We are a film production and production services company based in Berlin, Germany.

We are filmmakers and production experts. Since 2004 we create, and help other people craft, captivating stories and moving experiences – across cinema, television, film and advertising. Our mission is to join grand ideas, creative minds, highly skilled crews and state-of-the-art equipment to bring exceptional projects to life. 


We are a full service company, full of the experience, expertise and ideas to deliver exceptional quality film and photo shoots in Germany. We’ve made incredible work with a world of brands, including Apple, Chevrolet, Converse, Hyundai, Kia, Korean Air, LG, LandRover, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung and many more. We support clients from around the world and we put all of our passion, creativity and experience into every project. Every shot is crafted. Every shoot is enriched by our vast regional network and location knowledge, and our aim is to capture every shot with perfection. 

Go to Services

Lucky films is Watchmen Production’s label for creative branded content.

Playful, fast, and inventive, with quirky charm and a sense of German humor, we offer the full range of creative services from copywriting to production for branded entertainment and commercial campaigns.

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We focus on director-driven projects with international relevance and artistic strength to create thought-provoking films with unique and intelligent stories and high aesthetic value.

Go To Features

Our latest release was the documentary NARDJES A. by Karim Aïnouz, a coproduction between Algeria/France/Germany/Brazil/Qatar  which premiered in Panorama at the 2020 Berlinale. Recent credits include (M)OTHER by Antonia Hungerland (2018 DOK Leipzig); THE SURFACE OF THINGS by Nancy Biniadaki (Germany/Greece 2017); and FUTURO BEACH (Brazil/Germany 2014) by Karim Aïnouz, which premiered in Competition at the Berlinale.

The latest collaboration with Karim Aïnouz, MARINER OF THE MOUNTAINS is set to premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2021 (Special Screening).

Before producing feature length films we worked on a series of award winning short films for children.

All of our features, documentaries, and short films have been shown and awarded at international festivals such as Berlinale, DOK Leipzig, Venice Film Festival, San Sebastian, and Thessaloniki International Film Festival.

We sustain and nourish our relationships with writers, directors and production partners – with our eyes wide open for new talents and untold stories.

Key Team

Founder / Producer

Christopher Zitterbart

Christopher has more than 20 years of experience in producing. His first feature film Futuro Beach premiered in competition at Berlinale 2014. Christopher has realized countless commercials in more than 20 countries, corporate films, as well as many children’s short films that have been awarded at festivals around the world. In 2017, he received the prestigious German TV award “Grimme Preis”.

Line Producer

Eddie Chebbi

Before joining watchmen in 2010, Eddie worked as production accountant and coordinator on various commercials and feature films, such as Michael Haneke’s The White Ribbon and Funny Games. When he’s not busy working on budgets or planning the next car shoot, he’s an active musician in the Berlin music scene.