Press Releases

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  • Saturday, 11/21/2020

    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.

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  • Wednesday, 11/11/2020

    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.

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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 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.

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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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