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New Master‘s program »Entertainment Producing« starts at the ifs

The new Master‘s program »Entertainment Producing« starts today at the ifs internationale filmschule köln. The four-semester part-time course, which is unique in the German-speaking world, is dedicated to the development, production and exploitation of non-fictional entertainment formats.

Open call for seventh Baumi Script Development Award

September 15, 2021 sees the call for applications being launched again for the Baumi Script Development Award which is endowed with 20,000 Euros for the development of outstanding cinematic stories. Starting today, German and international writers can apply for the script award at www.baumi-award.com. 

Six Filmstiftung-backed productions at the 74th Locarno Film Festival

The Locarno Film Festival has just announced that the Filmstiftung-backed productions „Monte Verità“ by Stefan Jäger, co-produced by Cologne's Coin Film, and „No One's With The Calves“, a production of Weydemann Bros., Köln, by Sabrina Sarabi have been invited to the festival's 74th edition.