For 30 years now, the German film-production company Ma.ja.de. has consistently delivered documentaries and feature films selected at international festivals and securing worldwide distribution.
Established in 1991 by Heino Deckert, Ma.ja.de. has completed an eclectic range of high-profile collaborations with renowned directors including, among others, Sergej Loznitsa, Pirjo Honkassalo, Vitalij Manskij, Viktor Kossakovsky, Ulrike Ottinger, Ai Weiwei, Heidi Specogna and Thomas Heise.
Ma.ja.de. has produced more than 120 documentary films so far. They have been premiered at renowned international festivals such as Cannes, Berlinale, Venice, Rotterdam, Visions du Réel, Cinema du Réel, IDFA and DOK Leipzig. The films RABBIT Á LA BERLIN and THE CAVE were nominated for the Oscar®.
In 2005 Ma.ja.de.´s growing involvement in international feature film production led to the founding of Ma.ja.de. Fiction. The projects are being forged under the banner „Documentary filmmakers go feature“, which will allow for very distinct points of view.
Ma.ja.de. is based in Leipzig and has a second office in Berlin, is involved in the Blinker Filmproduktion in Cologne.