Villa Aurora Grant Recipients | 2015

Jan, Feb, Mar

Katrin Gebbe | Filmmaker

Katrin Gebbe / © Privat
Katrin Gebbe / © Privat
born in Ibbenbüren

Katrin Gebbe started her filmcareer by shooting short and experimental films at the AKI, Academy of Visual Arts and Design (The Netherlands) and the SMFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA. 2006 she finished her studies in Visual Communications with the Bachelor of Design and started her masters in directing at the Hamburg Media School. In October 2008 she graduated with honors. During this time she directed severeal award winning shortfilms, a.o. her final exam film SORES & SIRIN, which wins the European Young CIVIS Media Prize handed out by the European Union and qualified for the Academy Award best live action short film. Her first feature TORE TANZT (production: Junafilm) was part of the official programme of the Cannes International Film Festival and nominated for the Camera d’Or. The film won the Award of the German Film Critique, the Bavarian Film Award and was nominated for the German Film Awards (a.o. best directing). Katrin Gebbe lives and works in Hamburg.