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IFFMH - International Film Festival Mannheim Heidelberg

IFFMH - Internationales Filmfestival Mannheim-Heidelberg
Kleiststr. 3-5
68167 Mannheim
phone +49-6 21-48 92 62 11
fax +49-6 21-48 92 62 10

Festival Director
Sascha Keilholz

Year of Foundation 1952

Event Date from 11 November 2021 till 21 November 2021

Event Date

in Mannheim, Heidelberg, Germany

International Competition

Sections On the Rise (Competition Section), Pushing the Boundaries, Children's Film Festival, Facing New Challenges, Hommage, Retrospective, Cutting Edge Talent Camp

Category Feature

Terms of Entry submissions only possible for the competition section On the Rise: 1st - 3rd theatrical features, runtime 61 min and longer, no public screening before 22 September 2020, German premieres only

Genre Fiction, Children & Youth

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format DCP, Blu-ray

Registration Deadline Early: 31 May 2021
Regular: 30 June 2021

Fees 10 Euro (Early), 25 Euro (Regular)

Attendance Figures 60,000

Participants of the Film Industry 500 representatives of the national and international film industry (producers, sales companies, buyers)

Prizes/Awards International Newcomer Award (Best Director, Euro 25,000)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder Award (Best Script, Euro 10,000)
Ecumenical Jury Award (Euro 2,500)
Award of the Student Jury (Euro 5,000)
Audience Award (Euro 5,000)

Number of Films Shown about 50 feature films

Media Coverage mostly regional media, some national and international coverage

Evaluation A festival with a long tradition and a focus on international newcomers, so some new discoveries can be made. In 2020, a new team took over and introduced new programs and structures, such as the training initiative Cutting Edge Talent Camp.

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