Michael Bully Herbig and Feo Aladag announce collaboration on new feature film

After the sensational success of his 2018 thriller, Balloon (orig. Ballon), to date raking in over € 7 million (US$ 8 million) in German box office alone and with numerous international releases and festival screenings, acclaimed German filmmaker, Michael Bully Herbig has announced his next feature film: inspired once again by true events, he will tell the…

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Michael Bully Herbig´s BALLOON lands in Dublin

„An outrageous real-life escape story which is brought to the screen in brilliantly sense and nerve-shredding style.” –  Gráinne Humphreys, Festival Director Michael Bully Herbig celebrated the Ireland premiere of BALLOON, his spectacular film adaptation of the true story about a flight from East Germany, at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film festival (February 20th…

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German Film Award For Peace – The Bridge will be awarded on June 25th for the 18th time / The first winner 2019 has been announced: Michael Bully Herbig and BALLOON

Munich, February 22nd 2019 – For the 18th time the Bernhard Wicki Memorial Fund will be honoring the work of outstanding film makers. The prize is awarded to German and international films that stand out both in terms of their artistic vision and the human and political dimension they convey. Roundabout 50 symbolic bridge piers…

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Michael Bully Herbig´s thriller BALLOON goes around the world!

Berlin, 22.11. 2018 Only a few weeks after it´s world premiere Michael Bully Herbig´s spellbinding thriller BALLOON has been sold to numerous countries around the world. In Europe these are countries such as Benelux States, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and other East-European countries. In North America so far distribution rights for…

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The trailer is out!

Berlin, June 29th 2018 The newly published trailer lets you immerse in an unbelieveable adventure based on a true story: In 1979, the families  Strelzyk and Wetzel  ventured to escape from the GDR to freedom with a homemade hot-air balloon – eight people in a tiny gondola.  Based on their story, director Michael Bully Herbig…

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Michael Herbig´s
BALLOON
It´s a Wrap

December 1st 2017, after 50 exciting days of shooting, the last slate for the movie “BALLOON” was announced. Michael Bully Herbig´s nerve-racking thriller is based on the true story of one of the most spectacular escapes from East Germany. September 16 1979 the families Strelzyk and Wetzel attempt to cross the border to West Germany…

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Starting Signal for Michael Bully Herbig´s
BALL0ON

Michael Bully Herbig is back behind the camera again: today was the first day of shooting for BALLOON a thriller with an extraordinary cast – such as Friedrich Mücke (SMS For You), Karoline Schuch (Katharina Luther), David Kross (The Reader), Alicia von Rittberg (Charité) and Thomas Kretschmann (Valkyrie). Based on true facts Michael Bully Herbig…

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