Press release: MMC Movies: Focus on expanding co-productions

The team of MMC Movies Köln GmbH: from left: Jens Wolf, Bastie Griese, Neshe Demir and Peter Kreutz. Credit: MMC Movies / Almut Elhardt

With the feature film INSIDE, new financing models and the signing of Peter Kreutz as head of production, MMC Movies Köln GmbH is strengthening its profile as an attractive co-production partner for feature films and high-end series.

Free TV premieres of the MMC Movies co-production "Hexe Lilli retten Weihnachten" in Germany and Austria

Lilli (Hedda Erlebach) opens the door for Santa Claus. © Universum Film

For Christmas, DAS ERSTE and ORF 1 are showing the third part of the successful series about Hexe Lilli, which was co-produced by MMC Movies and filmed at MMC Studios, among other locations.

Free TV premiere of the MMC Movies co-production "Monsieur Pierre goes online" on July 30 on ERSTEN

Monsieur Pierre goes online - Monsieur Pierre (Pierre Richard) and Alex (Yaniss Lespert). © Tom Trambow

On July 30 at 10:45 p.m., DAS ERSTE will show French cinema at its finest in its series "Sommerkino im Ersten": the MMC Movies co-production "Monsieur Pierre Goes Online," which was also shot in large parts at MMC Studios.

MMC Movies' co-production "Eleanor & Colette" available today on DVD & VOD

© Bernd Spauke

As of November 22, 2018, MMC Movies' co-production "Eleanor & Colette" is available on DVD and Video on Demand, and has been available as a digital download since November 8.

European premiere of the MMC Movies co-production "Eleanor & Colette

Bille August and Helena Bonham Carter at the European premiere of ELEANOR & COLETTE in Essen. © Hans-Jörg Seibold / MMC Studios

On April 19, 2018, the MMC Movies co-production ELEANOR & COLETTE celebrated its European premiere in Essen in the presence of director Bille August and leading actress Helena Bonham Carter.

From today in the cinema: "Papa Moll and the abduction of the flying dog".

Papa Moll and the abduction of the flying dog: Evi (Luna Paiano), Papa Moll (Stefan Kurt) and Willy (Yven Hess). © Zodiac Pictures/Pascal Mora

Today, the MMC co-production "Papa Moll und die Entführung des fliegenden Hundes" starts in theaters. For the turbulent family adventure, filming was also done at MMC Studios.

"Gladbeck" on March 07 and 08, 2018 on ERSTEN

The criminal duo Rösner (Sascha Alexander Geršak) and Degowski (Alexander Scheer, left) take control of a bus and the passengers in Bremen. © ARD Degeto/Ziegler Film/Martin Valentin Menke

DAS ERSTE will show the two-part feature film "Gladbeck" on March 07 and 08, both at 8:15 p.m., about a unique serious crime that shook the Federal Republic in 1988 and still represents a national trauma. The two-part feature was co-financed by MMC Movies Köln GmbH and some of the footage for the film was also shot at MMC Studios.

Theatrical release of the MMC Movies co-production "The Milan Protocol" on January 18, 2018

The Milan Protocol: The Abduction. ©Real Fiction Film Distribution

After Peter Ott's thriller, which was shot at MMC Studios and on original locations in Dohuk, Northern Iraq, has already caused a sensation at various festivals both nationally and internationally, RealFiction will release the film in German cinemas on January 18, 2018.

Swiss and international successes for MMC Zodiac co-production PAPA MOLL

Photo: Papa Moll and the abduction of the flying dog: Mama Moll (Isabella Schmid) and Papa Moll (Stefan Kurt). ©Zodiac Pictures/Tom Trambow

PAPA MOLL, distributed by The Walt Disney Company (Switzerland), has been showing on the screens of Swiss cinemas since December 21, 2017. Probably Switzerland's best-known family man has already recorded over 100,000 moviegoers here. PAPA MOLL thus closed the last week of 2017 in German-speaking Switzerland as a strong No. 2, directly behind STAR... Continue reading Schweizer und internationale Erfolge für MMC Zodiac-Koproduktion PAPA MOLL

TV premiere of the MMC Movies co-production THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES TO DIE IN


On Wednesday, 15.11.17, WDR will show the cinema documentary DIE SCHÖNSTEN PLÄTZE ZUM STERBEN ("Nice Places to Die") as a TV premiere at 23:25.