23 FILMFEST DRESDEN 2011
In 2011, FILMFEST DRESDEN was held for the 23rd time from 12 to 17 April. 2,555 films were submitted in the run-up to the festival, aiming to participate in the competition sections. 50 films were selected for the International Competition and 26 for the National Competition. In addition to the competition sections, the festival presented 28 special film programmes, including a series focusing on photofilms among others, as well as an extensive events programme. A further highlight in 2011 was the 10th anniversary of the Exchange Forum – Perspective for Animated Film, for which 40 filmmakers were invited to Dresden from throughout Europe. The newly appointed Festival Directors are Katrin Küchler, Karolin Kramheller and Alexandra Schmidt.
23 FILMFEST DRESDEN in numbers:
- Period: 12 - 17 April 2011
- Number of visitors: approx. 16,500, including 400 professional guests
- More than 300 films from 39 countries
- 6 International and 4 National Competitions
- Prize money: € 63,000
- 115 events
- 11 venues
Award winners 23 FILMFEST DRESDEN 2011
See all our winners of the 2011 issue here.