MAD HEIDI Updates

MADDO HAIJI – Japanese Teaser

MADDO HAIJI – Japanese Teaser

Oct 02, 2020Johannes Hartmann

Check out the Japanese Teaser for MAD HEIDI!

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Mad Invest Launch at Zurich Film Festival

Mad Invest Launch at Zurich Film Festival

Sep 29, 2020Johannes Hartmann

We have launched Mad Invest at Zurich Film Festival. if you missed the live stream, you can watch...

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Mad Invest Pre-Launch

Mad Invest Pre-Launch

Sep 23, 2020Johannes Hartmann

The pre-launch for MAD INVEST is now open! Sign up on invest.madheidi.com to get early...

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Mad Talk with Tero Kaukomaa

Mad Talk with Tero Kaukomaa

Sep 19, 2020Johannes Hartmann

The producer of Mad Heidi talks about iron Sky and how to revolutionize the film...

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The Mad Invest Game

The Mad Invest Game

Sep 16, 2020Johannes Hartmann

The revolution begins on September 29. To explain how Mad Invest works, we created a...

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Swissploitation Films presents...

Swissploitation Films presents...

Sep 14, 2020Johannes Hartmann

  This is Swissploitation Films, our new studio behind MAD HEIDI! Last weekend, we have presented...

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Producers Blog - from Iron Sky to Mad Heidi

Producers Blog - from Iron Sky to Mad Heidi

Sep 10, 2020Tero Kaukomaa

  Our producer Tero Kaukomaa (Iron Sky) has a few words to say about the future...

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A message from the director

A message from the director

Sep 02, 2020Johannes Hartmann

Since launching the MAD HEIDI crowdfunding campaign, we have been overwhelmed by the passion and...

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Mad Talk – German-speaking Edition #1

Mad Talk – German-speaking Edition #1

Aug 16, 2020Johannes Hartmann

In the first german-speaking episode of our Mad Talk Podcast (English subtitles available), MAD HEIDI...

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Happy Swiss National Day

Happy Swiss National Day

Aug 01, 2020Johannes Hartmann

  My fellow Swiss citizens, You may remember me as the cute little girl who...

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Get ready for Mad Summer Sale!

Get ready for Mad Summer Sale!

Jul 25, 2020Johannes Hartmann

As a thank you to all the people who have supported us this far, we...

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Mad Talk Podcast Episode #1

Mad Talk Podcast Episode #1

Jul 19, 2020Johannes Hartmann

The first Episode of our Mad Talk Podcast is now available on Spotify and YouTube (more...

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Trent Haaga joins MAD HEIDI

Trent Haaga joins MAD HEIDI

Jul 13, 2020Johannes Hartmann

The COVID cloud had us all locked down, and that meant even MAD HEIDI has...

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Mad Masks are here!

Mad Masks are here!

Apr 24, 2020Johannes Hartmann

We're proud to present the winning design of our COVID-19 Fan Art Contest! This design...

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Fan Art Contest: The nominees

Fan Art Contest: The nominees

Apr 17, 2020Johannes Hartmann

    Last week, we have announced a COVID-19 Fan Art Contest and asked our...

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COVID-19 Fan Art Contest

COVID-19 Fan Art Contest

Apr 09, 2020Johannes Hartmann

It's a challenging time for everyone, trying to stay safe and healthy – but why...

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We're hiring! Digital marketing expert wanted!

We're hiring! Digital marketing expert wanted!

Apr 01, 2020Johannes Hartmann

Are you familiar with Google Ads, Facebook, Reddit, etc.? Do you know how to get...

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Heidi vs. The State: The Groundbreaking Verdict

Heidi vs. The State: The Groundbreaking Verdict

Mar 15, 2020Johannes Hartmann

The administrative court of the Canton of Zurich has made a clear decision in favor...

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Script Meeting with the Fans

Script Meeting with the Fans

Mar 11, 2020Sapir K. Leary

We had a great time meeting our top fans at the Fan Script Meeting.

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Get your piece of the cheese

Get your piece of the cheese

Jan 06, 2020Johannes Hartmann

Our production department has developed a new and revolutionary funding tool that will enable us...

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Mad Friday – up to 40% off!

Mad Friday – up to 40% off!

Nov 29, 2019Johannes Hartmann

It's MAD FRIDAY again, and we offer discounted prices on ALL products! Up to 40%...

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Mad Cuckoo Clock

Mad Cuckoo Clock

Nov 25, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We're proud to present to you the amazing MAD CUCKOO CLOCK design by Bodilpunk Artworks....

