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Maren Ade
Maren Ade
(German: [ˈmaːʁən ˈaːdə]; born 12 December 1976) is a German film director, screenwriter and producer. Ade lives in Berlin, teaching screenwriting at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg
Film Academy Baden-Württemberg
in Ludwigsburg. Together with Janine Jackowski and Jonas Dornbach, she also runs the film production company Komplizen Film.

Contents

1 Early life and education 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 Awards and nominations 5 Filmography 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links

Early life and education[edit] Ade was born in Karlsruhe, West Germany. As a teenager, Ade directed her first short films.[1] In 1998, she began studying film production and media management, and later film direction at the University of Television and Film (HFF) in Munich,[2] which she successfully completed in 2004.[1] Career[edit] In 2001, Ade co-founded the film production company Komplizen Film together with Janine Jackowski, a fellow graduate from HFF.[2] It was with Komplizen Film that she produced her final student film The Forest for the Trees at HFF in 2003. Among other honors, the film received the Special
Special
Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
in 2005. The Forest for the Trees was screened at a large number of international festivals. In 2009, her second film Everyone Else
Everyone Else
celebrated its world premiere in the Official Competition section of the Berlin
Berlin
International Film Festival, where it received the Silver Bear for Best Film (Jury Grand Prix) and the Best Actress Silver Bear for Birgit Minichmayr. Everyone Else was released in theatres in over 18 countries. In 2012, Ade announced she would be writing and directing a film called Toni Erdmann about a man who begins to play pranks on his adult daughter after he finds she has become too serious.[3] The film debuted In Competition at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, the first German film to debut there in 10 years.[4] The film won the top prize at the European Film Awards
European Film Awards
(Best European Film), thus making Ade the first woman to direct a movie that won the top prize at those awards.[5] Personal life[edit] Ade lives with director Ulrich Köhler and their two children in Berlin.[2][6] Awards and nominations[edit]

2005: Special
Special
Jury Award, Sundance Film Festival
Sundance Film Festival
for The Forest for the Trees 2005: Best Feature Film - Grand Prize, IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival for The Forest for the Trees 2005: Best Film, nomination for the German Film Award for The Forest for the Trees 2005: Best Feature Film, Cine Jove Valencia Film Festival for The Forest for the Trees 2005: Best Actress: Eva Löbau, Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival for The Forest for the Trees 2009: Silver Bear – Jury Grand Prix, Berlinale, for Everyone Else 2009: Silver Bear– Best Actress for Birgit Minichmayr, Berlinale, for Everyone Else 2010: Nominated for Best Film, Best Direction and Best Female Lead for Birgit Minichmayr, German Film Award for Everyone Else 2010: Best Direction and FIPRESCI Critics’ Award, Buenos Aires Festival of Independent Cinema for Everyone Else 2010: Main Prize, International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund for Everyone Else 2010: Best Actor for Lars Eidinger, Love Is Folly International Film Festival for Everyone Else 2010: Best Actress for Birgit Minichmayr, Ourense Film Festival for Everyone Else 2014: Berlin
Berlin
Art Prize in the category Film and Media Art 2015: DEFA Foundation Award for Outstanding Performance in German Film for Komplizen Film 2016: Academy Award nomination, Best Foreign Film, for "Toni Erdmann"

Filmography[edit]

As director and screenwriter

2000 Level 9, short film (script and direction) 2001 Vegas, short film (script and direction) 2003 The Forest for the Trees, feature film (script and direction) 2009 Everyone Else, feature film (script and direction) 2016 Toni Erdmann, feature film (script and direction)

As producer

2002 Karma Cowboy, feature film by Sonja Heiss and Vanessa van Houten, producer 2006 Hotel Very Welcome, feature film by Sonja Heiss, producer 2011 Sleeping Sickness, feature film by Ulrich Köhler, producer 2012 Tabu, feature film by Miguel Gomes, co-producer 2012 The Dead and the Living, feature film by Barbara Albert, co-producer 2013 Tanta Agua, feature film by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, co-producer 2013 Redemption, short film by Miguel Gomes, co-producer 2014 Superegos, feature film by Benjamin Heisenberg, producer 2014 Love Island, feature film by Jasmila Zbanic, co-producer 2015 Hedi Schneider Is Stuck, feature film by Sonja Heiss, producer 2015 Arabian Nights, feature film by Miguel Gomes, co-producer

References[edit]

