Mirko Dreiling, director, Barcelona
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  • Director


25fps.nl - Amsterdam
Phone+31 20 6252141


Aribau 141, 4°08036  BarcelonaSpain
Mobile+49 171 9340619
Phone+34 934 941374


About Mirko Dreiling

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


Born and raised in Castrop-Rauxel, Germany.
Worked five years as an editor and producer for VIVA music television.
Followed bachelor and master-studies as a documentary director at the Netherlands Film Academy in Amsterdam and the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne.
Since almost twenty years independent as a director for film, commercials, animation and tv in all kind of formats and productions.
His films explore parallel societies, everyday heroes and visions of the future.
The commercial work for the Dutch production company 25fps combines his roots in music television and documentaries.
Since 2018 he is working as a director for the Spanish/German animation Studio "B.Water".
Lives currently with his family in Barcelona.

Projects as director

2020Grandma's Dinosaurs (WT)SeriesMirko DreilingB-Water Animation Studios
2020Alien and CaveboyTeaser (Series Concept)Mirko DreilingB-Water Animation Studios
2018PhenomsDocumentary Series, FOX [us]Mirko DreilingFox Digital Studios [us]2 episodes
2018Einstein Junior - Deutschlands cleverste Kids (Einspieler)Report, RTLMirko DreilingWarner Bros. ITVP Deutschland GmbH
2017Glimmies (Webserie)SeriesMultipleGiochi Preziosi [it/de]
2017Disney Channel - Magic MomentsTV Magazine, Discovery ChannelMultipleBilderbande GmbH
2017Jungs-WGDocumentary Series, ZDF [de]MultipleE+U-TV Fernsehproduktion
2017Bullsprit (Webserie)SeriesMirko DreilingPantaleon Films GmbH
2016The Gummy Bear - LollipopMusic VideoMirko DreilingB-Water Animation Studios
2014Deine Freunde - Deine MudderMusic VideoMirko DreilingYuppie Go Home - Danny Engel
2014Fressnapf - Happier Pets, Happier PeopleCorporate FilmMirko Dreiling2Bild TV Events & Media GmbH
2013Amstel - Blue FacesCommercialMirko Dreiling25 FPS Commercial Productions [nl]
2013Das Perfekte Promi DinnerDocumentary Series, VOX [de]MultipleITV Studios Germany GmbH (formerly Granada Produktion)
2012Das Handwerk - Die SuperkönnerCommercialMirko Dreiling2Bild TV Events & Media GmbH
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
2009Zeche is nich. Sieben Blicke auf das RuhrgebietTV Movie, ZDF [de]MultipleMade in Germany FilmproduktionEpisode: IRB2600
200824h Berlin - A Day in the LifeDocumentaryMultipleZero One Film GmbH
2008IKEA - Ready for Nesting?CommercialMirko Dreiling25 FPS Commercial Productions [nl]
2007Jeremys - SaturdayMusic VideoMirko DreilingPhilArtProductions

Film projects in other capacities

2018PhenomsDocumentary Series, FOX [us]Mirko DreilingFox Digital Studios [us]screenwriter
2014NiloyaTV SeriesMetin ÇamB-Water Animation Studios1st AD (local system)
2008Die Seer Open AirConcert RecordingPaul HauptmannFeschfilm Entertainment GmbH [de]commissioning editor in charge
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)
2006Gemeente Amsterdam - ZuiderkerkprijsIndustrial VideoMirko DreilingdieWG creativepoolproducer
2003B24DocumentaryMultipledieWG creativepooldirector of photography
2003B24DocumentaryMultipledieWG creativepoolscreenwriter

Film awards

2007Stichting Fiets - AutoverslaafdEuropean Film SchoolYoung Directors AwardNominated
2007Jeremys - SaturdayTMF AwardsKweekvijferNominated
2006MascotteNFTVM VersPublikumspreisWinner
2005B24Achtung BerlinPublikumspreisWinner

Basic data

LanguagesDutch English French German Spanish
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Central America: Cuba, Jamaica
Middle East: Israel, United Arab Emirates
North Africa: Morocco
North America: Mexico, USA
Northern Europe: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
East Asia: Japan
Eastern Europe: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Rumania, Russia, Serbia
South America: Argentina, Brazil, Peru
Southern Europe: Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey
Southeast Asia: Thailand
Western Europe: Austria, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Netherlands, Scotland, Switzerland
Special skillsApple Final Cut Pro
Avid Media Composer
Adobe Photoshop | In Design | Premiere
Celtx | Sketch Up [ Dragon Stop Motion
Own equipmentEdit Set:
MacBook Pro with Apple Final Cut Pro & 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
2nd residence (where applicablen)Berlin
Accommodation possibilitiesAmsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Cologne, Dortmund, Hamburg