Natja Brunckhorst

Director and Script Writer

About Filmography Work samples News and dates

Natja Brunckhorst, born in Berlin, made a name for herself as lead actress of the feature film “Christiane F. – We Children from Bahnhof Zoo”.

In addition to her work as actress in the year 2000 she started a career as screenwriter. Her script for the feature film “Never Mind the Wall” was awarded the German Film Award 2002.

In 2020 she directed for the first time on the filming of her own script “Alles in bester Ordnung”

She lives and works in Hamburg.

Languages
German, English (fluent)
Awards

“Never Mind the Wall” German Film Award 2002 for Best Screenplay

“Mountain Miracle”
Goldner Spatz for Best Screenplay 2017

Goldener Schmetterling for Best Screenplay, Isfahan Intl. Film Festival for Children and Youth 2017

Children’s Tiger 2018 for Best Screenplay

Cinema & TV (selection)
2020
Mostly Minimalistic
Director and Script
Co-Script: Martin Rehbock
Lichtblick Film with SWR/WDR/arte
feature film
2017
Supa Modo
Mentor Script Development
Director: Likarion Wainaina
68th Intl. Berlin Film Festival 2018, Generation Kplus (Premiere)
Honorable Mention by Children's Jury, 68th Intl. Berlin Film Festival 2018
One Fine Day Films/Ginger Ink Films Africa
feature film
2012
Tatort – Things Left to Be Done
Idea & Story
Director: Claudia Garde
Wiedemann & Berg
TV movie
2009
Like a Star in the Sky
Script
Director: Hartmut Griesmayr
Ziegler Film for ARD
TV movie
2008
Tatort – High and Low
Script
Director: Nils Willbrandt
Ziegler Film for rbb
TV movie
2001
Never Mind the Wall
Script
Director: Connie Walther
German Film Award 2002 for Best Screenplay
X Filme creative pool
feature film
La Mer
Director and Script
FKK Filmproduktion
short film
scripts in development

The Opposite of White feature film. zischlermann filmproduktion
in develpopment
with support by IDM South-Tirol

Two to One feature film. zischlermann filmproduktion / Rohfilm factory
in development
with support by Filmförderanstalt and MDM

Waterbabies feature film
treatment in development

Sonstiges

Amelie rennt, Jugendroman nach ihrem gleichnamigen Drehbuch

Mostly Minimalistic
(2020)
feature film, Lichtblick Film with SWR/WDR/arte
Director: Natja Brunckhorst
Script: Natja Brunckhorst (with Martin Rehbock)
with Corinna Harfouch, Daniel Sträßer

Natja Brunckhorst’s warm-hearted feature film debut as director “Mostly Minimalistic” has startet on May 26 in German cinemas.