in development



Multimedia Performance




Pre production - Documentary Film 2020



Pre production - Feature Film 2020



Series Image films / Documentation

Season 2019/2020



The body as archive

29.08.19 | Akademie der Künste Berlin



CARRE BLANC PRODUCTIONS is a film production company based in Cologne, Germany. Michael Maurissens is its owner and its executive Producer.


Michael Maurissens has more than 20 years of experience as a dance artist, evolving both in private and state institutions and as an independent artist since 2009.

He is founding member and co-artistic director of the MichaelDouglas Kollektiv, an unique dancers collective that breaks from the standard form of choreographer-led groups within the German dance scene and produces experimental works investigating collective creation process. Michael Maurissens is co founder of the ZAIK, an innovative structure in Cologne that focuses on training, production and dissemination in the field of contemporary dance.


Michael Maurissens graduated with best mentions in visual medias in September 2013 from the Academy of Media arts in Cologne, his studies focused on scenography, applied visual arts and documentary filmmaking.

Since 2010 he directs and produces films, experimental video works, performance documentations and involves himself in collaborative visual art projects.


Collaborations & Commissions

Angie Hiesl + Roland Kaiser Produktion

Cocoondance Company

Zentrum für Zeitgenössischen Tanz, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln

Eastman | Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

Jumping Frames International Dance Video Festival Hong Kong

Oper Leipzig

Leipziger Ballett

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Goethe Institut

Kunsthochschule für Medien Köln

The Forsythe Company

European Video dance Heritage

MichaelDouglas Kollektiv

Kulturstiftung des Bundes | Tanzfonds Erbe


Künstlerforum Bonn

Shanghai Ballet

Dance Theatre Heidelberg



Support for 'Hijras'

Modul Dance / EU Culture

Cologne City Council

Arts Foundation North-Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V.

Goethe Institute Bangladesh

Frauenkultur e.V.

National Performance Network (NPN)


Partners for The Atlas-Workshops of Agdz, Morocco

University Moulay Ismail, Meknes

University Ibn Zohr, Agadir

ITT/Technology Arts Sciences TH Koeln

DAAD / German Academic Exchange Service


Partners for 'Willy Tsao, a vision for modern dance in China'

Swatch Art Peace Hotel Shanghai

Guangdong Modern Dance Company

City Contemporary Dance Company Hong Kong

Beijing LDTX


Support for 'Aquamarin'

Arts Foundation North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)


Support for 'OF F LIGHT'

Zentrum für Austausch und Innovation Köln