Entries for REC 2017

Now entries can be made for the REC Filmfestival 2017

For REC – Internationales junges Filmfestival young filmmakers age 16 to 27 can submit films (filmmakers age 6 to 15 can submit at REC for Kids). All topics, genres and length of films are allowed. Deadline for entries is the 30th of June 2017.

Further information: Submit 2017

Impressions – REC 2016

REC for Kids

REC for Kids

REC for Kids

REC for Kids

Opening ceremony with the mayor Angelika Schöttler

REC Internationales junges Filmfestival

Jury REC Internationales junges Filmfestival:
Christin Rössler, Kordula Hildebrandt, Matthias Heeder

Animation workshop with Studio DA and Zuckerwattenkrawatten-Kreativstudio

Workshop with participants of mediacenters from twin towns of Tempelhof-Schöneberg

The team of Studio DA at the entrance of the ufaFABRIK

The foyer of the cinema

Awarding ceremony:
Joscha Stracke, Detlef Fluch and councilman Oliver Schworck

 Awarding ceremony – the jury of „REC for Kids“
Jürgen Macpolowski, Julia Ziegler, André Hörmann

Awarding ceremony
REC Internationales junges Filmfestival

The winners of the Golden Clip
Friday Opabajo, Mark Künkler and Joris van Dael (KIDSCAM, Belgium)

Awarding ceremony – acknowledgement to the ufaFABRIK and the NUSZ
Reinhilde Godulla, Detlef Fluch, Renate Wilkenning, Joscha Stracke

And that was it for 2016, almost…

But then we recieved this „thank you“-photo from Hannes and Franz, the winners of the Silver Clip for „Simply the Worst“

REC 2016 – Awards

And soon 4 days of festival have passed, 59 films were shown, 3 interesting workshops were given, Studio DA and the Zuckerwattenkrawatten-Kreativstudio even produced a film during the festival, youth from mediacenters of seven twin towns from Berlin Tempelhof-Schöneberg were guests and of course lots of filmmakers. And now the jurys made their decisions:

REC for Kids
In the jury were: Julia Ziegler, Andrè Hörmann, Jürgen Macpolowski

The golden Clip: „Super-Glue“
The silver Clip: „Neue Heimat Berlin – Die Turnhalle“
Honorary mentionings went to:
„There is a whole forest inside me“
„Une journée comme les autres“

REC Internationales junges Filmfestival
In the jury were: Matthias Heeder, Kordula Hildebrandt Christin Rössler

The Doku-Clip (given by the „International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film“) went to:
„Jag känner dig, Hans“

A golden Clip: „A good Christian“
A golden Clip: „Die Kunst, meine Familie und ich.“
The silver Clip: „Simply the worst“
Honorary mentionings went to:
„Saturday Session“
„What happens in your brain if you hear a German word like …?“
„Inklutanten 3“

REC 2016 – the program

The 25th REC-Filmfestival will take place again in the wonderful „ufaFabrik“ in Berlin-Tempelhof from the

14th to 18th of September 2016

More than 500 films from 35 countries were submitted, that’s about 80 hours of video. For our program we selected 59 films from 14 countries.

Here you can download the detailed program: REC Filmfestival 2016 – program english

At a glance:
REC Internationales junges Filmfestival (competition: films from youth, age 16 to 27)
Wednesday, 6 p.m. (afterwards: Opening ceremony)
Thursday + Friday, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.

REC for Kids (competition: films from kids, age 6 to 15)
Wednesday to Friday, 9:00 a.m.:  for visitors from 6 to 10
Wednesday to Friday, 11:00 a.m.:  for visitors from 11 to 15

Wednesday, 8:15 p.m.: Opening ceremony

Saturday, 2 p.m.: Family program
Saturday, 4 p.m.: Awarding ceremony, the jury will present the Golden and Silver Clips. And the „International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film“ will give the „Doku-Clip“ for the best documentary.
(afterwards: screening of the awarded films)

Beside the film program there will be interesting workshops:
„Professional Steadycam“ (staged by CIMDATA)
„International Exchange with films from twin towns“
„Do it yourself – Animation for kids“ (staged by Studio DA and the Zuckerwattenkrawatten-Kreativstudio)

Here you will find more information about the workshops, the jury, the tickets and the venue.


REC 2016 – more than 500 entries

The deadline for entries had been on the 19th of June 2016.
We have received more than 500 films from more than 20 countries.
Now we are selecting the films for the program. Midst of July we will publish here the program of the REC-Filmfestival 2016.


The REC-Filmfestival will take place again in the wonderful „ufaFabrik“ in Berlin-Tempelhof from the

14th to 18th of September 2016

REC 2016

Now we have the date for the next REC-Filmfestival:
14th to 18th of September 2016
Again it takes place in the wonderful „ufaFabrik“ in Berlin-Tempelhof.
We are looking forward to receive your films! Here you will find further information:
Submit 2016

And here is our Flyer for the REC Filmfestival 2016 (German and English):
REC Filmfestival Flyer 2016

The deadline for entries is the 19th of June 2016.


Awards Ceremony!

Yesterday the last films were shown in the competition. In this moment the jury-members of our two festival categories are deliberating about the winners. At 4pm they will be announced at UfaFabrik!

The awards are proclaimed. Here you will find a list of the awarded films

Here you will find some impressions of the festival. A video made by Phillip Oliver Gordziel und Susanne Schmidt (trainees at the CIMDATA academy): REC-impressions

The next REC-Filmfestival will take place from the 14th to the 18th of September 2016
It will be the 25th REC-Filmfestival! Submit your films now!


After the first films of the „REC for kids“ section we will continue with the program for the older ones this afternoon. We sincerely want to invite you to the opening ceremony at 8.30 pm.

The program 2015

We made it!

This year we needed some more time for the selection, because we received a lot more entries than 2014. This year it was more than 550 entries from 34 countries, in total that was about 85 hours playtime.

For the competition we now selected 64 films from 21 countries. Here you can download the program: REC Filmfestival 2015 – program english

The festival starts at the 30th of September 2015 at the ufaFabrik!
Further information you will find here:
Festival 2015
Workshops 2015
Jury 2015
Festival venue