PI-spirit Production International is a film production company based in Cologne and Hamburg, Germany. As specialists for corporate and advertising films and multi-media shows, we produce audio-visual experiences for our clients from a wide range of businesses and brands. They include agencies, corporations, industry, commerce, classic advertising and live communication.
BMW MINI at the IAA 2015
World Premiere of the new MINI CLUBMAN
The new MINI CLUBMAN celebrated its world premiere at the IAA 2015 in Frankfurt. In cooperation with The Content Lab and Wolf Productions, the motion graphics and post-production for the international press conference as well as the multi-media enactment at the trade show stand was conceptualized and realized by PI_spirit.
Twenty Years of My Life
Mercedes celebrates 20 years of the Sprinter
Mercedes Benz marked the 20th anniversary of the Sprinter with a celebration at the company’s plant in Düsseldorf. Special guests at the ceremony included Hannelore Kraft, the Prime Minister of North Rhine Westphalia and Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG. Contracted by the Cologne agency mu:d GmbH, PI_spirit was hired to produce the opening film and to conceptualize and deliver the overall design for the 60 meter wide, 180° panorama projection surface.
Courage in Photojournalism Award 2015
The Anja Niedringhaus – Courage in Photojournalism Award has been created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With this prize, the International Women’s Media Foundation pays tribute to the courage shown by women photojournalists who risk their lives documenting conflicts and wars.
(http:www.iwmf.org/heidi-levine-receives-first-iwmf-anja-niedringhaus-courage-in-photojournalism-award) The awards ceremony took place in Berlin with many leading personalities from the media and art worlds in attendance. CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour and ZDF journalist Barbara Hahlweg hosted the first ceremony and presented the inaugural award to Heidi Levine, an American freelance photojournalist based in Jerusalem. PI_spirit staged the media enactment of the awards ceremony.
General Assembly Bayer AG 2015
The path of Bayer AG to a Life Science company was one of the topics addressed at the 2015 meeting of shareholders. The media enactment on a 65 x 8 meter projection surface at the Koelnmesse was conceptualized and staged by PI_spirit in cooperation with the Cologne-based agency facts and fiction.
Welcome to Käfer TVC
The famous original Käfer store in Munich was the set location for a TV spot produced for Käfer Feinkost GmbH by PI_spirit in cooperation with the BMG Brand Management agency.
DACHSER - Trade show production for transport logistic 2015
The transport logistic exhibition in Munich is the leading trade show for logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management. On an 85meter long LED wall, PI-spirit produced a motion graphics animation all about the new, key visuals and services provided by the global player.
Goldener Stern (Golden Star)
The Cologne band Erdmöbel debuted its new Christmas song with an elaborately produced music film based on an idea and film script by Creative Director and PI-spirit Managing Director Martin Kaiser. Directed by Janosch Kreft, and including a guest appearance by the well-known German actor Juergen Rissman, the film tells the story of a boy between reality and fantasy. The film was shot in 4K using different camera systems, like ARRI Alexa, Canon and Blackmagic, in order to test the workflow in connection with VFX scenes in newly developed standard color space ACES.
Multi-media Installation for the Bayer Lounge in the BayArena
The Cologne agency facts and fiction created a multi-functional business room with an extraordinary concept in the Bay Arena for the Bayer Company. The media content with Motion Graphics Animation fort he Bayer subsidiaries and Bayer04 Leverkusen was designed and implemented by PI-spirit.
New Award for Dachser DACHSER image film - "CUT!!!"
What does a Chinese director in Hong Kong do when his studio set collapses? PI_sprit created an unusual story to produce the image film for the DACHSER logistics company.
At the 15th World Media Festival 2014 in Hamburg, the film won the gold intermedia globe Award.
The TOUR DE FRANCE 2013 with Schwalbe “ONE”
The bicycle tire manufacturer Schwalbe is the sponsor for this year’s broadcast of TOUR DE FRANCE on Eurosport. PI_sprit produced the spots featuring the new racing tires
“ONE” for the agency markt&werbung.
125! years - the inventor of the automobile - “I believe in the horse”
The corporate film that PI_spirit produced for Daimler AG to mark the birthday of the automobile deals with misconceptions and prejudices against grand ideas that shaped our society and honors the courage of the inventor, who triumphed over the resistance to his ideas.
The future-orientated topic “Lightweight Construction” is the focus of the new LANXESS image film. Inspired by nature, new technologies are creating solutions to help protect natural resources and reduce CO2 emissions. PI_sprit produced the film in cooperation with facts and fiction. At the 2013 World Media Festival in Hamburg, the film won the silver intermedia Globe Award in the category “Corporate Communications”.
Future – Energized by LANXESS
LANXESS – whose products are found in many areas of daily life - dares to look into the future with its new corporate film. PI_spirit produced the film “Future Energized by LANXESS” for the Cologne agency facts and fiction that addresses the global challenges of the future.
Bayer – 150 Years
For the 2013 Bayer AG general shareholder’s meeting, PI_sprit told the story of the company’s 150-year history through personal experiences that support the corporate claim “Science for a Better Life” and projected the film onto a 65x8 meter projection surface. The film won the 2013 Medienreport Gold Master of Excellence and the gold intermedia globe award at the 15th World Media Festival 2014.
125 Years of Daimler AG – The Invention of the Automobile.
The official ceremony at the Daimler Museum
Daimler AG marked the 125th birthday of the automobile with official ceremonies in the Daimler Museum and at their Headquarters in Stuttgart. The guest list included well- known national and international personalities from politics, business and public life.
Chancellor Angela Merkel was the evening’s guest of honor. In addition to producing the Opening Film, PI_sprit also created media installations, such as the Milestones Tunnel and pictorial worlds for the spectacular finale. The agency was mu:d – Büro für Ereignisse, Cologne, Germany
125 Years of Bosch
With Germany’s Federal President and the Prime Minister of the state of Baden Württemberg in attendance, Bosch celebrated its 125th anniversary and the 150th birthday of the company founder, Robert Bosch, in Stuttgart. One of the biggest creative challenges facing PI_spirit in the production of the Opening Film was the huge image format and the enormous size of the projection surface – 120 meters wide. The agency was BBDO Live. The event was awarded Gold at the 2011 EVA-Awards in the category “Corporate Events”.
"Deutschland bewegt Herbert"
By launching a prevention campaign on Facebook called Deutschland bewegt Herbert, the DGUV is appealing to teens and young adults to get more exercise. In short episodes, Herbert, the protagonist, tries out different forms of trendy exercises that are suggested to him by the Facebook community. PI_spirit was responsible for the project conception and realization in cooperation with the Bonn agency, Ketchum Pleon.
Learn more here – Episode Fitness Boxing - Film
SCHWALBE - GO TUBELESS
PI_spirit produced the product film for the new, tubeless bike tires TUBELESS from SCHWALBE – shot on location with RED Epic in 4k with professional cyclist Jens Voigt.
1’31” – Faith, Love, Hope is the name of the Web video competition that offers a forum for young YouTubers and filmmakers to test their ideas and artistic potential. On behalf of Farhouse Media GmbH, PI_spirit put 1Live Star Producer center stage in the competition’s trailer.