LEITMOTIF Creators and LEITMOTIF Consultants stand for effective multimedia brand identities, the development of original communication concepts and premium TV docutainment as well as professional implementation of moving-image formats, whatever their complexity or size. As a company of the Constantin Medien AG media group, we have access to a comprehensive network of resources which give our clients the edge. They can enjoy the benefits of a highly flexible and dynamic consulting and creative agency, combined with the experience and innovative capacity of a large, established production and media house with all its technical possibilities.
HOW WE WORK
We bring passion to every project we work on. From the very first meeting with the client right through to the final, successful result. Appreciation and integrity as the foundation of our corporate culture form the basis for a successful business partnership.
WHAT WE BELIEVE
A good concept is like a good suit – a perfect fit.
Films that really inspire people have two key ingredients: passion and experience.
Storytelling makes all the difference in brand communication.
Enduring brand experiences come from dialogue between equals. Not from advertising messages.
Smart project management always harmonises creativity and costs.
Credibility matters. More than ever.
Wowing people, to lastingly convince them – that’s what drives us. Using the power of innovative stories and moving images, we aim to help our clients make an impact – turning anonymous audiences into loyal brand fans.
OUR WORLD IN NUMBERS
LEITMOTIF Creators is founded
wooden pallets used to make our office desks
seconds of production a year
original ideas a month
miles flown for worldwide shoots in 3 months
grams of creative brainpower
years of professional experience between our team
Stephan Katzmann has directed the commercial agendas at LEITMOTIF Creators since 2016. The experienced business school graduate brings his extensive expertise in business development, controlling and accounting to the company, ensuring that the financial management is analytically sound and strategically oriented. He joined Constantin Film AG as Senior Controller in 2005, took over as Head of Finance & Accounting in 2008, and was appointed Managing Director Finance of Constantin Film Verleih GmbH and Constantin Film Produktion GmbH in 2013. Since 2016 Stephan has also held the role of Commercial Director of Sport1 GmbH, Sport1 Media GmbH and PLAZAMEDIA GmbH.
Christian Gruber has been managing director of LEITMOTIF Creators GmbH since October 2018. In January, he joined the Constantin Medien Group, initially as Senior Director Client Sales and member of the Executive Board of Sport1 Media GmbH, which he also took over in October. The graduate lawyer and Germanist looks back on more than twelve years in communication and marketing for the football clubs 1. FC Köln, VfL Bochum 1848 and 1. FC Kaiserslautern. Most recently, Christian Gruber was Managing Director of the Layenberger Nutrition Group and, from 2014 to May 2017, Managing Director Marketing and Communications at sports betting provider Tipico.
Matthias Reichert has been managing director of LEITMOTIF Creators GmbH since January 2019. In 2017, he moved from Sport1 Media GmbH to LEITMOTIF, where he was responsible for establishing the consulting business. Previously, he built up direct customer sales at Sport1 Media GmbH, also a subsidiary of Constantin Medien AG, as Director Media Sales Clients. Before that he headed in various positions, among others. as Head of TV and Deputy Director Media Sales, the marketing activities of the SPORT1 brand. Previously, he was Head of Key Accounts and from 2004 to 2007 as Sales Manager at the former DSF Deutsches SportFernsehen GmbH (today Sport1 GmbH).
OUR SUCCESS STORIES
New series format for Red Bull, 2016
“More than just big pictures”
PLAZAMEDIA image film, 2016
“Road to Berlin”
Making of the Champions League Final, 2015