KOKOLAMPY

Documentary

Director: Hajo Schomerus

What’s behind the secret of the lost egg of the legendary elephant bird? The search leads to the island of Madagascar… A documentary adventure film about the human longing for the distant and the unknown.

Our third collaboration with Hajo Schomerus, after the documentaries “Me, Myself and the Universe” and “In My Father’s House are Many Mansions” (both awarded with the Prize of the German Film Critics).

Status: Post-Production – a co-production with ZDF – Das kleine Fernsehspiel and with the support of the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

SIREN’S CALL

Black Comedy

Script: Nihat Can Kantarsi
Director: Ramin Matim

Istanbul in 2016 – a ticking time bomb of everyday chaos. The 35 -year-old Tazhin has had enough and wants to move to the Mediterranean coast. What begins as a hopeful trip quickly turns into an absurd and comical attempt to escape the clutches of a Mega -City .

Status: Packaging & Financing / Start of shooting scheduled for August 2016 – a co-production with Giyotin Film (Istanbul)

WISHING FOR TIME TO STAND STILL

Drama

Director: Elena Trapé

Olivia, Eloy, Guille and Anne arrive in Berlin to surprise their friend Comas on his 35 birthday. But he doesn’t receive them as expected and disappears on the first night. Little by little the group breaks apart and confront the fact that their lives aren’t what they expected when they were young.

Status: Financing – a co-production with Coming Soon Films (Barcelona)

THE WHALE AND THE RAVEN

Documentary

Director: Mirjam Leuze

Janie and Hermann have fulfilled their lifetime dream: Supported by the First Gitga´at Nation they’ve built a whale research station at the northwest coast of Canada. But then a tanker line threatens the natural paradise.

Status: Financing – a co-production with TOPOS Film, in cooperation with Vizion, Development supported by the FFA,  a co-production with ZDF/Arte

THE FARM

Action-Drama

Script: Armin Prediger
Director: Oliver Schmitz

A straightforward heist on a farm goes awry when the owner’s family and farm workers fight back to defend the property. Macho men show poor judgment as strong women make bold decisions.

Status: Financing – a co-production with Shadowy Meadows Productions (South Africa), selected for the Co-Production-Market of Berlinale 2016

https://www.efm-berlinale.de/en/copro-market/projects/projects.html#!/accordion354442=acc-item-start-project-selection

HANNA HYPED UP

Children’s Film

Script: Corinna C. Poetter & Dennis Todorovic

Hanna (12) is a real “Social Media Junkie” and quite popular in the web. Her stepbrother Cornelius (9) activates an unknown app on a mysterious smartphone and sends them both on a trip to the year 1887, in a little village in the Eifel. At the end of their turbulent adventure, in a time-period where practicalities of modern life still hadn’t been invented, Hanna comes to realize that what matters most in life is counting on each other.

Status: Script Development