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Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver (2016-2018)
german title Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer
movie type Feature Film
directed by Dennis Gansel
writing credits diverse
executive production Rat Pack Filmprodukt...
distributor Warner Bros. Picture...
country Germany, USA
genre Adventure, Family Entertainment, Children

Cast  production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Cast Part
Solomon Gordon  Jim  [L]
Henning Baum  Lukas  [L]
Shirley MacLaine  Frau Mahlzahn  [SR]
Annette Frier  Frau Waas  [SR]
Christoph Maria Herbst  Herr Ärmel  [SR]
Uwe Ochsenknecht  König Alfons der Viertel-vor...  [SR]
Milan Peschel  Scheinriese  [SR]
Rick Kavanian  Wilde 13  [SR]
Finn-Luka Schmidt  Japanischer Prinz  [SR]

Crew production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Departement Credit Name
Accounting Dept. production accountant Sandra May mit Fördermitteln
assistant production accountant Fenja Uhlenkamp
assistant production accountant Judith Hellriegel
assistant production accountant Brigitte Alsbach Januar 2017
Camera Department director of photography Torsten Breuer
eng camera Benjamin Klumpp Making Of / EPK
camera operator Michael Rathgeber Steadicam Operator, B-Cam
360 VR operator Bernhard Russow
steadicam operator Michael Rathgeber 65 DT B-Kamera Operator
first assistant camera Julian Taro Hitomi B-Cam/Steadicam
first assistant camera Christian Clarenz A-Cam
first assistant camera Alexander Kohn 1 DT Nachdreh
second assistant camera Florian Bellack A-Cam
second assistant camera Fabio Seyding Zusatz (Main Unit) // & 2nd Unit Data
second assistant camera Alexander Kohn 2nd Unit
second assistant camera Friedemann Röse B-Cam
second assistant camera Sebastian Ganschow Nachdreh
DIT digital imaging technician Felix Rauch 2nd Unit
DIT digital imaging technician Santiago Gerpe Rosell QTake
data wrangler / digital loader Björn Mayer
still photographer Marco Nagel
still photographer Conny Klein
Casting casting director (children) Jacqueline Rietz
casting assistant Melanie Waelde Kinder (Deutschland)
extras/bit player casting Karo Schnelle
Costume Department costume designer Ute Paffendorf
costume supervisor Dorota Budna Extras
wardrobe Tamara Schüller
wardrobe Stefanie Backhaus
additional wardrobe Agnès Claude Set+ Kostüm Änderungen
additional wardrobe Karin Faltlhauser Fest: Prep, Fitting, Patina, Set
additional wardrobe David Werer
costume interpreter Petra E. Becker Kostüme Frau Mahlzahn,Tänzerin
directress Eike Neumann Pattern Cutter / Tailor Shop Supervisor
tailor Katrin Kobold Tailor
tailor Moni Wallberg Herrenanzüge Hr. Ärmel
tailor Ulrike Diallo Mitarbeit inWerkstatt
tailor Tabea Fock
costume dyeing Sonia Inés Rocha KB Ute Paffendorf
costume dyeing Céline Pelé
costume patination Cäcilia Radig
costume design trainee Seung Hee Wagner Schneiderei, Kostüm Patina, Gadrobiere
Director's Department director Dennis Gansel
1st assistant director Susanne Förg 1st AD 2nd Unit
2nd2nd resp. 3rd AD Tatiana Merizalde Dobles
script supervisor Vanessa Schreiber 2nd Unit
script supervisor Jan Birka
extras coordinator Ricardo Ewert 2 DT
Editing editor Ana de Mier y Ortuno Co-Editor
editor Ueli Christen
assistant editor Rene Bernbeck
VFX Editor Rene Bernbeck
VFX Editor Mirko Scheel
VFX Editor Jan Reichmann Trixter Film GmbH
Grip key/dolly grip Robert Wedemeyer
grip assistant Paolo Sanzani
Lighting gaffer Fred Dombrowka
best boy Vincent Oktay
electrician Tilman Hautsch 2. Unit
electrician Frank Marggraf
electrician Christopher Rüttger
electrician Florian Wolf 2. unit
electrician Sampo Lüttge Nachdreh 1 DT
additional electrician Michael Behrends
balloon light operator Christian Weber
balloon light operator Christian Saalfeld Clouds,Tubes,Ballone
lighting assistant Jaspar Henschke Berlin Crew
Makeup Department makeup artist / hair stylist Katharina Rebecca Thieme HoD Mandala-Crowd
makeup artist / hair stylist Anne-Marie Walther
makeup artist / hair stylist Christine Bernrieder
makeup artist / hair stylist Juliane Hübner
makeup artist / hair stylist Jelka Hesse Vorbereitung
additional make up artist Katja Melches fittings
additional make up artist Marika Knappe Fitting/Dreh Mandala
additional make up artist Annett Schulze asian fantasy, wigfittings
additional make up artist Nicole Förster Fitting / Dreh - Mandala
additional make up artist Christina Birnbaum
additional make up artist Karla Meirer
