FILM FIVE is an award-winning independent production company based in Berlin, dedicated to producing high-end documentaries, documentary series and narrative features for local and global audiences.
LOVE, DEUTSCHMARKS AND DEATH won the Audience Award of the Panorama section of the 72. Berlinale, the German Film Critics Award for best documentary and best editing and is currently nominated for the German Film Award 2023. THE HOMES WE CARRY celebrated its world premiere at DOK Leipzig 2022 as part of the German competition and DORPIE premiered in the Frontlight section of IDFA 2022.
PROLL! was awarded with the Golden Lola for Best German Short Film 2021 and the German Camera Award 2022. WHEN A FARM GOES AFLAME was selected for the 71. Berlinale, CPH:DOX, IDFA, MOSTRA and BFI London among others. Our 6-part documentary series SCHWESTA EWA - RAPPER. CONVICT. MOTHER is streaming on rtl+ and our investigative documentary THE HUNGARIAN PLAYBOOK is available on ZDF/ZDFinfo.
The six-part documentary series HIP HOP - THE FUTURE IS FEMALE is streaming now on rtl+. The same goes for both documentary series BEAUTIFUL - DIE SCHÖNMACHER and PAARTHERAPIE - NOW OR NEVER.
Our documentary feature GLADBECK: THE HOSTAGE CRISIS is streaming on NETFLIX and won the German Television Award for best editing, received two awards at the German Academy for Television and was nominated for the Grimme Award 2023.