Barfuss © MDEFA Stiftung Christian Lehmann

Jürgen Böttcher in Tribute Programme

For the 85th birthday of the filmmaker and painter Jürgen Böttcher alias Strawalde, FILMFEST DRESDEN is devoting one of its three special festival sections this year to him. In two tribute programmes, eight of his most important short films are being screened which document his artistic oeuvre over ...

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© Millette Raats

Trailer 2016

Matching the special focus on photo animation at this year’s festival, the Dutch artist duo Paul and Menno de Nooijer have created and produced the festival trailer in the same style. The two Dutch artists were already represented with their own programme at the 2012 FILMFEST DRESDEN. And the father ...

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Competitive Programme and Jury of the 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN

61 short films from a total of 2,200 submissions have now been nominated by the 11-person viewing and selection committee for the International and National Competitions. During the festival week from 12 to 17 April, they are competing under the critical eyes of the specialist juries for the total ...

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Maki Satake, Catoptric Light, 2007

Festival Programme Special Focus: Photo Animation

Selected national and international films on the subject of photo animation represent the film screening component of this year’s special festival focus. The three wide-ranging film programmes entitled Measurement & Notation, Assemblage and Japanese Photo Animation will provide deep insights into ...

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Get your accreditation until 18 March

From now on, until 18 March 2016, you have the opportunity to apply for an accreditation to the 28th FILMFEST DRESDEN. Accreditation will be issued to those persons with a professional interest in attending the festival, such as film and media professionals. For further information and accreditation ...

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