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Lisa Violetta Gass

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Lisa Violetta Gass was born in Bingen in 1984. Until her final exams at secondary-school in 2003 she worked as an assistant director at the Hessian State Theater in Wiesbaden. In 2002 as an intern at SFB1 she gained knowledge on how to promote trailer, in 2003 at Korndörfer and Smets about editing them. For the film „Kampfansage“ produced by Action Concept Lisa Violetta worked as Dolly Operator. In 2004 she held a job as assistant director trainee for the detective series „Ein Fall für zwei“ and started to work as assistant director for various projects at the German Film and Television Academy Berlin. From 2006 to 2009 Lisa Violetta studied directing at ifs internationale filmschule köln and participated in the mentorprogram at AV-Gründerzentrum NRW. Afterwards she went to EFA Master Class RUHR and started to work as Project Coordinator for the project »One Fine Day Filmworkshops« initiated by Tom Tykwer. In 2013 she was participant of Berlinale Talents. From 2014-2017 Lisa Violetta taught directing and dramaturgy at schauspielfabrik in Berlin. She participated at EURODOC 2015 in NRW with her documentary TRANSIT/THE VOLUNTARY SLAVE, for which she received the Gerd Ruge scholarship of Film- und Medienstiftung NRW in 2014, FFA script development funding in 2015 and MEDIA development funding in 2016. In 2017 she worked as Voice-Over-Director for several films. In 2018 Lisa Violetta worked as assiatant director for Rudi Schmid – Fliegendes Theater Berlin during the development of the new stage play »Berührungen«. She likewise participated in Tim Gardes workshop »Chubbuck and Choices« aswell as in Jens Roths sourcetuning-workshop »Boost your character«. In summer 2019 Lisa Violetta Gass co-directed »Berührungen with Rudi Schmid for Fliegendes Theater (premiere in august 2019) and started to direct the stage play »Im Bett« which premiered in january 2020 in Zürich (CH) at Keller 62. In september she will direct the stage play Wo ist mein Schirm? for children at Fliegendes Theater, which will have its premiere in september 2020.

 

Currently Lisa Violetta is developing and shooting her own film projects:

FINE – feature film with scriptwriter Marcus Seibert // in development

THE VOLUNTARY SLAVE – long-term documentary founded by: Gerd Ruge scholarship of Film- und Medienstiftung NRW in 2014, FFA script development funding in 2015 and MEDIA development funding in 2016 // shooting since 2013 till today 

 

AWARDS

A Promised Rose Garden 2013 

Exberliner Film Award – achtung berlin – new berlin film award 2014 

Golden Stork – Wendland Shorts 2014 

Best Student Film – Kolkata Shorts International Film Festival 2014 

REMI AWARD – 48th Worldfest Houston – Houston Int’l Film Festival 2015 

Best Editing Award – Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2015 

Audience Award – Flimmerzimmer #15 2015

Die besten Filme des letzten Jahrzehnts 

 

Gisberta 2009 

Seal of Approval: Highly Recommended and Best Short Film Of The Month Januar 2011 by German Film and Media Evaluation Board 

Best Script Award – International Student Film Festival Tel Aviv

Best German Film – interfilm festival berlin

Audience Award – Wiesbaden Spezial – exground filmfest

Audience Award – International Film&Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy 2010

 

Since 2015 Lisa Violetta is a member of Filmbüro NW. She joined the BVR – Bundesverband Regie in 2014 and ProQuote Film in 2018. 

FILMOGRAPHY

A Promised Rose Garden

A Promised Rose Garden

At the cost of each other two Vietnamese couples are searching for support, comfort and above all, a home. This film deals exclusively with the vietnamese community in Germany and was shot entirely in Vietnamese. Cast Do Thi Minh Tam, Nguyen Anh Duc, Thuy Linh Tran,...

Faltenwurf der Sonne

Faltenwurf der Sonne

A short dokumentation showing the genesis of a modern warehouse that consists mainly of glass and produces enough energy to supply itself through the use of integrated solar modules installed on the facade. Cinematographer+Editor Max Hüttermann ...

Gisberta

Gisberta

Four boys grimace back at him as he receives a hard blow to the rib, and his eyes start burning from the shampoo poured over his face. Elischa is one of the more fragile, introverted kind of boys in the boysasylum and has to resist violations by the others again and...

limpID

limpID

A war is waging and in a bomb shelter behind enemy lines, five soldiers are hiding for several weeks. While the long awaited marching orders do not arrive, they are forced to waste their time confined by the shelter’s concrete walls. When a Christmas cease fire brings...

freiSpielen

freiSpielen

A film about a saxophonist in her gridlocked paths, in search of her personal way of expression.  Cast Katrin Meissl + Johannes Kiebranz  Scriptwriter Duc Thi Bui Cinematographer Max Hüttermann Editor Nicola Grau Producer Max Permantier  ifs...

