Best Screenplay Award

The Award fot the Best Screenplay has been presented at the festival since 1992. Since 2003, it has been donated by Angela Waldleitner. It is endowed with 2,000 Euros.

2021

PLAY DEAD

Screenplay: Sergio Amador, David Bustos

Filmschool: Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya, Spain

2020

HEADING SOUTH

Screenplay: Yuan Yuan

Filmschool: New York University, USA

2019

BLACKWOOD

Screenplay: Kalu Oji

Filmschool: Victorian College of the Arts, Australia

2018

WARM COMEDY ABOUT DEPRESSION, MADNESS AND UNFULFILLED DREAMS

Screenplay: Michal Ďuriš; Co-authors Screenplay: Sophia Boyd & Emil Smoliga 

Filmschool: VSMU, Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia

2017

TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW

Screenplay: Sunday Emerson Gullifer

Filmschool: VCA, Victorian College of the Arts, Australia

2016

THE BURDEN OF MEMORY

Screenplay: Albert Meisl

Filmschool: University of Music and Performing Arts Wien, Austria

2015

EMERGENCY EXIT

Screenplay: Vladimir Tagić

Filmschool: Faculty of Dramatic Arts Belgrad, Serbia

2014

SUNNY

Special Mention: SERORI

Screenplay: Barbara Ott

Screenplay: Pedro Collantes

Filmschool: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg Ludwigsburg, Germany

Filmschool: Netherlands Film Academy, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2013

THE FUNERAL OF HARALD KRAMER (DAS BEGRÄBNIS DES HARALD KRAMER)

Screenplay: Marc Schlegel

Filmschool: Universität für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Wien, Austria

2012

HOW I KILLED RABIN (EICH RATSACHTI ET RABIN)

Screenplay: Michael Alalu

Filmschool: Sam Spiegel Film & Television School Jerusalem, Israel

2011

FROZEN STORIES (OPOWIESCI Z CHLODNI)

Screenplay: Grzegorz Jaroszuk

Filmschool: PWSFT, Lódz, Poland

2010

THE MINUTES, THE HOURS (LOS MINUTOS, LAS HORAS)

Screenplay: Janaína Marques Ribeiro und Pablo Arellano Tintó

Filmschool: Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV de San Antonio de los Baños (EICTV), Cuba

2009

DIPLOMA

Screenplay: Yaelle Kayam

Filmschool: The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, Jerusalem, Israel

2008

ON THE LINE

Screenplay: Reto Caffi und Philippe Zweifel

Filmschool: Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln, Germany

2007

ALMOST SIX FEET TOO DEEP

Screenplay: Matevz Luzar 

Filmschool: Akademija za gledalisce, radio, film in televizijo, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2006

FAIR TRADE

Screenplay: Michael Dreher

Filmschool: Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München, Germany

2005

PAVLOV'S DOG

Screenplay: Kike Maillo

Filmschool: Luis Segura, ESCAC Barcelona, Spain

2004

HENNA (PLEADING)

Screenplay: Idan Hubel

Filmschool: Sam Spiegel Film & Television School Jerusalem, Israel

2003

ONEG SHABAT

Screenplay: Mihal Brezis und Oded Binnun

Filmschool: Sam Spiegel Film & Television School Jerusalem, Israel

Script Prize 1992 - 2002

2002

K-G FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE (K-G I NÖD OCH LUST)

Screenplay: Jens Jonsson

Filmschool: Dramatiska Institute Högskola för Film, Radio, Television & Theater, Stockholm, Sweden

2001

HIMMELSTORMEREN

Screenplay: Stein Stäle Berg

Filmschool: DNF, Norway

2000

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Screenplay: Björn Abelson

Filmschool: DI

1999

STORA E SMA MIRAKEL

Screenplay: Pia Gradvall

Filmschool: DI

1998

YELED ALA KEFAK

Screenplay: Keren Margalit

Filmschool: Sam Spiegel Film &Television School Jerusalem, Israel

1997

MENTEUR

Screenplay: Damien de Pierpont

Filmschool: Institut National Supérieur des Arts du spectacle et des techniques de diffusion, Brussels, Belgium

1996

DEBUT

Screenplay: Jonas Elmer und Thomas Rostock

Filmschool: DDF, Denmark

1995

OMVEJE

Screenplay: Michael Horsten und Henrik Genz

Filmschool: DDF, Denmark

1994

GARIGEBA

Screenplay: Natia Gogochuri und Nunu Mataradze

Filmschool: GSITF

1993

KARAVAANI

Screenplay: Perti Leppä

Filmschool: UIAH, Finland

1992

NALKA

Screenplay: Auli Mantila 

Filmschool: UIAH, Finland