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).

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, in Co-Direction with Robin Humboldt
2014 Natalia Nikolaevna Co-Cinematographer; Documentary, 30 min, HD, Cuba, Directors: Alejandro Yero, Adrian Silvestre

2016 24h Bayern Collaboration as Director; Production Company: Zero One Film and Megaherz Film / BR
2016 Operation Peter Pan Collaboration as Producer; Dokumentary, 60 min, HD, ZDF & Arte, Director: Norbert Busé
2014 Straßenstrich in Köln Magazine 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

Awards / Fellowships

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