Several of the films in our program will be in our competition. Competition films are marked separately in the program schedule. The winners of the different categories are solely determined by our audience. Every audience member receives a voting card before each screening; after voting, theses cards are collected in the red boxes directly outside of the theater where the film was screened. Winners are announced during the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, January 27th, at 18:00 pm. Entrance is free and we welcome all who are interested. Thanks to the Sparkasse Mainfranken, we also have a special program for children and youth; please see the program for more information.
The film voted best feature will receive €2,500; the prize money has been graciously provided by the VR-Bank in Würzburg. Nine features have been selected for this competition. Each film will be screened twice and has a special icon in the program schedule.
The best documentary films will receive €1,500; the prize money has been graciously provided by Vogel Business Media.
In this category, three shorts have the chance to win a prize. The best short film will be awarded €1000; the second and third place winners will each be awarded €500. This prize money has been graciously provided by Distelhäuser Brewery and Midlife Club. This year, there are three short film blocks and each of the films has a chance to win an award. All three blocks will be screened twice.
BEST FILM from the “Selbstgedrehten”
The best film from this cateogory will be awarded €150; this prize money has been graciously awarded by the district of Lower Franconia.