German Cinema New Talent Award 2021

2021: The German Cinema New Talent Award goes to THE BLACK SQUARE by Peter Meister.

The German Cinema New Talent Award 2021 goes to

THE BLACK SQUARE by Peter Meister

The Jury

Award ceremony

German Cinema New Talent Award 2021

Awards Jamila Wenske

Jamila Wenske

Producer. Celebrated her greatest successes with feature films such as "Compartment No. 6", "The Bookstore The Florence Green" and "The Most Beautiful Couple". She is a member of the Producers' Association, the EFA and DFA.

Awards Jule Ronstedt

Jule Ronstedt

Actress and director. In 2010 she shot the short film "Miss Karla's Last Attempt", followed in 2014 by "Miss Karla's First Visit". Her first feature film "Maria Mafiosi" was shown in cinemas in the summer of 2017.

Awards Clemens Klopfenstein

Clemens Klopfenstein

Director, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer and film editor. The "veteran of ch film" was already there in Solothurn, he shot with everything he got in his hand and in front of his eye.

Prize Donor

Award of the City of Hof 2021

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

The Award of the City of Hof 2021 goes to

Julia von Heinz, director and screenwriter

Award ceremony

Award of the City of Hof 2021

Prize Donor

Short Film Awards of the City of Hof 2021

Jury Short Film Award

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Mayor Eva Döhla presented the short film award to Moritz Dehler, cameraman of the winning film SORT OF GROWN UP, on behalf of director Marlena Molitor.

The Jury Short Film Award of the City of Hof 2021 goes to

SORT OF GROWN UP by Marlena Molitor.

The Jury

Award ceremony

Jury Short Film Award 2021

Award ceremony

Audience Short Film Award 2021

Prize Donor

Awards Olaf Held

Olaf Held

Director, writer, dramaturge. Active for the Chemnitzer Filmwerkstatt since 1998. Studied at the HFF Konrad Wolf Potsdam. Directed highly-regarded, award-winning short films, such as “Short Film” (German Short Film Award 2013). Since 2020 writer and director for the short film magazine “Unicato” on MDR television.

Awards Sylke Gottlebe

Sylke Gottlebe

Co-Director Filmfest Dresden. Active for short films since 1996, as director of the Filmfest Dresden from 1997-2001, co-initiator and managing director of the AG Kurzfilm from 2002-2013, member in juries and committees, for the Locarno Film Festival and since 2017 again for the Filmfest Dresden.

Awards Philipp Budweg

Philipp Budweg

Producer. Graduated in German Studies and Art History in Munich. Founded the production company schlicht und ergreifend in 2000, relaunched as Lieblingsfilm GmbH in 2008. Debut feature “Aus der Tiefe des Raumes” premiered at Hof in 2004, other films include “Blöde Mütze“, the “Rico, Oskar“ film series, “Amelie Rennt” and “Into the Beat”. Foto: Tom Trambow

Audience Short Film Award

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The Audience Short Film Award of the City of Hof 2021 goes to

AYSHA by Cengiz Akaygün.

Hof Gold Prize 2021

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Hof Gold Prize of the Friedrich Baur Foundation Awarded by the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts in Memory of Heinz Badewitz

The Hof Gold Prize 2021 goes in equal parts to

director Lukas Röder for his film BRAIN TATTOO and
director Alisa Kolosova for her film CHARLY.

Philip Gröning, director, producer and head of the BAdSK's film department, mentor for the Hof Gold Prize 2021

The mentor 2021

This year, Philip Gröning, director, producer and head of the BAdSK's film department, is the mentor for the Hof Gold Prize of the Friedrich Baur Foundation.

Award ceremony

Hof Gold Prize 2021

Prize Donor

Hans Vogt Award 2021

2021: The Hans Vogt Award goes to Asteris Kutulas.

The film prize is awarded by the city of Rehau to a filmmaker who has made innovative and creative efforts to express and enhance the quality of film sound in his or her work and is endowed with € 5,000.

The Hans Vogt Award 2021 goes to

Asteris Kutulas
Author, filmmaker and producer

Contribution of the award winner

Award ceremony

Hans Vogt Award 2021

Prize Donor

GRANIT - Hof Documentary Award 2021

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The GRANIT - Hof Documentary Award 2021 goes to

LUCHADORAS by Patrick Jasim and Paola Calvo.
In addition, a special commendation is given to the film SEASIDE SPECIAL by Jens Meurer.

The Jury 2021

Award ceremony

GRANIT - Hof Documentary Award 2021

Prize Donor

Awards Cordula Kablitz Post

Cordula Kablitz-Post

Director, producer and author for documentaries and feature films. With Christoph Schlingensief she produced the legendary subversive TV shows "Talk 2000" and "U3000" and with her company avanti media the Grimme Prize-winning ARTE series "Durch die Nacht mit.."

Awards Marcus Richardt

Marcus Richardt

Author, director and producer. Studied visual communication and film at the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg. His films have been shown at festivals at home and abroad, in the cinema or on TV.

Awards Douglas Wolfsperger

Douglas Wolfsperger

Director of fiction and documentary films. Growing up on Lake Constance, the self-taught filmmaker also shot his debut film "Lebe kreuz und sterbe quer" there. This was followed by films such as "Test Drive to Paradise", "The Discarded Father" and "Scala Goodbye".

Bild-Kunst Award 2021

2021: The Bild-Kunst Award winners and the team of TRÜMMERMÄDCHEN

The Bild-Kunst Award 2021 goes to

Hannah Ebenau and Sabrina Krämer for Best Costume Design (TRÜMMERMÄDCHEN)
as well as
Yvonne Leuze for Best Setting (TRÜMMERMÄDCHEN).

The jury 2021

Costume designer Susanne Roggendorf (VSK), production designers Josefine Lindner (VSK) and Josina von Minckwitz, production design students Luisa Niederschuh (ifs) and Nele Seifert (Ludwigsburg)

Prize Donor

Award ceremony

Bild-Kunst Award 2021

Hof Critics Award

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The Hof Critics Award 2021 is sponsored by the Swiss Critics Association SVFJ and the Professional Association of German Media Journalists and is being awarded for the first time at the Hof International Film Festival.

The Hof Critics Award 2021 is being divided and goes to two films:

for best direction to THE SAINT OF THE IMPOSSIBLE by Marc Wilkins and
to THE BLACK SQUARE for its production by FRISBEEFILMS.

The Jury

Ingrid Beerbaum (Berlin), Katharina Dockhorn (Berlin) and Rolf Breiner (Kreuzlingen, Switzerland)

Award ceremony

Hof Critics Award 2021