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40 Years of Filmschoolfest: Here’s the program!
As FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, a total of 46 short films produced in 26 countries will be shown in ten screenings as they compete for numerous awards. The screenings for this international competition will be held at the festival’s host institution, the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF), from November 15 to 19. A multifaceted anniversary program of lectures, panel discussions, and special events will complement the screenings of these and other films.
FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH is once again a live event
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
This year, FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH (November 14–20, 2021) will celebrate its 40th birthday in style.
FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ - POSITIVE RESULTS
FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH's first online edition earns positive results.
FILMSCHOOLFEST 39 1/2 – AWARD-WINNERS
- The main award of FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ has gone to the short feature film “He Pulls His Truck” by Kirill Proskurin (Moscow Film School, Russia).
- The Audience Award has gone to “The Best Orchestra in the World” by Henning Backhaus (Film Academy Vienna).
- Nine awards with a combined value of around 35,000 euros were presented in the international competition.
- “The Carfuckers” by Josia Brezing (Film Academy Baden-Württemberg) has earned both first prize and the audience award in the special competition for the Climate Clips Award.
FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ - HERE WE GO!
FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ will have its digital opening on Thursday, November 12 at 8:15 pm Central European Time. Starting at 8:30 pm, all films will be available for streaming worldwide. 50 students from film schools in 22 countries will show their works in the international, highly endowed competition. The Climate Clips Awards special competition and two HFF Specials are also part of the festival.
FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½ - FILMS AND FESTIVAL-JURY
At FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 39 ½, students at film schools in 22 countries will present their work in international competition. From November 12 to 22, 2020, the website www.filmschoolfest-munich.de will be a digital showcase for 50 varied and outstanding short films from around the world. The jury will be chaired by German film director Julia von Heinz.