Annekathrin Wetzel studied direction at the School of Film and Television, Melbourne University and has been working as a director and writer. She started her career with Channel 7, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and as a freelance writer for theatre and cinema in Australia. She directed several independent short films and gained experience in international productions at an early stage of her career. In 1998 she started working for the German public Television (ARD) and expanded in 2001 with her own company working for all national TV-Channels, Cinema and private Television, working in documentary. Annekathrins films were invited to many festivals worldwide, she won several prices for her work, e.g. Best 3D Film & Best Director, Best Script at the Sydney Shortfilm Festival, the Filmprice David and the 2nd price for Best Film at the Leipzig Shortfilm Festival. She has been trained by veteran filmmakers and dramatic advisors like Imogen Nabel, Keith Cunningham, Angela Heuser and held keynotes and speeches on 3D Storytelling and Transmedia. She has been an advisor for the use of gamification at the German State Channel (ARD-Alpha and BR).
Michael is a film and interactive producer. He graduated as Media Economist, is a trained journalist and Technologist and has been working in the media industry since 1999. He worked at KirchGroup’s International Co-Production Dept., on US Commercials for e.g. Warner Kids out of Toronto, at ZDF as well as for the EU at the Free State of Saxony in Brussels. He then worked long-term at leading German indie film production and distribution company Kinowelt (now Studiocanal), where he received international awards for his work. He further worked as Crossmedia concepter and analyst for a multi-awarded research project at the German film and TV university in Potsdam-Babelsberg, focusing on how to reach and engage young target groups and contributed to a variety of film, multi-platform and interactive projects. He produced films from documentary, comedies to arthouse and animation films. Besides films he produced webdocumentaries, concepted and produced games and Crossmedia/Transmedia projects. His Transmedia project ‘Call her Lotte’ premiered in Los Angeles, was invited to the Festival de Cannes’ Future of Cinema Section NEXT and received 17 awards on over 40 festivals worldwide so far. He was jury member of the Online Jury at Prix Europa, is Expert at the Berlinale Talent Campus since 2013, was jury member for different film festivals and the International 3D Society Los Angeles. He lead a project on Interactive Television at MIZ Media Innovation Center Babelsberg, continues to be invited to lecture at film schools and conferences and has published several articles.
We want to support young filmmakers and are always looking for exciting stories. We are open for script submission, be it fiction or documentary format. If you want to submit, please write to Ms. Wetzel. Please be informed that it might take time or we cannot at all respond to unsolicited script submission.
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