History of the Company

  • 2008
  • “Lissi and the Wild Emperor” is nominated for the German Film Award in the “Best Film Score” category, and receives several awards, including the Bavarian Film Award.
  • In early May, the first episode of the six-episode TV show “Bully sucht die starken Männer” is aired, the world’s first TV show dedicated to finding actors for leading characters of a cinema film.
  • August 5 sees the start of shooting for the feature film “Vicky the Viking”.
  • On December 7, the musical version of “Manitou’s Shoe” makes its world premiere at Berlin’s Theater of the West (Theater des Westens).
  • 2009
  • Post-production work for “Vicky the Viking” takes until mid-2009. Michael Bully Herbig’s adventure comedy film, first released to theaters on September 9, draws 5 million cinemagoers, thus becoming the most successful German cinema film of the year.
  • 2010
  • ”Vicky the Viking” is nominated for the German Film Award for “Best Production Design” (“Bestes Szenenbild”), “Best Sound” (“Beste Tongestaltung”), “Best Make-up”(“Bestes Maskenbild”) and “Best Film Score” (“Beste Filmmusik”), and, among other distinctions, is awarded two Bavarian Film Awards.
  • In August, herbX film gmbh moves into its new offices on the premises of Bavaria Filmgelände.
  • herbX film becomes co-producer of the Senator/deutschfilm production “Goethe!” directed by Philipp Stölzl and released to cinemas on October 14.
  • On October 12, shooting starts for the Bavaria Film production “Hotel Lux” directed by Leander Haußmann and starring Michael Bully Herbig. herbX film is co-producer.