OVALfilm has an international reputation for quality and innovation in filmmaking. Our creative story development, top-notch production values, and strong marketing, ensure quality products.
OVALfilm was founded in 2002 by two filmmakers: Lilian Franck and Robert Cibis. Based in Berlin, our international team specializes in co-productions that are tailored to meet global audiences. In cooperation with a wide range of networks and broadcasters worldwide, we have produced in-depth and creative documentaries for high profile non-fiction TV-slots.
We now focus on feature films for theatrical distribution. Our recent success PIANOMANIA was released in about 25 countries, and won a slew of awards including: Locarno’s “Critic’s Week Award Prize”, the San Francisco IFF Golden Gate Award for “Best Documentary”, the Germany Film Prize for “Best Sound”.
Our films examine universal themes through the power of unique personal stories. Through these vehicles, OVALfilm aims to bring both understanding and entertainment to international audiences. We cinematize stories that are surprising and true.