ARRI Award

The ARRI company has sponsored this prize since 2005, and each year it is awarded to the best documentary film from the international competition. The winner, who receives a one-on-one camera training (incl. flight and hotel) by ARRI, is selected by the five-member FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH jury. 

2021

A DANCE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD

Special Mention: 75000$

Director: Paula González García, Gloria Gutiérrez, Andrés Santacruz

Director: Moïse Togo

Filmschool: The Madrid Film School, Spain

Filmschool: Le Fresnoy – Studio des Arts Contemporains, France

2020

FOR EUNICE

Director: Jaan Stevens

Filmschool: RITCS School of Arts, Belgium

2019

THE OPPOSITE OF LOVE IS NOT HATE

Director: Hadas Hechter

Filmschool: The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School, Israel

2018

SON OF WIND

Director: David Noblet

Filmschool: INSAS, Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et Techniques de Diffusion, Belgium

2017

THE SOUND OF WINTER

Director: Tizian Büchi

Filmschool: IAD, Institut des Arts de Diffusion, Belgium

2016

CINDERELLA 

Director: Alexander Zubovlenko

Filmschool: Russian State University of Cinematography, Russia

2015

CONVERSATION OVER THE FENCE

Director: Lisa Gerig

Filmschool: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK), Switzerland

2014

HONEY ON WOUNDS

Director: Iulia Stoian

Filmschool: National Film and Television School Beaconsfield, UK

2013

BALAZHER. THE CORRECTION OF REALITY (BALAZHER. KORREKTUREN DER WIRKLICHKEIT)

Director: Lesia Kordonets

Filmschool: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (ZHdK), Zürich, Switzerland

2012

DYING NOT PLANNED FOR (STERBEN NICHT VORGESEHEN)

Director: Matthias Stoll

Filmschool: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM), Germany

2011

THE MOON IS A WONDERFUL PLACE (DER MOND IST EIN SCHÖNER ORT)

Director: Anne Maschlanka & Viktoria Gurtovaj

Filmschool: Internationale Filmschule Köln (ifs), Germany

2010

HOLDING STILL

Director: Florian Riegel

Filmschool: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM), Germany

2009

ARSY - VERSY

Director: Miro Remo

Filmschool: Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, Film and Television Faculty, Bratislava, Slovakia

2008

COSMIC STATION

Director: Bettina Timm

Filmschool: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film, München, Germany

2007

SCARLET SUNRISE

Director: Eduardo Grau & Edward Edwards

Filmschool: The National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield, UK

2006

WE ARE THE FAITHFUL (WIR SIND DIR TREU)

Director: Michael Koch

Filmschool: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM), Germany

2005

THE PRAYER

Director: Ewa Stankiewicz

Filmschool: The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School, Łódź, Poland