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Dennis Ruh to Head the EFM

On November 1, 2020, Dennis Ruh will take over as director of the European Film Market (EFM) of the Berlinale. Starting on September 15, he will initially work side-by-side with the departing EFM director Matthijs Wouter Knol. Knol will leave the EFM in late October and take on the position of director of the European Film Academy. ...mehr

Accreditation for European Work in Progress Cologne is now open

The next edition of European Work in Progress Cologne (EWIP) is taking place from 5. to 7. October 2020 during the 30. Film Festival Cologne. The accreditation allows pass holders access to the project presentations, panel discussions and all networking events of European Work in Progress Cologne 2020. Accreditation closes on 15. September. ...mehr

"Bauhaus – A New Era" wins gold in New York

The prizes were awarded yesterday at the New York Festival TV & Film Awards. The series "Bauhaus - A New Era" by Lars Kraume, which is funded by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW and broadcast on ZDF, was awarded gold in the "Drama" category. ...mehr

"Andere Eltern" nominated for Rockie Awards

Even though the Banff World Media Festival scheduled for mid-June cannot take place due to the Corona crisis, the coveted Rockie Awards will be presented in a live stream on June 15. Among the nominees is also a Film und Medienstiftung NRW sponsored series.  ...mehr

Joint Declaration for the sustainable production of films and television series

Today, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media Prof. Monika Grütters signed a declaration on sustainable film and series production in the Federal Chancellery together with representatives of all federal and state sponsors, the major German private and public broadcasters, producer associations, SPIO, VFFT, MPA, Deutsche Filmakademie, Berlinale, EFM and Deutsche Welle. ...mehr