Bavaria Film International is part of the Bavaria Film Group which is the largest integrated Media Company in Germany. The very new Bavaria Film Partners GmbH was founded this year to conduct service driven co-productions at the Bavaria Film Studios. Besides the wide range of services in different German locations, Bavaria Film is connected to a large international network of financing partners. Bavaria Film Partners offers the ideal co-production and co-financing requirements for national and international movie producers. The company has offices in Munich, Berlin, Los Angeles and Moscow, led by Managing Director Markus Vogelbacher, former Head of Sales & Service – Bavaria Film Group.
In 2011 Bavaria Film International presents a number of high-profile English language features such as Superhero (starring Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster) andI, Anna (starring Charlotte Rampling and Gabriel Byrne), with Sandra Nettelbeck’s Michael Caine-starrer Mr. Morgan’s Last Love in active pre-sales.
Bavaria Film Partners is at Cannes Film Festival from May 13th until May 18th, in the Bavaria Film Booth: Palais de Festival, Riviera H 9.
Bavaria Film International’s world sales portfolio ranges from groundbreaking German feature films such as Run Lola Run (1998); Academy Award winner Nowhere in Africa (2002); multiple European Film Award winner Good Bye, Lenin (2003); or Golden Berlin Bear winner Head-On (2004) to international arthouse successes like The Man Without a Past (2003) and Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring (2004).
Recent hits include cross-over box office sensation Let The Right One In (2008); critically acclaimed Moscow, Belgium (2008); Dutch discovery Nothing Personal (2009); Russian Silver Berlin Bear-winner How I Ended This Summer (2010); Cannes entry Life, Above All (2010) as well as Krabat (2008); double Silver Berlin Bear-winner Everyone Else (2009); or the genre bow The Silence (2010) from Germany.