Hessischer Film- und Kinopreis

The Hessian Film and Cinema Award is organized annually in October at the Alte Oper by the Hessischen Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst together with the HessenFilm und Medien GmbH (websites in German only). Prizes are awarded in the categories Feature Film, Documentary Film, Screenplay, Short Film, University Graduation Film, Special Jury Prize, Hessian Cinema Culture Prize Commercial Cinemas and Hessian Cinema Culture Prize Municipal Cinemas. They are endowed with a total of 248,500 euros. Since 2007, the Hessian Television Award has been presented by the Intendant of Hessischer Rundfunk in the categories of Best Actress and Best Actor. The prize is unendowed, as is the Honorary Award of the Minister President of Hesse for special achievements and merits in the film and TV sector. Since 2017, the Hessian Newcomer Award has also been presented by the Minister of Arts and Culture.

Additional information on the jury and the prizes can be found in German at Hessischer Film- und Kinopreis.