Last Thursday saw the Porsche Awards 2019 land in London. The awards ceremony was held at the Curzon Cinema in Soho, only the second time it has been hosted in the UK since 2016. The event was jointly organised by the NFTS and Germany’s Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg (FABW), two of the world's leading film, games and television schools.

In total, 92 young filmmakers from eleven countries submitted their entries for this year’s Porsche Awards.

Congratulations to the winners listed below:


1st Prize (€3,911): Nikolas Meyberg | Brothers | Lazi Akademie, Germany

2nd Prize (€2,911): Daniel Eceolaza | The Chase | Germany

3rd Prize (€1,911): Magali Herzog and Miguel Schmid | Small Talk | Germany


1st Prize (€3,911): Pascal Schelbli | The Beauty | FABW (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg), Animation Institute, Germany

2nd Prize (€2,911): Timm Völkner | Aura | FABW (Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg), Germany

3rd Prize (€1,911): Benjamin Leichtenstern | Made for Strength | HFF Munich (University of Television and Film), Germany

NFTS Director Jon Wardle commented: “London is one of the world’s most important advertising film centres and the NFTS is delighted to have been involved in bringing the Porsche Awards to the capital once again. It has been a thrilling ride witnessing the work of the next generation of emerging film talent in advertising. At the NFTS, many students who graduate from our Directing Commercials Diploma go on to work on ad campaigns across the globe. We are proud to play our part in developing the raw talent and skills required in an ever changing industry.” 

Last places remain on the NFTS Directing Commercials Diploma for a January 2020 start.

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