Tellux film

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Tellux-Film GmbH
legal form GmbH'
founding 1960
Seat Munich
management Philipp Schall, Martin Choroba (Management)
Number of employees approx. 100 in Germany
sales 10 - 50 million euros
Branch Media, entertainment
Website telluxfilm

Tellux-Film GmbH (proper spelling: TELLUX) is a company from which the Tellux Group emerged, which is active in the film and television business with numerous companies.


"Tellux-Film GmbH" was founded in 1960 in Rottenburg am Neckar and entered in the commercial register.

In 1965 the company headquarters was relocated to Munich . In 1994 "Tellux-Film GmbH" was converted into the holding company "Tellux Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH", the majority shareholders of which are Catholic dioceses .

The managing director is Martin Choroba , the chairman of the supervisory board is Gerhard Fuchs.

The companies of the Tellux Group develop and produce TV films and other audiovisual products for public and private television stations, cinema films, films for commercial enterprises, authorities, etc. A holding company owns shares in radio stations. The Tellux Group has around 100 permanent employees.

The main business of Tellux-Film GmbH Munich has always been film and TV production, although Progress Film-Verleih has recently supported it in the area of ​​distribution law and license trading . Tellux supplies both public television broadcasters and private broadcasters with feature films, series and documentaries and is also occasionally active in the cinema sector. The first ecumenical production company - cross media - was founded for joint productions by the Catholic and Protestant churches.

Tellux productions have won numerous film and television awards. Well-known cinema and television films as well as series productions from recent years include "Theodor Heuss", "In der Fremde", "Der Aufstand", "Das Autograph", "Das Spinnennetz", "Irgendwie und Sowieso", "Nonni und Manni" , "Lions' Den", " Black Intervenes ", "Mario and the Magician", " 2000 Years of Christianity ", "Escape across the Himalayas - Tibet's Children on their Way into Exile", "The Ninth Day", "Baching" and several Follow the series "Tatort".

Fritz Gerlich Film Prize

As part of the Munich Film Festival, Tellux Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH awards the Fritz Gerlich Film Prize endowed with 10,000 euros - the only Catholic film prize donated in memory of Fritz Gerlich - for contemporary feature or documentary films that courageously take up a publicly discussed topic which deals with resistance to intolerance and dictatorship, abuse of power, persecution and humiliation.

Holding companies and investments

The Tellux Holding holds majority or minority interests in the following companies:

  • Tellux-Film Munich, NL Vienna
  • Tellux film Stuttgart
  • Tellux film Dresden
  • Tellux Next GmbH, based in Munich
  • Tellux-Musikverlag GmbH, based in Berlin
  • Provobis Society for Film and Television mbH, Berlin
  • ifage Filmproduktion GmbH, Wiesbaden
  • ABC Studio audiovisual production company mbH, Wiesbaden
  • Alpha Entertainment Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH, Cologne
  • Astratel Radio and Television Beteiligungs-GmbH, Stuttgart and Leipzig
  • Cross Media GmbH, Halle (together with Eikon gGmbH)
  • Mediopolis Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH, based in Berlin
  • APG - Allgemeine Gemeinnützige Programmges.mbH, based in Cologne
  • Videopress SA, based in Luxembourg
  • KFW - Katholisches Filmwerk GmbH, based in Frankfurt
  • Kinderfilm GmbH, based in Erfurt
  • Moviepool GmbH, based in Munich

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. INTERVIEW ON WELTBILD: "Transparency is missing" - BZ, 23 NOVEMBER 2011
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