Oliver Schmitz

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Location: Berlin, Germany
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Cinema

  • Shepherds And Butchers
    Videovision / Distant Horizon 2016
    (Berlinale 2016 – Audience Award)
    (Best Direction – South African Film And Television Awards)
    (Best Feature, Best Cinematography –Woodstock Film Festival)
    (African Film Festival Cologne – Audience Award)
  • Life Above All
    Dreamer Jointventure 2010
    (Shortlist, Best Foreign Film, Academy Awards 2011)
    (Best Direction, Best Film, Best Script – South African Film And Television Awards)
    (Francois Chalais Prize – Cannes Film Festival)
    (Special Jury Prize -Dubai International Film Festival)
  • Paris Je T’aime
    Victoire Production 2007
  • Hijack Stories
    Schlemmer Film 2000
    ( Bronze Tanit, Carthage Film Festival)
  • Mapantsula
    One Look Productions 1988
    (Best South African Film Of The Decade – South African Film And Television Awards)
    (Interchurch Film Prize – Munich Film Festival)
    (Best Director, Best Script – Saa Vita Film Awards)

In Pre-Production: (Cast Attached)

  • The Outside Room
    Patrick Holtzen – Mutz Media/Gareth Wiley - 2022

In Development: (Cast Attached)

  • The Unlikely Gunrunner
    David Max Brown/ Tendeka Matatu/ Alexandra Stone - 2020/2021

Television (Selection)

  • Die Heiland (4 Episodes)
    Olga Film/ Ard (2021)
  • Frau Sonntag
    Gaumont/ Ard (2020)
  • Professionals ( 3 Episodes )
    Most Media/ Leonine/Tnt/Viaplay 2019
  • Amokspiel
    Sat1/ Tv60 2018
  • Stubbe Spezial
    Zdf/ Polyphon 2018
  • Usedom Krimi ( 2 Episodes )
    Zdf/ Polyphon 2015/17
    (Hamburg Film Festival 2015)
  • Das Pubertier (First 3 Episodes)
    Zdf / Ufa 2017
  • Familie Ohne Hindernisse (Tv Movie)
    Mdr/ Ariane Krampe Film 2016
  • Allein Unter…(5 Tv Movies)
    Sat1/ Hager Moss Film 2009-2014
    (Best Lead Actor Nomination – Bavarian Television Awards)
    (Best Young Actress – Bavarian Television Awards)
  • Familie Ohne Grenzen (Tv Movie)
    Sat1/ Hager Moss Film 2013
    (Nominated Best Film –Jupiter Awards)
  • Willkommen Im Krieg (Tv Movie)
    Sat1/ Ninety Minute Fim 2011
  • Türkisch Für Anfänger (Series)
    Ard/ Hofmann&Voges 2006/8
    (Nominated Best Comedy Series -International Emmy Awards)
    (Best Serial Programme – Rocky Awards)
    (Best Direction – Adolf Grimme Prize)
    (Best Seires – German Television Prize)
  • Doctor’s Diary (Series)
    Rtl/ Polyphon 2006/7
    (Best Series – Adolf Grimme Prize)
    (Best Series – German Television Prize)
    Pilots
  • St. Maik (Series)
    Rtl/ Ufa 2016
    (Nominated German Comedy Prize)
  • Christine, Perfekt War Gestern (Series)
    Rtl/Polyphon 2012
    (Nominated Best Series – Jupiter Television Awards)
    (Nominated For (Best Seires – German Television Prize)
  • Die Trickser (Series)
    Rtl/Endemol 2008
  • Doctors Diary (Series)
    Rtl/ Polyphon 2006/7
    (Awards Listen Above)

In Development:

  • 418 (Series)
    Ka Entertainment / Gaumont 2019

Documentaries (Selection)

  • Joburg Stories
    Arte/ Dominant 7 1997
    (Prix Du Documentaire, Vues D’afrique, Montreal)
    With Brian Tilley
  • Fruits Of Defiance
    Afravision 1990
    With Brian Tilley

Screenplays

  • Books And Bullets – Pitch, With Aaryan Trivedi
  • 7 Assasins – Pitch, With Aaryan Trivedi
  • Massawa- With Rosina Kaleab
  • Resolution 418 (6 Part Series) In Development
    With Aaryan Trivedi / Know Associates Entertainment/ Gaumont (2018/2019)
  • Bugs And Drugs ( Movie)
    With Aaryan Trivedi / Wthw (What The Hero Wants) 2018/2019
  • Singleholics (Adaptation)
    Intelligent Media 2015
  • Paris Je T’aime (Place Des Fetes)
    Victoire Production 2007
  • Hijack Stories (With Lesego Rampolokeng)
    Schlemmer Film 2000
  • Soft Targets (Unfilmed)
    With Achmat Dangor 1995
  • Mapantsula (With Thomas Mogotlane)
    One Look Productions 1988

Show reel is available on request


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