Since its premiere in 2001, the Students’ Films competition –
a three-day-long short-film competition – has proved to be a favourite
with the audience. The goEast Students’ Film Award goes to the best
entry in the categories documentary or experimental film, short feature
and animation film. All three awards are endowed with € 750 (sponsored
by HypoVereinsbank) and will be awarded by the audience.
The following academies and universities participate this year: the State
Academy for Theatre and Cinematic Arts – NATFA from Sofia, Bulgaria;
the Academy for Performing Arts – ADU from Zagreb, Croatia; the
Academy of the Arts Hamburg – HfbK; the Faculty for Design of the
Bauhaus-University Weimar – BUW; the Film Class of the Academy of
the Applied Arts at the Johannes-Gutenberg-University Mainz; the University
for Design Offenbach; the department of Media Design at the University
of Applied Sciences Mainz; the department for Design at the University
of Applied Sciences Wiesbaden and the University of the Arts Kassel.
Documentaries and experimental films
Caligari: 22.04. / 10 p.m.
Short feature films
Caligari 23. 04. / 10 p.m.
Followed by the goEast
Party at the Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Caligari: 24. 04. / 10 p.m.
Followed by the award ceremony of the students’ competition
The Export-Union of German Films presents this short
film program which had its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival 2003.
It is a representative cross-section of films that were created at German
film schools – including the works of Wiesbaden’s own Andreas
Krein and Sven Martin. In addition, we also show the film ROCKS / DAS
RAD which was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Animated Short in
Bambi: 23.04. / 8 p.m.
Meet the Filmschools
Café Maldaner: 23.04. / 2 p.m.