Michael Lehmann

Michael Lehmann

Since 2008, Michael Lehmann has served as CEO of the Studio Hamburg Production Group, which includes the operating subsidiaries LETTERBOX FILMPRODUKTION and REAL FILM Berlin, which he also supervises as managing director. These two companies are responsible for the globally successful BAD BANKS and UNORTHDOX, among others.

In cinema/cinematic productions, Michael Lehmann was responsible for NIGHT TRAIN TO LISBON, a screen adaptation of the novel by Pascal Mercier; the Nazi satire HEIL; the two cinematic adventures of the ‘Peppercorns’ [from the popular German children’s series]– DIE PFEFFERKÖRNER UND DER FLUCH DES SCHWARZEN KÖNIGS (THE PEPPERCORNS AND THE CURSE OF THE BLACK KING) and DIE PFEFFERKÖRNER UND DER SCHATZ DER TIEFSEE (THE PEPPERCORNS AND THE DEEP-SEA TREASURE); MY BROTHER SIMPLE, based on Marie-Aude Murail’s novel of the same name; the biopic LINDENBERG! MACH DEIN DING; and BERLIN, BERLIN – DER FILM, the adaptation of  ARD’s iconic, multi-award-winning series as a feature film for Netflix. His latest TV projects include the international mini-series TOD VON FREUNDEN and the event movie 3 ½ STUNDEN.