21 YEARS The Golden City Gate

The International Film- Print- MultiMedia Competition during ITB Berlin


The deadline for all entries is now over and we are focusing on the jury evaluation. All entries are currently being evaluated and the resultswill be published during ITB Berlin, starting March 9 at the Exhibitor List of The Golden City Gate of ITB BERLIN NOW 2021, as well as on our Facebook channel and our website"The Golden City Gate".

20 Jahre DGS


The 21st edition of The Golden City Gate will be held in March 2021 during ITB Berlin. For this purpose, we created a special logo that stands for the long history of the Tourism- Film- Print and Multimedia Award.

The international tourism film-print-multimedia competition "The Golden City Gate" is cooperating with the largest European tourism travel broadcaster "Sonnenklar TV", starting in July 2020.

  • “The Golden City Gate”

    is the creative and innovative expression of the tourism industry. Since 2001 it takes place during ITB in Berlin as an international tourism film and multimedia competition.

  • The Competition

    presents films of various categories. The submissions reach international professional experts from different states, countries, cities, hotels and national and international tourism associations, as well as trade show visitors interested in tourism.

  • The Judging

    is pursued by an international panel of jury in the areas of concept and creativity, information value, visual performance, cut, music, language, design, emotion, harmony. Even the interactivity of the websides is considered.

  • The Best Submissions

    in each category are awarded with city gates in gold, silver and bronze. The world - wide coveted diamond award of the media competition The Golden City Gate will also be awarded for the best contributions of all categories every year.

  • The Jury

    consists of 45 specialists of the following fields: tourism-, city-, hotel marketing, film, IT, public relations, music, advertising, design, also ministers, ambassadors and public institutions. The accurate choice of the judges guarantees a professional and diversifi ed spectrum of expertise in order to obtain a professional and objective rating.

  • The Award Ceremony

    takes place with guests from many nations, during the ITB-Berlin every year in March.

  • Honorary President

    Honorary President of the Jury is: Regine Sixt

  • Official Patron

    Official patron of the competition is the FEDERAL ASSOCIATION OF GERMAN FILM AND AV PRODUCERS e.V. in Wiesbaden.

What is "The Golden City Gate" in a few words?

Diamond Award Winner 2018 - Route of Fate (Catalunya)

Diamond Award Winner 2019 - Visit Abu Dhabi

Best Films in 2020 - The Diamond Award:

Due to the ITB cancellation, we could not elect the Diamond Award winner in 2020. The next 2 films represent the highest rated films in the 2020th competition.

The next award ceremony is expected to take place during ITB 2021. More information will be published as soon as we can foresee the upcoming planning activities.

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