The Golden Horsemen 2017

FILMFEST DRESDEN is one of the best endowed short film festivals in Europe with prizes and awards worth € 66,000. 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: QF Quartier & Dresden Information GmbH
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

3,000 Euro
(1,500 Euro Prize money,
1,500 Euro non-cash prize, both for the sound designer)

 

Regional Filmnight:

Audience Award
Sponsor:  Filmnächte am Elbufer
2,000 Euro