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Spotlight #25: Yangzom Brauen…director! etc.

Spotlight #25: Yangzom Brauen…director! etc.

Hi everybody, some great news after this great success of films which clients we represent star for at the Berlinale…We are very proud to share with you this great news of the Hollywood premier of Yangzom Brauen´s first feature film WHO KILLED JOHNNY. She was tired to talk about it that she wants to do something so when she got an idea, she wrote a script, ask friends (some other of our clients…Carlos Leal, Max Loong & Ernest Hausmann), did a kickstarter campaign, got the money and shot this feature film in LA. Few other great news below. Greetz from bizzy but sunny LA, c ya Georg

WE DON’T WANNA WAIT ANYMORE FOR A SCRIPT WE LIKE. WE CREATE A STORY, SHOT IT & MAKE IT BY OUR OWN! YANGZOM BRAUEN (director)!!!

Yangzom Brauen directed her first movie in LA and few really famous actors from Switzerland (CARLOS LEAL, MAX LOONG and Melanie Winiger) & the German ERNEST ALLAN HAUSMANN stars for this great trash comedy movie WHO KILLED JOHNNY which was shot in eight days and financed by a kickstarter campaign. Please have a look for the trailer and ask for a screener if you want to watch the whole movie and might be interest to distribute it or screen i t on your film festival. If you like it, please share it with your friends. Thx. (BEHIND THE SCENES)

CONFIRMED
MILTON WELSH will shoot for THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL directed by Wes Anderson. Check out his incredible look for the movie…

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JÖRG MOUKADDAM will start to shoot for a famous German crime series DER LETZTE BULLE/ THE LAST COP, directed by Thomas Nennstiel and parallel for another crime series too, which is called SOKO WISMAR, directed by Sascha Thiel.

JÖRG MOUKADDAM stared for VICKY THE VIKING, one of the most sucessful German feature films directed by the also very successful and famous director and comedian Michael Herbig. It won for example the Bambi award 2009, Bavarian film award 2010 and was nominated for the German film award 2010. Jörg returned also for the sequel, the first German Blockbuster 3D feature film VICKY AND THE TREASURE OF GODS which won also for example the Bavarian film award 2012. He finished recently the shooting for the Nickledodeon TV series ROOM 13.

CINEMA RELEASE
SARA FAZILAT stars for PUPPE/ DOLL directed by Sebastian Kutzli, screened for example at Hof international film festival 2012 and Max Ophüls film festival 2013, German cinema release February 21st


SARA FAZILAT supported the famous german comedy star and actor Olli Dittrich and the famous German actress Katja Riemann in RELATIVITÄTSTHEORIE DER LIEBE/ THEORY OF RELATIVITY OF LOVE, directed by Otto Alexander Jahrreiss…

JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME is one of the most upcoming talents from France who stared in 2012 for KISS OF THE DAMNED directed by Xan Cassavetes which was screened at Venice film festival 2012. She also played a great supporting role for RUSH by Ron Howard and the same for CONFESSIONS OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY by Sylvie Verheyde which was screened at last years Cannes film festival. She is so gorgeous. Please have a look at her new showreel and two of her new pictures…

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FERNANDO TIELVE who stars for LOSE YOUR HEAD, directed by Stefan Westerwelle/ Patrick Schuckmann, selected for the Berlinale Panorama, gave an interview about the movie and his own experiences at the Berlinale…

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HEN YANNI is now represented by Das Imperium!

Spotlight #24: …and the winner is!

Spotlight #24: …and the winner is!

Hello everybody, what kind of better reason we can have to write about some really great news of great actors we will do below. Please take these two minutes to read & watch….because they are the best….

The Golden Bear 2013 for the best movie went to CHILD’S POSE which BOGDAN DUMITRACHE stars for,
directed by Calin Peter Netzer, info The movie which will be released by X-Verleih won also the FIPRESCI award in Berlin!

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BOGDAN DUMITRACHE is already a star in Romania, Romanian film award as best actor in 2010,
2011 (also in Locarno) and for 2012 for BEST INTENTION, by Adrian Sitaru.

The award of the ecumenical jury went to CIRCLES which Croatian superstar LEON LUCEV stars for,
directed by Srdan Golubovi, info

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CIRCLES
was also screened at Sundance film festival 2013 in the world cinema dramatic competition and LEON LUCEV stars also for NA PUTU (awarded as best actor at the Sarajevo film festival, Berlin international film festival 2010), directed by Jasmila Zbanic

She also stars for CIRCLES, the great Serbian actress HRISTINA POPOVIC is now represented by
Das Imperium!

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HRISTINA POPOVICH stars together with MILOS SAMOLOV (another client of DAS IMPERIUM) for PARADA, directed by Srdjan Dragojevic and won 2012 at the Pula film festival for her performance the award as best leading actress. The movie won last year 3 awards at the Berlin international film festival and was nominated for the European movie award 2012.

