Apply now for a scholarship to the prestigious Åke Blomström Masterclass – Please send your application by 16 August 2022

A two day training event for Europe’s audio talent by Europe’s best radio documentary makers. Apply now for a scholarship to the prestigious Åke Blomström Masterclass delivered at the start of this year’s PRIX EUROPA (22 & 23 October 2022) in Potsdam. During the two day Masterclass you will have the unique opportunity to learn … More Apply now for a scholarship to the prestigious Åke Blomström Masterclass – Please send your application by 16 August 2022

The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2021-2022’ – +AUDIO, +SCRIPT

You probably met the 3 of them during the IFC AudioDocs conference in Cardiff: the winners of the Ake Blomström Award 2021-2022.We are very grateful to the coaches Vaida Pilibaytyte – LRT, Simon Elmes – ex BBC and Conor Garrett – BBC Ireland. Discover now the full programmes (with English translation) they produced during the … More The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2021-2022’ – +AUDIO, +SCRIPT

The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2020-2021’ – +AUDIO, +VIDEO

VIDEO: Special: ‘Åke Blomström Award‘ at IFC 2021 You probably met the 3 of them during the virtual IFC in Cologne: the winners of the Ake Blomström Award 2020-2021. Discover now the full programmes (with English translation) they produced during the AB training and coaching period. Agnieszka Szwajgier, Poland (coach: Vaida Pilibaityté, LRT) Dries Hiroux, … More The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2020-2021’ – +AUDIO, +VIDEO

Congratulations to the 2021/22 Åke Blomström award winners

The selection committee has completed the process to select three awardees for 2021/22. The training and mentorship provided by the scheme will continue in spite of Covid 19 restrictions.The 2021 winners are: Laura Palanne (Finland), Brian Byrne (Ireland), Martyna Šulskutė ( Lithuania) Congratulations to all three candidates and well done to all those who applied … More Congratulations to the 2021/22 Åke Blomström award winners

Åke Blomström Award 2021 CALLING YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference 2021 and to participate in the Prix Europa 2021. The grant award supports young radio talents who are at the beginning of their careers. We are … More Åke Blomström Award 2021 CALLING YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020’ +AUDIO

They were expected to shine on stage at the IFC in Rome in May, the three radio talents from the Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020. But spoilsport C. had arrived. Because of this, we moved to our home site for the occasion of the virtual IFC. [VIDEO | 39 min] So here they are with full … More The three radio talents from the ‘Ake Blomström Award 2019-2020’ +AUDIO

Update on the 2020/21 Åke Blomström award: Completed the process to select three awardees for 2020/21

The selection committee has completed the process to select three awardees for 2020/21. The 2020 winners are Lena Loehr ( Germany), Dries Hiroux (Belgium) and Agnieszka Szwajgier (Poland). Congratulations to all three candidates and well done to all those who applied but didn’t make it this year. There were 30 applications this year and many … More Update on the 2020/21 Åke Blomström award: Completed the process to select three awardees for 2020/21

Call out for ‘Åke Blomström Award’ 2020 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference 2020 and to participate in the Prix Europa 2020. The grant award supports young radio talents who are at the beginning of their career as feature … More Call out for ‘Åke Blomström Award’ 2020 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2018-2019 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! +AUDIO

The winners of the Ake Blomstrom Award 2018: Vita Ličytė, Lithuania Martina Pouchlá, Czech republic Étienne Röder, Germany Louise Esbensen, Denmark Coordinator training : Edwin Brys, Belgium Chairwoman ABA : Gabriela Hermer ( RBB- Germany) Name: Vita Ličytė, Lithuania Title program: Lost Manor LINK to Audio LINK to Synopsis LINK to Script       … More ‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2018-2019 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! +AUDIO

Åke Blomström Award 2019 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference and to participate in the Prix Europa 2019. The grant addresses young radio talents who are at the beginning of their career as feature makers. We … More Åke Blomström Award 2019 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2017-2018 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcprague +AUDIO

