Alex Eslam
Writer, Director
 

© Hanna Maria Heidrich

 
Theresienstr. 31
D-80333 München

Ulrike Weis-Wulfes
Tel.: +49 (0)89 599 08 4-21
Fax: +49 (0)89 550 38 5-5
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ResidenceBerlin
 
FILMOGRAPHY (Selection)
2017STRALSUND 12
ZDF
Production: Network Movie
Rewrite: Alex Eslam, Lisa van Brakel
 SOULS
Production: Geißendörfer Film- und Fernsehproduktion
Series bible: Alex Eslam, Lisa van Brakel
2016SOKO KÖLN
ZDF
Production: Network Movie
Director
4 episodes
201423 CASES
Sat.1
Production: H&V Entertainment
Screenplay: Alex Eslam, Sven Poser
2012BISSIGE HUNDE
ProSieben/Sat.1
Production: Wiedemann & Berg, Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Screenplay: Alex Eslam, Sven Poser
Director: Alex Eslam
Deutscher Fernsehpreis - Nominated for Best Screenplay
Deutscher Fernsehpreis - Nominated for Best Production Design (Jill Schwarzer)
Filmfest München
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis
Festival des deutschen Films
FernsehfilmFestival Baden-Baden - Competition
Highlights Ludwigsburg
Deutscher Kamerapreis - Talent Award

2011INFERNAL NUNS
Short Film
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg
Writers and Directors: Alex Eslam, Roland Petrizza
Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
Fantasia International Film Festival
Fantastic Fest
Telluride Film Festival
Knoxville Horror Film Festival
Paris International Fantastic Film Festival
Highlights Ludwigsburg
Cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival
Internationales Kurz Film Festival Hamburg
European Media Art Festival
Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart
Fantoche Internationales Festival für Animationsfilm
NexT International Film Festival
Kinofest - International Digital Film Festival
Hiroshima Kokusai Animation Festival
Wendland Shorts Kurzfilmfestival
Animayo El Festival Internacional de Cine de Animación, Efectos Especiales y Videojuegos
Cortoons International Animation Short Film Festival of Rome

2010WHEN THE HURLYBURLY'S DONE
Short Film
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, Filmblau
Writers and Directors: Alex Eslam, Hanna Maria Heidrich
WHEN THE HURLYBURL'S DONE New York Festivals Television and Film Awards - Silver World Medal
Los Angeles Film Festival - Honorable Mention
Geneva Film Festival - Best Narrative Short
Geneva Film Festival - Nominated for Best Female Performance
No Limits International Student Film Festival - Best Picture
Orlando Film Festival - Best Student Short Film
Cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival - Best Cinematography
Accolade Film Competition - Merit Award
Dublin International Film Festival - Best European Short
Official Best of Fest Award
Filmfest Max Ophüls Preis
New German Directors' Showcase
American Release on MTV, USA

2009-2010WOLF UNTER SCHAFEN
Short Film
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Writer and Director
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg - Caligari-Award
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis
Landshuter Kurzfilmfestival
Highlights Ludwigsburg
Cellu l'art Kurzfilmfestival
Fresh Film Fest

2009CELEBRATE SENSUALITY
Short Film
Production: Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Writers and Directors: Alex Eslam, Hanna Maria Heidrich
First Steps Commercial Award (2009)
New German Directors' Showcase
Spotlight Festival für Bewegtbildkommunikation - Spotlight Students Award Bronze
Art Directors Club - Merit Award

OTHER PROJECTS
2015WATCHEVER - GROUNDHOG DAY
Commercial
Production: Cloud Film
 TRIVAGO - NEW YORK, BANGKOK, ITALIEN
Commercial
Production: Rainer Spix
Concept: Die Rabauken
Directors: Alex Eslam, Hanna Maria Heidrich
 WWF - I AM NATURE
Commercial
Production: who's mcqueen picture
Director: Alex Eslam
Concept: Die Rabauken
 CHANGE
Commercial
Production: who's mcqueen picture
Concept and Director: Alex Eslam
 
 
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS
2012Studied Directing at Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
2009Studied Theatre Directing at Central Saint Martin's College, London
2002-2005Intern and Assistant for several commercials in Munich, Germany, and Los Angeles
1983Born in Mainz, Germany