in search of : Maximilian Brückner

Maximilian, Maxi (in his family and according to his agency), Max Brückner, Bruckner / Brueckner
(in English speaking countries)

German Actor, Director, Musician, Dancer and also proud native Bavarian
"Bayerische Sahneschnitte"
- "Schuhplattler der Herzen" - "Prince Charming"


Maxi about Maxi (in German)



Films and other work for TV


Books on Tape / Radio

Who can judge whether the signature is really from Maximilian Brueckner??

Photos - a project in the making

Maxi and I (in Bavarian)

German Filmball


Links to other sides of Maxi's Life

His Agency/Management

His PR Agency

His official Facebook page

On Instagram - here & here



"I hob hoit des Pech g'habt und des Glück, dass i hoit nix anders konn, ois a bissl rumspuin und auf der Bühne rumhupfn." M.B.

Interview with Maximilian Brückner
for the German section of this website.
Interview on January 17, 2014 for his new film "Und Äktschn!", which opened in German and Austrian movie theatres on Feb 6, 2014.
Max Brueckner
Exclusive Interview with Maximilian Brückner
(in Bavarian) for the German section of this website.
Interview date was in late January 2012, but due to a string of unforeseen circumstances, publishing it was delayed till early March 2012.

~ News ~

March 22 "Die Wannseekonferenz" / "La Conférence" is featured on the cover and in the issue n°4065 – 17 mars 2023, of the French movie magazine 'Le Film Français'. Also, the film is coming to French cinemas from April 19 on.
Source: Producer Friederich Oetker on Instagram: Quel honneur! LA CONFÉRENCE dans LE FILM FRANÇAIS et au cinema le 19 Avril!
March 21 The winners of the 59th Grimme-Preis 2023 (a prestigious German TV award) were announced today. "Die Wannseekonferenz" (The Conference) won in the category 'Fiction'. The award presentation will take place on April, 21 in the Theater der Stadt Marl. All 16 winners: Grimme-Institut and
March 18 #diegeschenktefamilie #thegiftedfamily #christmastime #prag #prague #atwork
Screenshot of Maximilian Brückner and Jasmin Gerat filming in a café in Prague, the director can be seen from behind in the foreground. Video source: director Esther Gronenborn and screenwriter Christoph Silber on Instagram, 17.3.23
March 16 "Die geschenkte Familie" (AT) / "The Gifted Family": Screenshot of Maximilian Brückner and Jasmin Gerat on a ski slope on the Schneekoppe mountain
Source: Jasmin Gerat on Instagram, 15.3.23
March 11 More about "Die geschenkte Familie" (WT) / "The Gifted Family" / "Christmas Time":
- From director and screen writer Christoph Silber (Author, Emmy-Winning Filmmaker): Happy writers, happy actors 🌟 Cameras are rolling overseas for my first script collab with the wife! @traceylove.dgafs joined us via facetime for the table read in Germany a few weeks ago. „The Gifted Family“ is a pretty unusual Christmas movie inspired by our own family journey. So grateful to have such wonderful lead actors as @jasmingerat and @bruecknermaximilian and our passionate director @esthergronenborn on board - along with my old friends from @producersatwork and of course the go-to network for emotional depth in storytelling: @zdfmediathek #filmmaking #screenwriting #truestory #christmasmovies #silberloveproductions #traceygraves #chrissilber. Instagram, 8.3.23 (with photos from set and with his wife Tracey Graves)
- From Czech production company Mia Film: New article @blickpunktfilm “Drehstart für „Die geschenkte Familie“ (AT) im Auftrag des ZDF” and 🎬 picture from the set. Shooting in Prague ends this week and will move to mountains 🏔️ from coming Monday ❄️ ⛷️ 🥶 #producersatwork #zdf #firstclap #tvmovie #esthergronenborn #stanislavhonzik #czechfilmfund #czechfilmcommission. Instagram, 8.3.23
- From actress Maxi Geithner: „Our eight hours in a nutshell“ 🎥🎞️ @jasmingerat @bruecknermaximilian @ulrichfassnacht Einmal Prag hin und zurück, mit einem Haufen guter Vibes & Erinnerungen an einen sweeten Drehtag mit diesen Lieben. Inszeniert von der wunderbaren @esthergronenborn Eine so sanftmütige und liebevolle Regisseurin. Das war toll mit dir zu arbeiten, nur viel zu kurz 😘 Danke #bünkerbande #berlin für euer stetes Vertrauen in mich. Production: Producers at Work. Titel: Chrismas Time. Habt eine schöne Drehzeit! #chrismastime #dreharbeiten #drehtag #zugspitze #prague #prag #producersatwork #uwebünkercasting. Instagram, 10.3.23 (with photo l. Maxi Geithner, b. Jasmin Gerat, r. actor Ulrich Faßnacht, f. Maximilian Brückner)
