• Our brand new colour and black & white films, professionally finished for photographers.

    Introducing WOLFEN NC500, WOLFEN NP400, and WOLFEN NP100. These are the first brand new and professionally finished photo films launched by the company in decades, proudly still produced in Bitterfeld-Wolfen on the original site where film manufacture has been a tradition since 1910.


    ORWO confirms return to colour film production for Summer 2022.

    After tons of requests for a new color cine film line, we have decided to release a completely new edition. The brand new stock will be available in 8mm, 16mm, 35mm and even 65mm!

    Rolex chooses ORWO 16mm for commercial.

    Swiss watch designer & manufacturer, Rolex, chooses ORWO black and white film to capture the new Oyster Perpetual Datejust 36. The commercial was directed by Van Thieden.

    Jonathan Rhys Meyers & MyAnna Buring Join Alec Baldwin In ORWO Studios Hijacking Thriller ‘97 Minutes’

    The latest project from ORWO Studios and Black Hangar Studios wrapped on principal photography in March and is now currently in post-production.


    Updates, stories and product release dates

  • ORWO UN54 - Shoot Film Like a Boss

    In this video Roger Lowe (aka 'Shoot Film Like a Boss') interviews James Holcombe, the UK rep for ORWO.

    "I have used ORWO many times but recently started to enjoy it's beautiful emulsion again."


    You can read more of Roger's ORWO posts on his website.

  • ORWO commercial from 1960!



    A vintage East German commercial from the 1960s for ORWO film from VEB Filmfabrik Wolfen.


    ORWO was established in East Germany in 1964 as a brand for photographic film and magnetic tape, mainly produced at the former ORWO Filmfabrik Wolfen.


    Read more about ORWO's rich history using the link below.

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