About Us

J Blockbuster has a specialist management team that spans, corporate finance, film and television production, marketing, sales and distribution of commercial entertainment.

J Blockbuster has established an expertise in the independent film and television sector that provides it with quality commercial productions and a business model that significantly reduces risk whether the investment is debt or equity.

Feature Films

  • Lyra’s Wish (Family adventure) in development
  • Hobbes House UK (Horror) in post-production
  • 3 Lives UK 2019, 82min (psychological thriller)
  • 8 Remains Germany 2018, 80min (psychological thriller)
  • Trainstation, various countries 2015, 97min (experimental, crime, drama) (w/ 40 different filmmakers under CollabFeature)
  • Kinks, Malaysia 2011, 86min (comedy mockumentary) (co-production w/ Doll Pictures, Malaysia and Fat Kat Studios, Malaysia)
  • Emperor, Malaysia 2008, 96min (crime thriller) (co-production w/ The Factory Movie Studio, Malaysia)

Short Films

  • Last Statement, USA & Germany 2013, 30min (experimental)
  • Senf, Aspirin und zwei Flaschen Bier, Germany 2012, 5min (comedy)
  • Damaged Kung Fu, Malaysia 2011, 17min (kung fu comedy)
  • Drowning, Indonesia 2011, 10min (musical drama)
  • The Trail, Germany 2010, 3min (horror)
  • Unsecured Loan 2, Malaysia 2010, 17min (action drama)
  • Lutz Heckelmann und sein Bier, Germany 2010, 5min (comedy)
  • Ramly at War Begins, Malaysia 2009, 19min (action)
  • 九龍故事 – Kowloon Story, Hong Kong 2009, 5min (drama)
  • Bad Timing, Malaysia 2008, 2min (comedy)
  • Frankfurter for Mr. Wong, Malaysia 2008, 2min (comedy)
  • Mama’s Boy, Malaysia 2008, 3min (drama)
  • Unsecured Loan, Malaysia 2007, 11min (thriller)

Teasers

    • Vitro, Germany 2014 (sci fi) in development (co-production w/ Angry Hamster, Germany)
    • The Inner District, Germany 2013 (sci fi)

Awards / Nominations

  • Kinks‘ awarded Best Asian Comedy Award at the ColorTape International Film Festival, Australia 2016
  • Trainstation‘ won 4x Best Feature Film (at the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, Kansas Int. Film Festival, Pune Int. Film Festival and Rincon Int. Film Festival), as well as Best Narrative Feature at the Calcutta Int. Cult Film Festival and the Special Prize at the Film Fest Kosovo in 2016
  • Feature screenplay ‘Foster‘ selected as top 25 finalists at the Screenplay Replay Competition 2013
  • Crowdfunding campaign ‘The Inner District‘ won the Google sponsored Indiegogo competition ‘Gründergarage’ 2012
  • The Trail‘ nominated for ‘Best Visual/Special Effects’ at Shortcutz Berlin Awards 2011
  • Unsecured Loan II‘ 1st Runner Up Best Action Sequence Martial Arts Short at the Action On Film International Film Festival 2010
  • Emperor‘ feature winner Portable Film Festival 2008
  • It could happen to you‘ by Juliane Block selected for production at the Berlinale Talentcampus 2008 as part of the hands-on training ‘Garage Studio’
  • Emperor‘ nominated for best cinematography at the 4th Asia Pacific Festival of 1st Films in Singapore 2008
  • Frankfurter for Mr. Wong‘ – Entry Level winner November 2008 filmaka.com

Film Festivals

  • ColorTape International Film Festival, Australia 2016
  • LA Diversity Film Festival, US 2016
  • Riverside Film Festival, US 2016
  • Cordoba International Film Festival, Colombia 2016
  • Berlin Independent Film Festival, Germany 2016
  • Washington DC Independent Film Festival, US 2016
  • Sudan Film Festival, Sudan 2016
  • East Lansing Film Festival, US 2015
  • New Filmmakers New York, US, 2013
  • Shortcutz Berlin, Germany, 2012
  • Once a Week Online Film Festival, 2011
  • Shortcutz Berlin, Germany, 2011
  • Vientianale International Film Festival, Laos 2011
  • 24. Int. Filmfest Braunschweig, Germany 2010
  • filmdirecting 4 women (fd4w) international film festival, London 2010
  • Cinefiesta Puerto Rico 2010
  • Action On Film International Film Festival, Pasadena US 2010
  • CrankCookieShortFilmFestival in Passau, Germany 2010
  • International Short Film Festival Detmold, Germany 2010
  • Bootleg 2.0 Film Festival, London 2010
  • Arizona Underground Film Festival 2009
  • Clockenflap Film Festival, Hong Kong 2009
  • iShot Hong Kong Film Festival 2009
  • Asian Hot Shots Festival Berlin 2009
  • 4th Asia Pacific Festival of 1st Films in Singapore 2008
  • Portable Film Festival 2008
  • Culture Unplugged; East speaks here… 2008
  • Phoenix Film Festival, US 2008
  • Berlinale Talentcampus 2008
  • New Beijing Int. Movie Festival 2007
  • Kuala Lumpur Int. Film Festival, Malaysia 2007

The Team

Juliane Block

Director

Wolf-Peter Arand

Screenwriter

Monika Gergelova

Executive Producer

Malcolm Winter

Executive Producer

Willi Haninger

Producer

Marcus Schwemin

Director of Photography

Ann Foo

Editor

Ilia Jossifov

Composer