MAXIMILIAN FELDMANN
DIRECTOR / SCRIPT / PRODUCER
Maximilian Feldmann was born in Berlin in 1985. He shot his first documentary portrait in 2005 during his Voluntary Social Year in Ecuador. This was followed by several traineeships at film and TV productions. Between 2007 and 2015, he studied Documentary Filmmaking at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Since graduating in 2015 he works as a director and author for both fictional and non-fictional productions. VALENTINA is his graduation project.

FILMOGRAPHY – DIRECTOR (SELECTION)

VALENTINA
2016 / documentary / 51’ / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with Fachhochschule Dortmund

ZEIGE DEINE WUNDE
2015 / TV-Spot / 30s / Stiftung Deutsche Depressionshilfe

CARACAS
2013 / documentary / 53’ / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, DOK Leipzig 2013 – German Competition

ARMUT IST EIN GROSSER GLANZ AUS INNEN
2009 / essay / 28’ / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

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2009 / documentary / 25’ / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Kasseler Dokumentarfilm- und Videofest

FRÄULEIN SCHMIDTMEYER
2008 / shortfilm / 10’ / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Festivalteilnahme Max-Ophüls-Preis, Stuttgarter Filmwinter

AYAMPE, JOSÉ UND ICH
2006 / documentary / 30’, Festivalteilnahme Deutscher Jugendvideopreis

LUISE SCHRÖDER
CINEMATOGRAPHER / SCRIPT / PRODUCER
Luise Schröder was born in Lammersdorf in 1984. She worked as a trainee on various film productions for Heimatfilm and at ARRI film rental in Cologne. Between 2007 and 2015, she studied Cinematography at the Fachhochschule Dortmund and worked on documentaries in Chile, Venezuela, Indonesia, Macedonia, Switzerland and Germany. She lives in Berlin and works as a cinematographer for national and international documentaries. VALENTINA is her graduation project.

FILMOGRAPHY – CINEMATOGRAPHER (SELECTION)

VALENTINA
2016 / documentary / 51’ / D: Maximilian Feldmann / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, in cooperation with Fachhochschule Dortmund

ZEIGE DEINE WUNDE
2015 / TV Spot / 30 / D: Maximilian Feldmann, Stiftung Deutsche Depressionshilfe

RETHINKING URBAN NATURE
2015 / documentary / ca. 60’ / D: Matthew Gandy / Nadja Hermann, University of Cambridge – in Postproduction

37° – WIE WIR UNS TRAUEN
2014 / documentary / 45’ / D: Aljoscha Hofmann / Aljoscha Hofmann Filmproduktion, ZDF 37°

CARACAS
2013 / documentary / 53’ / D: Maximilian Feldmann / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, DOK Leipzig 2013 – Deutscher Wettbewerb

LOW SEASON
2013 / documentary / 41’ / D: Madeleine Dallmeyer / Filmakademie Baden-Württemburg, Bayrischer Rundfunk – Internationales Filmfestival Pakistan – BEST FEATURE

YOU ARE LATE, THE MINERS ARE OUT
2011 / documentary / 52’ / D: Anna Bartholdy / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, GLOBALE Berlin 2012

GREGOR BARTSCH
EDITOR
Gregor Bartsch was born in Pirna in 1978. After completing an apprenticeship as a carpenter and alternative service in Ghana, he started studying Media Technology at the FH Deggendorf in 2002 and continued at the University of Bristol/UK. After graduating in 2007 he shot his first film with Marcus Große: “Ideal 50 – vom Plan zur Stadt zum neuen Menschen“. He has worked as a film editor ever since. He is regularly commissioned for workshops, e.g. 2013/2014 in Nigeria. In 2014, he enrolled for an MA in Film Editing at the HFF Konrad Wolf Potsdam. He lives and works in Potsdam and Berlin.

