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Hamburg Producers Award for European Cinema Co-Productions

The Hamburg Producers Award for European Cinema Co-Productions will be awarded to the films in the section Freihafen (Free Port) which will feature German-European co-productions. The German co-producer of the winning film will receive 25,000 Euro, which will be made available by the Hamburg Ministry of Culture (Behörde für Kultur und Medien). The foreign co-producer of the winning film will receive Color Grading worth around 15,000 Euro from the Hamburg post-production company Optical Art.

Previous winners

  • 2017: Arrhythmia Director: Boris Khlebnikov. German Co-Producer:  Eva Blondiau (Color of May, Köln); Russian Production Company: CTB Film Company, Moskau
  • 2016: Scarred Hearts Director: Radu Jude. German Co-Producer: Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski und Maren Ade (Komplizenfilm, Berlin); Romanian Production Company: Hi Film Productions
  • 2015: One Floor Below Director: Radu Muntean. German Co-Producer: Christine Haupt und Alexander Ris (Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion GmbH, Leipzig); Romanian Production Company: Dragos Vilcu, Multi Media Est.
  • 2014: Welcome to Karastan Director: Ben Hopkins. German Co-Producer: Daniel Zuta (Brandstorm Entertainment AG, Frankfurt am Main); Georgian Production Company: 20 Steps Production

Jury 2018

Jürgen Fabritius
Agenturchef und Professor an der Filmuniversität Konrad Wolf Babelsberg
Pheline Roggan
Schauspielerin
Renate Rose
Ehemalige Geschäftsführerin EFP

Nominated Films

Another Day of Life

FF 2018 | Poland, Spain, Belgium, Germany 2018 | 85 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow
rated for 0 + years
ANIMATION The thrilling story of a three-month journey undertaken by the well-known Polish reporter Ryszard Kapuściński through war-torn Angola. …

The House That Jack Built

FF 2018 | Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden 2018 | 153 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Lars von Trier
rated for 0 + years
Enfant terrible Lars von Trier explores the sadistic depths of a serial killer. Loner Jack (Matt Dillon) is highly intelligent, but also highly …

In Love and War

FF 2018 | Denmark, Germany, Czech Republic 2018 | 135 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kasper Torsting
rated for 0 + years
A tense German-Danish melodrama based on actual events about the fate of a soldier back from the war. The First World War, South Jutland is part …

The Innocent

FF 2018 | Switzerland, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Simon Jaquemet
rated for 0 + years
A disturbing drama about a woman shaken to the core by an encounter with the past.The active Christian and neuro-scientific assistant Ruth leads a …

The Purity of Vengeance

FF 2018 | Denmark, Germany 2018 | 119 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Christoffer Boe
rated for 0 + years
The fourth case for Inspector Carl Mørck: Verachtung is the nerve-jangling film version of Jussi Adler-Olsen's best-selling thriller. It's a …

The Reports on Sarah and Saleem

FF 2018 | Palestine, Netherlands, Germany, Mexico 2018 | 127 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Muayad Alayan
rated for 0 + years
An affair of the heart becomes an affair of state: a Palestinian drama that takes the upheavals between Arabs and Jews to another, unusual level …

Sibel

FF 2018 | France, Germany, Luxembourg, Turkey 2018 | 95 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Çağla Zencirci, Guillaume Giovanetti
rated for 0 + years
In the seclusion of a small Turkish village, an unusual young woman fights for her female identity. Sibel lives with her father and sister in a …

The Tabacconist

FF 2018 | Austria, Germany 2018 | 113 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nikolaus Leytner
rated for 0 + years
The film version of Robert Seethaler's eponymous best-seller is a moving, disturbing coming-of-age story. Austria 1937: 17-year old Franz Huchel …

The Wild Pear Tree

FF 2018 | Turkey, France, Germany 2018 | 188 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
rated for 0 + years
The great Turkish storyteller Nuri Bilge Ceylan creates another fascinating mix of language and pictures. After finishing his studies, Sinan …

Yuli

FF 2018 | Spain, Cuba, United Kingdom, Germany 2018 | 110 Min. | OV with German subtitles
Director: Icíar Bollaín
rated for 0 + years
Featuring spectacular dance sequences, this is an inspiring biopic on ballet star Carlos Acosta, who danced his way from a poor quarter of Havana …