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Press Release  25 September 2020

5.4 million € Medienboard funding: We are looking forward to films for the big screen and exciting high-end series made for home entertainment – hopefully without Corona!

Berlin/Potsdam – Kirsten Stewart will portray Princess Diana and lots of other stars will also shoot on location in Berlin-Brandenburg, among them Hannah Herzsprung, Albrecht Schuch, Sandra Hüller, Daniel Brühl, Nadja Uhl, Jan Bülow, Chris Kraus, Carolina Hellsgård, Hans-Christian Schmid, Matti Geschonneck, Alice Schwarzer, Volker Schlöndorff. In its fourth round of funding, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg has granted more than 5.4 million € to 30 projects that will be produced, developed or distributed by film professionals in the German capital region. Click here to see the entire list with all funded projects.

Production funding for national and international films

Spencer

Komplizen Film | Funding: 900.000 Euro

Direction: Pablo Larraín | Script: Steven Knight

Cast: Kristen Stewart as Lady Di

15 Jahre

Four Minutes Filmproduktion | Funding: 650.000 Euro

Direction & Script: Chris Kraus

Cast: Hannah Herzsprung, Albrecht Schuch, Christian Friedel, Adele Neuhauser

Das fliegende Klassenzimmer

UFA Fiction | Funding: 600.000 Euro

Direction: Carolina Hellsgård | Script: Gerrit Hermans

Cast: Sandra Hüller, Daniel Brühl

Das Netz (Series)

Sommerhaus Serien | Funding: 500.000 Euro

Direction: Rick Ostermann | Script: Martin Ambrosch, Anneke Janssen, Johannes Flachmeyer, Thomas Ritter

Die Wannseekonferenz

Constantin Television | Funding: 500.000 Euro

Direction: Matti Geschonneck | Script: Magnus Vattrodt

Die Schule der magischen Tiere: Voller Löcher!

Kordes & Kordes Film | Funding: 350.000 Euro

Direction: Gregor Schnitzler | Script: Viola Maria Schmidt, Alexander Dydyna

Cast: Nadja Uhl, Milan Peschel, Justus von Dohnányi, Heiko Pinkowski, Marleen Lohse, Emilia Maier, Leonard Artur Conrads, Loris Sichrovsky

Wir sind dann wohl die Angehörigen (AT)

23/5 Filmproduktion | Funding: 200.000 Euro

Direction: Hans-Christian Schmid | Script: Michael Gutmann, Hans-Christian Schmid

Cast: Adina Vetter, Justus von Dohnányi, Hans Löw, Yorck Dippe, Philipp Hauß

Die Theorie von Allem

Ma.ja.de Fiction | Funding: 200.000 Euro

Direction: Timm Kröger | Script: Timm Kröger, Roderick Warich

Cast: Jan Bülow, Hanns Zischler, Olivia Ross, Udo Samel

Mittagsstunde

Florida Film | Funding: 200.000 Euro

Direction: Lars Jessen

Cast: Charly Hübner

Schockwellen

zero one film | Funding: 120.000 Euro

Direction & Script: Volker Heise

Documentary feature about the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Forest Maker

zero one film | Funding: 80.000 Euro

Direction & Script: Volker Schlöndorff

Theatrical portrait about an Australian agronomist who is revolutionizing the agriculture and forestry in Africa.

Alice Schwarzer

Mizzi Stock Entertainment - Weerts Müller | Funding: 60.000 Euro

Direction & Script: Sabine Derflinger

Theatrical portrait about one the most famous German feminists who is fighting for gender equality since the 1970s.

Development

The Next Level (Series)

REAL FILM | Funding: 80.000 Euro

Script: Alexander Osang

Age of Queens (Series)

Readymade Films | Funding: 50.000 Euro

Script: Donna Sharpe nach einer Idee von Laura Bull

Pawns (Series)

maze pictures | Funding: 50.000 Euro

Script: Michael Idov, Lily Idov

Totensonntag in Heilstätten

Schmerbeck Entertainment | Funding: 30.000 Euro

Script: Till Schmerbeck

Distribution

Schachnovelle (The Royal Game) (Philipp Stölzl), Studiocanal, 150.000 € || Drachenreiter (Tomer Eshed), Constantin Film Verleih, 100.000 € || Jim Button and the Wild 13 (Dennis Gansel), Warner Bros. Entertainment, 100.000 € || La Boda de Rosa (Iciár Bollaín), Piffl Medien, 45.000 € || Wer wir waren (Marc Bauder), X Verleih, 30.000 € || And Tomorrow the Entire World (Julia von Heinz), Alamode, 25.000 € || Zustand und Gelände (Ute Adamczewski), Grandfilm, 10.000 €


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