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31st FILMKUNSTFEST MV is postponed to late summer 2022!

Due to the pandemic, the 31st edition of the Schwerin Film Festival will take place from 30 August to 4 September 2022 and will have the usual scope of four competitions and six film sections.

The deadline for film submissions has changed accordingly and is now 26 June 2022 (directly possible on the FILMLAND MV homepage).

Honorary award of the FILMKUNSTFEST MV

Detail des Ehrenpreis "Goldene Ochse"; Foto: FILMKUNSTFEST MV/moe
Detail of the "Goldener Ochse" honorary award; image: FILMKUNSTFEST MV/moe
Conferring the FILMKUNSTFEST MV honorary award on Michael Ballhaus
Conferring the FILMKUNSTFEST MV honorary award on Manfred Krug
Katrin Sass mit dem Ehrenpreis des 21. FILMKUNSTFEST MV
Conferring the FILMKUNSTFEST MV honorary award on Katrin Sass
Detail des Ehrenpreis DER GOLDENE OCHSE des FILMKUNSTFEST MV
The Golden Ox honorary award of the FILMKUNSTFEST MV
Detail des Ehrenpreis "Goldene Ochse"; Foto: FILMKUNSTFEST MV/moe
Katrin Sass mit dem Ehrenpreis des 21. FILMKUNSTFEST MV
Detail des Ehrenpreis DER GOLDENE OCHSE des FILMKUNSTFEST MV

Honorary award - "Golden Ox"

FILMKUNSTFEST MV's honorary award: the 'Golden Ox' (der goldene Ochse)

The festival's organisers confer the honorary Golden Ox award for outstanding contributions to German cinematic culture. The organisers and the festival's patron, the minister-president of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, present it at the awards ceremony.

Previous honourees are:

  • 2016: Christine Schorn
  • 2015: Wolfgang Kohlhaase
  • 2012: Otto Sander
  • 2011: Katrin Sass
  • 2010: Manfred Krug
  • 2009: Michael Ballhaus 
  • 2008: Klaus Maria Brandauer
  • 2007: Hannelore Elsner
  • 2006: Bruno Ganz
  • 2005: Senta Berger und Michael Verhoeven
  • 2004: Götz George
  • 2003: Mario Adorf
  • 2002: Frank Beyer