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Weydemann Bros. produces films for the national and the international market. We have a vision of a narrative cinema that is both entertaining and political. For us film is always a critical look at the world and the times we live in. With our films we do not only hope to get people laughing and crying, but to inform them and inspire them to contemplate.

 

Weydemann Bros. is alumni of the start-up grant 'Mediengründerzentrum Köln' and we have won the Robert Bosch Co-Production Prize 2010 and 2011 and the Gerd Ruge Stipendium 2010 and 2011, as well as the First Steps Award 2014. Our films have been shown on festivals around the world like the Berlinale, Shanghai, Moscow, Rome, Guadalajara, Los Angeles, San Sebastian, Sarajevo, Sofia, Thessaloniki, Hamburg, St. Petersburg and many more and have won various international prizes, among which an official entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar.
In 2017 Weydemann Bros. was presented at the Berlinale Co-Production Market company matching.

Weydemann Bros. are members of the German Producers Association VDFP, the Film and Media Association NRW, the German-French Film Academy, the German Film Academy and the European Film Academy. 

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Jakob D. Weydemann

was born in Hamburg, Germany, and lived in Milan, Italy, where he carried out his civilian service. He studied political sciences and film directing at the CECC in Barcelona, Spain. He is alumni of: Reykjavík TalentLab, Sarajevo Young Producers Programme, Documentary Campus Masterschool, ESoDoc and the International Film School (ifs) in Cologne 'International Producing Class' as well as ACE (Atelier du Cinéma Européen).

Jakob is winner of the Gerd-Ruge-Grant for documentary filmmakers and member of the European Film Academy.
   
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Jonas Weydemann

was born in Hamburg, Germany. He studied film production at the German Film and Television Academy (dffb) in Berlin and is alumni of:

IDFAcademy, ep2c, Rotterdam Lab, Cannes Producers Network, Berlinale Talents, EAVE Producer’s Workshop.

Jonas is winner of the Robert Bosch Co-Production Prize and was programming director at the short film festival Wendland Shorts (2007-2017).

He is EAVE's national coordinator for Germany, group leader at the European-Asian producers workshop Ties That Bind (TTB) and member of the European Film Academy.

   
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Yvonne Wellie 

was born in Neuss, Germany. She studied Media and Fine Arts in the department Film/Television at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne. Since her graduation in 2010 she worked in the development and production of feature flms, tv series and documentaries for several production companies and gained experiences on national and international productions.

 

She is alumni of the Rotterdam Lab and the Cannes Producers Workshop, participant of the EAVE Producers Workshop and a member of the European women`s audiovisual network (EWA).

 

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Milena Klemke

was born in Hamburg and studied dramatics at LMU Munich. Since 2005 she has been working in the film business and acquires experience in various production companies of feature films for TV and cinemas and for international co-productions.

 

Since 2015 she has worked as a freelance production manager, line producer and producer for feature films and entertainment formats.
She is alumni of the Rotterdam Lab and the Cannes Producers Workshop.