HEILSTÄTTEN opens the Kinopolis Pop-Up Cinema during the mega party event "world club dome" at Commerzbank Arena Frankfurt. On May 31 the horror movie will be shown with additional sound and light effects - and in the end a firework will close the special cinema evening.
Screen International Cannes daily: Berlin-based genre production outfit Schmerbeck Entertainment is preparing two new horror features hot on the heels of its German box-office hit HEILSTÄTTEN. Michael David Pate is directing the English-language SMILE, about a group of six successful online influencers, and visual-effects specialist Benjamin Diez is making German/English language title DEATH STRIP. The latter is set on a party boat in Berlin as the souls of the dead return to
. .. Also in Cannes, Storyboard Media and Germany’s A Company are presenting Michael David Pate’s Heilstatten, a found-footage chiller set in a Berlin sanatorium, to international buyers. Producer Till Schmerbeck, meanwhile, is developing Death Strip, about the spirits of those slain trying to cross the Iron Curtain coming back to haunt the living. “Unlike traditional art house,” he says, “horror really appeals to young audiences, just the group that we need to get back into