Ray Tracing in Nuke

  Ray Tracing in Nuke VFX graduation project 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Tom Küspert| Germany 2016 How film images are created in the computer – and why six months of working with a text editor can be a final project at a film school. In his Bachelor thesis, Tom Küspert dealt […]

Fotorealistischer Schmetterling / photorealistic butterfly

  Fotorealistischer Schmetterling / photorealistic butterfly VFX graduation project 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Jannika Eberhardt| Germany 2016 As a Bachelor thesis Jannika Eberhardt created a photorealistic butterfly in macro photography. She was responsible for all steps, from modeling and sculpting to texturing, shading and lighting/rendering. However, she did not animate the […]

VFX-Pitch of the feature film »Rewind«

VFX presentation of the feature film »Rewind« VFX graduation project 2017 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Matthias Backmann and Jannika Edler| Germany 2017 »Rewind« is a Pandora Film production – co-produced with Rommel Film, WDR and Arte and supported by ifs. Director is Johannes Sievert, ifs student Matthias Backmann not only worked as […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: City of Lion

City of Lion Graduation script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Sergej Waldrat | Germany 2016 short synopsis Ruben wants to be part of the elite, George wants to be a millionaire and Kolja wants to be a teacher. They are thieves. Professional thieves. Without money. With a dream. They want to go to […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: Wachsüchtig / Awake addicted

Wachsüchtig / Awake addicted Graduation Script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Felix Engstfeld | Germany 2016 short synopsis Novo (20) doesn’t want to sleep another second. After five years in a coma, he burns up in the urge to catch up on what he missed – and thereby threatens to completely lose […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: Symptom Mensch / Symptom Human

Symptom Mensch / Symptom Human Graduation script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Maximillian Lippemeier | Germany 2016 short synopsis A psychotherapist defies the rules of her world and treats a traumatized robot.   Synopsis The city of Bad Siemens is a paradise for robots who can live side by side with humans and […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: Puppenspieler, gute Nacht / Puppet Master, good night

Puppenspieler, gute Nacht / Puppet Master, good night Graduation script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Lisa Fechner | Germany 2016 short synopsis 1944. Wendel is twelve years old when he loses his best friend. Had he not been so cowardly, he could have prevented Richards (12) death. Blinded by the severity of his […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: Nordmonat / North Month

Nordmonat / North Month Graduation script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Sven Wartig | Germany 2016 short synopsis Liam becomes a berserk as soon as he falls asleep. His sleep disorder forces him to. As an aspiring policeman, however, he must not afford dark circles around his eyes or loss of control. At […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: Der leere Raum / The empty room

Der leere Raum / The empty room Graduation script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Jonas Heicks | Germany 2016 short synopsis When the astronaut Robin Steiger (36) is beaten shortly before his start to Mars by a random attack, he is faced with nothing. Searching for a sense in senselessness, Robin gets […]

Pitch Graduation Screenplay: Baba Nam Kebap

Baba Nam Kebap Graduation script 2016 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln by Julia Angerer-Zimth | Germany 2016 short synopsis The passionately critical Hedda has many fears and is not at all good at talking about her father Harry, a self-help bestseller author. After a long time, he suddenly reappears and persuades them to embark […]

»Der einsame Hof« plays in India

»Der einsame Hof« (R: C. Zipfel, P: D. Pennekamp, K: N. Peschel, S/SD: N. Bender) will be shown at the Pune International Film Festival in India (12. – 19.01.2017).

»Der einsame Hof« wins in Valencia

Congratulations: The ifs graduation film »Der einsame Hof« (R/B: Christian Zipfel, P: Daniela Pennekamp, K: Nino Peschel, E/S: Nathalie Bender) has cleared the »Best Picture« and »Best Music« categories at the La Cabina: Festival Internacional de Mediometrajes in Valencia.