Maren Ade

Maren Ade studied production at the HFF Munich in 1998, before studying feature film direction. In 1999, she co-founded Komplizen Film with Janine Jackowski, with whom she co-produced her graduation film "The Forest for the Trees" in 2003. The film received the Special Jury Award of the Sundance Film Festival 2005 and was nominated for the German Film Award the same year. The film was shown at numerous international festivals.
Her second feature film "Everyone Else" had its premiere in Competition at the Berlinale 2009 and was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Film and the Silver Bear for Best Actress for Birgit Minichmayr. "Everyone Else" had cinematic runs in over 18 countries and received three nominations for the German Film Award. Her third feature film "Toni Erdmann" celebrated its world premiere in Competition at the Cannes Film Festival 2016. Since then, the film has won awards at numerous international festivals. "Toni Erdmann" won the International Critics' Award and FIPRESCI Grand Prix, the European and German Film Awards and was nominated for a Golden Globe, César, BAFTA and Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. It was sold in over 100 countries worldwide.
Maren Ade not only produces her own films, but also works as a producer for other productions.

Filmography
2019

"The Whistlers", a feature film by Corneliu Porumboiu, Co-producer

"O Beautiful Night", a feature film by Xaver Böhm, Co-producer

"Synonyms", a feature film by Nadav Lapid, Co-producer

"A Tale Of Three Sisters", a feature film by Emin Alper, Co-producer

2018

"I Do Not Care If We Go Down In History As Barbarians", a feature film by Radu Jude, Co-producer

"A Kasha", a feature film by hajooj kuka, Co-producer

2017

"Western", a feature film by Valeska Grisebach, Producer

"Una Mujer Fantástica", a feature film by Sebastián Lelio, Co-producer

2016

"Toni Erdmann", afeature film (Screenplay, Director)

"Scarred Hearts", a feature film by Radu Jude, Co-producer

2015

"Arabian Nights", a feature film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

"Hedi Schneider is stuck", a feature film by Sonja Heiss, Producer

2014

"Love Island", a feature film by Jasmila Zbanic, Co-producer

"Superegos", a feature film by Benjamin Heisenberg, Producer

2013

"Redemption", a short film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

"Tanta Agua / So Much Water", a feature film by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, Co-producer

2012

"The Dead and the Living", a feature film by Barbara Albert, Co-producer

"Tabu", a feature film by Miguel Gomes, Co-producer

2011

"Sleeping Sickness", a feature film by Ulrich Köhler (Producer)

2009

"Everyone Else", feature film (Screenplay, Director)

2006

"Hotel Very Welcome", a feature film by Sonja Heiss, Producer

2003

"The Forest for the Trees", feature film (Screenplay, Director)

2002

"Karma Cowboy", a feature film by Sonja Heiss and Vanessa van Houten, Producer

2001

"Vegas", short film (Screenplay, Director)

2000

"Ebene 9", short film (Screenplay, Director)

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