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New acquisition: HAPPY TIMES

After a very successful collaboration with OUT IN THE DARK - sold to more than 40 countries, and screened at more than 125 festivals - m-appeal is proud to reveal that it acquired world sales rights to Michael Mayer’s new dark comedy HAPPY TIMES! Welcome back on board!

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June 2019



Latin American Film Festival of Catalonia, ES: THE CANNIBAL CLUB

FIRE!!! Mostra Internacional de Cine Gai i Lesbià, Barcelona, ES: HARD PAINT

Shanghai Pride FF, CN: JUST FRIENDS

AMOR Festival Internacional de CineLGBT+, CL: HARD PAINT

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer FF, IN: JUST FRIENDS

Shanghai IFF, CN: TUVALU

Mix Milano, IT: GRETA

Ici Vietnam Festival, FR: THE THIRD WIFE


Riviera IFF 2019

We are very happy to share that THE HEART by the talented Fanni Metelius has received the Achievement Award at the Riviera IFF yesterday. Congratulations!!!
“The movie is told in an intimate and magically true away…”, the jury said.
The jury was composed by Miles Dale (producer - Academy Award Winner in 2018 with The Shape of
Water), Nils Hartmann (head of Sky Italia TV series production), Josephine De La Baume (actress), Cristina Donadio (actress - Gomorra) and Silvia Locatelli (cinema Editor for Elle Magazine).

2019 Festival LGBTIQ at Centro Cultural International Oscar Niemeyer

More than a year after its premiere at Berlinale 2018, HARD PAINT by Filipe Matzembacher and Marcio Reolon keeps on collecting awards, this time the Jury Prize at the 2019 Festival LGBTIQ at Centro Cultural International Oscar Niemeyer, in Spain.

Fribourg IFF 2019

We're very happy to share that Ash Mayfair's title won the Youth Jury Award COMUNDO at the Fribourg IFF 2019. Congratulations to Ash and the whole team of THE THIRD WIFE!

Tarragona IFF 2018

We're very happy with the news: THE HEART by Fanni Metelius received the Best Debut Feature award at the Tarragona IFF 2018. Congratulations!!!

QCinema IFF 2018

"For its portrayal of the present generations, disguised with the pervading sense of alienation, amidst a seeming connectivity, and for its fusion of personal communal narratives of abandonment defiance and ultimately triumph of human spirit, the RainbowQC Special Jury Prize is awarded to...HARD PAINT" Congratulations to the film team and thank you to the jury!


Cannes Film Festival 2019

Dear friends,

72nd Cannes Film Festival
is approaching and we're happy to announce our presence at the Marché du Film.

We'll be available for meetings from
May 14th - 23rd.

You can find us at booth E2, Riviera.

To schedule a meeting, call our office at +49 30 61 50 75 05