Awards

Adolf Grimme Awards, Germany

2013 Winner
Adolf Grimme Award
Documentary/Cultural
Seelenvögel (2009)

Bangkok International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Special Mention
Best Documentary
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (2004)

British Independent Film Awards

2017 Nominee
British Independent Film Award
Best Cinematography
Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (2017)

Camerimage

2013 Nominee
Golden Frog
Feature Documentary Films Competition
Breathing Earth: Susumu Shingus Traum (2012)

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2017 Nominee
Best Documentary Feature Film
Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (2017)

European Film Awards

2004 Nominee
European Film Award
European Documentary
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (2004)

Film+

2010 Nominee
Editing Award
Documentary
Seelenvögel (2009)

German Camera Award

2002 Nominee
German Camera Award - Outstanding Editing
Documentary (Dokumentation/Kulturfilm)
Am Rande der Zeit: Männerwelten im Kaukasus (2001)
2001 Winner
German Camera Award
Documentary (Dokumentation/Kulturfilm)
Rivers and Tides (2001)

German Film Awards

2005 Winner
Film Award in Gold
Best Sound (Beste Tongestaltung)
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (2004)
Shared with:
2003 Winner
Film Award in Gold
Best Cinematography (Beste Kamera/Bildgestaltung)
Rivers and Tides (2001)

German Film Critics Association Awards

2003 Winner
German Film Critics Award
Best Documentary (Bester Dokumentarfilm)
Rivers and Tides (2001)

Guild of German Art House Cinemas

2010 Winner
Best Documentary
Seelenvögel (2009)

Leipzig DOK Festival

2004 Winner
Golden Dove
Long Footage
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (2004)

Locarno International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Critics Week Award
Touch the Sound: A Sound Journey with Evelyn Glennie (2004)

The director has managed to introduce us into the world of the deaf musician Evelyn Glennie. This ... More

The director has managed to introduce us into the world of the deaf musician Evelyn Glennie. This film depicts the liberty of an artist that overcomes her handicap and reveals her universe of unknown sounds. The director has remarkably translated into very compelling sounds and images, the mystery of her art and her almost childish joy of creating and living.


Munich International Documentary Festival (DOK.fest)

2017 Nominee
Viktor Award
DOK.international
Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (2017)

San Francisco International Film Festival

2002 Winner
Golden Gate Award
Film & Video - The Arts
Rivers and Tides (2001)

Seattle International Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Documentary Award
Breathing Earth: Susumu Shingus Traum (2012)

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival

2018 Nominee
WWF Award
Best Film in the Habitat Section
Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (2017)

Vancouver International Film Festival

2002 Nominee
Most Popular Film
Rivers and Tides (2001)
Runner-up.

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