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

 

National Competition Awards:

Golden Horseman Animated Film
Sponsor: Schamoni Film & Medien GmbH & DIAF German Institute for Animated Films
€ 3,000
Golden Horseman Short Fiction Film
Sponsor: Saxony Film Association
€ 3,000
Golden Horseman - Audience
Sponsor: MDR Public Broadcaster
€ 4,000
Golden Horsemen of the Youth Jury
Sponsor: Bürgerstiftung Dresden
€ 2,000
Minister of Fine Arts Promotion Prize
Sponsor: Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts
€ 20,000
DEFA-Promotion Prize
Sponsor: DEFA Foundation
€ 3,000

 

National and International Competition Awards:

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

Golden Horseman Sound Design
Sponsors: Ballroom Studios & SONOTON Music

 €1,500 non-cash prize
for studio shot + € 1,500 prize money

Golden Horseman* for Gender Equality
Sponsors: Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft (LAG) Jungen- und Männerarbeit Sachsen, Genderkompetenzzentrum Sachsen, LAG Queeres Netzwerk Sachsen

€ 1,000

 

Regional Film Night:

Audience Award
Sponsor:  Filmnächte am Elbufer
€ 2,000