K5 Film produces films. From inception to distribution.
With amazing talent, excellent craftmanship and fabulous style.
Offering thrills, inspiration, laughs, insight.
And food for thought, aspiration and debate.
K5 films‘ cater to the talent, to the mind and to the market.
Founded in 1994 freeX was the first-ever script development company in Germany. The idea: Screenwriters and script doctors work closely together to bolster the quality of screenplays before they were shopped around. This struck a chord – and freeX grew steadily into a talent agency, loosely affiliated with K5, now representing 25 writers, while still offering script services.
Independent of format, genre or budget, our aim is to entertain, engage and educate. We are looking for projects of exceptional quality and are nurturing productive relationships with writers and directors. Since scaling back our sales activities we have re-focused on producing: We co-financed and produced Jim Jarmusch’s Paterson, starring Adam Driver, with Amazon Studios in 2015. Our first cinematic undertaking as lead producers was ANON by Andrew Niccol with Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried, released in 2018 in theaters and on Netflix.
Juliet Rylance, Tom Pelphrey, Zackary Arthur, Garret Wareing, Dree Hemingway
Directed by Steven Michael Hayes
Emile Hirsch, Kate Bosworth, Ashley Greene
Directed by Mukunda Michael Dewil
Bill Pullman, Lotte Verbeek, Robert Wieckiewicz, Corey Johnson
Directed by Lukasz Kosmicki
Crime / SciFi - 2018
Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Colm Feore, Mark O'Brien
Directed by Andrew Niccol
Roland Møller, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Oscar Belton, Emil Belton
Directed by Martin Zandvliet
Amber Heard, Christopher Walken, Ann Magnuson, Oliver Platt
Directed by Robert Edwards
Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Bruno Ganz, Charlotte Rampling
Directed by Bille August
Itzik Cohen, Dvir Benedek, Alon Dahan
Directed by Sharon Maymon, Erez Tadmor
We were first to believe in selling English language films – out of Germany. For 10 years we sold and co-/exec-produced Oscar contenders and internationally acclaimed films: Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet was invited to more than 30 festivals and won a slew of 32 awards, crowned with an Oscar nomination as Best Foreign Language Film in 2017. Our first acquisition The Visitor by Tom McCarthy earned Richard Jenkins an Oscar nomination as Best Lead Actor in 2009. Currently we distribute our library and select new titles.
K5 has associated itself with White Rabbit, the cutting-edge Norwegian tech start-up. White Rabbit is delivering technology to empower both filmmakers and fans: Operating as a plug-in for peer-to-peer streaming sites, White Rabbit allows for automatic transactions when users agree to pay for content from rightsholders who have established a contract with White Rabbit via blockchain.