^ a b "Maren Ade". filmportal.de. Retrieved 16 January 2017.  ^ a b c Manohla Dargis (May 22, 2016), The Director of ‘Toni Erdmann’ Savors Her Moment at Cannes New York Times. ^ Bell, Nicholas. "Top 200 Most Anticipated Films for 2014: #9. Maren Ade's Toni Erdmann". Retrieved 22 January 2016.  ^ Richford, Rhonda. "'Money Monster,' 'The BFG,' 'The Nice Guys' Among Cannes 2016 Lineup". Retrieved 15 May 2016.  ^ Tartaglione, Nancy (2016-12-10). " Toni Erdmann Sweeps European Film Awards – Full Winners List". Deadline. Retrieved 2016-12-21.  ^ "The Art of the Cringe Factor". 

Further reading[edit]

Take 100, The Future of Film: 100 New Directors, Phaidon Verlag, 2010 The Berlin
Berlin
School: Films from the Berliner Schule, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2013 Wagner, Brigitta B. (2009). "New Paths for German Cinema". Film Quarterly. 62 (4): 69–71. doi:10.1525/fq.2009.62.4.69. JSTOR 10.1525/fq.2009.62.4.69.  Abel, Marco (2013). "Maren Ade: Filming between Sincerity and Irony". The Counter-cinema of the Berlin
Berlin
School. Boydell & Brewer. pp. 249–273. ISBN 9781571134387. 

External links[edit]

Maren Ade
Maren Ade
on IMDb 50 Best FIlmmakers Under 50 Was ich dir noch sagen wollte Perfectly Happy, Until They Venture Into the Outside World

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Films directed by Maren Ade

The Forest for the Trees (2003) Everyone Else
Everyone Else
(2009) Toni Erdmann (2016)

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European Film Award for Best Director

Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
(1988) Géza Bereményi
Géza Bereményi
(1989) Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Jean-Pierre Jeunet
(2001) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(2002) Lars von Trier
Lars von Trier
(2003) Alejandro Amenábar
Alejandro Amenábar
(2004) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(2005) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(2006) Cristian Mungiu
Cristian Mungiu
(2007) Matteo Garrone
Matteo Garrone
(2008) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(2009) Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski
(2010) Susanne Bier
Susanne Bier
(2011) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(2012) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2013) Paweł Pawlikowski
Paweł Pawlikowski
(2014) Paolo Sorrentino
Paolo Sorrentino
(2015) Maren Ade
Maren Ade
(2016) Ruben Östlund
Ruben Östlund
(2017)

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European Film Award for Best Screenwriter

Louis Malle
Louis Malle
(1988) Maria Khmelik (1989) Vitali Kanevsky
Vitali Kanevsky
(1990) Jaco Van Dormael
Jaco Van Dormael
(1991) István Szabó
István Szabó
(1992) Arif Aliev, Sergei Bodrov, and Boris Giller (1996) Chris Vander Stappen and Alain Berliner (1997) Peter Howitt (1998) István Szabó
István Szabó
and Israel Horovitz (1999) Agnès Jaoui
Agnès Jaoui
and Jean-Pierre Bacri (2000) Danis Tanović
Danis Tanović
(2001) Pedro Almodóvar
Pedro Almodóvar
(2002) Bernd Lichtenberg (2003) Agnès Jaoui
Agnès Jaoui
and Jean-Pierre Bacri (2004) Hany Abu-Assad
Hany Abu-Assad
and Bero Beyer (2005) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
(2006) Fatih Akin
Fatih Akin
(2007) Matteo Garrone, Roberto Saviano, Maurizio Braucci, Ugo Chiti, Gianni Di Gregorio, and Massimo Gaudioso (2008) Michael Haneke
Michael Haneke
(2009) Robert Harris and Roman Polanski
Roman Polanski
(2010) Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne (2011) Tobias Lindholm and Thomas Vinterberg
Thomas Vinterberg
(2012) François Ozon
François Ozon
(2013) Paweł Pawlikowski
Paweł Pawlikowski
and Rebecca Lenkiewicz (2014) Yorgos Lanthimos
Yorgos Lanthimos
and Efthimis Filippou (2015) Maren Ade
Maren Ade
(2016) Ruben Östlund
Ruben Östlund
(2017)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 86202894 LCCN: no2006031179 ISNI: 0000 0001 1937 0747 GND: 138053669 SUDOC: 142584223 NKC: mzk2014812

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