WELCOME!

WELCOME!

Welcome – here you will find all about film and filming in the City of Frankfurt!

Frankfurt is a great city and has a lot to offer – so take a close look!See video →

FRANKFURT IS

FRANKFURT IS

… a city with heart and atmosphere, the economic center of Hessen and …

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    HIGHLY CONNECTIVE

    Thanks to its excellent infrastructure, Frankfurt am Main is not only easy to get to but also extremely well-connected. In no time at all, you can reach any European or international market – whether by plane, car, or train. And as far as digital data exchange is concerned, Frankfurt is one of the most important hubs in the world.

    Diverse in all matters! Maintaining and increasing its diversity is Frankfurt’s goal both economically and culturally. With its varied range of industries, Frankfurt is dynamic and resilient. A broadly accessible calendar of cultural events is the basis for relaxation and recreation.

    International! Frankfurt is international in any respect, whether entrepreneurial, culinary or cultural. More than 170 nations work and live here side by side.

    Sounds exciting? Get more on www.frankfurt-business.net

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    CITY OF ART
    Frankfurt has become a City of Art. The Städelschule, the Portikus, the MMK Museum of Modern Art, the Schirn and the Kunstverein have successfully established contemporary art in the city. Several studio houses and galleries have introduced new art and boosted the existing art scene.
    The Culture Board of the city is promoting science, literature, film and music, art in public places, supports artists and the international exchange of culture.

    Like to discover our art and culture scene? It’s all here at Kulturportal.

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    GREEN GREEN GREEN
    48 per cent of the total city area comprises open spaces and water. And if you look closely, you will see palm trees along the Main, dunes in the GreenBelt, a wilderness at the former airfield and large ­expanses of woodland. Frankfurt has the right shade of green for everyone.

    There are more than 40 parks in the city. Some of them, like the Volkspark Niddatal, are fairly ­untamed in character, while others, like the Chinese Garden, have a more medi­tative aura. Most of them have been created from the magnificent gardens owned by the Rothschild, Bethmann and Brentano families – English-style landscaping with beautiful old trees. There are over 50 lakes and ponds, some 100 hectares of well-kept green spaces along the Main and the Nidda and, of couse, the Palmengarten, which is known far beyond the city’s boundaries.

    Desire on green and recreation? Take a look at Frankfurt Green City.

INDUSTRY EVENTS

INDUSTRY EVENTS

All relevant film industry events in Frankfurt at a glance!

Frankfurt is a cosmopolitain city – the perfect setting for international brands like Mercedes Benz, Hyundai, VW or Chevrolet. All they filmed commercials in the city and used the professional expertise of Frankfurt’s production & service teams. Location & production services for all spots by Regina Kaczmarek. HYUNDAI for the Korean market CHEVROLET for the.. read more →

(C) Berlinale: v.l.n.r. Romuald Karmakar, Ricardo Villalobos, Ata Macias, Sonja Moonear, Andro Steinborn

This year at Berlinale Panorama: Director Romuald Karmakar turns his attention once again to the settings of his “Club Land Trilogy”: “If I Think of Germany at Night” (Denk ich an Deutschland in der Nacht) takes a look at five pioneers of electronic music for whom work is their raison d’être. He shows the development.. read more →

18 Jan 2017
January 18, 2017

HESSEN TALENTS at the 67. Berlinale

The Hessen Film- and Media Academy (hFMA) is a network of 13 Hessian state universities enables students to meet and cooperate in meta-institutional projects: joint pitch-trainings, animation master classes, the joint HESSEN TALENTS presentations at Berlinale. This year’s HESSEN TALENTS selection is a result of a voting from the expert audience at the Hessian Hochschulfilmtag.. read more →

Photo: Anna Meuer

Claudia Dillmann, Direktor of the German Film Institute (DIF), was honored with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany . The ceremony was held in Frankfurt am Main on Dezember 7, 2016. www.deutsches-filminstitut.de read more →

27 Oct 2016
October 27, 2016

Hessian Film Award 2016

The Hessen Film Award 2016 was awarded in the following categories. Congratulations to all winners! FEATURE FILM FRITZ LANG Director: Gordian Maugg Dama, Germany 2015 DOCUMENTARY GHOSTLAND – THE VIEW OF THE JU/‘HOANSI Director: Simon Stadler, Catenia Lermer Documentary, Germany 2016 SHORT FILM SHIPS PASSING IN THE NIGHT Director: Elisabeth Zwimpfer Short film, Germany 2015.. read more →