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Competition 2016: Information

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Films that have been chosen to participate in our competition are marked on the film schedule. The winners in the various categories will solely be determined by the audience. Voting cards will be distributed at the beginning of each show. After the show you can vote by marking your card at the appropriate place (no pens necessary) and then drop it into the red boxes at the exit. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony on Sunday, 31 January at 6:00 p.m. at the Central. Everyone is welcome to attend. Admission is free!

The categories and prizes are as follows:

Award for feature films
It will be awardet for the 28th time. The prize money of €2,500 is contributed by the VR-Bank. Nine feature films  were choosen to take part in this year’s competition. Each film will be presented two times. They are marked by a symbol in the film schedule.

Award for documentaries
The award for the best documentary will be presented for the 13th time. The prize money of €1,500 is contributed by the Vogel Business Media.

Awards for short films
The award for the best short film will be presented for the 21th time. The prize money of €1,000  is contributed by the Distelhäuser Brauerei (Distelhaeuser Brewery). This year the short films will be presented two times in one block.

Award for “Die Selbstgedrehten” (self-made films)
The award for the best self-made film is sponsored by the district of Unterfranken and amounts to €150. 

Films for children and young people will be presented beside the competion at the film weekend. This is sponsored by the Sparkasse Mainfranken.