Jonas Dornbach

Jonas Dornbach grew up in Perugia, Italy. From 2002 to 2009 he was the CEO of the film production company Kinoherz. He completed his studies at the German Film and Television Academy (dffb) in Berlin in 2006 with the film “On the safe side?”, 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 and worked as the line producer for Maren Ade’s film “Everyone Else”. In 2010 he joined the Komplizen Film team as a producer, since 2014 as a shareholder and managing director.
He produced, among other films, TABU by Miguel Gomes, a co-production that was awarded the Alfred Bauer Prize and Fipresci Prize in Berlinale competition 2012, HEDI SCHNEIDER IS STUCK by Sonja Heiss, which premiered at the Berlinale Forum in 2014, TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade which premiered in Cannes competition in 2016 and was nominated at the Oscars in the Foreign Film category, WESTERN by Valeska Grisebach which premiered at Un Certain Regards in Cannes in 2017, as well as the co-production A FANTASTIC WOMAN by Sebastián Lelio which received the Oscar in 2018 for Best Foreign Film.
Jonas Dornbach is a member of the ACE Networks and EAVE, as well as of the German, European and BAFTA Film Academy.

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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