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

LABEL ME won the Prix du Public / Audience Award

The ifs graduation film LABEL ME is on an international festival tour. After several screenings in the USA and UK (ImageOut LGBT Film Festival in Rochester New York, Arab Film Festival in San Francisco, OUTfest in Los Angeles and Raindance Festival in London) it is now shown for the first time in France at the […]

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 […]

Check: ifs films at Filmschauplätze NRW

Eight ifs films, including very current and a few older ones, will be screened at this year’s Filmschauplätze NRW of the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW as supporting films: The graduation films “Flocke & Proschinski” (18.07. in Herne), “Es war schoen” (05.08. in Castrop-Rauxel) and “Heimspiel” (12.08. in Rees), the animated films “Heinz” (13.08. in Kamp-Lintfort) […]

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»ROAN« awarded at the Feminist Film Week

The documentary received the AUDIENCE AWARD at the premiere of the ifs film »ROAN« at the Berlin Feminist Film Week (7.-13.3.). In the film ROAN (R: Thuy Trang Nguyen, K: Katarzyna Mazur, Ann-Katrin Pauly, E: Ebru Sara Bilen) the tender relationship between a Vietnamese grandmother and her granddaughter, who was born and raised in Germany, […]

»LABEL ME« wins competition at Max Ophüls Prize 2019

Congratulations. The ifs Graduation Film »LABEL ME« (Director/Author: Kai Kreuser, Production: Jenny Lorenz-Kreindl, Sonja Keßler, Camera: Malte Hafner, Editing/Sounddesign: Tabea Hannappel) wins the prize »Best Medium-length Film« at the Fimfestival Max Ophüls Prize 2019. The jury’s statement said: Two lonely people who live in completely opposite realities slowly get to know each other better due […]

ifs at Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Men’s relationships that couldn’t be more different are the focus of the three ifs films that can be seen at this year’s Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis (14.-20.01.). The two graduation films »LABEL ME« and »Flocke & Proschinski« celebrate their festival premiere in the competition Mittellanger Film. The short film »Keine Herrenjahre« from the 5th semester runs in the […]

»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 […]