Yoko Higuchi-Zitzmann will join Dan Maag and Patrick Zorer as the third member of the management board of Pantaleon Films, the production subsidiary of German media company Pantaflix AG.
In his new role at Pantaleon, from February 1, Higuchi-Zitzmann will focus on the development and production of event series and feature films for the German and international markets.
She joined Pantaleon after four years as a producer at the Studio Hamburg Production Group Letterbox Filmproduktion subsidiary (I am your man) where she designed and produced the six-part event series Herzogpark for being shown on the German streaming portal RTL + this year.
Founded as a production company by actor-director Matthias Schweighöfer, Dan Maag and Marco Beckmann in 2009, Pantaleon Films’ production credits include the romantic drama of Tim Trachte Near the horizon, Alain Gsponer’s family drama Wolke unterm Dach, Helena Hufnagel Engagement Phobia, the drama by Jonathan Jakubowicz Resistance, and the Netflix movie Army of thieves directed and performed by Schweighöfer.
The company recently finished filming the comedy Die Geschichte der Menschheit – leicht gekürzt starring the crème de la crème of German actors and co-produced with Gerda Film Production, Warner Bros. Film Productions Germany and Brainpool TV, for a German theatrical release by Warner Bros later this year.
Pantaflix AG consolidates Pantaleon Films, the VoD company Pantaflix Technologies, the audio production unit PantaSounds, the creative agency CC15 and the production unit Pantaflix Studios.