THE MAKERS

MELANIE LIEBHEIT, born 1973 in Münster, Germany, studied Social Anthropology in Munich and Manchester where she graduated with a Master of Arts with distinction. Subsequently she studied documentary filmmaking at the University of Television and Film Munich. From 2001 to 2011 she temporarily worked for Documentary Campus. In 2007 she co-founded the documentary film festival Nonfiktionale in Bad Aibling in Southern Germany. Since 2016 she heads the festival together with Tamara Danicic.
Films (selection)
2008 REBORN IN WESTPHALIA Documentary,
88 min. Awarded „Best Documentary“ International Film Festival Eberswalde 2009
2005 NIHAD, Documentary, 39 min. Nominated for “Talent Award of City of Munich”

GEREON WETZEL, Born in Bonn on 1972. After his M.A. in Archeology from Heidelberg University, he completed the documentary filmmaking program at the University for Film and Television (HFF München) in Munich, where he currently lives and works as a freelance author and filmmaker.

 

 

Films (selection)
2017 KONSTANTIN GRCIC – DESIGN IS WORK,
Documentary, 54 Min.
2016 CARLOS SAURA – PHOTOGRAPHER
Documentary, 54 Min.
2014 ZÜNDFUNK RADIO SHOW Documentary 88 min.
together with Jörg Adolph
2013 CASAS PARA TODOS Documentary 54 min.
Awarded „Best International Film“ at Architecture Film Festival Lisbon
2010 EL BULLI – COOKING IN PROGRESS Documentary 108 min. German Camera Award, FFF Talent Award (Dok. Fest Munich)
2009/10 HOWTOMAKEABOOKWITHSTEIDL Documentary
88 min. together with JörgAdolph. Awarded “Best German Documentary” Dokfest Leipzig, “Award of the Goethe-Institute” Duisburg, German Documentary Award.
2007 DIE REPRODUKTIONSKRISE  together with JörgAdolph. Documentary, 84 min.
2006 CASTELLS. Documentary, 88 min. Documentary Film Award of Bayerischer Rundfunk and Telepool (Dok.Fest Munich).

PRODUKTION

HORSE&FRUITS, based in Vienna and Munich, was established in 2015 by Florian Brüning, Thomas Herberth and Alireza Golafshan. We see ourselves as a production company specialized in working with young upcoming artists in the Alpine region, particularly among our network from Vienna Film Academy and University of Television and Film Munich.