My work has been awarded multiple times in different kinds of categorie.

Award ceremony Childrens theatre award / Hamburger Kindertheaterpreis (Copyright: Esther Kaufmann)


“Bardo” (Copyright: Jan Wilde)
“Bardo” (Copyright: Jan Wilde)


  • Since 2008: short films shown at different international film festivals f.e. the Ambulart-Festival in South America, Internationales Filmfest Braunschweig, Filmfestival Alzey and the AeroeShortFilm in Ærøskøbing/Denmark
    2015 writers camp Autorencamp at the der Wendland Shorts film festival, honorable mention by the jury for my kids animation series “Bubbly Brains”
  • 2016 public funding by the Norwegian Film Fund for the kids animation series “Popcorn Pictures” by Sprocket
  • 2018 project funding by the Viborg Animation Workshops for the prototype of the app based kids animation series “Child and life” (with Kay Delventhal)
  • 2019 nominee for the Germanys Next Animation Talent Award at the International Trickfilmfestival Stuttgart
  • 2020 script funding within the 3×3 program of the MOIN film fund for the animation feature “Alias secret” (Production: Fabian und Fred)
(Copyright: Luaga und Losna)


(Copyright: WiFT / Catherine Lieser)

Interviews / Podcasts:

  • 2013 Interview in the TV show Literaturcocktail on TIDE TV by Cornelia Kirwald
  • 2019 Interview for the Inklucast by Christian Ohrens
  • 2020 Interview for the Hamburger Volkshochschule
  • 2020 Interview for the Zeitstiftung
  • 2021 Interview for the Podcast of Women in Film and Television

With Valentin Döring at the writers congress (Copyright: VS)


© Esther Kaufmann