The winners of the Ake Blomstrom Award 2017: Peter Daatland, Norway Sahar Zand, Great Britain Karen Mørk, Danmark Coaches: Simon Elmes (ex- BBC) Robert Barkman (Swedish Radio) Franziska Dorau (ORF) Coordinator training : Edwin Brys, (Belgium) Chair ABA : Gabriela Hermer, (RBB- Germany) Name: Peter Daatland Bio: pdf Title program: THE ORIGIN: AIRPLANES Coach: Robert … More ‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2017-2018 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcprague +AUDIO

Åke Blomström Award 2018 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

.. Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference and to participate in the Prix Europa 2018. Read this CALL with: The Award addresses young radio talents who are at the beginning of their … More Åke Blomström Award 2018 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2016-2017 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcstockholm +AUDIO

The winners of the Ake Blomstrom Award 2016: Olga Mickiewicz from Poland Hannes Opel from Germany Mikkel Vuorela from Danmark Coordinator training : Edwin Brys, Belgium Chairwoman ABA : Gabriela Hermer ( RBB- Germany) AUDIO + SCRIPT Olga Mickiewicz: THE INVISIBLE – 30’57” (Poland) COACH: Simon Elmes (ex-BBC)               … More ‘Åke Blomström Award’ training 2016-2017 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcstockholm +AUDIO

Åke Blomström Award 2017 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

. Åke Blomström Award HOME – https://ifc2.wordpress.com/ake-blomstrom-home . Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference and to participate in the Prix Europa 2017. Read this CALL with: The Award addresses young radio talents … More Åke Blomström Award 2017 – GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

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

Kick off ‘Åke Blomström’ training 2016/17

AKE BLOMSTROM TRAINING STARTED FOR ‘AKE BLOMSTROM AWARD’ (ABA) WINNERS 2016 This radio documentary training started in Vienna on 7 and 8 May for: Olga Mickiewicz (Poland), Hannes Opel  (Germany) Mikkel Vuorela (Denmark) Coaches/trainers are: Ingo Kottkamp (Deutschland Radio) Eva Nachmilnerova (Czech Radio) Simon Elmes (ex-BBC) and coordinator Edwin Brys (Belgium) AKA HOMEPAGE

AKE BLOMSTROM AWARD TRAINING 2015-2016 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcvienna +AUDIO

Last year at the IFC 2015 in Lublin we had the pleasure to announce you the 3 winners of the annual Ake Blomström Award : Stine de Klauman from Denmark, Kateryna Zaitseva from Ukraina Hana Walker-Brown from the United Kingdom. Both in Lublin ( just before IFC) and later in Berlin (just before the Prix … More AKE BLOMSTROM AWARD TRAINING 2015-2016 – The programmes of the winners, now available, ready for listening! #ifcvienna +AUDIO

Åke Blomström Award – Call for entries 2016

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS . Dear Colleagues, . The Åke Blomström Award offers to young and promising radio feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training program, to join the International Feature Conference (IFC) 2016 and to participate in the Prix Europa 2016. . The Award addresses young radio talents who are at … More Åke Blomström Award – Call for entries 2016

‘Åke Blomström Award’ Winners 2015

The ‘Ake Blomstrom’ Jury has chosen three winners: – Stine Voigt de Klauman, Denmark, (DR) – Hana Walker-Brown, Great Britain, (BBC) – Kateryna Zaitseva, Ukraine, (National Radio Company of Ukraine) This year we also have three candidates who we award with a “special recommendation”: – Jesse Cox, Australia (ABC, Syndey) – Dennis Funk, USA  (Third … More ‘Åke Blomström Award’ Winners 2015

GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

Dear Colleagues, The Åke Blomström Award is offering young and promising feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training course and the 2015 International Feature Conference. The winners will attend a two-day coaching session in documentary in Lublin on 15th and 16th of May 2015, immediately before the International Feature Conference (IFC) which … More GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG RADIO PRODUCERS

ABA 2014 – ‘Ake Blomström Award’ winners

The three winners of the ‘Ake Blomstrom Award’ competition this year, that we are going to send to Leipzig, best Elisabeth Ake Blomstrom Award (ABA) HOME 1. Hugo Lavett (Sweden) WOMAN FOUND DEAD BY LAKE SHORE An autumn day in 2008 Agneta Westlund is found dead by a lake in Loftahammar in Småland. The police … More ABA 2014 – ‘Ake Blomström Award’ winners

LAST CALL – Åke Blomström Award 2014 – Don’t miss it !!

