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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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, […]

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»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 […]

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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 […]

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»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« […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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ifs films at WDR Short Film Night »kurz & gut«

On 29.09. at 0.00 a.m. the WDR will once again be hosting »kurz und gut«, the long night of short films. In the night from Friday to Saturday, selected current films by students and graduates of ifs and KHM will be shown on television for the first time. WDR thus offers young film talents from […]

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Hommage up to Förderpreis: ifs goes Filmfest München

Filmfest München (28.06.-07.07.) pays homage to filmmaker and ifs professor Philipp Gröning with a tribute – and draws a bow from his current film »Mein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein Idiot« to his early cinematic work. The film »Mackie Messer – Brechts Dreigroschenfilm« (R: Joachim A. Lang) opens the festival as a world premiere. David […]

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ifs short film in Cannes: »unbarmherzig« at »Next Generation | Short Tiger«

An ifs short film can also be seen at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival! We are happy with the team of »unbarmherzig«: Julia Charakter (writer and director), Christopher Albrodt (producer), Jonas Eckert (camera), Maria Hartig (editing/sounddesign), Mick Mahler (VFX/CGI) and Mikko Beste (VFX/animation). The animated documentary has been selected for the short film program »Next […]

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