The ifs wishes a Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! A busy and exciting year 2020 is coming to an end and the ifs is also taking a Christmas break: from 23.12.2020 to 03.01.20201 the ifs will be closed. We wish everyone a relaxing and wonderful holiday season – and a happy new year. Stay healthy!

ifs Film of the week: If we are already here

#20jahreifs On the occasion of its 20th anniversary the ifs presents a #ifsfilmderwoche online every Tuesday. With the short film »Wenn wir schon mal hier sind« (2017) from the 2nd semester – by Simon Schneider (director, production), Henry Streberg (screenplay), Apostolos Sivridis (production), Tim Egner (editing), Jessica Kaczmarek (production design, costume design) and Sophie Daugsch […]

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 […]

ifs film of the week: Otto

#20jahreifs On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the ifs presents a #ifsfilmoftheweek online every Tuesday. »OTTO« (2018) from the 3rd semester by Sebastian Kellermann (director, VFX), and Jonas Jablonski (sound design) is the 36th ifs film of the week. The animated film screened at the Hofer Filmtage and the Int. Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart, among others. […]

#20jahreifs: Anniversary and new director

#20jahreifs The ifs turns 20! Over the next few weeks we will be reviewing selected milestones from the history of the ifs. We have dug through analogue and digital treasures and compiled memories from 20 years: The founding of the school, groundbreaking programme developments, new domiciles, filming highlights, exciting collaborations as well as numerous unforgettable […]

ifs-film of the week: ROAN

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the ifs presents a #ifsfilmderwoche online every Tuesday. »ROAN« (2018) from the 3rd semester by Thuy Trang Nguyen (director, production), Ann-Katrin Pauly (camera) and Ebru Sara Bilen (editing) is the 35th ifs film of the week. The documentary film won the »Audience Award« at the Berlin Feminist Film […]

News from the ifs alumni

Author and ifs-Alumnus Hossein Pourseifi has been awarded the newcomer award MFG-Star at the TV film festival Baden-Baden with his feature film debut »Morgen sind wir frei« (screenplay, direction). The award is endowed with 7.500 Euro. He developed the material for the film in the authors’ program at the ifs, the project was supported by […]

ifs-film of the week: Horst

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, the ifs presents a #ifsfilmderwoche online every Tuesday. The graduation film »Horst« (2018) by Samuel Pleitner (direction, screenplay, editing), Lisa Sophie Fechner (screenplay), Lucas Hein (production) and Christian Godau (camera) is the 34th ifs film of the week. The black comedy won the “Best Student Film” award at […]

INTO THE WILD Online-Workshop

On December 12 and 13, INTO THE WILD invites you to an online workshop for filmmakers via Zoom. Lecturers Lola Randl, Julia von Heinz, Katharina Mückstein and lawyer Dr. Heidrun Huber will talk about their lives as filmmakers, feminist activism and topics such as film and contract law, negotiating fees. More info Please register by […]

ifs-film of the week: Flocke & Proschinski

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary the ifs presents a #ifsfilmderwoche online every Tuesday. The graduation film »Flocke & Proschinski« (2018) by Lutz Rödig (director, screenplay), Ruben Schlembach (screenplay), Christopher Albrodt (production), Sabine Stephan (camera) and Jeannine Compère (editing) is the 34th ifs film of the week. The comedy, which is funded by the […]