Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis

- award categories fiction (up to 7 minutes and 7-30 minutes), animated film,  
  experimental film, documentary film (each up to 30 minutes), special award (30-78 
- films can be recommended for the German Short Film Award by German film institutions
  and members of the juries
- extensive rules:

Awarding Ceremony:
- alternately organized by the German film academies
- takes place in autumn

more info: