Silvana Santamaria

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Silvana Santamaria

Kontakt

Silvana Santamaria
Skalitzer Str. 76
Berlin
Deutschland
silvana@soilfilms.com
http://soilfilms.com/silvana-santamaria/

Biografie

Profil / Arbeitsbereich

SILVANA SANTAMARIA is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer residing in Berlin. She studied from 2004-2010 at the Film Acadamy Baden-Württemberg, where she met her partners of Soilfilms. In 2010 she was one of two scholarship holders at the Academy of Arts in Berlin in the „Film-Art“ section. From 2007-2010 she was a scholarship holder of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung during her studies. She successfully directed award-winning films like “On Sufferance” (European Civis Media Prize) and “Nowhere.Kosovo” (Max-Ophüls-Preis, best Documentary) Her latest films are the productions “A Part Of Me” (2015-2017) (director, writer and producer), “Franco’s Legacy – Spain’s Stolen Children” (2016) (producer) and the feature film “Land of Light” (2013-2016) (producer), which was shot on the Turkish/Syrian border in 2014. From 2011 to 2012 Silvana Santamaria directed the award-winning short film “Her letter for his wedding” with Corinna Harfouch in the leading role.

Ausbildung

Since 2019 1-year-Mentoringship by EWA Network for uprising
European producers. Mentor: Carlotta Calori - Indigo Film, Italy
Since 2014:
Regular guest lecturer, University of Michigan / USA, film lessons
"Filming the future of Detroit"
SINCE 2013: Producer, director, screenwriter and co-founder of
the production company SOILFILMS GmbH & Co. KG
OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2012: Lectureship in Vientiane, Laos
“Documentary work” in cooperation with the University of Vientiane,
BROT FÜR DIE WELT (Bread for the World), DOKLAO Media
Center and the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg
2010 – 2011: Postgraduate scholarship at the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, Area: Film Arts
2007-2010: Scholarship from the Friedrich Ebert Foundation
2004-2010: Study directing at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg
2002-2003: Study philosophy and literature at the Humboldt - University Berlin
2000-2002 : Acting school, "Kulturprojekt Spielhaus e.V." in Stuttgart

Sprachen

German, English, Italian

Filmografie

A Part of Me

A Part of Me
Kino-Spielfilm 2018
Regie: Silvana Santamaria, Bilal Athimni

Alice im Land der Hoffnung

Alice im Land der Hoffnung
Dokumentarfilm 2013 | SWR

Ihr Brief zur Hochzeit

Ihr Brief zur Hochzeit
Kurzfilm 2012 | ARTE, SWR, BR

Kurzspielfilm mit Corinna Harfouch, Sylvester Groth uvm.

Nirgendwo Kosovo

Nirgendwo Kosovo
Dokumentarfilm 2010

Ausgezeichnet als Bester Dokumentarfilm - Max-Ophüls-Preis

Stillstand

Stillstand
Kurzfilm 2009 | Arte, SWR

Weltpremiere: San Sebastian International Film Festival

Status geduldet

Status geduldet
Dokumentarfilm 2008 | SWR

Auszeichnung für Bester Nachwuchsfilm - Europäischer Civis Media Prize

Nominiert für den besten deutschen Film auf dem DOK Leipzig