SLØBORN on ZDFneo

19 June 2020

The eight-part drama and catastrophe series "Sløborn" follows the fate of the inhabitants of the North Sea island Sløborn, who face the decline of their lives so far from one day to the next.

Release dates:

Thursday, 23 July 2020 and Friday, 24 July 2020

from 8.15 pm, four episodes each on ZDFneo

All episodes will be available from Thursday, 23 July 2020

from 8.15 pm in the ZDF Mediathek

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Language: German

Directors: Christian Alvart, Adolfo J. Kolmerer

Script: Christian Alvart, Arend Remmers, Erol Yesilkaya, Henner Schulte-Holtey, Sigi Kamml

Cast: Alexander Scheer, Wotan Wilke Möhring, Laura Tonke, Roland Møller, Emily Kusche, Lea van Acken and Marc Benjamin

In cooperation with ZDF, Tobis Film and Nordisk Film

Funded by German Motion Picture Fund, Polish Film Institute, Creative Europe - Media Programme of the European Union, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Nordmedia

Don't.Get.Out! on.TV.tonight!

06 April 2020

German TV premiere of "DON´T.GET.OUT!" tonight. Watch it at 22:15 (cet) on ZDF or 

stream it here.

Language: German

Author & Director: Christian Alvart

In co-production with: ZDF

National distribution: nfp / Telepool

World Sales: Global Screen

Cast: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Fahri Yardim,  Christiane Paul, Aleksandar Jovanovic, Hannah Herzsprung, Marc Hosemann

We're nominated!

11 March 2019

We are happy to announce that FREE COUNTRY is nominated for German Film Award! 

Keeping our fingers crossed for Tim Tamke (Best Production Design) and Ingken Benesch (Best Costume).

Congratulations to all nominees.

We're happy to announce..:

25 February 2020

SYRREAL ENTERTAINMENT and DIRTY FILMS are co-producing HI-VIZ, which is a movie about a love affair between a grandmother and a disillusioned Berlin DJ.

Andrew Upton is writing the script for Australian director Kip Williams. Oscar-Winner Cate Blanchett is producing and playing a supporting role in the film. Oscar-nominated Jacki Weaver and German actor Lars Eidinger are attached to star in this surprising and uplifting story.
Writer/Producer Andrew Upton says: “We are excited to produce this Berlin based film with Syrreal Entertainment and look forward to reaching audiences around the world with this hemisphere- crossing story.”

Producer Sigi Kamml adds: “We love Andrew ́s script about this Australian grandmother diving into the Berlin nightlife to find her missing grand daughter. Out of this setup evolves the most unusual love story that we have seen in a long time.”
“This story, which began life as a play at the Sydney Theatre Company, is finding a new form and incarnation”, added Upton and Blanchett. “It’s a surprising tale about the liberating power of music. Kip is an extraordinary director and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be part of his theatre to film cross-over”.

Physical production is planned to start in February 2021. Producers for Syrreal Entertainment are Sigi Kamml, Christian Alvart and Wassili Zygouris. Producers for Dirty Films are Andrew Upton and Cate Blanchett.

24 February 2020

LEONINE and SYRREAL ENTERTAINMENT are co-developing the limited series SANTIAGO, which is a modern interpretation of one of the world’s most legendary revenge tales of all times: “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas. The 16-part series will span across two seasons and take us from a Mexican prison, to Germany and other attractive locations around Europe.

 

Adolfo J. Kolmerer and Arend Remmers, who already collaborated on the critically acclaimed and award winning feature film SCHNEEFLÖCKCHEN are writing the screenplays. Christian Alvart (“Tschiller: Off Duty”, “Banklady”) and Adolfo J. Kolmerer are attached to direct.

Writer/creator Adolfo J. Kolmerer says: “We have been in love with this tale basically all our lives. SANTIAGO has been living in our minds and fingertips ever since we first got the idea of retelling one of our favorite novels, “The Count of Monte Cristo”. We feel the time has come to present this legendary tale in a complete new form and take it to a modern world, with fresh characters in a compelling new setting. Our aim is to leave room for the characters, the heartbreaking drama, the amazing thrill and have this story come to life like we have never seen it before. We want it to be gritty and grounded in reality.”

Writer/creator Arend Remmers adds: “We are super excited about this project and can’t wait to dive deep into the development process. We envision SANTIAGO as something powerful and entertaining. A story that takes its characters seriously and is always one step ahead of the audience.”  

 

Cosima von Spreti, head of co-financing and co-production at Leonine: “We see great international potential and with the original storytelling at its core, we feel it is just the right kind of premium content for us".

FREE COUNTRY in cinemas now

09 January 2020

FREE COUNTRY in german cinemas now!

Watch the trailer.

