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) running RADIO ZOHRA, feature film, 110 min, screenplay & director, giftedfilms.                    YASMIN, TV Zweiteiler, screenplay, director: Roland Suso Richter, Zum Goldenen Lamm Filmproduktion 2010-15 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/92041566                     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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