Founded in 1991 in Amsterdam, Fortissimo Films has played a pivotal role in bringing Asian cinema to screens across the globe. Fortissimo specializes in film production and international sales as well as the management of international talents in China. The company has offices in Amsterdam and Beijing.
Fortissimo has distributed over the past 30 years the works of celebrated directors like Jim Jarmush, Peter Greenaway, Bela Tarr as well as Asian auteurs like Wong Kar Wai, Hou Hsiao Hsien, Tsui Hark, Kore-eda Hirokazu, Park Chan-wook, Wang Xiaoshuai and Ann Hui.
Fortissimo’s recent titles include Love after Love by Ann Hui, The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity by Guo Jingming, Inu-Oh by Masaaki Yuasa, Anima by Cao Jingling and Sexual Drive by Yoshida Kota.
Fortissimo’s Beijing based Talent Agency aims to connect a wide range of international artists (screenwriters, directors of photography, editors, music composers) and Chinese producers. The resulting collaborations represent new artistic and commercial possibilities for both talents and producers.