Biography

Dennis Gansel (born 4 October 1973) is a German film director, writer and actor.

Gansel was born in Hanover, Germany. He grew up in East Berlin and started making films when he was 17. Gansel worked on festivals for film and television and with disabled people. During this time, he prepared himself for film school. He studied at Munich Film School for 5 years. Gansel is best known for directing The Wave and his following project; the vampire film We Are The Night, which starred Karoline Herfurth, Nina Hoss, Jennifer Ulrich, Anna Fischer and Max Riemelt.

Other than directing, Gansel has also tried acting. He has had several small roles in his own movies as well as others.

Gansel frequently casts Max Riemelt in his films and frequently works with editor Jochen Retter and composer/musician Heiko Maile. His favourite director is Sydney Pollack.

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Dennis Gansel (born 4 October 1973) is a German film director, writer and actor.

Gansel was born in Hanover, Germany. He grew up in East Berlin and started making films when he was 17. Gansel worked on festivals for film and television and with disabled people. During this time, he prepared himself for film school. He studied at Munich Film School for 5 years. Gansel is best known for directing The Wave and his following project; the vampire film We Are The Night, which starred Karoline Herfurth, Nina Hoss, Jennifer Ulrich, Anna Fischer and Max Riemelt.

Other than directing, Gansel has also tried acting. He has had several small roles in his own movies as well as others.

Gansel frequently casts Max Riemelt in his films and frequently works with editor Jochen Retter and composer/musician Heiko Maile. His favourite director is Sydney Pollack.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Dennis Gansel, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 17

Birthday 1973-10-04

Place of Birth Hanover, Germany

Official Site http://www.dennisgansel.com/

Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Jim Button and the Wild 13 Director
Grim Night Director
2019 Berlin, I Love You Director
2018 Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver Director
2016 Mechanic: Resurrection Director
2016 Devil Director
2012 The Fourth State Director
2010 We Are the Night Director
2008 The Wave Director
2004 Before the Fall: Hitlers Elite Director
2001 Girls on Top Director
2000 Das Phantom Director

Acting

2011 Room 205 of Fear as Psychiatrist
2009 Men in the City as Lars
2008 The Wave as Martin
1979 Bayerischer Filmpreis (1 episode) as himself
1964 Grimme-Preis-Verleihung (1 episode) as himself
1951 Deutscher Filmpreis (Lola) (1 episode) as himself

Writing

2019 Berlin, I Love You Writer
2012 The Fourth State Writer
2010 We Are the Night Writer
2008 The Wave Screenplay
2004 Before the Fall: Hitlers Elite Author
2000 Das Phantom Writer

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