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Gregor Bozic‘s graduation film STORIES FROM THE CHESTNUT WOODS at the Toronto International Film Festival

We are pleased to announce that Gregor Bozic‘s graduation film STORIES FROM THE CHESTNUT WOODS will celebrate its world premiere at the renowned Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in the Discovery section. The film is a fairytale that takes place in the post-war period on the Yugoslavian-Italian border and explores the themes of new beginnings …

GIRAFFE – the new film by alumna Anna Sofie Hartmann celebrates its world premier at Locarno

Our graduate Anna Sofie Hartmann and her film GIRAFFE were invited to Locarno Film Festival. GIRAFFE will be presented in the Fuori Concorso section. The German-Danish coproduction was produced by Komplizen Film in coproduction with Profile Pictures and rbb Fernsehen. Hartmann worked on the film with other DFFB graduates and students, including: Jenny Lou Ziegel …

DFFB student Mireya Heider de Jahnsen wins the Deutscher Nachwuchs-Drehbuchpreis (German Screenplay Award for Emerging Screenwriters)

On June 7, 2019, DFFB screenwriting student Mireya Heider de Jahnsen won the first Deutschen Nachwuchs-Drehbuchpreis from Up & Coming for her screenplay LOST LUGGAGE. The award comes with €2,000 in prize money provided by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and by an author sponsorship. The Verband Deutscher Drehbuchautoren (VDD) (Association of …