Regulations and Awards LAKFF 2022
Submission period for LAKFF is from 15th of September to
31st of Dezember of the previous year.
The G-A-S Competition is open only for short films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland in German language. In this category three prizes will be awarded. BMW Grand Prix: awarded by a jury; the trophy money is EUR 5,000. Audience Award: the trophy money is EUR 2,000. Best Comedy: awarded by a jury; the trophy money is EUR 500.Submitted films must not be longer than 30 minutes.
The International Competition is open to short films from anywhere in the world. In this category two prizes will be awarded. International Bayernwerk Short Film Award: awarded by a jury; the trophy money is EUR 1,500.Audience Award: the trophy money is EUR 1,000. Submitted films must not be longer than 30 minutes.
The screening formats at the festival are: DCP, full HD high-res files, Apple ProRes.
In submitting your film or video you guarantee that you have all the relevant permissions, licenses and releases for your film or video to be screened in a public exhibition.
The organizer has the right to show clips of the submitted and selected film up to one minute in length to the websites of the festival and on TV as part of the festival coverage if this is not expressly revoked by the submitter.
If more films are submitted than can be shown in the festival programs, a preliminary jury will decide on the admission to the various programs and competitions. The decision of the preliminary jury is final.
Festival passes and travel allowance:
- Participating filmmakers have the opportunity to obtain accreditation for free and receive up to three festival passes per accepted film. All other team members can be accredited for a fee of 30 €. There is one travel allowance per accepted film. This is staggered according to the travel distance.
- In Germany up to 100 km it is EUR 50, from 100 km it is EUR 100. The amount is EUR 200 for participants from other European Countries than Germany and EUR 300 for participants from the rest of the world. If you have several films in the program, the travel allowance is limited to a maximum. The maximum travel allowance is EUR 300 for Germany, EUR 500 for other European Countries and EUR 700 for the rest of the world. The travel allowance cannot be paid in cash but will be transferred to the registered person after the festival.
- We cannot assume any costs for accommodation.