Berlin Fellowship 2017 — Film and Media Art

Ines Thomsen

1975 
born in Pinneberg / Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

1997–2004 
Cinematography studies at the Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen‚ “Konrad Wolf” (Filmuniversität Babelsberg), Potsdam-Babelsberg, diploma

2000–2001 
Studied film at the Escola Superior de Cinema i Audiovisuals de Catalunya (ESCAC) in Barcelona, DAAD scholarship

since 2015 
Member of the Deutsche Filmakademie


Ines Thomsen lives and works as a director, camerawoman and film lecturer in Berlin.

www.inesthomsen.de

// Fellowships, Grants, Awards (selection)

2016 
Democracy is nominated for the Deutscher Filmpreis (documentary movie, directed by David Bernet; camera: Ines Thomsen, et al.)

2015 
new berlin film award – Best Documentary for Ein Papagei im Eiscafé (documentary movie, directed by and camera: Ines Thomsen)
Achtung Berlin film festival

2012 
“Crossing Borders” research grant – Robert Bosch Stiftung

2010 
Fipresci Award for Todos vós sodes capitáns (feature film, directed by Oliver Laxe; camera: Ines Thomsen)
Quinzaine des Réalisateurs, Cannes
Signis Award for Todos vós sodes capitáns
Festival Internacional de Cine de Mar del Plata, Argentina, etc.

2007 
Best Documentary for Mañana al Mar (documentary movie, directed by and camera: Ines Thomsen)
International competition, It’s All True, International Documentary Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil

2006 
Max-Ophüls-Preis (documentary film award) for Mañana al Mar
Prix Europa, Best Documentary for Mañana al Mar, et al.

2001 
sportfrei is nominated for the Deutscher Kamerapreis (short film, documentary, directed by Anna Klamroth; co-director and camera: Ines Thomsen)

2000 
1st Prize in the German competition for sportfrei
International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen

// List of Works, Filmography

Directing

2014  
Ein Papagei im Eiscafé, documentary movie, 80 min / 52 min,   directed by and camera: Ines Thomsen

2006  
Mañana al Mar, documentary movie, 83 min / 55 min   directed by and camera: Ines Thomsen

2004  
Cantando la Vida’, documentary, 15 min   directed by Ines Thomsen and Marcus Göppner; camera: Ines Thomsen
Spielgefährten, documentary, 7 min   directed by Ines Thomsen; camera: Ines Thomsen and Lars Lenski

2000  
sportfrei, documentary, 13 min   directed by Anna Klamroth, co-director and camera: Ines Thomsen

Camera (selection)

2017  
Sandmädchen, documentary movie, 80 min, directed by Mark Michel

2015  
Democracy – Im Rausch der Daten, documentary movie, 100 min, directed by David  Bernet; camera: Marcus Winterbauer, Dieter Stürmer, François Roland, Ines Thomsen

2012  
Mala Hanoi, documentary, 80 min, directed by Martina Sakova

2011  
Die Pfandleiher, documentary, 80 min, directed by Stanislaw Mucha

2010  
Todos vós sodes capitáns, feature film, 80 min, directed by Oliver Laxe

2009  
Elf Onkel, feature film, 100 min, directed by Herbert Fritsch; camera: Jan Zabeil and Ines Thomsen