2019 – 17th Tegernsee Internat. Mountain Film Festival – Press Release2 – May/2019
17th Tegernsee International Mountain Film Festival:
Facts and Figures
Date: 16 to 20 October 2019
Hosts and Partners:
City of Tegernsee, Bayerischer Rundfunk, (Bavarian Broadcasting), Deutscher Alpenverein (German Alpine Club), Tegernseer Tal Tourismus GmbH (Tegernsee Tourism), Bergfilmfreunde Tegernsee e.V. (Tegernsee Friends of Mountain Film);
Quartier Tegernsee, E-Werk Tegernsee,, Hotel Der Westerhof, das werk
Bayerische Staatsregierung, Bezirk Oberbayern (Bavarian State Government, District of Upper Bavaria), FFF Bayern (Bavarian Film & TV Funding Corporation);
approx. 6,000 viewers
Films Submitted in 2018:
187 productions from 23 countries, 86 of these screened, 83 running for competition;
Wednesday from 8 pm in 5 venues, Thursday, Friday and Saturday in 6 venues (Barocksaal, Ludwig-Thoma-Saal, Medius, Quirinal, Schalthaus, Sporthalle);
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 host in all venues;
Saturday: 10 am and 1.30 pm Nonstop Programme at Schalthaus; 3, 4, 5, 7 pm and 8 pm screenings with live host at all venues; 7 pm Final Celebration and Conferring of Prizes at Barocksaal.
Sunday: From 9.30 am: matinee with winning films at Ludwig-Thoma-Saal and Schalthaus.
Event programme and ticket sales from the beginning of September 2019.
Great Prize by the City of Tegernsee (3,000 €);
Prize by the German Alpine Club for the Best Alpine Film in the Category “Mountain Experience” (1,000 €);
Prize by Bergzeit for the Best Film in the Category “Mountain Nature” (1,000 €);
Prize for the Best Film in the Category “Mountain Life”, (sponsored by the Tegernseer Erdgas-Versorgungsgesellschaft mbH. & Co. KG) (1,000 €);
Dr. Otto Guggenbichler Prize for a Junior Film Maker (sponsored by the Guggenbichler Family and AmbulantesBeinCentrum München) (1,000 €);
Special Prize for Most Outstandig Camera Work (1,000 €) (sponsored by Rotary-Club Tegernsee);
Special Prize for the Special Film (1,000 €) (sponsored by Rotary-Club Tegernsee);
Bayern 2 Audience Prize (radio network Bayern 2) (1,000 €);
Small Mountain Film Festival Prize for the Best Young Audience Mountain Film (500 €).
Susan Gluth (Germany), Christine Kopp (Switzerland),Carla Braun-Elwert (New Zealand), Dr. Michael Bilic (Austria) and Sebastian Marseiler (Italy).
Festival Forum at the Rathaus. Meeting point, box office, information and vending stalls, drinks and snacks, Bouldering; wine and cheese tasting.
Internationales Bergfilm-Festival Tegernsee
Tel. +49-8022/1801-37 or -53