wtp international GmbH
filmproduction, sales and distribution, DVD-label
„The films of Roland Reber and his small committed team are discoveries of an independent cinema which is rare
in the international film community“ (Feuilleton, Süddeutsche Zeitung)
„wtp is sort of a Gallic village oft he unbending ones in the middle of the film industry empire.“ (Passauer Neue Presse)
„Films from wtp international are sensual and philosophical, abstract and precise, on the one hand fascinating,
on the other hand almost crackbrained.“ (filmstarts.de)
„wtp films with the collective dedication of its team have become an unmistakable trade mark.“(Blickpunkt:Film)
wtp international produces features and shorts for cinema and television with focus on artistical creativity.
Wtp international realizes all their film projects without any public funding and participation of TV.
As a worldwide forum for artists, innovative techniques and extraordinary ideas, wtp international GmbH was founded in 2001 with the film production team of wtp and now includes film production, sales, distribution and dvd-label. Besides the feature film productions which receive attention and awards on international film festivals and can be seen in cinemas, TV and home entertainment, wtp international also works in the field of commercial and industrial film.
What is special about wtp international is the production method – screenplay, production, editing, distribution and press relations are all out of one team.This broad distribution of the tasks results in an integrated art work to which everyone involved has a creative relation. This is not a necessary evil but a fundamental part of production understanding.
With the feature film 24 / 7 THE PASSION OF LIFE, which had its German Premiere at the Hof International Film Festival 2005, wtp international ventured into the German and Austrian cinema market as a distributor in February 2006. It run one year in German cinemas, polarised press and audience. The film team travelled to more than 60 German and Austrian theatres to discuss with the audience for public discussions. It has been broadcasted at the cultural station ARTE in November 2011 and shows every year in the German Cinemas on 24th of July (international BDSM day).
With SPLENDID / WVG Medien as distribution partner wtp international ventured into the German-speaking Home Entertainment market (DVD, BluRay, VoD) in 2009 and distributes a part from all wtp productions also national and international films such as the award-winning documentaries COMEBACK by Maximilian Plettau (2009) and WATER & SOAP by Susan Gluth (2010) followed by the award-winning Belgian drama S&M JUDGE by Erik Lamens (2014).