"Sterben" and "L'Empire" in the Berlinale Competition
Animated rabbits and tricky female soldiers
Solo in Hamburg
"My characters are Loriot types, but in a cheeky way."
Festival planner 2023: Time for film festivals!
Bye bye script funding, hello NEST
Oscar hopes for two films from Hamburg
One step further in the Oscar® race: İlker Çatak's Hamburg film "The Teachers' Lounge" has made it onto the shortlist in the category "Best International Film". Among the other candidates: The historical film "Kings Land" starring Mads Mikkelsen, which celebrated its German premiere at Filmfest Hamburg in autumn.
Saying goodbye and finding hope
In its last meeting of the year, the Kurz + Innovativ Committee of the MOIN Film Fund awarded around 150,000 euros to seven projects. These include the short film "No Time" by Schleswig-Holstein Screenplay Award winner Jackie Gillies and the mixed media experience "Haunted Healing" by Hamburg-based animation company Fabian&Fred.
New Nordlichters wanted!
For the seventh time, there is a new call for entries for the NORDLICHTER - the debut series organised by Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), MOIN Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and nordmedia - Film- und Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen. We are looking for new North German film material.
EFM Market Badge Inclusion Initiative
If you live in our region, work in the film industry AND consider yourself part of a marginalised group, then apply for one of the free EFM Market Badges + festival accreditations.
"Fragments of Silence" wins in Lübeck
Inception meets virtual reality: VR artist and filmmaker Dan Franke has won the XR Pitch Battle organised by MOIN Film Fund with his VR thriller "Fragments of Silence" and will receive 10,000 euros in funding. The event took place in cooperation with the Nordic Film Days Lübeck in the Infinity Dome and in parallel on ZOOM.
Around 30,000 euros for 4 German-Turkish projects
In its current meeting, the German-Turkish Co-Production Development Fund of MBB, MOIN Film Fund Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein and Istanbul Film Festival - Meetings on the Bridge is awarding almost 30,000 euros for the development of four new German-Turkish film projects.
North German cinema and immersive experiences
The Nordic Film Days Lübeck is calling: from 1 to 5 November, the 65th edition of the Nordic Film Days Lübeck will feature over 180 films. MOIN Film Fund is represented in the programme with 13 funded productions - including the long-term documentary "Forever" by Grimme Award winner Pia Lenz, the historical epic "King's Land" with Mads Mikkelsen and the world premiere of the documentary "Hugo Hercules & The Wild West" by Martina Fluck from Schleswig-Holstein. In addition, several immersive projects will be presented to an expert jury at the "XR Pitch Battle" in the Infinity Dome.
Freedom, friendships and women's rights
Around 1.7 million euros were awarded to 31 projects by the Director's Cut Committee of the MOIN Film Fund at its current meeting - including the new film "Ficken für Freiheit" by Hille Norden from Schleswig-Holstein and the drama "5 Tage" by "Peterchens Mondfahrt" Director Ali Samadi Ahadi.
Eave Slate and Impact Zone
Apply now for the EAVE Slate or Impact Zone Lab at "When East Meets West 2024"!
An Oscar for Hamburg
Four graduates of Hamburg Media School have won the Student Academy Award 2023 in bronze in the feature film category with their graduation film "ISTINA (Truth)". The awards were presented last night in Los Angeles by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Programme for underrepresented groups
The MOIN Film Fund and the European Film Market Toolbox programme are pleased to announce the extension of their partnership! You can now apply for the upcoming EFM Fiction Toolbox programme and the European Film Market, which will take place in Berlin from 15 to 21 February 2024!