Award of the City of Hof

This prize was first presented in 1986. The prize itself is an object from the Porcelain Academy in the city of Selb and is dedicated to persons closely connected to Hof and the festival.

The awardees are generally not represented with a film in the official festival program during the year the award is presented.

Award donors

Award winners

2021: Julia von Heinz - winner of the Award of the City of Hof

2021

Julia von Heinz

Director and screenwriter

2020 axel ranisch 01

2020

Axel Ranisch

Director, author, actor and producer

2019 max riemelt 01

2019

Max Riemelt

Actor

2018 alfred holighaus 01

2018

Alfred Holighaus

SPIO president

2017 wolfgang ettlich 01

2017

Wolfgang Ettlich

Director and screenwriter

2016 aylin tezel 02

2016

Aylin Tezel

Actress

2016 rainer huebsch 01

2016

Rainer Huebsch

Long-time organisation manager of the Hof IFF

2015 katharina marie schubert 02

2015

Katharina Marie Schubert

Actress, director and screenwriter

2014 chris kraus 03

2014

Chris Kraus

Director and author

2013 barbara albert 01

2013

Barbara Albert

Director, screenwriter and producer

2012 jessica schwarz

2012

Jessica Schwarz

Actress and moderator

2011 peter kern

2011

Peter Kern

Actor, director and producer

2010 caroline link

2010

Caroline Link

Director

2009 christian petzold

2009

Christian Petzold

Director

2008 rosa von praunheim

2008

Rosa von Praunheim

Director

2007 peter lohmeyer

2007

Peter Lohmeyer

Actor

2006 alexander kluge

2006

Alexander Kluge

Filmmaker, producer and mastermind of Young German Cinema

2005 christoph schlingensief

2005

Christoph Schlingensief

Filmmaker, opera director and performance artist

2004 laura tonke

2004

Laura Tonke

Actress

2003 dominik graf

2003

Dominik Graf

Director

2002 kino kino

2002

Editorial team of the BR program kinokino

for their extensive support of the Hof IFF

2001 hans christian schmid

2001

Hans-Christian Schmid

Director and producer

2000 joachim krol

2000

Joachim Król

Actor

1999 andreas kleinert

1999

Andreas Kleinert

Director

1998 tom tykwer

1998

Tom Tykwer

Director

1997 sonke wortmann

1997

Sönke Wortmann

Director

1996 werner schroeter

1996

Werner Schroeter

Director

1995 detlev buck

1995

Detlev Buck

Director, producer and actor

1994 christian rischert

1994

Christian Rischert

Director

1993 werner herzog

1993

Werner Herzog

Director

1992 wim wenders

1992

Wim Wenders

Director

1991 uwe brandner

1991

Uwe Brandner

Director and writer

1990 herbert achternbusch

1990

Herbert Achternbusch

Director, writer and painter

1989 josef rodl

1989

Josef Rödl

Director

1988 laurens straub

1988

Laurens Straub

Producer, screenwriter and actor

1987 hans noever

1987

Hans Noever

Director

1986 doris dorrie

1986

Doris Dörrie

Director