Stephan Hutter is Chairman of Prokino who in the past 30 years has transformed the entity into a leading powerhouse for high-quality entertainment in Germany. Prokino’s activities cover the whole spectrum of film business from development and production to theatrical and other channels of distribution such as video, television, VOD and future markets.
Stephan Hutter is Vice President of FIAD, the European association of distribution, and a board member of the VdF (German Association of Theatrical Distributors). He has also been awarded „Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres” for his achievements for French film culture in Germany.
Prokino was not only involved in production and/or distribution of the most important trendsetters in European cinema such as TRAINSPOTTING, LOLA RENNT and LE FABULEUX DESTIN D’AMÉLIE POULAIN, but has also contributed to the huge success of extraordinary films such as GOMORRA, BIENVENUE CHEZ LES CH’TIS, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. Just recently Prokino released the Cannes Winner I, DANIEL BLAKE by Ken Loach.