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Two DFFB projects are screening in the short film competition EUROPA IM FILM

On the occasion of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2020, the short film competition Europe in Film, which is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, will take place this year. The DFFB films KATZENJAMMER by Flavio Yuri Rigamonti and STADTPINGUIN by Florinda Frisardi will compete for the Audience …

Success for DFFB students and alumni at the 54th International Hofer Film Festival

The 54th International Hofer Film Festival has come to an end, and once again there were many offerings from the DFFB. “Home of Films” is the motto of the festival, and it describes the success of our students and alumni well. Two of our student films celebrated their world premiere at this festival: BABY BITCHKA …

CHICHINETTE finally screens in cinemas across Germany

CHICHINETTE – THE ACCIDENTAL SPY, the documentary and graduation film by Nicola Alice Hens, will be released in cinemas nationwide on September 17, 2020. To accompany its theatrical release, the director will personally present the film in selected cities. The film tells the hitherto little-known story of the French Jew Marthe Cohn alias Chichinette. During …

The DFFB at the 16th edition of the film festival achtung Berlin – new berlin film award

After the pandemic thwarted the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in April, we are delighted that the 16th edition of achtung Berlin – new berlin film award film will soon be upon us. Taking place from 16–20 September, this edition will feature fewer films than usual, but they will all be screened in the best …

Declaration of Solidatirty with the Students and Lecturers of the Theater and Film School in Budapest

The Academic Council – represented by students, lecturers and staff – of the DFFB would like to express its solidarity with the members of the University of Theater and Film Arts in Budapest (SZFE). The task of the cinema is a versatile and precise analysis of the world. This analysis is only possible by seeking …

NEXT WAVE PROGRAMME OPEN FOR ADMISSIONS – APPLY NOW!

The challenges for the film industry in 2020 are unprecedented. While everyone is still adapting to the digital revolution, we find ourselves in the middle of the next disruption by the Covid-19 crisis causing a breath-taking acceleration of the on-going changes. NEXT WAVE addresses these changes by focusing on emerging developments in the film industry …