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Arunas Matelis wins Silver Wolf Award 2005

Masterschool graduate Arunas Matelis (DCM 2001) ran in this year’s Silver Wolf Competition at IDFA, where twenty short documentaries (between 30 and 60 minutes) from 19 countries competed for the Silver Wolf Award. The jury of the Silver Wolf,... read more »

More News on the Devil's Miner

The Devil's Miner by Richard Ladkani & Kief Davidson (DCM 2001) has had an impressive development since its world premiere in Rotterdam 8 months ago. The film has been awarded 13 prizes and, by the end of this year, it will have been screened... read more »

Arunas Matelis wins Golden Dove

The film Before Flying Back to the Earth directed by Arunas Matelis (DCM 2001) world premiered in Leipzig on October 6, 2005. Parallel to the Discovery Campus Screening, it also ran in the International Competition Documentary Film of the... read more »

The Art of Pitching 2005 - A Résumé

Discovery Campus proudly welcomed a distinguished group of more than 50 international experts from Asia, Europe and North America at the Final Pitching Session which took place from 3-4 October, 2005. These key decisionmakers not only listened to... read more »

Disposable People by Matthias Heeder at MWFF

"Disposable People" by Matthias Heeder (DCM 2003) will be screened in the section 'Documentaries of the world' in the official competition programme of the Montréal World Film Festival (August 26 - September 5, 2005). Furthermore, it will be... read more »

More prizes for "The Great Communist Bank Robbery"

"The Great Communist Bank Robbery" by Alexandru Solomon (DCM 2001) received the "Prize of Historical Documentary" at the Pessac International Festival, France and won in the category "Best Direction" at the Hungarian-Romanian DokFilmFestival in... read more »

"The Devil's Miner" sweeps the board

The latest news on "The Devil's Miner" by Richard Ladkani & Kief Davidson (DCM 2001) are as follows: Cinema Release in the USA by First Run Features in August and in Europe by Cinemanet Europe in December 2005! Winner ­ Hot Docs –... read more »

New Member Company: Tangram

Tangram (Munich, Germany) has joined Discovery Campus’ circle of member companies as of January 2005. Tangram has been producing documentaries since 1990, quite often spearheading new trends in factual programming. In recent years, they have... read more »

Masterschool Projects - Recent awards & developments

Zoltan Török (DCM 2003): Pitch Award for "Jungle Soccer" at this year’s Real Screen Summit in Washington. “Children of the Decree” by Florin Iepan & Razvan Georgescu (DCM 2002): Audience Award and Special Jury Mention at the... read more »

New Head of Masterschool

We are very proud to announce that Peter Symes is the new Head of Masterschool and as such responsible for its content. Claas Danielsen, who stepped down from his duties as Head of Studies due to his new position as the director of the... read more »

1. OTS in Belfast - A Résumé

The Discovery Campus year started off very successfully with the 1st Open Training Session of the DCM 2005 "Tearing Down Walls" which took place from March 4 - 6, 2005 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The event was dedicated to European and North... read more »

"The Devil's Miner" to premiere at Rotterdam Film Festival

After working on it for seven years, Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani, who attended the Discovery Campus Masterschool in 2001, have finally completed their film. It will be shown for the first time on January 30, 2005, at the Rotterdam Film... read more »