In the International Competition, a five-member jury awards the Hamburg Short Film Award, endowed with 3,000 euros, and the Deframed Award, endowed with 2,000 euros, to a film that deals with reality in a poetic, formal, analytical and unconventional way, ignoring all rules in a forward-looking way. It also awards the Hamburg candidate for the "European Short Film" award category of the European Film Academy. The Jury 2022 is:
He is a filmmaker based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Edwin studied film at the Jakarta Institute of Arts. His short “Kara, the Daughter of a Tree” became the first Indonesian film selected at Director's Fortnight in Cannes in 2005. His feature film debut ”Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly” got a Fipresci Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2009. “Postcards from the Zoo”, his second feature, was in competition at Berlinale 2012. His latest project, “Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash” won a Golden Leopard at Locarno Film Festival 2021.
Florian Fischer, born 1981 in Tübingen, studied communication design, photography and image science. He was a participant in the Werkleitz Media Master Class and Berlinale Talents. In 2017, he was a scholarship holder at the Villa Aurora in Los Angeles and currently works as an author and media artist in Leipzig and Hamburg. His film "Umbra" won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlinale 2019 and was screened in the German Competition of the Kurzfilm Festival Hamburg in the same year.
Since 2020, he is the Artistic Director of Haus der Kunst, Munich. He was formerly Senior Curator for International Art (Film) at Tate Modern, London, and curator at HangarBicocca, Milan. At Tate he launched and co-curated new exhibition formats, as the 2017 and 2018 Live Exhibition, the collection display and the live programme at the opening of the new building in 2016. His curatorial work is characterized by a focus on transdisciplinarity and subcultures.
She works with film as an interplay between cinematic traditions and installation art. Her films have screened at festivals including Toronto, Winterthur, Rotterdam and Durban, among others. Jyoti Mistry has been artist in residence at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam and the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and was a member of the International Short Film Jury at the 68th Berlinale. She is currently professor for film at the University of Gothenburg.
Caroline Monnet (Anishinaabe/French) is a multidisciplinary artist based in Montréal. She studied in Sociology and Communication at the University of Ottawa (Canada) and the University of Granada (Spain) before pursuing a career in visual arts and films. Her work has been programmed internationally at TIFF, Sundance, Rotterdam Film Festival, and Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, among others. In 2016, she was selected for the Cannes Film Festival Cinéfondation residency in Paris.
An overview of all awards of the festival can be found here.