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I’M YOUR MAN and German short film on the Oscar® shortlist

The German film I’M YOUR MAN by Maria Schrader (Letterbox Filmproduktion) is on the shortlist of the last 15 films for the 94th Oscars® in the Best International Feature Film category. This has been ...

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Philipp Kreuzer is the new chairman of the German Films supervisory board

The supervisory board of German Films elected its new chairman on 15 November. Producer Peter Herrmann, who had held the office since 2015, is succeeded by Philipp Kreuzer, producer and CEO of maze...

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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 241,550 Euros

In the 5th sitting of 2021, German Films „Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 37 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 241,550 Euros were allocated.

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Tallinn Black Nights: German Films in competition

The 25th edition of the Black Nights Film Festival is being held in Tallinn from November 12-28: the only A-list category film festival in the Nordic-Baltic region. This year sees another strong ...

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German Films supports foreign theatrical releases of German films with 300,000 Euros

In the 4th sitting of 2021, German Films „Distribution Support" awards committee decided to support 24 foreign theatrical releases of German films. In total 300,000 Euros were allocated.

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Awards

AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT FLORENCE 2021

Best Medium-length Film Award
FIRST TIME [THE TIME FOR ALL BUT SUNSET – VIOLET] by Nicolaas Schmidt

Audience Award
AS I WANT by Samaher Alqadi (EG/NO/FR/PS/DE, Kaske Film)

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT TORINO 2021

Best Actor Torino 39 - Feature Film Competition
Franz Rogowski for GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE FREIHEIT) by Sebastian Meise (AT/DE, Rohfilm Productions)

Special Jury Award Torino 39 Corti – Short Film...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT CAMERIMAGE TORUŃ 2021

Golden Frog Best Short Documentary – Documentary Shorts Competition
SURVIVE (ÜBERLEBEN) by Lara Milena Brose, Kilian Armando Friedrich (HFF University of Television and Film Munich)

Silver Tadpole –...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT CARTHAGE 2021

Golden Tanit – Short Documentaries Competition
SHEPHERDS by Teboho Edkins (DE/FR/ZA, Day Zero Film)

Golden Tanit – Short Fiction Competition
LIFE ON THE HORN by Mo Harawe (SO/AT/DE, Alexander von...

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AWARDS FOR GERMAN CHILDREN'S FILMS AT CHICAGO 2021

Girl Empowerment Award
GIRLS FOR FUTURE (KINDER DER KLIMAKRISE) by Irja von Bernstorff (Irja von Bernstorff, Radio Bremen, SWR)

Best Live-Action TV – 1st Prize
THE UNSEEN THIEF – DANDELION (BLINDSEIN –...

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Festivals

GERMAN SHORT FILMS AT SYDNEY 2022

Best of International Shorts
FIRST WORK, THEN PLAY by Brenda Lien
STEAKHOUSE by Špela Čadež (SI/DE/FR)

FlickerKids Shorts
THE SAUSAGE RUN by Thomas Stellmach

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SLAMDANCE 2022

BREAKOUTS
BE RIGHT BACK (GLEICH ZURÜCK) by Frauke Havemann (ON AIR)

DEPARTMENT OF ANARCHY
PLATFORM by Steffen Köhn, Johannes Büttner (Tumult Film)

NARRATIVE SHORTS
BLIND SPOTS (BLINDE FLECKEN) by Luis...

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GERMAN FILMS & CO-PRODUCTIONS AT SUNDANCE 2022

WORLD CINEMA DRAMATIC COMPETITION
GENTLE by Anna Eszter Nemes, László Csuja (HU/DE, Komplizen Film)
THE COW WHO SANG A SONG INTO THE FUTURE by Francisca Alegria (CL/FR/US/DE, Match Factory Productions)

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GERMAN FILMS AND CO-PRODUCTIONS AT PALM SPRINGS 2022

Awards Buzz: Best International Feature Film
CLARA SOLA by Nathalie Álvarez Mesen (SE/BE/CR/DE, Resolve Media)
COMPARTMENT NO. 6 by Juho Kuosmanen (FI/RU/EE/DE, Achtung Panda!)
GREAT FREEDOM (GROSSE...

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GERMAN SHORTS AT BOGOTÁ 2021

International Competition – Animation
TO THE LAST DROP (BIS ZUM LETZTEN TROPFEN) by Simon Schnellmann

International Competition – Fiction
ROOMS (EIGENHEIM) by Welf Reinhart

International Competition – VR
S...

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