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35. Stuttgarter Filmwinter
Festival for Expanded Media
09.-18.1.2022

Competitions

International Short Films Competition

Each year 60 to 70 films from more than 1,500 entries are selected to compete in the International Short Film Competition that exists already since 1990. Only the most innovative, best, daring, experimental and original films of the last year make it into the competition. An independent selection committee consisting of Wand 5-members and film lovers doing this job voluntarily is in charge of viewing and selecting the entries and compiling the programmes.


The Stuttgarter Filmwinter is happy to host many film makers coming digitally to Stuttgart to present their works. The following awards are bestowed by the Short Film Jury, in person: Marlene Denningmann, Andrea Martignoni and Thomas Renoldner.

Preise — International Short Films Competition

Norman 2022

The jury’s award for film and video of 4,000 euros donated by the Land capital Stuttgart

Team Work-Award

Award for the best team work, i.e. a film or a video production made in a joint effort by at least two people, donated with 2,000 euros by Ritter Sport.

Wand 5 Honor Award

Legendary – the special award bestowed by Wand 5-members!

2 Minutes Short Film Competition

For the ninth time, Filmwinter Stuttgart has called for submissions from emerging artists up to the age of 35 to take part in this international short film competition for films of up to 2 minutes. The jury will assess works that realize the format in a creative and innovative way.

Preise — 2 Minutes Short Film Competition

2 Minutes Short Film Award

Jury prize with an amount of 1,500 euros for a work up to a maximum of 2 minutes.

Media in Space & Network Culture

Besides the classic presentation of samples of film and video art at the Stuttgarter Filmwinter, since 1996 new media were included and works of art presented on CD-Rom and on the internet. An independent selection committee is in charge of viewing and selecting the entries for the exhibition. The committee is consisting of Wand 5-members, artists and connoisseurs of media art doing this job voluntarily. The exhibition features positions reflecting society, performances, installations, performative videos, interactive projects and the social web as well as technically refined transformations of the internet. The following awards are bestowed by the jury, in person: Benjamin Grosser, Evelyn Hriberšek.

Preise — Media in Space & Network Culture

Expanded Media Award Media in Space

The jury’s award for Media in Space (installations) of 750 euros.

Expanded Media Award for Network Culture

The jury’s award for Network Culture of 750 euros for network activities, net art, interventions in public and virtual space.