IFC 2014: the media foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig awards the SILVER NIKOLAI PILLAR #Peter Leonhard Braun

As you will remember, at the end of the 40 IFC surprisingly  Stephan Seeger  (Managing Director Media Foundation) entered the stage and addressed the participants. He said … Ladies and Gentleman, On behalf of the media foundation I would like to express my gratitude to four people. They provided an essential contribution to the success … More IFC 2014: the media foundation of Sparkasse Leipzig awards the SILVER NIKOLAI PILLAR #Peter Leonhard Braun

Lifetime Achievement Award for Peter Leonhard Braun +AUDIO links and more

Leipzig honours PRIX EUROPA founder The Medienstiftung der Sparkasse Leipzig (Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig) gives the Honorary Axel Eggebrecht Award to Peter Leonhard Braun. On 28 January 2012 Peter Leonhard Braun was given the Honorary Axel Eggebrecht Award of the Media Foundation for his life’s work, for his contribution to the future of … More Lifetime Achievement Award for Peter Leonhard Braun +AUDIO links and more

The three historic days of September in retrospect: The shortest version

“What can’t be done in Rome, can be done at home” (Edwin Brys, Belgium – Aug-01-2020) We are talking about the 46th IFC and the first virtual conference: Virtual IFC 2020.For those who were there, participated in a unique event.For those who were not there: everything is still there. The programmes remain to be listended … More The three historic days of September in retrospect: The shortest version

Virtual IFC 2020 – Missed LIVE streams

#vifc20 Sep 16 – ‘Good Bye, See You Next Year’. by:Silvia Lahner (ORF/Austria) and Leslie Rosin (ARD-WDR/Germany) #vifc20 Sep 16 – 6 PM [CET]LIVE STREAM – ‘Meet the Makers’ and ‘Good Bye, See You Next Year’. Host: Daria Corrias (RAI/Italy)+‘Good bye, see you next year’. by: Silvia Lahner (ORF/Austria) and Leslie Rosin (ARD-WDR/Germany) #vifc20 Sep … More Virtual IFC 2020 – Missed LIVE streams

Virtual IFC 2020 – SCHEDULE

In this schedule below: only titles (no sound links).For documentaries WITH sound, go to our homepage: ifc.euroradio.org [This is a provisional schedule. Latest update: Sep 10] Sep 14 Day -1- 10:00 AM *) LIVE STREAM – ‘Opening’ and ‘Welcome Today’ Host: Kjetil Saugestad (NRK/Norway)Speakers: Silvia Lahner (ORF/Austria), Laurent Marceau (EBU/Switzerland) Via IFC YouTube channel BRACCIO … More Virtual IFC 2020 – SCHEDULE

Virtual IFC 2020 | Archive

• 2020 | Welcome to the 46th -and first time virtual- International Feature Conference Virtual IFC 2020 in short• All selected documentaries will be made available at the festival site on the IFC homepage.• Relevant discussions with makers and each other will take place in designated comment fields.• Exclusive plenary sessions will be made available as … More Virtual IFC 2020 | Archive

Åke Blomström Archive 1986–2019

32 Years Åke Blomström Memorial Prize Record of Documents: May 1986 – December 2018 Compiled by Peter Leonhard Braun (updated: Jan 23, 2019) [Pop out for download – scroll: 150 pages]

Bingqi Huang (China) passed away on June 17, 2016

By: Peter Leonhard Braun Dear Friends, Half a century ago Bingqi (Head of International Relations of Chinese Radio) was awarded a grant for investigating German broadcasting. The last stop of his German trip was Berlin  –  for three weeks  –  and most of this time he spent in my department. I offered to him everything … More Bingqi Huang (China) passed away on June 17, 2016

IFC 2016 – “30th anniversary of the Åke Blomström Award” +AUDIO

WEDNESDAY May 11th 18.00h “30th anniversary of the Åke Blomström Award” Celebration at Studio 3 Exactly thirty years ago, the Åke Blomström Award – back then called Åke Blomström Memorial Prize – was given to young, promising feature makers for the first time. Many of the winners became renowned feature masters afterwards. Peter Leonhard Braun, … More IFC 2016 – “30th anniversary of the Åke Blomström Award” +AUDIO

Essays on the subject of ‘radio- feature/documentaries’

by: Virginia Madsen, AU Here are two recent essays of mine on the subject of radio feature/documentaries – hopefully giving ‘IFCers’  an idea of the book I will finish by end this year (or I might take up mushroom farming!) I also alert to a review essay I have just written published this week on … More Essays on the subject of ‘radio- feature/documentaries’

IFC AudioDocs ►|| Archive ▇

IFC History The International Feature Conference organized once a year in a different country each time. It all started in 1974 in Berlin under the benign dictatorship of Peter Leonard Braun (photo), a German feature-maker. Read statement P.L. Braun: ‘The Genesis’ 1999, March 29 He set up what he liked to call ‘an annual conference … More IFC AudioDocs ►|| Archive ▇

