With 530 festivals and more than 120 awards Mogador’s producer Christoph Thoke has established a reputation to be a player that gets unique visions onto a global scale. Christoph has worked with highly acclaimed directors such as Rachid Bouchareb, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Bruno Dumont and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. His films have been officially selected for main competition in Cannes, Venice and Berlin and have been candidates for the European Film Award, the Golden Globe Award and the Foreign Oscar nomination.
So far, Christoph’s line-up comprises 18 titles, which he has been producing with partners in 21 countries. Two of his films won prizes in Cannes: “Lorna’s Silence” for Best Script (2008) and “Tropical Malady” for Jury Award (2004), “Tropical Malady” was also named Best Film of the Year 2004 by film magazine “Cahiers du Cinéma”
Apart from producing Christoph regularly works as moderator for ’The Producers Network’ of the Cannes Film Festival. He also has an extensive experience as tutor and consultant for teaching programmes and media training.
Christoph has served on the main jury of the 5th Dubai International Film Festival in 2008 and most recently on the international jury of the 31st International Film Festival of Durban/South Africa.
Christoph is both member of the European Film Academy and the German Film Academy.