DOK.fest Munich 2017

157 films from 45 countries. From May 3 – 14, the international DOK.fest Munich will take place. The film Dream Empire by David Borenstein will open the 32. DOK.fest Munich at Deutsches Theater. The director as well as the protagonist Yana will appear as guests at the opening ceremony.

Opening Ceremony
Wed, 03.May 2017, 8pm
Deutsches Theater

Tickets are available from now on at Deutsches Theater.

The FFF Bayern is represented at the festival with several funded films. As soon as the programme is online, we will inform you about the funded productions that are being shown at the festival.

With a reception on invitation only, the FFF Bayern will open the on May 5. The shows the most exciting concepts for documentary film, composition, series, webdoc, VR and interactive media and offers several events and workshops for filmmakers.

For more information about the festival, please click here.


VR Creators' Lab - The future begins now

Filmmakers and creatives are able to apply for the VR Creators’ Lab in Munich by April 28th.

From July 17th to 21st, the training and development lab offers creative professionals a creative playground for VR and 360° film.

International Experts impart the newest level of knowledge regarding spatial narration. The 5-day training course offers hands-on workshops, expert sessions and mentored pressure cooking development, guided rapid prototyping and group sessions.

The creative environment allows participants to extend their technical skills as well as their psychologic knowledge and improve their team working competence.

The Lab addresses all professionals of the film and games sector, who already have some experience in VR and/or 360° film.

The VR Creators’ Lab is part of the Creative Europe MEDIA training initiative “VR Accelerator Europe”. It is organized by the Bavarian Film Centre Munich and led by Astrid Kahmke. Supporting institutions are the European Union – Creative Europe MEDIA and the Bavaria Studios.

Further Information is available here.


Three FFF-funded films at the 67th Berlinale

Three FFF funded productions will be presented at the 67th Berlinale (9.-19.2.2017). Volker Schlöndorffs drama Return to Montauk will be celebrating its world premiere in the Competition of the festival. In Times of Fading Light by Matti Geschonneck will be represented in the section Berlinale Special Gala at the Zoo Palast and Rabbit School - Guardians of the Golden Egg by Ute von Münchow-Pohls in the section Generation Kplus.

The complete programme of the Competition and Berlinale Special will be announced soon.