With legendary class and integrity, Hanns Wolters represented gifted people in theatre, film and television for over sixty years. Sadly, Hanns Wolters passed away in 2000, but he left the agency that bares his name in the very capable hands of Oliver Mahrdt who has continued the tradition of representing the finest artists in the entertainment industry.

At Hanns Wolters International we are committed to partnering with our clients for a lifetime of exemplary work. Since 1962 we continue to represent and promote clients, discovering international opportunities, submitting work to producer contacts, negotiating contracts and licenses, seeking out new markets and audiences for each of our clients work, and to offer experienced counsel to each client in regard to their individual career choices. We continue to develop and encourage new work and new talent.


Opening Hanns Wolters Exhibition, Leo Baeck Institute, New York, NY
Marlene Dietrich
Josh Alscher on set!
German Films Party at Hamptons Film Festival 2005: Oliver Mahrdt, Alec Baldwin
Max Riemelt, Coney Island (c Karin Kohlberg Photography)
Oliver Mahrdt, Gina Rowlands

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September 7, 2012: Agency topper flies German flag in U.S.
Toronto Daily Spotlight 2012: Hanns Wolters Intl. @ 50

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Besides Hanns Wolters Intl., Oliver Mahrdt is also the North American rep for German Films Service + Marketing, the official body that promotes Teutonic films and filmmakers worldwide. Per Mahrdt, he “answers all questions German! I get new films into fests, get them exposure, help facilitate directors, promote the max out of them!” Given the multi-voiced shareholders behind GFS+M, this is not always easy: “Sometimes,” says Mahrdt ruefully, “I see films that don’t cross my desk and I wonder why. But then again: Germany produces so many films each year.” Read full article.

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