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]


First EAVE workshop in Cologne

10|10|2014 From 27/10 to 3/10 the EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs) Producers Workshop is being held in Cologne for the first time. On October 30 and 31, EAVE, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and Creative Europe Desk NRW will be hosting the EAVE@Cologne programme of lectures which have been devised exclusively for the local film industry. [more]


German MIP Cocktail for MIPCOM 2014 in Cannes

08|10|2014 On the occasion of MIPCOM 2014, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg will be the hosts again for the German MIP Cocktail in Cannes together with Berlin Partner, Brandenburg Economic Development Board, Entertainment Master Class, MFG Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg and German Films. [more]


Golden Lion of Venice for NRW-backed co-production „A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence”

07|09|2014 „A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence“ by the Swedish director Roy Andersson was awarded the Golden Lion, the Grand Prix of the 71st Venice International Film Festival. The decision was made by the International Jury under the chairmanship of the French film composer Alexandre Desplat.  [more]


„1001 Grams“ is the Norwegian Oscar candidate

04|09|2014 The Norwegian candidate for the best foreign language feature film is the production „1001 Gram“ by Bent Hamer, which has now been submitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. „1001 Grams“ has been invited to the 39th Toronto International Film Festival and will celebrate its world premiere there on Sunday. [more]

NRW with six films in Toronto

26|08|2014 Six NRW-funded films received an invitation to the 39th edition of the Toronto Film Festival: Bent Hamer's „1001 Grams", Roy Andersson's „A Pigeon Sat on a Branch, Reflecting on Existence", „3 Hearts" by Benoît Jacquot, „Dos Disparos" by Martín Rejtman, „Modris" by Juris Kursietis and „Iraqi Odyssey" by Samir. [more]


Countdown in NRW. The 6th gamescom opens in five days

07|08|2014 The gamescom, the world's largest leading trade fair and event highlight for interactive games and gamers, will again transform Cologne into a meeting place for the international games industry in the coming week. Numerous congresses, events and conferences are also being held in Cologne outside of the trade fair grounds during the Games Week. [more]


Filmstiftung NRW with five films in Venice

24|07|2014 The Filmstiftung NRW is represented at the 71st Venice International Film Festival with five films. Two of the productions made with support from NRW are in the running for the Golden Lion in the prestigious Competition section. Apart from Fatih Akin's hotly anticipated „The Cut“, Benoît Jacquot's „3 Hearts“ will also have its world premiere in Venice. [more]


Four NRW-funded films with premieres in Locarno

16|07|2014 Florian Mischa Böder's "A Hitman's Solitude Before The Shot" will have its world premiere on the Piazza Grande, the International Competition will feature Martín Rejtman's „Dos Disparos“ and „A Blast“ by Syllas Tzoumerkas, while „15 Corners of the World“ by Zuzanna Solakiewicz was invited to screen in the Semaine de la critique. [more]

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