LAURENTIA GENSKE is a German Documentary Filmmaker and Cinematographer. She attended the Academy of Media Arts Cologne from 2010 to 2016, with an exchange year studying documentary film at the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Televisión, Cuba (EICTV) between 2012 and 2013. She received several Awards for her latest documentary AM KÖLNBERG, co- directed with Robin Humboldt, amongst others the German Documentary Film Award 2015 (Dokville).

AWARDS
2017 Prädikat "besonders wertvoll" (El Manguito) • 2017 Editing Promotional Award, Honorary Mention (El Manguito) • 2017 3sat-Promotional Prize (El Manguito) • 2017 Meduc Award (Am Kölnberg) • 2016 dpa news talent (Am Kölnberg) • 2016 Förderpreis des Landes NRW • 2016 „Mejor documental", RDOC (Afuera) • 2016 Vorauswahl, Deutscher Filmpreis (Am Kölnberg) • 2015 WIFTS, Diversity Award (Afuera) • 2015 Bild-Kunst Schnittpreis (Am Kölnberg) • 2015 First Steps Award, Nominierung (Am Kölnberg) • 2015 Prädikat "besonders wertvoll" (Am Kölnberg) • 2015 Förderpreis, Dokville (Am Kölnberg) • 2015 Nonfiktionale Preis (Am Kölnberg) • 2014 Lobende Erwähnung, Dok Leipzig (Am Kölnberg) • 2012 KHM Förderpreis der Freunde der KHM

FILMOGRAPHY (SELECTION)

2017 - El Manguito, Documentary, 19 min, 16mm, Cuba
2015 - Afuera, Documentary, 64 min, HD, Cuba
2014 - Am Koelnberg Cinema Documentary, 88 min, HD, Germany

TV
2016 - 24h Bayern, Collaboration as Director; Production Company: Zero One Film and Megaherz Film / BR
2016 - Operation Peter PanCollaboration as Producer; Dokumentary, 60 min, HD, ZDF & Arte, Director: Norbert Busé
2014 - Straßenstrich in KölnMagazine Report, 5 Min., HD, 3Sat, Scobel, In Co-Direction with Robin Humboldt
2012 - Mama, hör auf damit! Cinematographer; Documentary, 45 min, HD, ARD, Director: Stephanie Linke
2012 - Mein Mann der Mörder Cinematographer; Documentary, 30 min, HD, ARD, Director: Stephanie Linke

ARTIST RESIDENCY
2019 - Berlinale Talents
2018 - Filmlab Düsseldorf, Projektförderung
2017 - dpa news talents, Mexico City
2012 - EICTV, Cuba