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  • 04/2016

    Gasoline Deluxe 360° VR Music Video at DOK.fest Munich (Showcase)

    The VR-Musicvideo will be presented at the Interactive Days of the DOK.fest Munich at the 8th of May 2016. The […]

    The VR-Musicvideo will be presented at the Interactive Days of the DOK.fest Munich at the 8th of May 2016. The visitors of the DOK.fest Munich could join Friedrich Lichtenstein on a drive as a front-seat passenger through Berlin and join the Universe of Friedrich Lichtenstein through the Virtual Reality Experience. The VR-Video is a part of the Gasoline Deluxe Production which will be launched at the 19th of April on ARTE and ARTE CREATIV:

    DOK.fest Munich
    The Universe according to Friedrich Liechtenstein (Web series)
    Gasoline Deluxe (TV-Serie)
    Friedrich Lichtenstein on Facebook


  • 04/2016

    SUPERNERDS nominated for the Rockie Award

    Our transmedia project „SUPERNERDS“ is nominated for the Rockie Award of the BANFF World Media Festival 2016. The award ceremony […]

    Our transmedia project „SUPERNERDS“ is nominated for the Rockie Award of the BANFF World Media Festival 2016. The award ceremony wil be held between 12th and 15th of June in the canadian Banff. The Banff World Media Festival is an international Film and Media Festival of the broadcasting industry.

     

     

    BANFF World Media Festival
    Project Details


  • 04/2016

    MALI BLUES world premiere @Visions du Réel in Nyon

    Today our documentary MALI BLUES, a film about the unifying Power of Music, celebrates it’s world premiere at Visions du Réel […]

    Today our documentary MALI BLUES, a film about the unifying Power of Music, celebrates it’s world premiere at Visions du Réel in the presence of director Lutz Gregor and editor Markus Schmidt.

    A musical journey with Stars of the Global Pop Fatoumata Diawara, Bassekou Kouyaté, Master Soumy and Ahmed Ag Kaedi.

    Screenings at the Visions du Réel:
    April 20th – 20:30h – Théâtre de Marens
    April 21st  – 20:00h – Théâtre de Grand-Champ

    And shortly after, MALI BLUES will have its Portuguese premiere at the IndieLisboa International Film Festival (20.04 – 01.05.)

    In coproduction with ZDF, in association with ARTE
    Funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FFA, DFFF und MEDIA

    Website Visions du Réel
    Offizielle Website MALI BLUES
    Website IndieLisboa
    https://www.facebook.com/MaliBluesFilm/


  • 04/2016

    “Falcianis SwissLeaks” nominated for the German-French Journalism Award

    The web documentary “Falciani’s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data Robbery” is nominated for the German-French Journalism Award in the […]

    The web documentary “Falciani’s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data Robbery” is nominated for the German-French Journalism Award in the category “Multimedia”. The Web-Project tells the story of whistleblower Hervé Falciani and offers an inside view into the complex issue of tax fraud to a broad public in an emotional and playful manner. The Journalism Award is one of the most important Awards for media projects in Europe and will be awarded at the 29 of June 2016.
    Also “Falcianis Swiss Leaks” is under the three finalists of the Henri Nannen Award 2016  in the category “web story”. The Award honors outstanding works in German-speaking Journalism. The award ceremony will take place on April 28 at 7 pm in the Curios-Haus in Hamburg.

    German-French Journalism Award
    Nannen Preis 2016
    About the Project


  • 04/2016

    SUPERNERDS at DOK.fest Munich and Sheffield DocFest

    Our transmedia project will be presented on May 7 at Kammerspiele Munich, on May 10 at DOK.fest Munich as an […]

    Our transmedia project will be presented on May 7 at Kammerspiele Munich, on May 10 at DOK.fest Munich as an interactive event for schools and at Sheffield DocFest on June 12 as part of the Alternate Realities Programme. At Sheffield, the event named “A Night of Surveillance: The Supernerds Experience” will be a thrilling experience for a live audience, designed to make you think twice about your online footprint. Producer Georg Tschurthenthaler will give insights into the original production of the interactive part-theatre, part-TV show ’Supernerds’, before providing us with a playful demonstration of just how easy it is to hack phones and tap into private data.

