Malte Wirtz – Autor, Regisseur

Born 1979. From 2001-2005 studied theatre and film directing at the Athanor Academy. Since 2006 freelance director, author and editor. He has staged several plays: Kammerspielchen Wuppertal, artheater, Ballhaus OST and HAU. His films were shown at numerous festivals. In 2015 his debut film "Voll Paula!" in German cinemas. He is currently working on various series formats, on a stage version for the musical "Paradise City" at Konzerttheater Bern and on the theatrical release of his fifth film "Once they were stars" (2021). He also reads at many festivals from his new book "Life is not a script" about independent filmmaking.