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 »

Masterschool Graduate Enrico Cerasuolo wins Special Prize

Enrico Cerasuolo's and Sergio Fergnachino's film "The Enigma of Sleep" was awarded the "Jury's Special Prize" at this year's Castellana Grotte International Documentary Film Festival of Scientific Exploration and Adventure. The two co-authors... read more »

Masterschool Films screened at IDFA

In 2004, two documentaries developed within the framework of the Discovery Campus Masterschool were screened in the competition programmes of the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA). Director Alexandru Solomon, a... read more »

Masterschool Graduate Andrey Paounov wins Silver Wolf 2004

Masterschool 2004 graduate Andrey Paounov ran in the Silver Wolf Competition, where twenty short documentaries competed for the Silver Wolf Award. The jury of the Silver Wolf awarded the prize for best short documentary to "GEORGI AND THE... read more »

More than 30 Decision Makers at Discovery Campus Pitching

The Final Pitching Session of the Discovery Campus Masterschool 2004 is taking place on the 4th and 5th of December in Leipzig, Germany. More than 30 important commissioning editors and distributors from Europe and Northern America have confirmed... read more »

New BBC Head of Documentaries at Discovery Campus

Discovery Campus is proud to announce that Alan Hayling, BBC's new Head of Documentaries will be one of the distinguished experts at the upcoming Discovery Campus Symposium “The End of Documentary?” on 18th and 19th of June in Marseille.... read more »

International Broadcasting Executives in Munich

Discovery Campus will welcome 19 international experts at its upcoming Open Training Session titled "Secrets of TV - Commissioning Editors pitch their slots" which takes place in Munich/Germany between April 23 and 25. High executives from... read more »

Danielsen to become Director of Leipzig Doc Festival

Discovery Campus' Head of Studies Claas Danielsen has been appointed director of the Leipzig International Festival for Documentary and Animated Films. He will take up his new responsibility in April 2004, but stay involved with Discovery Campus... read more »

Masterschool Graduate Eremenko wins Russian "Lavr"

Berlin based director Ekaterina Eremenko who graduated from the Discovery Campus Masterschool 2002 has won the Russian National Cinema Award "Lavr" as best debut for her documentary "The Sounds of Russia". Eremenko had developed the film... read more »