Watchmen Productions is a boutique film production company based in Berlin.
We’ve produced films for cinema, TV, advertising agencies, brands and clients from all over the world since 2005. Our expertise covers feature films, commercials, documentaries, TV shows, image films, music videos and stills campaigns, as well as live events and interactive apps.
After many years in this business, we still believe that being able to create great things together with amazing people is the best job in the world. It’s that spark that ignites our passion for each new project.
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.
For our fictional and documentary films, we focus on director-driven projects with international relevance and artistic strength. We aim to connect with audiences emotionally and intellectually, and 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.
MEET THE WATCHMEN
Christopher Zitterbart, Owner and Producer Christopher co-founded Watchmen in 2005. He has over 20 years production and shooting experience in more than 20 countries. His first feature film as co-producer was Futuro Beach, directed by Karim Aïnouz, which premiered in competition at the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.
As director, Christopher has created films for brands including Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Renault and ZDF. In 2012, he co-founded the family entertainment company Wolkenlenker. Under this umbrella, he 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’.
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 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.