Awards in the Encounters section

Festival photos from previous years

Until 2024 a three-person jury presents the following prizes for the Encounters section:

  • Award for Best Film
  • Award for Best Director
  • Special Jury Award

Each winner received a golden bear plaque as their trophy.

Appointed by the Artistic Director, the jury included directors, actors and producers as well as writers and artists.

Award Winners from all festival years are available in the archive.