key makeup artist Georg Korpás
Music composer Ralf Wengenmayr
Producer producer Christian Becker
co-producer Christoph Fisser
co-producer Carl L. Woebcken
delegate producer Derrick H. Myer
delegate producer Matthias Rosenberger
producer Tina Kringer
assistant to producer Felix Schreiber [1] 
Production Design production designer Matthias Müsse
art director Cornelia Ott
art director Uwe Stanik
art director Patrick Herzberg
set decorator Ingeborg Heinemann
set decorator Tilman Lasch München
assistant set decorator Friederike Beckert
prop master Axel Kahnt
standby props Joachim Keppler
standby props Kay Schilling 2. Unit Innenrequisite - Außen
set dresser Florian Radloff
set dresser Tim Sehling
set dresser Saga Fermin Lummerland + vorbau Ping
set dresser Uli Passauer
set dresser Frank Noack Mandala
set decoration buyer John Kalus
art department coordinator Meredith Rowe Szenenbild Koordinatorin, Deutschland
property assistant Adrian Gebauer Ab 15. DT 2nd Unit/Props
assistant to propmaster /- buyer Susanne Steim Ass. Prop Master
assistent stand by propman Saskia Tegethoff
Greens Person Jule Bünsche Lummerland für Set Land
Greens Person Daniele Drobny Leading Greens für Set Land
location scout Christian Meinecke Archiv+Recherche PreProduction
set builder Benjamin Conci München
set builder Armin Hecht
set builder Robert Wimmer 1 Tag in München
stand by set builder Roman Berger
stand by set builder Thomas Wimmer München
draughtsman/set designer Celina Hollaender Junior Set Designer
draughtsman/set designer Michael Lieb Set Designer
scenic painter Ines Johnson-Spain
Sculptor Karoline Hinz
Sculptor James Cowley Head Sculptor
Sculptor Till Zimmermann münchen
Sculptor Julie Speck Modellbau
Sculptor Markus 'Xaver' Steinberger
Sculptor Julius Haderthauer
Propbuilder Robert Wiesner
Propbuilder Alessandro Emilio La Rocca
Propbuilder Kobita Syed
food stylist Burkhard Borke Nutsch
graphic artist Saskia van de Calseijde Kaufladen Frau Waas
prop hand Maira Bieler
property driver Andre Kronberg
art department trainee Caroline Tao Niang Liem Szenenbildpraktikantin Babelsberg
Production Mgt. line producer Uli Fauth
line producer Oliver Nommsen
assistant to line producer Johanna Paulke
production manager Natalie Clausen
senior stage manager Michael Hilscher
post production supervisor Elke Andreas-Möller
production coordinator Doris Edwards
assistant production manager Kerstin Baldini
unit manager Anissa Mehnert Berlin & München
set manager / 3rd AD Christian Metz Babelsberg + 1DT Nachdreh 2017
production secretary Johanna Ihle
4th AD / Additional AD Valentin Spengemann
set runner Lukes Collin
set runner Alexander Walzl
production driver Frank Gust
production driver Florian Leonhardt München
production driver Sebastian von Merveldt
production driver Hannes Schamberger München Bavaria Studio
production driver Michael Sittner
Screenplay screenwriter Dirk Ahner
screenwriter Andrew Birkin
screenwriter Sebastian Niemann [2] 
literary source Michael Ende
script translator Collin McMahon
Sound Department production sound mixer Dirk-Teo Schäfer
boom operator Felix Kaufmann 1 Woche Krankheitsvertretung
Sound Post Production adr recordist Benedikt Mühle ADR MUC
adr editor Micki Joanni ADR/DUBBING
foley artist Max Bauer
Special Effects special effects supervisor Björn Friese für bffx
special effects supervisor Dirk Lange
special effects supervisor Burkhard Borke Nutsch - PackShots / Nachdreh
special effects technician Ronny Horning
special effects technician Moritz Kosanke
special effects technician Felix Bartholomä Eis, Rauch, Wasserwerfer,...
special effects technician Phillip Braunschober Harald Rüdiger / Dirk Lange
special effects technician Sebastian Bulst
special effects technician Jens Dunkel bei bffx
special effects technician Rasmus Hirthe
special effects technician Peter Crajé
special effects technician Kim Ruhnau für BFFX
model maker Simon Weisse miniatures for VFX
Stunts stunt coordinator Rainer Werner
stuntman/woman Oliver Fritsche HeadRigger
stuntman/woman Matthias Schendel für Rainer Werner
stunt driver Armin Sauer engine driver
TV-/Web-Content video-producer / video-journalist Sophie Morawetz Making Of/Behind the Scenes
Visual Effects vfx producer Helena Wegmann
vfx supervisor Frank Schlegel
vfx supervisor Jan Stoltz für TRIXTER
3d artist Niels Roscher Senior Rigger
colorist Roland Murrer Dailies
Further Crew actor coach (children) Beate Kurecki
child supervisor Silvia Willmy

