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 ~

May 30 40th Munich Filmfest (06/23 - 07/01/2023): We will announce our complete program on June 13 - ticket sales will start shortly afterwards. You can find all the films and series that have been released so far under Program 🎞 "Good Friends - The Rise of FC Bayern" premieres on Mon, June 26, 5:15 pm in the Gloria Palast, and will screen again on Wed, June 28, 11:45 am in the HFF Cinema 1. The first 3 episodes of the RTL+ series will be shown.
May 23 Today, the story of 15th Kroatien Krimi (Split Homicide) - "Scheidung auf Kroatisch" (WT) for German TV network ARD was released. Source (in German)
May 22 Selfie from Maximilian Brückner in his dressing room prior to the last performance of the "Brandner Kaspar" play for the 2022/23 season in Munich today: You have to be able to age! Since 2006 @volkstheater #brandnerkaspar: Instagram
May 9 The 6-part TV series "Gute Freunde: Der Aufstieg des FC Bayern" (previously: "Gute Freunde - Die wahre Geschichte des FC Bayern München") will have its premiere on June 26 at the upcoming 40th Munich Filmfest. The screening will include the first three episodes of the series.
– Today, its productions company UFA Fiction released a first film still, featuring Maximilian Brückner (manager Robert Schwan), Paul Wellenhof (Sepp Maier), Markus Krojer (Gerd Müller), Moritz Lehmann (Franz Beckenbauer), Jan-David Bürger (Paul Breitner), Max Hubacher (Uli Hoeneß), and Michael A. Grimm (club president Wilhelm Neudecker), also statements from producers Sebastian Werninger and Nico Hofmann and its story line. Source
– The website for the series at the Filmfest München (23.6. - 1.7.2023) has three more set stills (one also with Maximilian Brückner), and the screening dates: Premiere on Mon 26.6., 17:15h, Gloria Palast, and a 2nd screening on Wed 28.6., 11:45h, HFF Kino 1.
May 8 Maximilian Brückner's next project, as announced by his agency Lambsdorff today, will be the 15th Kroatien Krimi (Split Homicide) - "Scheidung auf Kroatisch" (WT) for German TV network ARD. It stars Jasmin Gerat, who filmed with Maxi "Die geschenkte Familie" (WT) / "The Gifted Family" / "Christmas Time" / "Christmas Love" this March, and also features Sascha Geršak, who like him is also in the upcoming 6-part TV series "Gute Freunde - Die wahre Geschichte des FC Bayern München" (WT) for German streaming service RTL+. Source
May 4 "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Beer and Blood") will get a 2x90 min sequel, so far titled "Oktoberfest 1905" (WT). Written by Ronny Schalk, Dani Merkel, and Benjamin Seiler, again directed by Hannu Salonen, with a EUR 550.000 production funding from FilmFernsehFonds Bayern. Source, 3.5.23
Unfortunately so far no further information.
April 28 👏 Congratulations to Emilia Schüle on winning the Jupiter-Award 2023 as Best Actress, movie national - as voted by audiences - in Karoline Herfurth's movie "Wunderschön"! 🏆 Photo of Emilia on the red carpet, photo with her laudator Elsa van Damke, and photo with her trophy.
All national and international winners and more pictures from yesterday's award dinner with about 100 guests in Hamburg in the Altonaer Kaispeicher, moderated by Steven Gätjen, here.
April 23 Trailer of "Laufen" at Anna Schudt's Instagram account.
April 20 Maxi on the cover of the weekend issue of the weekly magazine "Hallo München". Source: Schumacher PR
April 17 "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. It is already available in the ZDF media library.
„Verdrängen ist das Dümmste, was man tun kann.“ Interview with Maximilian Brückner about this film in "Hallo München", 16.4.23
April 16 Movie poster at the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France for "Die Wannseekonferenz", which is opening as "La Conférence" in French cinemas on April 19.
April 4 Director Esther Gronenborn posted four pictures from filming with Maximilian Brückner and Jasmin Gerat in a train for "Die geschenkte Familie" (WT) on her Instagram account today.
March 31 Principal filming of German TV network ZDF's Christmas season 2023 movie "Die geschenkte Familie" (WT) / "The Gifted Family" / "Christmas Time" / "Christmas Love" (with Maximilian Brückner and Jasmin Gerat, based on an idea from Christoph Silber and Tracey Graves, directed by Ester Gronenborn) in the Czech Republic at the Schneekoppe mountain and in Prague ended yesterday. Only Jasmin Gerat already started filming for her next project in Croatia on March 22.
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 winners: Grimme-Institut
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

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German Website Updates: 5/23 "Scheidung auf Kroatisch" (Split Homicide) (WT) (NEW) ; 5/9 "Gute Freunde - Der Aufstieg des FC Bayern" ; 4/28 "Wunderschön" (Beautiful), "Die Wannseekonferenz" (The Conference) ; 4/25 "Laufen" (Running) ; 4/4 "Die geschenkte Familie" (The Gifted Family) (WT) ; 3/21/2023 "Riesending" (Giant Thing - Every Hour Counts) ; 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 ; 9/8 About Christian Stückl & the Munich Volkstheater ; 8/25 "Oktoberfest 1900" (Oktoberfest: Blood & Beer) ; 7/1 "Generation Beziehungsunfähig" (Commitment Phobia)

  Page created in April 2010 by EFi ; updated whenever News happen, even if only in Germany.
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