The thriller directed by Andreas Senn is currently produced in and around Berlin. The story follows a young woman claiming to recognize her missing son in the child of another family.
Sold by Beta Film, “The Winemaker” is the new banner title of Moritz von der Groeben’s Good Friends Filmproduktion, the company behind groundbreaking dark German comedy “Arthur’s Law,” which was released in the U.S. this January by Warner Media’s HBO Max. “The Winemaker” is set in the South Tyrol’s picturesque vineyards. The dominant image, however, is Matteo driving alone at night, sunk in a pitch-black nightmare. Variety talked to von der Groeben and director and co-writer Prochaska, on the eve of “The Winemaker’s” pitch at April’s 9’s MipDrama.
“Irish-Crime” became winner of the day in fiction with 5,72 Million viewers (17,5% market share) having watched “Irish-Crime: The Disappearance“ on Thursday night. It is the third film of the captivating ARD-Degeto-series with Grimme Award winner Désirée Nosbusch in the leading role. The fourth part “Forgiveness” will air on the 1st of April 2021.
The Winemaker has been selected as one of 12 productions for this year’s MIPDrama, which starts, prior to MIPTV, on the 9th of April. MIPDrama offers international buyers an exclusive preview of a curated selection of up-and-coming drama series.
HBO announced today that Arthur’s Law will be available on HBO Max beginning January 07. The German-language dark comedy, produced by good friends, has won multiple awards including a Rockie Award as “best non-English comedy series.” In advance of the premiere, HBO Max released the official trailer and key art for the series.
ZDF took the lead on mondays primetime-ratings: a total of 6.02 millions viewers (18.6 percent market share) watched the television programm with Roland Wienekker.
The Joyn original “Slavik – On The States Pocket” wins at this year’s Comedy Award. The good friends production is awarded as best comedy series.
good friends production “Slavik – Auf Staats Nacken” is nominated for the German Comedy Award 2020 in the category “Best Comedy Series”.
Since Tuesday, August 25th, the two-part film “Il Pastore” (working title) is being shot in South Tyrol, Vienna and the surrounding area. ZDF and ServusTV have joined forces for the production. Both stations will broadcast the films in Germany, as confirmed by ZDF in response to a request from DWDL.de. “Il Pastore” is produced by good friends Filmproduktions GmbH in co-production with Satel Film GmbH. Producer at good friends is Moritz von der Groeben, for Satel it‘s Heinrich Ambrosch.
The production of the eight episodes is the responsibility of good friends Filmproduktion in cooperation with Bratan Production. “Slavik -Auf Staats Nacken” starts on November 26th with two episodes a week on Joyn.