curriculum vitae

since 2019
Pro­fes­sor for Film and Tele­vi­sion, focus­ing on  direct­ing
・Macro­me­dia Unver­si­ty of Applied Sci­ences, Cologne

seit 2012
dra­matur­gi­cal advi­sor for doc­u­men­tary and fic­tion

2011/12
head of „Filmhaus Pro­duk­tion“, Filmhaus Köln e.V.
organ­i­sa­tion and men­tor­ing sup­port for a free asso­ci­a­tion of short-, art-, and junior film­mak­ers, pro­duc­tion sup­port and super­vi­sion of short film projects

since 2010
free­lance cam­era act­ing coach
・Arturo act­ing school Cologne
・Schule des The­aters der Keller, act­ing school Cologne
Filmhaus Cologne

seit 2005
free­lance direc­tor and screen­writer
・the­atri­cal fea­ture films (Sasha, Schwest­er Weiß/The Prodi­gal Sis­ter)
・music videos (Erd­mö­bel, Mia)
・com­mis­sioned work for PR and Adver­tise­ment (komm.passion, HitchOn)

2002 — 2005
film stud­ies — direct­ing, ifs Cologne

2000 — 2002
Art Depart­ment Co-ordi­na­tor
Chil­dren of Dune (mini series Sci­Fi-Chan­nel/Pro7)
Anne Frank The Whole Sto­ry (mini series ABC, Dis­ney), Emmy 2002 best art direc­tion for a fea­ture or mini-series

1996 -2000
var­i­ous jobs on film sets in Prague
  (CZ), Bar­ran­dov Stu­dios
set-inter­preter (ger­man-eng­lish-czech-ser­bian-croa­t­ian), SFX assis­tant, pro­duc­tion assis­tant, set run­ner

 

EDUCATION / SCHOLARSHIPS

2017
・Mas­ter­class eQuinoxe Europe in Balestrand, Nor­way,  a pro­gramme sup­port­ed by MEDIA
TV Pilot and New Series, Pilar Alessan­dra

2015
・Wim Wen­ders schol­ar­ship for LIFE ON LAIKA (Lai­ka Cap­sule)

2013
・Mas­ter­class eQuinoxe Europe in Car­dona, Spain
・Writ­ing the TV Dra­ma Series, Pamela Dou­glas USC/ifs
・Sto­ry­worlds, Jörg Ihle, ifs

2012
Binger Film­lab Ams­ter­dam, tai­lor made pro­gramme
act­ing for direc­tors with Judith West­on and Mark Travis

2010
・one year writ­ers’ pro­gramme ifs, inter­na­tion­al film­school Cologne
・dig­i­tale image design and vfx,  ifs

2009
schol­ar­ship by AV-Grün­derzen­trums Cologne
com­pa­ny start-up sup­port

2008–15
founder & CEO eas­t­art pic­tures GbR

2008
・writer’s schol­ar­ship by the art foun­da­tion of the Ger­man state of Baden-Würt­tem­berg
・Berli­nale Tal­ents, Script Sta­tion and Tal­ent Mar­ket
・Sara­je­vo Tal­ent Cam­pus
・New Tal­ents — yound Bien­nale Cologne — par­tic­i­pant

2007
mas­ter class EKRAN, Andrzej Waj­da Mas­ter School of Film Direct­ing in War­saw Poland, a pro­gramme sup­port­ed by MEDIA

2002-05
Bach­e­lor of Arts
film direct­ing, ifs, inter­na­tion­al film school Cologne

1998–99
direct­ing diplo­ma ARTTS Inter­na­tion­al, Bub­with, North York­shire, UK

1997
Abitur (A-lev­els) Ostalb Gym­na­si­um Bopfin­gen, Ger­many

 

LANGUAGES
ger­man, englisch, czech, french, ser­bian-croa­t­ian-bosn­ian-mon­tene­grin

SHOOTING EXPERIENCE IN
Ger­many, Czech Repub­lic, Ukraine, Turkey, Mon­tene­gro

PERMANENT RESIDENCE
Köln

OPT. RESIDENCE
Berlin, Prague