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KATHARINA

RIVILS

 

ABOUT KATHARINA RIVILIS

By Union of Excellence, July 28, 2020

NAME:

Katharina Rivilis

ROLE:

Director

INDUSTRY:

Film Industry

NOMINATION:

UNOFEX International Film Awards 2020

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MEET KATHARINA RIVILIS, NOMINATED FOR THE UNOFEX INTERNATIONAL FILM AWARDS WITH HER MOVIE - DAY X 

BIOGRAPHY 

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

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