About us

MALTESERKREUZ FILM is a young independent production company based in Frontenhausen in Lower Bavaria. Thomas Bauer started the company at the start of 2017 to support the production of ondependent and low-budget films by acting as cameraman and producer. MALTESERKREUZ FILM not only develops its own film ideas, but also supports creative young talents in the fields of screenwriting, directing and acting, who are newcomers to the industry from outside the film school system and who may often lack the relevant technical resources and equipment.

By the way, the German name MALTESERKREUZ FILM does not refer to the well-known German aid organization, but rather to the so-called Maltese cross (Geneva drive) gear, which ensured the stepwise transport of the film in movie projectors for over 100 years. If you want to learn how the Malteser Cross gear is constructed and how it works, read this Wikipedia article.

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Current Projects

The Inspection

The Inspection

COMEDY, SATIRE / SHORT FILM

Farmer Clemens' tranquil life is turned upside down when an inspection by the district office shows that his farm is the source of the coming end of the world. A Bavarian satire between a cowshed and a dung heap.

The Breakup

The Breakup

HORROR, MYSTERY / SHORT FILM

A self-centered young guy suffers the consequences when he cruelly breaks up with his girlfriend over the phone. The Breakup – when the separation really hurts!

E Arrivederci!

E Arrivederci!

COMEDY / SHORT FILM

The dream of an idyllic Dolce Vita holiday turns out to be a nightmare for Klaus. And that's just because he doesn't know the rule. A crazy German-Italian comedy full of pizza and Felicità!

Difficult to place

Difficult to place

COMEDY / SHORT FILM

Rosis father thinks she has overslept enough time: it’s time to find her a job! But the good one is very picky, and so they ask for help from the dedicated clerk at the employment office.

Exit

Exit

HORROR / ANIMATED SHORT FILM

A young mugger sits with a pack of beer on a churchyard gate and celebrates his last prey. He falls asleep drunk on a tombstone, only to wake up hours later to discover that the gate has gone. In its place is a different exit - one that delivers retribution for his sins!