From 14 to 19 April 2015 the 27th FILMFEST DRESDEN attracted 24,000 film fans, including 8,500 visitors to the first ever Short Film Open Air on Dresden’s Neumarkt Square as well as 500 accredited professional guests. 71 films competed in 8 International Competitions and 4 National Competitions for prizes worth € 65,000 in total. The programme highlights included the thematic focus on "Sound in Film" as well as the founding of the forum "Visegrád in Short(s)", which provides an overview of the filmic output from the so-called V4 states and acts as a podium at the same time for exchanges among the filmmakers from this region. The guest of honour at the festival was the Oscar winner Jiří Menzel, who gave at masterclass and presented his oeuvre in a showcase event

27 FILMFEST DRESDEN in numbers

  • Period: 14 - 19 April 2015
  • Number of visitors: 24,000, including 8,500 open-air guests, and 500 professional guests
  • 300 films from 50 countries
  • 8 International and 4 National Competitions
  • Prize money: € 65,000
  • 151 events
  • 10 venues

Award Winners 27 FILMFEST DRESDEN 2015

Find a list of all winners here.

Catalogue 2015

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