Shamila Lengsfeld, director, Cologne
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About Shamila Lengsfeld

Shamila Lengsfeld born at the Lake of Constance currently lives in Cologne, Germany. She graduated 2016 from Middlesex University with a Bachelor of Filmmaking. Since then she works as a freelance filmmaker – producing short films, webseries and music videos.
The Sci- Fi Short Blake , she produced and directed, won the German Newcomer Film Award 2017.

Film projects in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019Black Forest WitchTeaser (Series Concept)Sven Eric MaierErgocinema, Sven Eric Maier [de]vfx producer
2019HotelShort FilmShamila LengsfeldShamila Lengsfeld Produktion [de]screenwriter
2019EchoMedium Length FilmShamila LengsfeldShamila Lengsfeld Produktion [de]screenwriter
2019The Night of the Hungry TurtlesShort FilmShamila LengsfeldShamila Lengsfeld Produktion [de]screenwriter
2019The Night of the Hungry TurtlesShort FilmShamila LengsfeldShamila Lengsfeld Produktion [de]director of photography
2016Mission Unbakeable (Wettbewerbsbeitrag 99 Fire Films Award)Short FilmShamila Lengsfeld24 25 TV & Medienproduktion GmbHscreenwriter
2015Lezz-A-FaireTeaser (Series Concept)MultipleOnMediaTV, Davide Spiga [de]director of photography

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2020
Echo
Munich Film Awards [de]Best DirectorWinner
2020
Echo
Couch Film Festival (online edition, Summer) [ca]Best Sci Fi/ FantasyWinner
2020
Echo
Hollywood North Film Awards [ca]Best directionNominated
2020
Echo
Hollywood North Film Awards [ca]Best International ShortfilmWinner
2019
Alveus
Independent Days International FilmfestFemale AwardNominated
2019
The Night of the Hungry Turtles
Best WriterWhat's nextWinner
2019
The Night of the Hungry Turtles
Prisma Independent Film AwardsBest PilotNominated
2019
The Night of the Hungry Turtles
Die SerialeBest PilotNominated
2019
Echo
Independent Film Awards Los Angeles [us]Best Lgbt FilmWinner
2019
Echo
New York Movie Awards [us]Best DirectorNominated
2019
Echo
New York Cinematography Awards [us]Best DramaWinner
2019
Echo
Oniros Film Festival [it]Best DirectorWinner
2019
Echo
Los Angeles Film Awards [us]Best Indie FilmNominated
2019
Echo
Los Angeles Film Awards [us]Best ScriptNominated
2018
Blake
Die SerialeBest PilotNominated
2018
Alveus
Camgaroo AwardBest Action ShortNominated
2018
Der Lieferant (Wettbewerbsbeitrag 99 Fire Films Award)
99 Fire FilmsBest IdeaNominated
2017
Blake
Camgaroo AwardBest Sci FiNominated
2017
Blake
Oniros Film AwardBest Series PilotWinner
2017
Blake
Up and Coming HannoverDt. Nachwuchsfilmpreis (3)Winner

Awards

YearAward
2018German Newcomer Film Award

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish German
Experience abroadNorth America: USA
Southern Europe: Greece
Western Europe: Switzerland
Special skillsAdobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, Cinetracer
EducationBachelor of Digital Filmmaking 2016 at SAE Institute Cologne

Fernstudium bei rmc + medien kreativ konsult Abschluss: Filmtheaterkauffrau
2011- 2012 , Wuppertal
Further referencesRon Howard Teaches Directing / Directing Workshop
Juni 2020, Masterclass

COVID 19 SAFE SETS / Course COVID-19 Safeguards
June 2020, Safe Sets™ Online

Directing Workshop
March 2020, Filmhochschule Berlin Hamburg

Filmdialog Up and Coming Hannover / Talentcoaching Screenwriting
November 2018, Hannover

Day of Talents / Support for Young Talents from the German Government
2018, Berlin

Screenwriting Workshop / by Edgar von Cossart 2015, Cologne
Preferred place of workDirecting, Screenwriting
Immediate working areaCologne
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - North Rhine-Westphalia
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