Menu

ifs internationale filmschule köln

international film school cologne (ifs)

Full member



Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
ifs internationale filmschule köln
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
international film school cologne (ifs)
Year of Foundation:
2000
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
2004
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
2004
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
AQAS
Name of Director:
Simone Stewens, Rainer Weiland
Address :
Schanzenstr. 28, 51063 Cologne
Country:
Germany
Website:

Mission & Strategy

The ifs internationale filmschule köln is a full study and further education institution with an artistic-scientific focus serving aspiring media professionals. On the initiative of the NRW state government and the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW the school was founded in 2000 as a non-profit company, the Film- und Medienstiftung being the sole principal partner of the ifs.

The ifs’ portfolio covers Bachelor’s programs in Screenwriting, Directing, Creative Producing, Director of Photography, Editing Picture & Sound, VFX & Animation, and Production Design, as well as international Master’s programs in Serial Storytelling, and Digital Narratives. The study programs are carried out in cooperation with the TH Köln - University of Applied Sciences. The ifs is currently developing new master’s programs. In addition, there are several further education programs for media professionals ranging from Costume Design to Masterclass Non-Fiction.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total
State Funds:
66%
Public Funds:
24%
Private Funds:
0%
Students’ Fees:
9%
Sales of School Product:
0%
Rentals of Premises/Facilities/Equipment/Services:
0%
Donations:
1%

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total
Cash:
100%
In-Kind :
0%

Degree areas

BA Film (Bachelor of Arts, B.A., 210 ECTS, Full-Time)
MA Digital Narratives (Master of Arts, M.A., 120 ECTS, Full-Time)
MA Serial Storytelling (Master of Arts, M.A., 120 ECTS, Full-Time)

Non-degree courses

Basic Short Courses
(for students with a high Institution diploma ONLY):
Yes
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with a B.A degree):
Yes
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with an M.A or M.F.A. degree):
No
Advanced Training of Professionals:
Yes

Student incentives

Total value of scholarships for
tuition per year:
29000,00 Euro
Total value of scholarships for
research per year:
0,00 Euro
Total value of scholarships for
living costs per year:
32800,08 Euro
Total value of fee reductions per year:
0,00 Euro
Percentage of students receiving
scholarships per year:
10,5 %
Percentage of students receiving
full fee reductions per year:
0 %
Percentage of students receiving
partial fee reductions per year:
0 %
Percentage of students receiving
paid internships:
0 %
Percentage of students using
institutions residential halls:
0 %
Percentage of students using
institutions canteen :
0 %

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
2
10
Teaching Assistants:
0
0
Industry Professionals:
0
96
Administrative Staff:
17
27
Technical Staff:
3
1

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Key guest lecturers (Visiting for Masterclasses, Seminars, Workshops, etc.)

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes
Specialized Books on Film/TV/Media/Arts/etc. (Total):
5000
Professional Films on DVD, Blu-Ray, etc. (Total):
7000
Student Films (Total):
200

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.
Lecture Auditoriums:
1
TV Studios:
1
Editing Studios:
8
Sound Studios (recording, editing, mixing, foley):
2
Music Recording Studios:
1
Screening Halls (with capacity between 50-350 people):
1

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21
Film Cameras 16 mm:
2* ARRI SR II
Digital Cinema Cameras:
2* ARRI ALEXA
HD Cameras:
3* Panasonic AG-AC160AEJ, 2* Panasonic HVX200
SD Cameras:
1* Panasonic DVX100B, 3* Panasonic DVX100, 3* Sony PD170, 5* Can

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID
Digital:
8

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.
Carpentry:
1

Total Annual Production:

Hours

Past successful graduates

All rights reserved CILECT ® 2017. Read all the Terms of Use of the CILECT website. Programming by ivailoiliev.com