UVA – Department of German Studies – Film Festival


U.Va. German Film Contest 2015

Film Submission Guidelines


  • Films may not exceed three minutes in length.
  • Films must be made exclusively by high school or college/university students, without outside help.
  • Films must be in German.
  • All themes are permitted, as long as the film meets the standards for a G-rating (see below):

A G-rated motion picture

  • is appropriate for a general audience, which may include young children.
  • contains no strong language, nudity, sex, or drug usage. Violence is minimal.

Format: please use a good-quality DVD


  • All films must be clearly labeled with the names of the film-maker(s), their school or university, current year in school or university, contact information (email and phone number), and film title. Any unlabeled films will be discarded.

Please submit your film, postmarked no later than March 15, 2015, to Cora Schenberg at

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

University of Virginia

P.O. Box 400125

Charlottesville, VA 22904-4125