Marcus Ammon

Managing Director

As Managing Director Content, Marcus Ammon assumes responsibility for the content of all Bavaria Fiction’s productions and projects.

From 2009 to 2021, Marcus Ammon worked for Sky Deutschland in the content department, where he was responsible for the section Original Production. Fictional in-house productions such as ”Das Boot“, ”Babylon Berlin“, ”Pagan Peak“ and ”8 Tage“ were developed and produced under Ammon’s guidance. In addition to this role, he represented the European production unit Sky Studios in Germany and Austria. Previously Marcus Ammon was in charge of the development and expansion of the film and series channels at Sky.

Before joining Sky, Marcus Ammon was Managing Director at MGM Networks Deutschland GmbH between 2003 and 2009. Prior to that, he served as Program Director at Universal Studios Networks Germany GmbH and was responsible for program acquisition and planning for the channels 13th Street und Studio Universal. Marcus Ammon spent the first four years of his professional career at broadcasters ProSieben and Kabel 1.

Marcus Ammon studied theatre, film and television studies, business administration and political science at the Ruhr University in Bochum.

Filmography (Selection)

seit 2017 Das Boot
2019 8 Tage
2018 Der Pass
2017 Babylon Berlin

Awards

2019

Winner Shanghai TV Festival - Magnolia Award for "Das Boot" - category "Best Foreign TV Miniseries"

2019

Winner Bavarian TV Award: "Special Prize of the Jury" for "Das Boot"

2019

Winner ROMY Award: "Prize of the Jury" for "Das Boot"

2018

GQ Award TV International for "Das Boot"

Team

Executive Assistant

Robert Küppers

Team Assistant

Tim Nauerz