Benjamin Herrmann studied directing at the Munich Academy for Film and Television. During his time at ProSieben and Senator, he produced, executive produced and distributed films like Manitou's Shoe (2001) - one of Germany's most successful films - directed by Michael 'Bully' Herbig and Oliver Hirschbiegel's The Experiment (2001).
In 2006, Herrmann set up his own production and distribution company, Majestic. To date, Majestic’s films, such as Doris Dörrie's Cherry Blossoms (2008), Philipp Stölzl's North Face (2008), Sherry Hormann's Desert Flower (2009) and Florian Gallenberger's John Rabe (2009) have reached more than 7.5 million admissions in German cinemas and won 11 German Academy Awards.
Herrmann is a member of the European Film Academy and was appointed chairman of the German Film Academy in 2015. He’s a board member of the association of film distributors and of the German Federal Film Board.Visit Benjamin's IMDb page