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June 7, 2013

WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER? has been shot!

We are done with shooting - our transmedia documentary has been completely shot. A long and exciting journey through Germany ended these days. WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER? will be released theatrically in the middle of November 2013. We are pretty curious to see all the impressions and insights, which our director Christian Heynen made on his trip.

Check out his facebook account:

May 17, 2013

augenschein participates in Cannes

We are happy that our producers Maximilian Leo and Jonas Katzenstein are flying down to the international Film Festival Cannes. Make sure to call us, if you want to meet up. 

We wish all participants a good time at the Cote d´Azur and hopefully better weather than last year...

May 16, 2013

Funding for APPRENTICE from Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

Our movie APPRENTICE is funded by the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW with €45.000. The movie is a co-production between Singapore and Germany.

Director Boo Jungfeng scrutinizes the process of death penalty in a very profound way. His previous movie SANDCASTLE was screened in 2010 at the Filmfestival in Cannes in La Semaine de la critic.

April 18, 2013

Film- und Medienstiftung NRW funds BOX

We have recently received a commitment for €200.000 from the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW. We are happy to start shooting this exciting project very soon. 

Director Florin Serban's last movie IF I WANT TO WHISTLE I WHISTLE was awarded with two silver bears at the Berlinale 2010.

February 24, 2013

ENDZEIT on air today!

Our documentary ENDZEIT will be on air today. The movie starts at 22:30 at Phoenix.

The movie is about the end of the fossil period and tells about it with a short and human story. ENDZEIT won the PHOENIX-Förderpreis 2010.

February 8, 2013

Film- und Medienstiftung NRW funds MY BROTHERS KEEPER (WT)

MY BROTHER'S KEEPER (WT) from the director Maximilian Leo will be supported by the Film- and Medienstiftung NRW with 400.000 €. Thus, the financing is closed and we are looking forward to begin the shooting end of May 2013.

The film tells Gregor’s (33) quest for clues about his brother Pietschis` (29) whereabout. More and more Gregor realizes how little he knows about his brother’s life. Signs for a suicide become revealed as Gregor drifts deeper and deeper into his brother’s life until he is on the verge of loosing his own identity. With Pietschi gone Gregor cannot remain the same person he was before.

January 21, 2013

KID at the Film Festival in Rotterdam!

After the World Premier of KID was celebrated in Rome, we are happy, that the film will also be shown at the International Film Fest Rotterdam taking place from 23.01.2013 to 03.02.2013.

We coproduced KID in with the Belgian production company Prime Time and the Dutch N279 Entertainment. It is the third feature film by Fien Troch, whose previous films SOMEONE ELSE'S HAPPINESS and UNSPOKEN ran in Toronto, San Sebastian, Gothenburg and Turin.

November 22, 2012

The search for WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER? started!

Director Christian Heynen started shooting our feature documentary WHO IS THOMAS MÜLLER. At the same time, we launched the transmedia quest for the most average German.

More information can be found on and on Facebook. The shooting will take place all over Germany until march 2013.

The film is produced with the support of German broadcasters WDR and MDR. It is funded by "Film- und Medienstiftung NRW" and the "Deutscher Filmförderfonds" (DFFF). Camino Filmverleih will distribute the film theatrically in Germany.

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