Jonas Dornbach

Jonas Dornbach grew up in Perugia, Italy. From 2002 to 2009, he was managing director of his own company, Kinoherz. He completed his studies at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin (dffb) with the feature film "Auf Nummer Sicher?" directed by David Dietl in 2006. The film was awarded the 2008 Studio Hamburg Prize in the category Best Feature Film. In 2007, he completed the EAVE training for European producers and worked as production manager on Maren Ade's "Everyone Else."
He has been a permanent producer at Komplizen Film since 2010 as well as a partner and managing director since 2014. Among many other films, he produced

"Tabu" by Miguel Gomes, a co-production that won the Alfred Bauer Prize and the FIPRESCI Prize in the Berlinale Competition 2012

"Hedi Schneider is Stuck" by Sonja Heiss, which celebrated its premiere in the Berlinale Forum 2013

"Toni Erdmann" by Maren Ade, which celebrated its premiere in the Cannes Competition 2016, won the European and German Film Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe, César, BAFTA and Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film

"Western" by Valeska Grisebach, which premiered in the section Un Certain Regard in Cannes 2017

"A Fantastic Woman" by Sebastián Lelio, a co-production which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2018.

Jonas Dornbach is a member of the ACE and EAVE networks as well as the German, British and European Film Academies.


"O Beautiful Night", a feature film by Xaver Böhm, Producer

"A Tale Of Three Sisters", a feature film by Emin Alper, Co-producer

"Synonyms", a feature film by Nadav Lapid, Co-producer


"Western", a feature film by Valeska Grisebach, Producer

"Una Mujer Fantástica", a feature film by Sebastián Lelio, Co-producer


"Scarred Hearts", a feature film by Radu Jude, Co-producer

"Toni Erdmann", a feature film by Maren Ade, Producer


"Arabian Nights", a feature film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

"Hedi Schneider is stuck", a feature film by Sonja Heiss, Producer


"Love Island", a feature film by Jasmila Zbanic, Co-producer

"Lies", a feature film by Vanessa Jopp, Producer

"Superegos", a feature film by Benjamin Heisenberg, Producer


"Redemption", a short film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

"Tanta Agua / So Much Water", a feature film by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, Co-producer


"The Dead and the Living", a feature film by Barbara Albert, Co-producer

"Tabu", a feature film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer


"Die Summe meiner einzelnen Teile", a feature film by Hans Weingartner, Producer (Kahuuna films)


"The Journey of an Olive Tree", a documentary film by Anton Pichler, Co-producer


"Schritt für Schritt", a documentary film by Vojta Pokorny, Producer


"Everyone Else", a feature film by Maren Ade, Production Manager


"Auf Nummer sicher", a feature film by David Dietl, Producer


"Zepp", a feature film by Moritz Laube, Producer


"Hüttenzauber", a feature film by Clemens Pichler, Producer


"La Mer", a short film by Natja Brunckhorst and Frank Griebe, Production Manager


"180°", a feature film by Gregor Hutz and Toby Bräuhauser, Screenplay, Producer