New award! Golden horseman for Gender equality

For the first time, FILMFEST DRESDEN is awarding a prize for gender equality in short films in the anniversary year.The Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft (LAG) Jungen- und Männerarbeit Sachsen, Genderkompetenzzentrum Sachsen, and LAG Queeres Netzwerk Sachsen, donate the prize of 1000 euros. The project is ...

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Our festival trailer 2018 is ready!

This year's festival trailer was created by animation artist Antje Heyn (Protoplanet Studio Berlin), who has already been represented twice at FILMFEST DRESDEN: in 2010 she won the Golden Horseman for the best German animated film and in 2016 she represented a film in our National Competition.Now ...

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Panel: Do I get Money for this?

"Visegrád in Short(s)" 2018: Deadline for applications extended!

Deadline for applications extended until February 28th 2018! The forum "Visegrad in Short(s)" offers film professionals from the Visegrád countries as well as Germany the opportunity to take part in FILMFEST DRESDEN's various industry events and training programmes from April 18th to April 21st ...

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Competition Programmes 2018

The members of our selection committee have viewed over 2,200 film entries from 97 countries during the last weeks and have made their final decision. In this year’s International Competition 42 short film productions, among them 23 animated films, will compete for the Golden Horsemen. In the ...

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Panel: Do I get Money for this?

Apply now for our forum "Visegrád in Short(s)" 2018

The forum "Visegrad in Short(s)" offers film professionals from the Visegrád countries as well as Germany the opportunity to take part in FILMFEST DRESDEN's various industry events and training programmes from April 18th to April 21st 2018. Film professionals from this year's guest country Georgia ...

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