ifs at the Film Festival Cologne 2021

This year, the ifs internationale filmschule köln once again represented at the Film Festival Cologne as a cooperation partner with events: The »European Series Day« (21.10.) highlighted series trends and gave a preview of tomorrow’s series. For the first time, current alumni presented their final projects at the series pitch of the MA Serial Storytelling […]


Audience Award at Canneseries Festival for series »Awake« from ifs alumni

Congratulations! The Serbian series »Kljun«(»Awake«), written by ifs MA Serial Storytelling alumni Ljubica Lukovic and Matija Dragojevic, received the Audience Award in the official competition at Canneseries Festival! In the crime series, which premiered at the Canneseries Festival (08.-13.10.2021), detective Sonja Kljun not only uncovers a dangerous conspiracy, but must also confront her own past… […]

#myworld360: AR experience »Hear me out« by ifs-students

The AR experience »Hear me out« – created by the MA Digital Narratives students Alexandra Tamayo and Eliane Eid and Hady Ayman, student in the MA 3D Animtion for Film & Games, – is selected for the »MY World 360°« collection. »Hear me out« is an AR experience documenting gender-based violence through data visualisation. Throughout […]

Welcome new students of the MA SERIAL STORYTELLING

A VERY WARM WELCOME! With 15 international media professionals from Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Iran, Israel, UK, and Germany, the fifth class of the successful master’s program »Serial Storytelling« starts today at the ifs – under the direction by Prof. Joachim Friedmann. We are looking forward to exciting series projects and wish all participants a great […]

Myriad. Where we connect

Prof. Lena Thiele celebrates world premiere in Venice with VR Experience

Premiere at the Lido! The virtual reality experience on global animal migration, »MYRIAD. Where we connect«, celebrates its world premiere in the competition of the »Venice VR Expanded« series of the 78th Venice International Film Festival (1-11 September). ifs Prof. Lena Thiele (MA Digital Narratives) is responsible for the project as author, director and creative […]

#lola21: ifs-Professors and Alumni nominated for the German Film Award 2021

Congratulations! On August 19 the nominations for the German Film Award 2021 were announced. The drama »Fabian oder Der Gang vor die Hunde« by ifs professor Dominik Graf is nominated in ten categories – including »Best Feature Film« and »Best Director« as well as »Best Production Design« and »Best Costume Design«. The ifs graduates Nora […]

Tinika Sehsüchte Festival

ifs alumni win prize for the best pitch at the Sehsüchte film festival

At the end of the 50th International Student Film Festival Sehsüchte in Potsdam, the award winners were chosen: ifs alumni Julia Klier and Christoph Krüger (MA Serial Storytelling) were awarded the prize for the best pitch for their free series project »Tinika« and convinced the jury with their confidence and good research. The jury praised […]