Martin Gypkens

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Languages

German, English

Location

Berlin

Agent

Patricia Barona
Tel.: +49 (0)30 288 77 3-0

Rico, Oskar und der Diebstahlstein
Nichts als Gespenster
WIR

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Filmography Selection

Cinema/TV

2019

THABO, DETEKTIV UND GENTLEMAN, DER NASHORNFALL
Production: Desert Flower Filmproduktion
Writer: Martin Gypkens
Director: Mara Eibl - Eibesfeldt
In Development

2018

DIE ÜBERLEBENDEN
Production: Banana Tree Film
Writer and Director: Martin Gypkens
In Development
Funded by: Binger Filmlab

2014

RICO, OSKAR UND DER DIEBSTAHLSTEIN
Production: Lieblingsfilm, Fox International Productions Germany (Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Germany)
Writer: Martin Gypkens
Director: Neele Leana Vollmar
Based on a novel by the same name by Andreas Steinhöfel
Deutscher Filmpreis - Pre-Selection (2017)
Internationales Filmfestival Schlingel - Nominated for Blickpunkt Deutschland (2016)
Gilde Filmpreis - Nominated for Family Film (2016)
Festival des Deutschen Films Ludwigshafen - Nominated for Family Film (2016)

2013

RICO, OSKAR UND DAS HERZGEBRECHE
Production: Lieblingsfilm, Fox International Productions Germany (Distributor: Twentieth Century Fox Germany)
Writer: Martin Gypkens
Director: Wolfgang Groos
Based on a novel by the same name by Andreas Steinhöfel
Deutscher Filmpreis - Nominated for Best Family Film (2016)

2010

AM HANG
Production: Maximage, Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduktion (Distributor: Arsenal Filmverleih)
Writer: Martin Gypkens
Director: Markus Imboden
Based on the novel by the same name by Markus Werner

2007

NICHTS ALS GESPENSTER
Production: box! Film Hamburg, Arte, Marco Polo High Definition, Partheon Films, RBB, Senator Film Produktion (Distributor: Senator Film Verleih)
Script and Director: Martin Gypkens
Based on the novel by the same name by Judith Hermann
Locarno Film Festival (2007)
Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin - Competition Perspektive Deutsches Kino (2008)

2003

WIR
Production: Credo: Film, Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf (Distributor: Zauberland Filmverleih)
Script and Director: Martin Gypkens
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis - Encouragement Award Director (2003)
Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin - Competition Perspektive Deutsches Kino (2003)
First Steps Award - Nominated for Best Feature (2003)

2002

EISKALTE FREUNDE
ProSieben
Production: Endemol Shine Germany
Writer: Martin Gypkens, Marion Nawrath
Director: Ute Wieland

2001

SCHLUSS MIT LUSTIG
ProSieben
Production: Dreamer Joint Venture Filmproduktion
Writer: Martin Gypkens
Director: Isabel Kleefeld
Studio Hamburg Nachwuchspreis - Best Script (2001)

2000

PAPAS
Production: Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf
Script and Director: Martin Gypkens
Short Film
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis (2001)
Infernale Berlin - Audience Award (2001)

Biography

1996-2002

Studied Scriptwriting/Dramaturgy at Filmuniversität Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. Got first Sciptwriting jobs and Directed three Short Films during that time