- Filmfest Dresden – International Short Film Festival (3,000 Euro)
- FILMKUNSTFEST MV in Schwerin (4,000 Euro)
- International Film Festival for Children and Young Audiences in Chemnitz (4,000 Euro)
- DOK Leipzig – International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film (4,000 Euro)
- Max Ophüls Prize Film Festival (4,000 Euro, until 2015)
It is the responsibility of the jury at the respective festivals to give the awards.