Moritz Polter

Moritz Polter

Managing Director & Executive Producer, Windlight Pictures GmbH

In June 2021, Moritz Polter launched the Munich based premium scripted label Windlight Pictures with ITV Studios. From this new venture coming in 2023 is Night in Paradise, a dark, edgy drama based on Frank Schmolke’s graphic novel and commissioned by Lionsgate+ as its first ever German-language original. 

Previously, as Executive Producer International Television Series at Bavaria Fiction, Moritz led the creation, development and funding for international drama co-productions such as Arctic Circle, Freud, and the critically acclaimed and award-winning high-end drama series Das Boot (Sky).

Named among Variety’s Top 10 Global Creatives to Watch in 2018, he has won accolades like the ROMY Award for Best Producer TV-Fiction for Freud and the Magnolia Award Best Foreign TV Film/Miniseries for Das Boot.

Moritz Polter is a regular jury member of the International Emmy Awards and Rockie Awards at Banff World Media Festival and a frequent speaker at industry events.