In Fall of 1992, police inspectors Patrick and Markus are sent off to a remote corner of the country to examine the disappearance of two teen sisters, 15 and 16. Did the two pretty girls just run away from their hick town, or did something more sinister happen to them? In this remote part of the country, the effects of the East German regime still muddy the waters. No one saw anything, the inspectors are greeted by iron silence. A photo negative showing the two girls naked and tied up in a hunting lodge seems to indicate a sex crime has been committed. The terrible suspicion is tragically confirmed when the girls’ dead bodies are found, raped and brutally murdered. While the relatives of other young women who have been missing for years come forward, the iron silence toward the cops turns into open hostility. Who has what to hide and why? When the detectives start to unravel the mystery, they soon wind up in danger themselves...

We're nominated!

15 January 2019

We are happy to announce that all of our in 2018 released productions are on nomination lists of different awards. 

Keeping our fingers crossed for these great actress/actors.

DOGS OF BERLIN - best series - Jupiter Award

ABGESCHNITTEN - best actor - LARS EIDINGER - Bambi

ABGESCHNITTEN - best actor - MORITZ BLEIBTREU - Jupiter Award

ABGESCHNITTEN - best actress - JASNA FRITZI BAUER - Jupiter Award

STEIG.NICHT.AUS! - best actor - WOTAN WILKE MÖHRING - Jupiter Award

ABGESCHNITTEN - best camera - JAKUB BEJNAROWICZ - preselection German Film Award

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Vote for Jupiter Award until 31.01.2019 here

Release: DOGS OF BERLIN on NETFLIX

​​07 December 2018

 

A politically sensitive murder forces two disparate detectives into a battle with the Berlin underworld and a confrontation with their own corruption. 

First season on NETFLIX NOW!

 

Netflix Original

Language: German

Script & Direction: Christian Alvart

Cast: Felix Kramer, Fahri Yardim, Anna Maria Mühe, Katharina Schüttler

Netflix Release: 07.12.2018

New Trailer of DOGS OF BERLIN

​​07 November 2018

 

New Trailer of our 10-episode NETFLIX series  is online!

 

Netflix Original

Language: German

Script & Direction: Christian Alvart

Netflix Release: 07.12.2018

Cinema release of CUT OFF

11 October 2018

Bestseller CUT OFF from Sebastian Fitzek & Michael Tsokos was made into a movie by director Christian Alvart. From NOW in german cinemas.

Watch the trailer of our new thriller.

Language: German

Director: Christian Alvart

In co-production with: Ziegler Film

National distribution and World Sales: Warner Bros. Entertainment

Cast: Moritz Bleibtreu, Fahri Yardim, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Lars Eidinger, Enno Hesse 

Status: Release October 11th, 2018

NOW.ON.DVD!

20. September 2018

"DON´T.GET.OUT!" is available on DVD and Blu Ray now.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Language: German

Author & Director: Christian Alvart

In co-production with: ZDF

National distribution: nfp / Telepool

World Sales: Global Screen

Cast: Wotan Wilke Möhring, Fahri Yardim,  Christiane Paul, Aleksandar Jovanovic, Hannah       Herzsprung, Marc Hosemann

Status: Release 12.04.2018

DOGS OF BERLIN: First Trailer

​​28. August 2018

 

First Trailer of our 10-episode NETFLIX series  is online!

 

Netflix Original

Language: German

Script & Direction: Christian Alvart

Netflix Release: 07.12.2018

Production start of SUMPFLAND (AT)

20. Juli 2018

Language: German

Script & Direction: Christian Alvart

In Cooperation with Telepool and ZDF

Status: Production

Release: End of 2019

It's a wrap!

​19. Mai 2018

After 100 days DOGS OF BERLIN has been shot!

 

Netflix Original

Language: German

Script & Direction: Christian Alvart

Status: Release demcember 7th, 2018 on NETFLIX

First Trailer of CUT OFF

23. April 2018

 

Bestseller CUT OFF from Sebastian Fitzek & Michael Tsokos was made into a movie. 

Watch the trailer of our new thriller.

Language: German

Director: Christian Alvart

In co-production with: Ziegler Film

National distribution and World Sales: Warner Bros. Entertainment

Cast: Moritz Bleibtreu, Fahri Yardim, Jasna Fritzi Bauer, Lars Eidinger, Enno Hesse 

Status: Release October 11th, 2018

NETFLIX announces DOGS OF BERLIN

28. April 2017

Netflix, the world’s leading ​entertainment network, ​continues its investment in European and German content with the announcement of ​Dogs of Berlin​. ​The 10-episode series is the second German Netflix original after ​Dark ​and​ ​will ​launch in 2018 exclusively to members around the world​.

Dogs of Berlin tells the story of ​two ​contrasting Berlin police detectives who become a team against their will – and are forced into a territorial battle with the Berlin underworld that confronts them with their own human weaknesses and criminal activities – and into a final decision on which side of the law they’re actually on.

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Netflix Original

Language: German

Script & Direction: Christian Alvart

Netflix Release: 07.12.2018

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