Blogposts in November 2014:

Berlin Troika wins award at Camerimage

BERLIN TROIKA by Andrej Gontcharov, D.O.P: Julian Landweer has been awarded the Golden Tadpole at Camerimage - International Film Festival.

In addition, the Polish Filmmakers Association has awarded Julian Landweer the prize for Best Cinematography in the Student Film Competition section.

Producer David Keitsch accepted the Golden Tadpole on behalf of the team.

More information about Camerimage

Published on November 21, 2014

Tom Fontana at the DFFB

Tomorrow American showrunner Tom Fontana (Homicide, Borgia, Oz) will be at the DFFB for a Q&A session with Serial Eyes participants.

Hollywood Reporter

Published on November 17, 2014

DFFB films at interfilm Berlin

The international short film festival interfilm will be held in Berlin again from 11th -16th November.

Our films will be screened in the following competitions and series:

DER FALL (Director/Screenwriter: Alexandre Koberidze, D.O.P.: Marius Flucht, Production: Simon Lubinski): German Competition

BERLIN TROIKA (Director/Screenwriter: Andrej Gontcharov, K: Julian Landweer, P: David Keitsch): Confrontations

NORMANNENSTRASSE (Director: IJ. Biermann, Screenwriter: IJ. Biermann, Fiene Scharp, D.O.P: Kai Miedendorp): Mauersegler Short Film Award

8848 (Director: Giorgi Korkashvili, Screenwriter: Sadek Asseily, D.O.P: Carmen Treichl, P: France Orsenne, Gregor Sauter): rbb Movies

BIESTER / BEASTS (Director: Rebeca Ofek, Screenwriter: Ines Berwing, D.O.P: Albrecht von Grünhagen): rbb Movies

The full programme is available at interfilm berlin

Published on November 11, 2014

Award for Portrait of a Lone Farmer

Tom Akinleminu has won the 3sat Documentary Film Award at the Duisburger Filmwoche for his degree film Portrait of a Lone Farmer.

An excerpt from the jury statement: “The filmmaker handles his images with remarkable intelligence and confidence, again and again conveying a sense of aloofness, withdrawal and the intangible, yet nonetheless constantly opening up new realms of experience.”

Published on November 09, 2014

Prizes for DFFB films

It was a weekend full of prizes for DFFB films:
Andrej Gontcharov won the Best Student Film award for BERLIN TROIKA! at the 44th Molodist Kyiv Int’l Film Festival in Ukraine. The award comes with 2,500$ prize money.


Miriam Bliese won the Valeur Award, which comes with 2,000€ prize money, at the San Marino Film Festival for AN DER TÜR /AT THE DOOR.

Raphael Beinder’s degree film DIE BÖHMS - ARCHITEKTUR EINER FAMILIE /CONCRETE LOVE won the Goethe Institute’s Documentary Film Award at the 57th. DOK Leipzig.

Website Dok Leipzig

Published on November 04, 2014