Jonas Dornbach

Jonas Dornbach grew up in Perugia, Italy. After graduating from high school, he worked on various film projects before getting a steady job in 2000 at kinoherz@lounge. From 2002 to 2009 he was the CEO of his own company Kinoherz in Berlin. He completed his studies at the German Film and Television Academy in Berlin (dffb) in 2006 with the film "On the safe side?" which was directed by David Dietl. The film received the Studio Hamburg Award in 2008 in the category Best Feature Film. In 2007 he completed EAVE training for European producers (Media Programme) and worked as the line producer for Maren Ade’s film "Everyone Else". In 2009 he produced Hans Weingartner’s film "Die Summe meiner einzelnen Teile". Since 2010 he is an established member and producer of Komplizen Film. He works with directors such as Maren Ade, Benjamin Heisenberg, Sonja Heiss, Vanessa Jopp, Valeska Grisebach, Miguel Gomes, Barbara Albert, Jasmila Zbanic and Hans Weingartner.

Jonas Dornbach is member of the International Producer Networks ACE (Ateliers du Cinéma Européen) and EAVE.

Filmography
2017

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

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

2016

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

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

2015

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

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

2014

"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

2013

"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

2012

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

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

2011

"Die Summe meiner einzelnen Teile", a feature film by Hans Weingartner, Producer (Kahuuna films)

2009

"The Journey of an Olive Tree", a documentary film by Anton Pichler, Co-producer

2008

"Schritt für Schritt", a documentary film by Vojta Pokorny, Producer

2007

"Everyone Else", a feature film by Maren Ade, Production Manager

2006

"Auf Nummer sicher", a feature film by David Dietl, Producer

2005

"Zepp", a feature film by Moritz Laube, Producer

2004

"Hüttenzauber", a feature film by Clemens Pichler, Producer

2002

"La Mer", a short film by Natja Brunckhorst and Frank Griebe, Production Manager

2001

"180°", a feature film by Gregor Hutz and Toby Bräuhauser, Screenplay, Producer

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