The Independent Days Filmfest awards in 11 categories - 10 awards are being chosen by the festival jury, 1 award is strictly up to the audience. The awards come along with a total price money of €13,000.

Please find the winner list of INDEPENDENT DAYS|20th International Filmfestival Karlsruhe here. Congratulations to all Award Winners!

Movie award of the Cultural Foundation Sparkasse Karlsruhe

We are glad to introduce the film award of the Cultural Foundation Sparkasse Karlsruhe that comes along with 2,500 for "Best Film" in the category "Low-Budget".


Film Award of the City of Karlsruhe

This Award, our awaits the Winner of "Best Film" chosen by the audience. It comes along with a prize money of €1,500 and our award trophy KARLINA.

Special Awards

Furthermore, the Independent Days Filmfest awards in the following categories:

  • Newbie Award for best first time director sponsored by KMK
  • Female Award for best female director sponsored by the City of Karlsruhe
  • Indie Award for best feature film sponsored by IAVF
  • Best Short Shortfilm (5 minutes or less) sponsored by BNN
  • Roncalli-Forum Award
  • Best Actor Award sponsored by VOLLACK
  • Best Actress Award sponsored by VOLLACK
  • Die Kleine ID
  • Film Music Composers Award



The Independent Days International Filmfest (IDIF) is an IMDb award listing qualifier!