Constantin Werner

Constantin Werner (born January 3, 1969, Erlangen) is a German artist, writer, director and producer of film, TV, theater and music videos.

Constantin Werner
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Born (1969-01-03) January 3, 1969 (age 52)
Erlangen, Germany
OccupationDirector
Screenwriter
Producer
Years active1994–present
Websitehttp://www.rusalkafilm.com

Constantin Werner's first feature film Dead Leaves had its premiere at the 1998 AFI International Film Festival in Los Angeles. The same year it received the award for Best Feature Film EXPO 1998 at the Figuera da Foz International Film Festival in Portugal. In 1999 it was screened at the Mar del Plata International Film Festival in Argentina, the Gothenburg International Film Festival in Sweden and the Beta 2.0 Film Festival in Berlin. Dead Leaves was released in the US by Cult Epics/RYKO/Time Warner in May 2005.

His second feature film The Pagan Queen (2009), a historic drama with fantasy elements based on the legend of Libuše, the Slavic queen of 8th century Bohemia, was released theatrically in the Czech Republic in October 2009 after its premiere at the Estepona Fantastic Film Festival in Spain, where it won the Silver Unicorn award for best original score. Since then the film has been released in over a dozen countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Germany and Russia.

Constantin Werner's producing credits include the action TV-series Puma, directed by martial arts legend Donnie Yen, for the German network RTL, the independent film Fireflies (starring Kate Mara, Dan Frazer and Isabel Glasser) and the 2004 Cult Epics release Bettie Page, Dark Angel. His stage directing credits include his play Box for the New York City theater La MaMa ETC in 1996, and the 2002 West Coast premiere of Pulitzer Prize nominee Adam Rapp's play Blackbird at Theater Theater, Los Angeles.

His music video credits include works for the LA bands Scarling, Versailles (musician), Gliss, The Deep Eynde, Punk Bunny, Jasmine Ash and the Sixth Chamber.

The first public showing of his artwork was at the Red Dot Miami Art Fair December 2019 through blu Egg Interiors & Art Gallery. This was followed in December 2020 by his first solo art exhibition LOST SOULS with Wönzimer Gallery, Los Angeles and the 2021 group show Salon de Imperfectionism.

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