Andreas Voigt
Regisseur & Autor


Born in Eisleben, East- Germany, 1953. Childhood and youth in Dessau
Studied Physics in Cracow, Poland, and Economy in Berlin, Germany
Worked as an editor and scriptwriter at the DEFA - Documentary Film Studio
Film studies at the University for Film and Television in Potsdam - Babelsberg
From 1987 to 1991 director and scriptwriter at the DEFA - Documentary Film Studio in Berlin
After the film studio was closed - as a consequence of German unification - working as independent
film director, scriptwriter and producer for television, cinema, private German companies and government organizations


International Awards (selection)

·  Bavarian Film Award, 2017, Ceremony, weblink: Ceremony
·  Silver Wolf, Amsterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands
·  Grand Prix for Documentary, Festival du Film de Strasbourg, France

·  Dow, Leipzig International Documentary Film Festival, Germany
·  Grimme- Preis, Award, best Documentary in German TV,1992 and 2011
·  Grand Prix, Earth Vision Film festival, Tokyo, Japan
·  Best Film, TAC Film Festival Eugene, Ohio, USA

·  Golden Coins, Grand Prix, Roshd International Film Festival, Teheran 


Filmwork in:

France, Germany, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, India, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Syria, USA


teaching filmmaking in:

·      Eastman School for Music, University of Rochester, USA
·      University of Buffalo, USA
·      University of Toronto, Canada
·      India (Goethe Institut)
·       Syria
 (Damascus, Hochschule for Televison)
·       Singapore (Filmdepartment, NgeeAnn)

·      die medienakademie, Hamburg, Berlin, Germany
·      Universität Paderborn, Germany
·      nordmedia, Drehbuchförderung Niedersachsen, Germany

·      Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen, Potsdam Babelsberg, Germany




Andreas Voigt