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Award Winners 2008

You want to know who won last year? Or you are attempting to understand the juries tastes better? Or harder, the audience's?

There is help: Award Winners 2008

Awards 2009

Out of all submission, roughly 200 films are selected for the competitions of the Hamburg International ShortFilmFestival each year. There are several awards in each section as well as cross-competition prizes, all in all adding up to more than 30.000 euro in prize money. The winners will be announced on Monday, 8 June 2009 at the Award Ceremony.

The following prizes are awarded by a jury or the winner is chosen by the audience:


International Competition

  • Hamburg Short Film Award (EUR 3.000)
  • François-Ode-Award (EUR 1.500)
  • Audience Award (EUR 1.500)



  • NoBudget Jury Award (EUR 2.000)
  • NoBudget Audience Award (EUR 1.500)


German Competition


Hamburg Competition

  • Jury Award (EUR 2.000)
  • Audience Award (EUR 1.500)


Three-Minute Quickie (Topic 2008 Human Error)

  • Audience Award (EUR 1.000)


Mo&Friese Children's ShortFilmFestival

  • Friese Award (Children's jury award, programmes for 4-8 year-olds, sponsored by Springer Bio-Backwerk, EUR 1.250)
  • Mo Award (Children's jury award, programmes for 9-14 years-olds, sponsored by GEOlino, EUR 1.250)
  • In the High Five! (Topic 2008 My favourite place) competition 3 awards (EUR 600 in total, sponsored by GEOlino) will be arwarded


Cross-competition Awards

  • arte Short Film Award (acquisition of screening rights and a broadcast in arte’s short film programme, EUR 6.000)
  • ZDFdokukanal Award (acquisition of screening rights and a broadcast on ZDFdokukanal)
  • MUSIC in a SHORTFILM Award from the GEMA foundation presented by RockCity Hamburg e.V (one national and one international award for the most innovative sound design, EUR 2.000 each)



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