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Herofest 2019

Herofest 2019

Nov 19, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Visit MAD HEIDI at HeroFest – the Festival for gaming, esports, and cosplay! This weekend...

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Crowdfunding Updates 11/19

Crowdfunding Updates 11/19

Nov 13, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Although it has been a bit quieter around MAD HEIDI lately, behind the scenes, we've...

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Join the Street Team and make money!

Join the Street Team and make money!

Oct 02, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Become an ambassador for MAD HEIDI and get a 10% commission on every sale!

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Bodilpunk Collaboration

Bodilpunk Collaboration

Sep 30, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We're excited to announce our latest artist collaboration: Indonesian Artist Rahadil Hermana with his label Bodilpunk...

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Heimatfilm Recommendations

Heimatfilm Recommendations

Sep 25, 2019Johannes Hartmann

ROCKSTAR Magazine asked us to put together a list of our Top 5 Swiss "Heimatfilm" movies....

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Mad Mugs

Mad Mugs

Sep 16, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Brand new Mad Coffee Mugs now shipping!

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MAD HEIDI at NIFFF

MAD HEIDI at NIFFF

Jul 16, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Thank you, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, for giving us the opportunity to present the...

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150'000 Heidi Bonds!

150'000 Heidi Bonds!

Jun 23, 2019Johannes Hartmann

YOU MADE IT! Thanks to the tireless support of YOU, our loyal Heidi Warriors, we...

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Meme Contest

Meme Contest

May 21, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Vote for your favorite HEIDI VS. THE STATE meme or create your own meme and...

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Swiss Weapons of Mass Destruction

Swiss Weapons of Mass Destruction

May 17, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We teamed up with Ultra Trash, a german clothing brand for grindhouse, trash and horror movie inspired...

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Death to the Fatherland!

Death to the Fatherland!

May 14, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Limited edition fine art print and t-shirt now up for pre-order!

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Mad Reaction Videos

Mad Reaction Videos

Apr 29, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We've put together the best MAD HEIDI teaser reaction videos.

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Heidi vs. The State

Heidi vs. The State

Apr 04, 2019Johannes Hartmann

BREAKING NEWS: Our co-writer lost his day job because of MAD HEIDI! Now we need...

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Ultra Trash Collaboration

Ultra Trash Collaboration

Mar 24, 2019Johannes Hartmann

MAD HEIDI is teaming up with ULTRA TRASH grindhouse apparel from Germany! Ultra Trash was...

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Soldier Split Artwork

Soldier Split Artwork

Mar 06, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We're thrilled to present our latest mad artwork: The notorious soldier split scene from the...

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Mad Coffee Mug

Mad Coffee Mug

Mar 04, 2019Johannes Hartmann

Remember the winning design from our first fan art contest? Because we love this design by...

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100K Heidi Bonds

100K Heidi Bonds

Feb 27, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We have reached 100'000 Heidi Bonds!

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VIRUS Magazine

VIRUS Magazine

Feb 24, 2019Johannes Hartmann

MAD HEIDI is featured in the latest issue of VIRUS Magazine.  

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90k Heidi Bonds

90k Heidi Bonds

Feb 14, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We have reached 90'000 Heidi Bonds!

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Martin Hager Collaboration

Martin Hager Collaboration

Feb 11, 2019Johannes Hartmann

We're happy to announce our latest collaboration: German artist Martin Hager from MOTOR-GRAFIK will design a...

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Pin Fan Art Contest

Pin Fan Art Contest

Feb 08, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Design a MAD HEIDI pin for our new fan art contest!

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80k Heidi Bonds

80k Heidi Bonds

Jan 04, 2019Johannes Hartmann

MAD HEIDI is now the most successful Swiss movie crowdfunding ever!

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Blowout Sale

Blowout Sale

Dec 27, 2018Johannes Hartmann

Discounts on all in stock items (t-shirts, pins, posters and art prints)!

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70k Heidi Bonds

70k Heidi Bonds

Dec 11, 2018Johannes Hartmann

Thank you for 70'000 Heidi Bonds!

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Heidi's Absinthe

Heidi's Absinthe

Dec 06, 2018Johannes Hartmann

We are proud to present Heidi's Absinthe!

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Heidi's Battle Map

Heidi's Battle Map

Nov 29, 2018Johannes Hartmann

We're happy to announce a cool new feature on madheidi.com: The Heidi Warriors ranking and...

