Helena Hufnagel
Writer, Director
 

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D-10625 Berlin

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ResidenceMünchen
 
FILMOGRAPHY (Selection)
2017PRETTY FAR FROM OKAY
Feature
Production: Filmschaft, Cocofilms
Screenplay: Helen Hufnagel, Sina Flammang, Madeleine Fricke
Director: Helena Hufnagel
PRETTY FAR FROM OKAY Bushwick Filmfstival New York - Best Feature Film
Auckland International Filmfestival - Best Director & Soundtrack
Movie and Arts Filmfestival Paris - Best Soundtrack & Nominated for Best Director, Best Feature et al.
Metropolis Preis (BVR) 2017 - Nominated
Max Ophüls Preis - Nominated for Best Feature & Best Actress (2017)
NDR Newcomer Award - Nominated (2017)
Neisse Filmfestival 2017 - Nominated for Best Feature (2017)
The Broad Humor Festival, Los Angeles - Nominated for Best Debut
Lady Filmmakers Festival, Los Angeles - Nominated for Best Feature Film

2015WILLA
Short Film
Production: Cocofilms
Writer: Sina Flammang
Director: Helena Hufnagel
Based on a short story by Stephen King
Sydney Filmfestival - Best Visual Effects
Faro Filmfestival - Best Fiction Short Film
Göttinger Kurzfilmfestival - Special Award
Southway Filmfesival - Best Student Film
Filmquest Festival - Nominated for Best Fantasy Short Film
Winter Film Awards New York - Nomination Best Horror Short Film
More than 40 Festivals (L.A. Shorts, Palm Springs, Miami Filmfestival, Winter Film Awards New York, Lund Filmfestival etc.)

2014POTILLA
Feature
Production: Sam Film
Screenplay: Helena Hufnagel, Sina Flammang
Based on the novel by Cornelia Funke
2013VOLCAN CON SOMBRERO
Short Film
Writer and director
Documentary, 14 min
2012ERNTEFAKTOR NULL
Short Film
Production: Cocofilms, Grabow/Bartetzko Filmproduktion
Documentary, 28 min.
Director
Deutscher Kurzfilmpreis - Nominated (2012)
More than 35 Festivals (Germany Shorts in Cannes, Opening film Dok.Fest München, Wendeland Shorts, San Francisco Film Festival et al.) (2012)

OTHER PROJECTS
2013PRINCESS
Spec Spot for the International Film Festival Berlin
Spotlight Filmfestival - Audience Award
2012-2017Several commercials in 2012-2016
Two-time scholar for the VFF fellowship
VGF scholarship (The Bavarian Film Center)
JETS program winner (during the International Film Festival Berlin 2017)
Winner of the Pro7/Sat1 Mainstream Prize 2015
Winner of the Pitch-Awards / Empfang der Filmhochschulen (during the International Film Festival Berlin 2013)
 
 
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS
 Studied at University for Television and Film Munich
 Freelancer at ARD Studio in Singapore and Vienna
 Studied Communication Sciences at LMU München