About Match Factory Productions GmbH

    Match Factory Productions is a Cologne-based film production company, originated from world sales company The Match Factory and founded by Viola Fügen and Michael Weber. We co-produce high-quality international arthouse cinema with promising upcoming as well as established directors.

    Our line-up includes amongst others MARTIN EDEN by Pietro Marcello, (Copa Volpi, Venice IFF 2019), THE TRAITOR by Marco Bellocchio (Cannes Competition 2019) NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN by Małgorzata Szumowska & Michał Englert (Venice Competition 2020) and MEMORIA by Apichatpong Weerasthakul.

    Known for

    Projects as production

    YearTitleGenreDirectorComment
    2023Al Tih "The Wilderness" (WT)Feature FilmTala Hadid
    2023Die Gäste - Los Invitados (WT)Feature FilmMultiple
    2023Mutterglück (WT)Feature FilmJohanna Moder
    2023The Sun on My Head / O sol na cabeça (WT)Feature FilmKarim Aïnouz
    2023The End (WT)Feature FilmJoshua Oppenheimer
    2023Brüder (WT)Feature FilmTürker Süer
    2022La conversione / Kidnapped (WT)Feature FilmMarco Bellocchio
    2021Peacock's Paradise
    coproduction
    Feature FilmLaura Bispuricoproduction
    2021Lost in the Night
    co producer
    Feature FilmAmat Escalanteco producer
    2021The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future
    co-production
    Feature FilmFrancisca Alegríaco-production
    2021ScarletFeature FilmPietro Marcello
    2021EvolutionFeature FilmKornél Mundruczó
    2021Burning DaysFeature FilmEmin Alper
    2020Never Gonna Snow AgainFeature FilmMultiple
    2020MemoriaFeature FilmApichatpong Weerasethakul
    2019Prayers For the Stolen
    coproduction
    Feature FilmTatiana Huezo Sánchezcoproduction
    2019The Traitor
    co-production
    Feature FilmMarco Bellocchioco-production
    2019Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash
    coproduction
    Feature FilmEdwincoproduction
    2018YuliFeature FilmIcíar Bollaín
    2018Sisters ApartFeature FilmDaphné Charizani

    Film awards

    YearFilmAwardCategory 
    2023Sisters ApartGrimme Award [de]FictionNominated

    Company data

    Date of company foundation2013
    Immediate working areaHead office: Cologne