Dominik Graf

Dominik Graf (born 6 September 1952) is a German film director. He studied film direction at University of Television and Film Munich, from where he graduated in 1975.[1] After a few films in the tradition of the German 'Autorenfilm', he turned towards work in television, focussing primarily on the genres police drama, thriller and crime mystery. He is an active participant in public discourse about the values of genre film in Germany, through numerous articles, and interviews, some of which have been collected into a book.[2]

Dominik Graf
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Dominik Graf in 2011
Born (1952-09-06) 6 September 1952 (age 67)
OccupationFilm director
Years active1975-present

Graf continues to work in both television and cinema, and achieved international recognition in 2014 with his film Die geliebten Schwestern, which was selected as the German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

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Documentaries

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PrizesEdit

WritingsEdit

  • Dominik Graf: Verstörung im Kino. Der Regisseur von Die Sieger im Gespräch mit Stefan Stosch über die Arbeit am Film. Wehrhahn Verlag, Laatzen 1998, 47 S., ISBN 3-932324-51-X
  • Dominik Graf: Schläft ein Lied in allen Dingen. Texte zum Film. Hrsg. und mit einem Vorwort von Michael Althen. Alexander Verlag, Berlin 2009, ISBN 978-3-89581-210-1
  • Dominik Graf: Im Angesicht des Verbrechens. Fernseharbeit am Beispiel einer Fernsehserie. Hrsg. Johannes F. Sievert. Alexander Verlag, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-89581-221-7

Further readingEdit

  • Christoph Huber, Olaf Möller: Dominik Graf, FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen Vol. 18, Vienna: SYNEMA - Gesellschaft für Film und Medien, 2013, ISBN 978-3-901644-48-1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Huber, Christoph (2013). Dominik Graf. Vienna: FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen.
  2. ^ Graf, Dominik (2009). Schläft ein Lied in allen Dingen. Texte zum Film. Berlin: Alexander Verlag. ISBN 978-3-89581-210-1.
  3. ^ "OSCARS: Germany Selects Dominik Graf's 'Beloved Sisters' as Academy Award Entry". Variety. Retrieved 2015-11-08.
  4. ^ "2007". www.ficmm.com. Archived from the original on 2010-02-28. Retrieved 2015-09-27.

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