November 10, 2014
Nomination for the German Short Film Award
OF DOGS AND WALLPAPERS is nominated for the German Short Film Award. We are very happy and congratulate the director Visar Morina for this great honor. The award ceremony will be held in Hamburg on thursday, November 20th 2014.
It’s a special evening for us because our producer Su-Jin Song is also nominated with her film A FAIRYTALE WITH A COMPLETELY IMAGINED ENDING (directed by Markus Wulf) in the same category 7 to 30 minutes short film. We keep the fingers crossed for everybody.
November 3, 2014
Shooting of APPRENTRICE starts on November 14th 2014
We are pleased to announce, that the shooting of our Singaporean-German and French co-production starts in Singapor.
By telling the story about an executioner's "apprentice" the director BOO Junfeng questions the imposition of death penalty in prison in a profound way. APPRENTICE is the second film by BOO Junfeng. His debut film SANDCASTLE celebrated its world premiere in La Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.
October 27, 2014
AMID VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS- screening at Filmpalette in Cologne on November 13th 14
Our Brazilian co-production AMID VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS // ENTRE VALES celebrates its cinematic premiere in the 7th edition of CINEMA LATIONO COLOGNE, as part of the Film Festival Cologne.
The film shows two contrary life stories of men. While the management consultant Vincente is confronted with the destruction of his life, that literally ends up in the garbage, the homeless person Antonio goes the opposite way.
AMID VALLEYS AND MOUNTAINS is an amenable and emotional story, a metaphor about damage and rehabilitation, disposal and recycling…
Please visit the festival homepage for more information:
and here is the trailer:
June 4, 2014
THE WOUNDED ANGEL funded with 55,000 Euro
We are happy that our feature film THE WOUNDED ANGEL by Emir Baigazin is funded by the Film- und Medienstifung NRW with 55,000 Euros.
THE WOUNDED ANGEL is an Kazakh-French-German Co-Production with Kazakhfilm JSC and Capricci Films. It is Emir Baigazin's second feature film and the second part of a scheduled trilogy dealing with teenager issues. Emir Baigazin's debut HARMONY LESSIONS has been awarded with a Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution by the jury of the 63th Berlinale 2013.
May 29, 2014
TOUR DU FASO in German cinemas from May 29th
Our German-French co-production TOUR DU FASO by Wilm Huygen will be shown in German cinemas starting today. The film premiere in Cologne's cycling stadium on May 23rd has already been a great success. The documentary about Africa's major cycling race through Burkina Faso will be shown in 28 German cities until July 2014. For additional info about the film and upcoming screening dates, see the film website: www.tourdufaso-film.com/en/