»Promise« worthy of an award – ifs films successfully on the road

»Promise« has won the Audience Award in the “Cologne Window” section of the KFFK Short Film Festival Cologne. Subsequently »Promise« – together with »Refugium« – was also shown in Morocco at the International Festival of Film in Tetouan, where it was awarded the prize for the best documentary film. Congratulations! The animated film »Spider Jazz« […]

Cologne Design Prize 2018 for ifs graduation film

At the Kölner Design Preis / Toby E. Rodes Award 2018 the director and VFX artist Mick Mahler was awarded 2nd prize for his graduation film »Rocket Roaches« at the ifs internationale filmschule köln (author/director/VFX: Mick Mahler, production: Cedric Engels, camera: Sabine Stephan, editing: Jeannine Compère, sound design: Friederike Dörffler). The prize is endowed with […]

Hofer Filmtage: Graduation film nominated three times for the Promotion Prize, Gold Prize and Picture-Art Prize

This year’s International Hofer Film Days (23-28 October) will start on 23 October. Two films from the ifs internationale filmschule köln will also be screened this year: the feature film »Der Schrei« and the short film »Keine Herrenjahre«. »Der Schrei« (Director & Screenplay: Bünyamin Musullu, Production: Charly Hoffmann, Cinematography: Jannis Danikas, Editing & Sounddesign: Friederike […]

Shetani

  Shetani Project from the 3rd semester of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Germany 2018 | 19 Min. | Documentary More than 40 years ago, Mboro was commissioned to find the head of the Tanzanian resistance fighter Mangi Meli in Germany and bring it back to his homeland. Mangi Meli was hanged in 1900 by […]

LABEL ME

  Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Feature film | Drama | 60 min. Funding: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW No kissing. No passive penetration. For Waseem, the rules are clear: if he lets Lars pay him for sex, it’s only in a way he can somehow reconcile with his heterosexuality. On the […]

Red, Red, Red

  Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Feature film | Drama | 29 min. Funding: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW Felicia is about to get her first period; her mother drowns her marriage sorrows in red wine. The only bit of attention lies on her younger sister, who is having her first wobbly […]

Mono No Aware

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Feature film | Film Noir | 45 min. Georg lives with his family in a small town in the 21st century of the European West. The search for the murderer of his wife Johanna drives him mad. When Johanna appears to him to give him one […]

Klausentreiben

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Feature film | Psychothriller | 45 min. Funding: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW An icy mountain landscape, a gloomy village, a remote clinic. During her internship in a spiritual clinic in the Allgäu, the young psychology student Lea immerses herself in a mysterious world of unorthodox therapy […]

Im Dunkeln ist es wärmer

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Feature film | Coming of Age | 24 min. Levi is sitting in his favorite pub, drinking beer and waiting. For his ex-girlfriend to come. Tonight he will do everything better. But he waits in vain, and when she doesn’t come and the mysterious Marla appears […]

Rocket Roaches

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Live-action animated | science fiction comedy | 10 min. Earth has become uninhabitable. The remaining humans holed up and connected themselves to a virtual reality. To the delight of the cockroaches who have flourished ever since. When they build a rocket to fly to the moon […]

war scene

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Reconstruction of a historical war scenario 3D-Animation / FX-Simulation | 25 sec. Cologne, 6 March 1945, shortly before the end of the Second World War: An American Sherman tank drives towards the cathedral on the Heumarkt, is attacked with grenades and finally shot at the cathedral […]

Horst

Graduation film 2018 of the ifs internationale filmschule köln Feature Film | Black Comedy | 30 min. Lonesome Horst (74) is carrying his heavy grocery bags home as a confused old man collapses in his sight. Horst hurries to help, but the man dies on the spot. The grieving relatives, Elsa (42) and Volker (42), […]