Selected German Film Festivals

achtung berlin - new berlin film award

achtung berlin - new berlin film award
Eberswalder Str. 10
10437 Berlin
phone +49-177-6 13 91 80
fax +49-30-13 88 32 53

Festival Directors
Regina Kräh, Sebastian Brose

Year of Foundation 2005

Event Date from 20 April 2022 till 27 April 2022

Event Date

in Berlin, Germany

Sections Made in Berlin-Brandenburg Competition (Feature, Documentaries and Shorts), Children and Youth, Retrospective, International and Special Programs, Young Generation

Category Documentary, Feature, Short

Terms of Entry competitions: films with participation of a Berlin-Brandenburg-based production company, with Berlin-Brandenburg locations, or Berlin-Brandenburg-based director or producer, completed in 2021/2022, Berlin premieres preferred, full-length films: 60 min or more, medium-length films: 25-60 min, short films: 25 min or less


Format DCP, Blu-ray

Registration Deadline 30 December 2021

Attendance Figures 8,000

Participants of the Film Industry mostly German producers, directors, distributors, exhibitors, screenwriters, representatives of film commissions and cultural institutions, festival scouts

Best Feature Film (Euro 3,000)
Best Production (Euro 2,000 cash and services worth Euro 2,000)
Best Director (services worth Euro 2,000)
Best Actor (Euro 750)
Best Actress (Euro 750)
Best Documentary Film (Euro 3,000)
Best Medium-Length Film (one week equipment rental)
Best Short Film (Euro 1,000)
Best Camera (services worth Euro 3,000)

Ecumenical Jury Award (Euro 1,000)
Exberliner Film Award (Euro 1,000 of services)
Film Critics Association Award (Best Narrative Feature)

Number of Films Shown approx. 80 features and shorts

Media Coverage broad response from the Berlin print media, radio, TV, national trade magazines

Evaluation The focus on the cinematic output of the capital region and presenting Berlin and Potsdam-Babelsberg as European cities of the film and creative industries as well as meeting points for filmmakers and producers from all over the world, make achtung berlin a brand of its own.

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