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)

Festival Director:      Michael Pause

Exclusive Sponsor:    Bergzeit 

Main Sponsors:         Quartier Tegernsee, E-Werk Tegernsee, Hotel Der Westerhof, DAS WERK 

Grants from:             Bayerische Staatsregierung, Bezirk Oberbayern (Bavarian State Government, District of Upper Bavaria), FFF Bayern (Bavarian Film & TV Funding Corporation)

Viewers:                    approx. 6,000 viewers

Films Submitted        192 productions from 30 countries, 92 of these screened, 79
in 2019:                     running for competition

Screenings:               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: 11 am and 2 pm Nonstop Programme at Schalthaus,  3, 4, 5, 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

Prizes:                       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 €, sponsored by monte mare)

Jury 2019:              Linda Cottino (Italy), Lisa Röösli (Switzerland), Dagmar Steigenberger (Germany), Lisa Stolze (Austria) and Dr. Alexander Donev (Bulgaria)    

Summit Meeting:      Festival Forum at the Rathaus. Meeting point, box office, information and vending stalls, drinks and snacks, Bouldering; wine and cheese tasting.   Wednesday – Saturday 2 – 8 pm

Press Room:              From Thursday, 17 Oct., till Saturday, 19 Oct., there is a
      possibility for press representatives to view films beside of
      the official venues at Rathaus Tegernsee. Please contact the
      festival office.

Festival Office:          Internationales Bergfilm-Festival Tegernsee
Rathausplatz 1
83684 Tegernsee, Germany
Tel. +49(0)8022/1801-37 or -53