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Michael Weber 


Michael Weber joined the Bavaria Film Group in 1996 in the world sales division.

In 2000, he was appointed Managing Director of Bavaria Media GmbH.

Since 2006 he is running his own sales company, The Match Factory.


Among the Directors represented by The Match Factory are Aki Kaurismäki, Ari Folman, Fatih Akin, Christian Petzold, Tom Tykwer, Brillante Mendoza, Thomas Vinterberg, Eran Kolirin, Miranda July, Danis Tanovic and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.


The company also co-produced, amongst others Pandora’s Box and Araf by Yesim Ustaoglu and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Palme d’Or in Cannes 2010) and Post Tenebras Lux by Carlos Reygadas (Best Director Award in Cannes

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Registration for the 8th edition now open
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