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Solveig Klaßen

Assistant professor documentory filmproduction, prorector of teaching and studies
+49 221 20189 - 150

* 1969

1992–2000 Studied directing at German Film and Television Academy Berlin
2000–2001 Chinese preparatory course at FU Berlin
2001–2003 DAAD scholarship for postgraduate study at Beijing Film Academy

Professional career
1995 in charge of video for Ballett Ulm
1997–2001 freelance editor at Deutsche Welle TV
2003 project management “Hollywood in Nigeria” with Hebbel am Ufer in cooperation with Internationales Forum Junger Film and DffB
since 2004 lectures on contemporary Chinese film, jury member
since 2004 research fellow at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne in the field of film


1998–2000 Jenseits von Tibet / script, director / cinema documentary film / 88 min. / 35 mm
2001 Mein Vater, seine Familie und ich / script, director / documentary film / 60 min. / DigiBeta
2002–2003 My camera doesn’t lie /script, director, production / documentary film / 92 min. / DigiBeta

2003–2004 Silver Girls / documentary series for arte/ co-director with Alice Agneskirchner
2008 Qi - auf den Spuren chinesischer Heilkunst / script, director / documentary film / 81 min./ HD Cam

2013 Yoga! Die Kunst des Lebens / script, director/ documentary film / 60 min./ HD Cam

Festivals (selection)

Max Ophüls Filmfestival Saarbrücken / Int. Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm/ Transmediale- Video Festival Berlin/ Int. Dokumentarfilmfestival München/Int. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam/ Int. Filmfestival Göteborg/ Int. Filmfestival San Francisco/ Int. Filmfestival Thessaloniki/ Internationales Forum Junger Film, Berlin/ Viennale, Wien/ Int. Filmfestival Hongkong/ Int. Filmfestival Singapure/ Int. Filmfestival Jeonju/ Los Angeles Int. Filmfestival...

Prizes / awards

Bayerischer Dokumentarfilmpreis Der junge Löwe /

Preis der Jugendjury, Int. Leipziger Festival für Dokumentar- und Animationsfilm /

Sonderpreis der Jury Filmfestival Graz /

Nominierung Joris Ivens Award, Int. Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam

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