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Berlin-Brandenburg shooting season 2019 is on! Medienboard funding 39 projects with 6 million euros

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Berlin/Potsdam – In its 2nd 2019 film funding round, Medienboard promised funding of a total of 6 million euros to 39 projects. The 22 projects receiving production grants include 16 cinema films and one high-end series.
Among them are new projects by Wes Anderson, Jasmila Zbanic, Simon Verhoeven, Lars Kraume, Christian Schwochow, Philipp Stölzl, Andreas Kleinert, Aelrun Goette, mit Palina Rojinski, Frederick Lau, Albrecht Schuch, Jella Haase, Nadja Uhl, Milan Peschel, Sam Riley, Mina Tander, Oliver Masucci, Jannis Niewöhner, Luna Wedler, Franz Rogowski and Georg Friedrich!
See the complete list here.

Production funding

Nightlife
Wiedemann & Berg Film | funding amount 1,000,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Simon Verhoeven | cast: tba

The French Dispatch
Studio Babelsberg | funding amount 500,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Wes Anderson | cast: Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Frances McDormand, Owen Wilson, Cécile de France, Christoph Waltz, Rupert Friend, Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Adrien Brody, Willem Dafoe

Die Schachnovelle [The Royal Game]
Walker & Worm Film | funding amount 500,000 euros
Direction: Philipp Stölzl | screenplay: Eldar Grigorian | cast: Oliver Masucci, Albrecht Schuch

Der amerikanische Star [The American Star]
Tobis Filmproduktion | funding amount 500,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Lars Kraume | cast: Frederick Lau, Palina Rojinski, Sam Riley

Brasch
Zeitsprung Pictures | funding amount 400,000 euros
Direction: Andreas Kleinert | screenplay: Thomas Wendrich | cast: Albrecht Schuch, Jella Haase, Ursula Strauss

Je suis Karl
Pandora Film Produktion | funding amount 300,000 euros
Direction: Christian Schwochow | screenplay: Thomas Wendrich | cast: Jannis Niewöhner, Luna Wedler

Die Schule der magischen Tiere [The School of Magical Animals]
Kordes & Kordes Film | funding amount 200,000 euros
Direction Gregor Schnitzler | screenplay: John Chambers | cast: Nadja Uhl, Milan Peschel, Katharina Thalbach, Frederick Lau

Quo Vadis, Aida
Razor Film Produktion | funding amount 150,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Jasmila Zbanic | cast: Boris Ler, Izudin Bajrovic, Jasna Djuricic

Lipstick on the Glass
INDI Film | funding amount 135,000 euros
Direction & screenplay: Kuba Czekaj | cast: Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Lena Lauzemis, Mina Tander

Development

Große Freiheit
Rohfilm Produktion | funding amount 20,000 euros
Direction: Sebastian Meise | screenplay: Sebastian Meise, Thomas Reider | cast: Franz Rogowski, Georg Friedrich

Distribution grants
Der Fall Collini [The Collini Case] (Marco Kreuzpaintner), Constantin Film Verleih, 135,000 euros // Traumfabrik [Dream Factory] (Martin Schreier), Tobis Film, 70,000 euros // TKKG (Robert Thalheim), Warner Bros. Entertainment, 50,000 euros // Und der Zukunft zugewandt [And Facing the Future] (Bernd Böhlich), Neue Visionen Filmverleih, 40,000 euros // Iron Sky – The Coming Race (Timo Vuorensola), Splendid Film, 30,000 euros // I Was at Home, But (Angela Schanelec), Piffl Medien, 15,000 euros.

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