About

Founded in London in October 2016 ROCKET SCIENCE  has quickly become one of the top tier filmed entertainment companies engineered for production, finance, sales and distribution. Within the company’s first two years, it has financed, produced, sold and packaged eleven films.

ROCKET SCIENCE enjoys unique talent and producer relationships and is one of the few Europe based agencies that frequently bring high level talent packages to the marketplace.

Setting out to create a diverse range of quality content for modern film and television audiences, ROCKET SCIENCE is building a commercial and varied slate that boasts strong global appeal and quality taste across all of its media platforms and disciplines.

Who we are

Founded in London in October 2016 ROCKET SCIENCE  has quickly become one of the top tier filmed entertainment companies engineered for production, finance, sales and distribution. Within the company’s first two years, it has financed, produced, sold and packaged eleven films.

ROCKET SCIENCE enjoys unique talent and producer relationships and is one of the few Europe based agencies that frequently bring high level talent packages to the marketplace.

Setting out to create a diverse range of quality content for modern film and television audiences, ROCKET SCIENCE is building a commercial and varied slate that boasts strong global appeal and quality taste across all of its media platforms and disciplines.

Thorten Schumacher

Founder & CEO

Born in Cologne Germany, Thorsten Schumacher worked as a freelance music journalist before founding Sponge, a magazine for alternative music. He then started working in film production; initially, for Roger Corman’s Concorde-New Horizon Pictures in Los Angeles on various independent features in New York City, and eventually for Wim Wenders’ company Road Movies in Berlin.He then went on to study film producing at the Academy of Film and Television in Berlin-Babelsberg and at the American Film Institute Conservatory in Los Angeles and graduated from both with Master of Fine Arts degrees. His dissertation focused on German tax-based equity film funds – a subject about which he later published a book in Germany.

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