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Bildersturm Filmproduktion was set up in Cologne in 1993 and has produced more than 50 documentaries for cinema and public national and international broadcasters such as ARTE, ARD, WDR, NDR, SWR, RBB and ZDF. The company currently produces about eight 45’ to 90’ films a year. Bildersturm has built up an international reputation: Many of its films have been shown at international film festivals and were sold to international broadcasters such as NHK, RTBF, Canal+, HRT, SF, Noga, RSI, YLE, TVP, VRT, Aljazeera, DR, SVT.
The award winning cinema documentary film “The Lawyers – A German Story” by Birgit Schulz ranked among the top five German documentaries of 2009 and has won the Phoenix documentary price and two Grimme awards. The focus and editorial line of Bildersturm’s productions are creative documentaries on socio-political, cultural and art-related issues.
Several Bildersturm cinema documentaries celebrated their theatrical release between 2013 and early 2016, such as „Richard Deacon – In Between“ by Claudia Schmid, „The Price of my Life“ by Peter Scharf, “DOMIAN – Interview with Death” by Birgit Schulz, “The Promised Land” by Birgit Schulz and Luzia Schmid and „Voices of Violence“ by Claudia Schmid. In March 2016 Karin Jurschick’s film „War and Games“ celebrated its world premiere at the One World Festival in Prague and in 2017 Claudia Schmid's new film "For all the World to see" will be released in Germany.
The focus and editorial line of Bildersturm’s productions are creative documentaries on socio-political, socio-historical and cultural and art-related issues.