Award for Weijia Ma at DOK Leipzig

02.11.2020

The documentary animation film, a Chinese-French co-production, deals with China’s one-child policy from the perspective of two young girls and thus has a very personal connection to the filmmaker’s history.

Screenshot aus dem DOK Leipzig-Interview

DOK Leipzig is an annual festival for documentaries and animations that celebrates film and promotes debate. For over 60 years, the festival focuses on the values of peace, tolerance, human dignity and freedom of expression, along with a strong, individual artistic signature of the filmmakers.

The Silver Dove in the newly introduced “Golden Section” Competition for the Audience Award Short Documentary and Animated Film comes with 1,500 euros in prize money, was donated by the Leipziger Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Filmkunst e. V.

13.04.2021

Merz Akademie at the ITFS 2021

100% digital – Das ITFS 2021 findet online statt Das Internationale Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart (04. bis 09. Mai 2021) findet auch in diesem Jar ausschließlich online statt. Ein neues Zusatzangebot ist...

23.03.2021

Students Abroad: Semester Abroad Despite Pandemic and Lockdown

Lockdown, curfews, canceled flights, and online teaching: These are all not perfect conditions for a semester abroad, in which the focus is, after all, on exchanging ideas with other students...

16.03.2021

Filipa César and Diana McCarty will become film and video professors at the Merz Akademie

Filipa César and Diana McCarty, two filmmakers and media activists, have been jointly appointed to a professorship of Film and Video at Merz Akademie. In their artistic work, the duo...

11.02.2021

Farewell ceremony for the graduates of the (digital) winter semester 2020/21

On Friday, February 5, 2021, the Bachelor’s and Master’s graduates were bid farewell online – but no less ceremoniously – by Prorector Maren Schmohl and Dean Prof. Peter Ott. Our...