Blogposts in September 2015:

Open Day on 3rd October

We would like to invite everyone to the Open Day on 3rd October 2015 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the Filmhaus at Potsdamer Platz.

• Guided tours around the dffb, the sound-mixing studio, post-production and grading suite

• Demonstration of cameras and lighting equipment (with kind support from ARRI)

• A selection of films produced at the dffb will be screened in the cinema: seminar films, short films, documentaries and feature films. And there will also be an opportunity to talk with lecturers and with students about their films and the making-of process. The detailed programme is available here

• Students explain how film editing works in our editing suite.

If you are interested in studying at the dffb, you can attend one of several sessions giving advice to prospective students.

Our lecturers Andres Veiel, Michael Bertl, Peter Rommel and Jochen Brunow will be available for specific expert advice sessions relating to the dffb’s departments of directing, cinematography, production and screenwriting.

In addition, the dffb’s Production Managers invite guests to discover answers to the question “How are films made?” You can also find out more about our international programmes and programmes such as Serial Eyes and Up.Grade

Published on September 18, 2015

Alexander Nanau nominated for a European Film Prize

In the wake of numerous awards at international festivals (including SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL, Dok Leipzig, ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL), dffb graduate Alexander Nanau is one of the 15 fortunate nominees for the European Film Prize in the Documentary Film category for his latest film TOTO AND HIS SISTERS.

Reviews of the film in
Hollywood Reporter

Further information on the nominees here

Published on September 17, 2015

Nominations for the 2015 Award for Young Film Art

The dffb has notched up three nominations for the 2015 Award for Young Film Art in association with the National Gallery Award for Young Art. There are a total of 6 candidates on the shortlist.

Directing student Anton Gonopolski is nominated for his feature-length film 28 ½.

Maiximilian Linz is nominated for his degree film Ich will mich nicht künstlich aufregen, which was produced as a Leuchtstoff project in cooperation with the Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, RBB and Amerikafilm.

Last but not least, dffb graduate Bastian Günther is nominated for his film “California City”.

The award ceremony will be held in Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum of Contemporary Art – on Friday 18th September, starting at 6.30 p.m.

The award-winning film will subsequently be shown at Hamburger Bahnhof for four months in a dedicated screening room.

Published on September 09, 2015