Movies are our passion
they lead us into extraordinary worlds and help us to find new perceptions
they entertain, challenge, and enhance our awareness.
We give our authors and directors the platform to achieve their visions
and let their stories run into the real world.
Therefore stands our name:
DEPARTURES Film is a film production company established in Leipzig in 2010 by producers Undine Filter and Thomas Král. It focuses on the development and production of high-quality films of first time and established filmmakers for the national and international market.
The company produced and co-produced a line of internationally acclaimed and successful films. OF DOGS AND HORSES by Thomas Stuber won a Student Oscar for the Best Foreign Short and the German Short Film Award. ROCKER by Marian Crisan competed for the Kuxta New Director’s Award at the San Sebastian IFF in 2012. FAIR PLAY by Andrea Sedláčková premiered in Competition at Karlovy Vary IFF 2014 and A HEAVY HEART by Thomas Stuber was screened at IFF Toronto in 2015 and recieved three Lolas at the German Film Awards 2016 including Best Feature Film in Silver.
Our recent co-productions 3 DAYS IN QUIBERON by Emily Atef and IN THE AISLES by Thomas Stuber premiered at Berlinale’s Official Competition 2018.
DEPARTURES Film’s upcoming projects are:
PASSED BY CENSOR (Director: Serhat Karaaslan)
THE FACE (Director: Markus Imboden)
THE DISAPPEARED (Director: Ramin Matin)
MADAME LE DOCTEUR (Director: Thomas Stuber)