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MAD FRIDAY

MAD FRIDAY

Nov 22, 2018Johannes Hartmann

Black Friday is history – here's MAD FRIDAY! Please check out our epic bundles, deals...

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The Smell of Cheese by Sam Mayle

The Smell of Cheese by Sam Mayle

Nov 15, 2018Johannes Hartmann

U.K. artist Sam Mayle created this stunning Kommandant Knorr portrait. Now available as a fine art...

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Behind The Scenes

Shooting the first teaser

Shooting the first teaser

Aug 14, 2017Johannes Hartmann

We survived three epic shooting days for the first promo teaser. It was a three day...

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Press Archive

DECRYPT: The Swissploitation Movie Using Blockchain To Turn Fans Into Investors

DECRYPT: The Swissploitation Movie Using Blockchain To Turn Fans Into Investors

Oct 13, 2020Johannes Hartmann

One film producer has a vision for the future of the movies: turning fans into...

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SCREEN DAILY: NEWS ‘Mad Heidi’ team create fan investor model for ‘Swissploitation’ film

SCREEN DAILY: NEWS ‘Mad Heidi’ team create fan investor model for ‘Swissploitation’ film

Oct 01, 2020Heidi Info

"The team behind upcoming feature Mad Heidi has launched a crowdfunding initiative for fans to...

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RABE: Fans First - Neue art der filmfinanzierung

RABE: Fans First - Neue art der filmfinanzierung

Oct 01, 2020Heidi Info

"Derzeit findet die 16. Ausgabe des Zurich Film Festival statt. Trotz Corona werden diverse Kinos bespielt und...

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SWI:

SWI: "Mad Heidi" opens the door to the outdated film industry

Sep 29, 2020Heidi Info

"The Swiss-born story "Heidi". The entertainment movie " Mad Heidi ", in which the adorable...

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ECD: COMUNICADO: Mad Heidi, la primera película de Swissploitation con un revolucionario modelo de financiación cinematográfica

ECD: COMUNICADO: Mad Heidi, la primera película de Swissploitation con un revolucionario modelo de financiación cinematográfica

Sep 29, 2020Heidi Info

"Valentin Greutert comenzó a trabajar en el negocio del cine en 2000 después de graduarse...

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TAGANZEIGER: Entlassung von Polizei-Mitarbeiter wegen «Mad Heidi» war unzulässig

TAGANZEIGER: Entlassung von Polizei-Mitarbeiter wegen «Mad Heidi» war unzulässig

Sep 24, 2020Heidi Info

"Die Zürcher Kantonspolizei hat einen Mitarbeiter nach 13 Jahren wegen seiner Beteiligung an einem Splatter-Film...

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RADIO CENTRAL: Entlassung von Zürcher Polizist wegen Splatter-Film war unzulässig

RADIO CENTRAL: Entlassung von Zürcher Polizist wegen Splatter-Film war unzulässig

Sep 24, 2020Heidi Info

"Ein Kadermitglied der Kantonspolizei Zürich ist unrechtmässig entlassen worden. Zu diesem Schluss kam das Bundesgericht....

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20 MINUTEN: «Mad Heidi»-Autor ist erleichtert über Bundesgerichtsentscheid

20 MINUTEN: «Mad Heidi»-Autor ist erleichtert über Bundesgerichtsentscheid

Sep 24, 2020Heidi Info

"Die fristlose Kündigung für Gregory Widmer im März 2019 sorgte für Empörung. Er hatte 13 Jahre...

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STARBURST: Following the success of the Iron Sky, you’d have wondered what could come next

STARBURST: Following the success of the Iron Sky, you’d have wondered what could come next

Sep 19, 2020Heidi Info

"Following the success and popularity of the Iron Sky movies, you’d have wondered what could come next....

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DREAD CENTRAL: Trailer: Children’s Lit Character Getting R-Rated “Swissploitation” Reimagining in MAD HEIDI

DREAD CENTRAL: Trailer: Children’s Lit Character Getting R-Rated “Swissploitation” Reimagining in MAD HEIDI

Jul 16, 2020MAD HEIDI Staff

"The little girl from the Alps is back…with a vengeance! Heidi is a work of children’s fiction...

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YAHOO!: Trent Haaga Joins Mad Heidi, the World's First Swissploitation Film

YAHOO!: Trent Haaga Joins Mad Heidi, the World's First Swissploitation Film

Jul 14, 2020MAD HEIDI Staff

"The team behind the world's first Swissploitation movie today announced that cult US screenwriter, actor,...

