We are a boutique film production and production services company based in Berlin, Germany. We produce award winning films for cinema and TV and advertising films for agencies, brands and clients from all over the world. Our expertise covers feature films, commercials, documentaries, TV shows, image films, music videos and stills campaigns, as well as live events and interactive projects.
We started in 2005 as a production services company for international clients. In the many years that we have been producing international commercials, short films, documentary and feature film projects, our know-how and network has grown steadily and we have extended our activities to the production of commercial and corporate films for the German market.
Today watchmen operates in the exciting playground between cinema and television, film and advertising, brand-creative culture and storytelling. Our mission is to bring together fresh ideas, creative minds, highly skilled crews and state-of-the-art equipment to bring great projects to life.
Watchmen is a full service production company providing services for clients from around the world. We put all of our passion, creativity and experience into every project. We take great pride in being a reliable, consistent and highly efficient production partner for our local and international clients.
We have been fortunate to work for some of the worlds most prestigious brands such as Apple, Adidas, Asiana Airlines, AMG, Chevrolet, Converse, Hyundai, Kia, Korean Air, LG, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Motorola, O2, Renault, Samsung, Siemens, Toyota, trivago and ZDF.
We focus on director-driven projects with international relevance and artistic strength. We aim to create thought-provoking films with unique and intelligent stories and high creative and aesthetic value.
Our films have been shown and awarded at many international festivals. These include the Berlinale, DOK Leipzig, Venice Film Festival, San Sebastian and Thessaloniki International Film Festivals.
Christopher Zitterbart, Co-Founder / Producer
Christopher has been working in film production for over 20 years and has shot in 20 countries. In 2005 he co-founded Watchmen productions. His first feature film as co-producer Futuro Beach premiered in competition at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival. In 2012, he co-founded the family entertainment company Wolkenlenker. Under this umbrella, Christopher has produced many children’s short films that have been screened and awarded at festivals around the world. In 2017, he received the prestigious German TV award, the ‘Grimme Preis’. As director, Christopher has created films for brands including Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Renault and ZDF. Christopher’s film education includes a degree as creative producer, as well as international scriptwriting and financing seminars. He’s an alumni of the Entertainment Master Class.
Eddie Chebbi, Line Producer
Before joining us in 2010, Eddie gathered experience as production accountant and coordinator on various commercials and feature films, such as Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon and Funny Games. Eddie has worked on almost all of Watchmen’s projects since he joined the company. When he’s not busy working on budgets or planning the next shoot, he’s an active musician in the Berlin music scene.
Jule Jaeger, Junior Producer Fiction & Documentary
Jule graduated from photography and film studies at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig in 2016. She then worked for several production companies as an assistant and junior producer. She joined watchmen in 2018 and now supports us in funding acquisition and project development.