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]


NRW at the 2014 International Emmys

18|11|2014 The forthcoming week will see the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarding the 42nd International Emmys to the world's best TV programmes. NRW annually sends a delegation of TV professionals, which this year includes: Michael Souvignier, Sam Davis, Jan Josef Liefers, Anna Loos, Carolin Kebekus, Serdar Somuncu et al. [more]


Lars von Trier’s „Nymphomaniac Vol. I & II“ nominated for three European Film Awards

18|11|2014 The European Film Academy announced the nominations for the European Film Awards 2014. Lars von Trier's „Nymphomaniac Director's Cut Volume I & II“ can hope to have a chance of winning three of the trophies: Both lead actors, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgård, have been nominated as Best Actors, „Nymphomaniac“ itself as Best Film. [more]


Ready, steady, go in five days! Film and Cinema Conference NRW on November 4 and 5

30|10|2014 The central part of the Film Autumn NRW is the Film and Cinema Conference NRW organised by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. National and international experts will be coming together on November 4 and 5 to debate the future of cinema and film in the digital era and the necessary political parameters for Germany and Europe. [more]


Til Schweiger to receive the Herbert Strate Prize 2014

27|10|2014 Til Schweiger, one of the most successful German actors, producers and directors, will be presented with the Herbert Strate Prize in Cologne on November 4. Since 2004, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and HDF Kino e.V. have been presenting their joint award to those people, who have served German cinema in a particular way.  [more]

Film and Cinema Conference NRW gathers the film industry in Cologne

20|10|2014 The Film and Cinema Conference NRW is being held for the fourth time on November 4 and 5, 2014. The Event brings professional conferences, the presentation of the Cinema Programming Awards, and the conference Young Generation meets Experts together in a compact programme and is aimed at film producers, distributors and film-makers. [more]


International Emmy Awards: Nomination for „Generation War“

13|10|2014 The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has just announced the nominations for the International Emmy Awards. The TV productions selected include the ZDF three-parter „Generation War“ which is a production backed by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and was partly shot in North Rhine-Westphalia.  [more]

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