The company “de Hadeln & Partners” was created to give a legal basis from Switzerland to the activities of Moritz and Erika de Hadeln in the field of festival organization and consulting. "de Hadeln & Partners" is registered since September 1st, 2007 at the Trade Registry (Registre du commerce du Canton de Vaud) under No. CH-550-1050573-9. It was formally registered at the Trade & Industry Office in Berlin (Germany) from 2001 to 2007.
The successful career of Moritz and Erika de Hadeln organizing Film Festivals and discovering new talents from Nyon to Venice, from Locarno to Berlin, provided a unique experience and knowledge.
Over the years and throughout the five continents, they have built an extended network of friends, partners and experts. With this unique background, they provide today invaluable know-how in supporting or advising a broad pallet of projects, whether of artistic or of logistic nature.
The company, among many other examples, can deliver complete Film Festival organizations, from budget to programming and promotion, undertake worldwide film selection for Festival and/or Special Events, organize Special Events and Tributes, coach new projects, provide expert evaluations, or improve Festival & Event branding as well as their marketing. “de Hadeln & Partners” operates independently or within existing groups and companies on multilingual projects, foremost in English, French, Italian or German.
Discovering new talents
Efficient organization is the key to the success of any film festival. Art, economy, industry not to mention too often also politics are all part of the mixture that make a festival. World travellers, during more than 35 years, Moritz and Erika de Hadeln have pioneered numerous innovations in festival organization while discovering many new talents.
This is the team that discovered and internationally promoted, among many others, the first feature films of directors...
...Joan Chen, Andreas Dresen, Roland Emmerich, Derek Jarman, Ang Lee, Mike Leigh, Pilar Miró, Godfrey Reggio, Alexander Sokurov, Lone Scherfig, Tsai Ming-liang, Gus Van Sant, Michael Winterbottom, Krzysztof Zanussi, Andrei Zvyagintsev and Zhang Yimou...
The story of a success
Special Events and Tributes
Events also require glamour. Life Time Achievement Awards and Tributes are one way to create it. But those sparkling moments involve beforehand delicate negotiations, careful planning and often up to the minute scheduling. During their career, this team organized many such magic moments.
Among others, they organized tributes to [in Berlin:] James Stewart (1982), Sir Alec Guinness (1988), Dustin Hoffman (1989), Gregory Peck (1993), Billy Wilder (1993), Sophia Loren (1994), Alain Delon (1995), Elia Kazan (1996), Jack Lemmon (1996), Kim Novak (1997), Catherine Deneuve (1998), Shirley MacLaine (1999), Jeanne Moreau (2000), Kirk Douglas (2001), [in Venice:] Dino Risi (2002), Michelangelo Antonioni (2002), Omar Sharif (2003), Dino De Laurentiis (2003) [in Montreal:] Michel Deville & Michel Brault(2005)...