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News

Torfason’s Blackport wins Grand Prix at Series Mania

Writer Mikael Torfason wrote and co-created the new series Blackport (RÚV, ARTE, TURBINE STUDIOS) that just won the Grand Prix at Series Mania 2021 (https://seriesmania.com/en/). Blackport is a drama series about the Icelandic fishing industry in the 1980’s. To put it simple: Colmbia has cocaine, Africa has gold, and Iceland has fish. The series is produced and directed by Gisli Orn Gardarsson, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson and Maria Reyndal. You can read about it in The Variety here.

The Girlfriend Experience 3 on Amazon

The 3. season of The Girlfriend Experience, which is written, directed and co-executive produced by Anja Marquardt, streams on Amazon in Germany (Starz Channel). The world premiere just happened during this years SXSW festival, where two episodes where shown. Please see the full Deadline.com article here as well as the trailer.

Dreamworks Musical "The Prince of Egypt" opens on Londons West

The new Dreamworks Musical by Stephen Schwartz (music & lyrics) and Philip LaZebnik (book) runs at the Dominion Theatre in Londons West End with a firstclass production. Please find all Infos and Videos here.

Festivals

Geborgtes Weiss

Dir.: Sebastian Ko
Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen, 5.9.21, 19:30h

Kein einfacher Mord

Dir.: Sebastian Ko
Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen, 14.9.21, 18:45h

Eisland

DP: Eeva Fleig
Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen, 12.9.21, 21:00h

Streaming

"Romulus" on Magenta TV

The 1st season of "Romulus", a high budget production of Sky Italia about the founding of Rome, is streaming on Telekom's Magenta TV. Enrico Maria Artale directed 4 episodes, Vladan Radovic is the DP of 6 episodes. Watch the trailer here.

"The Lie" on Amazon Prime

"The Lie", the remake of "Wir Monster" (co-written & directed by Sebastian Ko) is now on Amazon Prime. The remake is written & directed by Veena Sud and produced by Jason Blum (Blumhouse Productions).

"Deutschland 89" on Amazon Prime

Episodes 2, 7 and 8 written by Steve Bailie
Episodes 5 and 6 written by Lily & Michael Idov

"Official Secrets" on Netflix

with Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes
DP: Florian Hoffmeister

"The Valhalla Murders" on Netflix

Writer: Mikael Torfason
Season 1, Eps. 1-8

"Summertime" on Netflix

Director: Lorenzo Sportiello 
Season 1, Eps. 1-4

In CinemaS

Ein Nasser Hund

Writer & Director Damir Lukacevic
Start Date: Sept 9, 2021

On TV

Ostwind 3 - Aufbruch nach Ora

DP: Florian Emmerich
18.09.2021, 12:35h, WDR

Konrad und Katharina

Director: Francis Meletzky
DP: Florian Emmerich
23.09.2021, 12:30h, MDR

Notruf Hafenkante

Eps.: Escape-Room
Writer: Wiebke Jaspersen, Wolf Kuhl
23.09.2021, 19:25h, ZDF

Soko Leipzig

Eps.: Kowalskis Entscheidung
Writer: mondo23
24.09.2021, 21:15h, ZDF

Eps.: Abi-Jubiläum
Writer: mondo23
01.10.2021, 21:15h, ZDF

Zwischen uns die Mauer

DP: Bella Halben
01.10.2021, 22:00h, ZDF_neo
03.10.2021, 08:55h, 3Sat

Vorwärts Immer!

Director: Francis Meletzky
DP: Bella Halben
03.10.2021, 17:15h, Das Erste