Welcome to the the monthly film series with short films and background stories from over 20 years of our production activity. We do not present a very cheerful spring film in April. Bert Knieper descended long days for his TICAL IN THE THUNDERGROUND down into the underworld of the London Underground, became an invisible [...]
Welcome to the the monthly film series with short films and background stories from over 20 years of our production activity. In March – springtime of the northern hemisphere – we present the romantic THE ROBOT. Shortly before the beginning of maxim film, the 35mm short film THE ROBOT (O Robô) was produced in 1993/94 in [...]
Welcome to the monthly film series with short films and background stories from over 20 years of our production activity. In February we present THE BEST FILM OF THE WORLD. Anonymous sent a mountain of video tapes from his remote South Sea island to Michael Krause and Peter Roloff in 1996, endless hours of [...]
Welcome to the new year 2019 for the monthly film series with short films and background stories from over 20 years of our production activity. We start with the animation SPECIAL OFFER. In January 2002, the euro was introduced as cash and thus many price tags became obsolete. Peter Roloff made a rough animated [...]
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year 2019! The picture shows the "Cheese Bell" in Worpswede, now a Friends of Worpswede Museum, etching by Emy Rogge, filming location for The Paradise Seekers (working title), an AnimaDoc project by Klaus Stanjek, development funded by nordmedia Niedersachsen / Bremen [...]
Experimental film shooting for the project development and a teaser for The Paradise Seekers (Die Paradies-Sucher - working title) in front of the "Cheese Bell" building (Käseglocke) in Worpswede in northern Germany on October 17, 2018. In the picture left, author and director Klaus Stanjek, Arnold Preuß (right) in the role of the writer [...]
A DVD of 1917 - The Real October is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Amazon.de and in bookstores (ISBN 978-3-9812395-7-7). The DVD contains the English and German langage versions plus subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Croatian and Korean.
On September 8, the DIAF - German Institute for Animation Film - will open an exhibition in Dresden entitled The Animadocs by Katrin Rothe. The maxim co-production 1917 - The Real October will play an important role in the exhibit, which will close on April 28, 2019.
We are happy to announce that Klaus Stanjek's animated documentary project The Paradise Seekers (Die Paradies-Sucher - working title) has received a development grant from nordmedia Lower Saxony/Bremen. The film will have a look on the artist's village of Worpswede, close to Bremen in the north of Germany, and further on to Monte Verità in [...]
On September 1 an exciting new funding scheme for innovative media projects in Bremen was going public: CLOSEUP Bremen: Teams for New Media Formats. We had the pleasure to accompany the development process of the new program and will function as an "expert" for selected projects.