KINOFABRIKA GmbH is a Hamburg based production company, founded 2002 by Sergei Bodrov and focused on production and co-production of international feature films.
Sergei Bodrov wrote scripts for some 30 films, before co-directing 1984's "Sweet Dreams in the Grass". In addition to writing screenplays for his own films, Bodrov has written and co-written more than twenty films in the United States, France, Germany and Russia. Among them "Somebody to Love", directed by Alexandre Rockwell, "East-West", directed by Regis Wargnier, which was nominated for the 2000 Golden Globe and Academy Award® in the category Best Foreign Language Film.
As Director/Producer Bodrov became best known for his films "Freedom is Paradise" and "Prisoner of the Caucasus" (a.k.a. "Prisoner of the Mountains), which won the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and European Film Award for "Best European Writer of the Year" as well as Oscar® and Golden Globe Award nominations in the category "Best Foreign Language Film". His most recent achievement is the international success of "Mongol", which was nominated for Oscar® in the category Best Foreign Language Film and was released in more than 60 countries.
Since 2002 Kinofabrika has established a wide network of international filmmakers, talents and strategic partners in the entertainment industry.
In the past years Kinofabrika has produced/co-produced: