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Establishment of the Wim Wenders Foundation in Düsseldorf

People around the globe have seen the films of Wim Wenders, many have been influenced by them. The fact that his work should belong to everyone in future is a desire that the filmmaker has cherished for many years. There is now an absolutely realistic and perhaps unique opportunity that this will come true with the establishment of a foundation.

NRW @ International Emmys in New York

At the International Emmys in New York the State of North Rhine-Westphalia represented itself as Germany’s leading TV location. TV hosts Joko and Klaas were the presenters of the category "Non Scripted Entertainment" and the documentary "Songs of War" won an iEmmy for "Best Arts Programming".

North Rhine-Westphalia: Germany At Its Best Meets International Emmys 2012

During the International Emmy World Television Festival, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be presenting the International Emmys to the world’s best TV programs. This year, again more than 700 TV-experts from 50 different countries are expected for the festival (17.-18.11.) and the awards ceremony (19.11.) in New York.

German MIP Cocktail

On the occasion of MIPCOM 2012, the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg are issuing what is now their fourth joint invitation, together with the Entertainment Master Class (EMC), Berlin Partner and ZukunftsAgentur Brandenburg (ZAB), to a German MIP Cocktail in Cannes.

Six NRW‐Supported Films in Toronto

Today sees the start of the 37th Toronto International Film Festival. This year it will be possible to see a total of six films supported by the Film‐ und Medienstiftung NRW at this, one of America’s biggest film festivals. Besides the premieres of “Cloud Atlas” and “Hannah Arendt”, NRW is represented by four other movies.

NRW@gamescom: World’s Biggest Games Fair in Cologne

The world’s biggest fair of interactive games and entertainment, gamescom, will be taking place in the Messehallen Cologne for the fourth time from 15th to 19th August. The organisers again expect some 250,000 visitors and more than 500 exhibitors from almost 40 countries this year.

Locarno Film Festival: NRW Represented by Four Films

Two films supported by the Film‐ und Medienstiftung NRW have been invited to take part in the official programme of the 65th International Film Festival in Locarno. In the acclaimed Semaine de la Critique it will be possible to see “Camp 14 – Total Control Zone” by Marc Wiese and “Forget me not” by David Sieveking.

UFA Lab NRW starts in the autumn

Supported by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, UFA opens an innovation platform for young talents Supported by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, UFA is opening a branch of its UFA Lab in Cologne. This was announced today by Jens-Uwe Bornemann, Vice President Digital Ventures & Innovation of UFA, during the International Film Conference in Cologne.

Filmstiftung announces pilot support programme for entertainment formats

In the context of the Entertainment Day of the International Film Conference in Cologne the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW announced the launch of a pilot funding programme for the development of innovative entertainment formats. The aim of the funding programme is to support creative producers from NRW as they develop their format ideas.