Uli Hanisch ADG Award

Uli Hanisch honored with ADG »Excellence in Production Design Award«

ifs professor Uli Hanisch has been honored for his work as production designer on the Netflix series »The Queen’s Gambit« at the ADG »Excellence in Production Design Award« in the Television Movie or Limited Series category. The awards were presented this year for the 25th time by the Art Directors Guild to outstanding production designers […]

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ifs is partner of Eureka Series training program

The ifs is one of the partner schools of the new, European training program Eureka Series, which is carried out together with the French festival Séries Mania in Lille as well as the film schools La Fémis (France), ECAM The Madrid Film School (Spain), Lodz Film School (Poland), Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (Italy) and Westerdals […]

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Golden Globe for »The Queen’s Gambit« – ifs-Prof. Uli Hanisch responsible for production design

The Netflix series »The Queen’s Gambit« was awarded a Golden Globe in the category Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series or Motion Picture Made For Television. ifs professor Uli Hanisch is responsible for the impressive production design of the award-winning series. Also involved were graduates Sabine Schaaf (Set Decorator), Daniel Chour and Thorsten Klein (Art […]

Jennifer Mival

Jennifer Mival is newly appointed professor for the master’s program in »Entertainment Producing« at the ifs

Jennifer Mival was appointed professor at the beginning of the application period for the new master’s program in »Entertainment Producing« at the ifs internationale filmschule köln. Mival has come from Netflix where she was responsible for the new program division of Non-Fiction Original Series for the German-speaking market and Scandinavia. She had previously served in […]

20th Anniversary of the ifs

In 2020, the ifs turned 20 years old! We would have loved to celebrate the anniversary with you, but due to the pandemic that was unfortunately not possible. In the course of this year, we have presented films and milestones from 20 years of ifs online. We have summarized them here for you to look […]

Winner of the first ifs and ZDF Digital Short Film Contest

As part of the first »ZDF Digital ifs Short Film Contest« 13 ifs students in 9 teams developed short films on the subject of “trust” within 96 hours – using the ZDF Digital app RizeCut. The jury has now selected the winners in the 5 categories: The main prize »Content Playground Award« goes to Eliane […]

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ifs-film of the week: without mercy

#20jahreifs On the occasion of its 20th anniversary the ifs presents a #ifsfilmderwoche online every Tuesday. »unbarmherzig« (2017) from the 3rd semester of Julia Charakter (direction, screenplay), Christopher Albrodt (production), Maria Hartig (editing, sound design), Mick Mahler (VFX/CGI) and Mikko Beste (VFX/Animation) is the 29th film in the series. The partly animated documentary film was […]

ifs-Showcase at the Film Festival Cologne

On October 2, the ifs internationale filmschule köln invited to the ifs-Showcase at the Film Festival Cologne in the Filmpalast to present current works from their study programs (in German and English). In pitches and teasers students presented selected projects, including series, transmedia and VR projects as well as short films. More impressions can be […]