your worldwide revenues
We assume the collection of worldwide revenues from the exploitation of films, series and other audiovisual works
We are independent
i.e. not affiliated to other companies, banks, institutions etc.
We are neutral
i.e. equally committed to all our clients
We are experts
as our managing directors are experienced lawyers and consultants in the international media business
in separate escrow accounts
We keep a separate escrow account for each production
i.e. any cross-accounting of your funds is excluded,
no third party access to your funds in case of insolvency of others
We render accounting statements and pay out revenues
to sales agents, producers, co-producers, investors, public funding institutions, banks, writers, directors, actors and others entitled to revenues
We render statements easy to understand and fully reflecting your recoupment schedule
We pay out reliably, regularly and on time
We work clearly and traceably
i.e. we depict in detail and comprehensively all incoming and outgoing payments on the collection account
And also confidentially
our clients have full control over their data and decide with whom they want to share them. All data and information are subject to strict German rules for collection and data protection
at reasonable fees
Our fees generally consist of a one-time upfront fee and a reasonable percentage of collected receipts. Talk to us about it in your individual case.
Dr. Stefan Rüll
active in the film and TV-industry since many years, first as Managing Director and General Counsel of the POLYPHON TV Group in Hamburg as well as at the SENATOR Group in Munich and Berlin, since 1996 owner of RÜLL LAW OFFICE in Berlin specializing in international media productions. State-registered collection agent.
Volker Otte, born 1962 in Hamburg. First and second state law examination in 1990 and 1993 respectively. Afterwards Senior Civil Servant of the City of Berlin, ultimately in the Chancellery of the Berlin Senate with the governing mayor. From 1995 to 1998 head of the legal department of the German Federal Film Board (FFA), then proxy holder and founder of the film funding department at Road Movies Filmproduktion. Since 2002 lawyer in Berlin specializing in public film funding. State-registered collection agent.
OnTrust Inkasso- und Abrechnungsgesellschaft mbH
T +49-30-2362 6784