Denis Pavlovic, director, Hamburg
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  • Director
Born 1987 in Stuttgart (34 Years)


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    About Denis Pavlovic

    German/Croatian author and director, constantly in search of new images and perspectives of our world.

    Since 2015 student in the director class at the renowned Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, in Germany.

    The produced films are typically subject to: global upheavals, social changes and the individual, human struggle for a better life.

    Currently living and working in Hamburg, Germany.

    Film projects in other capacities

    2020Palaces of longingShort DocumentaryDenis PavlovicSchöne neue Welt Filmproducer
    2020Letters of the RoadDocumentaryDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]director of photography
    2018StadtlückenDocumentaryDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]idea
    2018StadtlückenDocumentaryDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]screenwriter
    2017BarriersShort DocumentaryDenis PavlovicDeutsche Filmakademie Produktion GmbHidea
    2017Stakleni HorizontShort FilmDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]screenwriter
    2016Between yesterday and tomorrowShort DocumentaryDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]head writer
    2016Letzte Tür linksShort FilmMultipleFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]screenwriter
    2016La LicenceShort FilmNora FingscheidtFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]1st AD (local system)
    2015AnthropoceneExperimental FilmDenis PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]screenwriter
    2014Short DocumentaryDenis PavlovicDenis Pavlovic Films [de]head writer
    2014Letters to my bodyShort FilmJulia Meyer-PavlovicFilmakademie Baden-Württemberg (Ludwigsburg) [de]director of photography
    2013Daimler AG - Senior Experts (WT)Industrial VideoBjoern HahnZRS Agentur GmbHproduction sound mixer
    2012Wo tanzen wir morgen?DocumentaryDenis PavlovicDenis Pavlovic Films [de]head writer
    2012Wo tanzen wir morgen?DocumentaryDenis PavlovicDenis Pavlovic Films [de]additional editor
    2012Wo tanzen wir morgen?DocumentaryDenis PavlovicDenis Pavlovic Films [de]director of photography
    2012Robins WeltShort FilmJulia Meyer-PavlovicMerz Akademie - Hochschule für Gestaltung [de]producer
    2012Serotonin (Bewerbungsfilm)Short FilmDenis Pavlovic0BudgetProductions, Musalimov & Pavlovic [de]screenwriter
    2012Zwischen Himmel und Hölle (WT)Short FilmChristian Bluthardtzhuh GbRlighting technician / electrician
    2010Paranoid PlacesDocumentaryDenis Pavlovic0BudgetProductions, Musalimov & Pavlovic [de]head writer

    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 abroadEast Africa: Kenya
    Southern Europe: Croatia
    Own equipmentRenault Kangoo

    Sony A7S (ready to shoot)

    Editing Suite
    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