German Film Award for Prof. André Bendocchi-Alves

CONGRATULATIONS! Prof. André Bendocchi-Alves (Editing Picture & Sound) was awarded the German Film Prize 2018 on April 27 for the sound design of the feature film »Der Hauptmann« (R: R. Schwentke) – together with Eric Devulder and Martin Steyer. You can find more information about the film here.    

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ifs Professor Uli Hanisch receives German Television Award

In the category Best Film Equipment ifs Professor Uli Hanisch (Production Design) and Pierre-Yves Gayraud (Costume Design) win the German Television Award for »Babylon Berlin« (Sky/ARD/ARD Degeto/X Films Creative Pool/Beta Film). In total, the Crime series is awarded in four categories. Congratulations! You can find more information here.  

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Absurd comedy in space and in urban everyday life – ifs films in the competition of the Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

Comedy in different facets determines the two films of the ifs internationale filmschule köln, which will be shown at the upcoming Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis in Saarbrücken (22.-28.01.2018.  The comedy »Royal Affairs« (Director: Jade Li, Author: Claire Macdonald, Production: Nikolaas Meinshausen, Camera: Christophe Poulles, Editing: Antonia-Marleen Klein, VFX: Christoph Willerscheidt) celebrates its festival premiere in […]

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KFFK Audience Award for »Ein bisschen Paris«

The ifs students Bünyamin Musullu and Marius Kimmel as well as Judith Weiler (Butterfilm) © KFFK The ifs-Film »Ein bisschen Paris« successful at the KFFK / Kurzfilmfestival Köln! »Ein bisschen Paris« won the second audience award in the program section »Kölner Fenster« of the Short Film Festival Cologne on November 17 at Filmclub 813 e.V. […]

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Günter Rohrbach Film Prize: Lana Cooper awarded for »Beat Beat Heart«

Congratulations! The Günter Rohrbach Film Award for the best actress goes to Lana Cooper – for the role of Kerstin in the ifs graduation film »Beat Beat Heart«. We are happy with the whole team! The feature film »Beat Beat Heart«, ifs graduation film from 2016, was one of five nominees for the Günter Rohrbach […]

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ifs @ Biberacher Filmfestspiele

Beavers are out! On 31.10. the Biberach Film Festival starts with the two ifs graduation films »Lost in Hope« and »Transit« – iin the competition for the »Kurzfilm-Biber« for the best short feature film and for the »U60-Biber« for the best medium-length feature film. The drama »Toter Winkel« based on a script by ifs graduate […]

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ifs @ Hofer Filmtage

The ifs film »Ein bisschen Paris« (D/A: B. Musullu; P: M. Kimmel, C. Albrodt; C: K. Tauber; S/SD: A. Klein) celebrates its festival premiere at the International Hofer Filmtage (24.-29.10.). In the short feature film from the 4th semester Bernd waits in his rickety Volvo for a group of passengers to bring to Paris. Little […]

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ifs documentary successful in the USA

The ifs documentary »Magadan – Stadt erbaut auf Knochen« wins second prize in the »Best Documentary Feature« competition at the Outer Docs Film Festival in Ithaca (New York). Congratulations!

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»Beat Beat Heart« nominated for »Günter Rohrbach Filmpreis«

The feature film »Beat Beat Heart«, a graduation film from the ifs, is one of five nominees for the »Günter Rohrbach Filmpreis« endowed with 10,000€. In addition to the prize for the best film, a prize for the best actor of €5,000 and three special prizes of €2,500, €3,500 and €5,000 are awarded. The prize […]

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From Hof to Porto Alegre: ifs films on tour

»Ein bisschen Paris« from the 4th semester of the bachelor’s programme in film celebrates its premiere at the International Hof Film Festival. As part of a cooperation between the First Steps Award and the Goethe-Institut, the graduation film »Der einsame Hof« tours the Brazilian cities of Porto Alegre, Brasília and Rio de Janeiro. The graduation […]

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From Johannesburg to San Giustino and on TV: ifs films on tour

On 30.09. WDR will be showing the ifs films »unbarmherzig« and »Spider Jazz«  under the label »kurz und gut« on a long night of short films from 0.00 a.m. onwards. With the »kurz und gut« initiative, WDR offers ifs and KHM students a platform once a year – and thus the opportunity to present their short […]

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»Lost in Hope« successful in Texas!

The ifs graduation film »Lost in Hope« (R/B: A. Hochscheid, P: D. Colquhoun, K: K. Ahlvers, S/SD: Z. M. Geller) has won the »Gold Remi Award« at the 50. Worldfest Houston (21.4.-30.04.), the oldest independent film festival in the world. Congratulations! More information about the festival: worldfest.org

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