Esther Wenger
Director
 

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Theresienstr. 31
D-80333 München

Ulrike Weis-Wulfes
Tel.: +49-89-59 90 84 21
Fax: +49-89-55 03 855
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ResidenceMünchen
LanguagesGerman, English
 
FILMOGRAPHY (Selection)
2017DER ALTE
ZDF
Production: Neue Münchner Fernsehproduktion
Director
2 episodes
2016SOKO WISMAR - BODYCHECK
ZDF
Production: Cinecentrum
Director
2015HALIFAX
Feature
Development of a youth film
Submitted to Der besondere Kinderfilm
 DIE FALLERS
SWR
Production: SWR
Director
8 episodes
2014-2015MENDELSSOHN AUF DEM DACH
Research to expand on the concept for a mini series
2013EISIGES SCHWEIGEN
ZDF
Concept
2012FAMILIE DR. KLEIST
ARD/Degeto
Production: Polyphon
Director
5 episodes
2011HEITER BIS TÖDLICH IM NORDEN
ARD
Production: NDF
Director
4 episodes, 48 min each
 POLIZEIRUF 110 - RAUBVÖGEL
MDR
Production: Saxonia Media
Director
2010DER BERGDOKTOR
ZDF
Production: NDF
Director
8 episodes
 DIE FALLERS
SWR
Production: SWR
Director
8 episodes
2009-2010IN ALLER FREUNDSCHAFT
ARD
Production: Saxonia Media
Director
3 episodes
2009FAMILIE DR. KLEIST
ARD/DEGETO
Production: Polyphon
Director
4 episodes
 IN ALLER FREUNDSCHAFT
ARD
Production: Saxonia Media
Director
3 episodes, 45 min each
2008IN ALLER FREUNDSCHAFT
ARD
Production: Saxonia Media
Director
3 episodes, 45 min each
 KLINIK AM ALEX
Sat.1
Production: teamWorx
Director
2 episodes
2007STURM DER LIEBE
ARD
Production: Bavaria Film
Director
8 episodes
 IN ALLER FREUNDSCHAFT
ARD
Production: Saxonia Media
Director
3 episodes, 45 min each
 MITTEN IM ACHTEN
ORF
Production: Satel Film
Director
4 episodes
2006FALL FÜR B.A.R.Z.
SWR
Production: Maran Film
Director
3 episodes
 5 STERNE
ZDF
Production: NDF
Director
7 episodes, 45 min each
2004HINTER GITTERN
RTL
Production: Grundy UFA
Director
4 episodes
2003EIN GANZ NORMALES PAAR
SWR/ARD
Production: Maran Film
Director
90 min
2001FABRIXX
ARD
Production: Maran Film
Director
6 episodes, 25 min each
2000CD - CINE DAKAR 21, RUN THE CITY RACE
Short Film
Short Film for EXPO 2000
 MARIENHOF
ARD
Production: Bavaria Film
Director
105 episodes
1999DIE SCHULERS
BR
Production: RT1 und FILMGATE
Director
Pilot, 28 min
1998-1999GUTE ZEITEN, SCHLECHTE ZEITEN
RTL
Production: Grundy UFA
Director
20 episodes
1998K.K. LACKI
ZDF/KI.KA
Director
Pilot and 6 episodes, 12 min each
1997SAMARA - BEGEGNUNGEN AN DER WOLGA
Feature
Writer and Director
Documentary Feature on behalf of Goethe-Institut Moscow
1996WIE IM RICHTIGEN FERNSEHEN
BR/3sat
Writer and Director
45 min
Educational Film of the Institut für Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht (FWU)
1992-1994RECHT SO! - DAS FERNSEHSCHIEDSGERICHT
BR/ARD
Director
18 episodes, 30 min each
1991-1992BAYERN GEWINNT
BR
Concept, Line Producing and Director
Pilot and 28 episodes, 25 min each
1989EINE HOCHZEITSREISE
ARD
Director
Documentary Feature
3 episodes, 30 min each
1987-1990ZAPPZARAP
BR
Director
15 episodes, 30 min each
1985-1997DINGSDA
BR/ARD
Production: Megaherz
Director
30 episodes
 
 
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS
2014Chairman of the jury at Festival of Nations in Lenzing, Austria
 Member of the jury at Tehran International Short Film Festival
2013Founding of Festival of Nations (Short Film Festival) in Lenzing, Austria
1997Freelance Director
 Ph.D., Modern German Literature, Politics (major in Eastern Europe)
1987-1997Producer and Managing Partner of MEGAHERZ tv in Munich, Germany; during this time she has been responsible for the game show "Dingsda" (BR, ARD; Studio Director and Interviewer); the children's magazine "Zapprarapp" (BR), "Recht so! Das Fernsehschiedsgericht" (BR); the game show "Bayern gewinnt" (BR); development, producing and editorial management of the series "Denk ich an Deutschland".
1985Magister Artium, stays abroad in Czechoslovakia, Palestine and former Soviet Union