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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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    TEENAGE - Official website


  • 02/2015

    “Hostages of the SS” – Premiere in April

    Our two-part docu-drama “Hostages of the SS” celebrates its German TV-premiere on April 7th at 8:15 pm on ARTE. 70 years [...]

    Our two-part docu-drama “Hostages of the SS” celebrates its German TV-premiere on April 7th at 8:15 pm on ARTE. 70 years after the end of World War II, the film tells the unknown story of the so-called “special and clan prisoners” of the SS – featuring a top-class cast and high production value. Among the hostages: Princes, politicians and prominent prisoners as lieutenant “Jimmy” James of the Royal Air Force.
    Additional Screenings: April 10th on ORF and April 14th on ZDF

  • 02/2015

    Screen Nation Award Nomination for Nelson Mandela: the myth and me

    Our South African co-production “Nelson Mandela: the myth and me” has once more been nominated for a prestigious film award. [...]

    Our South African co-production “Nelson Mandela: the myth and me” has once more been nominated for a prestigious film award.

     

    On february 5th, the jury will decide if Khalo Matabane’s groundbreaking documentary about one of the most important opponents of apartheid will win the award in the section “Diversity in Factual Production”.

     

    After the Grimme-Award nomination and the Special Jury Award at IDFA 2013, we are excited to see if “Nelson Mandela: the myth and me” will win its first award on British territory.

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  • 02/2015

    First broadcasting of “The Seasons” on arte & launch of the scroll-docu

    The Seasons – first episode: 16th – 20th of March 2015, Monday – Friday at 19.30 pm. The Seasons – [...]

    The Seasons – first episode:
    16th – 20th of March 2015, Monday – Friday at 19.30 pm.
    The Seasons – second episode:
    15th – 19th of June 2015, Monday – Friday at 19.30 pm.
    The Seasons – third episode:
    21th – 25th of September 2015, Monday – Friday at 19.30 pm.
    The Seasons – fourth episode:
    14th – 18th of December 2015, Monday – Friday at 19.30 pm.

     

    Scroll-Documentary "Spring" (DE)


  • 02/2015

    Christian Beetz attends South Africa Panel

    During Berlinale, Christian Beetz will talk about his experiences with German-South African coproductions at the South Africa Panel. He will [...]

    During Berlinale, Christian Beetz will talk about his experiences with German-South African coproductions at the South Africa Panel. He will give insights into the production of “Nelson Mandela – the myth & me” that was recently nominated for the German Grimme Award. The event is scheduled to take place on February 6th from 10 am to 12 at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin, Stauffenberg Straße 26.

    Production "Nelson Mandela - the myth & me"