German Film Awards: 24 nominations for DFG-insured films

The nominations for the German Film Award have been made. A whole series of films insured by the DFG are taking part and, with 24 nominations, have a good chance of winning one or other Lolas on 3 May at the Palais am Funkturm in Berlin.

A prizewinner for a DFG-insured film has already been chosen, as Caroline Link will receive the prize for the German film of the year with the highest number of visitors: "Der Junge muss an die frische Luft" has attracted a good 3.4 million viewers to cinemas to date.

These are the nominations for the DFG-insured films:

Best feature film:

"25 km/h"
"Der Junge muss an die frische Luft"
"Styx"
"Transit"

Best children's and youth film:

"Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer"

Best leading actress:

Susanne Wolf, "Styx"

Best leading actor:

Jonas Dassler, "Der goldene Handschuh"

Best supporting actress:

Luise Heyer, "Der Junge muss an die frische Luft"
Margarethe Tiesel, "Der goldene Handschuh"

Best director:

Wolgang Fischer, "Styx"
Caroline Link, "Der Junge muss an die frische Luft"

Best script:

Ruth Toma, "Der Junge muss an die frische Luft"

Best camera/image design:

Judith Kaufmann, "Der Junge muss an die frische Luft"
Benedict Neuenfels, "Styx"

Best film editing:

Monika Willi, "Styx"

Best set design:

Tamo Kunz, "Der goldene Handschuh"
Matthias Müsse, "Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer"

Best costume design:

Karin Aschendorf "Der goldene Handschuh"

Best make-up:

Maike Heinlein, Daniel Schröder, Lisa Edelmann, "Der goldene Handschuh"

Best soundtrack:

Hochzeitskapelle, "Wackersdorf"
Ralf Wengenmayr, Marvin Miller, "Ballon"

Best sound design:

Dominik Schleier, Christian Conrad, Martin Steyer, "Transit"
Andreas Turnwald, Uwe Dresch, Andre Zimmermann, Tobias Fleig, "Styx"
Roland Winke, Christian Bischoff, Chrissy Rebay, "Ballon"