wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? (2018)

kein zickenfox (2014)
wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? (2018)
wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? (2018)
kein zickenfox (2014)
sookee (2018)

510 meter über dem meer (2008)

letzte runde (2012)

kerstin polte

director & scriptwriter
languages french, english
education

bachelor of arts in film, theatre and literature - university of laval, quebec, canada (1998)

diploma in media arts and film - staatliche hochschule für gestaltung karlsruhe (2005) 

master of arts in feature film directing and scriptwriting - zürich university of the arts, switzerland (2008)

munich screenplay workshop hff münchen (2012)

european training progam for directors ekran - wajda filmschool, warsaw, poland (2014)

director and editor for swr (1999-2006)

founder and creative director of the serienwerk gmbh (2015)

residence berlin
homepage www.kerstinpolte.com
contact jochen doell | phone +49(0)30 - 39 07 10 61 | jd@lastrada-doells.com

awards

2019 bayerischer filmpreis 2018 I best upcoming director for wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? / cloud whispers
2019 inclusion in the sources 2 script development program with blindgänger / highly explosive
2019 inclusion in the create! förderprogramm with robert sieht rot / bloody sunday
2019 berlin & beyond filmfestival san francisco I audience award for best feature film for wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? / cloud whispers  
2018 winner of the serien exposefördertopf pro7/sat.1
2018 festival des deutschen filmes ludwigshafen I jury special distinction for wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? / cloud whispers
2018 achtung berlin festival I german film critics award for wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? / cloud whispers
2016 distinction of the federeal government of germany as a cultural- und creative pioneer of germany
2015 int. lesbian film festival freiburg I audience award for the best film for kein zickenfox / everything but oom-pa-pa
2014 european director promotional program ekran / a. wajda filmschool warsaw, poland
2014 queer film festival hannover I audience award goldene perle for kein zickenfox
2014 pink apple zürich I audience award in the category documentarfilm for kein zickenfox
2014 int. queer festival bremen I audience award for kein zickenfox / everything but oom-pa-pa
2014 int. queer festival hamburg I audience award for the best documentarfilm for kein zickenfox / everything but oom-pa-pa
2012 munich screenplay workshop hff münchen 
2012 nomination in the section "pardi di domani" & prix europa int. filmfestival locarno for letzte runde / last round
2012 shortfilmlist for the best shortfilm of (swissfilms) for letzte runde / last round
2009 int. filmfestival tiflis I jury award for the best director for 510 meter über dem meer / 510 meters above sea level
2009 int. filmfestival uruguay I best shortfilm for 510 meter über dem meer / 510 meters above sea level 
2008 sponsor ship award of the rector zürich university of arts
2008 filmfestival tirana I special mention of the jury for 510 meter über dem meer / 510 meters above sea level
2008 shortlist for the best shortfilm (swissfilm) for 510 meter über dem meer / 510 meters above sea level
2005 diploma with distinction I staatliche hochschule für gestaltung karlsruhe
2005 berlinale talent alumni 

movie

2019

blindgänger / highly explosive (scriptwriter & director) (in preparation)

cinema

production: tam tam film

script development funding sh/hh / inclusion in the sources 2 program

2019

herstory (director & conception within the r.o.k.s. collective) (in preparation)

anthology series

production: pantaleon film

2019

olfi (scriptwriter) (in preparation)

cinema

adaption of the novel by christine nöstlinger

production: prisma film & tellux

2019

der vermittler / the job agent (headauthor & creator) (in preparation)

series (workplace procedual)

2019

robert sieht rot / bloody sunday (headauthor & creator) (in preparation)

series (comedy) 

2019

junges gemüse (director & co-author) (in preparation)

tv-film

production: u5 filmproduktion

channel: zdf

2019

äpfel und birnen (scriptwriter) (in preparation)

tv-film

development with v. jopp 

production: cognito films

channel: srf

2018

sookee - von seepferdchen & schränken / of seahorses & closets (director & writer)

portrait

production: serienwerk

channel: arte

2018

wer hat eigentlich die liebe erfunden? / cloud whispers (director & writer)

cinema

with corinna harfouch, meret becker, sabine timoteo u.a.

production: augenschein/cognito films 

distribution: alamonde

channel: sr/arte, srf, teleclub

2014

kein zickenfox / everything but oom-pa-pa (writer, director & editor)

cinema docuementary

co-author: dagmar jäger

production: sounding images 

distribution: darling berlin

2012

letzte runde / last round  (writer & director)

shortfilm

with charlotte schwab, laszlo l. kish

co-author: stephan schoenholtz

production: maximage

channel: srf

2008

510 meter über dem meer / 510 meters above sea level (writer & director)

shortfilm

with ulrike schwab, nicole lippold

production: zürich university of the arts

2006

piet melzer (writer & director)

episode of the film gg19 / about the german constituiton 

with anna schudt, thomas bading, karin neuhäuser

production: movie members

channel: zdf