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Golden fall of cinema for Berlin-Brandenburg Medienboard funding of 7.5 million euros for 38 projects

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Berlin/Potsdam – In its 4th film funding round in 2019, Medienboard promised funding of a total of 7.5 million euros to 38 projects. The 19 projects receiving production grants include 10 cinema films and 3 high-end series. 

Among them are new projects by Katja von Garnier, Aelrun Goette, Laura Lackmann, Soleen Yusef as well as Daniel Brühl, Uli Edel, Ruben Östlund and Karim Ainouz!

See the complete list here.

Souls | series

Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion | funding amount 1,000,000 euros

Creator: Alex Eslam, based on a concept by Malte Can | screenplay: Alex Eslam, Lisa van Brakel, Erol Yesilkaya, Senad Halilbasic

Fly

Rat Pack Filmproduktion | funding amount 900,000 euros

Direction: Katja von Garnier | screenplay: Daphne Ferraro, Katja von Garnier | cast: Svenja Jung, Katja Riemann, Ben Wichert, Flying Steps

Friedrichstadtpalast | series

Constantin Television | funding amount 800,000 euros

Direction: Uli Edel | screenplay: Rodica Doehnert

In einem Land, das es nicht mehr gibt ("In a land which no longer exists")

Ziegler Film | funding amount 750,000 euros

Direction & screenplay Aelrun Goette | cast: Jannis Niewöhner, Jördis Triebel

Gunpowder Milkshake

Studio Babelsberg | funding amount 500,000 euros

Direction: Navot Papushado | screenplay: Navot Papushado, Ehud Lavski, Aharon Keshales | cast: Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Paul Giamatti, Angela Bassett

Nebenan (“Next Door”)

Amusement Park Film | funding amount 500,000 euros

Direction: Daniel Brühl | screenplay: Daniel Kehlmann | cast: Daniel Brühl, Peter Kurth

Furia | series

X Filme Creative Pool | funding amount 400,000 euros

Direction: Magnus Martens | showrunner: Gjermund Stenberg Eriksen | cast: Justus von Dohnányi, Nina Kunzendorf

Triangle of Sadness 

Essential Filmproduktion | funding amount 300,000 euros

Direction & screenplay: Ruben Östlund

The Sun On My Head

Match Factory Productions | funding amount 250,000 euros

Direction: Karim Aïnouz | screenplay: Geovani Martins, André Novais, Mauricio Zacharias 

Caveman

Mythos Film Produktion | funding amount 150,000 euros

Direction & screenplay: Laura Lackmann | cast: Moritz Bleibtreu, Laura Tonke, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Martina Hill

MATERIAL AND PROJECT DEVELOPMENT FUNDING

Kold

Missing Link Films | funding amount 60,000 euros

Direction: Sebastian Schipper | screenplay: Sebastian Schipper, Oliver Ziegenbalg

Die Herrlichkeit des Lebens ("The Brilliance of Life")

Tempest Film Produktion | funding amount 37,000 euros

Direction: Georg Maas | screenplay: Michael Gutmann

Sieger sein ("Being a Winner")

dcm pictures | funding amount 25,000 euros

Direction & screenplay: Soleen Yusef

Turn On The Bright Lights

MEMOFILM | funding amount 25,000 euros

Direction: Till Kleinert | screenplay: Till Kleinert, Linus Hahn

DISTRIBUTION FUNDING

Die Hochzeit ("The Wedding", Til Schweiger), Warner Bros. Entertainment, 150,000 euros|| Lindenberg! Mach Dein Ding ("Do Your Thing", Hermine Huntgeburth), DCM Film Distribution, 140,000 euros|| Als Hitler das rosa Kaninchen stahl ("When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit", Caroline Link), Warner Bros. Entertainment, 100,000 euros|| Das perfekte Geheimnis ("The Perfect Secret", Bora Dağtekin), Constantin Film Verleih, 100,000 euros|| Ich war noch niemals in New York ("I've never been to New York", Philipp Stölzl), Universal Pictures, 100,000 euros || Lara (Jan-Ole Gerster), Studiocanal, 80,000 euros.

Press Contact: 

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