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junafilm

Junafilm

Im Herzen von Hamburg- Ottensen entwickelt Junafilm mit Filmemachern aus der ganzen Welt leidenschaftlich Stoffe für das Kino und Fernsehen.

Mit dem ersten Spielfilm „Tore tanzt“ von Katrin Gebbe war Junafilm in Cannes 2013 (Un Certain Regard) vertreten. Der Film gewann national und international mehr als 20 Preise und war weltweit auf über 100 Festivals erfolgreich.

Zudem realisiert Junafilm internationale Koproduktionen mit Talenten wie Ask Hasselbach (Antboy – Die Rache der Red Fury/ Berlinale 2015), Rasmus Birch (When Animals Dream/ Cannes 2014), Asá Hjörnleifsdottir (The Swan/ Berlinale Talent Campus/Kairo international Filmfest „Best Film“) und Katrin Gebbe (Pelikanblut/Venedig 2019/TIFF 2019/Filmfest Hamburg „Produzentenpreis“).

Junafilm ist Teil der Initiative „Hamburg lebt Kino“, bei der sich unabhängige Produktionsfirmen zusammen geschlossen haben, um den Standort Hamburg zu stärken, dem Nachwuchs eine Stimme zu geben und die gesamte Filmbranche stärker miteinander zu vernetzen.

 Junafilm

Based in the heart of Hamburg-Ottensen, Junafilm, together with filmmakers from all over the world, passionately develops material for cinema and television.

With their first feature, “Nothing Bad Can Happen”, by Katrin Gebbe, Junafilm was presented in Cannes, 2013 (Un Certain Regard). The film won more than 20 national and international awards and was successfully received in more than 100 festivals.

Furthermore, Junafilm realises international co-productions with talents such as Ask Hasselbach (Antboy – Revenge of the Red Fury/ Berlinale 2015), Rasmus Birch (When Animals Dream/Cannes 2014), Asá Hjörnleifsdottir (The Swan/ Berlinale Talent Campus/ Kairo International Film Festival “Best Film”) and Katrin Gebbe (Pelican Blood/Venice 2019/TIFF 2019/Filmfestival Hamburg “Producer Award”).

Junafilm, is part of the initiative,“Hamburg loves Cinema”, in which independent production companies from Hamburg, have united to strengthen Hamburg as a filmmaking location, to give a voice to young talent and to provide a networking platform for film.

Filmography

  • „Schlaf“ (Sleep, 2020) Junafilm, ZDF, DE, Director: Michael Venus, Scriptwriter: Thomas Friedrich, funded by BKM, FFHSH, Nordmedia, Global Screen, World Premiere Berlinale 2020 (Perspektive Deutsches Kino
  • „Pelikanblut“ (Pelican Blood, 2019) Junafilm & Miramar Film, DE-BG, 121 Min., written & directed by Katrin Gebbe, SWR/ARTE, funded by BKM, FFHSH, DFFF, Torino Film Lab, Berlinale Co-Production Market 2018, World Premiere Venice Film Festival 2019, Toronto International Film Festival, Hamburg Producer Award 2019
  • „Draussen in meinem Kopf“ (The World Beyond My Mind, 2018) Junafilm, ZDF/ARTE, DE, 99 Min., written & directed by Eibe Krebs, funded by FFHSH, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Wim Wenders Scholarship, German-French Youth-Award at Max Ophüls 2018
  • „The Swan“ (2017) Vintage Pictures, Junafilm & Kinokompanii, IS-DE-EST., 91 Min., written & directed by Asa Hjornleifsdottir, funded by FFHSH, IF, Tallin, ARTE/NDR, i.a. Grand Award Cairo International Filmfestival, World Premiere in Toronto, Filmfestival Hamburg (Nominated for Producer Award)
  • „La Cigale at la Fourmi” (2016) Junafilm, DE, 15 Min., written & directed by Julia Ritschel, funded by FFHSH und Nordmedia, u.a. Grand Jury Prize – Kurzsuechtig Festival & Flensburger Kurzfilmtage
  • „Antboy – Superhelden Hoch 3“ (2016) Nimbusfilm & Junafilm, co-production with NDR, DK-DE, 80 Min, Director: Ask Hasselbach, funded by FFHSH, DFFF, DFI
  • “Antboy – Die Rache der Red Fury” (2014/2015) Nimbusfilm & Junafilm, co-production with NDR, DK-DE, 80 Min, Director: Ask Hasselbach, funded by FFHSH, DFFF, DFI, NTVF, Berlinale Generation Competition 2015, Best Danish Childrensfilm 2015
  • „Not at Home” (2013) Adomeit Film, Junafilm, Wolf Pictures, DE-DK-AFG, 65 Min., Written & Directed by Katja Adomeit & Shahrbanoo Sadat, funded by FFHSH, Official Selection International Filmfest Rotterdam 2014
  • „Tore tanzt“ (Nothing bad can happen, 2013), Junafilm, DE, 110 Min., Written & Directed by Katrin Gebbe, funded by FFHSH, Nordmedia in coproduction with ZDF – Das kleine Fernsehspiel,World premiere: Cannes Filmfestival UN CERTAIN REGARD 2013
In Entwicklung

-„Desire of the Prey“ von Carly Borgstrom, FFHSH, MEDIA

-„Element Lost“ internationale Serie von Verena Gräfe-Höft & Samuel Schultschik, FFHSH

-„Aquadolce“ von Sebastian Egert, FFHSH, HH Producers LAB

-„The Begging Hand” (WT) von Katrin Gebbe & Rasmus Birch, Junafilm/Nimbusfilm, FFHSH, DFI, ZDF, EAVE Projekt 2014

Deveplopment

-„Desire of the Prey“ by Carly Borgstrom, FFHSH, MEDIA

-„Element Lost“ international series by Verena Gräfe-Höft & Samuel Schultschik, FFHSH

-„Aquadolce“ by Sebastian Egert, FFHSH, HH Producers LAB

-„The Begging Hand“ (WT) by Katrin Gebbe & Rasmus Birch, Junafilm/Nimbusfilm, FFHSH, DFI, ZDF, EAVE Project 2014