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Lucky Bird Pictures GmbH


Lucky Bird Pictures originated in an MBO at the German venture of the Scandinavian Yellow Bird Group (Mankell’s Wallander, Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy). Among the projects created recently by the company, which has its headquarters in Munich, are Mankell’s best-selling thriller The Chinese Man, a comedy based on a format from Canal+ set in the world of porn for Sat.1, a comedy with Wolfgang Stumph and Edgar Selge for ZDF, an international TV event Little Lady and, in the realm of feature films, Ghosthunters (Warner Bros) and 13 Minutes (Elser).

Lucky Bird’s TV and cinema productions are distributed worldwide with considerable success and shown in the UK, Canada and the USA in movie theaters and/or on TV and in home entertainment.

The company’s core competence consists of high-value TV and cinema productions with international finance.

In 2015 the producers Boris Ausserer and Oliver Schündler were honored with the Producers’ Prize for Best Film at the Bavarian Film Awards.