April 28, 2017 is the big day: The DEUTSCHER FILMPREIS (German Film Award) will be awarded in various categories in the Palais am Funkturm in Berlin. Filmmakers and distribs had until end of October to submit their projects. Film screenings will begin soon, and with them the process of deciding who has a shot at the German version of the Oscars.
PANTAFLIX is proud to support the GERMAN FILM ACADEMY and offer all voters an exclusive alternative to the usual DVD booklet. As official VoD delivery platform of the German Film Awards, pantaflix.com will available to all academy members to screen the nominees and vote on the winners of the GERMAN FILM AWARD, the gold LOLA.
This delivery form offers several advantages to the jury. For the first time in the history of the GERMAN FILM AWARD, the jury can now screen films in 5.1 sound and HD quality, and access the film catalogue via mobile devices at any time and place thanks to the iOS app launched in December. In addition, PANTAFLIX offers rights holders state-of-the-art security thanks to the latest DRM standard copy protection.
The LOLA has been one of the most important German film awards since 1951, with one of the highest cash prizes for films and filmmakers. The winners are selected by the approx. 1700 members of the GERMAN FILM ACADEMY, recruited from all artistic film professions.