Lucky Fellow June 2020

Our documentary Lucky Fellow is part of the 20minmax festival in Germany. 

CHAOS June 2020

CHAOS is invited to the 17th Annual Rennes International Short Film Festival, which will take place in October 2020.




CHAOS October 2019

CHAOS is shown out of competition in the DOC Lisboa festival in Portugal this month.

CHAOS – November 2019

Our short CHAOS is going to Bulgaria and the Early Bird International Student Film Festival.

CHAOS – November 2019

CHAOS will have its Polish premiere in Camerimage, the world-renowned festival with a focus on camera work. Our film is part of the student competition.

CHAOS – November 2019

CHAOS comes to France. It will have its French premiere in November in Brest at the European Short Film Fest.

CHAOS – October 2019

CHAOS is coming to its country of production and will have its German premiere in Hof in October.

CHAOS – October 2019

CHAOS is part of the out-of-competition program of the Contact – International Student Film Festival in Turky in October.

CHAOS – October 2019

Milano! CHAOS had its Italian premiere at the very popular Milano Film Fest.

CHAOS – October 2019

CHAOS is part of the Amsterdam Independent Film Fest




CHAOS – October 2019

Our short Chaos is coming to Scotland. It will be screened as part of the official selection at the Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 in October.

CHAOS – October 2019

Chaos is invited to the San Jose International Shortfest in the USA which will take place in october.


CHAOS – July 2019

Our short CHAOS is part of the North Bend Film Festival in Washington. The city is the original shooting location for David Lynch “Twin Peaks”.

CHAOS – July 2019

CHAOS will be screened as part of the Islantilla Cineforum in Spain.

CHAOS – May 2019

Our one-shot short CHAOS will have its world premiere at the very renowned Palm Springs International Shortfest 2019. Our film competes in the student live action short competition. We are more than proud!

Glückskind – July 2019

Our documentary Glückskind is nominated at Naturvision Film Festival in Ludwigsburg.

DIE SPIELER – April 2019

DIE SPIELER is part of the Achtung Berlin Shortfilm Competition 2019.

Night Owls – April 2019

Night Owls is part of the OderKurz-Filmpspektakel in Zollbrücke, 2019.

DIE SPIELER – March 2019

DIE SPIELER is shown as part of the Berlin Visionär Festival 2019.

DIE SPIELER – Feb 2019

DIE SPIELER was awarded with the “Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll” by the FBW.

DIE SPIELER – Feb 2019

We are very happy to announce that DIE SPIELER will be screened at the 2019 Landshuter Kurzfilm Festival in March.

Lucky Fellow – Dec 2018

Our documentary Lucky Fellow was awarded with the “Prädikat Besonders Wertvoll” by the federal authority for evaluating and rating film and media in Germany.


Our film DIE SPIELER will be screened as part of the Nordische Filmtage 2018 and the Biberacher FIlmfestspiele 2018.


DIE SPIELER is competing in the Kinofest Lünen 2018.

DIE SPIELER & Lucky Fellow

Both of my films, DIE SPIELER and Lucky Fellow, will be screened at the 2018 Interfilmfest. DIE SPIELER is part of the German Short competition, while Lucky Fellow is part of the Kuki competition.


We are very happy to announce that DIE SPIELER (THE PLAYERS) won the Short Plus Award at the 12. Fünf Seen Festival 2018.

Night Owls

Our short Night Owls will have its world premiere at this years Queer Lisboa festival in Portugal where it is nominated for the European School Short Film Award.

I was granted a travel grant by Step Travel, which is an initiative by the European Cultural Foundation (THANKS SO MUCH). I will write a few updates on my trip and you can follow them on my travel page.


Our short DIE SPIELER (The Players) will be part of the Fünf Seen Festival 2018 and is nominated for the short plus award.


I shot another short film! CHAOS was created as part of the “One-Shot seminar” at the Berlin Film Academy with Michael Bertl. It will be 04:45 minutes long and we hope to have a short post-production. The film will start it’s festival run later this year.


Our film Die Spieler (The Players) will have it’s world premiere at the International Filmfest Emden (Germany).

We are more than happy to announce that is nominated for the shortfilm prize.

These are the screening times:

08.06.2018, 11:00 Uhr, vhs Forum, Emden

08.06.2018, 21:30 Uhr, vhs Forum, Emden

10.06.2018, 15:30 Uhr, vhs Forum, Emden

Lucky Fellow

We are proud to announce that Lucky Fellow is nominated for the documentary price at the 28th Bamberberger Kurzfilmtage.


Our split screen parable HOME is part of the renowned Interfilmfestival 2017 in Berlin. It will be shown as part of the Split Screen series.

Lucky Fellow

Lucky Fellow is Part of the 8th Green Culture Zagreb and will play in the Green Fest. 65 films are in competition and will be shown November 14th-17th in Zagreb.

Lucky Fellow was awarded with the outstanding Achievement in Documentary FIlmmaking in the Autumn SHorts FilmF estival in Kentucky, USA 2017.


I shot a new short film, “Night Owls” as part of the “Liebesszenen”-seminar (love scenes) at the dffb. Every short had to involve sex in some sense. We are in the midst of editing and expext the film to be finished in 6-8 weeks. Once again the great Valentin Erb was in front of the camera, as well as my long time friend and great theater actor Maik Solbach.


Our documentary “Glückskind” ran at the 28th Emden international Filmfest, Germany, as part of the “Filmfest meets Einstein” competition.


“HEIMAT” is selected and part of the short film contest of the Durban International FIlm festival in South Africa, July 2017.


“Glückskind” is selected for the Art All Night Festival on Trenton in New Jersay, USA, June 2017.


“HEIMAT” is part of the Tlanchana Fest international short film competition in Mexico, April 2017.


Our short documentary “Glückskind” won the international Documentary short film award 2017 in Leiria (Portugal)! We are more than happy…


Our short documentary “Glückskind” is part of the Leira Film Festival in Portugal in March 2017 in the International Documentary Short Film contest.




















Our Film HEIMAT will be shown at the Muestra de Palencia Festival 2017 in Spain as part of the international shortfilm contest.

In April HEIMAT will be part of the Independent Film Days Festival 2017 in Karlsruhe Germany.



















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My first video essay

Nightcrawler is a very complex film and this deconstruction is an attempt to analyze Dan Gilroys and Robert Elswits methods. This video examines the visual concepts that were applied, with a particular focus on staging and framing.



















The Players

We just finished shooting my latest short film, “The Players”. It is a 20 minute parable about play instinct and freedom and representative as my 4th year project at the Berlin film academy. We shot 7 days in Berlin and 1 day in Münster.

You can find some impressions in the photos section.

Cast – Valentin Erb – Aykut Kayacic – Björn von der Wellen – Burak Yigit – Ernest Hausmann – Kai Maertens – and others

Director of Photography – Lukas Eylandt

Production – Tamara Erbe & Tobias Gaede

We expect the film to be finished early-mid 2017.




















My 3rd year project, “Mama” at the Berlin film academy is currently on the festival circuit and will later appear here on the website.

Cast – Katharina Heyer – Cornelia Köndgen – Horst-Günther Marx

Director – Samuel Auer

Director of Photography – Paul Näther

Production – Tobias Gaede