News from the German Film Scene


Film Prize for International Cooperation

The Robert Bosch Foundation’s film prize has been awarded to three German-Eastern European co-production teams in the areas of animation, documentary film and short fiction film.More ...
Art Girls © Achtung Berlin

Achtung Berlin Film Festival (10.04.2014)

The tenth Achtung Berlin Film Festival presents a retrospective of films about the German capital and works from Berlin and Brandenburg.More ...
August Diehl in “Love in Thoughts” © Internationales Filmfest Emden-Norderney

August Diehl Awarded Emder Schauspielpreis (03.04.2014)

This prize for outstanding acting ability will be presented to Diehl at the International Filmfest Emden-Norderney.More ...
“Fading Gigolo” © Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Potsdam

20th Jewish Film Festival Berlin and Potsdam (29.03.2014)

For the first time, Germany’s largest Jewish film festival features three distinct film categories in this year’s programme.More ...
“Khlafi Chajar El Zaytoun” © Pascal Abou Jamra

International Short Film Week Regensburg (22.03.2014)

115 national and international films will be vying for the short film awards presented by the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation (BR) and the City of Regensburg.More ...
The Grimme Prize © Grimme Institute

Contemporary Issues and Lucky Dips – Grimme Prize 2014

The 50th Grimme Prize is to be awarded to twelve TV productions, eleven made by public service broadcasters and one made by a commercial channel, its focus being on contemporary issues.More ...
The Fiddler of Florence © Stummfilm-Festival Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe Silent Film Festival (05.03.2014)

Until 9 March 2014, the Karlsruhe Silent Film Festival will be screening films relating to the theme of “Hither and thither – cross-dressing in films”.More ...
Szene aus Hemma/ Home von Maximilian Hult

Keeping the Horizon Open (31.10.2013)

From 31 October until 10 November 2013, the Film Festival Mannheim-Heidelberg will be placing the spotlight on productions by young filmmakers.More ...
Highly Liquid | © Magali Reus

Short Films: Experimenting with New Film Languages (05/01/2013)

From 2 to 7 May 2013, the International Short Film Festival will be taking place in Oberhausen.More ...
Film: Sisters, Quelle: Sehsüchte

Addicted to Film – The Film Festival of the Konrad Wolf University of Film and Television (04/22/2013)

From 23 to 28 April 2013, the Sehsüchte student film festival will be held in Potsdam.More ...
58th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, film competition for children and teenager “Jam Today”, Simon Ellis © Simon Ellis

International Short Film Festival Oberhausen (04/26/2012)

From 26 April to 1 May, the 58th International Short Film Festival will be paying tribute to the Oberhausen Manifesto with a programme of rare films.More ...

Villa Kamogawa Kyoto: Scholarships for artists from Germany

The Goethe-Institut is awarding again scholarships for artists from Germany. Scholars can live for free in the Villa Kamogawa in Kyoto, Japan, for three month. It is possible to apply until Tuesday, April 29,2014.

KuBus – Cultural Videos from Germany

A collection of video contributions on cultural and societal life in Germany.

Berlinale Talent Press

Call For Entries: ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival

For the 7th time, the ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival is inviting entries for the competition to find the best poetry films. To qualify for entry, films should be short films based on poems. Deadline: 25 April 2014


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