Andreas Voigt

Born in Eisleben, East- Germany, 1953. Childhood and youth in Dessau Studied Physics in Cracow, Poland, and Economy in Berlin, Germany. Worked as an editor and scriptwriter at the DEFA – Documentary Film Studio. Film studies at the University for Film and Television in Potsdam – Babelsberg.

From 1987 to 1991 director and scriptwriter at the DEFA – Documentary Film Studio in Berlin. After the film studio was closed – as a consequence of German unification – working as independent film director, scriptwriter and producer for television, cinema, private German companies and government organizations

International Awards (selection)

·  Silver Wolf, Amsterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands

·  Grand Prix for Documentary, Festival du Film de Strasbourg, France

·  Dow, Leipzig International Documentary Film Festival, Germany

·  Adolf- Grimme- Preis, Award for the best Documentary in German Television in 1992 and 2011

·  Grand Prix, Earth Vision Film festival, Tokyo, Japan

·  Best Film, TAC Film Festival Eugene, Ohio, USA

·  Golden Coins, Grand Prix, Roshd International Film Festival, Teheran


Andreas has taught filmmaking in:

·      Eastman School for Music, University of Rochester, USA

·      University of Buffalo, USA

·      University of Toronto, Canada

·      India (Goethe Institut)

·       Syria (Damascus, Hochschule for Televison)

·       Singapore (Filmdepartment, NgeeAnn)

·       die medienakademie, Hamburg, Berlin, Germany

·       Universität Paderborn, Germany

·      nordmedia, Drehbuchförderung Niedersachsen, Germany

·      Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen, Potsdam Babelsberg, Germany


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