Newen Studios Invests in The Gryphon Producer Dog Haus


Newen Studios has set up Spark Studios and acquired a majority stake in the German producer Dog Haus.

Launched in July 2021, Dog Haus is a scripted production company based in Berlin and Munich. It is behind the series The Gryphon (with W&B for Prime Video).

Spark Studios has Flare Film’s CEO Martin Heisler and Eva Kemme as CEOs, bundling Newen Studios’ German activities.

Sebastian Marka, Erol Yesilkaya and André Zoch, Dog Haus founders, said: “Dog Haus is a production label for creatives who aspire to tell exceptional stories. We aim to consistently produce television, multimedia, cinematic films and series with the highest artistic standards and thematic relevance. Dog Haus stands for ‘elevated genre,’ consciously positioned between arthouse and suspenseful entertainment. We are proud and very happy to pursue these creative goals in the Newen and Spark family.”

Heisler, CEO of Spark Studios, said: “We are delighted that Sebastian, Erol and André have decided to become part of the Newen/Spark family. We want to work with exceptional talents on exciting projects and, as part of a strong European Producers Network, help them to turn their visions for outstanding films and series into a reality.”