Dennis Gansel

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Languages

German, English

Location

Berlin

Agent

Sigrid Narjes
Tel.: +49 (0)89 599 08 4-51

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Filmography Selection

Cinema/TV Miscellaneous

2019

JIM KNOPF UND DIE WILDE 13
Production: Rat Pack Filmproduktion (Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures Germany)
Writer: Dirk Ahner
Director: Dennis Gansel
Based on the Children's Book of the same name by Michael Ende

2018-2019

WE ARE THE WAVE - SEASON 1
Production: Rat Pack Filmproduktion
Executive Producer: Dennis Gansel
Writer: Jan Berger (Headautor), Kai Hafemeister, Christine Heinlein, Thorsten Wettcke, Ipek Zübert
Director: Anca Miruna Lazarescu, Mark Monheim
6 x 45 Min.

2016-2017

JIM BUTTON AND LUKE THE ENGINE DRIVER
Production: Rat Pack Filmproduktion (Distributor: Warner Bros. Entertainment)
Writer: Dirk Ahner, Andrew Birkin, Sebastian Niemann
Director: Dennis Gansel
Based on the Children's Book of the same name by Michael Ende
Deutscher Filmpreis - Nominated for Best Children's Film (2019)
Filmfest München - Children's Media Award Der weiße Elefant for Best Feature Film (2018)
Jupiter Award - Nominated for Best Picture National (2019)
Animago Award - Best Feature Film (2018)
Portland German Film Festival (2018)
Festival des deutschen Films Ludwigshafen - Children's Film Award Der goldene Nils (2018)

2014

MECHANIC - RESURRECTION
Production: Millennium Films (Distributor: Universum Film)
Writer: Tony Mosher, Philip Shelby
Director: Dennis Gansel

2010-2011

DIE VIERTE MACHT
Production: UFA Cinema (Distributor: Universal Pictures International Germany)
Writer and Director: Dennis Gansel

2009

WIR SIND DIE NACHT
Production: Rat Pack Filmproduktion (Distributor: Constantin Film)
Idea and Director: Dennis Gansel
Writer: Jan Berger

2006-2007

THE WAVE
Production: Rat Pack Filmproduktion (Distributor: Constantin Film)
Writer: Dennis Gansel, Peter Thorwarth
Director: Dennis Gansel
Based on the novel of the same name by Morton Rhue
Deutscher Filmpreis - Best Screenplay Bronze (2008)
Sundance Film Festival - International Competition (2008)

2003-2004

BEFORE THE FALL
Production: Olga Film (Distributor: Constantin Film)
Writer: Dennis Gansel, Maggie Peren
Director: Dennis Gansel
Rencontres Cinématographiques de Cannes - Audience Award (2005)
Festival du Film de Compiègne - Audience Award (2005)
Giffoni International Film Festival - Best Picture (2005)
Hamptons International Film Festival - Audience Award (2004)
Lucca Film Festival e Europa Cinema - Best Picture (2004)
Bayerischer Filmpreis - Best Director (2004)
Deutscher Filmpreis - Best Screenplay unproduced (2003)

2000

GIRLS ON TOP
Production: Olga Film (Distributor: Constantin Film)
Writer: Maggie Peren, Christian Zübert
Director: Dennis Gansel

1999

THE PHANTOM
Production: Becker & Häberle Filmproduktion
Writer: Dennis Gansel, Maggie Peren
Director: Dennis Gansel
Jupiter Award - Best TV Movie (2000)
Grimme-Preis - Best Fiction & Entertainment (2001)
FernsehfilmFestival Baden-Baden - 3sat-Audience Award (2000)

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Biography

Studied at Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film (HFF) Munich