About us

BETA CINEMA, a subsidiary of Jan Mojto’s European media group Beta Film, is a world sales and co-financing company for quality feature films that combine great stories, commercial viability and artistic integrity. BETA CINEMA’s footprint ranges from Oscar® winners to worldwide B.O. and streaming hits, such as THE LIVES OF OTHERS, IL DIVO, DOWNFALL and two time Oscar®-nominee NEVER LOOK AWAY, to Netflix hit CALIBRE and multiple award-winning B.O. successes like WOMAN AT WAR, SYSTEM CRASHER and Oscar shortlisted I’M YOUR MAN.

Recent highlights include TIFF Platform premiere NOT A WORD by Hanna Slak, Andreas Dresen’s FROM HILDE, WITH LOVE,  THE OFFING with Helena Bonham Carter and political thriller HAMMARSKJÖLD (WT) with iconic actor Mikael Persbrandt in the lead. Beta Cinema currently also sells Komplizen Film-produced Berlinale entry WHEN WILL IT BE AGAIN LIKE IT NEVER WAS BEFORE, inspiring Tromsø- and Goteborg-Audience Award winner LET THE RIVER FLOW, Nordic thriller OPERATION NAPOLEON, starring Iain Glen and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson and award-winning discovery ONE LAST EVENING (Rotterdam IFF Tiger Competition, winner Best Director at Max Ophüls Preis).


Dirk Schürhoff
Dirk Schürhoff CEO

Sales Territories: North America, France, Spain, Italy

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 14

Thorsten Ritter
Thorsten Ritter EVP Acquisitions, Sales & Marketing

Sales Territories: German-speaking territories, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 829

Tassilo Hallbauer
Tassilo Hallbauer Head of Sales & Acquisitions

Sales Territories: Asia, Benelux, Scandinavia, Turkey, Israel, Middle East, Africa

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 875

Martina Knabe
Martina Knabe Senior Film Funding Manager & Sales

Sales Territories: Inflight

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 828

Olga Deecke
Olga Deecke Junior Sales Executive

Sales Territories: Latin America, Portugal, Central Eastern Europe, Former Yugoslavia, Baltics, CIS

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 742

Sofia Sklavou
Sofia Sklavou Festival Manager

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 823

Evelyn Holzendorf
Evelyn Holzendorf Senior Marketing & PR Manager

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 740

Dorothee Stoewahse
Dorothee Stoewahse Head of Communication & Press

Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 15

Lilian McGehee
Lilian McGehee VP Sales, Marketing & Acquisitions

Currently on maternity leave.

Beta Cinema GmbH

Gruenwalder Weg 28d • 82041 Oberhaching / Munich • Germany
Phone: +49 | 89 | 673469 - 828

For general enquiries please contact