- From director Esther Gronenborn: #Film #SetLife #Prague #NightShoot #Crew #NewProject. Instagram (with two b&w pix of Maximilian Brückner in a café)
March 9 Finally a new project! It is a movie for German TV network ZDF's Christmas season 2023: "Die geschenkte Familie" (WT) with Maximilian Brückner, Jasmin Gerat and Sabine Vitua. It is currently filming in the Czech Republic at the Schneekoppe mountain and in Prague till March 30. Sources: ZDF press release, and Blickpunkt:Film (with a set picture), 8.3.23
Feb 18 Maximilian Brückner at the Berlinale 2023 (73th Berlin International Film Festival):
- Opening Night on 16.2.23: Gala, RTL and Ufa Germany held their own opening party on the opening night of the Berlin Film Festival at the Hotel Stue. Maximilian Brückner on APA-Picturedesk, and with Rick Okon on AEdT
- Maximilian Brückner at the FilmFernsehFonds Bayern reception in the Bavarian Representation in Berlin on February 17th, 2023. He speaks in one of the last posts in the video clip. Screenshot
- ARD Blue Hour in the Museum für Kommunikation Berlin, 17.2.23: Photos with Jessica Ginkel and Tim Oliver Schultz 01, 02, 03, 04 ; Photos with Philip Hochmair 01, 02, 03, 04
- Photos with Tobias Van Dieken and Tim Oliver Schultz: Instagram, 18.2.23
- Maximilian Brückner: Met Mr. @runetemte. What a cool guy! #Berlinale2023. Instagram, 18.2.23 (Rune Temte - Actor. Bittelig in Time Bandits, Bron-Char in Captain Marvel and Ubba in the iconic Netflix TV series The Last Kingdom)
- Maximilian Brückner: Finally off,off,off Berlinale - thanks to my niece to the party and happy birthday 🎉🎁🎂🎈🎊 And much love to all @berlinale skunks 🤙 @linusherbig @tobias_van_dieken @timolischu @neuesuper @dersuperfabian @friedrichmuecke @oliver.berben @doris_doerrie @elyas_mbarek @tryselfizzel @unterberger_anna @stephanluca_official @minatander @johannes_bonke @kendu79 @aaronhilmer @karoline_schuch @runetemte And many more 🥳 Thx to @ufa_production @ard_degeto @studiobabelsberg @cartier @bulgari @medienboard @constantinfilm #Berlinale #actor #agenturlambsdorff #skinks. Videoclip on Instagram, 21.2.23
Feb 16 🎫 Ticket sales for the "Culture Summer 2023" in the Oberammergau Passion Theatre (where the Passion Play took place last summer), with performances of "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" (a takeover from the Munich Volkstheater), "Julius Caesar" from William Shakespeare (with locals) - both directed by Christian Stückl, and the "Heimatsound Festival" have started today. Schedule and tickets
Feb 15 "Wunderschön" (Beautiful) made it to no 2 of the Top 100 German Films list 2022 with 1.665.080 sold tickets since opening on Feb 3, 2022. No 1 is "Die Schule der magischen Tiere 2" with 2.376.607 sold tickets. The overall no 1 in Germany 2022 is "Avator: The Way of Water" with 4.532.531 sold tickets since opening on Dec 14. The full list. Source: FFA press release, 15.2.23
Feb 14 "The Conference" - From executive producer Oliver Berben: Multiple Award winning film "Die Wannseekonferenz" is the most watched feature film on German TV in 2022, and is sold to more than 100 counties, including USA, Japan, China and Israel! Source (in German): ZDF-Presseportal, 13.2.23
Jan 28 "After Hours" in the Literaturhaus in Munich on 26.01.2023 – Photos of Maximilian Brückner with director David Dietl (Funeral for a Dog, Gute Freunde - Die wahre Geschichte des FC Bayern München). Photo 1, photo 2, photo 3, photo 4 from Brauer Photos
Jan 26 "Laufen" (Running), directed by Rainer Kaufmann, written by Silke Zertz based on Isabel Bogdan's novel, with Anna Schudt, Katharina Wackernagel, Maximilian Brückner, Gaby Dohm, Michael Abendroth, Victoria Trauttmansdorff, Kai Schumann, which premiered at the Munich Filmfest in June 2022 will have its TV premiere on German TV network ZDF on Monday, April 24, 2023. Source: Schumacher-PR
