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Katrin Gebbe is a writer / director from Germany. Her first feature NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN (TORE TANZT, 2013) premiered in Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The film won the German Film Critics’ Award, the Bavarian Film Award, and the New Auteurs Critics’ Award at AFI Fest (a.o.). Before her first feature, she attended the Hamburg Media School where she directed award-winning short films. Prior to this, she shot her first experimental films at the Academy of Visual Arts and Design in the Netherlands, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA.

guest teacher/ lecturer at
– Akademie für Darstellende Künste, Ludwigsburg, Schauspielklasse in „Filmschauspiel“, „Schnitt“ und „Drehbuch-/ Szenen-analyse“
– UCLA
– GOETHE INSTITUTE L.A.
– workshop „Banality, Violence, and Film: A Day with Katrin Gebbe“, Queen Mary University of London
– Goethe Institute London
– UDK Berlin
– Teacher „Film“ Leuphana University, Lüneburg
– Teacher „Film“ Institute of Design, Hamburg
– filmfestival CINEMA CITY, Serbia

jury member
– Karlovy Vary, Independent Jury,
– Neuchâtel, International Jury
– Hamburger Produzentenpreis, Filmfest Hamburg
– filmfestival CINEMA CITY, Serbia, National Jury
– European Young Civis Media Prize, Short film Jury

2008 Masterstudy- Directing, Hamburg Media School, Hamburg, GER, diploma „Graduated with honors“
2006: Diploma Studies Visual Communication: Bachelor of Design, AKI, ArtEZ Academy of Visual Arts, Enschede, NL + Exchange at SMFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA in 2005