Award Winning Films 2023

endowed with 1.000 €
donated by AUDI AG

endowed with 1.000 €
donated by inlingua Berufsfachschule


    A night ride in a taxi of three teenagers forces Rani to face the difference between him and his best friends....

endowed with 1.000 €
donated by IFG


    Tom wants to throw a surprise party for his best friend Anna, since he’s a bit in love with her. Unfortunately, the bar has messed up his reservation - and the only room available at short notice is the phone booth in the backyard....

endowed with 1.000 €
donated by Gebrüder Peters SE


    During water therapy for his chronic spasms, Leon is involved in an incident that gradually disrupts all aspects of his life....

endowed with 3.000 €
donated by AUDI AG


    In an old building, lost in the middle of the swamp, live two strange women, Siamese twins by one leg. At night, the Flayed has terrifying nightmares in which she sees her sister's flesh covering her own body... ...

Special Mention of the Price Jury
in the International Competition


    A desert landscape, as if from another planet. A few lonely, rusty shipwrecks. Low desert scrub grows around them to hold the sand together during the merciless storms. Aralkum, the Aral Desert, is the bare seabed, the last thing left of the Aral Sea. By weaving together different cinematic textures, the short film Aralkum re-imagines the dried-up Aral Sea, allowing an old fisherman to set sail one last time. ...

endowed with 1.000 €
with support of the city of Stadt Ingolstadt


    In The Fruit Tree a young woman, Sharleece, views a property to rent in the sleepy desert town where she lives, California City. Looking out of the window evokes unexpected memories of her childhood home in Los Angeles....

endowed with 500 €
donated by schnellervorlauf GmbH


    "What if I had just dared?" Thea's perfectly composed life suddenly gets completely out of sync with this all-questioning mind game....