Ulrich SchwarzProducer & Head of Production, RISE PICTURES
Ulrich Schwarz is spearheading RISE PICTURES and serves as Producer & Head of Production for the company’s entire production slate and international co-productions. Most recently, Ulrich produced the sci-fi thriller STOWAWAY, directed by Joe Penna and starring OscarⒸ Nominees Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette, and co-produced Constantin Film’s high-end 3D animated adventure DRAGON RIDER, directed by Tomer Eshed and featuring Freddie Highmore, Felicity Jones and Patrick Stewart – both released in German theaters and available on Netflix worldwide in selected territories. Prior to his current role, Ulrich served as Creative Producer for UFA Cinema in Germany and produced Universal Pictures epic THE PHYSICIAN, directed by Philipp Stoelzl and starring Tom Payne, Ben Kingsley and Stellan Skarsgard. In 2019, Ulrich was selected for the prestigious Cannes Producers Network and he received his MFA from the UCLA Producers Program.