…and again with LEON LUCEV for PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BELGRAD, directed by Bojan Vuletic,
nominated at the Warsaw international film festival 2012

Box Office: ‘Die Hard’ is No. 1, Biggest Bow of 2013
RASHA BUKVIC stars for A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD, as the villain Alik supported by one of our newest clients SERGEJ ONOPKO, directed by John Moore

Blanketing the foreign theatrical circuit in its second weekend of international release, 20th Century Fox’s A Good Day To Die Hard easily captured the No. 1 box office spot overseas, grossing $61.5 million – the year’s biggest foreign opening tally thus far – at 9,595 locations in 63 markets, and moving its early foreign cume to $80.1 million.

The fifth installment of the action franchise starring Bruce Willis introduced itself to 37 new territories, and finished No. 1 in 32. Biggest debut was in the U.K. where 845 locations registered a total of $7.6 million. Japan contributed $6.8 million from 641 sites while Russia came up with $6.7 million at 1,693 situations and Germany generated $6.4 million at 703 locales.

As Fox put it, “John McClane has his biggest weekend ever in the international marketplace!” Openings in France, Brazil and India are on tap this week with China and Australia releases due next month.

IMAX reported that Die Hard grossed $2.1 million at 134 IMAX sites, pushing its two-round total from those venues to $4.5 million. February opening weekend records for IMAX were set in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Die Hard opened offshore last weekend at just seven Asian markets, and drew $10.4 million at 1,182 locations for a per-screen average of nearly $8,800.
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Spotlight #23: Berlinale…action!

Spotlight #23: Berlinale…action!

Hello everybody who will keep an eye on our passionate work for our talents. Check this few examples of work they and we did….for Berlinale 2013 and some other high rated credited work of our clients….
If you like it feel free to share it with your friends and recommend.

BOGDAN DUMITRACHE stars for CHILD’S POSE, directed by Calin Peter Netzer, in competition, February 11th/ 08:30am/ 03:30pm/ Berlinale Palast, February 12th/ 10:30pm/ International, February 12th/ 09:30am/ Haus der Berliner Festspiele, info


BOGDAN DUMITRACHE is already a star in Romania, Romanian film award as best actor in 2010, 2011 (also in Locarno) and for 2012 for DIN DRAGOSTE CU CELE MAI BUNE INTENTII/ BEST INTENTION, by Adrian Sitaru.

MARKO MANDIC stars for GOLD, directed by Thomas Arslan, in competition, premier February 9th/ 11:45am/ 07:00pm/ Berlinale Palast, February 10th/ 12:00am/ Friedrichstadt Palast, February 15th/ 03:00pm/ Friedrichstadt Palast, February 17th/ 10:00am/ Friedrichstadt Palast, info

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MARKO MANDIC stars also for LOSE YOUR HEAD, directed by Stefan Westerwelle/ Patrick Schuckmann, selected for the Berlinale Panorama, February 08th/ 09:30pm/ Cinemaxx7, February 09th/ 10:45pm/ Cinestar3, February 10th/ 08:15pm/ Cubix7+8, February 11th/ 10:30pm/ Colosseum1, February 17th/ 10:30pm/ Cubix7+8, info

FERNANDO TIELVE is now represented by Das Imperium! He also stars for LOSE YOUR HEAD, directed by Stefan Westerwelle/ Patrick Schuckmann, selected for the Berlinale Panorama, February 08th/ 09:30pm/ Cinemaxx7, February 09th/ 10:45pm/ Cinestar3, February 10th/ 08:15pm/ Cubix7+8, February 11th/ 10:30pm/ Colosseum1, February 17th/ 10:30pm/ Cubix7+8, info
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LEON LUCEV stars for CIRCLES, directed by Srdan Golubovi, selected for the Berlinale Forum, February 11th/ 09:30pm/ Delphi Filmpalast, February 16th/ 04:30pm/ Cinestar8, February 12th/ 08:00pm/ Colosseum1, February 14th/ 10:15pm/ Cubix9, info

CIRCLES was also screened at Sundance film festival 2013 in the world cinema dramatic competition and LEON LUCEV stars also for NA PUTU (awarded as best actor at the Sarajevo film festival, Berlin international film festival 2010), directed by Jasmila Zbanic

TÓMAS LEMARQUIS stars for BREAKING HORIZONS, directed by Pola Beck, selected for the Berlinale German Cinema – LOLA@Berlinale, February 08th/ 01:30pm/ Cinemaxx1, info


Award for Best German Movie 2012 for BREAKING HORIZONS, also screened at Hof film festival 2012 and Sao Paolo international film festival 2012, TOMAS LEMARQUIS shoot recently FRAU ELLA directed by Marcus Goller, side by side with the German stars Matthias Schweighöfer and August Diehl. He will shoot for THREE DAYS TO KILL, directed by McG (Charlies Angels f.ex) side by side with Kevin Costner, Luc Besson for script and production.

