SOLEIL FILM is a film production company based in Vienna focusing on socio-political documentary for the central-east European broadcast & cinema market.
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  • Our film “Guardians Of The Earth” by Filip A. Malinowski is being released into cinemas all around Austria by Filmdelights. We are taking off just right after...
    17 November 2017 // 0 Comments
  • We are happy, that our recent films are being recognized on relevant film festival pursuing the attempt to promote Human Rights. Take a look at the upcoming...
    13 November 2017 // 0 Comments
  • We are happy host the national premiere of our documentary film GWENDOLYN at VIENNALE – the well established international film geeks festival in Vienna and later on...
    13 November 2017 // 0 Comments
  • We are very happy to present two of our documentary fils at DOK-Leipzig, the leading festival for documentary films in Germany. GWENDOLYN:  (in the Official Competition) director:...
    14 October 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Our documentary film GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH by Filip Antoni Malinowski is entering cinema distribution in entire Austria on November 17th with a kick off in Vienna’s...
    04 October 2017 // 0 Comments
  • Our documentary film “Gwendolyn” (Regie: Ruth Kaaserer) started production in the beginning of 2016. After two weeks of shooting in London, we will follow our Protagonist Gwendolyn...
    02 May 2016 // 0 Comments
  • This spring brings our films various invitations to festivals! Our shortfilm “I see a darkness” (directed by Jasmin Baumgartner) will be screened in Turkey, Wales, India and...
    02 March 2016 // 0 Comments
  • After having Austrian Premiere at the Diagonale last spring, our middle-length film “Liebling” (by Director Sebastian Schmidl) had to wait some time for the international premiere. But...
    15 January 2016 // 0 Comments
  • We are very very happy about the support and final production funding of our independent documentary film GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH about the historic COP21 Climate Change...
    15 October 2015 // 0 Comments
  • In addition to the production of our documentary film GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH we are happy to be invited to TEDx Vienna on October 31st that will...
    12 October 2015 // 0 Comments
  • We are very proud to announce that our film “Liebling” by Sebastian Schmidl is one of 5 nominees in the Medium-Length-Category of the renowned FIRST STEPS AWARD...
    28 August 2015 // 0 Comments
  • Two of our documentary projects have been selected and invited to another round of development and pitching in front of international decision makers. In The Arms Of...
    31 March 2015 // 0 Comments
  • On this year’s edition of Diagonale Film Festival in Graz – the review of a selection of Austrian films we are glad to participate in three categories:...
    27 February 2015 // 0 Comments
  • Our project “In The Arms Of Occupation” will take part in the EAST EUROPEAN FORUM for documentary films during the One World Film Festival in Prague. The...
    11 January 2015 // 0 Comments
  • We are glad that two of our projects just received funding through the Arts section of the Federal Chancellery of Austria. The production grants go to the...
    20 November 2014 // 0 Comments
  • SHORT FILM, Austria, 2015, approx 40min director: Nikolaus Müller German title: Der Damm status: pre-production/shooting logline: On a hike the long-term pair Catherine and Chris encounter a...
    20 September 2014 // 0 Comments
  • Since 2012 Soleil Film has a strong cooperation with non-profit organisation Social Business Vienna (SBV). www.sbv.or.at Together we established regular service-production for TV-stations ORF III and W24....
    30 July 2014 // 0 Comments
  • Jürgen Karasek´s new feature-film project “The best days” received funding for script-development from the Austrian Filminstitute (ÖFI). Intense times of writing and talks with script-consultant George Walker...
    18 July 2014 // 0 Comments
  • After an intense period of production and mastering, we are delighted to present soon MOTHER a new short film by Franz Maria Quitt a young upcoming director...
    13 July 2014 // 0 Comments
  • German title :”Zwischen Rampenlicht und Rotlicht“ English title: “Between limelight & red-light” after a long journey with the project, we have finally secured the financing for a...
    20 June 2014 // 0 Comments
  • We are very happy to announce that our feature documentary by Ronit Kertsner will screen at the 54th Krakow Film Festival. Date: May 26th, 8.15pm at Kino...
    12 May 2014 // 0 Comments
  • Soleil Film is looking forward to the Viennese premiere of our short-film “SOLA” (by Alexandra Makarová). The Film is going to participate in the Austrian Competition of...
    07 May 2014 // 0 Comments
  • Since 2008 we are offering high level video colour correction / Farbkorrektur (Seite auf Deutsch) with our Davinci Resolve grading system. 10 bit pipeline, full-HD reference beam,...
    01 May 2014 // 0 Comments
  • Our documentary “In The Arms Of Occupation” received funding for project-development by Innovative Film Austria (bm:ukk). We are looking forward to proceed with development this spring in...
    11 April 2014 // 0 Comments
  • We are happy to announce that our short-film “SOLA” (director: Alexandra Makarova) received a Honorable Mention at the Diagonale Filmfestival in Graz. Trailer Diagonale FF more details...
