Graduation Series has been selected for “Best Overall Script” at the Oaxaca Filmfest 2019 in Mexico

Congratulations to MA Serial Storytelling alumna Marina Bendocchi-Alves for making it to the finals of Oaxaca Filmfest’s screenplay competition. Her ifs graduation series GIVE ME THAT BECKY has been selected for “Best Overall Script” and is amongst the TOP TEN projects competing for the “Best Surreal TV Pilot” award. The renowned Central American film festival […]

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Il Busto Della Corte

  Il Busto Della Corte Short film project of the ifs internationale filmschule köln | 5th semester Germany 2019  | 8 min. | Experimental Film A pretty opera premiere leads to a social faux pas. Crew Screenwriting: Antonia Uhl Directing:Antonia Uhl, Florian von Leitner Production: Florian von Leitner DoP: Pasindu Goldmann Editing: Marius Schaaf Production […]

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AUSSTERBEN

  AUSSTERBEN Short film project of the ifs internationale filmschule köln | 5th semester Germany 2019  | 14:20 min. | socialdrama A night in Frankfurt – amid the city lights a son and his father stroll through the streets to celebrate the birthday of their alcoholic friend Joshi. In an alcoholic intoxication the father and […]

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Die Räuber

  Die Räuber Short film project of the ifs internationale filmschule köln | 5th semester Germany 2019  | 11:10 min. | feature film Two brothers take a random detour into the night to recharge their car’s battery while old conflicts arise. Crew Directing/Screenwriting: Björn Grzemba Production: Mike Fuhrmann DoP: André Becker Editing: Patrick Hanemann Cast […]

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ifs film “LABEL ME” nominated for First Steps Award

Congratulations. The ifs graduation film “LABEL ME“ (Director/Screenplay: Kai Kreuser, Production: Jenny Lorenz-Kreindl, Sonja Keßler, DoP: Malte Hafner, Editing/Sounddesign: Tabea Hannappel) is nominated for the First Steps Award this year. In the category Medium-length feature film, “LABEL ME” competes with 5 other films for the prize endowed with 15,000 euros. In the drama “LABEL ME” […]

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Graduation film at the LGBT film festival »Outfest« in LA

The graduation film »LABEL ME« (Kai Kreuser (R/D), Jenny Lorenz-Kreindl (P), Sonja Keßler (P), Malte Hafner (K), Tabea Hannappel (S/SD)) celebrates its international premiere at the LGBT film festival »Outfest« in Los Angeles. In the drama »LABEL ME« the relationship between the heterosexual Syrian Waseem and his German suitor Lars is clearly regulated. While the […]

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10.07.: Final Presentation MA Serial Storytelling

Ten authors* from nine countries have researched and developed classic and innovative forms of serial storytelling in the ifs’ international Master’s programme Serial Storytelling over the past two years. On 10.07. the students of the 3rd year presented their master’s projects and other serial projects, which were developed in common Writers’ Rooms, to an industry […]

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»Open Day« 2019

Open day at the ifs: On 6 July 2019, visitors received an insight into the study and further education programs offered by ifs: students from the current years and alumni presented examples of work from the individual programs. In discussions with lecturers, students, alumni and the ifs team, visitors were able to obtain comprehensive information […]

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Master’s Project: The Last Fix

The Last Fix Master’s Project 2019 – MA Serial Storytelling by Natalie Thomas Genre: Drama Format: 13 x 52 minutes Tagline »All in a hard life’s work.« Logline Along with a team of fiercely determined social workers, workaholic Liz Conner strives to help drug addicts – no matter the cost. Synopsis No one needs to […]

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Master’s Project: Killer Mom

Killer Mom Master’s Project 2019 – MA Serial Storytelling by Ljubica Luković Genre: Black Comedy Format: 8 x 30 minutes Tagline »Murder, mayhem, and morning sickness.« Logline A young woman struggles to live her best life while juggling unexpected pregnancy and her job as a contract killer. Synopsis Bella is an up-and-coming contract killer, who […]

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Master’s Project: Occupied

Occupied Master’s Project 2019 – MA Serial Storytelling by Matija Dragojević  Genre: Sci-fi / Comedy Format: 8 x 30 minutes Tagline »One body. Three assholes.« Logline In the near future, where body renting is possible, two people double-book the body of a small-time crook and are now forced to struggle with the numerous problems he […]

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Master’s Project: Enjoy Your Stay

Enjoy Your Stay Master’s Project 2019 – MA Serial Storytelling by Marina Cardozo Genre: Comedy Format: 13 x 25 minutes Tagline »Hospitality at its finest. Or almost.« Logline A reckless young Brazilian lies her way into a job at a Cologne hotel, where she constantly gets in trouble with her rule-loving German boss. With the […]

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