Sunday 19th it’s the closing date!! All you need: READ and DOWNLOAD HERE !!! . The Åke Blomström Memorial Prize is offering young and promising feature makers the chance to attend a special documentary training course and the 2014 International Feature Conference. The winners will attend a two-day coaching session in documentary making at the … More LAST CALL – Åke Blomström Award 2014 – Don’t miss it !!

ABA 2014 – First CALL for Entries: ‘Ake Blomström 2014’

The Åke Blomström 2014 Call for Entries is attached » DOWNLOAD Careful: take note that the rules have been slightly amended. Most important: the age limit dropped to 30 years And people who attend the competition must be prepared to spend a whole year on making a new documentary in a special training /mentoring programme! … More ABA 2014 – First CALL for Entries: ‘Ake Blomström 2014’

ABA 2013 – Call for the ‘Åke Blomström’ entries

UPDATED: Dec 06, 2012 (> attachment > e-mail confirming after ftp upload) UPDATED: Dec 03, 2012 (> attachment > ftp address) GREAT POSSIBILITY FOR A YOUNG RADIO PRODUCER Dear colleagues, Each year young and promising feature makers have the possibility to get money from the Åke Blomström Memorial Prize to attend the International Feature Conference. … More ABA 2013 – Call for the ‘Åke Blomström’ entries

IFC 2012 @’Ake Blomström’ winners

Report by: Elisabeth Stratka,  Head of the Ǻke Blomström Committee ORF Ö1 Feature Austria Each year young and promising feature makers have the possibility to get money from the Åke Blomström Memorial Prize to attend the International Feature Conference. This year, 2012, there have been 14 entries to the  Ake Blomstrom Memorial Award. The IFC … More IFC 2012 @’Ake Blomström’ winners

ABA 2012 – Åke Blomström Memorial Prize – Call for entries

GREAT POSSIBILITY FOR A YOUNG RADIO PRODUCER The closing date for the entry of submissions for the 2012 Åke Blomström Memorial Prize is 27th January 2012 Dear colleagues Each year young and promising feature makers have the possibility to get money from the Åke Blomström Memorial Prize to attend the International Feature Conference. The prize … More ABA 2012 – Åke Blomström Memorial Prize – Call for entries

ABA 2010 – New Head of the Ake Blomström Committee: Elisabeth Stratka!

(by Berit Hedemann) I have now served my 4 years as Head of this Committee, and have had the pleasure of seeing 13 young and talented people from all over the world attend the IFC, learn from experienced feature makers and contribute their own new ideas and inspiration. This job is now handed over to … More ABA 2010 – New Head of the Ake Blomström Committee: Elisabeth Stratka!

Call for Ake Blomström entries – deadline is 20th January 2011

GREAT POSSIBILITY FOR A YOUNG RADIO PRODUCER   Dear Colleagues,   Each year 3 young and promising feature makers have the possibility to get money from the Ake Blomstrom Memorial Prize to attend the International Feature Conference. The prize money will cover the travel, the stay and living expenses during the Conference. On the IFC, … More Call for Ake Blomström entries – deadline is 20th January 2011

Call for Ake Blomström entries – deadline is 16 January 2010

reminder   GREAT POSSIBILITY FOR A YOUNG RADIO PRODUCER   Dear Colleagues,   Each year 3 young and promising feature makers have the possibility to get money from the Ake Blomstrom Memorial Prize to attend the International Features Conference. The prize money will cover the travel, the stay and living expenses during the Conference. On … More Call for Ake Blomström entries – deadline is 16 January 2010

Archived #May 2009

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. ____________________________ Till Saturday in Dublin Dear Colleagues,It is once again nearly time for the International … More Archived #May 2009