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Film Academy Baden-Württemberg

Founded in 1991, Filmakademie Baden - Württemberg is one of the world's most famous film schools. More than 450 students are involved in a learning-by-doing experience, guided by 350 experts who supervise their projects throughout the entire process, from the initial idea to the final production. The German academy was listed several times by The Hollywood Reporter as one of the 10 best international film schools and received numerous awards, including four Student Oscars.

About the Talents


Luzie Loose

Director and Author

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Luzie Loose studies fiction film at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. Through filmmaking she travelled the world and worked in cities such as Paris, Istanbul and Tokyo. Alongside studying in Ludwigsburg, she finished her studies at the Berlin University of Arts and shot a project at the prestigious La Fémis in Paris.

Markus Gebhart

Director of Photography

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Before starting to study cinematography at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg in 2010, Markus Gebhart already worked for a variety of companys in the film industry throughout Germany, shooting his own promotional films. In 2015 he moved to Berlin working as a freelance cinematographer on commercial and fiction projects.

Leslie-Alina Schaefer


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Born 1990 in London, Leslie-Alina Schäfer grew up in Berlin. She worked for a number of different renowned employers in the film industry. Since she studies film production at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, she shot a number of fiction and documentary short films, well received at festivals all over the world.

Malakoff Kowalski

Film Music

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Singer, composer and music producer Malakoff Kowalski lives in Berlin. In 2009 he released his first Solo-Album. He composed the original scores for five of Klaus Lemke’s feature films. In 2012, Kowalski released another album, which was a collaboration with painter Daniel Richter, novelist Maxim Biller and Klaus Lemke.

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