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  • director (16)
  • director of photography (6)
  • screenwriter (5)

About Jens Hoffmann

The German filmmaker began accumulating his film experience in the early 90s, capturing his own activities as a freeskier on 16mm.
In 2000, he started F24 Film,producing not only commercials and corporate movies but also feature-length documentaries. More recently, these have become the focus of his work and have received several international awards.
His 2006 film, Fatima’s Hand, about a perilous BASE-jump in the Mali desert has received 14 awards from international film festivals. His other documentaries include: Journey to the Center - shot in China, and produced in Munich and Los Angeles; and the long-term project, 20 Seconds of Joy. For the film, 9to5 – Days in Porn, the director spent a number of years in the epicenter of the adult e

Projects as director

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2015Kur- & Vitalhotel Sonnen Bad Kohlburg - WellnessImage Film Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]
2012Mata MataDocumentary Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Kamera
2011Olympic Games 2018 - The Festival of FriendshipCommercial Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Kamera
2011CBF - Passion & Football / CBF - Paixão e FutebolCommercial Jens HoffmannDelicatessen Filmes [br]Regie, Kamera
2011Siemens - Siemens SafetyImage Film Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Kamera
201113th Street - ShockbusterCommercial Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie
201113th Street - Independent ShotsCommercial Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie
2010Bogner - World of Bogner. Sommer 2010/01 (Internet-Spot)Commercial Jens HoffmannWilly Bogner Filmproduktion GmbH
20089to5 - Days in PornDocumentary Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Buch, Kamera
2008Journey to the CenterDocumentary Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie
200720 Seconds of JoyDocumentary Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Buch, Kamera
2006Fatima's HandDocumentary Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Buch, Kamera
2006FIS - Alpine Championship 2011Commercial Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Kamera
2005FIFA WM 2006 - City Profiles (12 Trailer)Image Film Jens HoffmannPlazamedia GmbH TV & Film Produktion [de]Regie
2005Garmisch-Partenkirchen - CharactersImage Film Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie, Kamera
2004Bet and Win - Welt des WettensCommercial Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]Regie

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2015Eddie the EagleFeature FilmDexter FletcherMarv Films [uk]2nd unit dop 2nd Unit DOP
2013Mata MataDocumentary Jens HoffmannF24 Film GmbH [de]head writer
2013FlemingTV Series, BBC [uk]Mat WhitecrossBBC America [us]2nd unit dop 2nd Unit Regie/ Kamera Stunts, action shots, ski
2010Chalet GirlFeature FilmPhil TraillCross Day Production [uk]2nd unit director
2010Chalet GirlFeature FilmPhil TraillCross Day Production [uk]2nd unit dop

Film awards

YearFilmAwardCategory 
2014Mata MataDOK.fest MünchenDOK.guestNominated
20099to5 - Days in PornDeutscher Kamerapreis 2009DokumentationNominated
200820 Seconds of JoyHotDocs International Documentary FestivalAudience AwardNominated
200820 Seconds of JoyVancouver Mountain Film FestivalHonorable MentionWinner
2008Journey to the CenterX-Dance Film Festival [us]Best Film on SportsWinner
200720 Seconds of JoyBanff Mountain Film Festival [ca]Best Film on SportsWinner
200720 Seconds of JoyBanff Film Festival [ca]People's choice awardWinner
2006FIFA WM 2006 - City Profiles (12 Trailer)Intern. HD Festival for Digital Film MünchenTrailerWinner
2006Garmisch-Partenkirchen - CharactersITB BerlinBest Tourism FilmWinner

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesEnglish (Fluent), French (Fluent), German (Native speaker)
Experience abroadAustralia and Oceania: Australia
Central America: Cuba
Middle East: United Arab Emirates
North America: Alaska, Canada, USA
Northern Europe: Finland, Norway, Sweden
East Asia: Japan
Eastern Europe: Czech Republic
South America: Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay
Southern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canary Islands, Italy, Portugal, Spain
Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Maldives, Nepal
West Africa: Mali
Western Europe: Austria, England, France, Germany, Switzerland
Immediate working areaMunich
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Bavaria
2nd residence (where applicablen)Brasilien
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