     

    DOK.fest Munich
    Official Website
    Sheffield Doc/fest
    SUPERNERDS on Facebook
    Documentary "Digital Dissidents"


  • 04/2016

    The Tchaikovsky Files @ MiFo LGBT Film Fest in Miami

    Our film THE TCHAIKOVSKY FILES – CONFESSIONS OF A COMPOSER celebrates its international premiere at the Miami and Fort Lauderdale (MiFo) […]

    Our film THE TCHAIKOVSKY FILES – CONFESSIONS OF A COMPOSER celebrates its international premiere at the Miami and Fort Lauderdale (MiFo) Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. It screens April 23 at 3:00 pm in the Regal Cinemas South Beach in Miami.

    The film radically transfers Peter Tchaikovsky into the present time and draws an emotional psychological portrait. Tchaikovsky’s fate, being at the mercy of a homophobic environment as a gay man, comes up for current discussion. Additionally, international artists and experts reveal their very personal approach to Tchaikovsky and his music.

    The MiFo LGBT Film Festival shows different films, videos, and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experience.

    MiFo LGBT Film Festival
    official page The Tchaikovsky Files


  • 04/2016

    The Land of the Enlightened @Visions du Réel & Hot Docs

    Filmed by first-time director Pieter-Jan De Pue on amazing 16mm footage, “The Land of the Enlightened” was already awarded at the Sundance […]

    Filmed by first-time director Pieter-Jan De Pue on amazing 16mm footage, “The Land of the Enlightened” was already awarded at the Sundance Film Festival. Now it will be shown at two more internationally renowned festivals. The screenings at the Visions du Réel (Switzerland) take place on April 17th and 18th and at the Hot Docs (Canada) on May 2nd, 4th and 6th.

    In this seamless blend of fictional and documentary form, we experience a stunning cinematic journey into the beauty of war-tormented Afghanistan. Shot over seven years, first-time director Pieter-Jan De Pue paints a whimsical yet haunting look at the condition of Afghanistan left for the next generation.

    Visions du Réel
    Hot Docs
    "Land of the Enlightened" on Facebook
    Official website of "The Land of the Enlightened"


  • 03/2016

    World premiere MALI BLUES @Visions Du Réel

    Our film MALI BLUES will celebrate its world premiere at Visions Du Réel, one of the most important film festivals […]

    Our film MALI BLUES will celebrate its world premiere at Visions Du Réel, one of the most important film festivals for documentaries. The screenings will take place on April 20 and 21, in the presence of director Lutz Gregor and the team.

    Following Fatoumata Diawara, the young shooting star of the global pop scene, MALI BLUES is a musical journey, discovering the country’s rich musical culture and it’s threat by radical Islamists. On our way we meet other committed musicians, like Bassekou Kouyaté, Master Soumy and Ahmed Ag Kaedi.

    And shortly after, MALI BLUES will have its Portuguese premiere at the IndieLisboa International Film Festival (20.04 – 01.05.)

    In coproduction with ZDF, in association with ARTE
    Funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FFA, DFFF und MEDIA

    Visions Du Réel
    IndieLisboa International Film Festival
    "Mali Blues" at facebook
    Official website "Mali Blues"


  • 03/2016

    Falciani’s SwissLeaks nominated for Henri Nannen Award

    The webdoc “Falciani’s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data Robbery” is nominated for the Henri Nannen Award 2016  in the […]

    The webdoc “Falciani’s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data Robbery” is nominated for the Henri Nannen Award 2016  in the category “web story”. The award honors outstanding works in German-speaking Journalism. The award ceremony will take place on April 28 at 7 pm in the Curios-Haus in Hamburg. The project “Falciani´s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data Robbery” tells the story of whistleblower Hervé Falciani and offers an inside view into the complex issue of tax fraud to a broad public in an emotional and playful manner.

