Prizes

The most important awards of the FilmFestival Cottbus are the Main Prize for the Best Film, the Special prize for Best Director and the Prize for an outstanding individual performance. These awards and the attached glass sculpture LUBINA (Sorbian: "the lovely") are awarded by the International Festival Jury. For the first time this year, the winners of the Short Fiction Film and U18 Youth Film competitions will also receive the coveted FFC prize sculpture.

 Feature Film Competition

Main Prize for Best Film 25.000 EUR
donated by Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten (GWFF)

Special Prize for Best Director 7.500 EUR
donated by Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg rbb

Prize for an outstanding individual performance 5.000 EUR
donated by Sparkasse Spree-Neiße

Short Film Competition

Main Prize 2.500 EUR
donated by Druckzone, Cottbus

Special Prize 
1.500 EUR
donated by Tiede +

U18 Youth Film Competition

Prize for Best Youth Film 3.000 Euro
donated by Stadt Cottbus

Overall Programme

DIALOGUE Prize for Intercultural Communication 3.000 EUR 
donated by German Federal Forreign Office

Prize for Best Debut Film 5.000 EUR
donated by Brandenburgischen Technischen Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg sowie der Filmuniversität Babelsberg "Konrad Wolf"

“From Cottbus to Cinema” – Distribution support prize for a festival film up to the value of 10.000 EUR
donated by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

Promotion Prize of the Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten (GWFF)
The prize is endowed with EUR 4.500 in the form of a scholarship.

FIPRESCI-Prize of the Féderation Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique

Prize of the Ecumenical Jury by SIGNIS und INTERFILM

Audience Award 3.000 EUR
donated by Lausitzer Rundschau 
→ Information on the voting of the Audience Award in 2020

Lusatian FilmShow

Main Prize 1.500 EUR
donated by APEX Projekt

Special Prize 1.000 EUR
donated by Stiftung für das Sorbische Volk

Audience Award Voucher to the Value of 250 EUR
donated by SpreeGalerie - der City-Einkaufstreff in Cottbus

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