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POPCORN HORROR: Trent Haaga joins Mad Heidi, the world’s first Swissploitation film

POPCORN HORROR: Trent Haaga joins Mad Heidi, the world’s first Swissploitation film

Jul 14, 2020MAD HEIDI Staff

"The team behind the world’s first Swissploitation movie today announced that cult US screenwriter, actor,...

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SCREEN ANARCHY: MAD HEIDI: 68 KILL's Trent Haaga Joins Swissploitation Film's Writing Team

SCREEN ANARCHY: MAD HEIDI: 68 KILL's Trent Haaga Joins Swissploitation Film's Writing Team

Jul 14, 2020MAD HEIDI Staff

"A couple years ago we first reported about a crowdfunding campaign launched to support the creation of Mad...

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AF ACROFAN: Trent Hagga participates in the world's first Swissploitation

AF ACROFAN: Trent Hagga participates in the world's first Swissploitation

Jul 14, 2020MAD HEIDI Staff

"【チューリヒ2020年7月14日PR Newswire=共同通信JBN】世界初のスイス・プロイテーション映画のチームは14日、米国の脚本家・俳優・監督・プロデューサーのトレント・ハッガ(Trent Haaga)氏が「Mad Heidi」(マッド・ハイジ)の脚本チームに加わったと発表した。受賞歴のあるハッガ氏は、時に物議を醸す長い経歴の中で、100本以上の映画に関わってきた。..."   Read full article 

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EL PRIMO: Mad Heidi – Heidi, Nazis Y Mucho Gore

EL PRIMO: Mad Heidi – Heidi, Nazis Y Mucho Gore

Mar 28, 2020Sapir K. Leary

"El cine de explotación fue un subgénero muy popular surgido a principios de los años...

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LIMMATTATLER ZEITUNG: Termination of the screenwriter is null and void

LIMMATTATLER ZEITUNG: Termination of the screenwriter is null and void

Mar 18, 2020Sapir K. Leary

According to the administrative court, “blatantly abusive” - termination for the screenwriter is null and...

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20MIN: Police officer wrongly fired because of “Mad Heidi” film

20MIN: Police officer wrongly fired because of “Mad Heidi” film

Mar 17, 2020Sapir K. Leary

Because of his part-time job as a screenwriter, Gregory Widmer had lost his job with...

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BLUEWIN: Police's reputation damaged

BLUEWIN: Police's reputation damaged

Mar 17, 2020Sapir K. Leary

Due to participation in splatter film: police officer wrongly fired

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NAU: The police didn't know what kind of film it was...

NAU: The police didn't know what kind of film it was...

Mar 17, 2020Sapir K. Leary

"Einem Kadermitglied der Kantonspolizei Zürich ist wegen seiner Mitarbeit beim Splatter-Film «Mad Heidi» gekündigt worden....

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ROCKSTAR MAGAZINE

ROCKSTAR MAGAZINE

Aug 15, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Rockstar Magazine Issue 169 – 08/19

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WOZ: Fired over bloody Heidi

WOZ: Fired over bloody Heidi

Apr 26, 2019Sapir K. Leary

"The police, your friend and film critic: An airport security guard is fired for writing...

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TV SPIELFILM: Mad Heidi: The Swiss Icon As a Splatter Comedy

TV SPIELFILM: Mad Heidi: The Swiss Icon As a Splatter Comedy

Apr 10, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Article from TV SPIELFILM about MAD HEIDI and the wrongful termination of one of our script writers.

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THE LOCAL: Zurich police dismiss employee for taking part in 'Swissploitation' horror film

THE LOCAL: Zurich police dismiss employee for taking part in 'Swissploitation' horror film

Apr 06, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Article in English about our co-writer getting fired from the Zurich police.

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20MIN: Police fires employee over “Mad Heidi” film

20MIN: Police fires employee over “Mad Heidi” film

Apr 05, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Article in "20 minutes" about the the wrongful dismissal of our co-writer.

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TAGESANZEIGER: Police fires employee because of a bloody film

TAGESANZEIGER: Police fires employee because of a bloody film

Apr 05, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Article in Tagesanzeiger about the dismissal of our co-writer by the Zurich police.

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“Schweiz am Wochenende”

“Schweiz am Wochenende”

Jan 26, 2019Sapir K. Leary

“Schweiz am Wochenende” about Solothurn Film Festival, January 2019    

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SHAKAL TODAY: Mad Heidi. The first swissploitation movie in the world!

