German-French funding programme in Cannes

18|05|2015 New bilateral funding programme: The German-French agreement for the joint development of TV fiction series was signed at the Plage du Gray d'Albion during the 68th Festival du Film de Cannes. The aim of the fund is to develop TV fiction series which are made as German-French co-productions. [more]


61st International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

28|04|2015 The 61st edition of the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, the world's most significant and oldest short film festival, will take place in Oberhausen's Lichtburg from 30 April to 5 May, 2015. With Lars Henrik Gass as its director, the festival will this year be presenting a total of 504 shorts from all over the world. [more]

Jubilee: 150th meeting of the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW’s funding committee

22|04|2015 The most important decision-making body of NRW's film funding infastructure, the main jury of the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, met this week for the 150th time in order to take decisions on the funding of film and TV projects from North Rhine-Westphalia. Since the year of the Filmstiftung's founding, the main jury has backed 5,645 projects. [more]


„Mustang“: NRW-backed debut at the Cannes Film Festival

22|04|2015 The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW will be represented at the 68th Festival de Cannes with a debut feature: the international co-production „Mustang“ by Deniz Gamze Ergüven is screening in the „Quinzaine des Réalisateurs“ sidebar. The German co-producers are the Düsseldorf-based Vistamar Filmproduktion and Cologne's Uhlandfilm.  [more]


Tribeca Film Festival in New York with three NRW co-productions

13|04|2015 The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is represented at the 14th edition of New York's Tribeca Film Festival (15 - 26 April) with three films. The competition has invited "Sworn Virgin" ("Vergine giurata") by Laura Bispuri. Fatih Akin's "The Cut" will be presented in Spotlight and "El Cinco" by Adrián Biniez will screen in the Viewpoints sidebar. [more]


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]

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