Programme

The Filmfetival Max Ophüls Preis organizes four competitions and awards a total of 16 prizes worth 118,400 euros.

COMPETITION

Oliver Dietze / ffmop

Oliver Dietze / ffmop

Oliver Dietze / ffmop

FEATURE FILM

For the Feature Film Competition of the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis, feature films with a minimum length of 65 minutes are eligible, provided they were produced for theatrical release and completed between 01.01.2020 and 18.01.2021. Films whose theatrical release or broadcasting date is before the festival and/or which were already available online are excluded from the competition. Only premieres and German first screenings are included in the competition selection.

DOCUMENTARY FILM

The documentary film competition is open to first, second and third works by young German-speaking directors with a length of 65 minutes or more. Only world premieres and German premieres will be considered.

MEDIUM LENGTH FILM

Medium-length films with a length of between approx. 25 and approx. 65 minutes are admitted to this competition. The competition is open to young German-speaking directors whose feature films have premieres and German first screenings.

SHORT FILM

The short film competition of the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis is intended to promote innovative tendencies among young German-speaking directors. The competition is open to world premieres and German premieres of short films up to approx. 25 minutes in length.

An overview of the non-competition programmes and a compilation of invited programmes and collaborations.

Leis & Kuckert Grafikdesign / ffmop

Leis & Kuckert Grafikdesign / ffmop

Leis & Kuckert Grafikdesign / ffmop

Programme for english-speaking audiences

Our program will be published in January 2021.
You will find an overview with films in English or with English subtitles here.

At the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis a total of six juries award prizes in the four competition categories.