BFFF 2015 Full Programme and Shortlist 2015 Released

by Michela Galante , AdForum

Showing over 100 of the latest curated fashion films, a full-day of talks by industry leaders and an evening of awards and bare skin

Berlin, May 27, 2015 - Berlin fashion Film Festival is releasing today its film shortlist 2015 and full 1-day programme, focused on industry professionals from the fashion, film, and advertising industries. The event, taking place at Astra Kulturhaus on June 5, is split into two parts: the BFFF Fashion Film Summit, from 9am till 5pm, and Award Show and After-Show Party - co-powered by Tinder from 8.30pm till 2am.

From the 734 submissions this year, over 100 fashion films will feature at the BFFF Fashion Film Summit; including those from established international fashion houses such as Fendi and Dior who feature the likes of Marion Cotillard, Natalie Portman and Eva Padberg, as well as influential film talent such as Park Chan-Wook, Bruno Avellain and Anton Corbijn. In addition to the four screenings, creative industry professionals will be leading talks, case studies as well as panel discussions.

To highlight the rise in fashion film, Charlotte La Salle from NOWNESS will discuss the importance of short films in building brand image and its growing importance in brand’s communication strategy. Mill+ Creative Director Carl Addy will discuss Visual Effects Within Fashion, showcasing a range of work from augmented reality to in-show graphics, whereas Ms. Anne Coté and Jeremy Hofmeister Lynn from VCCP will explore the challenges of going from global to local, using as an example Converse’s Made by You campaign.

PRETTYBIRD’s Executive Producer/Head of Production Margo Mars will walk through the challenges and opportunities of engaging with consumers in new and exciting ways, using the latest cutting-edge technologies for creative communication. Lastly, the panel discussion held by Whitelodge’s Stephen Whelan, Selfridges’ Kathryn Ferguson and i-D Germany’s Alexandra Bondi de Antoni and Sebastian Hennecke and led by ZDF’s Heiko Kunzman will tackle The Status Quo and Future of Branded Content / Fashion Film.

The BFFF Awards will complete the day with this year’s twelve jury members, including Shaway Yeh - Group Style Editorial Director of Modern Media, Adriano Alarcon - Senior Art Director of FCB Brasil, David Danesi - Founder & CEO of Digital District and Alexandra Bondi de Antoni - Editor-in-Chief i-D Germany, awarding the best fashion film productions. The 16 awards categories range from Best Direction and Cinematography to Best Major Brand and Best Local Production, with Red Digital Cinema sponsoring the prize for Best Emerging Talent.

The evening will continue with this year’s fashion act, in collaboration with director Michael Venus and actor Samuel Weiss, and the BFFF After-Show Party - co-powered by Tinder, with music by NORR and Zosse Records.

Important Information:

Shortlist file: link

Full programme available on:

Date: June 5th, 2015

Location: Astra Kulturhaus, Revaler Str. 99, 10245 Berlin


BFFF Fashion Film Summit - 9am till 5pm
BFFF Award Show - 8.30pm till 11:30pm
BFFF After-Show Party - co-powered by Tinder - 11pm till 2am


Tickets for the entire event: available now
Tickets for the BFFF Award Show and BFFF After-Show Party only: available from June 1
Tickets for the BFFF After-Show Party only: available from June 1

All tickets purchasable online at

About Berlin fashion Film Festival:

Berlin fashion Film Festival is an intimate experience for creatives from the film, advertising and fashion industries. The event takes place once a year in Berlin and sees thought-leaders and creative professionals come together to be presented and awarded for the best fashion film productions. Focusing on promoting and recognising creative talent, since 2012 BFFF has been connecting production companies, creative agencies and film directors with fashion brands, clients and press.

Press Contact:

Niccolò Montanari
Tel. +49 176 30 32 46 92


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