Susann Schimk and Jörg Trentmann founded the Berlin-based production company credo:film in 2001. They produce unique, appealing and emotional fiction and documentary films for cinema and television.

The films appear regularly on the most important documentary and feature film festivals in Germany and abroad and have received renowned awards, as the German Academy Award for ACCORDING TO PLAN and NOTHING ELSE MATTERS; the Max Ophüls Award for TORPEDO and WE; the Robert Geisendörfer Award for 7 BROTHERS and several nominations for the Grimme Award and Prix Europa i.e. for UNDER CONTROL, AFTER THE FIRE and ABOUT A GIRL.

The CEOs are members of the German Film Academy and the European Film Academy.

credo:films are made to last.

In 2016 Susann Schimk founded the production company solo:film GmbH: