Konrad Wolf Prize

Named after the film director and long-standing President of the East German Akademie der Künste, the Konrad Wolf Prize, amounting to 5,000 Euros, is awarded for outstanding artistic achievement in the fields of the performing arts as well as film and media art. The prize is awarded annually, alternating between the Performing Arts Section and the Film and Media Art Section, a jury consisting of members of the relevant Section deciding on the winner.

Laureates

1986  Walter Heynowski, Gerhard Scheumann
1987  Rainer Simon
1988  Ruth Berghaus
1989  Helke Misselwitz
1990  Heiner Carow, Wolfram Witt
1991  Katharina Thalbach
1992  Peter Konwitschny
1993  Margarethe von Trotta
1994  Jürgen Flimm
1995  Ken Loach
1996  Christoph Marthaler
1997  Volker Schlöndorff
1998  Michael Haneke
1999  Ula Stöckl
2000  Klaus Michael Grüber
2001  Agnès Varda
2002  Jossi Wieler
2003  Abbas Kiarostami
2004  Lars von Trier
2005  Andres Veiel
2006  Wolfgang Engel
2007  Edgar Reitz
2008  Simon McBurney
2009  Avi Mograbi
2010  Alvis Hermanis
2011  Béla Tarr
2012  Meg Stuart
2013  OSTKREUZ Agentur der Fotografen
2014  Jürgen Holtz
2015  Christoph Schlingensief / Opera Village Burkina Faso
2016  Nicola Hümpel / Nico and the Navigators