Andreas Pichler

Andreas Pichler

Director, Writer


Andreas Pichler is a German born film director, producer and screenwriter. He was born in Berlin, Germany on October 28, 1972. He is best known for his films such as ‘The Man from the Future’ (2011), ‘The White Ribbon’ (2008) and ‘Sophie Scholl – The Final Days’ (2005).

At an early age, Andreas showed a keen interest in the art of filmmaking. He attended the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, where he studied film directing. After graduating in 1998, he went on to direct several short films, most notably ‘Auf der Suche nach dem Glück’ (1998), which won him the prestigious German Film Award.

In 2000, Andreas released his first feature film, ‘The Man from the Future’. The film was a huge success, earning him numerous accolades, including four German Film Awards and a nomination for the European Film Award. This was followed by ‘The White Ribbon’ (2008), a drama about a small town in Germany just before World War I. This film earned him the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film and the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Andreas has also directed and produced several documentaries, such as ‘In the Shadow of Silence’ (2008) and ‘The Last Days of Auschwitz’ (2015). He also wrote the screenplay for ‘Sophie Scholl – The Final Days’, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Andreas has a deep passion for film and has said that he hopes to continue making films for years to come. His films are known for their thought-provoking themes, beautiful cinematography and powerful performances. He is considered one of the greatest German directors of his generation and is sure to continue to make an impact in the world of cinema.

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