Writer, Director and Producer

Diploma HFF Munich, Directing Documentary Film
Studies in Media Art at University of Arts and Design Karlsruhe, Germany
Studies in Politics at Ruhr- University Bochum, Germany
Freelancer at cinema and tv

Filmography (selected films)

2022 BÜNDE (WT), Fiction, ca. 150 min - author, director, producer
2022 THE DEATH OF MY MOTHER, Fiction, 135 min - author, director
2022 THE RED MOUNTAIN COMPLEX (WT), Essay, ca. 80 min – artistic associate
2021 THE RED MOUNTAIN, Film, 110 min - producer, artistic associate
2019 HOTEL LOHRING, art installation – artist
2014 MORDOGAN - BIRTH, author, ca. 90 min - Screenplay
2011 TOTEM, Fiction, 86 min - author, director, editor, producer
2008 MORSCHOLZ, Feature, 104 min – producer
2007 HEILIGENDAMM 07, experimental film - author, director, editor, producer
2005 DIE KINDER VON AHAUS, documentary film – author, director, editor
2005 HÄNDEL'S ORLANDO, video installation for the opera – i.a. author, director
2005 AM RAND, short – producer
2005 THREE WOMEN, short - director
2005 DANKE OLYMPIASTADION, reportage – director, editor
2003 OBEN IST DER HIMMEL, short - director, editor
2011 MILCHMÄDCHEN, experimental film – author, director

Awards
Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, Filmfest Rom

Nominations (Selection)
Encounters Competition Berlinale 2022 / Lion of the Future “Award Best Young Feature”, Biennale di Venezia 2011 / „Best Debut“, Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2012 / „Best German Film“ Festival des Deutschen Films 2012 / Competition, Max Ophüls Preis 2012 / German Independence Award „Bester Deutscher Film“, German Independence Award „Best German Film“, Filmfest Oldenburg 2008 (Producer)

Festivals (Selection)
Biennale di Venezia / Berlinale / Filmfest Rom / Internationales Film Festival Rotterdam / Bafici Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independente / Viennale / Fic Gijon / Indie Lisboa / Filmkunstfest Mecklenburg-Vorpommern / Olhar de Cinema Curitiba / blickpunkt.ersteFilme / Festival des Deutschen Films / Cambridge Film Festival / Festival de Cinema Independente Alemao Porto Alegre / Athen Avant-Garde Film Festival / Goethe Institut – Deutsche Filmwoche Mexiko / New German Films in Cannes / Max Ophüls Preis

Art - Scholarships
Scholarship Junge Szene, Visuelle Kunst, Kunststiftung NRW

jessica(at)klappboxfilme.de

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