Filmtage der Nationen is an online festival for German and international films. We celebrate the power of film to bring together people of different cultures and backgrounds. Our goal is to showcase the best of contemporary cinema from around the world, with a focus on German films and filmmakers.
At Filmtage der Nationen, we believe that films have the potential to inspire, challenge, and transform audiences. We are committed to promoting diverse perspectives and voices, and providing a platform for filmmakers to share their stories and ideas with the world.
We accept submissions of feature-length and short films of all genres, including drama, comedy, documentary, animation, and experimental films. Films must have English subtitles for global audiences.
To submit your film, please fill out the online form on our website and include a link to your film on a secure online platform such as Vimeo, YouTube, or Dropbox. Submissions must be received by the deadline stated on our website.
Goals of the Festival
Our goals for Filmtage der Nationen are:
To showcase the best of contemporary cinema from around the world, with a focus on German films and filmmakers.
To promote diversity and inclusion in cinema and provide a platform for underrepresented voices and perspectives.
To create a welcoming and supportive community of filmmakers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts.
To promote dialogue and discussions about the power of film to inspire, challenge, and transform audiences.
Rules and Conditions
By submitting your film to Filmtage der Nationen, you give us permission to screen your film online during the festival and to use clips and images from your film for promotional purposes.
Films must be in German or have English subtitles.
Filmmakers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights and permissions for their films, including music and other copyrighted materials.
We are not responsible for loss or damage of films submitted to us.
All films submitted to us will be viewed and selected by our programming team. The programming team's decisions are final.
Selected filmmakers will be notified by email and asked to provide a high-resolution version of their film for online screening.
All selected films will be screened online during the festival and will be available for a limited time.
Filmmakers are responsible for ensuring that their films are visible online and have sufficient bandwidth for online screening.
Daniel Müller is a distinguished German entrepreneur, acclaimed for his contributions as the Founder and Director of Filmtage Der Nationen, a highly reputable online film festival based in Frankfurt, Germany. Born and raised in Frankfurt, Daniel's passion for the arts and film industry began at a young age. After successfully completing his studies in film and media studies, he embarked on his professional journey in the film industry, gaining significant experience in various roles including film editor, director, and producer.
As a fervent supporter of independent filmmakers, Daniel recognized the challenges that such filmmakers faced in promoting their work and reaching out to a wider audience. Driven by his passion for film and his desire to support independent filmmakers, Daniel established Filmtage Der Nationen in 2022, with the aim of creating a platform that showcases the work of talented independent filmmakers from all around the world.
As the Director of Filmtage Der Nationen, Daniel plays a pivotal role in overseeing the festival's programming, partnerships, and operations. Under his leadership, the festival has earned recognition for its commitment to promoting diverse voices and perspectives from around the world. Daniel works closely with his team to curate a compelling and varied lineup of films each year and has established enduring relationships with filmmakers, distributors, and industry professionals worldwide.
Filmtage Der Nationen has become a celebrated cultural event in Frankfurt, attracting film enthusiasts and industry professionals from all over the world, thanks to Daniel's vision, commitment, and leadership. As a passionate advocate for independent filmmaking and the power of film to connect people and communities, Daniel continues to drive the festival's growth and impact, and his work has significantly contributed to the development of the film industry in Frankfurt and beyond.