The Golden Horsemen 2018

FILMFEST DRESDEN is one of the best endowed short film festivals in Europe with prizes and awards worth € 64,500. Respective juries award the best films in each festival competition section.

International Competition Awards:

Golden Horseman Animated Film
Sponsor: Friends of FILMFEST DRESDEN & FILMFEST DRESDEN
7,500 Euro
Golden Horseman Short Fiction Film
Sponsor: Public Media Authority for Private Broadcasting (SLM)
7,500 Euro
Golden Horseman - Audience
Sponsor: Sächsische Zeitung
3,000 Euro
Golden Horsemen of the Youth Jury
Sponsor: Programmkino Ost & Medienkulturzentrum Dresden
2,000 Euro

National Competition Awards:

Golden Horseman Animated Film
Sponsor: tba
3,000 Euro
Golden Horseman Short Fiction Film
Sponsor: Saxony Film Association
3,000 Euro
Golden Horseman - Audience
Sponsor: MDR Public Broadcaster
4,000 Euro
Golden Horsemen of the Youth Jury
Sponsor: DREWAG - Stadtwerke Dresden GmbH
2,000 Euro
Minister of Fine Arts Promotion Prize
Sponsor: Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts
20,000 Euro
DEFA-Promotion Prize
Sponsor: DEFA Foundation
3,000 Euro

National and International Competition Awards:

ARTE Short Film Prize (towards purchase of a film)
Sponsor: ARTE
6,000 Euro

Golden Horseman Sound Design
Sponsors: Ballroom Studios GbR

1,500 Euro non-cash prize
for studio shot

Regional Filmnight:

Audience Award
Sponsor:  Filmnächte am Elbufer
2,000 Euro