Cologne-based independent film production company augenschein Filmproduktion has launched augenschein Sales, an in-house worldwide sales and financing arm headed by Jonathan Saubach.
Saubach is leading on the financing, packaging and worldwide sales of augenschein’s film titles and will also serve as an executive producer on augenschein’s upcoming productions.
Saubach has spent 10 years in sales, acquisitions and content executive roles at Telepool. He will report to augenschein founders Maximilian Leo and Jonas Katzenstein.
Founded in 2008, augenschein has produced more than 25 features, from arthouse titles including Berlin Silver Bear winner Ana, Mon Amour, to bigger budget English-language films such as 2020 thriller 7500, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Recent projects include Joe Penna’s science-fiction thriller Stowaway, to be released theatrically in Germany by Wild Bunch and via Netflix for the rest of the world.