Jakob Preuss is a German director, screenwriter, and producer. He is best known for his award-winning feature film ‘Victoria’ and his documentary ‘The Garden’. He has also directed and produced a number of short films, television shows, and commercials.
Jakob was born in Berlin in 1980. He was raised by his parents, who were both teachers. From a young age, Jakob had an interest in film, and was inspired by the works of German filmmakers such as Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Wim Wenders. He studied film at the University of Television and Film Munich, and went on to work as an assistant director.
In 2008, Jakob released his debut feature film, ‘Victoria’. The film was met with critical acclaim and won a Silver Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival. He followed this up with the documentary ‘The Garden’ in 2010, which was also well-received.
Jakob has since gone on to direct and produce a number of short films, television shows, and commercials. He is a frequent collaborator with filmmakers such as Christian Petzold, Maren Ade, and Ulrich Köhler. He is also a founding member of the production company ‘Komplizen Film’.
Jakob is known for his carefully crafted visual style, which is often based on real-life events. He is also known for his ability to create emotionally-charged stories with a realistic feel. His films often explore themes of identity, belonging, and love.
Jakob is a respected figure in the German film industry. He has been nominated for numerous awards, including the German Film Award and the European Film Award. His work has been shown at festivals around the world, and has been praised by both critics and audiences alike.
Jakob is a passionate filmmaker, and his commitment to his craft is evident in his work. He is a talented storyteller, and his films continue to captivate and inspire audiences.