FILMBY AARHUS – ENGLISH 

Filmby Aarhus is the focal point for film and media production in Jutland. Our goal is to build momentum in the development of the media workplaces of the future, and to highlight the city’s cultural strengths through film and media production.
We are the flagship of Aarhus Municipality’s commitment to film and media. The businesses in Filmby Aarhus produce every facet of media output, including feature films, documentaries, advertisements, photography, VR, AR, apps, games, copy, online products and much more.

WEST DANISH FILM FUND

Filmby Aarhus supports film production through the West Danish Film Fund.
The goal is to strengthen the production of films with artistic value that boost development in the regional production environment. The fund supports: productions that attract external investment; productions that attract, retain, and develop talent; productions that create jobs in the West Danish regions (see more information below).

BUSINESSES, EDUCATION AND KNOWLEDGE

80+ media businesses, two professional film studios, educational institutions and media projects in a business park where collaboration thrives. More than 500 employees have their workplace in the 12,000m2 business park, which will increase by 4,400m2 by 2019. The whole spectrum of film and media learning can be found here – it is e.g. VIA University College,  Aarhus Universitet and the hybrid business and design school Kaospilot (chaos pilot).

DEVELOPMENT

Filmby Aarhus takes the initiative on industry-related development projects that support Filmby Aarhus’ vision and goal. Our task is in full flow – from Filmby in Aarhus to community development in Denmark.

OUR VISION

Digital visual storytelling as the driver for cultural experiences and growth in business.

OUR MISSION

  • We contribute to excellent digital visual storytelling
  • We gather and strengthen the value chain in the digital visual industry
  • We create growth and value in society by connecting digital visual skills with the wider business world

CONTACT   

General Manager
Carsten Holst
Mail: cholst@aarhus.dk
Tlf.: +45 2213 8828

Deputy head
Steen Risom

Email: sr@aarhus.dk
Tlf: +45 4187 2310

Project Manager
Kristian Krämer
Email: krikra@aarhus.dk
Tlf.+45 2612 3300

Project officer
Kirsten Langgaard

Email: kirlal@aarhus.dk
Tlf: +45 4187 2310

NEWS IN ENGLISH – FILMBY AARHUS

They walk on water – when powers unite

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Two masterclasses are on its way to Denmark – the teachers are some of the strongest British competences in the field of virtual reality. This is the real benefit of a partner meeting between the University of Hertfordshire, VIA University College and Filmby Aarhus.

Carsten Holst, Filmby Aarhus

Why does Filmby Aarhus focus on Community Development?

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Why does Filmby Aarhus focus on Community Development? Because we are in the middle of a transformation. The global community becomes more complex with every passing day, and it is exactly that digital revolution, that is working to bring the world together across sectors, countries and people.

Masterclass: VR Today & Tomorrow / 20th of april 2017

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Get a boost from a line of the VR industry’s strongest players. We can guaranty you will gain new inspiration and that all our participants will gain knowledge for the most innovative possibilities in the field of VR production.

ABOUT THE WEST DANISH FILM  FUND

Filmby Aarhus supports film production through the West Danish Film Fund.

The West Danish Film Fund gives support to productions of artistic value that further the development of production environments in the West Danish regions. Support goes to talent films, festival activities, education and other initiatives that boost film culture and production locally within the film fund’s area.

The goal for Filmby Aarhus and the West Danish Film Fund is to strengthen the production of films with artistic value that boost development in the regional production environment.

The West Danish Film Fund provides feature films, documentaries, TV series and multimedia productions with development and production support. The goal is also to attract external investment while retaining and developing talent, in order to create jobs in the West Danish regions.

Examples of supported movies and TV series:

The secretariat can be found at Filmby Aarhus, and is part of the regional film and media centre in Jutland, as well as the local film cluster in Filmby Aarhus.

The West Danish Film Fund is the only film fund in Jutland, and one of only two Danish film funds outside the capital.

The West Danish Film Fund is the motor that acts as the foundation for innovation and development within the whole digital visual industry in Jutland. In practice, it acts as a lighthouse of specialisms that secures highly qualified workers and businesses in the region.

More: The West Danish Film Fund (in Danish)