Gold, Silver, Bronze

The jury determines the ranking of the medals in an open jury session. There needs to be a qualified majority of four jury votes to award Gold, Silver and Bronze.

The prize is given by: Jury JUNGER FILM.

The award includes prize money of  9.000 euros and is the prize for the highest jury vote in the competition JUNGER FILM. The cash prize in the amount of  4.000 euros is donated equally by the Rotary Club of Heiligendamm (for the 12th time) and the Ministery of Culture of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (for the 4th time).

The award further includes a state production budget of 5.000 euros within the scope of the Cultural Film Promotion of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Submitted film projects have to meet the requirements of the Cultural Film Funding MV (Kulturelle Filmförderung MV).

The prize is given by: Jury JUNGER FILM.

The cinema crew of Kulturkosmos Müritzsee e.V. awards the Sputnik to the most exceptional film in the competition JUNGER FILM. The prize is for young filmmakers beyond mainstream and is awarded with 500 euros. The award winner can present his or her film at the Fusion festival which takes place from 25 August to 28 August 2015.

The prize is given by: Kinocrew des Kulturkosmos Müritzsee e.V.

A selection of films is nominated to the German film festival (Deutsche Filmfestspiele (DAFF) des Bundesverbands Deutscher Film-Autoren (BDFA)). The films will be shown during the 120 minute long film programme “Forum Junger Film” which takes place in Dortmund from 14 May to 17 May 2015 – a compilation of the best young German films. The DAFF selection committee decides independently and is not dependent on the decisions made by the jury JUNGER FILM. At DAFF there is the possiblity to be further delegated to the world film festival (Weltfilmfestspielen (UNICA)) which takes place in St. Petersburg (Russia) in September 2015.

The decision is made by:

Bärbel Dudeck (Rostock), Wolfgang Boye (Braunschweig) and Matthias Spehr (Rostock)

The prize is given by: Jury JUNGER FILM.

FiSH is a nomination festival for the German up-and-coming film prize (Deutscher Nachwuchsfilmpreis von up-and-coming). The international film festival takes place in Hannover from 19 November to 22 November 2015. Selected German films  are shown alongside movies from over 40 other countries.

The German up-and-coming film prize (Deutscher Nachwuchsfilmpreis 2015) includes a producer mentorship, a cash prize and the trophy ‘FilmKomet’.

The nomination is made by: the selection committee JUNGER FILM.

The interactice prize of the festival: “777 euros plus x go to …” – the festival visitors turn into the great jury and their taste decides. The 777 euros are donated by Hanseatische Brauerei Rostock – an organization that knows a lot about good taste. After every film block the films are rated using a scale from 1 (phenomenal) to 6 (nice try, but meh). The ballots are included in the programme. The film with the best grade point average wins. The audience does not only decide about the award winner, but also endows the prize: there will be a collecting box.

The prize is given by: The audience.