    07 March 2014 // 0 Comments
  • Three weeks of intense shooting in Lower Austria have been completed. The shortfilm “Liebling” by Sebastian Schmidl, which is co-produced by Soleil Film is now heading to...
    05 March 2014 // 0 Comments
  • We are proud to announce that Filip Antoni Malinowski will represent Austria at the Emerging Producers Programme at the Jihlava Film Festival starting October 23rd: A promotional...
    15 October 2013 // 0 Comments
  • SYNOPSIS What happens if you really need to decide once in life? If this decision changes everything forever? The clock is ticking in her stomach. Nobody knows...
    12 October 2013 // 0 Comments
  • Soleil Film is happy to announce three further festival participations of the shortfilm „Novemberlights“ by director Jürgen Karasek. In September/October our journey goes to festivals in Kosovo,...
    15 September 2013 // 0 Comments
  • Our shortfilm “Sola” by Alexandra Makarová (funded by Wien Kultur) is on festivals 2013/2014. The film will have its world premiere at this years edition of the...
    19 May 2013 // 0 Comments
  • We are happy to announce, that Jürgen Karasek was honored with the Thomas Pluch Appreciation Award for screenwriting at the Diagonale Film Festival in Graz. The prize...
    17 March 2013 // 0 Comments
  • Our feature documentary film by Filip Antoni Malinowski received cinema release funding by BmuKK and will enter Austrian cinemas in three cities on 22nd of March. Festival...
    05 March 2013 // 0 Comments
  • Max Öphuls Festival, Jürgen Karasek, Filip Antoni Malinowski
    we are happy to announce to announce that Jürgen Karasek’s new short feature film “Novemberlichter / Novemberlights” will have its premiere at the Max Ophüls Festival in...
    27 January 2013 // 0 Comments
  • We are happy to co-produce the feature documentary “H I Jew positive” by Israeli filmmaker Ronit Kertsner (“Torn”, “Mechanem & Fred”). It´s a long term project over...
    20 January 2013 // 0 Comments
  • since 2012 we are regularly producing news and magazines for the Austrian broadcaster ORF III. These are: Kultur Heute, Fernsehen wie damals – Best of Club2, 16mm...
    19 January 2013 // 0 Comments
  • “Guardians Of The Earth” – our feat. doc in development is invited for the Zagreb DOX pitching session. feature documentary, appr. 90min, 2015/16, Austria/Switzerland/Germany, dir. Filip Antoni...
    28 December 2012 // 0 Comments
  • our feature doc is in half of the festival distribution winning the Polish DYI Filmfest in Warsaw and receiving a Special Jury Prize in Lódź at Festiwal...
    19 November 2012 // 0 Comments
  • we are starting to co-produce “Lorm’s Alphabet” by Czech director Pavel Jurda. Czech leading producer is Produkce Radim Prochazka from Prague. The film tells the story of...
    14 November 2012 // 0 Comments
  • feature doc “Resettlement” by director Filip Antoni Malinowski premiers at the 52. Krakow Film Festival see the homepage: www.soleilfilm.at/resettlement/ Eksmisja (Polish cinema release title), Resettlement (English title),...
    20 May 2012 // 0 Comments
  • Feature film “Kairos” by Jürgen Karasek will be further developed with script-development programme Sources2. synopsis: As incredible sensational news goes through all media, the once renowned archaeologist...
    19 April 2012 // 0 Comments
  • watch the new Trailer for the new short feature film of director Jürgen Karasek see the homepage www.novemberlichter.at Tagline: Manuel is nine years old. His parents are...
    23 February 2012 // 0 Comments
  • Our feature doc. by Carlo Pisani was selected for the cross-media forum Power to the Pixel in London. Check the trailer. synopsis: LoveTrips tells the stories of...
    19 September 2011 // 0 Comments
  • Together with Swiss film production company RebelMango we are co-producing the new feature documentary of Carlo Pisani exploring the world of long distance relationships across Europe. www.rebelmango.com...
    19 February 2011 // 0 Comments
  • eksmisja - resettlement
    Feature documentary by Filip Antoni Malinowski “Resettlement” (Polish: “Eksmisja”) receives production funding from Bmu:kK. It is being co-produced with the Polish company MalinaFilm. check the website: www.soleilfilm.at/resettlement/...
    19 January 2010 // 0 Comments
  • Three RED One cameras, prime lenses and camera support, as well as services including AC & DIT were provided through our sub-platform Red.Soleil www.redsoleil.at in the years...
    19 January 2009 // 0 Comments
  • Our feature documentary by Karoline Heflin based on a journey to Vienna’s Variete, Burlesque and night life of the last century receives development funding from ÖFI the...
    19 January 2009 // 0 Comments
  • our feature film “Warten auf den Mond” (engl. Waiting for the Moon) will be shown in the official program of the main Austrian film festival Diagonale Graz....
    19 March 2008 // 0 Comments