Creative, inventive, courageous and assertive German Cinema is thriving by the work of individuals in the film industry, actresses/ actors, directors, etc. They are providing German movies with character and personality and for that the Portland German Film Festival has established 2 awards for individuals in the film industry.
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The selection criteria states that “the recipient should be one whose talent has in a fundamental way advanced the film art; whose accomplishment has been acknowledged by scholars, critics, professional peers and the general public; and whose work has stood the test of time.”
The 1st Portland German Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award was presented in 2014 to
PORTLAND GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL AWARD
The selection criteria states that “the recipient should be an extraordinary artist currently making a significant contribution to the art of the Moving Picture”.
The 1st Portland German Film Festival Award will be awarded in 2015 during the annual film festival.