Herbert G. Kloiber, former director of German distributor TMG, partners with Constantin Film to launch Vienna-based High End Productions.
The aim is for the new company to produce high-end European fiction series for the international market under the direction of Managing Director Jonas Bauer.
Bauer recently worked at Studiocanal, where he was responsible for acquisitions and co-productions from 2012 to 2020. He was executive producer of Tandem Productions since 2005 and has (co) produced and financed numerous projects there, such as that of Ken Follett The pillars of the earth and Shadow theater.
Kloiber said: âAfter 50 years of entrepreneurial activity, I decided to take a two-year hiatus. But there are still exciting projects awaiting first-class production. Best-selling novels and great historical figures have always fascinated me personally. I would love to do them with one of the biggest media companies in the world.
Martin Moszkowicz, CEO, and Oliver Berben, Deputy Managing Director of Constantin Film, added: âIt is with great pride that we announce the cooperation between the Constantin Film Group and Dr. Herbert G. Kloiber, two of the greatest actors European independent film, streaming and television. At a time when ideas and creativity are the golden nuggets of the entire entertainment industry, we want to give a home to many creative people in Europe in High End Productions to tell local stories with international DNA and European all over the world. . We have found the perfect chef for the company in Jonas Bauer, with his instinct and experience.