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New films and series for Berlin-Brandenburg! Medienboard funding of 7.6 million euros for 37 projects

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In its 1st film funding round in 2020, Medienboard promised funding of 7.6 million euros to 37 projects. The 25 projects receiving production grants include 15 cinema feature films, 3 high-end series, 5 documentary films and 2 TV films.

Involved in the projects: Emily Atef, Cordula Kablitz-Post, Barbara Albert und David Dietl, Paula Beer, Vicky Krieps, Lars Kraume, Franz Rogowski, Sven Unterwaldt, Stefano Sollima, Til Schweiger, Christian Schwochow, Michael B. Jordan & Jamie Bell!

Complete list

PRODUCTION FUNDING

Bestattung eines Hundes (working title) | series

Flare Film | funding amount 750,000 euros
Creators: David Dietl, Barbara Albert | screenplay: Bob Konrad, Hanno Hackfort, Thomas Pletzinger

Last Song for Stella

REAL FILM | funding amount 750,000 euros
Direction: Kilian Riedhof | screenplay: Jan Braren, Marc Blöbaum, Kilian Riedhof | cast: Paula Beer, Katja Riemann, Tobias Moretti

Catweazle

Tobis Filmproduktion | funding amount 650,000 euros
Direction: Sven Unterwaldt | screenplay: Bernd Eilert, Claudius Pläging, Sven Unterwaldt, Otto Waalkes | cast: Otto Waalkes, Julius Weckauf, Katja Riemann, Henning Baum

Kurt

Mr. Brown Entertainment Filmproduction | funding amount 600,000 euros
Direction: Til Schweiger | screenplay: Vanessa Walder, Til Schweiger | cast: Til Schweiger, Franziska Machens, Heiner Lauterbach, Jasmin Gerat

Without Remorse

Studio Babelsberg | funding amount 520,637 euros
Direction: Stefano Sollima | screenplay: Joe Robert Cole, Taylor Sheridan, Shawn Ryan, Will Staples | cast: Michael B. Jordan, Jodie Turner-Smith, Jamie Bell

Der Überfall | series
UFA Fiction | funding amount 500,000 euros
Direction: Stephan Lacant | screenplay: Stefan Kolditz, Katja Wenzel

Z.E.R.V. | series
W&B Television | funding amount 500,000 euros
Direction: Dustin Loose | screenplay: Michael Klette, Jens Köster

Projekt X | TV
MOOVIE | funding amount 400,000 euros
Direction: Lars Kraume | screenplay: Ferdinand von Schirach, Lars Kraume

Ökozid | TV

zero one film | funding amount 300,000 euros
Direction: Andres Veiel | screenplay: Jutta Doberstein, Andres Veiel

Mister

Niko Film | funding amount 250,000 euros
Direction: Emily Atef | screenplay: Emily Atef, Lars Hubrich | cast: Vicky Krieps, Gaspard Ulliel, Jesper Christensen, Liv Ullmann

Babij Jar

Senator Film Produktion | funding amount 150,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Sergei Loznitsa

Sing!

Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion Berlin | funding amount 150,000 euros
Direction: Torsten Striegnitz, Simone Dobmeier | screenplay: Simone Dobmeier 

Große Freiheit

Rohfilm Produktion | funding amount 120,000 euros
Direction: Sebastian Meise | screenplay: Sebastian Meise, Thomas Reider | cast: Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich

Hyper Hyper
avanti media fiction | funding amount 80,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Cordula Kablitz-Post

MATERIAL AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FUNDING

FCK My Heritage | series
Komplizen Serien | funding amount 150,000 euros
Direction: Christian Schwochow | screenplay: Heide Schwochow, Jana Burbach, Julia Niemann, Daniel Hoesl

DISTRIBUTION FUNDING

Nightlife (Simon Verhoeven), Warner Bros. Entertainment, 150,000 euros || Die Känguru-Chroniken (Dani Levy), X Verleih, 130,000 euros || Lassie – Eine abenteuerliche Reise (Hanno Olderdissen), Warner Bros. Entertainment, 100,000 euros || Undine (Christian Petzold), Piffl Medien, 80,000 euros || Über die Unendlichkeit (Roy Andersson), Neue Visionen Filmverleih, 50,000 euros || Die perfekte Kandidatin (Haifaa al-Mansour), Neue Visionen Filmverleih, 50,000 euros || Ein verborgenes Leben (Terrence Malick), Pandora Film Medien, 40,000 euros || Die Sehnsucht der Schwestern Gusmão (Karim Aïnouz), Piffl Medien, 30,000 euros || Helmut Newton – The Bad and the Beautiful (Gero von Boehm), Filmwelt Verleihagentur, 15,000 euros || Kokon (Leonie Krippendorff), Salzgeber & Co. Medien, 15,000 euros || Paris Calligrammes (Ulrike Ottinger), Real Fiction Filmverleih, 15,000 euros

Communications & Press Film Funding
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg GmbH
August-Bebel-Str. 26-53
14482 Potsdam-Babelsberg
+49 (0) 331-743 87-72 /-70
E-Mail: filmpresse@medienboard.de