IFC ►|| Zzzleeping stuff ▇

Related accounts https://twitter.com/ifc_radio https://www.facebook.com/internationalfeatureconference/ https://www.youtube.com/user/IFCmedia https://www.flickr.com/photos/ifc_pics/ https://www.scribd.com/user/304441737/IFC (sleeping pages) BETA pages ⎋ ⎋ Rolling Calendar ⎋ IFC ‘light version’ ⎋ ‘NewsDesk’ @Twitter ⎋ ‘IFC Wiki’ (not successful) IFC -QR Code IFC -logos [download orginal .zip] Extra stuff and/or Forgotten pages IFC World/colleagues/friends (actual) IFC Moments … IFC Newsdesk … IFC 24/7 Radioplayer IFC 24/7 Radioplayer … More IFC ►|| Zzzleeping stuff ▇

ÅKE BLOMSTRÖM AWARD

ACTUAL Tim Desmond: Ake Blomström chairman tim.desmond [at] rte.ie The new Ake Blomström Training 2019-2020 has started at Castlemartyr (Cork, Ireland) ARCHIVE Åke Blomström – born December 31, 1931, † May 31 1985 –Åke Blomström was the Head of the Features Department at Swedish Radio for many years.In this capacity, he was a great mentor … More ÅKE BLOMSTRÖM AWARD

IFC AudioDocs ►|| About us ▇

The International Feature Conference (IFC) travels across the world organized in most of the CAPITALS of RADIO, since 1974. Every year we organise the International Feature Conference which is a showcase of the finest feature-making from around Europe and the world.We bring talented feature makers together to discuss each others’ work, and to share ideas, experience and … More IFC AudioDocs ►|| About us ▇

IFC AudioDocs ►|| The Genesis ▇

This conference travels across the world […] about RADIO FEATURE […] organized in most of the CAPITALS of RADIO The genesis of the International Feature Conference more Peter Leonhard Braun » HERE and HERE (Amsterdam, 1999) The international radio documentary was a pretty bland concoction up until the mid-1960s. Although most radio countries made documentaries, … More IFC AudioDocs ►|| The Genesis ▇

ThinkTank 2012 – Leipzig – Reports – @The Radio Feature in the Digital Age – 27/28 January

‘Think Tank is here’ The International Think Tank Leipzig develops fast and promisingly and I shall keep you informed about all steps of it. Please feel invited! to write your own nutshell and mail it to: Peter Leonhard Braun leobraun@prix-europa.de   Please feel inspired to write a small paragraph, maybe just some lines to explain … More ThinkTank 2012 – Leipzig – Reports – @The Radio Feature in the Digital Age – 27/28 January

The Radio Feature in the Digital Age International Think Tank Leipzig, 27 and 28 January 2012

Call for Registration    The Radio Feature in the Digital Age  International Think Tank Leipzig 27 and 28 January 2012   REPORTS HERE    The MEDIENSTIFTUNG der Sparkasse Leipzig and PRIX EUROPA in partnership with the European Broadcasting Union / EBU-UER invite you to join the  two day International Think Tank Leipzig on “The Radio … More The Radio Feature in the Digital Age International Think Tank Leipzig, 27 and 28 January 2012

Do You Remember !: Oct 16, 2001: ‘S.O.S. FEATURE’…special discussion…it’s a HEARING!’

… Back to: Oct 16, 2001, … for  ‘S.O.S. FEATURE’ …special discussion…it’s a  HEARING! +AUDIO ALL 15 QUOTES in SOUND »» (new window) ALL QUOTES in FULL TEXT »» (new window) recorded by Willem Davids on Tuesday, October 16, 2001, 19h30-21h30, Room Radio Doc, Prix Europa, Berlin. For the first time the Prix Europa organized … More Do You Remember !: Oct 16, 2001: ‘S.O.S. FEATURE’…special discussion…it’s a HEARING!’

Archived #October 2007

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. ____________________________ What’s new at PRIX EUROPA PRIX EUROPA 2007 is “Europe in Berlin”. The festival … More Archived #October 2007

Archived #September 2007

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. ____________________________ Include your views Dear Colleagues, The EBU Features Group will meet in Berlin on 13th … More Archived #September 2007

Archived #May 2007-2

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. ____________________________ [upd] DOLLAR STOREYS (and ’99ways’…) The Third Coast Festival is pleased to announce the2007 ShortDocs/public … More Archived #May 2007-2

Archived #February 2006

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. ____________________________ Announcement of Czech Radio Announcement of Czech Radio With great sadness we announce the … More Archived #February 2006

’05 – IFC Projectgroup Presentation-8 (8) @ Edwin Brys

From now on each week, one the eight new chosen members ofthe EBU Radio Features Project Group will introduce him/herself, so that you all know – more or less – who you are – professionally – dealing with.. Edwin Brys (Belgium) (foto van From now on each week, one the eight new chosen members ofthe … More ’05 – IFC Projectgroup Presentation-8 (8) @ Edwin Brys

