Adlershof - TV / Media - News and Events


C. Rohrscheidt, S. M. Otto © WISTA Management GmbH


It felt like point zero

Production company “Filmgarnitur” realises creative and very personal projects:

Sven Michael Otto and Christoph Rohrscheidt founded the production company “Filmgarnitur” just before the pandemic. Looking back, it was a great chance for creative and very personal projects. Sometimes life just happens....

Kathrin Schülein © WISTA Management GmbH


A happy ending for Theater Ost

A cultural mainstay of Adlershof finds safety in its old, new home:

Ever since the Berlin Wall fell, the landmarked building on Moriz Seeler Strasse was up for sale on the condition that it was used either for culture or media. “What was missing,” says Kathrin Schülein from Theater Ost that...

Mike Zimmermann, Lichthaus © WISTA Management GmbH


“Building this studio was a dream of mine”

One of Europe’s largest XR (extended reality) studios is being created in Adlershof’s Science City:

Head lighting technician Mike Zimmermann and his company Lichthaus Berlin GmbH are pioneers of environmentally friendly movie production. Productions at the new studio in Adlershof are 100 percent sustainable. Sustainable...

Team Angry Hamster © WISTA Management GmbH


Two movie buffs and a hamster do advertising

Explainer videos are more than moving-image manuals:

Size doesn’t matter according to Willi Haninger, CEO and creative producer at Angry Hamster UG. Haninger and his business partner Marina Izquierdo work with a team of ten freelancers. “Our strength is that we tend to be...

Papplikum The Voice of Germany © Rost: Werbetechnik GmbH


An incisive experience in the company's 30-year history

Rost Werbetechnik is fighting for survival and created the “Cardboardience”:

At first glance, it seems like the TV studio is full. Every second audience member, however, is made of cardboard. Since mid-March 2020 well-known German TV shows have been shooting without an audience for safety reasons. One...

Anne Becker im Adlershofer Fundus © WISTA Management GmbH


A treasure trove of costumes and props

The costumes and props of the Adlershofer Fundus is the place to go for authentic film sets:

The Adlershofer Fundus is an institution of Berlin’s television landscape: both a piece of cultural history and a place where the city’s filmmakers meet. Many well-known film sets were equipped and are still equipped from...


Berlin’s forgotten dream factory

The Johannisthaler Filmanstalten (Jofa) film studios were founded a hundred years ago:

The year 1920 began with some far-reaching changes for the German Empire. On 10 January, the Treaty of Versailles became effective. In Johannisthal and Adlershof, two then-rural communities on the south-eastern outskirts of...

Direktorenzimmer DDR-Fernsehen © WISTA Management GmbH


Secret places

Time travelling through the Egg Room, the magnificent director’s office, and other hidden places:

A neon-lit corridor, cold and long, leads up to the director’s office – decorated with all kinds of insignia of power. The R1 building with its rather austere exterior was once home to the television broadcaster of East...

Entwurf Wiili-Schwabe-Straße. Bild: Adlershof Journal


Growth with a clear focus

MediaCity Adlershof is expanding:

Prices for real estate in Berlin are increasing, while additional land for new businesses is scarce. The Adlershof site is becoming more densely populated. This is a new development. The doors keep turning at the office of...

Cyril Tuschi. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


A hero’s quest

Virtual reality worlds are interactive adventure stories for the whole family:

On Sophienstrasse, in the utmost centre of Berlin, there is a gate do a different world. An infinite number of worlds, to be precise. A head-high metal frame on a plywood pedestal, a fan and a smell generator on the wall is...

Andreas Stadler, Bild: © Adlershof Journal


Table 4.0

System 180 GmbH develops inspiring office environments:

Agile work cultures in companies are key to master the diverse challenges of the digital age. Even large corporations are realising this. They are opening innovation labs, factories and hubs that foster creativity beyond...

Bild: © Adlershof Journal


Election debates only take place every four years

Interview with Nick Zimmermann and Mike Krüger from Studio Berlin about turbulent times, the digitisation of business and the recovery of companies:

The “Kanzlerduell” TV debate, German elections – The past month have surely been eventful. Are you happy with 2017?Zimmermann: We had a very positive and busy year in a difficult market environment.Krüger: The “Kanzlerduell”...

auvisign aus Adlershof.  Bild: © Adlershof Journal


Retirement? No, thanks

Reinhard Mann and his team at auvisign GmbH provide their customers with video and sound:

New Year’s Eve or the World Cup party at the Brandenburg Gate, large church conventions or the German gymnastics festival – Reinhard Mann, Johannes Raack and their auvisign team provide their customers with the perfect image...

Mutterschiff. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


The Mothership

Concert films and music videos from the Adlershof Media City:

Back when he was in school, Markus Mörtz used to hand in presentations on video. This passion for photography and moving images was handed down from his father, Frank Machel, who was likewise infected with the “movie virus”...

Filmkomponist Moritz Denis. Bild: © Adlershof Journal


The Master of Plucking Strings

How soundtrack composer Moritz Denis gets ideas for his music:

Why weren’t any shots fired at the Monday demonstrations in Leipzig in 1989? A new comedy of errors featuring Erich Honecker and a doppelganger, which will be in cinemas in March 2017, tries to give an answer to this...

Events / Dates

Mon 04 Jul

16.45 - 21.45 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Tue 05 Jul

12.30 - 17.30 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Tue 05 Jul

17.00 - 22.00 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Tue 05 Jul

19.30 - 21.45 Maischberger Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Wed 06 Jul

12.30 - 17.30 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Wed 06 Jul

17.00 - 22.00 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Wed 06 Jul

19.30 - 21.45 Maischberger Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Tue 19 Jul

12.30 - 17.15 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Tue 19 Jul

17.00 - 21.30 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Wed 20 Jul

12.00 - 16.30 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin

Wed 20 Jul

16.15 - 21.00 The Voice of Germany - Battles Am Studio 20, 12489 Berlin