S.U.M.O. Film is an independent film production based in Berlin committed to bringing exceptional feature documentaries to domestic and international cinema and television.
In the future we will continue to develop and produce high-quality films and television programs with a signature note of individuality, spanning the genre spectrum from sophisticated entertainment to arthouse, in collaboration with partners from over 40 countries, including the BBC, PBS, CH4, FR3, RAI, TVE, DRS, ORF, CBC, NKT, HO and RTBF among many others.
Hubertus Siegert is a Berlin film based producer, author and director. After studies in history, art history and film at Berlin Free University and with a background as certified landscape architect he started his film career in the mid-1990s. Since the foundation of S.U.M.O. Film in 1997 he continues to produce and direct feature documentaries with a small but out-standing team of creatives. Hubertus Siegert was board member of the German Film Academy 2009-2017. Awards: Max-Ophüls-Preis, Best Documentary 2015, Metropolis Award 2015 Best Documentary Director, Nomination German Film Award 2015, Nomination Hessischer Filmpreis 2015.