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  • 04/2015

    Christian Beetz at DOK.fest Munich

    May 10th, 2:00 pm: Panel WHISTLEBLOWER. What does it mean for a filmmaker, producer, editor or broadcaster to make a [...]

    May 10th, 2:00 pm: Panel WHISTLEBLOWER. What does it mean for a filmmaker, producer, editor or broadcaster to make a film with a Whistleblower? Christian Beetz will speak about the experience in the film „Falciani’s Tax Bomb“.

    May 10th: Christian Beetz will be a member of the transmedia-Jury at the Marketplace.

    May 11th, 12:00 pm: Case Study about SUPERNERDS. As part of the Interactive Media Section, he will give a first insight into the transmedia project SUPERNERDS which will go live on May 28th on WDR and „Schauspiel Köln“.

    These films of gebrueder beetz filmproduction will be screened during in the festival:

     „Falcianis Tax Bomb“
    The highly sensible client data he stole from HSBC lead to the biggest banking scandal of history, which is why many consider him to be the Edward Snowden of the banking sector.
    All dates: http://www.gebrueder-beetz.de/en/productions/falcianis-list-at

    „The Yes Men Are Revolting“
    The documentary follows the notorious activists while their mid-life crises are threatening to drive them out of activism forever – while at its heart lies a hopeful message about fighting for change.
    All dates: http://www.gebrueder-beetz.de/en/productions/the-yes-men-are-revolting-2

    „Ulrich Seidl – A Director at Work“
    The film portraits the controversial filmmaker Ulrich Seidl at work for the first time, painting a vivid picture of of the much-debated “Seidl method”.
    All dates: http://www.gebrueder-beetz.de/en/produktionen/ulrich-seidl-a-director-at-work-2

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  • 04/2015

    “Viking Women” wins Silver World Medal at New York Festivals 2015

    We are delighted to announce that our two part drama-documenatry “Viking Women” has won the Silver World Medal for best [...]

    We are delighted to announce that our two part drama-documenatry “Viking Women” has won the Silver World Medal for best docu-drama at this year´s New York Festival. Since 1957, New York Festival’s World’s Best TV & Films has honoured exceptional projects and has created a brand that stands for creativity and prestige. This year, the festival received entries from 50 countries. We are more than happy about the award and would like to thank everybody who supported the project. Only few days ago the award ceremony took place in Las Vegas.

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  • 04/2015

    Christian Beetz in DOK.forum transmedia-jury

    Christian Beetz will be a member of the transmedia-Jury at the Marketplace of this year’s DOK.forum. Five international projects will [...]

    Christian Beetz will be a member of the transmedia-Jury at the Marketplace of this year’s DOK.forum. Five international projects will be presented and discussed from different perspectives. Through calculated matchmaking, the Marketplace initiates new coproductions. The DOK.forum is an event during DOK.fest Munich which takes place from May 07th to 17th.


  • 04/2015

    Ticket sale starts – “SUPERNERDS”

    Our transmedia project “SUPERNERDS” (Theater director: Angela Richter) begins with the first phase: Today, April 7th, tickets for the the [...]

    Our transmedia project “SUPERNERDS” (Theater director: Angela Richter) begins with the first phase: Today, April 7th, tickets for the the theater event are available, which is broadcast live from Cologne Theatre in WDR on 28 May.

    “SUPERNERDS” merges theater, television and interactive media into a transmedia project that explores the phenomenon of Supernerds, web activists and “new dissidents” à la Snowden, Appelbaum or Assange. Parallel to and interwoven with the play and the TV documentary, the project will make the abstract issue “Big Data” accessible to a wide audience. SUPERNERDS is in coproduction with WDR; in cooperation with Schauspiel Köln and funded by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW.

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  • 03/2015

    kids crime series ‘Trio’ receives the ‘Emil 2015′

    The German-Norwegian coproduction by fabelaktiv and Gebrüder Beetz  has been awarded the ‘Emil 2015′ for excellent children’s TV by German [...]

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    The German-Norwegian coproduction by fabelaktiv and Gebrüder Beetz  has been awarded the ‘Emil 2015′ for excellent children’s TV by German TV guide ‘TV Spielfilm’. The popular series’ third season is currently being produced – partly shot in Germany.

     

     

     


  • 03/2015

    ’100 YEARS OF HOLLYWOOD’ for Universal Studios’ anniversary

    The Universal Studios turn 100 in March 2015. An occasion for the German-American Heritage Foundation in Washington (March 21) and [...]

    The Universal Studios turn 100 in March 2015. An occasion for the German-American Heritage Foundation in Washington (March 21) and the Goethe Institute Los Angeles (April 9) to show our film about German immigrant Carl Laemmle who once founded the Universal Studios.

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  • 03/2015

    AN APARTMENT IN BERLIN goes USA

    “An Apartment in Berlin” (in coproduction with 3sat and RBB) is part of the Competition at Palm Beach International Film [...]

    “An Apartment in Berlin” (in coproduction with 3sat and RBB) is part of the Competition at Palm Beach International Film Festival. The festival takes place from March 26th to April 2nd in Florida. For the past 12 years, the festival has showcased thousands of award-winning films, hosted filmmakers, actors, industry professionals and press from around the globe.

    On March 10th, the film will also be shown at the Goethe Institut Los Angeles, in co-operation with the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and the Jewish Journal. After the screening, there will be a discussion and Q&A with director Alice Agneskirchner, moderated by Susan Freudenheim, Executive Editor of the Jewish Journal.

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  • 03/2015

    TEENAGE on shortlist for FOCAL International Award

    We are very happy that our coproduction “Teenage” is on the shortlist for the FOCAL Internation Award in the category [...]

    We are very happy that our coproduction “Teenage” is on the shortlist for the FOCAL Internation Award in the category “Best Use of Footage in a Cinema Release”.

    Based on a groundbreaking book by the music and youth culture author Jon Savage, Teenage is an unconventional historical film about the invention of teenagers. The history of teenage is told in a wild pop-collage made of archive, recreations and music.

    The award ceremony will take place on May 21 in London, moderated by television and radio presenter and former BBC Chief News Reporter Kate Adie.

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