Under the Tree nominated for 12 Icelandic Film Awards
The nominations for the Icelandic Film Awards are out and our co-production is in the race for Best Film, Director, Screenplay, Editor, Sound, Music, Production Design, VFX, Lead Actress, Lead Actor and two Supporting Actors! The winners will be announced on February 25th. The black comedy by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson will be distributed in Germany by Farbfilm. World sales are handled by New Europe Films Sales.
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.
HBO acquires The Tale out of Sundance
After five standing ovations at five screenings at the Sundance Film Festival, Jennifer Fox’s feature, starring Laura Dern and Ellen Burstyn, has been sold to HBO – which marked the second largest deal of the festival. Critics have raved about the film throughout and the film is currently 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
One Two Films joins The County
After a successful cooperation on Under the Tree, we’re teaming up with Netop Films for a new co-production: The County is Grímur Hákonarson’s third feature, after his Un Certain Regard winner Rams. Denmark’s Profile Pictures and France’s Haut et Court are also on board of the film, which will start principal photography at the end of February. SR/arte will broadcast in Germany, world sales are handled by New Europe Film Sales. ICM will sell the US.
The Bookshop at Berlinale 2018
The spanish-british-german co-production starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy and Patricia Clarkson and directed by Isabel Coixet – which has already generated over 320k EUR to date in Spanish cinemas – will celebrate its international premiere at the 68. Berlin International Film Festival in the Berlinale Special Gala section. Celsius Entertainment handles world sales. Capelight will distribute in Germany.
The Tale in U.S. Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2018
The debut feature of renowned documentary filmmaker Jennifer Fox starring Laura Dern and Ellen Burstyn will premiere in the U.S. Dramatic Competition of the most important film festival in America. The US-German co-production with A Luminous Mind Productions, Untitled Entertainment and Blackbird Films was financed with the support of Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Gamechanger Films and ZDF / arte.
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.
was born in London and grew up in Spain and Berlin. He graduated from the German film school dffb Berlin. He was recognized by Screen International as one of the “Future Leaders: Producers” (2013) and graduated from the “Trans Atlantic Partners” program. 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 in the University of Brasilia and in the European Film College.
was born in Leipzig and studied fine arts in Vienna where he graduated 2017 as a magister. Since his studies he is working as an assistant director and production assistant for several filmmakers and artists. Right now he is the intern of One Two Films.
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