Awards

FILM OF THE YEAR

  • awarded in the JUNGER FILM competiton

  • funded with 7.000€, sponsored by the Hanseatic City of Rostock and the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

  • includes a 5.000€ budget for film project development, sponsored by MV Filmförderung GmbH

  • 2.000 € are sponsored by the city of Rostock and the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

  • prize awarded by the JUNGER FILM Jury

YOUNG BALTIC CINEMA AWARD

  • awarded in the OFFshorts competition
  • funded with 1.000 €, sponsored by the Hanseatic City of Rostock and the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

  • will only be awarded if the filmmaker is present at the festival or participates in a video call during the screening

  • prize awarded by the OFFshorts jury

GoldFiSH

  • awarded in the JUNGER FILM competiton

  • funded with 1.000€, sponsored by the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

  • will only be awarded if the filmmaker is present at the festival or participates in a video call during the screening

  • prize awarded by the JUNGER FILM Jury

OstseeFiSH

  • awarded in the OFFshorts competition
  • funded with 1.000 €, sponsored by OSTSEESTIFTUNG – Naturschutzstiftung Deutsche Ostsee

  • awards a film that deals with important questions about our future and the current condition of our planet

  • reflects on the relationship of humans and nature

  • stands for a more ecological, social and livable planet for us and future generations

Sputnik

  • awarded in the JUNGER FILM competiton

  • funded with 500 €, sponsored by the association Kulturkosmos Müritzsee

  • the Sputnik Award aims to supports young filmmakers beyond the mainstream film industry

  • the winner is invited to present and screen his/her film in the Cinema Program at the Fusion Festival 2021

  • awarded by the cinema crew of Kulturkosmos Müritzsee e. V.

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Audience Award

  • sponsored by the audience, awarded to either a film from the OFFshorts or JUNGER FILM competition

  • the interactive monetary award is collected from entrance fees to the online program as well as from PayPal donations

  • the prize is awarded to the film with the best cumulative rating

  • prize awarded by the audience

KugelFiSH

  • awarded in the JUNGER FILM Competition
  • will be given to an exceptional film for young cinema and ice cream fans up to the age of 14

  • prize awarded by the FiSH pupil jury (Lorenz Brunkow, Jolan Goldammer, Almut Isensee, Fiete Mönkemeyer)

Nominations

  • 1 film from the OFFshorts will be invited to participate in the Open Air Film Fest Weiterstadt (12. – 16.08.2021)

  • 3 films from the JUNGER FILM Competition will be nominated for the Youth Cinema Network Award 2021

  • 3 films from the JUNGER FILM Competition will be submitted to the AG Kurzfilm (German Short Film Association) to be included in their „German Shorts“ film catalogue 2021