German based augenschein Filmproduktion was founded in 2008 by Jonas Katzenstein and Maximilian Leo and has since produced and financed more than 30 international films. The company has earned a solid reputation as go-to-producers by focusing on international English-language quality feature films including the recent Scott Free co-production BERLIN NOBODY, the elevated survival thriller THE DIVE, the German-financed thriller 7500 and the sci-fi thriller STOWAWAY. augenschein has worked with acclaimed talents including Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anna Kendrick, Toni Collette, Sadie Sink, Eric Bana, Sylvia Hoeks and Kathy Bates. With a demonstrated commitment to working with auteurs, they have championed an impressive list of talented directors who are celebrated and awarded for their unique voices and signature styles at festivals in Berlin, Cannes, Locarno, Venice or Sundance.
augenschein is currently prepping David Lowery’s MOTHER MARY starring Michaela Coel and Anne Hathaway with A24. Further upcoming projects include ISLANDS by German auteur-director Jan-Ole Gerster, the SciFi thriller MORNING with Laura Dern and Benedict Cumberbatch and Brian Kirk’s action thriller THE FISHERWOMAN, with Emma Thompson playing the lead.