Turtle: The Incredible Journey (2009)

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TURTLE: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY is the story of a little loggerhead turtle, as she follows in the path of her ancestors on one of the most extraordinary journeys in the natural world. Max Knoth orchestrated and wrote additional music.

Calexico (2012)

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The last album Algiers by the band Calexico containes the CD Spiritoso, which is a concert recording with orchestra. Arrangements were made by Max Knoth.

Martin Dean (2015)

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Berlin based Band Martin Dean released their second album with orchestral arrangements by Max Knoth.

Rabbit and Rogue (2014)

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Max Knoth assisted Danny Elfman at the CD recording of this ballet.

Dear Reader (2013)

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Dear Reader, the band of award-winning songwriter Cherilyn MacNeil, releases the album We Followed Every Sound. The orchestral arrangements of this live recording of a concert with the Filmorchester Babelsberg were made by Max Knoth.

Koto Concerto (2010)

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Max Knoth orchestrated Ryuichi Sakamoto‘s Koto Concerto.
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Quatsch (2014) was nominated for the Deutscher Filmpreis 2015 as Best Children’s Feature Film

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Max Knoth arranged this song by Ingfried Hoffmann (Sesamstrasse), played by the NDR Bigband, for the movie Quatsch by Veit Helmer (Tuvalu, Absurdistan).

Workshop at 27th Filmfest Dresden (2015)

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Max Knoth held a workshop for sound design at the 27th Filmfest in Dresden (Min 1.).

Kari Bremnes at Nikolaisaal Potsdam (2015)

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Famous Norwegian songwriter Kari Bremnes performed with the Filmorchester Babelsberg at Nikolaisaal Potsdam. Max Knoth wrote the orchestral arrangements.

Vivianne Élisabeth Fauville (2015)

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Radioplay adapted and directed by Beate Andres. Music composed by Max Knoth.

Ballet Jeunesse (2015)

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For the Deutsche Grammophon Max Knoth was orchestrator and musical director at the recording for a project by Matthias Arfmann, who started the now famous “Recomposed Series” in 2005.

Tagesschau (2014)

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Max Knoth is the orchestrator of the new Tagesschau theme (min.11).

Flying Illusion (2013)

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Max Knoth did the orchestration and led the recordings for Flying Illusion.

Miss Sixty (2014)

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Max Knoth wrote the score for Miss Sixty with Iris Berben (Dir.: Sigrid Hoerner). For the credits he arranged the song C’est si bon for orchestra.

Andrea Schroeder (2014)

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Max Knoth arranged the concert of Berlin based singer Andrea Schroeder.

Tarzan (2013)

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Max Knoth orchestrated the music of David Newman for Tarzan.

German Short Film Award 2013 for FORST

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FORST by Ulu Braun with music composed by Max Knoth wins the German Short Film award 2013 as best experimental movie.

Die Kameliendame (2013)

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Max Knoth composed the music for the radioplay Die Kameliendame (The Lady of the Camellias) by Clemens Schönborn. Leading role was spoken by Sophie Rois.

Manon Lescaut of Thurdej (2013)

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Max Knoth composed the music for this radioplay based on the novel by Wsewolod Petrow. Director was Beate Andres.

Nils Frahm’s SHEETS EINS (2013)

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Composer  NILS FRAHM released a  sheet music collection of songs from his albums Wintermusik, The Bells and Felt. Max Knoth was responsible for the notation of this deluxe edition.

The Centenarian Who Climbed Out the Window and Vanished (2013)

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Max Knoth orchestrated this movie with music by Matti Bye.

FORST (2013)

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This surrealistic short movie by artist Ulu Braun has music throughout, which was composed by Max Knoth.

Orchestrating and recording Cloud Atlas (2012)

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Cloud AtlasMax Knoth did additional orchestration and recorded the music of Cloud Atlas, a movie by Tom Tykwer and the Wachowsky siblings. The music was composed by Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil and Tom Tykwer.

“Hörspielpreis der Kriegsblinden” 2012 for Testament

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The radioplay Testament by the Berlin based performance group She She Pop received the “Hörspielpreis der Kriegsblinden” (War blinded audio play prize). Max Knoth worked together with She She Pop on the adaption of the theatre play. He also did the editing and wrote additional music.

Shooting The Congress (2011)

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Max Knoth plays Bass in Ari Folman’s (Waltz With Bashir) new movie The Congress along with Robin Wright and Max Richter.

Die letzten schönen Tage (2011)

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The radioplay “Die letzten schönen Tage” (2013), written after the novel by Helmut Krausser, has music composed by Max Knoth.

Like in the movie “Short Cuts” several plots are combined to a story about isolation, life crisis and role models in times of globalization. The adaption was written and directed by Beate Andres. Musicians are Simonetta Ginelli and Oli Bott.

Der Verschollene (2011)

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“Der Verschollene” by Franz Kafka. A radioplay by Beate Andres for which Max Knoth made music and sounddesign.

Hapes zauberhafte Weihnachten (2010)

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Max Knoth composed the music for a short musical for Hape Kerkelings Christmas show “Hapes zauberhafte Weihnachten” on German TV station RTL. The show won the comedians award Deutscher Comedypreis 2011.

Gatecrasher (2010)

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Art movie by Erik Schmidt. Sound and music by Max Knoth.

Die Nachtigall und die Rose (2010)

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Music for an animated short film by Larisa Lauber based on the story by Oscar Wilde.

Kleiner Dodo (2008)

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Max Knoth composed the music for this animation movie together with Henning Lohner for Cartoon Film.

Der Verrückte, das Herz und das Auge (2006)

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Short movie by Annett Jung and Gregor Dashuber based on E.A.Poe’s story “The Tell-tale Heart”.

Liebeskind (2005)

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Max Knoth wrote the title song of this movie by Jeanette Wagner.

Hunting Grounds (2005)

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Art movie by painter Erik Schmidt. Max Knoth made sound and music.

Fräulein Phyllis (2004)

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Max Knoth wrote a jazz score for this black comedy from 2004 with actress Sophie Rois (Die Manns – Ein Jahrhundertroman, Liegen lernen, Drei). It was the debut feature film of Clemens Schönborn (Der letzte macht das Licht aus!).

Klaus Kuron – Spion in eigener Sache (2004)

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A documentary about the double agent Klaus Kuron with music by Max Knoth. Kuron was a german spy during the cold war. He also started working as a spy for the GDR. Thomas Knauf (Die Architekten, 1990) shot this documentary on location with Kuron himself.

Deutsche Frau (2003)

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Scenario by Jacques Palminger.

Prüfstand 7 (2001)

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The movie Prüfstand 7 (BRD 2001 / dir: Robert Bramkamp; starring Inga Busch) with Max’ first orchestral score, inspired by Thomas Pynchon’s Gravities Rainbow, shows the activites of the Germans from 1942 experimenting with rockets. Combining documentary with fiction we see the ghost of this created rocket, Bianca, searching for her roots in the world of today and starting a journey through technology and myths. A centerpiece of this movie is a music clip with Robert Forster of the Go-Betweens, for whom Max Knoth wrote an orchestral arrangement.