Berlin, Germany 1 - 3 July 2016

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Prollywood for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Die Köche von Uli Römmler will go on to represent Berlin against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Rewinder by Anika Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Leaves from the other side by Loesje Berlin

Required Elements

  • Character: Uli or Ulrike Römmler, Kneipenchef (Pub Owner)
  • Prop: eine trompete (a trumpet)
  • Line: "Jede Blume braucht erstmal Wasser." ("Every flower first needs water.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

Honorable Mention
Rewinder by Anika Films

Best Writing

The Camera Man by Just Another Ninja

Best Editing

Rewinder by Anika Films

Best Directing

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

Best Cinematography

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

Best Sound Design

Rewinder by Anika Films

Best Music

Leaves from the other side by Loesje Berlin

Best Actor

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

Best Actress

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

Best Use of Character

Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood

Best Use of Prop

Die Trompete by Woo Company

Best Use of Line

The Camera Man by Just Another Ninja

Best Use of Genre

[not] A Perfect Day by Naked Rabbits

Best Filmposter

Leaves from the other side by Loesje Berlin

2016 Film List

  • [not] A Perfect Day by Naked Rabbits

    When emotion control gets out of control

  • Die Köche von Uli Römmler by Prollywood
  • Die Trompete by Woo Company
  • How Does It Feel by Beteigeuze

    A psychiatrist turns into a patient

  • Leaves from the other side by Loesje Berlin

    With the help of a trumpet a disillusionised pub owner regains feelings he thought long lost.

  • Rewinder by Anika Films
  • The Camera Man by Just Another Ninja

    A rental home not quite empty as it seems...

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