Lebensmüde

Lebensmüde

In a hotel room the different life situations of two women collide. Cast Isabell Brenner + Britta Schulz Scriptwriter Robin Eichelsheimer Producer Max Permantier/Roshanak Khodabakhsh ifs internationale filmschule köln 5 min | 2007

treiben

treiben

Several groups drift over the Cathedral Square in Cologne - they all present themselves in their own special way. Skaters, pantomimes, activists, tourists, rickshaw drivers, religious people, travelers... They all make the square to what it is - a colourful...

Linien

Linien

Portrait of the artist Agata Schubert. Editor Inka Gradinger  ifs internationale filmschule köln 7 minutes | 2006

augenblick…mal

augenblick…mal

A young man is caught in a decisional conflict and discovers a new side of himself. Cast Aleman Stekic + Sabine Ruflair Cinematographer Florian Krause Editing Lisa Violetta Gaß 5 minutes | 2005 festivals 29. Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt 2005 | Shorts at Moonlight...

Projections

Projections

9 video projections for the theater play „Jesus Christ Superstar“, Theater Nordhausen, Germany Cinematographer Florian Krause Editing Lisa Violetta Gaß 2005

Warten

Warten

Music Video: A group of musical actors miss the train. Part of the theater play „We like it hot“, Hessian State Theater Cinematographer Florian Krause + Stephan Baumann Editor Lisa Violetta Gaß 4 minutes | 2004 festival Shorts at Moonlight 2006 Schloss...

Projections

Projections

5 video projections for the theater play  „The Beautiful Game“, Hessian State Theater, Germany Cinematographer Florian Krause + Stephan Baumann Editing Lisa Violetta Gaß 2004

Italienische Gärten

Italienische Gärten

Documentary about three art gardens in the centre of Italy. 31 minutes | 2003

A Promised Rose Garden

At the cost of each other two Vietnamese couples are searching for support, comfort and above all, a home. This film deals exclusively with the vietnamese community in Germany and was shot entirely in Vietnamese. Cast Do Thi Minh Tam, Nguyen Anh Duc, Thuy Linh Tran,...

Faltenwurf der Sonne

A short dokumentation showing the genesis of a modern warehouse that consists mainly of glass and produces enough energy to supply itself through the use of integrated solar modules installed on the facade. Cinematographer+Editor Max Hüttermann ...

Gisberta

Four boys grimace back at him as he receives a hard blow to the rib, and his eyes start burning from the shampoo poured over his face. Elischa is one of the more fragile, introverted kind of boys in the boysasylum and has to resist violations by the others again and...

limpID

A war is waging and in a bomb shelter behind enemy lines, five soldiers are hiding for several weeks. While the long awaited marching orders do not arrive, they are forced to waste their time confined by the shelter’s concrete walls. When a Christmas cease fire brings...

freiSpielen

A film about a saxophonist in her gridlocked paths, in search of her personal way of expression.  Cast Katrin Meissl + Johannes Kiebranz  Scriptwriter Duc Thi Bui Cinematographer Max Hüttermann Editor Nicola Grau Producer Max Permantier  ifs...

Lebensmüde

In a hotel room the different life situations of two women collide. Cast Isabell Brenner + Britta Schulz Scriptwriter Robin Eichelsheimer Producer Max Permantier/Roshanak Khodabakhsh ifs internationale filmschule köln 5 min | 2007

treiben

Several groups drift over the Cathedral Square in Cologne - they all present themselves in their own special way. Skaters, pantomimes, activists, tourists, rickshaw drivers, religious people, travelers... They all make the square to what it is - a colourful...

Linien

Portrait of the artist Agata Schubert. Editor Inka Gradinger  ifs internationale filmschule köln 7 minutes | 2006

augenblick…mal

A young man is caught in a decisional conflict and discovers a new side of himself. Cast Aleman Stekic + Sabine Ruflair Cinematographer Florian Krause Editing Lisa Violetta Gaß 5 minutes | 2005 festivals 29. Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt 2005 | Shorts at Moonlight...

Projections

9 video projections for the theater play „Jesus Christ Superstar“, Theater Nordhausen, Germany Cinematographer Florian Krause Editing Lisa Violetta Gaß 2005

Warten

Music Video: A group of musical actors miss the train. Part of the theater play „We like it hot“, Hessian State Theater Cinematographer Florian Krause + Stephan Baumann Editor Lisa Violetta Gaß 4 minutes | 2004 festival Shorts at Moonlight 2006 Schloss...

Projections

5 video projections for the theater play  „The Beautiful Game“, Hessian State Theater, Germany Cinematographer Florian Krause + Stephan Baumann Editing Lisa Violetta Gaß 2004

Italienische Gärten

Documentary about three art gardens in the centre of Italy. 31 minutes | 2003

Lisa Violetta Gass

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