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  • 11/2016

    THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED nominated for Spotlight Award

    Cinema Eye Honors announced THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED as nominee for their Spotlight Award. The Awards are presented annually at […]

    Cinema Eye Honors announced THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED as nominee for their Spotlight Award. The Awards are presented annually at the museum of moving images in Queens, New York. The Spotlight Award honors films that need to have big audiences and filmmakers from whom you want to see more.

    THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED will be released in German cinemas 8th December 2016!

    Trailer – THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
    Facebook – THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
    Nominees Spotlight Award


  • 11/2016

    THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED nominated for European Film Award

    THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED is nominated for the European Film Award in the category European Documentary 2016. This was announced […]

    THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED is nominated for the European Film Award in the category European Documentary 2016. This was announced at the Seville European Film Festival. The 29th ceremony of the European Film Awards will take place on 10th December in Wroclaw (Breslau), Poland.

    THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED will be released in German cinemas 8th December 2016!

     

     

     

    Nominations European Film Award
    Trailer THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
    Facebook THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED


  • 11/2016

    TV premiere of #uploading_holocaust on Nov 8 on BR

    One day prior to the yearly Kristallnacht memorial day on November 8, the German-Israeli co-production #uploading_holocaust will have its TV […]

    One day prior to the yearly Kristallnacht memorial day on November 8, the German-Israeli co-production #uploading_holocaust will have its TV premiere on BR at 10.30 pm. In combination with the web project www.uploading-holocaust.com, the broadcast will be a prelude to the commemoration ceremonies of the Nazi crimes. The film by Udi Nir and Sagi Bornstein is the first documentary that is 100% composed out of YouTube material and tells the story of Israeli students trying to deal with the remembrance of the Holocaust in the digital age.

    Details about the documentary
    To the web project


  • 10/2016

    GASOLINE DELUXE @ Seriencamp Munich

    On 23 October 2016 at 2 pm our TV-series GASOLINE DELUXE will be presented DOK.fest Munich at Seriencamp. Seriencamp is […]

    On 23 October 2016 at 2 pm our TV-series GASOLINE DELUXE will be presented DOK.fest Munich at Seriencamp.

    Seriencamp is Germany’s first festival for TV series and will take place for the second time from 20-23 October 2016 at Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen Munich. The festival screens more than 25 serial highlights from all over the world and invites everyone for binge-watching. The event will be completed by several panels and lectures and attendance is free.

    Get the series on DVD at good!movies!
    Stream the series on Vimeo!
    Seriencamp programme


  • 10/2016

    Reinhardt Beetz announced as Juror of New York Festival Awards 2017

    Reinhardt Beetz will be one of the jurors of New York Festival Awards 2017. The Television & Film Awards Gala […]

    Reinhardt Beetz will be one of the jurors of New York Festival Awards 2017. The Television & Film Awards Gala – a mutual event by New York Festival with NAB show – will be held on April 19, 2017 in Las Vegas.

    New York Festival Awards


  • 10/2016

    “The Tchaikovsky Files” wins Echo Klassik Award

    Our radical music documentary about Peter Tchaikovsky has been awarded with the ECHO KLASSIK in the category “Music Production (Documentary)”. […]

    Our radical music documentary about Peter Tchaikovsky has been awarded with the ECHO KLASSIK in the category “Music Production (Documentary)”. Ralf Pleger received the award in the category “music-production (documentary)” from host Thomas Gottschalk at Konzerthaus Berlin on October 9. The ECHO CLASSIC is one of the most important and established music awards worldwide. The award ceremony is an annual get-together of the classical music scene.

    Details & Trailer
    Stream the Movie at Vimeo
    Echo Klassik


  • 10/2016

    German Academy for Television nominated Friedrich Liechtenstein for “Gasoline Deluxe”

    The German academy for television has nominated Friedrich Liechtenstein for his performance  in the tv-series “Gasoline Deluxe” in the category […]

    The German academy for television has nominated Friedrich Liechtenstein for his performance  in the tv-series “Gasoline Deluxe” in the category “Television Entertainment”.

    In the ARTE 10-part series “Gasoline Deluxe” the entertainer and gas station lover Friedrich Lichtenstein searches for the most beautiful and most extraordinary gas stations in Europe. His aim: he wants to convince the world that gas stations are the most romantic places in our present age.

    „1000 Liter“ – the title track of „Gasoline Deluxe“ by Friedrich Liechtenstein –  has won the MUSIC VIDEO AWARD by photokina & c/o pop convention!


    "1000 Liter" at iTunes
    TV-Series as DVD at goodmovies
    TV-Series at Vimeo
    VR/360° Music Video "1.000 Liter"


  • 10/2016

    World Premiere of #uploading_holocaust at DOK Leipzig Filmfest

    What does the Holocaust mean for us today? The cross media project #uploading_holocaust deals with the remembrance of the Holocaust […]

    What does the Holocaust mean for us today? The cross media project #uploading_holocaust deals with the remembrance of the Holocaust in a digital age and asks how relevant this topic still is for the 4th generation.

    Entirely composed of YouTube clips made by Israeli teens, this unique documentary by Sagi Bornstein and Udi Nir will have its World Premiere at DOK Leipzig Filmfest on November 2. The interactive web project will be launched that same day.

    The film by Sagi Bornstein and Udi Nir will be screened as part of Next Masters Competition. The documentary is already nominated for the Young Eyes Film Award, which will be awarded by a youth-jury of students of Leipzig.

