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Mirko Dreiling, director, Barcelona
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25fps.nl - Amsterdam
Phone+31 20 6252141


Carrer del Francolí 13-15, Principal A08006  BarcelonaSpain
Mobile+49 171 9340619
Phone+34 937 976 475

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About Mirko Dreiling

Born and raised in Castrop-Rauxel, West-Germany.
Spent five formative years at VIVA music television, leading to documentary film studies in Amsterdam and Cologne.
Independent director for over two decades, working across multiple countries, genres, and media — from film and TV to animation and commercials.
His films explore parallel worlds and everyday heroes, focusing on sports, music, and the near future.
Currently living in Barcelona.

Special Talents: Documentary / Animation / Advertising / Story Driven / Sport / Urban

Known for

Advertising/Image/Music videos as director

2016The Gummy Bear - LollipopMusic VideoMirko DreilingB-Water Animation Studios [de/es]
2014Deine Freunde - Deine MudderMusic VideoMirko DreilingYuppie Go Home - Danny Engel
2014Fressnapf - Happier Pets, Happier PeopleCorporate FilmMirko Dreiling2Bild TV Events & Media GmbH [de]
2013Amstel - Blue FacesCommercialMirko Dreiling25 FPS Commercial Productions [nl]
2012Das Handwerk - Die SuperkönnerCommercialMirko Dreiling2Bild TV Events & Media GmbH [de]
2012Antipiraterie - Daumen hoch (Constantin Spot-Contest 2012)CommercialMirko DreilingPK filmservice UG, Philipp Klausing
2011Simon - Die linke Hand des Handwerks (10 Berufsfilme)Corporate FilmMirko DreilingStrandgutmedia GmbH [de]
2008Ikea - Ready for Nesting?CommercialMirko Dreiling25 FPS Commercial Productions [nl]
2007Jeremys - SaturdayMusic VideoMirko DreilingPhilArtProductions
2007Zwieback - Mach Was du Nicht Lassen KannstMusic VideoMirko Dreilingdreiheit p.e. Ltd.
2007Red Bull - BeatbullSpec CommercialMirko DreilingNederlandse Film & Televisie Academie [nl]
2006Stichting Fiets - AutoverslaafdCommercialMirko DreilingNederlandse Film & Televisie Academie [nl]
2006Gemeente Amsterdam - ZuiderkerkprijsIndustrial VideoMirko DreilingDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]
2005Haribo - Eerste LiefdeCommercialMirko DreilingNederlandse Film & Televisie Academie [nl]
2002DJ Friction ft. Della Miles - Feel AlrightMusic VideoMirko DreilingDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]
2002Covenant - Call The Ships To PortMusic VideoMirko DreilingDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]
2001Square one - CountdownMusic VideoMultipleCooper Filmproduktion, Uwe Flade [de]

Shows/Live/Events as director

2019Renn zur Million... wenn Du kannst!TV-Show, ProSieben [de]Mirko DreilingWarner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbH
2005+X (WT)TV-Show, MTVMirko DreilingDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]
2003Zacherl - Einfach kochen!TV-Show, ProSieben [de]MultipleEndemol Shine Group Germany [de]

Fictional movies in other activities

2014NiloyaTV SeriesMetin ÇamB-Water Animation Studios [de/es]1st AD (local system)
2006De OverkantShort FilmIvàn López-NúñezNederlandse Film & Televisie Academie [nl]1st AD (local system)
2006PijnShort FilmIvàn López-NúñezNederlandse Film & Televisie Academie [nl]1st AD (local system)

Advertising/Image/Music videos in other activities

2006Gemeente Amsterdam - ZuiderkerkprijsIndustrial VideoMirko DreilingDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]producer

Non-fictional movies in other activities

2023HAW Hamburg - Use The News (mehrere Filme)Educational FilmMirko DreilingDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]screenwriter
2018PhenomsDocumentary Series, FOX [us]Mirko DreilingFox Digital Studios [us]screenwriter
2003B24DocumentaryMultipleDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]screenwriter
2003B24DocumentaryMultipleDieWG creativepool, Mirko Dreiling [de]director of photography

Shows/Live/Events in other activities

2008Die Seer Open AirConcert RecordingPaul HauptmannFeschfilm Entertainment GmbH [de]commissioning editor in charge

Film awards

2022Pettersson und FindusGoldener Spatz - Deutsches Kinder-Medienfestival [de]Serie AnimationWinner
2018PhenomsTribeca Festival [us]SportsNominated
2007Stichting Fiets - AutoverslaafdEuropean Film SchoolYoung Directors AwardNominated
2007Jeremys - SaturdayTMF AwardsKweekvijferNominated
2006MascotteNFTVM VersPublikumspreisWinner
2005B24Achtung BerlinPublikumspreisWinner

Basic data

Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Central America: Cuba, Jamaica
Central Europe: Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland
North Africa: Morocco
North America: Mexico, USA
Northern Europe: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
East Asia: Japan
Eastern Europe: Russia
South America: Argentina, Brazil, Peru
Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal, Spain
Southeast Asia: Thailand
Southeastern Europe: Rumania, Serbia
West Asia: Israel, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
Western Europe: Belgium, France, Netherlands, Scotland, United Kingdom
Special skillsFinal Cut | Avid | Premiere | Resolve
Photoshop | In Design
Celtx | Sketch Up | Dragon Stop Motion
Own equipmentEdit Set: MacBook Pro with DaVinci Resolve & Adobe Premiere
LicencesB (car) [eu], BE (car with trailer) [eu], C1 (truck < 3,5t <= 7,5t) [eu], C1E (truck (C1) + trailer <= 12t) [eu]
Education10/2008 - 04/2012
Kunsthochschule für Medien - khm // Cologne, Germany
Master - Media Arts Certificate

08/2003 - 07/2007
Nederlandse Filmacademy // Amsterdam, Netherlands
Documentary Film Studies // Bachelor of Fine Arts

08/1997 - 01/1999
Grimme Institut // Marl, Germany
TV Editor // Diploma
Preferred place of workDocumentaries
Immediate working areaBarcelona
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia
Accommodation possibilitiesAmsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Cologne, Dortmund, Hamburg