PT_05-2  –  10/2018

16th Tegernsee Mountain Film Festival:

Facts, Figures and Dates

Date:                                 17 to 21 October 2018

Hosts and Partners:     City of Tegernsee, Bayerischer Rundfunk (Bavarian Public Broadcasting), Deutscher Alpenverein (German Alpine Club), Tegernseer Tal Tourismus GmbH (Tegernsee Tourism), Bergfilmfreunde Tegernsee e.V. (Tegernsee Friends of Mountain Film)

 Festival Director:          Michael Pause (former deskman and line producer at
                                         Bayerischer Rundfunk)

Main Sponsors:             Bergzeit, Quartier Tegernsee, E-Werk Tegernsee, Petzl, Hotel Der Westerhof, Das Werk

 Supported by:               Bayerische Staatsregierung, (Bavarian State Government), District of Upper Bavaria, FFF Bayern (Bavarian Film & TV Funding Corporation)

Viewers:                          approx. 6,000 viewers

Films Submitted:           165 productions from 18 countries, 93 of these screened, 85 running for competition

 Screenings:                    Wednesday from 8 pm in five venues, Thursday, Friday and Saturday in six venues (Barocksaal, Ludwig-Thoma-Saal, Medius, Quirinal, Schalthaus,             

                                       Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:
                                          9.30 am children’s cinema at Ludwig-Thoma-Saal;
                                         From 12 noon and from 4 pm nonstop programme at Schalthaus;
                                         5 and 8 pm screenings with live hosts

                                        10 am and 1.30 pm nonstop programme at Schalthaus;
                                         3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 pm screenings with live host;

                                        From 9.30 am: matinée with winning films at Ludwig-Thoma-Saal

Prizes:                              Great Prize by the City of Tegernsee
                                          Prize by the German Alpine Club for the Best Alpine Film in the Category “Mountain Experience”
                                           Bergzeit Prize for the Best Film in the Category “Mountain Nature”                                               
                                           Prize for the Best Film in the Category “Mountain Life”, presented by the Tegernseer Erdgas-Versorgungsgesellschaft mbH. & Co. KG                                   
                                           Dr. Otto Guggenbichler Prize for a Junior Film Maker (sponsored by the Guggenbichler Family and AmbulantesBeinCentrum München)
                                           Bayern 2 Audience Prize
                                           Prize for the Best Young Audience Mountain Film

Jury 2018:                       Susan Gluth (Germany), Christine Kopp (Switzerland), Carla Braun-Elwert (New Zealand), Dr. Michael Bilic (Austria) and Sebastian Marseiler (Italy)                           

Video Room:                  Friday and Saturday, 2 to 7 pm, on the first floor of the Rathaus (town hall). Open to journalists and film makers.

Festival Forum:             “Gipfeltreff” (Summit Meeting) at the Rathaus. Meeting point, box office, information and vending stalls, drinks and snacks, bouldering, wine and cheese tasting

Programme/Tickets:    Online at or from Tourist-Information Tegernsee, Hauptstr. 2, 83684 Tegernsee, Germany, phone +49-8022/92738-60.
Also online at,, from all Tourist Information Centres in the Tegernsee Valley and from München Ticket vendors.

Festival Office:               Internationales Bergfilm-Festival Tegernsee
                                           Rathausplatz 1
                                           83684 Tegernsee
                                          Tel. +49-8022/1801-37 or 53