• U 18 – jury member wins 8th amateur film festival in Zielona Góra

    2017-03-20
    Sergiusz Opaliński, one of the six participants of the Polish-Czech-German student jury of the “U18” youth film competition at the FilmFestival Cottbus 2016, won the Grand Prix of the 8th amateur film festival in Cottbus'  Polish twin town Zielona Góra with his film THE POWER (MOC) at 16th March. The…
  • FFA-Short Tiger 2017 and ticket to Cannes for FilmFestival Cottbus-Trailer director

    2017-03-20
    On 16 March, the "Short Tiger 2017" were presented by the German Federal Film Board (FFA) in Berlin. Five extraordinary short films were awarded. One of the films focusing on flight and migration came from the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf – MEINUNGSAUSTAUSCH (lit. EXCHANGE OPINIONS), directed by Sophie Linnenbaum…
  • Film festivals in Cottbus and Zielona Góra extend cooperation

    2017-03-15
    The public regional and municipal library C. Norwid in Cottbus' twin town Zielona Góra and the FilmFestival Cottbus have extended their long-term cooperation. The cooperation is part of the "Kozzi-Cybulski-Wilhelmi" film and theater festival that will take place from the 12th to the 16th July 2017 in Zielona Góra, Żary,…
  • Cottbus in Sofia

    2017-03-15
    Once again FilmFestival Cottbus together with connecting cottbus, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM) will present an Industry Diner at the 21. Sofia International Film Festival (March 9-31). In parallel to the most important filmfestival in Bulgaria the film market Sofia meetings takes place fom March 16 to 19. Focussing…
  • Cottbus Filmshow winner MĚR in Zielona Góra

    2017-03-13
    The short film MĚR (Lower Sorbian for: peace) by Anne-Kathrin Schöler-Rensch and Clemens Schiesko, which was awarded the Special Prize of the Foundation of the Sorbian People at the Cottbus Filmshow in 2015, will be running at the amateur film festival in Cottbus' twin town Zielona Góra (Poland). The Cottbus…
U 18 – jury member wins 8th amateur film festival in Zielona Góra

U 18 – jury member wins 8th amateur film festival in Zielona Góra

Sergiusz Opaliński, one of the six participants of the Polish-Czech-German student jury of the “U18” youth film competition at the FilmFestival Cottbus 2016, won the…
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FFA-Short Tiger 2017 and ticket to Cannes for FilmFestival Cottbus-Trailer director

FFA-Short Tiger 2017 and ticket to Cannes for FilmFestival Cottbus-Trailer director

On 16 March, the "Short Tiger 2017" were presented by the German Federal Film Board (FFA) in Berlin. Five extraordinary short films were awarded. One…
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Award-Winning films of FilmFestival Cottbus

The 26th FilmFestival Cottbus has demonstrated once again the great appeal of Central and Eastern European cinema. These cineastic treasures don't remain unacknowledged internationally, but go on to win laurels at other film festivals as well. Find out here which awards have been conferred to our 2016 edition's films since the festival week.

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