Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Film director, Producer, Screenwriter, Editor
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv, Dance

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck was born in Cologne in 1973 and grew up in New York, Berlin, Frankfurt and Brussels. After Russian Studies at the National IS Institute in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), he studied Political Science, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford University. In 1996, he completed a period of practical study of direction with Richard Attenborough (production In Love and War) and then studied Directing at the Academy of Television and Film in Munich. His films include the shorts: Midnight (Mitternacht, 1996), For the Rest of Our Lives (Das Datum, 1997), Dobermann (1999), The Crusader (Der Templer, 2001), What the Witness Saw (2002), and his Academy Award-winning feature debut The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen, 2005).


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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