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Fingers crossed for Filmakademie @FIRSTSTEPS Award

No less than 6 nominations from the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg for this year’s FIRST STEPS Award - congratulations already! The award show will be held at Stage Theater in Berlin, 9th September and we can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Here are the nominees:

Category Script: Andrej Sorin with BLAULICHT BRUDIS
Category Short Animation Film: BLIESCHOW (from Christoph Sarow)

Category Commercial:
PUMPERS´ PARADISE(Regie: Eddy Hohf),
BILLY(Regie: Francisco Gonzalez Sendino),
DARK RED(Regie: Eugen Merher),
AURA(Regie: Timm Völkner)

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HEROES @Gamescom

Our Heroes from ANIMATIONSINSTITUT of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and STUDIO SEUFZ as well as PIXELCLOUD are at this year’s GAMESCOM in Cologne! The fair is known for highlight for every Gamer and Digital Media Nerd.
You can find the Animationsinstitut in Hall 10.2 Booth B 039.a where you can talk to the students studying Interactive Media as well as play the VR game “Super Size Hero”. Have a look at the trailer here.

Besides the students from Animationsinstitut you can get to know our “old rabbits” from Studio Seufz, also Alumnis of Filmakademie, Anselm Pyta and Stefan Michel with their award-wining game “: THE LONGING :”, supported by MFG Baden-Württemberg. Watch the trailer here. The guys will be waiting for you in the Indie Arena!

And the experts from Pixelcloud are expecting you in Hall 4.1 Booth B040 to try out their mysterious expedition VR game “Blautopf”, a project with SWR and supported by MFG Baden-Württemberg. Read more here.

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Filmakademie rated on of Top 10 VFX Schools!

The Hollywood Reporter released their annual rating of the Top 10 Visual Effects Schools in the World and again the FILMAKADEMIE is named, with only 5 other international schools! The Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and Animationsinstitut were in the spotlight this year with the FMX Conference in Stuttgart as well as countless prizes! Congratulations!

Filmakademie Alumni with FIRST FEATURE FILM!

The two alumni Philipp Klinger (script/director) and Simon Thummet (script) from Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg are filming in Baden-Baden right now for their first feature film “Albträumer” (engl. Nightmares). The project is supported by SWR and the MFG Medien- und Filmförderung Baden-Württemberg. Until the middle of August they will be filming the family drama, in total only 25 days.

The script is about a 17 y/o girl Rebekka who’s brother commits suicide but she finds out more details only afterwards.

Prof. Hykade now ACADEMY member

Congratulations to Prof. Andreas Hykade, Director of the Animationsinstitut of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, for becoming one of the new members of the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS. He is representing the “Short Films & Feature Animation”. Also two Alumnis of the Filmakademie are part of the ACADEMY now, well done!

Read the press release here.

All credits with the Filmakademie and Animationsinstitut.