German premiere of The County in Hamburg
Grímur Hákonarson’s latest feature will celebrate its German premiere competing at the Filmfest Hamburg. The film was reviewed warmly at its international premiere in Toronto: „Arndis Hronn Egilsdottir gives a commanding performance as Inga, Hákonarson keeps it focused and involving to achieve a satisfying conclusion“ (SCREEN) and „an audience-pleasing Icelandic drama that is the yin to ‚Rams‘ yang“. (VARIETY). The film will be released in Germany by Alamode and has already secured distribution in over 20 countries. Sales are handled by New Europe Film Sales.
The Most Beautiful Couple continues it’s successful festival run
Sven Taddicken’s latest feature keeps collecting prizes as it just won in two categories at Love is Folly Festival in Varna, Bulgaria – Best Actor Award to Maximilian Brückner and the Special Jury Award for Best Director to Sven Taddicken. Congratulations to both of them!
One Two Films’ founders part ways
The founders and managing partners, Sol Bondy and Jamila Wenske, have decided to part ways. Bondy will continue to run the company with investor and partner Christoph Lange. Fred Burle, One Two Films’ project manager since 2017, has started working on his own projects as a producer. One Two Films will continue to focus on international cinema. Jamila Wenske has taken her projects to a new home, Achtung Panda! Media GmbH.
The County at the Toronto International Festival
The latest feature by director Grímur Hákonarson will celebrate its world premiere in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the Toronto International Film Festival 2019. The film follows up Grímur’s debut feature Rams, which won Un Certain Regard in Cannes back in 2015. It’s co-produced with Icelandic Netop Films, Danish Profile Pictures and French Haut et Court. SR / ARTE will broadcast in Germany and France. New Europe Film Sales handles world sales; Alamode distributes in Germany.
Principal photography for Shake Your Cares Away begins
We are pleased to share that Tom Shoval’s Shake Your Cares Away, has started its principal photography in Tel Aviv, starring Bérénice Bejo. The film, which explores the unusual relationship between a wealthy widow and the homeless in Israel, is executive produced by Alejandro González Iñárritu and co-produced with Green Productions. German backing comes from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and ZDF/ARTE. World Sales are handled by Wild Bunch. Port-au-Prince distributes in Germany.
The Most Beautiful Couple in German cinemas
After an award-winning festival career, The Most Beautiful Couple is hitting the German screens on 2nd May! The film, distributed by Koryphäen Films, has also received a nomination at the German Film awards for Luise Heyer in the category of Best Lead Actress – with the award ceremony taking place the day after its theatrical release, on May 3rd.
One Two Films is a Berlin-based production company run by Sol Bondy. Our focus is on feature films for the international market.
„Sol Bondy is among the 10 producers to watch in 2018.“
was born in London and grew up in Spain and Berlin. He graduated from the German film school dffb Berlin. He was recognized as „Future Leader“ by Screen International and graduated from the “Trans Atlantic Partners” program in 2013. In 2018, he was named one of the „10 Producers to Watch” by Variety. Sol is a member of the European Film Academy and subsequently teaches at the dffb, Film University Potsdam, Met Film School and FAMU.
was born and raised in Bremen. He graduated as Master in International Business at the University of Maastricht. Since then he founded, advised and managed various companies. His strategic investment and entrepreneurial know-how are the backbone of One Two Films.
is Brazilian and lives in Berlin since 2010, where he graduated from the German Film School dffb. His shorts screened at more than 400 festivals worldwide. He worked as film critic, at the world sales company The Match Factory, at the Berlinale and Munich Film Festival, curated the first dffb-Festival and lectured at the University of Brasilia and the European Film College.
Alina Bohn was born and raised in Munich. After graduation from school, she did a trainee programme as a management assistant in audiovisual media. She worked as
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