• ORIGINAL WOLFEN

    A brand of Excellence in Black and White film products, Made in Germany

  • About

    ORWO is a 100+ year old company and brand. Founded in Wolfen, Germany; as an off-shoot of the AGFA film company.

        

    ORWO develops and produces color and b/w films for cameras in the photographic and cinematic market in a century-old tradition. 

    ORWO made the first ever modern colour film in 1936!

        

    Worldwide the ORWO Family is made up of Film Studios, Post Production facilities, Film Labs, and other companies involved in the development of new techniques in the cine-film sector. Numerous patents, innovation awards, and an entry in the Guinness Book of Records demonstrates our creativity and development power.

  • ORWO FAMILY

    ANGSAR POWER

    BLACK VFX

    CINE CHEM PHOTO

    FLIP ANIMATION

    IC INVESTMENTS

    THE WORLD ROCK AWARDS

  • CLIENTS

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  • LOVE OF RACE

    The ORWO story is one of constant challenge and innovation

    1953

    First post WW2 German Rally

    A multiple time winner of Rally races. ORWO was famous for supplying the race team with innovative materials for the windshields and chassis - giving them a technological advantage.

    1975

    German Formula 3

    The passionate support for innovation, technical challenges and the race for perfection continued throughout the 70s, in Formula 3. ORWO was universally recognised as a pioneering force.

    1983

    Formula Easter

    ORWO's twin passions of social responsibility and fast fast cars combined in the 80s. Formula Easter cars became famous throughout the world racing in the Peace and Friendship cup. The Formula Easters were known as the Eastern Bloc Formula Ones.

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    100 years of proud tradition & innovation