36. Stuttgarter Filmwinter
Festival for Expanded Media


International Short Films Competition

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 following awards are bestowed by the Short Film Jury.

Preise — International Short Films Competition

Norman 2023

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!

Jury — International Short Films Competition


2 Minutes Short Film Award

For the eleventh 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 Award

2 Minutes Short Film Award

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

Jury — 2 Minutes Short Film Award


Buggles Award - Landesmusikvideopreis

Pop-Büro Region Stuttgart and Stuttgarter Filmwinter - Festival for Expanded Media are now awarding the state-wide music video competition for innovative, experimental and unconventional works for the third time. Music videos from Baden-Württemberg may be submitted. A commission with representatives from the Pop-Büro Region Stuttgart and Filmwinter Stuttgart will select the competition entries.

Preise — Buggles Award - Landesmusikvideopreis

Buggles Award 2023

The "Buggles Award - Landesmusikvideopreis", worth 1000 euros, will be awarded to directors by an independent jury during the festival.

Online Audience Award

In addition, an online audience prize of 500 euros will be awarded.

Jury — Buggles Award - Landesmusikvideopreis


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.

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.

Jury — Media in Space & Network Culture