Carsten   Unger   studied   “feature   directing”   at   the   Filmakademie   Baden-Wuerttemberg   in   Ludwigsburg.   In   2007   Carsten Unger   graduated   with   his   thesis   film   “DER   BLAUE   AFFE”   (engl:   “THE   BLUE   MONKEY”),   a   co-production   with   HR Broadcast.   During   his   studies   he   attended   the   Masterclass   „The   Hollywood   Perspektive“   at   the   UCLA   in   Los   Angeles   with a   scholarship   of   LBBW.   Since   2008   Carsten   works   as   a   freelancer   director   &   screenwriter   for   film   and   television.   In   April 2013    Carsten’s    debut    feature    film    “BASTARD”    had    its    theatrical    release,    a    co-production    with    SWR    Broadcast. “BASTARD”   opened   the   Internationale   Hofer   Filmtage   and   was   shown   on   several   international   film   festivals   and   has   won several   film   prices,   like   the   German   Film   Critics   Award   for   best   actress,   the   Baden-Wuerttemberg   Film   Price   for   best feature film and the Young German Cinema Award for best cinematography. filmography (selection) 2018 Über die Grenze, Folge: „Krieg der Strene“, TV Thriller, 90 Min., screenplay, SWR & DEGETO. in finance Karigula - Monster der Liebe, Kino-Ko, 110 minutes, screenplay & director, Kundschafter Film. 2017 Letzte Spur Berlin, TV Series, episode: „Schutzengel“, screenplay, ZDF Broadcast. 2016 RADIO ZOHRA, feature film, 110 min, screenplay, giftedfilms.                    YASMIN, TV Zweiteiler, screenplay, Zum Goldenen Lamm Filmproduktion. 2010-16 SOKO STUTTGART, TV Series, several episodes, screenplay, ZDF Broadcast. 2013 BASTARD, feature film, 124 min, screenplay and director – Theatrical Release 2013 Gifted Films in Coproduction with SWR Broadcast. Opening Movie Hofer Filmtage. Prices: Baden-Wuerttemberg Film Price for best feature film, German Film Critics Award for best actress, Young German Cinema Award for best cinematography. Festivalfilmpolicier Liege for best screenplay, Prix du Jury Jeune, Prix du Jury Juene Europeén. Special Screening MoMa New York 2009 DER BLAUE AFFE – Medium Length - 35mm - 45 min. Gifted Films in Coproduction with HR-Broadcast. Audience Award Bucharest Int. Film Festival, Best Cinematography Award Int. Film Festival Bulgaria, Int. Hofer Filmtage, Paris Tout Court, Camerimage, Kolkata India. 2007 ZAHME VÖGEL, Kurzfilm, 32 Min, S16mm, Filmakademie BW. 2006 HAUT, Kurzfilm, 25 Min, 16mm, Filmakademie BW. 2005 FASS MICH AN, Dogma95, 45 Min, Filmakademie BW. training 2001-07 Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, directing feature films. 2015 Babylon 2015, Feature Development Program, project: „The Noble Jacques“ 2015 Techniques of directing Actors, by Scandar Copti 2015 Masterclass „The Writer’s Journey”, by Christopher Vogler 2013 Masterclass „Deconstructing Dracula“, by James V. Hart 2012 Masterclass „Directing Feature Films”, by Mark W. Travis 2012 Zürich Master Class, 12. Zürich Filmfestival. 2009-08 Masterclass SOKO Stuttgart, by Klaus Bassiner, ZDF Broadcast. 2008 Screenwriter‘s Camp, ARD/ZDF Medienakademie. 2004 Masterclass „The Hollywood Perspektive“, UCLA Los Angeles, Scolarship LBBW
CARSTEN UNGER  Director & Scriptwriter MAIL: mail@carstenungerfilm.de WEB: www.carstenungerfilm.de SHOWREEL http://vimeo.com/84392946 BASTARD https://vimeo.com/243334835                     request passord
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SHOWREEL CREDITS BASTARD, 120 min., Kino-Co SWR, theatrical release April 2013 cast: Martina Gedeck, Antonia Lingemann, Markus Krojer, Beate Maes, Stephan Schadt, Mathias Koeberlin wirter&director: Carsten Unger cinematography: Lars Petersen producer: Reza Bahar music: Ralf Hildenbeute & Steve-B-Set art-director: Christian Strang DER BLAUE AFFE, 45 min., HR cast: Esther Zimmering, Mathias Schweighöfer, Ingeborg Westphal und Wolfgang Packhäuser wirter&director: Carsten Unger cinematography: Lars Petersen producer: Reza Bahar music: Andreas Moiser, Philipp Kümpel art-director: Christian Strang ZAHME VÖGEL, Shortfilm, 32 min. cast: Dagmar Leesch, Jacob Matschenz, Irene Kugler und Veit Stuebner wirter&director: Carsten Unger cinematography: Lars Petersen producer: Reza Bahar art-director: Katarina Lange © Carsten Unger
CARSTEN UNGER  writer & director
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