Christoph Hahnheiser is the CEO and founder of Black Forest Films, a production company for high-quality commercial features. He has produced more than 30 feature films.
His work is characterized by award-winning international productions starring actors like Daniel Craig, Tom Hardy, Benoit Magimel, Mira Sorvino, Michelle Piccoli and Julie Delpy among others. Many of his films have participated in the Official Selection of highly regarded international Film Festivals like Cannes, Venice and Toronto.
In 2002 Christoph Hahnheiser founded the Berlin based Black Forest Films which has produced twelve feature films including the German box-office hit Russian Disko, Bela Tar’s The Man From London (Official Selection Cannes Film Festival “Competition”), Persécution directed by Patrice Chéreau (Official Selection Venice Film Festival “Competition”), En la cama directed by Matías Bize (Chilean contender for the Oscar best Foreign Language film, Nomination Goya Award) and Backstage, director Emmanuelle Bercot (Official Selection Venice Film Festival “Competition”).
Christoph Hahnheiser is currently developing and producing two feature films with the Academy Award nominated and BAFTA winning writer/ producer Anthony McCarten (Theory of Everything) which are In the Absence of Heroes and A Man has asked Eric’s Daughter to marry her, both based on novels written by McCarten.