Berlin, Germany 11 - 13 November 2011

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 so36portraits for winning Best Film of 2011. Their film Schatz es tut mir so leid ... will go on to represent Berlin against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2012.


1st Place: Best Film of 2011

Schatz es tut mir so leid ... by so36portraits

2nd Place: Best Film of 2011

Harte Sachen by TransversalVision

3rd Place: Best Film of 2011

LUXUS by tight tonic

Required Elements

  • Character: Klaus or Claudia von Hammerstein, Gärtner (Gardener)
  • Prop: schachbrett (a chess board)
  • Line: "Hallo, ich bin heute das erste Mal hier." (Hi, today is my first time here.)

Audience Favorite: Group A

Die Ununglaublichen 4 by BangBadaBang

Audience Favorite: Group B

Schatz es tut mir so leid ... by so36portraits

Best Writing

Harte Sachen by TransversalVision

Best Editing

Brennpunkt Berlin by No ones

Best Directing

Schatz es tut mir so leid ... by so36portraits

Best Cinematography

LUXUS by tight tonic

Best Sound Design

Human Garden by Blank Smile

Best Musical Score

A Silent Invitation by Dammit Janet

Best Special Effects

Die Ununglaublichen 4 by BangBadaBang

Best Use of Character

Die Ununglaublichen 4 by BangBadaBang

Best Use of Prop

Der Turm by Schueler Film Projekt luebeck

Best Use of Line

U NEUN by SLAB

Best Use of Genre

LUXUS by tight tonic

2011 Film List

  • 92bpm by Rare Air

    In einer Zeit ohne Musik, Freiheit und Individualität findet die schwangere Coco einen Ausweg aus den metrischen Strukturen.

  • A Silent Invitation by Dammit Janet

    An ordinary life of a business woman who encounters a gardner who makes her reconnect with her inner self

  • beyond by Time Warp

    A man against his mind, if he win he could be hable to see things that he never sa before. The mind´s coming of age

  • Brennpunkt Berlin by No ones
  • Der Turm by Schueler Film Projekt luebeck

    Der Turm Eine Geschichte von einem autistischen Mädchen, ihrem Alltag, der Beziehung zu ihrem Betreuer und ihrer einzigen Leidenschaft, dem Schachspielen. The Tower A story about an autistic girl, her life, the relationship to her social worker and her only passion, to play chess.

  • Die Ununglaublichen 4 by BangBadaBang
  • Die Weiße Dame- The white Queen by Godalini

    Appearing in a family’s cottage, an ageless woman raises questions about the history of her marriage.

  • east Wood by 48 stunden

    east Wood

  • Eins werden by Heiligkeit

    Frau auf der Karriereleiter

  • Erntezeit by blobfish

    Hallo, ich bin heute das erste Mal hier

  • Harte Sachen by TransversalVision

    Leicht verklemmter Fetischfreund verirrt sich in einen Schachclub, der um ein Mitglied trauert.

  • Human Garden by Blank Smile
  • It doesn´t mother by Wild Wise

    a garden scene, one romantic dinner, two different situations, everybody is looking for it: who will succeed in love

  • Krankgeschrieben by Die Spreu vom Weizen

    A perfect day in the life of someone. Life is beautiful. Live to the fullest.

  • LUXUS by tight tonic

    A couple celebrates their anniversary by ordering something special from far away.

  • Schatz es tut mir so leid ... by so36portraits

    Eine misstrauische Freundin stellt ihrem Freund nach.

  • Socks rock! by Nostocales
  • U NEUN by SLAB

    A story about poverty and crime in Berlin

  • Verloren by Koivu Pictures

    a future world: inflation, poverty and shortage of electricity. humans are forced to go back to analogue communication. a young woman has far bigger problems.

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