Janine Jackowski

Janine Jackowski studied Production and Media Studies at Munich's University of Television and Film from 1998-2002, producing a number of shorts during her studies. In 2000, she founded Komplizen Film with director Maren Ade and produced "The Forest for the Trees" in 2003. Ade's graduation film was nominated for the German Film Prize, won a Special Jury Award at Sundance and was successful at numerous festivals. Janine has also produced two films by Sonja Heiss: her feature debut "Hotel Very Welcome" (2007) and "Hedi Schneider is stuck" (2014). In 2009, she produced Maren Ade's second feature "Everyone Else" which won two Silver Bears at the 2009 Berlinale ("Best Actress" and Grand Jury Prize). Janine produced Ulrich Köhler's latest feature "Sleeping Sickness" in Cameroon, which won the Silver Bear at the 2011 Berlinale. The film "Tabu" by Miguel Gomes, a co-production, had its premiere in competition at the Berlinale 2012, followed by the trilogy "Arabian Nights" at the Director’s Fortnight/Cannes Film Festival in 2015. This year saw Janine producing Maren Ade´s third film "Toni Erdmann", which premiered in the Cannes Competition and is this year's Oscar entry for Germany. The film was sold to over 100 territories.

Janine Jackowski was Germany’s Producer On the Move in 2009. She is a member of the ACE network as well as the German and the European Film Academy.


"Western", a feature film by Valeska Grisebach, Producer

"Una Mujer Fantástica", a feature film by Sebastián Lelio, Co-producer


"Scarred Hearts", a feature film by Radu Jude, Co-producer

"Toni Erdmann", a feature film by Maren Ade, Producer


"Arabian Nights", a feature film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

" "Hedi Schneider is stuck", a feature film by Sonja Heiss, Producer


"Love Island", a feature film by Jasmila Zbanic, Co-producer

"Lies", a feature film by Vanessa Jopp, Producer

"Superegos", a feature film by Benjamin Heisenberg, Producer


"Redemption", a short film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

"Tanta Agua / So Much Water", a feature film by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, Co-producer


"The Dead and the Living", a feature film by Barbara Albert, Co-producer

"Tabu", a feature film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer


"Sleeping Sickness", a feature film by Ulrich Köhler, Producer


"Everyone Else", a feature film by Maren Ade, Producer


"The Noise in My Head", a feature film by Vincent Pluss, Co-producer


"Hotel Very Welcome", a feature film by Sonja Heiss, Producer


"Pornorama", a feature film by Marc Rothemund, Producer


"Meine verrücke türkische Hochzeit", a TV film by Stefan Holtz, Producer

"French for Beginners", a feature film by Christian Ditter, Producer

"Vollgas", a TV film by Lars Montag, Producer


"3° kälter", a feature film by Florian Hoffmeister, Producer


"The Forest for the Trees", a feature film by Maren Ade, Producer

"Christina without Kaufmann", a short film by Sonja Heiss, Producer


"Alles getürkt!", a TV film by Yasemin Samdereli, Producer


"Karma Cowboy", a documentary film by Sonja Heiss and Vanessa van Houten, Producer


"Ebene 9", a short film by Maren Ade, Producer