Graduate awarded for production design in »The Queen’s Gambit«

Sabine Schaaf – alumna of the further training in set design and lecturer in the BA program Production Design – won an award in the category BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN DECOR/DESIGN OF A TELEVISION MOVIE OR LIMITED SERIES for her work as a set decorator in the series »The Queen’s Gambit«. The awards were presented by […]

Graduates nominated for the German Camera Award 2021

Congrats! Congratulations to our two graduates for being nominated for the German Camera Award 2021! Friederike Dörffler (BA Editing Picture & Sound) is nominated for the editing of the ifs short film  »75/1« and Katja Tauber (BA Director of Photography) for the camera of the ifs graduation film  »Mono No Aware«. We keep our fingers […]

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ifs students win sponsorship award at the Reception of the Film Schools

Julia Klier and Christoph Krüger, students in the Master’s program Serial Storytelling at ifs internationale filmschule köln, won the award of the sponsorship jury with their pitch for their free series project  »Tinika« at the 14th YOUNG BLOOD reception of film schools. The prize is endowed with 3.000 Euro, donated by UFA Fiction with their […]

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ifs films at the Max Ophüls Prize film festival

Family structures that could not be more different are the focus of the two ifs films screened at this year’s online edition of the Max Ophüls Preis Film Festival (Jan. 17-24, 2021):  »Jackfruit«, graduation film by Thuy Trang Nguyen (R), Sarina Laudam (K), Ebru Sara Bilen (S/SD) and  »Rotten Candy« from the 5th semester by […]

»LABEL ME« wins Big Shorts Awards

Congrats cubed! At the Big Shorts Awards ceremony of the Forum for Medium-Length Film yesterday in Berlin, the ifs graduation film »LABEL ME« received three awards: Best Film, Best Director and Best Acting. Congratulations to the whole team with director Kai Kreuser and the main actors Renato Schuch and Nikolaus Benda!

Success for ifs students at the Reception of the German Film Schools

The ifs final film project »Zeitpunkt X« (Time X) by Simon Schneider (Director), Franziska Wieden (Producer) and Dario Haramustek (screenplay) was awarded two of five prizes at the reception of the German film schools: the Producers Network Award of the Robert Bosch Stiftung for Franziska Wieden and the Fest Award of the New Fest – […]

»LABEL ME« is nominated for Big Shorts Awards 2020

The ifs graduation film »LABEL ME« is among the nominees of the 10 best films 2018-2019 at this year’s The Big Shorts Awards. We congratulate the whole team. ifs crew: Director / Screenplay: Kai Kreuser Producer: Jenny Lorenz-Kreindl, Sonja Keßler DoP: Malte Hafner Editing & Sound Design: Tabea Hannappel