Philipp Budweg

Philipp Budweg is producer and CEO of the German production company Lieblingsfilm GmbH relaunched 2008 from his first company schlicht und ergreifend. From 2013 – 2016 he successfully produced the triologies RUBY RED (2013), SAPHIR BLUE (2014) and EMERALD GREEN (2016) based on the novel by Kerstin Gier as well The PASTA DETECTIVES I-III based on the novels by Andreas Steinhöfel. After graduating from the LMU Munich with an MA in German Studies and Art History, he founded the film production company schlicht und ergreifend together with Johannes Schmid. He received the VGH stipend for young producers and won the VGH-Award for Best New Producer at the Bavarian Film Awards in 2004 for AUS DER TIEFE DES RAUMES (From the Deep of the Romm). After producing the short films FLÜGELFISCH (Fish with Wings) and MERLE, Budweg cooperated with Kinderfilm GmbH on Johannes Schmid's debut feature film BLÖDE MÜTZE! (Stupid Cap) in 2006. Further, he also produced the graduation films DIE KURVE (The Curve, 2002), GEFÜHLTE TEMPERATUR (Felt Temperture, 2004), VIER FENSTER (Four Windows, 2005), HINTER DÜNEN (Behind Dunes, 2008) and TOTEM (2009) in co-operation with the HFF Munich. It now has the producers Robert Marciniak, Thomas Blieninger and Philipp Budweg as well as the authors/directors Johannes Schmid (BLÖDE MÜTZE, WINTER DAUGHTER) and Marcus H. Rosenmüller (GRAVE DECISIONS) on board. 
Philipp Budweg became a member of the German and the European Film Academies in 2012. 

Filmography (Selection) 

  • 2016 EMERALD GREEN, Feature film
    (Director: Felix Fuchssteiner & Katharina Schöde) Distribution: Concorde Filmverleih
  • 2015 AGNES, Feature film
    (Director: Johannes Schmid) Distribution: Neue Visionen
    THE PASTA DETECTIVES III, Feature film
    (Director: Neele Leana Vollmar) Distribution: Twentieth Century Fox (Germany)
    2015 THE PASTA DETECTIVES II, Feature film
    (Director: Wolfgang Groos) Distribution: Twentieth Century Fox (Germany)
    - Nominated for the German Film Award 2016
  • 2014 SAPPHIRE BLUE, Feature film
    (Director: Felix Fuchssteiner & Katharina Schöde) Distribution: Concorde Filmverleih
    2014 THE PASTA DETECTIVES, Feature film
    (Director: Neele Leana Vollmar) Distribution: Twentieth Century Fox (Germany)
    - Bavarian Film Award 2015
    - Golden Lola for „Best Children's Film“ at German Film Awards 2015
  • 2013 RUBY RED, Feature film
    (Director: Felix Fuchsteiner) Distribution: Concorde Filmverleih
  • 2011 WINTER’S DAUGHTER, Feature film
    (Director: Johannes Schmid) Distribution: Zorro Film
    - Golden Lola for „Best Children's Film“ at German Film Awards 2012
  • 2007 BLÖDE MÜTZE!, Feature film
    (Director: Johannes Schmid) Distribution: Farbfilm
  • 2005 FOUR WINDOWS, Feature film
    (Director: Christian Moris Müller) Distribution: missingfilms
  • 2003 AUS DER TIEFE DES RAUMES, Feature film
    (Director: Gil Mehmert) Distribution: timebandits
    - VGF-Prize for the best film by a newcomer producer 2004