Dear journalists, editors, YouTubers, bloggers, convention and filmfestival teams,
On this website we have gathered all the information about our productions for you. Our latest film Harley Quinn – Blazing Shadows also has a press release section with a ready-made press text that contains all the information you need for your articles. We also have a good selection of high resolution photos (behind the scenes, artworks, movie poster…) and screenshots from the movie for you to download.
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Harley Quinn – Blazing Shadows tells the story of Harley’s redemption from the Joker. Taking place about five years after her breakup from the Joker, it reveals that Harley has moved back to her hometown Brooklyn, where she grew up, and now lives in a relationship with her girlfriend, Poison Ivy. However, after all these years in her now quite “middle-class life,” she slowly starts to long for the good old days, when she robbed banks and was guided by great feelings for The Joker and had many great adventures.
As these feelings of doubts, pain and fear swirl around Harley, the audience experiences the awakening of Kitsune, the master of fire and fear. What Harley doesn’t know is that Kitsune draws his existence and power from her self-doubt. He digs deeper and deeper into Harley’s psyche until he finally meets her greatest fear: The Joker himself. For Harley, this turns into a fight against the dangerous love of the Joker. The film culminates with Harley having to decide a direction for her life. Will she remain in her new, self-determined life together with Poison Ivy or her old ego under the seductive leadership of the Joker?
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About 6.000 Euro (Self-financed)
Anomalie Art Club (Berlin, Germany)
Storage Loft (Berlin, Germany)
Kunstanstalt Köpenick (Berlin, Germany)
Lion’s Return is a live action Overwatch cinematic short film by Think Big Studios based on the original game characters of the Overwatch video game by Blizzard Entertainment. It tells a fan’s interpretation of how Reinhardt was introduced into the current story world of the game. Reinhardt’s character map Eichenwalde is the setting of the events. The narrative pick up and incorporate elements, memes and scenes of the Overwatch story world and their characters.
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National park Heimbach (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Braunfels castle (Hesse, Germany)
Eberbach Monastery (Hesse, Germany)
Hunting Castle Stift Ennenbach (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany)
Atelier ShiSha Rainbow (Berlin, Germany)
Think Big Studios was established in 2018 by two young eclectic producers: Thomas Bernecker and ShiSha Rainbow. We’re based in Berlin, Germany. Since then, we’ve been on a mission to produce powerful big screen adventures. When it comes to producing movies, the most important aspect for us isn’t only creating a visually captivating picture, it’s about developing a catching and profound story. Many filmmakers are able to create good-looking cinematography however we want to focus on capturing true emotions and creating undeniably believable character development. We’re on the pursuit of establishing our own unique German cinematic aesthetic. We aim to offer the viewer the space to escape the mundane and instead transgress into our provocative universe. Our radically proactive positive approach and Think Big mindset allows limitless possibilities despite small budgets. We are striving to do better on every new project so hop on board because the journey has just begun!
We’re a passionate collective of filmmakers based in Berlin, Germany. Established in 2018, we’re on a mission to produce powerful fantasy drama films for the big screen. We take audiences on breathtaking adventures to discover unknown worlds through film. With an international team of talented filmmakers behind Think Big, we’re passionate about crafting emotional, story-driven feature films and series for global audiences. It’s simple: Thinking BIG is in our DNA. From big dreams to even bigger achievements, we love breaking barriers.
Led by director-producer, Thomas Bernecker, and art directress-designer, ShiSha Rainbow, Think Big Studios makes use of an international team of innovators to see our films come to life. Having worked for renowned brands such as Walt Disney, BMW, Arte, and Red Bull, Thomas is our Head Thinker and is supported by ShiSha’s thought-leading design concepts and creativity. Our production and edit team consists of a variety of camera, sound, visual effects, make-up and costume specialists who work tirelessly to realize their passion for creating enchanting cinema.
We remain steadfastly dedicated to bringing captivating stories to the big screen with a focus on narratives that have yet to be told in the most compelling way. Having produced two internationally successful live-action FanFilms, we have built a loyal online following that we are incredibly proud of. Our very first FanFilm, Lion’s Return, is a dynamic interpretation of how Reinhardt was introduced into the current story world of the Overwatch game and has seen major international success. Our second FanFilm, Harley Quinn: Blazing Shadows, follows this success and explores the transformation of Joker’s sidekick into a stand-alone power woman – Harley Quinn. Moving forward, we champion a promising vision of creating our very own, original, home-grown content geared towards cinema release and online streaming.
We’re committed to developing a uniquely German cinematic aesthetic that doesn’t rest on the conventions of arthouse cinema nor the typical Blockbuster action and fantasy genres. We aim to re-invigorate the film industry with superior quality, highly cinematic films, offering the viewer a place to escape everyday life and indulge in a spectacular adventure. Drawing on Germany’s pre-war history of being one of the most important film locations in the world, we make use of the diverse German landscape as a motif in all of our films. The country’s story-book castles, mysterious forests, tranquil flowing rivers and natural diversity is the perfect location for stories that are made to sweep you away.
As we grow forward, Think Big Studios is excited to bring the world visually arresting cinema that captures the imagination of audiences around the globe. Our radically positive approach and Think Big mindset means that the possibilities are limitless. Always striving to achieve the impossible and bring you exceptional cinema, we can’t wait to embark on our next journey with you.
Thomas Bernecker is an award-winning German filmmaker, director and producer. With numerous international awards under his belt and experience working with notable names such as Walt Disney, Samsung, Red Bull, McDonald’s, Arte and BMW, he is fast becoming considered among the more influential German filmmakers of his generation. Thomas’s notable experience ranges from fantasy and adventure films, series and shorts to commercial work for renowned production houses.
Convinced that there is more to German films than arthouse cinema and the typical Blockbuster action and fantasy movies, he is devoted to developing a new aesthetic. His dream is to revive Germany’s reputation of being one of the most important film locations in the world by bringing the breath-taking landscapes of his birthplace to the big screen.
In 2018, Thomas collaborated with a passionate collective of filmmakers in Berlin to establish his filmmaking headquarters, Think Big Studios. Looking forward, he would like to lead his team to elevate the quality of locally-produced German content and to work side by side with streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Video, Disney+ and Apple to bring high-quality content into viewers’ homes.
ShiSha Rainbow is a multitalented artist with a very strong sense of aesthetics and an eye for the big picture. She started her journey in cosplay, where she began to build out her talents in various creative fields. Working in the film industry allowed her to build her skillset in makeup, costume and set design to a professional level. Since 2018, she has been working as an art directress, which includes managing all artistic departments to create cinematic formats.