Markus Dietrich

Markus Dietrich was born 1979 in Strausberg near Berlin. He started studying Theatre Science at the FU Berlin and mastered in Media Design at the Bauhaus-University Weimar. Graduate of Talent Pool TP2 2005. Participant of Moonstone MiniLab 2006. Scholarship as Director at the youth theater Thalia Theater Halle from 2007 - 2008. Participant of Berlinale Talent Campus 2008, Zürich Master Class 2009. Director at the youth theater Thalia Theater Halle 2009 - 2012. Board member of the Förderverein Deutscher Kinderfilm since 2012. 

Filmography (selection) 

  • 2012-13 SCHLOSS EINSTEIN, TV-Series for KIKA (episodes 765 to 768 & 804 to 810)
  • 2012 SPUTNIK, Childrens Feature Film
  • 2010 EINE FESTE BURG, Short Film 
  • 2009 TELEPORTATION, Childrens shortfilm
  • 2008 ROBODAD, Childrens Shortfilm 
  • 2006 OUTSOURCING, Shortfilm for ZDF/arte 
  • 2005 TEDDY, Animation 
  • 2005 DIE CLIQUE, Childrens Miniseries for KIKA
  • 2004 FLIEG MICH ZUM MOND, Childrens shortfilm 
  • 2003 SAG MIR, WO DU STEHST, Paint-Over-Animation

 Awards (selection) 

  • 2014 Award of the German Film Critics Association for Best Childrens Film (SPUTNIK)
  • Preselected for the Nominations of the German Film Prize (SPUTNIK)
  • 2013 Kinderfilmfest Marburg, Best Childrens Film (SPUTNIK) 
  • Special Mention at KinderFilmFest Münster (SPUTNIK) 
  • 2009 Finalist of the Berlin Today Awards (TELEPORTATION) 
  • 2008 Short Film Price of the Childrens Jury at the 13th International Festival for Children and Young Audience Schlingel (MEIN ROBODAD)
  • 2008 Selection Next Generation by German Films (MEIN ROBODAD) 
  • 2007 Camera del Lavoro Award, Milano Filmfest (OUTSOURCING) 
  • Directors award of dkf multimedia (OUTSOURCING) 
  • Selection Next Generation by German Films (OUTSOURCING) 
  • Murnau-Short Film Price (OUTSOURCING) 
  • 2004 Winner BMW Kurzfilm Award (FLIEG MICH ZUM MOND)