Jan 21 "Die Wannseekonferenz" (Constantin Television / ZDF) is nominated in the category 'Fiction' for the prestigious German TV award Grimme Preis 2023.
Also, gaffer Manuel Nevosad is nominated for lighting design for "Riesending - Jede Stunde zählt" (Senator Film / BR/ARD Degeto/SWR/SRF/ServusTV) in the category 'Fiction Special'.
Winners of the 59th Grimme-Preises will be announced on March 21, and the award presentation will take place on April, 21 in the Theater der Stadt Marl. Source: Grimme-Institut on Instagram, 19.1.23
Jan 16 🎟 "Die Wannseekonferenz" will screen as "Wannsee-Konferencen" starting on Jan 19, 2023 at various locations in Denmark (in German with Danish subtitles): DK-Trailer
🎟 "The Conference" will screen at the upcoming 10th JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival, 'in person' (-> new date and new location!) on Jan 29, 2023 @ 12:45pm at the Landmark Theatres at the Glen, 1850 Tower Drive, Glenview, IL 60026, Tel. (224) 488 3386, and streaming Thu, Jan 26 @ 12:01am – Sun, Jan 29 @ 11:59pm (in German with English subtitles). Although the streaming presentation is restricted to viewers with an IL or NW Indiana internet IP address. US-Trailer
Jan 11 🎟 "Die Wannseekonferenz" - Producer Friederich Oetker: Big in Japan! THE CONFERENCE is coming to Japanese Theatres next Friday. Source: Instagram, 11.1.23 & elkin_tmyk
Jan 10 🥳 Happy Birthday Maxi 🎊 Apparently to mark this event, photographer Christian Hartmann has released more new stills of him on Instagram
Jan 9 Maximilian Brückner: Enjoy the show! @ Münchner Volkstheater. Video on Instagram 🙃
Jan 9 Podcast with Florian Brückner (younger brother of Maxi - and as friendly and charming as he): In addition to his main job as a paramedic with the Red Cross, Florian regularly slips into new identities - as an actor for film and television. Not only does he work regularly under the direction of Marcus H. Rosenmüller, but he has also stood in front of the camera with Hollywood great Christoph Waltz. In this interview, Florian gives insights into the compatibility of acting, the rescue service and family life, and explains why it is priceless to work with his brother Maximilian Brückner for stage and screen. You can listen to it on JÄM or on German Spotify
Jan 8 "Riesending – Jede Stunde zählt" / "Giant Thing" .... in the media libraries: Play Suisse (Switzerland), Servus TV (Austria) part 1 / partl 2, and the ARD-Mediathek (Germany) part 1 / part 2
Jan 6 Indoor-Inliner-Hockey of some members of the Riederinger Musikanten with Tobias Van Dieken and Dominik and Maximilian Brückner 😆: Video in slow motion and winners photo on Maxi's Instagram account and the original on Tobias' account.
Jan 4 Maximilian Brückner on Instagram today: Who‘s the black sheep? #sheepsmanicure  Photo with sheep and video clipping its claws
Jan 2 From Susanne Wiesner, Tobias van Dieken and Maximilian Brückner on Instagram: In diesem Sinne ein aufregendes neues Jahr 2023 😂 Video @ Susanne or @ Tobias or @ Maxi. Screenshot
Jan 1, 2023 Maxi's birthday is on Janaury 10. He'll turn 44 years young this year. If you want to send greetings and best wishes, send those to his agency: Maximilian Brückner, c/o Agentur Lambsdorff, Frei-Otto-Str. 10, 80797 Munich, Germany. Or either @ Fanmail

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German Website Updates: 3/21 "Die Wannseekonferenz" (The Conference), "Riesending" (Giant Thing - Every Hour Counts) ; 3/18 "Die geschenkte Familie" (The Gifted Family) (WT) (NEW) ; 3/13 "Laufen" (Running) ; 2/15/2023 "Wunderschön" (Beautiful) ; 12/30/2022 Magazines, Photos ; 11/22 "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - Play, in the new theatre, "Der Brandner Kaspar und das ewig' Leben" - Play, 2005-2020 ; 10/2 "Gute Freunde - Die wahre Geschichte des FC Bayern München" (WT) ; 9/8 About Christian Stückl & the Munich Volkstheater ; 8/25 "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Blood & Beer) ; 7/1 "Generation Beziehungsunfähig" (Commitment Phobia) ; 5/1 "Kommissarin Lucas - Goldrausch" (Gold Rush)

  Page created in April 2010 by EFi ; updated whenever News happen, even if only in Germany.
Latest: March 22, 2023