The GWFF (German society for the administration of copyright or neighboring rights in audiovisual works) founded the “GWFF Best First Feature Award”. The award donated with € 50,000 was initiated by the GWFF and the Berlinale in 2006 and is shared between the director and the producer of a debut film in the sections Competition, Panorama, Generation, Perspektive Deutsches Kino and Forum. The “GWFF Best First Feature Award” is presented by a three-member jury during the Awards Ceremony in the Berlinale Palast. In addition to the prize money, the director of the winning film is given a high-quality viewfinder as a useful work tool.

GWFF - Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten mbH

Dr. Gertraude Müller-Ernstberger

Managing Director

Marstallstr. 8

80539 München