Now based in Denmark, Katja Adomeit is a German film producer who has worked across Asia Pacific and Europe. She worked for Zentropa production company for six years, and when she graduated as a producer in 2012 from the alternative Danish film school Super16 she then founded Adomeit Film. She produced Anna Eborn’s Pine Ridge in 2013, which was selected for Venice Film Festival and won of Best Nordic Doc in Gothenburg, as well as Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure, which became an international success in 2014 and was nominated for a Golden GlobeTM and The Square in 2017, which won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or and was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film. She has collaborated with Afghan filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat on three projects including Not at Home as well as Wolf and Sheep and The Orphanage, both of which were nominated for the Best Youth Feature Film APSA.

Accolades

Shahrbanoo Sadat and Katja Adomeit
Best Youth Film, 2019

The Orphanage (Parwareshgah)

Best Youth Film, 2019

The Orphanage (Parwareshgah)

In the late 1980s, 15-year-old Qodrat lives in the streets of Kabul and sells cinema tickets on the black market. He is a big fan…

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Films

The Orphanage
2019

The Orphanage (Parwareshgah)

Afghanistan, Denmark, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Qatar
2019

The Orphanage (Parwareshgah)

In the late 1980s, 15-year-old Qodrat lives in the streets of Kabul and sells cinema tickets on the black market. He is a big fan…

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Wolf and Sheep
2016

Wolf and Sheep

Afghanistan, France, Sweden, Denmark
2016

Wolf and Sheep

Wolf and Sheep is the debut feature film of young Afghan filmmaker Shahrbanoo Sadat. Through the lives of shepherd children, the film portrays the society…

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