New Festival-BOX Enables Interactive Participation, and Video on Demand Streaming Is on Offer to Journalists and Industry Professionals

Lübeck, 31.10.12 – The new Festival-BOX is rendering its services throughout this year’s Nordic Film Days Lübeck as of 31. October 2012 at CineStar Filmpalast Stadthalle in Lübeck, one of the festival cinemas. Created in a joint initiative by the festival and conegge Film!, the interactive film box can be used by all festival guests throughout the 54. Nordic Film Days Lübeck from 31.10. to 04.11.12.Individuals, couples and even larger groups can take a seat in the box and record messages for other guests or comment on the festival by video statement.

After they have been uploaded, the videos can be viewed on the Nordic Film Days YouTube channel, linked to the festival website at Festival guests can also print out a souvenir photo directly at the Festival-BOX, or send it to friends by e-mail. This year’s Festival-Trailer 2012 was also recorded in the box, and has been running in cinemas in Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein since mid-October. The Festival-BOX is financed by the Lübeck-based enterprises Colibri, JessenLenz, Betten Struve, Das kleine KRA – Schmuck heute, sitz-art, Skanbo, Abessa Kaffee Welt and the advertising agency RESULTED, all of whom are long-standing supporters of cultural projects.

Another novelty at the 54. Nordic Film Days Lübeck is the offer directed at accredited journalists and industry professionals to view festival films as a “Video on Demand” stream. To realize this, the festival is cooperating with the Potsdam-based company FilmConfect AG (, which offers made-to-measure entertainment to a selected audience via internet-based film portals, as well as distributing Scandinavian films via the DVD label “Nordic Watching”. Another co-operation partner is the Lübeck-based company JessenLenz (, a well-known high quality IT service provider.

The VoD-Bar is situated directly adjacent to festival cinema CineStar Filmpalast Stadthalle (Eiscafé San Marco, Mühlenbrücke) and is operational throughout the 54. Nordic Film Days Lübeck from 31.10. to 04.11.12.

Opening times, VoD-Bar
Wed. 31.10.: 2 to 7pm
Thurs. 1.11. to Sat. 3.11.: 10am to 7pm
Sun. 4.11., 10am to 5pm

Tickets for the festival films and further information on the programme at the 54. Nordic Film Days Lübeck are available at:


Silke Lehmann
Robin Schmeck
Charlotte Gondolf
Press and Publicity
Nordic Film Days Lübeck
Schildstr. 12
23559 Lübeck
Tel.: 0451-122 1455