Prof. Kevin B. Lee wins 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

15.07.2019

The Eurimages Lab Project Award, worth €50,000, was bestowed upon the desktop documentary Bottled Songs, written, directed and produced by Kevin B Lee and Chloé Galibert-Laîné. The doc explores the online propaganda of Islamic State. Through video letters that are received on the researchers’ screens, the documentarians reveal the role of mainstream media in generating everyday states of terror.

22.08.2019

Halbe Hütte – a Documentary Film by Lecturer Andreas Geiger

What happens if something is taken from you that you consider your property? The film tells the story of documentary filmmaker and Merz Akademie lecturer Andreas Geiger, who inherits a...

06.08.2019

Mondmädchen – report from the film shooting

Ten of our film students have created, pursued and implemented their own task. The film “Mondmädchen” is a non-university project, the location was the Lapidarum in Stuttgart. Student Laura Höpflinger...

19.07.2019

Third Picture Wins IDEENSTARK Competition

The IDEENSTARK jury decided: From around 140 applications from all over Baden-Württemberg, it selected 10 creative companies that are now jointly advancing their projects. One winning team is the film...

25.06.2019

Digital Folklore released online as a free PDF

We are very proud to share the news that “Digital Folkore”, edited by Olia Lialina and Dragan Espenschied and designed by Manuel Bürger, is finally released online as a free...