcasting System
      The Prize of the Jury
      The Physics of Light
      The Festival
      Countries and Programme