Denis Pavlovic, director, Hamburg
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  • Director
Born 1987 in Stuttgart (35 Years)


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    About Denis Pavlovic

    German/Croatian director and producer, observing the strange beauty of everyday life and searching for the myths
    in the ordinary.

    After enrolling the renowned Filmacademy Baden-Württemberg with a diploma in film directing, he set up the Hamburg based filmproduction company "Glass Frog Films", focusing on documentaries, commercials and
    everything beyond.

    Currently working on different projects, ranging from the Canaries Islands, to Croatia, up to the Ukraine border in Transnistria.

    Further projects as director

    2015AnthropoceneExperimental FilmDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]

    Advertising/Image/Music videos in other activities

    2021Ensemble Netzwerk - 505050 (Social Spot)CommercialLea NajjarGlass Frog Films, Meyer-Pavlovic & Pavlovic GbR [de]producer
    2021Ensemble Netzwerk - Medea (Social Spot)CommercialLea NajjarGlass Frog Films, Meyer-Pavlovic & Pavlovic GbR [de]producer
    2013Daimler AG - Senior Experts (WT)Industrial VideoBjoern HahnZRS Agentur GmbHproduction sound mixer

    Further projects in other activities

    2015AnthropoceneExperimental FilmDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]screenwriter

    Film awards

    2018Between yesterday and tomorrowZoom Zlibzenia Int. Filmfestival [pl]Short Documentary CompetitionWinner
    2018Stakleni HorizontWorking Title Filmfestival [it]ShortfilmsWinner
    2018BarriersDok.fest München [de]Student AwardNominated
    2016AnthropoceneFilm4Climate Global Video Competition [us]Experimental-ShortNominated
    2016AnthropoceneFünf Seen FilmfestivalZuschauerpreisNominated
    2016AnthropoceneShorts Filmfestival Hochschule OffenburgCreative AwardNominated
    2013Wo tanzen wir morgen?19. Filmschau Baden-WürttembergBester DokumentarfilmNominated

    Basic data

    LanguagesEnglish German
    Experience abroadCentral Europe: Croatia
    East Africa: Kenya
    Southern Europe: Canary Islands
    Own equipmentRenault Kangoo

    Ready to shoot setup incl.
    Sony A7S

    ACS & AVID
    LicencesB (car) [eu]
    Education2015–2021 – University – Studying: Film Directing – Diploma – Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg

    2016-2017 – Employed at television station – SWR – Stuttgart – Editorial Assistant

    2011-2013 – Employed at "Filmgalerie 451” DVD-rental shop – Stuttgart

    2011 – Internship with Director / Editor: Rolf S. Wolkenstein – Berlin

    2011 – Internship at Production Company: Kloos und Co. Medien – Berlin

    2008 – 2012 – University – BA – "Film and Video” – Merz Akademie – Stuttgart
    Further references2019 – Writer and Co-Director of the multicultural documentary film "LETTERS OF THE ROAD” (WT). Kenyan Co-Director: Mark Maina. Funded by the Robert Bosch Foundation as part of an exchange program between Kenya and Germany. Co-produced by the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg and DOCUBOX, the east-african documentary film fund.

    2018 – Writer and Director the documentary film "Stadtlücken” (City gaps), as part of the cultural program for the 300 year anniversary, of the city of Ludwigsburg, Germany.

    2017 – Writer and Director of the documentary film "Schranke" (Barriers), which was nominated for the short film competition "Die Vermächtnisstudie". "Schranke” was funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Germany and the magazine "DIE ZEIT”. Produced by the German Filmacademy and co-produced with the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.
    Preferred place of workDirector

    Assistant Director
    Immediate working areaHamburg
    1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Hamburg
    Accommodation possibilitiesBerlin, Hamburg, Nairobi, New York, Philadelphia, Stuttgart, Zagreb