17 July 2020: Dresden Short Film Night on the banks of the Elbe river

Everything is different this year. Actually, in April we would have long since chosen the winning films of this year's FILMFEST DRESDEN, danced at the festival party until the morning and let ourselves be carried away into the wide world by short stories in our favourite cinemas. Instead, we have ...

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#sofascreening talks are now online

From 21 to 26 April 2020, we organised a digital substitute programme instead of the originally planned festival week. As part of it, three Instagram Live Talks were held with the animation artist Nikita Diakur (Jury National Competition and trailer FFDD20), the men's researcher Christoph May ...

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See our FFDD20 festival trailer!

This year's festival trailer is created by animation artist Nikita Diakur, who was awarded the DEFA Promotion Prize Animation in the National Competition at last year's FILMFEST DRESDEN for his film FEST. He was supported by David Kamp (sound), Théo Rocquancourt (modelling) and Linard ...

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#FFDDathome #sofascreening from 21 to 26 April 2020

Even though we had to postpone the 32 FILMFEST DRESDEN from our traditional April date to autumn (new date: 8 to 13 September 2020) due to the new corona virus, we do not want to let the original festival week from 21 to 26 April pass without a short film! That's why we invite you to the #FFDDathome ...

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