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2011

FORGETTING DAD

Short List German Film Award 'Lola' (German Oscar equivalent)



2010

FORGETTING DAD

Honorable Mention Dallas Video Festival (USA)



2009

FORGETTING DAD

Honorable Mention Achtung Berlin – New Berlin Film Award

Audience Award Ippokrates International Health Film Festival, Kos (Greece)

William Dieterle Filmpreis (Special Prize), Germany

Grand Jury Prize, GZDOC, Guangzhou (China)



2008

FORGETTING DAD

Special Jury Award Joris Ivens Competition – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam IDFA



2007

VERSCHLUßZEIT (working title)

Project development grant DEFA-Stiftung (Germany)



2006

Artist residency Villa Aurora in Pacific Palisades, California



2005

HOMEMADE HILLBILLY JAM

Prize of the State Film Service Rheinland-Pfalz, 22nd Video/Filmtage Koblenz (Germany)



2002

HEAVEN ON EARTH

FIPA d’or (first prize) and honorable mention from the youth jury, International Festival of Audiovisual Programs (FIPA) Biarritz, France



2001

HEAVEN ON EARTH

Babelsberg Media Prize (best graduation film – documentary – in Germany)

Hans W. Geissendoerfer Young Talent Award Germany

Audience Award for best doc., Brooklyn Int’l Film Festival

Special Prize of the European Film School Jury SEE Docs in Dubrovnik (Croatia)

Bronze Plaque Columbus International Film Festival (The Chris Awards)



1998

THE BOOK OF LENINS

Jury prize Cinarchea Int’l Archaeology Film Festival Kiel, Germany


GOOD GUYS & BAD GUYS

Bronze Plaque Columbus Int’l Film & Video Festival (The Chris Awards)



1997

GOOD GUYS & BAD GUYS

Honorable mention Leipzig Documentary Film Festival

Rector’s Prize HFF “Konrad Wolf”



1995

Writer’s grant Schloss Wiepersdorf, Germany



1992

Ahmanson Foundation Grant

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) grant


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