JOSEPHINE DE LA BAUME is one of the most upcoming talents from France who stars in 2012 for KISS OF THE DAMNED directed by Xan Cassavetes which was screened at Venice film festival 2012. She also played a great supporting role for RUSH by Ron Howard and the same for CONFESSIONS OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY by Sylvie Verheyde which was screened at last years Cannes film festival. She is so gorgeous. Next as lead in a German cinema movie, please have a look at the new editorial and and her new “cover”…

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RICHARD KEEP is now represented by Das Imperium!

RICHARD KEEP stars for WHITE DREAM, directed by Stephane Sednaoui, with CLOUD ATLAS star Zhou Xun…

RASHA BUKVIC stars for A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD, directed by John Moore,  Please have a look at the trailer and the article below about the 25th DIE HARD anniversary…916608-a-good-day-to-die-hard

Bruce Willis was on hand last night at 20th Century Fox studios to celebrate the 25th anniversary of his blockbuster franchise with a new mural on the backlot. From certain angles the mural McClane looks more like a young Mel Gibson, but filmmakers and execs (including Twilight producer Wyck Godfrey) didn’t seem to mind as the next pic in the franchise — the Russia-set A Good Day To Die Hard, which premieres February 14 — had its first screening, followed by a “red” Russia-themed reception on the 21st floor of where else, but Nakatomi Tower (aka Fox Plaza). Willis was joined by Good Day To Die Hard co-stars Jai Courtney, Rasha Bukvic and Yuliya Snigir, director John Moore, and 20th Century Fox Film chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos.

CARLOS LEAL stars in the funny UPC cablecom commercials as his role as ambassador. It won (for the 2nd year in a row) the best commercial of the year in Switzerland (jury + public award like last year). He is also shooting for the new series DEVIOUS MAIDS by Marc Cherry (writer and producer of “Desperate Housewives”)

Spotlight #22: Daniel Steiner for Wes Anderson, Mehdi Nebbou in English Vinglish etc.

Spotlight #22: Daniel Steiner for Wes Anderson, Mehdi Nebbou in English Vinglish etc.

DANIEL STEINER is shooting for The GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL directed by Wes Anderson. Please have a look below on his great look for this film …

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DANIEL STEINER is also part of the main cast of SOKO LEIPZIG a famous German tv crime weekly, on air every Friday at 09:15 pm Daniel in SOKO!

LEONARDO NIGRO stars for one episode of SOKO Leipzig, which is directed by Patrick Winczewski. His episode will be on air February 1st at ZDF at 09:15 pm. info

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MEHDI NEBBOU became a star in India after he stars for Indian Box Office Hit ENGLISH VINGLISH, side by side with Indian Superstar Sridevi. The movie was directed by Gauri Shinde and got now a special screening at IndoGerman filmweek- Best of India screenings 2013 on February 6th at 07.30pm at Babylon cinema Berlin. The director and Mehdi will attend the screening for a Q & A after.

Please have a look for the Trailer + additional scene Laurent (Mehdi) Gets Close To Shashi (Sridevi)

WRAPPED SHOOTING
LUNA MIJOVIC and DRAGOS BUCUR finished their shooting for a feature film project, directed by Petra Volpe. Luna stars for the movie and Dragos has a important supporting role!

 

NATASA TAPUSKOVIC is now represented by Das Imperium!

NATASA TAPUSCOVIC stars for BALKAN IS NOT DEAD, directed by Aleksandar Popovski, website, for SKINNING, directed by Stevan Filipovic, trailer and for LIFE IS A MIRACLE, directed by Emir Kusturica, won several awards for example Cannes, César, Golden Globes Italy.

CONFIRMED
SERGEJ ONOPKO will start his shooting in Budapest for the series DRACULA, directed by Steve Schill (Dexter)

SERGEJ ONOPKO stars also for A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD, directed by John Moore, the new sequel of the famous and successful Die Hard franchise . Worldwide cinema release, February 14th. Please keep an eye on him, he will be one of our next rising stars! Have a look at the  interview with Sergej…
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COSIMA CIUPEK will start her shooting for two new projects in February! She will star for KTO, directed by Manyar Parwani (have a look at the pictures below!) and SIN & ILLY, directed by Maria Hengge.

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Hero February 2013

Hero February 2013

Please listen to your eyes for my “yohimbe brother” and dear friend EBON HEATH…website and you will understand what I mean.

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performance: The typographic ballett

And last but not least: visions of visionary (interview by Ebon Heath)