Festivals & Prizes

 

Festivals & Awards

 
2017 Playing God

World Premiere at the  International Hot Docs Filmfestival, Toronto

2016 War and Games

 

Kinofest Lünen, One World Festival Prag, Internationales Filmfest Emden/Norderney

 

2016 The Promised Land Award of the German TV Academy, Deutsche Akademie für Fernsehen for Birgit Schulz und Luzia Schmid
2015 DOMIAN Interview with Death
 

 

KInofest Lünen

 

2015 Kasper König's Address Book

Video Conversations, International Documentary Film Festival on Art and Architecture, Rome

   

Lo Schermo Dell'Arte Film Festival, Florence

 

2014 The Price of my Live DOK.fest, Munich, May 2014

2014 Tempel of Emotions - The Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro

 ITDF Film Festival, Taoyuan

BAFICI Film Festival,
Buenos Aires,

2014 Watch Out - Theatre ´s Alive FIFA Film Festival
Montréal, March 2014

2014 Richard Deacon - In Between  International Festival of Fine Arts
Ungarn, Szolnok, October 2014

Reel Artist Film Festival

Toronto, February 2014
2013 Allah in Ehrenfeld - the building of the mosque of cologne

 

by Birgit Schulz and Gerhard Schick wins the Rotary Media Award. The prize recognizes projects which report about the facets of multicultural togetherness.

2012 Halbmond über Köln

 

The documentary about the building of the mosque of cologne by Birgit Schulz and Gerhard Schick receives the PUK Journalist Prize.

 

2012 Oliviero Toscani - The Rage of Images

Reel Artist Film Festival
Toronto, February 2012

2011 The Lawyers – A German Story

 

The director and the editor of the cinema documentary receive two Adolf Grimme Awards: Birgit Schulz (script + direction) and Katharina Schmidt (editing).

 

2011
Oliviero Toscani – The Rage of Images In the Palace
Balchik, Bulgaria, July 2011

Artecinema
Naples, Italy, October 2011
2010 The Lawyers – A German Story

 

Birgit Schulz is awarded the PHOENIX Documentary Prize 2010 and a €10,000 grant.

 

2010      
Oliviero Toscani – The Rage of Images

19. Annual Hot Springs Documentary Festival
Hot Springs, USA, October 2010

Doc Fest Rome 2010 edition
Rome, Italy, October 2010

XXIX. AsoloArtFilm Festival
Asolo Treviso, Italy, August/September 2010

United Nations Associations Film Festival
Stanford, USA, October 2010

International Film Festival of Fine Arts 2010
Szolnok, Hungary, September 2010

Festival Camera Obscura,
Bydgoszcz, Poland, October2010

2011 Schockbilder – Der Mann, der mit Werbung Politik macht

 

PUK Journalist Prize for Peter Scharf for his film about the photographer Oliviero Toscani.

 

2010  The Silence of Innocence - The Artist Gottfried Helnwein

International Film Festival of Fine Arts
Szolnok, Hungary, September 2010

24. Internationales Dokumentarfilmfestival München
Munich, Germany, May 2009

AsoloArtFilmFestival

Asolo Treviso, Italy, August/September 2009
 
DOK Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany, October/November 2009

Temps D’ Images Film Award for Films on Art  
Lisbon, Portugal, October 2009

Helsinki International Film Festival – Love & Anarchy!
Helsinki, Finland, September 2010  

International Film Festival of Fine Arts
Szolnok, Hungary, September 2010

2010 Chicken for Africa

 

Filmmaker Joachim Vollenschier receives the Helmut Schmidt Journalist Prize. The award recognises outstanding work in the field of economic and consumer journalism.

 

2010

My Desert Happiness -
Running through the Sahara 

NaturVision-Filmfestival
Neuschönau, Germany, July 2010

 

2010 The Lawyers - A German Story
 
Göteborg International Film Festival
Schweden, February 2010

DOC OUTLOOK – Visions du Réel
Nyon, Switzerland, April 2010

Festival CAMERA OBSCURA
Bydgoszcz, Poland, October 2010

2009
The Lawyers - A German Story
 

Filmfest München
Munich, Germany, June/July 2009

Nonfiktionale – Festival des dokumentarischen Films
Bad Aibling, Germany, September 2009

Cologne Conference 2009 – Int. Film & Fernsehfestival Köln, Germany, September/Oktober 2009

Heimspiel 2009 – Das Regensburger Festival des deutschen Kinos, Regensburg, Germamny, October 2009

DOK Leipzig
Leipzig, Germany, October/November 2009

26. Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest
Kassel, Germany, November 2009

23.Internationales Filmfest Braunschweig
Braunschweig, Germany, November 2009

exground filmfest
Wiesbaden, Germany, November 2009

Kinofest Lünen – 20.Festival für deutsche Filme
Lünen, Germany, November 2009

2009 The Lawyers – A German Story

 

The film by Birgit Schulz is singled out as being “of special merit” (besonders wertvoll) by German film evaluation board DFM.


2007 A Right to Live – Aids Medication for Millions

 The documentary by Birgit Schulz is presented with the Juliane Bartel Award, a Women’s Media Prize presented by the German state of Lower Saxony.

The film is also selected for the official programme of the international documentary film festival “Rencontres internationales du documentaire de Montréal” (RIDM).

 

2006 Presence of Mind – The Psychoanalyst Margarete Mitscherlich

Award for the best scientific and popular science programme at the 41st Academia Film Olomouc Festival.

2006  

Intermedia Globe Award (Silver) at the World Media Festival Hamburg


2005 Poppy – Flower of Sleep

Enviro Filmfestival 2005, Banska Bystrica Award


2005 Presence of Mind – The Psychoanalyst Margarete Mitcherlich

Juliane Bartel Award, Women’s Media Prize from the German state of Lower Saxony

 

2003 Attempts at Love – a Portrait of Werner Schroeter

Grand Premier Prix, Festival International du Film d’Art, Paris

 

Grimmepreis 2011

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