Mipcom: Beta, Wildside, Zeitsprung Launch ‘German Moon’

Variety | 10/14/2018 | Leo Barraclough
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Germany’s Beta Film, Italy’s Wildside, German production outlet Zeitsprung and the Isreali writer/creator trio Nadav Schirman, Ron Leshem and Amit Cohen have joined forces to launch “German Moon” at Mipcom. The series is inspired by the true story of former Nazi scientists who were behind NASA’s first manned mission to the Moon, with the focus on the scientists’ families, who travelled with them to the U.S.

The series starts in 1950 when sleepy town Huntsville, Alabama was overwhelmed by a wave of immigration: A convoy of buses with scores of German families on board crosses the Tennessee River. Most of them don’t speak English. The Germans, part of the technological elite of the fallen Nazi regime, are supposed to build ballistic missiles for the U.S. army – under the supervision of the CIA.

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Jan Mojto’s Beta Film, and Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Mieli’s Wildside have had a long partnership dating back to the political thriller series “1992,” which was followed by “1993”...
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