Film Submissions

Sophie Opel Award


Sophie Opel Preis



The Sophie Opel Award will be presented at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN for the second time in 2017. The donor is automobile manufacturer Adam Opel AG. € 20,000 goes to the three best short films/commercials.  The winners are selected by an independent jury.

The Grand Winner of the Sophie Opel Award receives € 12,000. The winner of the 2nd Prize € 5,000, and the 3rd Prize € 3,000. All students at German-speaking universities are eligible regardless of field of study. To participate register at

The submission deadline for 2017 is May 31.


Film Submission Policy


All films screened at FILMFEST MÜNCHEN are selected by the festival programmers. Unfortunately we cannot take any unsolicited submissions into consideration.