Every good screenplay starts with an idea. In our format “Pitch! – Der Ideen-Wettkampf”, up-and-coming screenwriters compete against each other in front of a jury of experts and an audience with their concepts for film projects that have not yet been realised. The competition is open to short and feature films, documentaries, (web) series, and (game) shows.
After murdering the encroaching Bishop Hilarius, the nun Magdalena is on the run from his followers. She meets the notorious robber Albrecht Moorbrunn and rebels with him against Catholic rule in the early 16th century. A fictional revenge film.
Die Seeräuber-Jenny Lotte Lenya
While Bertolt Brecht’s Threepenny Opera achieved worldwide fame, Lotte Lenya, performer of the buccaneer Jenny, became known predominantly as composer Kurt Weill’s “wife and muse.” It’s high time to hear Lotte’s perspective on the turbulent 1920s and 30s.
Ich weiß, was du nicht weißt
When computer-savvy teen Robert meets the mysterious Maria on the Darknet, she makes him an unusual offer: program troll and bot armies for a right-wing underground organisation? The order is tempting – the consequences hardly foreseeable.
Proof of Soul
Assassinations under seemingly arbitrary motives have become commonplace in the near future. The biologist Olivia therefore puts forward an explosive thesis: Not every human being possesses a soul and each:r soulless could become a danger. A socially critical series about empathy.
Sir Michael, Paladin von Lisas Gnaden
Family man Michael is completely overwhelmed by his daughter’s sudden cancer diagnosis. He takes refuge in pen-and-paper adventures, roaming the countryside as a paladin in search of a cure for his daughter. But the real world and Lisa call for a true family hero.