FILMOGRAPHY – EDITOR (SELECTION)

VALENTINA
2016 / documentary / 51’ / D: Maximilian Feldmann / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with Fachhochschule Dortmund

WAR IN RUGS
2015 / documentary / 24’ / D: Ruben Meyer / HFF Potsdam – in postproduction

DIE GROSSE EVOLUTION
2015 / documentary / 84’ / D: Matthias Luthardt / French Exit – in postproduction

ONE MILLION STEPS
2014 / documentary / 20’ / D: Eva Stotz / ronjafilm

DAUGAVA DELTA
2014 / documentary / 20’ / D: Rainer Komers / Film Studio Mistrus Media, Komers.film

VOM SUCHE
2012 / fiction / 82’ / D: Daniel G. Schwarz / DGS Filmproduktion

DER AUFTRAG
2012 / documentary / 52’ / D: Ayla Gottschlich / 3sat/ SWR, lobende Erwähnung 3sat Dokumentarfilmpreis / Vom Goldenen Lamm Filmproduktion

OSCAR STIEBITZ
SOUND RECORDIST / SOUND DESIGN
Oscar Stiebitz was born in Münster in 1984. He studied Film and Television at the Fachhochschule Dortmund between 2006 and 2012 and focused on Documentary Filmmaking in the class of Prof. Klaus Helle. In the academic year 2009/2010, he enrolled for a year abroad at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. He went on to study Sound Mixing and Sound Design at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg from 2011 to 2014. He is now working as a freelance sound mixer and sound designer for feature films, documentaries and advertising. He lives in Berlin and NRW.

FILMOGRAPHY – SOUND RECORDIST / SOUND DESIGN (SELECTION)

AUSFAHRT HAGEN-WEST
2015 / documentary / 24’ / D: Florian Pawliczek / Gewinner des Querdenker- und Publikumspreises bei Blicke im Ruhrgebiet / FP Films

FREMDKÖRPER
2014 / fiction / 64’ / D: Christian Werner / Venice Pictures, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, ZDF – Kleines Fernsehspiel

ZERRUMPELT HERZ
2014 / fiction / 82’ / D: Timm Kröger / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg – Venedig Kritikerwoche

INSEL 36
2014 / documentary / 64’ / D: Asli Özarslan / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

DAUGAVA DELTA
2014 / documentary / 20’ / D: Rainer Komers / Film Studio Mistrus Media, Komers.film

ZWEI MÜTTER
2013 / documentary-fiction / 78’ / D: Anne Zora Berrached / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg Berlinale, 2014 – Gewinner der Perspektive

LOD ON THE MAP!
2012 / documentary / 61’ / D: Dusan Solomun / Fachhochschule Dortmund, Filmstiftung NRW

OLIVER “OLE” FRIES
FILM MUSIC
Ole Fries was born in Koblenz am Rhein in 1975. He has lived and worked in Berlin since 2009. As a musician he has been involved in several band projects. He is going to open his own recording studio in the Schillerkiez in Berlin in spring 2016.

FILMOGRAPHY – COMPOSER / MUSICIAN (SELECTION)

VALENTINA
2016 / documentary / 51’ / D: Maximilian Feldmann / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in cooperation with Fachhochschule Dortmund

KÖNIGE DER WELT
2016 / documentary / 80’ / D: Christian v. Brockhausen & Timo Großpietsch / NDR

ABOUT A GIRL
2015 / fiction / 114’ / D: Mark Monheim & Martin Rehbock / Imbissfilm

ONE MILLION STEPS
2014 / documentary / 20’ / D: Eva Stotz / ronjafilm

DIE UNSCHULDIGEN
2013 / shortfilm / 36’ / D: Oskar Sulowski / Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg / 64. Berlinale – Perspektive Deutsches Kino

SCRIPT Maximilian Feldmann, Luise Schröder

DIRECTOR Maximilian Feldmann

CINEMATOGRAPHER Luise Schröder

EDITOR Gregor Bartsch, Matthias Scharfi

SOUND RECORDING Oscar Stiebitz

FILM MUSIC Oliver Ole Fries

SOUND MIXING Oscar Stiebitz

COLOR GRADING Timm Kröger

PRODUCER Maximilian Feldmann, Luise Schröder

ASSISTANT PRODUCER Janina Rasch, Muarem Abdi

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Aida Mustafovska, Muarem Abdi

TRANSLATION 5E8O, Agron Imeri

SUBTITLE REVISION Madeleine Dallmeyer

TITLE DESIGN Tilo Hauke

DRAMATURGY CONSULTANT Rainer Komers

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