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Till Schmerbeck (born 1969 in München) is a German film producer.
He studied Film production at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg from 2000 to 2004. The feature film The Longing, which Till Schmerbeck produced, was the first German movie, which could win the grand prize after a couple of years at a famous film festival. The film won the Golden Leopard award at the Locarno International Film Festival.
Till Schmerbeck has his own production company, the Till Schmerbeck Filmproduktion in Berlin.
He lives in Berlin.
Fatih Akin is a German film director, screenwriter and producer of Turkish descent. He has won numerous awards for his films, including the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival for his film Head-On (2004), Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival for his film The Edge of Heaven (2007), and the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film for his film In the Fade (2017).
Wolfgang Becker is a German film director and screenwriter, best known to international audiences for his work Good Bye Lenin! (2003).
Michael Koch is a Swiss film director and screenwriter.
Saman Salur is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. He graduated from Soore University with a Bachelor of Film and Television in Directing.
Yılmaz Arslan is a German film director, screenwriter and producer of Turkish descent.
Romuald Karmakar is a French film director, screenwriter and producer. He was born in Wiesbaden, Germany as the son of a Bengali father and a French mother. From 1977 to 1982 he lived in Athens. He has won several national and international awards, including the German National Film Award in Gold in 1996 for Der Totmacher (Deathmaker). His work has been honored with several retrospectives at festivals and cinematheques. In 2008, the MoMA celebrated his film Das Himmler-Projekt as one of the top 250 most important artistic acquisitions of the Museum since 1980. A member of Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Karmakar is internationally regarded for his honest representation of the less attractive aspects of society by focusing on those perpetrators responsible for these downfalls. Karmakar is currently a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University (2012–13). He has been invited as one of the four artists to represent Germany at the German Pavilion at the Art Venice Biennale in 2013.
Rolf Kanies is a German actor who played many high-profile roles on the stage before switching to a career in film and television in 1997. Since then Rolf has specialized in German and international film and television. Movies he has played in have been nominated for a variety of international awards, including an Oscar.
Steffen Jürgens or Steffen C. Jürgens is a German actor and film director.
Dito Tsintsadze is a Georgian film director and screenwriter. He has directed thirteen films since 1988. His film Lost Killers was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. In 2007 he was a member of the jury at the 29th Moscow International Film Festival. Starting from the year 1996 he lives and works in Berlin.
Anja Knauer is a German actress who has played the leading female role in some German films.
Denis Côté is an independent filmmaker and producer living in Quebec, of Brayon origin. His experimental films have been shown at major film festivals around the world.
Stefan Lampadius is a German actor and filmmaker.
The Longing is a 2002 German film directed by Iain Dilthey. It won the Golden Leopard at the 2002 Locarno International Film Festival.
Thomas Imbach is an independent filmmaker based in Zürich, Switzerland. With his production company Bachim Films, Imbach produced his own work until 2007. He then founded Okofilm Productions together with director/producer Andrea Staka. All of his films have been released theatrically and Imbach has won numerous awards for his work, both in Switzerland and abroad. With Well Done (1994) and Ghetto (1997) Imbach established his trademark audio-visual style, which is based on a combination of cinema- verité camera-work and fast-paced editing. His fiction features Happiness is a Warm Gun, as well as Lenz (2006), I Was a Swiss Banker (2007) and the fictive autobiography Day is Done (2011) all premiered at the Berlinale. His latest feature film Mary Queen of Scots celebrated its premiere in Locarno and at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013. His latest documentary Nemesis celebrated its international premiere at International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2020, where it received the Prize for Best Cinematography. Thomas Imbach is currently considered one of the most unconventional and consistent Swiss filmmakers.
Ayşe Polat is a German-Kurdish film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Fran Borgia is a film producer based in Singapore since 2004. He is the founder of Akanga Film Asia.
Kamal Aljafari - also written Kamal Jafari is an acclaimed Palestinian artist, film director and producer.
Sina Ataeian Dena is an Iranian film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Marleen Lohse is a German actress.
Axel Ranisch is a German actor, film and television director and author.