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Producer Profile: Little Shark Entertainment (Germany)

Little Shark Entertainment
April 1, 2007

Little Shark Entertainment

Cologne

www.littleshark.de

Formed in 1998, Little Shark Entertainment is a prodco that makes both fiction and non-fiction films and television. Perhaps more importantly, they also made the most of nearly two years of exclusive access to the German national football team to make a film about the recent World Cup called Deutschland ein Sommermärchen (roughly, Germany: A Summer Fairy Tale). A coproduction with WDR, the film was produced by Tom Spiess and directed and shot by Sönke Wortmann. The film runs from training camp to Germany’s defeat in the semi-final, to the joyous haze that engulfed the country as host of the biggest sporting event in the world.

This one struck a significant chord with readers, football fan or not: ‘Being absolutely no fan of sports on TV, this film opened a new world and vividly captured the outstanding pressure, emotions and joy that we experienced here for the World Cup.’

Recent titles: Deutschland ein Sommermärchen

Employees: 4

Hours this year: TBD

Upcoming includes: TBD

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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