Production Companies production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company
Bavaria Studios & Production Services GmbH [de]
Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures GmbH [de]
Warner Bros. Pictures Germany [de]
Malao Film [de/aus/us]
Rat Pack Filmproduktion GmbH

Distributors production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
company  
Warner Bros. Pictures Germany [de]

Facilities production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
 department company
 Production Design Costumes Couleur & Co. / Constanze Schu... Patina Rüstungen
  Costumes Kostümfundus Babelsberg GmbH KB: Ute Paffendorf
  Costumes Theaterkunst GmbH Kostümaussta... KB: Ute Paffendorf
  Costumes Wellenstein zeitgenössische Ko... KB: Ute Paffendorf
  Decoration Stoffwerke Marion Herdle textile Anfertigung
  Locations and Studios Bavaria Studios & Production S...
  Makeup and Hair Manufaktur Perückenanfertigung ...
  Props Aller-Leih Requisite
  Special Effects bffx | Björn Friese Spezialeff...
  Special Effects Imitat, Beate Kelm Makros
  Special Effects Lange special effects
 Camera Cameras and Utilities ARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
  Grip ARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
 Lighting Lighting and Utilities ARRI Rental Deutschland GmbH
  Lighting and Utilities Zasa Lights GmbH | balloonligh... Clouds,Tubes,Ballons
 Production Production Services astRein Fußmatten Fußmattenservice
  Production Services bloc inc filmservice GmbH Trailer
  Production Services GPDS GERMAN PROTECT & DEFENSE ... SetMedic
  Production Services Herz Medicalgroup SetMedic
  Production Services Kaffee-Service Berlin Peter Ga... Espresso-Service
  Transportation, Travel and Accomodation Berliner Kartonexpress Kartons/Verpackungen
  Transportation, Travel and Accomodation Carry Grand Limousinen+Shuttle... CG Fahrservice
 In Front of the Camera Extras/Bit Player Agentur Filmgesichter | Johann...
  Extras/Bit Player Producer´s Friend GmbH Recherche Double

Awards production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Recipients Year Award Category  
Dennis Gansel 2018 Kikife Int. Kinderkinofesti... Panorama nominated
Dennis Gansel 2018 Int. Filmfest Emden-Nordern... nominated
Dennis Gansel 2018 Filmfest München [de] Kinder-Medien-Preis. Beste ... won
Dennis Gansel 2018 Festival des deutschen Film... Kinderfilme nominated

Release dates production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
Premiere Germany (Movie Theater) 29.03.2018

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production info
 
first shooting day
17.10.2016  
last shooting day
07.02.2017  
  locations Berlin, München, Kapstadt  
  runtime 110 Min.  
  film boards Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg - production funding: 800.000 € (8/2016)
German Federal Film Board - production funding: 800.000 € (11/2016)
German Motion Picture Fund - production funding: 2.500.000 €
FilmFernsehFonds Bayern - distribution funding: 250.000 € (3/2018)
German Films - distribution funding: 8.500 € (6/2018)
FilmFernsehFonds Bayern - production funding: 1.024.087 € (10/2016)
Agency for Media, IT and Film Baden-Wuerttemberg - production funding: 450.000 € (10/2016)
German Federal Film Board: 4.000.000 €
Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg - distribution funding: 150.000 € (5/2018)
 
  budget ca. 27 Millionen €  
technical info  
  Colour/B&W colour  

External links production info | cast | crew | companies | projectdata | gallery | awards | links
   
websites
Facebook-Seite https://www.facebook.com/jimknopf.film/
FBW-Prädikat besonders wertvoll http://www.fbw-filmbewertung.com/film/jim_knopf_und_lukas_de...
trailers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swXnPXdQJrc
reviews
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