Sophie (she/her) was born in London, but grew up in Hamburg, Germany. In 2016 she founded the production company Schuldenberg Films, which is based in Berlin and Bavaria. Sophie believes in diverse storytelling, strong artistic voices and emerging talent. The feature film “Piaffe” by Ann Oren premiered in the concorso internazionale in Locarno 2022.
Schuldenberg Films – Germany
Schuldenberg Films is an independent film production company based in Berlin and Bad Endorf. SBF focuses on the production of genre-bending fictional and non-fictional film works with a critical and political approach, spanning from feature films and documentaries to experimental art works. SBF is run by producers Sophie Ahrens, Fabian Altenried and Kristof Gerega.
Projects In development
Abitanti by Kerstin Neuwirth, feature
Strange River by Jaume Claret, feature
Projects In production
NOAH by Ali Tamim, feature
Projects In post-production
Life is not a competition, but I'm winning by Julia Fuhr Mann, feature
Südsee by Henrika Kull, feature
Piaffe by Ann Oren, feature
Beyond Revolution by Kristof Gerega, feature
NEUBAU by Johannes Maria Schmit, feature
Rotterdam Lab alumni in 2023
Our returning Rotterdam Lab graduates in 2023.