Company

Wiedemann & Berg Film

Wiedemann & Berg Film was founded in 2003 and is known for its successful production run of several feature films.

Quirin Berg and Max Wiedemann go way back: They met in 5th grade, where they quickly discovered their shared enthusiasm for films. After graduating High School, the friends attended the HFF - Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film in Munich and founded Wiedemann & Berg Film in 2003 just before graduation. Today, more than 10 years later, Max and Quirin remain the sole partners and CEOs of the company.

Their first theatrical release, THE LIVES OF OTHERS ("Das Leben der Anderen", directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck), won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film and fascinated audiences worldwide, reaching an audience of over 2,4 million in Germany alone. Their continuing success with critics and audience alike have made it possible for the company to produce many more films for the big screen. Titles such as MEN IN THE CITY ("Männerherzen", directed by Simon Verhoeven), which, together with its sequel reached an audience of 3,4 million. FRIENDSHIP! (directed by Markus Goller) which reached a box office of € 10.400.000 and most recently, VATERFREUDEN (directed by Matthias Schweighöfer), box office Germany € 17.800.000. The thriller WHO AM I (directed by Baran bo Odar) was released in 2014 and sold its remake rights to Warner Brothers US. The international horror thriller UNFRIEND (2015, directed by Simon Verhoeven) was released in Germany in January 2016, followed by WILLKOMMEN BEI DEN HARTMANNS (directed by Simon Verhoeven) in November 2016. WERK OHNE AUTOR, the new feature film of Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, is currently in post-production.

The two producers and their productions have been awarded with several awards, amongst others, the LA Critics Award, the Hollywood Reporter Award, the Video Champion Award, the Grimme-Preis, the Bambi, the Mira-Award, the Jupiter, the Bogey, the César, the BAFTA as well as the Bavarian, German and the European film prize.

Quirin Berg

Quirin Berg

Producer and CEO
Max Wiedemann

Max Wiedemann

Producer and CEO
Samira Wolf

Samira Wolf

Production Coordinator
Eva Augustin

Eva Augustin

Production Coordinator
Sabrina Hagenbrink

Sabrina Hagenbrink

Teamassistenz
Franziska Kurra

Franziska Kurra

Public Relations
Julia Lenzinger

Julia Lenzinger

Assistenz Herstellungsleitung
Leonie Novak

Leonie Novak

Assistenz der Teamassistenz
Tanja Schmidbauer

Tanja Schmidbauer

Festivalkoordination
Broder Cordsen

Broder Cordsen

Legal Affairs
Nina John

Nina John

Production Coordination
Senad Lutvica

Senad Lutvica

Head of accounting
Laura Mihajlovic

Laura Mihajlovic

Assistant to Quirin Berg
Justyna Muesch

Justyna Muesch

Producer
Simone Ruff

Simone Ruff

Creative Producer
Sofie Scherz-Fleischer

Sofie Scherz-Fleischer

Line Producer
David Vogt

David Vogt

Line Producer
Paula

Paula

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