Penned Pictures is delighted to announce that Jan Bonath is bringing his wealth of experience to the company.
Caroline Wloka's dramatic documentary 'Am seidenen Faden' ('Hanging by a Thread') will be broadcast by the Swiss TV channel SRF DOK at 20:05 on December 3rd.
Penned Pictures is in this week's German Film industry magazine Filmecho | Filmwoche, with an article about our feature-length documentary 'My Way'.
Penned Pictures' co-managing partner, Josef Brandmaier, has been announced as one of the jury members for the Beautiful Country International Micro Films Festival in Qingdao, China.
Penned Pictures' feature project, 'Die chinesische Dame'/'The Chinese Lady', is one of seven European projects selected for the 6th Sino-European Project Lab.
Penned Pictures' feature project 'Nicht Nah Genug!'/'Not Close Enough!', selected for the Co-Production Market of the French-German Film Meeting 2020.
Penned Pictures is excited to learn that Jenny Schauerte's feature documentary Woolf Women has been selected to screen at this year's Raindance film festival in the 'Female Gaze' section.
Josef Brandmaier and John Hörnschemeyer were interviewed via Zoom by Chinese TV Channel CCTV6's Movie Talk on the subject of COVID-19 and the film industry in Germany...
Josef Brandmaier is featured in the German film industry magazine 'Filmecho' as part of an article on the 20th anniversary of the 'Bayerischer Bankenfonds' (Bavarian Banking Funds).
Josef Brandmaier and John Hörnschemeyer were at the 28th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival in Xiamen, China where they represented the film 'Saving my Pig', starring Gérard Depardieu, an official selection of the Panorama section of the festival.
Josef Brandmaier was one of the guest speakers at the inaugural Forum on Film Distribution, organised by the European Union Film Festival in Beijing, China on the 2nd November.
Penned Pictures is going to the 28th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival and the 32nd Golden Rooster Awards in China.
Represented by John Hörnschemeyer, Penned Pictures was part of the Delegation of German funding organisations and film professionals that visited Beijing between the 15th and 19th October.
John Hörnschemeyer represented Penned Pictures at the Zurich premiere of Caroline Wloka's dramatic documentary feature,'Hanging by a Thread'.
German film industry Magazine Blickpunkt:Film published a mediabiz article concerning Josef Brandmaier's involvement in the launch of the New Gender Equality & Diversity Film Fund, as well as Penned Pictures' involvement in the production of the Fund's first projects.
Penned Pictures and Royal Gypsy Productions co-hosted a Press Conference to present their mutual projects in the presence of actresses Michele Laroque and Caterina Murino.
Penned Pictures Co-hosted the cocktail launch of the new 'Gender Equality and Diversity Media Fund'.
German film industry magazine Filmecho interviewed Josef Brandmaier as part of an article about the Bavarian Feature film Holy Spirit.
Penned Pictures took part in both the Sino-European Production Seminar and subsequent Project Lab organised by Bridging the Dragon and the Berlinale's EFM.
Penned Pictures were represented at the Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival by Josef Brandmaier, John Hörnschemeyer and Ji Li...
Executive Producer of the second film in the Iron Sky Universe, 'Iron Sky The Coming Race', Josef Brandmaier was at the World Premiere in Helsinki, Finland.
Arri Media hosted Chris Norman, Penned Pictures and our Co-Production partners Millennia Pictures for a development meeting of the Chris Norman biopic 'In a Heartbeat'.
Josef Brandmaier was invited as a Guest Speaker at the International Producer Forum of the 1st Hainan International Film Festival held in Sanya, Hainan Province, China.
Penned Pictures took part in the 4th Sino-European Project Lab, an immersive workshop and think-tank for Sino-European co-production organised by Bridging the Dragon, alongside leading European and Chinese industry experts.
'Torn Silk' is one of nine European projects selected from over 120 projects submitted by European and Chinese production companies to take part in the 4th Sino-European Project Lab, an immersive workshop and think-tank for Sino-European co-production organised by Bridging the Dragon.
Josef and John were invited to the 5th Silk Road International Film Festival in Xi'An, China, where they participated in conferences and discussions on the subject of international co-production with China.