2005 – IFC Projectgroup Presentation-7 (8) @ Ljubo Pauzin

From now on each week, one the eight new chosen members ofthe EBU Radio Features Project Group will introduce him/herself, so that you all know – more or less – who you are – professionally – dealing with.. Ljubo Pauzin (Croatia) ‘… I wi From now on each week, one the eight new chosen members … More 2005 – IFC Projectgroup Presentation-7 (8) @ Ljubo Pauzin

Archived #February 2005

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. The National Feature Contest @ Mihaele Helmis In the studio T8, I’ve met an exotic … More Archived #February 2005

Archived #January 2005

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. ____________________________ Klaus Lindemann died @ Vincent van Merwijk Dear Feature Friends, This week we received … More Archived #January 2005

Archived #September 2004

This page is a list of old messages from the above month of previous IFC websites. Many links will no longer work, but are usually still to recover! Please contact us for your specific questions. We apologize for any inconvenience. ____________________________ RADIO FACTION @ Mike Ladd It’s a long time since we met in Sydney… … More Archived #September 2004

IFC 2004 – 30 years of international radio documentaries in a CD box! @ Project Group

30 years of international radio documentaries in a CD box! For more information about the CD box and its availability, please write to: Laurent Marceau : marceau@ebu.ch 30 years of International Feature Conference, it had to be celebrated. Not with pump and circumstance, but with a useful present the international community of radio documentary makers … More IFC 2004 – 30 years of international radio documentaries in a CD box! @ Project Group

IFC 2004 – Thirty Years of the International Radio Feature @ Virginia Madsen

Thirty Years of the International Radio Feature by Virginia Madsen “(The feature’s] task and its destiny is to mirror the true inwardness of its subject, to explore the boundaries of radio and television”. Laurence Gilliam (Director 1964, BBC Radio Features Department) “There was another reality which the eye alone could not perceive, but which the … More IFC 2004 – Thirty Years of the International Radio Feature @ Virginia Madsen

IFC 2004 – What’s in the box ? @ Laurent Marceau and Edwin Brys

Summary CD box CD 1 The Cameroon Opera (José Pivin, Radio France, 1976) bonus 0’46 Bells in Europa (Peter Leonhard Braun, SFB, Germany, 1973) 21’11 Death of an Elephant (Witold Zadrowski, Polski Radio, 1966) 15’01 The birds are still singing in Newe Ur (Bob Ushi, Hans Gobesz, Kees Buurman, NOS, Netherlands,1969) 12’09 The Pathetic Symphony … More IFC 2004 – What’s in the box ? @ Laurent Marceau and Edwin Brys

IFC 2004 – On Boxes and what can be hidden in them @ Edwin Brys

On Boxes and what can be hidden in them This is a box. I’ve always loved boxes, especially cardboard boxes. As a child I hid away all my treasures, and my secrets. Later on, I did the same with papers, letters, and photos, no doubt in an attempt to put off throwing them away. Over … More IFC 2004 – On Boxes and what can be hidden in them @ Edwin Brys

IFC 2004 – Obvious, it was so obvious! @ Laurent Marceau

Obvious, it was so obvious! I could start this introduction by using some fancy quotations about the past, present and future. I could once again write about the importance of archives… But I shall not! The bottom line was and still is crystal clear. We had to do something about “it” – it being the … More IFC 2004 – Obvious, it was so obvious! @ Laurent Marceau

2003, 29th IFC, Toronto – info

Back up 2003, 29th IFC, Toronto (HOME ___________________________________ Toronto files 29th IFC 2003 Quotations from the opening speech, by Edwin Brys, chairman ( VRT, Belgium) “Welcome old friends, welcome new faces. New faces who will become new friends again. So, the carousel of the IFC turns and turns for 29 years now. It became a kind … More 2003, 29th IFC, Toronto – info

IFC 2002 – CUT OR FADE, ‘The change of perception’ by Peter Klein

CUT OR FADE The change of perception   by Peter Klein Head of Feature & Feuilleton of ORF (Österreichische Rundfunk) (with examples in RealAudio)   Example 1: Initial Applause (RealAudio) Chapter I: The genesis of the workshop The question is: Are radio features or documentaries with a duration of 40, 50, 60 or more minutes … More IFC 2002 – CUT OR FADE, ‘The change of perception’ by Peter Klein

2002, 28th IFC, Zagreb – info

Zagreb report, April 20 2002 Hello from Zagreb, from where we will give you as many updates as possible. Arrived last friday in a welcomming city with a good atmosphere and friendly people. Our first evening was discovering the city. A beer is called “pivo” and bars close between 10 and 11 p.m.. So it … More 2002, 28th IFC, Zagreb – info

2001, 27th IFC, Sydney – info

Back up 2001, 27th IFC, Sydney (HOME ___________________________________   We see you in Sydney by Robyn Ravlich I hope all is well with you and that we see you in Sydney. It’s getting exciting now, and not too far away. The ABC will host the 27th IFC in Sydney at it ABC Ultimo Center, which houses … More 2001, 27th IFC, Sydney – info