Sonja Ewers

Sonja Ewers

(Producer, GRINGO & Senator Film Cologne)

MA RWTH Aachen University
Professional Producing Program, UCLA , Los Angeles
International Producing Program, ifs internationale filmschule, Cologne
From 2004 Producer, Ariel Films, Cologne
2000-2004 Head of Development, Gemini Film, Cologne
1999-2000 Development Assistant, New Line & American Zoetrope, LA


The 90 Minute War
Feature Film, Israel-Germany-Portugal, 2016


Happy Hour
Feature Film, Germany-Ireland, 2015
World premiere at Munich Film Fest 2015
Winner German Cinema New Talent – Best Production


Dr. Proktor’s Fart Powder
Feature Film, Norway-Germany, 2015


The Chef
Feature Film, Germany-Switzerland, 2014


Feature Film, Israel-Belgium-Germany, 2013
World Premiere Venice Film Festival 2013
First Prize, Section Venice Days / Giornate Degli Autori


Feature Film, Germany-Israel-France, 2009
World Premiere in Competition at the Venice Film Festival 2009
Golden Lion


Jungle Radio
Documentary, Germany, 2009
World Premiere, Cambridge Film Festival 2009


True North
Feature Film, Germany-UK-Ireland, 2006
World Premiere Toronto Film Festival
Variety Critics Choice, Karlovy Vary
Best Film, Best Actress, Cherbourg Film Festival
Best Film, Best Director, Ourense Film Festival
Best Film, Pamplona Film Festival
Nominated for 4 Scottish BAFTAs (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor)
Nominated for BIFA Douglas Hickox Award (Best Debut)


Short Film, Germany, 2004
Executive Producer
Prix UIP, Venice 2004, German Short Film Prize in Silver, nominated for European Film Prize.
Best Short Film & other prizes at over 20 festivals worldwide