History of the Company

  • 2003
  • In April, shooting starts for the “Dreamship Surprise – Period 1” feature film.
  • “Bully & Rick“, a comedy show, is under development for ProSieben.
  • 2004
  • Spring sees the start of the shoot for the first season of the comedy show “Bully & Rick“.
  • On March 7, “Manitou’s Shoe” is first aired on German TV. With a total viewing rate of 12 million people, the movie’s TV premiere on the German TV network ProSieben is a huge success, and ProSieben registers the best movie broadcast market share in the network’s history.
  • With a sensational opening on July 22, “Dreamship Surprise – Period 1” goes down in German cinema history. With a crowd of more than 650,000 pouring into German cinemas on day one, Michael Bully Herbig not only beats his own record, seeing as the science fiction comedy’s release turns out to be the most successful opening of all times for a German production. Just under 9.2 million cinemagoers are drawn to theaters, making “Dreamship Surprise – Period 1” both “cinema hit of the year” and one of the most successful German feature films of all times, second only to “Manitou’s Shoe”.
  • Marking position two, “Space Taxi”, one of the songs from the movie, almost tops the German Single Charts and receives the Comet music award.
  • “Dreamship Surprise – Period 1” receives several awards, including a Bambi Award in the award category “Film National”.
  • In fall, preparations for “Lissi and the Wild Emperor” start.
  • The first season (13 episodes) of “Bully & Rick”, an attention-to-detail TV comedy show, is first aired on September 13.