SHOOTING OF “SÖRENSEN IS FRIGHTENED” STARTED
Since February 19 we are shooting in the high north. Wonderful Bjarne Mädel makes his directing debut while starring the crime film “Sörensen is frightened” for NDR (Northern German Broadcasting). The Screenplay is by Sven Stricker who also wrote the novel of the same name. Until March 20 Bjarne Mädel and his DOP Kristian Leschner (pictured here) are shooting with the whole crew at and on the dyke in Northern Germany.
“GRANNY NANNY” CELEBRATES PREMIERE
On Sunday, 26th of January our comedy “Granny Nanny” celebrated premiere in Essen. Our great grown-up and young actors, director Wolfgang Groos and producers Uli Putz and Jakob Claussen presented the film in a full cinema hall at Lichtburg Essen to an enthusiastic audience. What a great night! Cinema release is on the 6th of February. Don’t miss it!
SOCIAL SPOT – “CALLING HELPS!”
Last autumn we were able to be part of a special project. For UBSKM’s campaign “Calling helps!”, which started on Jan 28 all over Germany, we produced a tv- and cinema-spot with director Caroline Link. Both spot and campaign promote the help phone against sexual abuse. We are happy to be part of this important project!
For more details please visit: www.anrufen-hilft.de.
“A DAY LIKE ANY OTHER” IS NUMBER 1!
Our crime film “A Day like any other” (Director: Sebastian Marka, Screenplay: Erol Yesilkaya) is the most popular film of the series “Tatort” in 2019. Users of the website “Tatort-Fundus” voted it at the top of the ranking.
Here you can find the complete list of 2019.
CINEMA RELEASE OF “GRANNY NANNY”
Our Comedy “Granny Nanny” will be released in cinemas on the 6th of February 2020! In the new film directed by Wolfgang Groos Maren Kroymann, Barbara Sukowa und Heiner Lauterbach can be seen in the leading roles.
Here‘s the trailer.
FREE TV PREMIERE “MY NEIGHBORS WITH THE FAT DOG”
On Friday, 18th of October at 8:15 pm “My Neighbors with the fat Dog” can be seen at German public service broadcaster ARD. In the comedy different environments are clashing, when in Susanne’s Neighborhood a cheeky little girl is moving in who is turning her calm life upside down.
Here‘s a small pretaste.
NETFLIX SERIES “BIOHACKERS” IS COMPLETED
Luna Wedler is playing medical student Mia Akerlund, who comes to prestigious university of Freiburg with a dark family secret and soon is facing the fascinating but illegal world of biohacking.
The picture shows Showrunner and Director Christian Ditter, as well as the actors Luna Wedler, Adrian Tillmann and Thomas Prenn (f.l.t.r.).
The rapid 6-episode thriller series is going to be seen exclusive on Netflix in spring 2020.
PREMIERE AT FILMFEST MUNICH
We are happy that Ingo Rasper’s “MY NEIGHBORS WITH THE FAT DOG” celebrates its premiere at Filmfest Munich. On Wednesday, 3rd July 2019 at 8.30 pm you can celebrate with us at Rio Filmpalast.
With Zoë Valks, Steffi Kühnert, Theodora Tetzlaff, Katharina Marie Schubert, Max Hegewald, Johanna Gastdorf, Judith Hoersch and many more…
FIRST DAY OF SHOOTING – ENKEL FÜR ANFÄNGER
Since the 3rd of april we are filming our new film comedy “Enkel für Anfänger” which translates to “Grandchildren For Beginners”. Under the direction of Wolfgang Groos (back right), Maren Kroymann, Heiner Lauterbach and Barbara Sukowa are playing three friends who couldn’t differ more as hired grandparents. The set for the first day of shooting, where this picture was taken, was a school festival with face painting for children, but also the rest of the film is very colourful. We are really happy about the great cast (from left: Maya Lauterbach, Dominic Raacke, Palina Rojinski and sitting: Julius Weckauf and Bruno Grüner). It’s a comedy for the heart and the whole family!
BRANCHENTIGER-AWARD FOR DIE KLEINE HEXE
On the 4th of April 2019 Uli Putz and Jakob Claussen were awarded the German “Branchentiger” for the outstanding success of “Die kleine Hexe” (engl. “The Little Witch”). The price is presented by the German Federal Film Board (FFA) for films which have a higher box-office result than the costs of production. We are really happy about so many old an young people who wanted to watch this special film in cinema and of course also that we got the “Branchentiger”!
LAUNCH PARTY FOR COLD FEET
Just as the first snow of the winter has fallen, our snow-comedy “Cold Feet” had its launch party at Mathäser Cinema in Munich. The main actors Heiner Lauterbach, Emilio Sakraya and Sonja Gerhardt were very happy to see a cinema hall full of people and an excited audience.
BUDDING FILM ADAPTATION OF A NOVEL
With “Was man von hier aus sehen kann” (engl. “What You Can See From Here”) Mariana Leky did not only create a real surprise hit in the German book trade, but also an extraordinary touching and beautiful novel. Therefore we are very happy to develop the story together with STUDIOCANAL and director Aron Lehmann for the big screen.
GILDE-AWARD FOR “DIE KLEINE HEXE”
We’re glad to announce that “Die kleine Hexe” (engl. “The Little Witch”) was awarded with the “AG Kino Gilde-Filmpreis” in the category “Best Children’s Film”.