MAGNETFILM is a Berlin based boutique world sales company and strategic consultant dedicated to maximising audience and exposure for an annual slate of up to 15 documentary films and a handful of carefully selected short films.
We handle worldwide licensing across all platforms, supporting both established and emerging filmmakers. Our approach is hands-on, agile, creative and transparent – focused on nurturing long-term partnerships and working closely with filmmakers and producers to develop tailor-made marketing and distribution strategies for every title throughout the entire film lifecycle.
We are looking to acquire films with strong narratives, compelling subjects and a clear appeal to a worldwide audience. We have eclectic tastes and distribute films we love.
MAGNETFILM was founded in 2003 by Georg Gruber and maintains a presence at the most important international documentary film festivals and content markets.
Georg Gruber has over fifteen years experience in the film and media industries. He developed his expertise across a variety of roles covering production, financing, sales and distribution. Gruber is a graduate of the Vienna Business School and the Filmakademie Ludwigsburg, Germany.
His strong producer's background and proven ability to oversee projects from development through completion, along with a network enabling him to connect projects to potential financial backers, are among the assets Georg Gruber brings to MAGNETFILM as a sales agent.