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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 …

THE DFFB CONGRATULATES ITS FORMER DIRECTOR REINHARD HAUFF ON HIS 80TH BIRTHDAY!

We congratulate Reinhard Hauff on his 80th birthday and wish him all the best, great health and a wonderful party! The television maker, cinema director and honorary prize winner of the German Film Award left a lasting influence on the DFFB, established during his tenure from 1993 to 2005. Under the slogan “LOW BUDGET – …

„Go where the fear is!“

An interview with Linus de Paoli (director) and Anna de Paoli (producer and Head of Production Studies at DFFB) by Tanja C. Krainhöfer – – – – – With their collective “Schattenkante” they bring daring cinema from Germany into the world. If need be, even without support and station help: Their new film A YOUNG MAN …

The DFFB at the 15th Achtung Berlin – New Berlin Film Award

The DFFB is represented at the 15th Achtung Berlin -New Berlin Film Award (10.-17.4.2019) with 15 film contributions in different categories. The one-week festival has specialised in new German cinema from Berlin and Brandenburg and is an important platform for young talents from this region. The following DFFB films are part of the programme: WETTBEWERB …