     

     

     

     

     

    Shortlist of Henri Nannen Award 2016
    Project Details


  • 02/2016

    SUPERNERDS at the Transmedia Day in Munich

    On March 8, producer Georg Tschurtschenthaler will present our transmedia project at the Transmedia Day in an interactive showcase. With […]

    On March 8, producer Georg Tschurtschenthaler will present our transmedia project at the Transmedia Day in an interactive showcase. With other international experts he will discuss new technologies and ways of interactive storytelling. The Transmedia Day is part of the three-day conference „i4c“ on innovation in video content.

    Transmedia Day 2016


  • 02/2016

    SUPERNERDS travels with “What’s the Buzz” to Australia

    Our transmedia project SUPERNERDS will be presented on Monday, February 29th as “What’s the Buzz of the Year” (WTB) during […]

    Our transmedia project SUPERNERDS will be presented on Monday, February 29th as “What’s the Buzz of the Year” (WTB) during the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC). “What’s the Buzz of the Year” showcases the most important and innovative productions of the year from the non-fiction sector. In 2015, SUPERNERDS was also part of the WTB selection at the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) in Vienna.

    Details and Trailer
    Australian International Documentary Conference


  • 02/2016

    WHO IS ODA JAUNE? @Berlinale 2016

    Our coproduction “Who is Oda Jaune?”(75min) by KHM-student Kamilla Pfeffer will have its world premiere at Berlinale 2016 in the […]

    Our coproduction “Who is Oda Jaune?”(75min) by KHM-student Kamilla Pfeffer will have its world premiere at Berlinale 2016 in the category Perspektive Deutsches Kino. The premiere will take place on February 14th at 7:30pm (CinemaxX 3) in the presence of director and protagonists Oda Jaune and Lars Eidinger. Two further screenings will take place on February 15th at 12pm and 8:30 pm.

    The documentary is an intimate portrait of a young woman who had to leave her past behind to find her future. Berlin International Film Festival: 11th-21st February.

    In coproduction with Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln (KHM) and Kamilla Pfeffer, funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, World Sales: WIDE HOUSE

    Official website WHO IS ODA JAUNE?
    Berlinale
    Berlinale Press Release


  • 02/2016

    GreenMe LIFE AWARD for the Yes Men

    We are very happy that our coproduction “The Yes Men Are Revolting” has been awarded with the LIFE AWARD at […]

    We are very happy that our coproduction “The Yes Men Are Revolting” has been awarded with the LIFE AWARD at GreenMe Festival! The jury members Renate Künast (Alliance ’90/ The Greens), director Valentin Thurn and activist Christiane Beckmann all agreed that this entertaining but serious film makes you want to change something. We thank the jury and the GreenMe festival!

    The ninth edition of the GreenMe Festival had its focus on “Ocean – Life – Water” and took place from January 29-31 at Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.

     

    Website "The Yes Men Are Revolting"
    Website GreenMe Festival
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  • 02/2016

    SUPERNERDS nominated for SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

    Our transmedia project „SUPERNERDS“ is one of five finalists in the category “Privacy & Security”. The award ceremony wil be […]

    Our transmedia project „SUPERNERDS“ is one of five finalists in the category “Privacy & Security”. The award ceremony wil be held on March 14 in Austin, Texas, USA. The awards celebrate the most inspiring, creative innovations in the connected world. The 2016 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards showcases the most exciting tech developments, including achievements in digital design, health technology, privacy and security, 3D printing, augmented and virtual reality, and beyond.

    SXSW is one of the largest and most renowned festivals worldwide and comines the three sections FILM, INTERACTIVE and MUSIC.

    SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards