This year, the Hof Gold Prize of the Friedrich Baur Foundation, awarded by the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts in memoriam Heinz Badewitz was presented for the fourth time. It is one of the most highly endowed prizes for up-and-coming filmmakers to be offered in Germany. The prize is awarded to directors for their first full-length feature film produced in Germany and premiered in Hof.
Currently, the Hof Gold Prize is endowed with a value of approx. € 36,000 in certified gold, combined with a year of mentoring. This year, director, producer and head of the Film and Media Arts Department of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts, Philip Gröning, has taken on the task of mentoring.
director Lukas Röder for his film BRAIN TATTOO and
director Alisa Kolosova for her film CHARLY.
Our sincere congratulations to both prize winners: we will be looking forward to their next films in HoF.
Hof Gold Prize 2021