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Nationality Germany

Languages German (mother tongue), English (mother tongue)

Place of residence Berlin (Germany)

Contact

www.abovetheline.de

089 / 59 90 84 23 089 / 59 90 84 23 089 / 59 90 84 23 Phone (Office)

mail@abovetheline.de mail@abovetheline.de mail@abovetheline.de eMail (Office)

Theresienstr. 31

80333 München

Skills/Talents

Languages German (mother tongue), English (mother tongue)

Vocal pitch / Dubbing voice Deep baritone

Appearance

GenderFemaleMale

Twin Yes No

Nudity No Yes, partial Yes, completely

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Training & Awards

2000

Script Supervisor für Fernsehserien bei Curious Pictures und SABC.

1991 - 1995

Leitung von Regie- und Drehbuch-Workshops in Finnland und Südafrika.

1987 - 1994

Regisseur und Cutter für die Anti-Apartheid-Dokumentarfilm-Initiative AFRAVISION.

1985 - 1986

Cutter beim WDR, Dortmund.

1983 - 1984

Ausbildung als Cutter, Momentum Films, Johannesburg.

1981

Ausstellung "Art-pop Militants", Loader Street Galerie, Kapstadt.

1980 - 1982

Co-Manager und DJ im legendären Nachtclub "Scratch", Kapstadt.

1978 - 1982

BA Fine Arts (Bildende Künste), Michealis School of Fine Arts, Universität Kapstadt.



Highschool-Abschluss und Abitur in Kapstadt.

2016 SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS Woodstock Film Festival - Best Feature Narrative Award Woodstock Film Festival - Best Cinematography The Shanghai International Film Festival Sydney Film Festival Berlinale - 3. Platz Panorama Publikums-Preis - Spielfilm Film - Nomination- Award

2015 SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS Trailer TORONTO Film Festival - Nomination- Award

2014 Willkommen im Club Nominierung Jupiter Award, Bester TV Film (National) - Nomination- Award

2014 Christine. Perfekt war gestern! Nominierung Jupiter Award, Beste TV Serie (National) - Nomination- Award

2011 LIFE, ABOVE ALL South African Film and Television Awards - Sechs Auszeichnungen u.a. Beste Regie, Bester Film - Nomination- Award

2011 LIFE, ABOVE ALL Festival Lumieres d' Afrique, Besançon -Prix du jury Signis, Coup de coeur du Public, Prix du jury Lycéens et apprentis au Cinéma Région Franche-­Comté - Nomination- Award

2011 LIFE, ABOVE ALL Filmfestival Granada "CINES DE SUR" Publikumspreis - Nomination- Award

2011 LIFE, ABOVE ALL The Leo Awards, Kanada "Bestes Drehbuch" (Dennis Foon) - Nomination- Award

2011 LIFE, ABOVE ALL Canberra International Filmfestival - Australien, Publikumspreis Bester internationaler Film - Nomination- Award

2011 LIFE, ABOVE ALL 83. Annual Academy Awards, Oscars BESTER AUSLÄNDISCHER FILM shortlisted - Nomination- Award

2010 LIFE, ABOVE ALL Dubai International Film Festival - Muhr Asia Africa Feature - Special Jury Prize - Nomination- Award

2010 ALLEIN UNTER SCHÜLERN Bayerischer Fernsehpreis, Drehbuch (Carolin Hecht) und Nachwuchsförderpreis (Nina Gummich) - Nomination- Award

2010 LIFE, ABOVE ALL 31st Durban International Film Festival - Best South African Feature Film - Best Actress(Khomotso Manyaka) - Nomination- Award

2010 LIFE, ABOVE ALL Filmfestival Cannes - Un Certain Regard, Prix Francois Chalais - Nomination- Award

2010 LIFE, ABOVE ALL National Board of Review, New York- Top Five Foreign Films - Nomination- Award

2009 DOCTOR'S DIARY Adolf-Grimme Preis in der Kategorie Unterhaltung - Nomination- Award

2009 TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER Nominiert für den EMMY Internationaler Fernsehpreis - Beste Comedy Serie - Nomination- Award

2008 TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER Rockie Award in der Kategorie "Telenovela & Serial Programs" beim 29. Banff Television Festival, Kanada - Nomination- Award

2008 DOCTOR'S DIARY Deutscher Fernsehpreis für "Beste Serie"; Deutscher Comedypreis für "Beste Serie" - Nomination- Award

2007 TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER Adolf-Grimme Preis für "Beste Regie" neben Edzard Onneken - Nomination- Award

2006 MAPANTSULA "Golden Horn" South African Film & Television Awards für "Best South African Film of the decade" - Nomination- Award

2006 TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER Deutscher Fernsehpreis für "Beste Fernsehserie"; Prix Italia in der Kategorie "TV-Drama Series & TV-Serials; "Die Goldene Nymphe" beim Festival de Télévision de Monte Carlo in der Kategorie "Outstanding European Comedy TV Series"; "R - Nomination- Award

2002 HIJACK STORIES "Bronze Tanit" Carthage Film Festival; Menzione Speziale, 12 Festival Cinaema Africano - Nomination- Award

1998 JO'BURG STORIES Prix du Documentaire , Vues d'Afrique, Montreal - Nomination- Award

1990 MAPANTSULA Australian Human Rights Award - Nomination- Award

1988 MAPANTSULA Interchurch Film Prize, Munich Film Festival; "Best Film", "Best Director" und "Best Script" AA Vita Film Awards Südafrika - Nomination- Award

