Our trimedial project MAKE LOVE has succesfully started last Sunday on MDR. It achieved a market share of 15,9% in the MDR broadcasting area. Nationwide, it reached a market share of 4,2%. On SWR, the first episode of MAKE LOVE will premiere tomorrow, November 6th at 10 pm. Here’s a look at some of the most recent media coverage of MAKE LOVE: “MAKE LOVE is to sex, what “The Voice of Germany” is to music: An elaborately hugging & touching counterpoint to the tough competition in todays achievement-oriented society. “(Stern.de, 04-11-2013) “MAKE LOVE takes IT seriously. And that is unique to contempary television.” (Focus, 03-11-2013) “Ann-Marlene Henning, therapist & sexologist, can teach presenters on television a lesson or two.”...
On Saturday, 26th of October at 12 am producer Onno Ehlers will present our cross-media project “Vikings” (2-part Documentary and click-and-point adventure game) at the Documentary Campus in Leipzig. The web-based game “Vikings” takes children and teenagers at the age of 9-13 on a journey to Northern Europe and offers a completely new and playful way of gaining insights into the fascinating culture of the Vikings.
We subscribe to NEUES DEUTSCHLAND’s opinion on today’s TV program tip: “The terrific documentary »The Zarah Leander Files«, where the Nazi-Star is dissected in the style of Japanese Anime on Wednesday at 10.20 pm.” Watch the second part of our series “The Culture Files” at 10.20 pm on ARTE tonight.
CEO Christian Beetz and Producer Georg Tschurtschenthaler attend the IDFA in Amsterdam from Sunday. Gebrueder Beetz’ first activity is the EBU-pitch for the documentary “Falciani” on Sunday, November 24th. Following this, our film “Nelson Mandela: the myth & me” has it’s world premiere at 9:00 pm at the long-standing Theater Tuschinski. Further pitching takes place on Monday: our project “Mali Blues” is presented at IDFA-Forum. The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam is the world’s largest documentary film festival held from November 20th to December 1st 2013. Our Team’s participation in festivals and panels is also listed in the website’s new section “WHO, WHEN, WHERE” via “COMPANY”.
Find all information around our trimedial project “Make Love” on its new website on Facebook. Check out the news about our host Ann-Marlene Henning and photos from the set as well as the screening dates and all current press reactions. The first episode will be broadcast on the channel MDR this sunday, 3rd of November at 10:20 pm and will deal with the question: What is good sex?
Our 360°/VR music video starring Friedrich Liechtenstein was awarded 3rd at LICHTER Virtual Reality Award! The jury announced: “The 360° video convinced us with its creative ideas and technical finesse.” The jury of Ralph Benz (3sat), Astrid Kahmke (Bayerisches Filmzentrum), Kay Meseberg (arte), Eckart Köberich (ZDF Digital) and Marco Heutnik (CHEIL) selected the video out of more than 50 submissions. The VR video was realized in co-production with INVR.SPACE and directed by Uwe Flade. It is part of the cross-plattform project “Gasoline Deluxe” for ZDF/arte, featuring a 10-part TV series (nominated for Grimme Award 2017), a 8-part web series and a 90-min TV documentary.
Last chance to watch our documentary “The Pasolini Files” on ARTE’s website: it’s online until tonight!
We proudly announce that our co-production (South Africa) NELSON MANDELA: the myth & me (ZDF/arte/BBC) is competing at IDFA 2013 and will have its world premiere. Avoiding the danger of a single story and with a personal and critical approach, director Khalo Matabane interviews leaders, artists, philosophers and Mandela’s fellows worldwide thereby inquiring the relevance of Mandela’s message of freedom, forgiveness and reconciliation in the world of today.
Our documentary “The Pasolini Files” premieres on TV today. Our Series “The Culture Files” will therefore enter the second round on Arte at 10:45 pm. Andreas Pichler’s film investigates the murder of one of Italy’s most important intellectuals – Pier Paolo Pasolini – from today’s perspective.
We are delighted to announce that our award-winning documentary “Autumn Gold” has won the Viewer Choice Award at the Human Rights Filmfestival in Vilnius, Lithuania. Overall 42 documentaries were shown at the festival and it was attended by over 9000 visitors. The viewers choice award was the only attributed award.