MEET KATHARINA RIVILIS, NOMINATED FOR THE UNOFEX INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS WITH HER MOVIE - DAY X
KATHARINA RIVILIS was born 1985 in Saint Petersburg and grew up in Germany.
2003-2007 she studied acting at the UNIVERSITY OF FILM AND TELEVISION Potsdam-Babelsberg, in Germany.
Since then, she has been acting in film and television productions. Parallel she directed her own first short films and wrote scenarios. In 2012 she began her studies in film directing at the GERMAN FILM AND TELEVISION ACADEMY BERLIN (dffb).
During this time she created the short films "Ariana Forever!" and „Day X“, which were both shown at numerous international festivals and won several awards (e.g. Hofer Filmtage, Festival Européen du Court Métrage de Brest in France, New Berlin Film Award, Montréal World Film Festival, CPH:PIX and many more).
Her films engage with themes of political issues, coming of age, drama and melancholic portrays.
Currently she is living in Berlin and is working on the development of her first feature film „I’ll BE GONE IN JUNE“.
FILMOGRAPHY - DIRECTING
2011 ÁPNOIA | short film, 12 min
2012 THE GIRL WITH THE RED HAIR | short film, 10 min.
2013 OFFSTAGE | documentary short, 10 min.
2013 REMOTE CONTROL | short film, 7 min. | 16 mm | dffb
2014 JOEL & JEANNE | short film, 27 min.
2015 ARIANA FOREVER! | short film, 23 min. | dffb
2017 ELIA | medium length film, 41 min. | dffb
2019 DAY X | short film, 20 Min. | dffb & RBB
2020 RONDO | short film, 28 Min. | dffb