CV

CV - Television

2016 - 1970

Sankt Maik
UFA Fiction

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2016 - 1970

Willkommen in der Patchworkhölle
Ariane Krampe Filmproduktion

Network/Distributor: MDR/ORF

Television film


2016 - 1970

Liebling, lass die Hühner frei
UFA Fiction

Network/Distributor: WDR

Television film


2015 - 1970

Der Usedom-Krimi - Schandfleck
Razor Film

Network/Distributor: NDR

Television film


2014 - 1970

Allein unter Ärzten
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: SAT.1

Television film


2014 - 1970

Reif(f) für die Insel - Katharina und die Schafe
Nordfilm

Network/Distributor: ARD

Television film


2014 - 1970

Frühling - Frühling in Weiß
UFA Ficition

Network/Distributor: ZDF

Television film


2013 - 1970

Reif(f) für die Insel Katharina und die Dänen
Nordfilm

Network/Distributor: ARD

Television film


2013 - 1970

Alle unter eine Tanne
UFA

Network/Distributor: ARD

Television film


2013 - 1970

Willkommen im Club
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: SAT.1

Television film


2012 - 1970

Allein unter Nachbarn
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: SAT.1

Television film


2012 - 1970

Bella Dilemma - Drei sind einer zu viel
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: ZDF

Television film


2012 - 1970

Christine. Perfekt war gestern!
Polyphon

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2011 - 1970

Willkommen im Krieg
Ninety-Minute Film

Network/Distributor: SAT.1

Television film


2010 - 1970

ALLEIN UNTER MÜTTERN
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: SAT.1

Television film


2009 - 1970

ALLEIN UNTER SCHÜLERN
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: SAT.1

Television film


2008 - 1970

TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER
Hofmann & Voges

Network/Distributor: ARD/Degeto

Television film


2008 - 1970

DIE TRICKSER
endemol

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2007 - 1970

FLEISCH
Lionhart Filmproduktion

Network/Distributor: Pro Sieben

Television film


2007 - 1970

DOCTOR'S DIARY
Polyphon

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2006 - 1970

DOCTOR'S DIARY
Polyphon

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2006 - 1970

DIE ARMEN MILLIONÄRE
Sanset Filmproduktion

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2006 - 1970

TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER
Hofmann & Voges

Network/Distributor: ARD/Degeto

Television film


2005 - 1970

ALLEIN UNTER TÖCHTERN (aka MEIN VATER DER GENERAL)
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: Pro Sieben

Television film


2005 - 1970

TÜRKISCH FÜR ANFÄNGER
Hofmann & Voges

Network/Distributor: ARD/Degeto

Television film


2004 - 1970

PLÖTZLICH BERÜHMT
Cologne Film

Network/Distributor: Pro Sieben

Television film


2004 - 1970

PRINZESSIN MACHT BLAU
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: Pro Sieben

Television film


2003 - 1970

WAS SIE SCHON IMMER ÜBER SINGLES WISSEN WOLLTEN
Hager Moss Film

Network/Distributor: RTL

Television film


2002 - 1970

DAS BESTE STÜCK
janus filmproduktion

Network/Distributor: Pro Sieben

Television film


1999 - 1970

THE STORY
Mehlo Films

Network/Distributor:

Television film


1999 - 1970

BOESMAN & LENA- THE MAKING OF

Network/Distributor:

Television film


1998 - 1970

IN SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND
Ubunto Productions

Network/Distributor: SABC

Television film


1997 - 1970

JO'BURG STORIES

Network/Distributor: ARTE

Television film


1996 - 1970

THE GODFAHTER OF SOWETO

Network/Distributor: SABC

Television film


1995 - 1970

RHYTHM AND RIGHTS

Network/Distributor: SABC

Television film


1994 - 1970

NELSON MANDELA INAUGURATION
Afravision Production

Network/Distributor: SABC

Television film


1993 - 1970

THE LINE

Network/Distributor: Channel 4

Television film


1993 - 1970

SHACKING UP

Network/Distributor: Channel 4

Television film


1993 - 1970

VIDEO REVOLUTION

Network/Distributor: SABC

Television film


1993 - 1970

DARK CITY

Network/Distributor: SABC

Television film


1990 - 1970

HLANGANANI
Afravision Productions

Network/Distributor:

Television film


1989 - 1990

FRUITS OF DEFIANCE
Afravision Productions

Network/Distributor:

Television film


1988 - 1970

THE PEOPLE'S POET
Afravision Productions

Network/Distributor:

Television film


1987 - 1970

THE TWILIGHT ZONE
Afravision Productionis

Network/Distributor:

Television film


CV - Film

2015 - 1970

SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS
Distant Horizon

Network/Distributor:

Feature film (cinema)


2009 - 2010

LIFE, ABOVE ALL
Dreamer Joint Venture

Network/Distributor:

Feature film (cinema)


2007 - 1970

PARIS JE T'AIME
Novem Production

Network/Distributor:

Feature film (cinema)


2000 - 1970

HIJACK STORIES
Schlemmer Film

Network/Distributor:

Feature film (cinema)


1990 - 1992

SOFT TARGETS
Schlemmer Film

Network/Distributor:

Feature film (cinema)


1987 - 1970

MAPANTSULA
One Look Production

Network/Distributor:

Feature film (cinema)


CV - Theatre
CV - Commercials
CV - Audio
CV - Other