Selected German Film Festivals

Baden-Baden Festival of TV Films

Fernsehfilm-Festival Baden-Baden
c/o Deutsche Akademie der Darstellenden Künste
Holzstr. 2
64283 Darmstadt
phone +49-6151-9 69 90 46
fax +49-6151-9 69 90 62

Artistic Director
Urs Spörri

Year of Foundation 1989

Event Date from 20 November 2021 till 26 November 2021

Event Date

in Baden-Baden, Germany

Sections National Competition of TV films (12 productions), New Directors Competition

Category TV Movie

Terms of Entry films made for German public or private TV, which had their first broadcasting between late autumn of the previous year and the next festival edition, German original version. The competition films can be nominated by the TV station (public and private), by the German Academy of Performing Arts, jury members and the festival direction


Registration Deadline 15 July 2021

Fees none

Attendance Figures 400

Participants of the Film Industry about 100 TV producers and TV commissioners

Prizes/Awards TV Film Award from the German Academy of Performing Arts
Young Talent Award MFG Star & Carte Blanche
Music Award (bi-annual)
3sat Audience Award
Hans Abich Award

Number of Films Shown 12

Media Coverage mainly national print and TV coverage, German public and private TV stations

Evaluation Competition films are presented in public screenings with public jury discussions and on public TV station 3sat. Workshops and panel discussions on contemporary films and media topics; highly-endowed Young Talent Award.
This festival´s TV Movie Award is one of the most coveted honors that can be bestowed on an exclusively German made-for-TV movie. The festival organizer values a high degree of transparency, resulting in open forums, discussions and public jury meetings that draw the major representatives in the German television film scene to Baden-Baden.

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