NRW Media Forum 2015 – „Platform for Dialogue on the Digital Future“

13|03|2015  The 27th NRW Media Forum will take place in Cologne from Tuesday, 9 June to Thursday, 11 June and, in co-operation with the ANGA COM and INTERACTIVE COLOGNE, will be offering an enhanced, compact conference programme for the media, broadband and digital industries. NRW Prime Minister Hannelore Kraft will be opening the NRW [more]


NRW at the 2015 Berlinale: Drama Series Days, Baumi Award, Audience Awards

16|02|2015 Great cinema with 29 NRW-funded films in all the important Berlinale sections as well as the successful launch of the Drama Series Days as a new platform for quality series at the European Film Market: the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW had a strong presence at the 65th Berlinale. [more]


Baumi Script Development Award in Memory of Karl Baumgartner

10|02|2015 Karl “Baumi” Baumgartner was a film producer and distributor with an extraordinary eye for high-quality art-house film. As a tribute to his work, Martina and Sandra Baumgartner, his co-founded Pandora Film and the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW establish the Baumi Script Development Award. [more]

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Filmstiftung NRW fires starting shot for the second Wim Wenders Grant

08|02|2015 The starting shot has been fired today for the second call for applications for the Wim Wenders Grant by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW in collaboration with the Wim Wenders Foundation which was established in 2012. The Grant supports the projects of young film-makers who want to tell stories with new means.  [more]


Ready to Take Off: „Drama Series Days“ at the European Film Market

03|02|2015 The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is expanding its presence at the Berlinale and serving as a partner of the „Drama Series Days“, the newly founded initiative for quality series at the European Film Market (EFM). Different aspects of current series production will be highlighted in various panel discussions.  [more]


NRW with 29 funded films and „Drama Series Days“ at the 2015 Berlinale

27|01|2015 This year sees the film region being represented again in all of the important festival sections at the Berlinale: a total of 29 films made with backing from the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW are showing at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival (February 5 to 15, 2015) – including two as world premieres in the Competition.  [more]


Film- und Medienstiftung NRW continues pursuing successful innovative strategy

21|01|2015 Annual review for 2014: The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW successfully continued pursuing its innovative strategy in 2014. In the fourth year after the re-orientation, the necessary structures are now established and all the instruments in place for facilitatinmg a forward-looking development of the region. [more]


Seven NRW-funded films at the Rotterdam International Film Festival

14|01|2015 The film region of North Rhine-Westphalia is represented at the 44th Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR) with seven NRW-funded films. Two NRW-backed films - „Two Shots Fired“ („Dos Disparos“) by Martín Rejtman and „A Blast“ by Syllas Tzoumerkas – are screening in the first edition of the „Limelight“ sidebar.  [more]


Berlinale 2015: Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is the partner of the „Drama Series Days“

18|12|2014 The European Film Market of the Berlin International Film Festival (February 5 – 15, 2015) is extending its focus and giving series a new platform from the coming year. The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is a partner of the „Drama Series Days“ initiative at the EFM and will be organising an Industry Debate with the IFA and The Hollywood Reporter.  [more]


International Emmy Award for „Generation War“ („Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter“)

26|11|2014 Within the framework of its World Television Festival, the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences presented the 42nd International Emmys on Monday evening to the world's best non-American TV programmes. The team of "Generation War" ("Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter", dir: Philipp Kadelbach) won as the Best TV Movie/Mini-Series. [more]

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