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„The Settlers" enters Oscar race for Chile

The Filmstiftung-backed production "The Settlers" by Felipe Gálvez has entered the race for Chile at the 96th Academy Awards® in the "Best International Feature Film" category. The Oscar® awards ceremony will take place on 10 March, 2024. ... more

gamescom 2023: Welcome to Cologne!

"World Class Games" is the theme for the 15th gamescom which is being held in Cologne from 23 to 27 August. The innovations for 2023 include the "gamescom invest circle" pitching event bringing young companies from the games industry together with investors. The main focus will be on serious games and streaming. ... more

San Sebastian: "Fallen Leaves" to receive the FIPRESCI Grand Prix 2023

The Filmstiftung-backed drama "Fallen Leaves", directed by Aki Kaurismäki, has won the FIPRESCI Grand Prix after having been chosen best film of 2023 by the members of the International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI. This is the second time the Finnish director will have won the award. ... more

"Let’s Go – Polaris": Apply now!

The Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and e.V. are offering up to three games companies from NRW the opportunity to present themselves at the "Games Made in NRW" joint stand at the Polaris Convention (13.-15.10.2023) in Hamburg. ... more

European Work in Progress: Call for Entries!

European productions or co-productions with at least one European country involved and in the shooting, later stage of production or post-production, can be now submitted for the 6th European Work in Progress Cologne. The deadline to submit projects is 1 September 2023. ... more