Martin Moszkowicz, the outgoing chairman of the manager board of main German movie and TV firm Constantin Movie, shall be honored with the Carl Laemmle Producer Award at a gala ceremony on Could 16.
The award, introduced by the Alliance of German Producers – Movie & Tv e.V. (Produzentenallianz) and the town of Laupheim, Germany, honors Moszkowicz for his life-time achievements.
The award acknowledges his “versatile, spectacular physique of labor as a producer of quite a few nationally and internationally profitable characteristic movies and tv productions,” in response to the organizers.
Among the many movies Moszkowicz has overseen are “Fack Ju Göhte,” “The Collini Case,” “Resident Evil” and “Monster Hunter.”
The award is endowed with 40,000 euros and shall be introduced in Laupheim, the birthplace of Carl Laemmle, the co-founder of Common Footage, in entrance of invited company from the worlds of movie, politics and enterprise.
Moszkowicz was unanimously chosen as this yr’s winner by the 10-member jury. The jury assertion reads: “Within the custom of Carl Laemmle, who gave the prize its identify, Martin Moszkowicz stands for the worldwide orientation of the ‘fifth artwork’. He combines excessive inventive requirements with financial experience and an intuition for business materials and is aware of the right way to use advertising and distribution as irreplaceable devices of profitable movies with nice success.”
Ingo Bergmann, mayor of Laupheim, added: “Martin Moszkowicz has formed the German and worldwide movie panorama for over 40 years. His monumental experience and information of the movie business, which he contributed as a jury member of the Carl Laemmle Producer Award, had been invaluable within the early years of the award ceremony and contributed considerably to the nice success of the occasion. His life’s work and his dedication to the movie business deserve the very best recognition and I’m delighted that the city of Laupheim is ready to present a glamorous setting for the award ceremony.”
Björn Böhning, managing director/CEO of the Produzentenallianz, stated: “Martin Moszkowicz is certainly one of Germany’s main producers. With distinctive talent and intelligent strategic planning, Moszkowicz has made a big contribution to turning Constantin Movie into one of many main manufacturing and distribution corporations worldwide. His unerring intuition for progressive tasks and his potential to find expertise have resulted in quite a few movies that aren’t solely commercially profitable but in addition artistically important. Congratulations on a profession filled with success!”
Subsequent month, Moszkowicz is to step down as Constantin’s chief. At his personal request, his contract will finish on Feb. 29, and he’ll then proceed to work as a producer for the corporate from March 1. The corporate’s supervisory board has appointed deputy chairman Oliver Berben to be chairman of the manager board as of March 1.