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  • 10/2015

    Documentary and scroll-doc about Whistleblower Falciani nominated for the German Economy Film Award 2015

    The investigate documentary „Falciani’s Tax Bomb“ by Ben Lewis is nominated in the category „Films about Economy“. Our multimedia scroll-documentary […]

    The investigate documentary „Falciani’s Tax Bomb“ by Ben Lewis is nominated in the category „Films about Economy“. Our multimedia scroll-documentary “Falciani´s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data  Robbery“ is nominated in the category „Films in New Media“.  The German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology annually honours the best Economy films and films about Economy in order to improve the economic knowledge of the German population.

    The  winners of the German Economy Film  Award will be announced on November 4th, 2015.

    The crossmedia project covers the events around the enigmatic bank whistleblower Hervé Falciani. The highly sensible client data he stole from HSBC led to the biggest banking scandal of history, which is why many consider him to be the Edward Snowden of the banking sector.

    About the German Economy Film Award 2015
    About the film "Falciani's Tax Bomb"
    About the interactive scroll documentary


  • 09/2015

    “1989 – A Statesman Opens up” wins the Prix Italia 2015!

    The film by Anders Østergaard and Erzsébet Rácz was honored with the famous award for the “Best documentary in cultural […]

    The film by Anders Østergaard and Erzsébet Rácz was honored with the famous award for the “Best documentary in cultural and general interest”.The Prix Italia is one of the most important international awards for TV, radio and web productions.

    The feature-length documentary visits the closed rooms where battles are fought and history made, pushing the borders of the documentary genre to achieve a rich, cinematic experience.
    In 1989, between Hungary and Austria the ageing iron curtain dividing East from West, is crumbling. Having no ambitions for a career in politics, young prime minister Miklós Németh cancels all future maintenance of the Iron Curtain.

     

    Prix Italia 2015


  • 09/2015

    FALCIANI’S SWISSLEAKS on the Shortlist of the 5th LOVIE Awards!

    Among 1,500 projects submitted from 30 countries our scroll documentary has accomplished to be selected for the Shortlist of the […]

    Among 1,500 projects submitted from 30 countries our scroll documentary has accomplished to be selected for the Shortlist of the 5th Lovie Awards. The Lovie Awards prize every year the best european Web Projects. The winners will be announced 13 October.
    The web project “Falciani´s SwissLeaks – The Great Bank Data Robbery” uses the fascinating story of whistleblower Hervé Falciani to offer an inside view into the complex issue of tax fraud to a broad public in an emotional and playful manner. Through a combination of text, video and interactive elements, the user experiences how Falciani’s spectacular disclosures affect him personally; additionally he is continually confronted with his own attitude towards tax compliance, betrayal and whistleblowing.

     

    Experience the full story here
    About the scroll-documentary
    About the Lovie Awards


  • 09/2015

    GARDENIA wins Flemish ENSOR-Prize

    Exciting news from this weekend: our coproduction „Before the last curtain falls“ by Thomas Wallner and Eva Küpper just won […]

    Exciting news from this weekend: our coproduction „Before the last curtain falls“ by Thomas Wallner and Eva Küpper just won the Flemish „Oscar“, the film award ENSOR as best feature documentary!

    The film dives deeply into the exceptional and heart-warming stories of a group of transsexuals and drag queens in their sixties and seventies, who summon up their bravery to take to the stage one last time. For two years they have been touring in five continents, basking in the success of a spectacular show called “Gardenia”, directed by Alain Platel and Frank Van Laecke.

     

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  • 09/2015

    SUPERNERDS at Cologne Conference

    During the „Great Culture Day“ on September 29th, Christian Beetz will give insights into the transmedia storytelling of SUPERNERDS. In […]

    During the „Great Culture Day“ on September 29th, Christian Beetz will give insights into the transmedia storytelling of SUPERNERDS. In cooperation with WDR, the showcase will be part of this year’s Cologne Conference (09/25-10/10). Media experts will discuss future strategies for culture in the media.

    The Cologne Conference's Program
    "The Great Culture Day" - Details and Speaker
    Details about "Supernerds"


  • 09/2015

    Raindance Film Festival: “Digital Dissidents” nominated for BEST DOCUMENTARY

    “Digital Dissidents” is nominated for “Best Documentary 2015” at the 23rd Raindance Film Festival in London. The film by Cyril […]

    “Digital Dissidents” is nominated for “Best Documentary 2015” at the 23rd Raindance Film Festival in London. The film by Cyril Tuschi, with Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg, also celebrates its UK premiere. We are very happy and keep our fingers crossed!

    Screening dates:

    Saturday, Sept. 26th 2015, 2:15 pm

    Sunday, Sept. 27th 2015, 12:10 pm

    Raindance Film Festival


  • 08/2015

    Ruhrtriennale shows “Modern Ruins”

    Two episodes of our documentary series “Modern Ruins” are shown on Wednesday, September 2nd at 8 pm in front of […]

    Two episodes of our documentary series “Modern Ruins” are shown on Wednesday, September 2nd at 8 pm in front of the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum during the Rurtriennale Festival. While Zeche Lohberg is rotting since its close-down in 2005  there is hope for the former Motor City Detroit. The entrance is free. Ruhrtriennale ist an annual international Arts Festival and takes place from August 14th to September 26th in the former industrial buildings of the Ruhr Area.

     

    Ruhrtriennale 2015
    About the documentary series "Modern Ruins"


  • 08/2015

    International Premiere of „Digital Dissidents“ in Montréal

    Our documentary „Digital Dissidents“ celebrates its international premiere at the Montréal World Film Festival 2015. As part of the festival […]

    Our documentary „Digital Dissidents“ celebrates its international premiere at the Montréal World Film Festival 2015. As part of the festival the film by director Cyril Tuschi, starring Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Daniel Ellsberg amongst others, is shown to an international audience for the first time: on September 1st at 6.30 PM and on September 6th at 9.30 AM at the Cinéma Quartier Latin in Montréal.


  • 08/2015

    German Cinema Release of “The Yes Men Are Revolting”

    today, on August 20th, we celebrate the national cinema release of our documentary “The Yes Men are revolting”! NFP marketing […]

    today, on August 20th, we celebrate the national cinema release of our documentary “The Yes Men are revolting”! NFP marketing & distribution brings the activist’s thrid film to 22 selected German cinemas in 18 cities! For the last 20 years, the notorious activists “The Yes Men” (Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum) have staged outrageous and hilarious hoaxes to draw international attention to corporate crimes against humanity and the environment.

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  • 07/2015

    Kick-Off for “Gasoline Deluxe“

    Production of our 10-part series with entertainer Friedrich Liechtenstein has started! Friedrich Liechtenstein will travel across Europe to prove his […]

    Production of our 10-part series with entertainer Friedrich Liechtenstein has started! Friedrich Liechtenstein will travel across Europe to prove his thesis: Gas Stations are the most romantic places of our time. The series will be aired on ARTE in spring 2016.

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    Details about the series


  • 06/2015

    Full Success @ Sunny Side of the Doc 2015

    We’re delighted about two awards we received at the Sunny Side of the Doc 2015: The Cézame Music Award for […]

    We’re delighted about two awards we received at the Sunny Side of the Doc 2015: The Cézame Music Award for the transmedia „Dream Project“ and the award for the Best History Project for “Leningrad Symphony“.

    The Dream Project
    All Winners @ Sunny Side of the Doc 2015


  • 06/2015

    “Falciani’s Tax Bomb”: TV Premiere & Webdoc Release on June 23rd

    Today, June 23rd at 8:15 pm the investigative documentary “Falciani’s Tax Bomb” has its TV premiere on ARTE. For a […]

    Today, June 23rd at 8:15 pm the investigative documentary “Falciani’s Tax Bomb” has its TV premiere on ARTE. For a little foretaste, check out our multimedia webdoc “Falciani’s SwissLeaks” at www.falcianis-swissleaks.com and experience the story about Hervé Falciani, the “Edward Snowden” of the banking sector. 

    Experience the Webdoc
    Details about the documentary


  • 06/2015

    „The Dream Project“ at Cross Video Days in Paris

    Crossmedia-Producer Tanja Schmoller will pitch „The Dream Project“ this Friday (June 12th) at 12:00pm. „The dream project“ employs the advantages […]

    Crossmedia-Producer Tanja Schmoller will pitch „The Dream Project“ this Friday (June 12th) at 12:00pm. „The dream project“ employs the advantages of web, TV, and radio to give people a space to share their dreams with one another, and set out on a journey into the subconscious. „The Dream Project“ has been selected as one of 18 projects for the pitching session.

    Cross Video Days
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  • 06/2015

    Final call for SUPERNERDS

    Be part of the final performance of SUPERNERDS today on June 10th – at Schauspiel Köln or via live-stream at […]

    Be part of the final performance of SUPERNERDS today on June 10th – at Schauspiel Köln or via live-stream at 7:30pm on www.supernerds.tv! After 11 performances the transmedia experiment will pass the finishing line. The interactive part of the project lives on: Starting tomorrow, you can sign up on our website for your personal Suddenlife Gaming experience.

    Schauspiel Köln
    supernerds.tv