Jamila Wenske and Sol Bondy among Variety’s Producer’s to Watch 2018
Variety has released its 10 Producers to Watch for 2018 and we’re thrilled to have our both producers included in the diverse mix of producers from the U.S. and the thriving international film scene. Variety Producers to Watch, which was originally launched at the Cannes Film Festival in 1998, returned to the Croisette last year and will once again be presented there this year.
HBO announces The Tale premiere date
HBO Films announced that The Tale, starring Laura Dern and Ellen Burstyn, will premiere at 10pm on Saturday, May 26. Also a first teaser was launched. The film celebrated its world premiere in the US competition at the Sundance Film Festival, where it received standing ovations at every screening. The HBO acquisition was the second highest deal of the festival.
Eurimages backs The County
Our new co-production with Icelandic Netop Films received financial support from Eurimages, the prestigious Council of Europe fund for European cinematographic works. The County is Grímur Hákonarson’s third feature, after his Un Certain Regard winner Rams. The principal photography started on February 27th. Denmark’s Profile Pictures and France’s Haut et Court are also on board of the film. SR/arte will broadcast in Germany, world sales are handled by New Europe Film Sales. ICM will sell the US.
The Bookshop wins Spanish Goya Awards
Isabel Coixet’s new feature won best film, best director and best adapted screenplay. The adaptation of the story by Booker Prize-winning novelist Penelope Fitzgerald has been a success at the Spanish box office so far grossing €2.47m. International premiere is up next as a Berlinale Special Gala session. World sales are handled by Celsius Entertainment. German distributor is Capelight.
Under the Tree wins 7 Icelandic Film Awards
The black comedy by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson was the big winner in the Icelandic Film Awards, winning 7 out of 12 nominations. Awards includes Best Film, Director, Screenplay, VFX, Lead Actress, Lead Actor and Supporting Actor. Farbfilm will distribute the film in Germany. World sales are handled by New Europe Films Sales.
Freedom sold to the US after solid run in German theaters
One Two Films is a Berlin based production company run by Sol Bondy, Jamila Wenske and Christoph Lange. Our focus is feature films for the international market.
With our Director Driven projects we provide our carefully selected directors with a home base. Working closely together, we produce high-class art house films. With our Producer Driven projects we develop scripts together with authors, packaging projects with the goal of finding experienced directors for high quality feature films. These are aimed solely at the market for widespread distribution.
„Jamila Wenske & Sol Bondy are 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 in Bad Saarow and grew up in Berlin. Following her studies in film production at the Film University Konrad Wolf in Babelsberg, she graduated from the German-French masterclass Atelier Network for young European producers in Ludwigsburg and Paris. She was selected to be part of the ACE program by Ateliers du Cinéma Européen in 2014 and is a member of the ACE Producers Network and the European Film Academy.
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.
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