Schuldenberg Films

Schuldenberg Films is an independent film production company based in Berlin and Bad Endorf. SBF focuses on the production of genre-bending fictional and non-fictional film works with a critical and political approach, spanning from feature films, documentaries and series to experimental art works.
SBF is run by producers Sophie Ahrens, Fabian Altenried and Kristof Gerega.




Experimental, 13 minutes, color – Writer & director Ilaria di Carlo
Premiere Filmfest Dresden National Competition 2022

Papaya & Pommes

Political cooking series, 5 x ca. 7 minutes, color – Creators Daeng Khamlao & Kristof Gerega
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Drama, 81 minutes, color – Writer Tucké Royale – Director Johannes Schmit
Premiere Max Opühls Preis 2020 – Distribution SalzgeberSales Media Luna New Films
Awards Best Debut Film, German Film Critics Award; Best Feature Film Max Ophüls Preis;
Prize For Socially Relevant Film Max Ophüls Preis; Braunschweiger Filmpreis
Pre-selected for the German Film Prize "Lola" 2021
Special event: Geteilte Gegenwart
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Drama, 29 minutes, color – Writer & director Fabian Altenried
Premiere Vienna Shorts International Competition 2021; Filmfest Dresden National Competition 2021

Two Stones

Art, doc, 60 minutes, color – Writer & director Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Premiere FID Marseille International Competition 2020; HKW Berlin (installation) 2019

1000 Smiles Per Hour

Drama, 15 minutes, black&white – Writer Anne Heier – Director Fabian Altenried
Premiere Edinburgh IFF; Sarajevo FF, 2017

Cinema Olanda

Art, doc, 17 minutes, colour – Writer & director Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Premiere Berlinale 2018; La Biennale di Venezia (installation) 2017

Looking For Europe

Documentary, 34 minutes, colour – Writer & director Kristof Gerega
Premiere FilmFestival Cottbus 2018

Prologue: Squat / Anti-Squat

Art, doc, 34 minutes, colour – Writer & director Wendelien van Oldenborgh
Premiere La Biennale di Venezia 2017; daad Berlin 2017

No Longer Our Homeland

Documentary, 92 minutes, colour – Writer & director Kristof Gerega
Coproduction w/ weltfilm (Ger), FilmArtProduction (PL), TVP (PL)
Premiere Mostra São Paulo IFF 2016
Pantaflix VoD (TV version) – Trailer

Oilfields Mines Hurricanes

Experimental, 122 minutes, colour – Writer Collective – Director Fabian Altenried
Premiere IFF Rotterdam 2014

Piaffe post-production

Thriller, ca. 80 minutes, color – Writer & director Ann Oren
Funded by BKM

I Loved You First post-production

Fiction, ca. 15 minutes, color – Writer & director Anh Trieu
Funded by FFF Bayern, BKM

Life is not a competition but I'm winning production

Hybrid doc, ca. 70 minutes, color – Writer & director Julia Fuhr Mann
Coproduction w/ HFF Munich, 3Sat – Funded by FFF Bayern, Arri
Awards British Pathé Archive Award 2021; Sunny Side of the Doc Prize 2021 DOK.fest Munich; ARRI Production Award 2021

The Silent Revolution production

Documentary, ca. 90 minutes, color – Writer & director Kristof Gerega
Coproduction w/ weltfilm (Ger) – Funded by Creative Media Europe

Lerow development

Fiction, ca. 120 minutes, color – Writers Fabian Altenried w/ Tucké Royale
Development funded by Medienboard


Schuldenberg Films
Sophie Ahrens, Fabian Altenried, Kristof Gerega

Hobrechtstraße 79
12043 Berlin

Langbürgnerseestraße 10c
83093 Bad Endorf

+49 30 55475478

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