Bergamo Film Meeting

Golden Rosa Camuna [Winner] (2000)


Otomo (1999)

Berlin International Film Festival

Golden Berlin Bear [Nominee] (2014)

Best Short Film

Three Stones for Jean Genet (2014)

Bratislava International Film Festival

Grand Prix [Nominee] (2000)


Otomo (1999)

Brussels International Film Festival

Crystal Star [Nominee] (2000)

Best European Feature

Otomo (1999)

CinEuphoria Awards

CinEuphoria [Winner] (2019)

Best Film - National Competition

Der Hauptmann (2017)

CinEuphoria [Nominee] (2019)

Best Film - International Competition

Der Hauptmann (2017)

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

Special Mention of the Jury [Winner] (1994)

International Competition

Am Strand von Merkela (1993)

German Film Awards

Film Award in Gold [Nominee] (2020)

Best Documentary (Bester Dokumentarfilm)

Schlingensief - In das Schweigen hineinschreien (2020)

Film Award in Gold [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Feature Film (Bester Spielfilm)

Der Hauptmann (2017)

German Film Critics Association Awards

German Film Critics Award [Winner] (1995)

Best Film (Bester Spielfilm)

Paul Bowles - Halbmond (1995)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

Tiger Award [Nominee] (2000)


Otomo (1999)

Stockholm Film Festival

iFestival Award [Nominee] (2014)


Three Stones for Jean Genet (2014)

Stockholm Film Festival Junior

Bronze Horse [Winner] (2013)

Best Film 13-16 Years

Motivation: "A touching, unpredictable and ... More

Motivation: "A touching, unpredictable and realistic story which makes the audience think. The actors are excellent and the characters are well played which makes the relationship between the characters stand out and the story come together."


Weil ich schöner bin (2012)

Vancouver International Film Festival

Diversity in Spirit Award [Winner] (2000)


Otomo (1999)

Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth

Children's Jury Main Prize [Nominee] (2013)

Best Feature Film for Youth

Weil ich schöner bin (2012)

Golden Slipper [Nominee] (2013)

Best Feature Film for Youth

Weil ich schöner bin (2012)