The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW promotes professionalisation and networking through its involvement in numerous conference and workshop events in North Rhine-Westphalia. The annual highlights include the working conference Radio Drama Forum NRW as well as the Film and Cinema Conference NRW.

Film and Cinema Conference NRW

Since 2010 the Film and Cinema Conference has been offering a platform to distribution and production professionals to exchange views about new trends. Until 2020 the conference has taken place each autumn in association with the award ceremonies for the NRW Cinema Programming Prize and the Herbert Strate Award.

Discussions from 2020 can be viewed at

Contact: Katharina Blum,, +49-211-93050-48

Berlinale Series Market

The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is the official partner of the Berlinale Series Market at the European Film Market (EFM) during the Berlinale. Launched in 2015, the platform for high-end series is a joint initiative of the EFM, the Berlinale Co-Production Market and Berlinale Talents. In addition, the Berlinale Series program presents gala premieres of new series from around the world.

Contact: Katharina Blum,, +49-211-93050-48

NRW Docu Day

Lectures, interviews and discussion events at the NRW Docu Day focus on distribution and target groups of documentaries in the cinemas, at festivals, on television as well as digital platforms. The organiser is the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW in cooperation with the Filmbüro NW and the German Film Academy. Partners of the event are AG DOK, Creative Europe Desk NRW, dfi im Filmbüro NW, Documentary Campus, Film- und Medienverband NRW, ifs international film school cologne, and Academy of Media Arts Cologne.

Contact: Katharina Blum,, +49-211-93050-48

Radio Drama Forum NRW

Backing radio drama has been part of the funding portfolio for the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW since 1994. The NRW Radio Drama Forum is an annual working conference for the young generation of radio drama authors in German-speaking countries. In lectures, discussions and working groups, the participants from Germany, Austria and Switzerland search for new innovative formats and avenues of distribution.

Contact: Anke Morawe,, +49-211-93050-46


Katharina Blum
Head of Conferences/Events
Tel. +49-211-930 50-48
Anke Morawe
Consultant Radio Drama
Tel. +49-211-930 50-46