About us

brave new work is developing and producing feature films and documentary formats with national as well as international partners. Our films are provocative and thoughtful, funny and tragic, observing and exciting, entertaining and informative, while dealing with current issues from the fields of society, politics and culture.

brave new work productions have received various awards, like Max Ophüls Award, Studio Hamburg Award and Gerd Ruge Award. Many have been in competition at acclaimed film festivals like IDFA Amsterdam and Sundance Film Festival.

Mohammad Farokhmanesh


Born 1971 in Shiraz, Iran. Film Studies at Iranian Youth Film Institute, where he makes his first short films. From 1995-2001 Film Studies at Hochschule fuer Bildende Kuenste (HfBK) in Hamburg followed by two years as a production supervisor. Directed and produced several international and national documentaries and feature films. In 2004 he receives the Gerd Ruge Award of Filmstiftung NRW. Co- founder of brave new work.

Frank Geiger
Head of Production


Born 1969 in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. Film and Drama Studies in Munich. From 1995-1998 Direct-Response commercials (for BMG-Video, MTV, BBC). From 1989-2000 script reader and consultant (for Pro 7 Media, Tele München, Highlight Film) 2003 Participant of EAVE (European Advanced Training Programme for Producers) In 2004 he receives the Gerd Ruge Award of Filmstiftung NRW. Co- Founder of brave new work.

Armin Hofmann
Head of Development


Born 1968 in Lörrach/Südbaden, Germany. From 1990-93 Education in Photography. English and Drama Studies in Munich and Hamburg. Since 1996 various activities as reader, script writer and script consultant. Co- founder of brave new work.

Katharina Hoppe
Project Management


brave new work GmbH
Eimsbütteler Str. 63, 22769 Hamburg
+49 (0)40 48 40 19 00

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