She started studying acting in 1992 at the Scuola Teatro Dimitri in Verscio (Ticino) and in Studio 033 in Hamburg.From 1994 to 1996 she studied at the University for Music and Theatre Hamburg. Already during this time, her career started in Detlev Buck's film comedy "Männerpension". Marie Bäumer lives in France and in Germany, for her work she was 2011 awarded by the French Minister of Culture with the “Chevalier de l'Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres“. 2016 she received its first award of her choice-home France: at the 29th FIPA - Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels in Biarritz Marie Bäumer was awarded the FIPA D'OR Best Actress Drama for the ZDF Arthouse film "Brief an mein Leben".
Already at the age of eleven years she startet her career her career in a film of Sherry Hormann in 1991. Since then, Lavinia Wilson has been one of the most active German actresses with a unique career. Lavinia Wilson has always strived to present her versatility as an actress through complex roles to the public, and till today she worked in more than 50 television and cinema productions. In 2005, she received the Max Ophüls Prize as the best young talent and in 2010 she was awarded by the Adolph Grimme Prize. Lavinia Wilson was not only called to the jury of the PEUGEOT DRONE FILM FESTIVAL as an outstanding actress, she studied alongside the acting at the University of Hagen philosophy, history and sociology, graduated in 2013 with distinction and also recognizes other perspectives in the drone film than the beautiful shots from above.
"The silent genius behind the camera" - This was the headline of the big german nwespaper "Süddeutsche Zeitung" in 2015 printing a comprehensive report about his life's work. With over 100 productions is Gernot Roll one of the best and most famous DOPs in Germany an in Europe. Gernot Roll worked in his career together with all great directors: Heinrich Breloer, Helmut Dietl, Caroline Link or Wolfgang Staudte. Gernot Roll thinks big images, already with the age of 14 years he began his training at the famous DEFA Studios in Potsdam-Babelsberg. Later, in West Germany, he realized behind his ARRI over 100 films, for example in a 19 months work, the very acclaimed series "Heimat - A German Chronicle". Further stations were films like "Honigmond", "The Girl Rosemarie" and "Nowhere in Africa". Roll received six times the "Grimme Award", the German Order of Merit and the Bavarian Television Award.
Stephan Wagner studied at the Academy of Music and the Performing Arts, Film & Television (Filmakademie Wien), Vienna, in 1990 - 96 Direction and screenplay. In 2004, he received the Adolf-Grimme-Prize in the fiction and entertainment category, together with the actors Christoph Waltz and Armin Rohde, for his film "Dienstreise" (What a Night). In 2013, he received a second Grimme Prize for Der Fall Jakob von Metzler, together with the actor Robert Atzorn and the screenplay author Jochen Bitzer. He received the third Grimme Award in 2014 for murder in Eberswalde together with the actors Ronald Zehrfeld, Florian Panzner as well as the author Holger Karsten Schmidt and the production designer Zazie Knepper. Stephan Wagner is a member of the Bundesverband Regie, where he was elected to the board in February 2005, as well as a member of the German Film Academy, the Academy of Austrian Films and the German Academy of Performing Arts. Since 2014 he has been director of the Federal Film Board for the Federal Association.
The Bundesverband Regie eV (BVR) is a professional association and artist association and represents the artistic, social, legal and economic interests of filmmakers in Germany since 1975. The association, headquartered in Berlin, represents film directors and television directors - also as script authors and producers - as well as director assistants and script / continuities from the fields of cinema, television, documentation, synchronization, music video, show, advertising and industrial film. In 2017, the Federal Government's Directorate will send two jury members.