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Sehsüchte Student Film Festival Call for Entries

Monday, November 13, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Meyer
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Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,
dear fellow students,

The 47th annual student film festival, Sehsüchte, will take place from 24th until 29th April 2018 in Potsdam-Babelsberg/Germany. Sehsüchte is one of Europe's largest student film festivals and helps international young film talents to launch their careers.

We accept registrations starting from today and want to invite all prospective filmmakers worldwide to hand in their films or screenplays in the categories listed below:

  • Feature Film (min. 50 min)
  • Short Feature Film (max. 50 min)
  • Documentary (any length)
  • Genre Film (any length)
  • Animation (any length)
  • Future: Kids (Children's films / any length)
  • Future: Teens (Teen films / any length)
  • Music Video (max. 15min)
  • Spotlight Production (German films / exceptional production / any length)
  • Schreibsüchte (German screenplays with at least 45 min planned film 

We are also very pleased about submissions of experimental films and VR-productions.

The film registration is possible via

Registration dates: 13.11.2017 - 07.01.2018

The Sehsüchte prizes add up to 30.000 Euros and are awarded by our expert juries (with the exception of the Genre and Music Video award, which are audience awards).

Furthermore, there will be a Pitch-Competition during the festival wherein the best concept for a Film or Television Show will be awarded with a material prize.

For further information please consult the regulations or if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via

We are looking forward to your submissions!


FUTURE / Children and Youth Film
+ 49 170 495 60 55

47th International Student Film Festival
Filmuniversity Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
25th April - 29th April 2018

CFE englisch.pdf