Biography

Sebastian Niemann is a German director and screenwriter born in Lüneburg, Germany in June 21, 1968.

Niemann began his studies at the University of Television and Film Munich in 1994 and was able to reap the first international recognition with his short film, Prosecutor, by winning the Special Prize of European Television Channels, which was part of the International Festival of Fantasy "Horror & Science Fiction" in Brussels.

Together with Rainer Matsutani he wrote the screenplay for the fantasy comedy Nur über meine Leiche (1995) with Katja Riemann and Christoph M. Ohrt and staged Das Spiegelbild, the third episode of the television film Ghost Hour (1997) with Jan Niklas and Corinna Harfouch in the lead roles.

Then, in 1998, Sebastian Niemann staged the ProSieben mystery thriller Biikenbrennen - The Curse of the Sea with Christoph M. Ohrt and Anja Kling, in which he teamed up for the first time with producer Christian Becker (then under 'Indigo Filmproduktion').

Sebastian Niemann is a German director and screenwriter born in Lüneburg, Germany in June 21, 1968.

Niemann began his studies at the University of Television and Film Munich in 1994 and was able to reap the first international recognition with his short film, Prosecutor, by winning the Special Prize of European Television Channels, which was part of the International Festival of Fantasy "Horror & Science Fiction" in Brussels.

Together with Rainer Matsutani he wrote the screenplay for the fantasy comedy Nur über meine Leiche (1995) with Katja Riemann and Christoph M. Ohrt and staged Das Spiegelbild, the third episode of the television film Ghost Hour (1997) with Jan Niklas and Corinna Harfouch in the lead roles.

Then, in 1998, Sebastian Niemann staged the ProSieben mystery thriller Biikenbrennen - The Curse of the Sea with Christoph M. Ohrt and Anja Kling, in which he teamed up for the first time with producer Christian Becker (then under 'Indigo Filmproduktion').

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 10

Birthday 1969-06-21

Place of Birth Lüneburg, Germany

Official Site http://www.sebastian-niemann.de/index.php

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2016 Jack the Ripper - Eine Frau jagt einen Mörder Director
2009 Killing Is My Business, Honey Director
2006 Hui Buh: The Castle Ghost Director
2002 The Hunt for the Hidden Relic Director
2002 Das Jesus Video (2 episodes)Director
2000 Seven Days to Live Director
1999 Biikenbrennen - Der Fluch des Meeres Director
1994 Verfolger Director

Writing

2018 Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver Writer
2009 Killing Is My Business, Honey Screenplay
2006 Hui Buh: The Castle Ghost Screenplay
1995 Nur über meine Leiche Screenplay

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