DFFB screenwriting alumnus Paul Salisbury and directing alumnus David Nawrath have been nominated for the 2016 German Screenplay Prize for “Atlas”.
The Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media recognises unpublished screenplays every year through the German Screenplay Prize. It is the most important national award for screenwriters, and also offers the highest cash prize. The nomination comes with a 5,000 € cash award.
On 12th February 2016, the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media will announce the winner of the 2016 German Screenplay Prize within the context of the Berlinale reception organised by the Screenwriters Guild of Germany (VDD). The Gold Screenplay Prize is endowed with 10,000 € prize money. In addition, the winner of the Gold Screenplay Prize may apply for funding assistance of up to 20,000 Euro to further develop the prizewinning screenplay.