Yvonne Maria Schaefer
Yvonne Maria Schaefer is an actress (SAG/AFTRA), awarded producer, consultant and world traveler. In 2008 she founded the film production company YMC Films in New York and in 2012 a branch in Germany, the YMC Entertainment GmbH.
She was involved in over 55 films and her film productions include among others, FORGET ME NOT (2009) directed by Federico Castelluccio, with Peter Greene, THE CHILD, an adaption of a bestselling novel by Sebastian Fitzek, with a star cast, released in theatres in 2012, CHECKMATE, KEEP YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER (2013), premiering at the AFME, supported by Robert Redford, HOME STAY (2018), BERLIN I LOVE YOU (2018) and the action film, shot on location in Istanbul THE OTHER PATH (2019).
YMC's documentary co-productions, include STICK EM UP RELODED (2015), THE CUBAN HERD (2016) and GLORY PERU (2018).
As an actress she can be seen in films such as CHECKMATE, THE CHILD, THE BROOKLYN BANKER, LITTLE WEST 12th STREET and MEDUSA.
In addition, Yvonne consults on many international film productions and is an executive advisor for various other companies including Mercaptor Discoveries Pharmaceuticals, where she was Chairman of the Executive Advisory Board.