André Schäfer

André Schäfer

Darsteller, Regie, Drehbuch
*30.08.1966 Troisdorf

Biography

André Schäfer, born on 30.8.1966, studied history and journalism at Munich University while attending a training course at the German School of Journalism. He has contributed to various newspapers and magazines as a freelance journalist, and has also made features for public broadcasters as well as the private channel, stern-TV.

He has directed numerous award-winning documentaries. The documentary feature for cinema and television "Lenin kam nur bis Lüdenscheid - Meine kleine deutsche Revolution" ("Lenin only got as far as Lüdenscheid") was nominated for the German Film Award and the German Documentary Film Prize. "John Irving und wie er die Welt sieht" ("The World according to Irving") was shown at international festivals including the Montreal World Film Festival and the Cambridge Film Festival. "Rock Hudson - Dark And Handsome Stranger" and "Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner" ("Here's looking at you, Boy") had their world premieres at the Berlinale. He was participant of the Discovery Campus Masterschool with "100 Porsches and Me".

In 2001 he became a partner of the Cologne-based company Florianfilm GmbH, which develops documentaries for international co-production.

Source: German films Service & Marketing GmbH

Filmography

2016/2017 You'll never walk alone
Director
 
2013-2015 Herr von Bohlen
Cast, Director, Screenplay
 
2012/2013 Deutschboden
Director, Screenplay
 
2011 John Irving und wie er die Welt sieht
Director
 
2010/2011 Perry Rhodan - Unser Mann im All
Director
 
2010 Piraten - Wegelagerer der Weltmeere
Director, Screenplay
 
2009/2010 Rock Hudson - Dark And Handsome Stranger
Director, Screenplay
 
2009 What a Difference a Day Made - Doris Day Superstar
Director, Screenplay
 
2007/2008 Lenin kam nur bis Lüdenscheid - Meine kleine deutsche Revolution
Director
 
2006/2007 Schau mir in die Augen, Kleiner
Director, Screenplay
 
2006 100 Porsches and Me
Director, Screenplay
 
2005/2006 Mit 25 geht's bergab
Director, Screenplay