SHAKAL TODAY: Mad Heidi. The first swissploitation movie in the world!

Jan 08, 2019Sapir K. Leary

Article in Russian from Belarus about MAD HEIDI

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Blogger talking about MAD HEIDI
Interview: Johannes Hartmann on the production of

Interview: Johannes Hartmann on the production of "Mad Heidi"

Nov 08, 2018Sapir K. Leary

Neon Zombie had an interview with our director Johannes Hartmann.

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Interview with Nerdschule in Weekend of Hell

Interview with Nerdschule in Weekend of Hell

Nov 07, 2018Sapir K. Leary

Interview about the Film | Weekend of Hell 2018 | Teaser Trailer

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NAU: Der Regisseur von Mad Heidi spricht über sein Passionsprojekt

NAU: Der Regisseur von Mad Heidi spricht über sein Passionsprojekt

Oct 28, 2018Sapir K. Leary

Heidi ist erwachsen geworden. In seinem ersten Spielfilm zeigt Johannes Hartmann die beliebte Kinderbuch-Heldin als...

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NERD WIKI: MAD HEIDI is the Swissploitation film that we were still missing

NERD WIKI: MAD HEIDI is the Swissploitation film that we were still missing

Oct 23, 2018Sapir K. Leary

German article in Nerd Wiki about MAD HEIDI

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FILM SCHOOL REJECTS: The Dawn of Swissploitation Is Upon Us

FILM SCHOOL REJECTS: The Dawn of Swissploitation Is Upon Us

Oct 11, 2018Sapir K. Leary

A great article from FILM SCHOOL REJECTS

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HORROR NEWS: MAD HEIDI – The First Swissploitation Film

HORROR NEWS: MAD HEIDI – The First Swissploitation Film

Oct 11, 2018Sapir K. Leary

MAD HEIDI is an action-adventure horror comedy from debut director Johannes Hartmann from Switzerland

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QUE!: Something smells rotten in the Alps | 'Mad Heidi' arrives, the most gore movie of recent times

QUE!: Something smells rotten in the Alps | 'Mad Heidi' arrives, the most gore movie of recent times

Oct 05, 2018Sapir K. Leary

Do you remember Heidi, that innocent girl who lived in the Alps with her grandfather...

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SCREEN DAILY: Iron Sky producer planning Swiss genre film ‘Mad Heidi’

SCREEN DAILY: Iron Sky producer planning Swiss genre film ‘Mad Heidi’

Oct 02, 2018J. Hartmann

Director Johannes Hartmann and producers Tero Kaukomaa of Blind Spot Zurich and Valentin Greutert of A...

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WATSON: Mond-Nazis waren gestern – hier kommen die SPLATTER-SCHWEIZER!

WATSON: Mond-Nazis waren gestern – hier kommen die SPLATTER-SCHWEIZER!

Sep 27, 2018Sapir K. Leary

"jubelt! Die Macher von «Iron Sky» mischen bei einem Heidi-Splatter-Movie mit. Ja, ihr habt richtig...

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SCREENANARCHY: Switzerland Brings The Splatter With 'Swissploitation' Film MAD HEIDI

SCREENANARCHY: Switzerland Brings The Splatter With 'Swissploitation' Film MAD HEIDI

Sep 25, 2018J. Hartmann

Things are getting weird in the Alps. All that pure mountain air is apparently turning...

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DER BUND: Blut, aber auch Hirn

DER BUND: Blut, aber auch Hirn

Aug 26, 2017Johannes Hartmann

Article in Der Bund (available in german only). "«Heidiland» wird von einer Schweiz der Zukunft...

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BLICK: Horror-Heidi kämpft gegen Nazi-Bundesrat

BLICK: Horror-Heidi kämpft gegen Nazi-Bundesrat

Aug 04, 2017Johannes Hartmann

"Statt Milch und Schoggi soll in «Heidiland» das Kunstblut im Vordergrund stehen. Ein Berner Filmemacher will...

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WOZ DIE WOCHENZEITUNG: Horror im Heidiland

WOZ DIE WOCHENZEITUNG: Horror im Heidiland

Jul 13, 2017Johannes Hartmann

"Die Welt stürzt ins Chaos, Bürgerkrieg überall. Überall? Nein, mitten in Europa hält sich ein...

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We've been to Heidi Village with VICE

We've been to Heidi Village with VICE

Jul 06, 2017Johannes Hartmann

We've been to Heidi Village in Maienfeld (Graubünden, Switzerland) with VICE Switzerland. The article is...

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