Torsten Striegnitz is a German-born filmmaker, director, and editor based in Berlin. He has worked on a variety of feature films, documentaries, and shorts, and has earned a multitude of awards and accolades for his work.
Striegnitz was born and raised in Berlin, and studied film at the Humboldt University of Berlin. He graduated with a degree in film directing and editing in 2004. After graduating, he quickly began working in the film industry, working as an editor, director, and producer on a variety of short films and feature films.
In 2006, he wrote and directed his first feature film, Ungeheuer, which went on to win several awards at film festivals throughout the world. The film follows the story of a group of teenagers who get caught up in a mysterious murder case. The film was praised for its innovative and creative storytelling, and won the Best Feature Film Award at the Munich International Film Festival.
In 2008, Striegnitz directed his second feature film, Märchen, which follows a young man as he journeys through his own life story. The film was praised for its unique visual style and earned numerous awards, including the German Film Award for Best Screenplay.
Striegnitz has since gone on to direct other films, including the documentary film, Die Jugend von Heute, which was released in 2013. He has also directed a variety of television shows and commercials.
He continues to work on a variety of projects, and is currently in pre-production on his next feature film. With his unique style and creative vision, Torsten Striegnitz is a filmmaker to watch.