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  • Thursday, 10/22/2020

    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 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.

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  • Tuesday, 10/6/2020

    FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH goes worldwide

    This year, FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH is being held worldwide as a digital festival from November 12 to 22. It’s made possible by a partnership with the streaming platform PANTAFLIX.

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  • Saturday, 11/23/2019

    Framing the Future: The 2019 award-winners

    • The grand prize of the 39th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH goes to the short feature film “Last Call” by Hajni Kis (University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest, Hungary).
    • The audience favorite and recipient of the Wolfgang Längsfeld Award is the Israeli film “Fine” by Maya Yadlin.
    • Altogether, 10 awards were presented this evening, including a total of 38,500 euros in prize money.

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  • Sunday, 11/17/2019

    The 39th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH has begun

    Opening gala of the 39th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH at HFF München with a cross-section of films from the festival program and the presentation of awards from the special competitions.

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  • Friday, 11/15/2019

    The Jury 2019

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  • Monday, 10/28/2019

    Framing the Future

    At the 39th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH, film students from 23 countries will present their short films. From November 17 to 23, 2019, the Munich Filmmuseum will showcase 42 diverse, outstanding student films from around the world.

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  • Saturday, 11/24/2018

    Mission Film: Possible – The 2018 Award Winners


    • The Grand Prize of the 38th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH goes to a comedy with the title “Excuse Me, I’m Looking for the Ping-Pong Room and My Girlfriend” by Bernhard Wenger (Film Academy Vienna).

    • Altogether, 12 prizes totaling 55,000 euros were awarded.


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  • Wednesday, 11/7/2018

    Mission Film: Possible


    At the 38th FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH, film students from 19 countries will present their short films. Viewing audiences at the Filmmuseum from November 19 to 24, 2018 will see what outstanding student films are possible around the world.

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  • Saturday, 11/25/2017

    Watch Me If You Can: And the Awards 2017 Go to...


    • The main prize of the 37TH FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH goes to German film "Blue Summer Symphony" by Sinje Köhler
    • A total of 13 awards were presented, carrying a purse of approx. €70,000
    • "All the films screened at FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH 2017 were chosen for their excellence. Being chosen is a mark of quality unto itself. The festival is the opportunity for young upcoming filmmaking talents to get together and network," says director Diana Iljine.


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  • Tuesday, 11/14/2017

    Behind the Scenes of the 37th International FILMSCHOOLFEST MUNICH


    The 37th FILMSCHOOLFEST Munich selects new Aspera SaaS solution for film file delivery.


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