DAS DRITTE STERBEN receives funding by FFF Bayern

Director Philipp Leinemann's next feature film, DAS DRITTE STERBEN, receives production funding by FFF Bayern (450.000€). Congratulations to everyone involved!

LUCK IS FOR WHIMPS receives funding by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW

We're delighted to announce that the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW is going to fund the production of our film LUCK IS FOR WHIMPS (director: Anca Miruna Lazarescu, screenplay by Silvia Wolkan) with 250.000€.

 

SOMMERHÄUSER receives funding by FFA

In its last session, the FFA has decided to award 130.000€ to the production of our feature film SOMMERHÄUSER (writer/director: Sonja Kröner). Cheers!

 

 

LUCK IS FOR WHIMPS receives funding by FFF Bayern

FFF Bayern has decided to fund the production of our film LUCK IS FOR WHIMPS (director: Anca Miruna Lazarescu, screenplay by Silvia Wolkan) with 250.000€. Congratulations to everyone involved!

 

SOMMERHÄUSER receives funding by FFF Bayern

In its last session, the FFF Bayern has decided to fund the production of our feature film project SOMMERHÄUSER with 300.000€. We're delighted!

BEST FILM MUSIC for OUTSIDE THE BOX

OUTSIDE THE BOX for the win! Congratulations go to composers Jessica Moss and Sophie Trudeau who've been awarded "Best Film Music" at Filmfest Lünen.

 

Walker+Worm Film Receives Slate Funding

In its October session, the FFF BAyern has deceided to award slate funding to the amount of 95.000€ to Walker+Worm Film. The funded projects are DAS DRITTE STERBEN by Philipp Leinemann, EISTAU by August Pflugfelder, MS ZUKUNFT by Jovan Arsenic, and SOMMERHÄUSER by Sonja Kröner.

 

 

LUCK IS FOR WHIMPS receives project development funding

The "Kuratorium junger deutscher Film" has awarded 27.000€ in project development funding to our project LUCK IS FOR WHIMPS. We count ourselves lucky then (without being whimps, obviously...)!

 

STEFAN ZWEIG'S CHESS receives project development funding

We're happy to announce that our project STEFAN ZWEIG'S CHESS has received 35.000€ in project development funding by the FFF Bayern.

 

OUTSIDE THE BOX celebrates its world premiere!

OUTSIDE THE BOX celebrates its world premiere at Filmfest Munich. Thanks to all the special people who made it to Munich to celebrate with us!

Metropolis Award for Frauke Finsterwalder

Frauke Finsterwalder is awarded the Metropolis Award for the best German first-time director by the Directors' Guild of Germany. Congratulations!

THE KINGS SURRENDER wins at Austin Film Festival

Another festival, another prize. Well, we're not complaining. THE KINGS SURRENDER wins the Jury Award for the Best Narrative Feature at the Austin Film Festival in Texas. Yeah! Congratulations everyone!

Laurels for THE KINGS SURRENDER

THe KINGS SURRENDER is awarded the "Filmkunstpreis Sachen-Anhalt 2014". Congratulations to writer/director Philipp Leinemann as well as our wonderful cast and crew!

Sandra Hüller wins LOLA

Sandra Hüller was awarded the German Academy Award LOLA for the best female supporting role for her portrayal of documentary filmmaker Franziska Feldenhoven in FINSTERWORLD. Congratulations, Sandra!

FFF Bayern funding for OUTSIDE THE BOX

Congratulations go to Philip Koch: FFF Bayern has decided to fund his debut feature - dark comedy OUTSIDE THE BOX - with 300.000 €. 

FINSTERWORLD Nominated For Deutscher Filmpreis in Five Categories

Beste female supporting role, best male supporting role, best score, best screenplay, and best feature film. 
5 nominations! WICKED!!!

FINSTERWORLD Wins Best Feature Film

FINSTERWORLD wins the award for Best Feature Film at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival. Thank you!!!

FINSTERWORLD Wins Best Screenplay

Frauke Finsterwalder and Christian Kracht's screenplay for FINSTERWORLD wins Best Screenplay 2013, awarded by the German Film Critics' Association. Congratulations, Frauke and Christian!

German Actors Prize for Michael Maertens

Michael Maertens wins the German Actors Prize for his role as Claude Petersdorf in FINSTERWORLD. Congratulations!

For more information (in German):
http://www.schauspielerpreis.com/#/preistraeger/

SNOW wins Innsbruck Nature Film Festival

We're happy to announce another prize: August Pflugfelder's documentary SNOW wins the international competition of Innsbruck Nature Film Festival. Congratulations, August!

Golden Eye for FINSTERWORLD

FINSTERWORLD wins Zurich Film Festival's Golden Eye for the best German-language feature film. Also in Zurich, the film was awarded the Critics' Choice Award. Congratulations and a big THANK YOU to the whole FINSTERWORLD-team!

FINSTERWORLD wins TV Spielfilm-Award

FINSTERWORLD will be awarded the TV Spielfilm-Award at this year's Cologne Conference. Previous winners include Anton Corbijn and Michael Winterbottom, among others. Frauke Finsterwalder and Christian Kracht will travel to Cologne to accept the award on 4 October. 

The Cologne Conference on Finsterworld: www.cologne-conference.de

FINSTERWORLD wins Bronze Zenith at Montreal

We're happy to announce that FINSTERWORLD was awarded the Bronze Zenith at the World Film Festival Montreal. 

For more information on the award: http://www.ffm-montreal.org

FINSTERWORLD travels to Buenos Aires!

FINSTERWORLD is going to be the opening film of this year's Festival of German Film in Buenos Aires. Director Frauke Finsterwalder and producer Philipp Worm will present the film. 

FINSTERWORLD nominated for FIRST STEPS Award

We're happy to announce that FINSTERWORLD has been nominated for the FIRST STEPS Award 2013 in the feature film category. Congratulations Frauke!

For more information on the award: http://www.firststeps.de/welcome.html

FINSTERWORLD: International Premiere

We're happy to announce that "Finsterworld" will celebrate its international premiere at the World Film Festival in Montreal. 

>> Finsterworld auf dem World Film Festival in Montreal

FINSTERWORLD Celebrates World Premiere

Walker+Worm Film is proud to announce that Frauke Finsterwalder's debut "Finsterworld" will celebrate its world premiere at the Filmfest München on 2nd July 2013.

Tickets: www.filmfest-muenchen.de

DAS DRITTE STERBEN Receives Script Funding

At its meeting of April 2013, the FFF Bayern has decided to promote the development of screenplay THE THIRD DEATH, the new project from writer and director Philip Leashman. Congratulations to Philip Leashman!

VAKUUM Receives Project Development Funding

The foundation "Kuratorium junger deutscher Film" has awarded project development financing to Christine Repond's feature film VAKUUM.

 

FINSTERWORLD: Theatrical Release in October

We've set a date! Frauke Finsterwalder's feature film FINSTERWORLD will be released to German cinemas on 17 October 2013.