Chris Sievernich

Nightclub owner and manager, Producer, Executive
A German-born producer of international feature films, Chris Sievernich has amassed a body of work that reflects the worldwide nature of the film industry today. In addition to having produced numerous films directed by ... Read more »
Born: 12/10/1946 in Germany

Filmography

Producer (26)

Drive Thru 2014 (Movie)

(Producer)

Plague 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Tamara 2006 (Movie)

(Producer)

Drum 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

One Point 0 2003 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Quiet American 2002 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Wedding Planner 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Nurse Betty 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Crow: Salvation 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Where the Money Is 2000 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Snakes and Ladders 1995 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Innocent 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Rebecca's Daughters 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

No Picnic 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Dead 1987 (Movie)

(Producer)

John Huston & The Dubliners 1986 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Paradise 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tokyo-Ga 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

Chinese Boxes 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

I Played It For You 1984 (Movie)

(ShangriLa segments) (Executive Producer)

Paris, Texas 1984 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Chambre 666 1983 (Movie)

(Producer)

Fluchtpunk Berlin 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Der Stand der Dinge 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

Lightning Over Water 1980 (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (2)

Chinese Boxes 1984 (Movie)

Snake (Actor)

Lightning Over Water 1980 (Movie)

(Actor)
Production Management (2)

Dear Mr. Wonderful 1981 (Movie)

(Production Manager)

Liebe und Abenteuer 1977 (Movie)

(Production Manager)

Biography

A German-born producer of international feature films, Chris Sievernich has amassed a body of work that reflects the worldwide nature of the film industry today. In addition to having produced numerous films directed by fellow German Wim Wenders, Sievernich has produced films directed by the British John Schlesinger, the Irish Trish McAdam, and the final film directed by the American turned Irish citizen John Huston.

Relationships

Hanns Sievernich

Father

Maria Sievernich

Mother

Lilyan Sievernich

Wife
married February 7, 1976

EDUCATION

educated in Bonn, Germany

Milestones

2001

Parent company of Kinowelt USA filed for bankruptcy in December

1996

Served as executive producer on Trish McAdam's "Snakes and Ladders"

1993

Produced John Schlesinger's "The Innocent"; released in the USA in 1995

1987

Executive produced documentary about Huston, "John Huston & The Dubliners", produced and directed by Lilyan Sievernich

1987

Served as producer on John Huston's final film, "The Dead"

1986

Founded Delta Films in Berlin

1984

Executive produced Wenders' "Paris, Texas"; film received the Palme d'Or at the 1985 Cannes Film Festival

1982

Produced Wenders' "The State of Things"; won Venice Film Festival Golden Lion Award

1981

Founded Road Movies GmbH in Berlin

1980

Founded Gray City, Inc in NYC; served as president until 1987; succeeded by Lilyan Sievernich

1979

First feature collaboration with director Wim Wenders, "Lightning Over Water"; served as producer, also acted in; film co-directed by Nicholas Ray

1978

Worked as production manager on "Liebe und Abenteuer/Love and Adventure"

1977

Owned and managed Kolbeh Jazz Club in Berlin, Germany

Consolidated film companies under the umbrella of London-based Nova Films

Was consultant to Robert Redford's Sundance Institute

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