    Screenings at DOK Leipzig Filmfest:

    November 02: World premiere of the documentary at 8:00 pm (Cinestar 6)
    November 02: Web project launch at www.uploading-holocaust.com
    November 03: Documentary school-screening at 10:00 am (Passage Kino)
    November 03: Presentation of the web project at 4:00 pm (ZMK)
    November 05: Documentary screening at 01:30 pm (Cinestar 6)

    Web project
    Documentary
    DOK Leipzig


  • 10/2016

    „GABO” shortlisted for 44th International Emmy Award

    The documentary is nominated in the category “Arts Programming”. The International Emmy Award honours international television productions made outside the […]

    The documentary is nominated in the category “Arts Programming”. The International Emmy Award honours international television productions made outside the United States. The winners will be announced in New York on November 21.

    GABO is as much of an intimate portrait of the great writer Gabriel García Márquez as it is a touching film about the power of fantasy. The feature documentary traces Gabo’s biographic landmarks back to his childhood, exploring how the son of a simple telegraphist could become a century-writer, whose works reach beyond his death, inspiring audiences across the world.

    Details & Trailer
    International Emmy Awards


  • 10/2016

    Award-winning Children’s Series “TRIO – The Kepler Diamonds” on German TV

    Since October 1st, Ki.Ka airs the third season of Norwegian-German children’s series “TRIO – The Kepler Diamonds”. The series’ third […]

    Since October 1st, Ki.Ka airs the third season of Norwegian-German children’s series “TRIO – The Kepler Diamonds”. The series’ third season will be broadcasted every Thursday at 8:10 pm on Ki.Ka.

    Nora thinks her father is dead. Someone tries to kidnap her. Might he still be alive? A famous treasure hunter, Mr. Sykes, holds her father and looks for the Kepler Diamonds. The kids must find the treasure to free Noras father…

    TRIO – The Kepler Diamonds Filmwebsite
    TRIO – The Kepler Diamonds: All episodes at Ki.Ka


  • 10/2016

    Phoenix Award and German Cinema Release THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED

    Director Pieter-Jan De Pue will receive the phoenix award at the Film Festival Cologne for THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED. The […]

    Director Pieter-Jan De Pue will receive the phoenix award at the Film Festival Cologne for THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED. The award is handed out by the German news broadcaster phoenix and honors an internationally inspiring artist from the film and television industry. Last year, Joshua Oppenheimer received the award.

    On December 8th, our hybrid feature documentary THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED will have it’s German cinema release. The film is about a gang of Afghan kids from the Kuchi tribe dig out old Soviet mines and sell the explosives to children working in a lapis lazuli mine. When not dreaming of the time when American troops finally withdraw from their land, another gang of children keeps tight control on the caravans smuggling the blue gemstones through the arid mountains of Pamir.

     

     

    Trailer THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED
    Film Festival Cologne
    phoenix award
    Facebook THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED


  • 09/2016

    MALI BLUES awarded as “Best Film”

    The Unerhört International Filmfestival Hamburg has awarded our cinema documentary MALI BLUES (Director: Lutz Gregor) as “Best Film”! The film […]

    The Unerhört International Filmfestival Hamburg has awarded our cinema documentary MALI BLUES (Director: Lutz Gregor) as “Best Film”! The film was the opening film of the festival.

    Following Fatoumata Diawara, shooting star of the global pop scene, MALI BLUES is a musical journey, discovering the country’s rich musical culture and it’s threat by radical Islamists. On our way we meet other committed musicians, who are fighting for unity and the freedom to express themselves through their music, like world famous Ngoni player and traditional Griot Bassekou Kouyaté, street rapper Master Soumy and Tuareg band leader Ahmed Ag Kaedi.

    German cinema release is on Sept 29.

    MALI BLUES Filmwebseite
    MALI BLUES Facebook


  • 09/2016

    10/2015 „Digitale Dissidents“ @ DocsDF Mexico

    We proudly announce that „Digital Dissidents“ will be shown on the 11th DocsDF in Mexico City. Cyri Tuschis film is […]

    We proudly announce that „Digital Dissidents“ will be shown on the 11th DocsDF in Mexico City. Cyri Tuschis film is starring warriors of the digital age, like Edward Snowden, MI5-agent Annie Machon and Julian Assange. The Festival DocsDF takes place from the 13th-22th october 2016 and exhibits the most renowned documentaries from Latin America and worldwide.

     

     

    11. DocsDF in Mexico City


  • 08/2016

    “1000 Liter” shortlisted for MUSIC VIDEO AWARD – vote now!

    The title song of our TV series “Gasoline Deluxe” with Friedrich Liechtenstein is shortlisted for the MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS by […]

    The title song of our TV series “Gasoline Deluxe” with Friedrich Liechtenstein is shortlisted for the MUSIC VIDEO AWARDS by photokina! The music video is one out of five finalists – from August 25 to September 12 you can VOTE for the winner online!

    In July 2016 the photokina called for the MUSIC VIDEO AWARD by photokina in cooperation with c/o pop. Young musicians, filmmakers and producers followed the call to apply with their music videos. A jury consisting of Claudia Davis, Baris Aladag and Thomas Venker chose a Top 5 out of all competitors, who will be announced at c/o pop convention at August 25th in Cologne.

    “Gasoline Deluxe” is part of a crossmedia project with Friedrich Liechtenstein including a 10-part TV series, a web series, a VR/360° video, and a music video for the opener song “1000 Liter”.

     

    Vote for MUSIC VIDEO AWARD by photokina
    c/o pop Convention
    music video "1000 Liter" (German)
    music video "1000 Liter" (French)
    VR/360° music video "1.000 Liter"