Chris Kraus
Writer
 

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Wielandstraße 5
D-10625 Berlin

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Tel.: +49-30-288 773 0
Fax: +49-30-288 773 10
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ResidenceBerlin
LanguagesGerman
 
FILMOGRAPHY (Selection)
2014DAS KALTE BLUT
Feature
Production: Dor Film West und Four Minutes Film
Screenplay in development
2013DIE BLUMEN VON GESTERN
Feature
Writer and Director
(Filming in 2015)
Nominierung Deutscher Filmpreis
- Bestes Drehbuch (2017)

Eröffnungsfilm Hofer Filmtage (2016)
Wettbewerb - 29th Tokyo International Filmfestival
Baden-Württembergische Filmpreis (2016)

Thomas Strittmatter Preis- Best screenplay (2013)
2008-2009POLL
Feature
Production: Kordes & Kordes Film
Writer and Director
Europaen Filmfestival Sevilla- Nominated for Golden Giraldillo (2010)
International Filmfestspiele Rom -Marc Aurelio Special Award of the Jury & Award for the Film Composer Annette Focks (2010)
Biberacher Filmfestspiele -Golden Biber (2010)
2007BELLA BLOCK- DIE REISE NACH CHINA
ZDF
Production: UFA
Writer and Director
2005VIER MINUTEN
Feature
Production: SWR, Kordes & Kordes Film
Writer and Director
untill now 46 international Awards e.g. German Movie Award in Gold Best Movie (2007)
Jin Jue Award, Shanghai International Film Festival Category: Best Feature Film (2007)
4 Awards at Bayerischen Filmpreis e.g. Best Screenplay (2007)
Filmfest Genua- Best Feature Film and Audience Award (2007)
11. Sofia International Filmfestival- Best Director and FIPRESCI-Award (2007)
12th Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, San Francisco- Audience Award (2007)
3. Reykjavik International Filmfestivals- Best Picture (2007)
28. Bibacher Filmfestspiele Goldener Biber for Best Picture and Audience-Biber (AudienceAward) (2007)
20th Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cannes -Audience Award (2007)
8th International Festival Music&Cinema Auxerre- Special Prize of Jury (2007)
Baden- Württembergischer Drehbuchpreis (Award for Script) (2004)
2004ACAPULCO
Feature
Production: Kordes & Kordes Film
Writer
2002C(R)OOKS
Feature
Production: DOR Film
Writer
Director: Pepe Danquardt
 SCHERBENTANZ
Feature
Production: av communications
Writer and Director
Based on his own novel
6th Festival de Cinema de Mallorca Award- Best Director (2003)
New Faces Award- Best Director (2003)
Förderpreis Deutscher Film- Best Screenplay (2002)
Bayerischer Filmpreis- Best Director- Newcomer (2002)
2001HOME SWEET HOME
Feature
Production: Twenty Twenty Vision
Director: Filippos Tsitos
Co-Writer
2000DIE BLECHTROMMEL 2
Feature
Production: Bioskop Film
Screenplay: Chris Kraus, Volker Schlöndorff
not filmed yet
1999LIEBESLUDER
Feature
Production: Boje Buck Produktion
Director: Detlev Buck
Co-Writer
 DER EINSTEIN DES SEX
Feature
Production: Rosa von Praunheim Filmproduktion
Writer
Director: Rosa von Praunheim
Deutschen Drehbuchpreis- Nominated (1999)
 DREI CHINESEN MIT DEM KONTRABASS
Feature
Production: ndF
Director: Klaus Krämer
Dramaturgy
OTHER PROJECTS
2008FIDELIO
Operaproduction, Conductor:Claudio Abbado
International Co-Production Fondazione I Teatri di Reggio Emilia, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Teatro Real Madrid
Premio Abbiati for Best Opera-Performance in 2008 (2009)
 
 
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS
1991-1997Studied directing at dffb Berlin
Lecture for dramaturgy at dffb Berlin and HFF Potsdam