FELIZITAS HOFFMANN

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LOVE AT FIRST BYTE
(Experimental Short, 6’, UK/GER, 2022)


by Theresa Hoffmann & Felizitas Hoffmann
CCTV Footage

funded by the scholarship program Young Art and New Ways by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts


synopsis
Based on the UK General Data Protection Regulation individuals have the right to access and receive a copy of their personal data, and other supplementary information (‘SAR’).
This law allowed us to obtain the surveillance camera footage of the London Underground (Transport for London) of the passenger 061651774505 and turn it into an AI love story.


33. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage 2023
29th International Short Film Week Regensburg 2023
True/False Film Fest 2023
46. Grenzland-Filmtage International Film Festival
52nd Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival










TAKE ME HOME
(ADVERTISING, 1 MIN, GER, 2022) 


MELINDA MOHAJER

DIRECTED BY MAXIMILIAN BUNGARTEN & FELIZITAS HOFFMANN
DOP: TOM OTTE
STYLING: MARLEEN JOHOW
HAIR & MAKE-UP : SABRINA REUSCHL
SOUND DESIGN & MIXING: CORNELIA “NELLY” BÖHM
PRODUCTION: MAXIMILIAN BUNGARTEN


ADC TALENT AWARD 2022

2023 Young Ones Student Awards (Finalist)

AESTHETICA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2022

Fashion Film Festival Milan 2023







THE BIG BUBBLE
(EXPERIMENTAL SHORT, 30 MIN, GER/UK, 2021)


THERESA HOFFMANN

DIRECTED BY FELIZITAS HOFFMANN
EDITING: MELANIE JILG
SOUND DESIGN & MIXING: CORNELIA “NELLY” BÖHM 
PRODUCTION: FELIZITAS HOFFMANN 











OHNE TITEL
(EXPERIMENTAL SHORT, 6 MIN, GER, 2015)

DIRECTED BY FELIZITAS HOFFMANN
PRODUCTION: MAXIMILIAN BUNGARTEN
DOP: THOMAS SPITSCHKA | 1ST ASSISTANT CAMERA: REBECCA HOEFT







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Felizitas is a director and visual artist whose work combines journalism, photography, documentary film and video art. She has lived and worked in Türkiye, Palestine and Egypt.

In 2014, she graduated from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU) with a Bachelors degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology as well as Art, Music, Theatre Studies.

In 2017, she co-founded the art collective Hybris with Natalia Jobe & Theresa Hoffmann. Their female gaze explores issues like digital injustice and gender bias. Hybris is currently working on the media art project fake it till you break it, which researches the role of deepfakes used as image-based sexual abuse and is supported by the scholarshipMedienkunst der Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film München (HFF), ermöglicht durch die Kirch Stiftung und Frau Regina Hesselberger”.

Felizitas studies Documentary Film and Television Journalism (Dipl.) at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). She is currently working on her graduation film the weight of the moon (wt).




Filmography as Director (selection)
2022     Love at first byte
(Co-Director Theresa Hoffmann)
Experimental Short / Germany; 6 min,  1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Colour, English; HFF
funded by the scholarship program Young Art and New Ways by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts
Festivals: 33. Bamberger Kurzfilmtage 2023
29th International Short Film Week Regensburg 2023
True/False Film Fest 2023
46. Grenzland-Filmtage International Film Festival
52nd Sehsüchte International Student Film Festival

2022    The Last Dance
(Co-Director Maximilian Bungarten)
Spec Spot / 1 min
Festivals: Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2022
Fashion Film Festival Milan 2023
Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2023
Awards: ADC Talent Award/ Silberner Nagel
Student Silver Cube - The Young Ones Student Awards 2023


2020    The Big Bubble
Documentary Short / UK, Germany; 30 min, 1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Colour, English; HFF

2019    the meeting in the corner by the window
Documentary Short / Turkey, Germany; 20 min, 1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Colour, English; HFF
Festivals: DOK.fest Munich 2019

2015    Ohne Titel
Experimental Short / Germany; 6 min – 16mm – black&white – German; HFF
Festivals (selection): Lange Nacht der Münchner Museen 2016; 17th Landshuter Kurzfilm Festival; flimmern&rauschen 2016; Film meets Print, DOK.forum, 2015


Filmography as Producer (selection)
2022    Basma Hotel (in post production) / FFF Young Talents / HFF Freundeskreis Munich
Short Documentary, D: Rabelle Erian

2020   Billboards to Cairo
Documentary Short / Egypt, Germany, 17 min, 1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Colour, Arabic, English, D: Rabelle Erian; HFF


Awards
2022    ADC Talent Award: Silberner Nagel, The Last Dance
2020    Special Mention, (w)orld, (w)ide, (w)alk, Kirch- Sipendium, media art (5.000,- €)
2020    The Future of Storytelling, DOK.fest: DOK.digital, Munich - finalist
2019     LENS Photography Award London - finalist
2017     Plakatwettbewerb, Ruffinihaus – inmittenkreativ, Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft Munich
2017     Pinker Bambi, Kunstleben e.V., Hamburg
2016     Projects Young Filmmakers Award, DOK.fest - DOK.forum - marketplace, - finalist
2016     Best Documentary Ohne Titel, Rotary Club Hofgarten Munich, Local Award
2014     Local Award: Sonderpreis Europa, flimmern&rauschen, Munich


Scholarships
2023     Stipendium Medienkunst der Hochschule für Fernsehen und Film (HFF) München, ermöglicht durch die Kirch Stiftung und Frau Regina Hesselberger
2021     Young Art and New Ways by the Bavarian State Ministry of Science and the Arts
2018     DAAD PROMOS


Residency (Hybris)
03/2019    Salzamt, Linz, Austria


Augmented Reality
2022    Mehr Pferde als Frauen? – #MakeUsVisible x denkFEmale, Munich/New York
2021    denkFEmale, gefördert von der Landeshauptstadt München & HFF, Munich

Solo Exhibitions (Hybris)
2022    sorry, I have a partner, Cucurucu, München    
2018    art down - wir haben technische Probleme, CoMa - Container Of Modern Art, Munich
2018    Can I think? Can a submarine swim like a fish? Stiftung Bartels Fondation, Basel
2017    Heute Trinke Ich Mal Nichts, Laden am Rindermarkt, Munich
2017    Auch der Kapitalismus hat Komplexe, galerie kulturreich, Hamburg
2017    From The Camel To The Toe, Flo** Munich


Group Exhibitions (Hybris)
2022     Mehr Pferde als Frauen? –   #MakeUsVisible x denkFEmale, München/New York 
2021    denkFEmale, gefördert von der Landeshauptstadt München & HFF, München
2020    hysteria, 12/21 Lisa Jureczko und Ava Weis, Wuppertal
2020    what does it meme? Club Quarantäne
2019    LINZ FMR 19 - Art in digital contexts and public spaces, Donaulände Linz
2018    artmuc, Munich
2017    Exposition Objets et préjugées, Médiathèque Edmond Rostand, Paris
2017    Exposition Objets et préjugées, Centre Universitaire Malesherbes, Paris


Talks
2018    Regretting Motherhood - Mutterschaft bereuen? Kreativ:LABOR, fem:POWER, Oldenburg
2018     Regretting Motherhood & Der Deutsche Kinderwunsch, Göttingen Centre for Genderstudies (GCG), Göttingen
2017    Was wir unter Feminismus verstehen wollen, Department of Media and Theatre Studies, The University of Hildesheim Foundation
2016    Pitch of Regretting Motherhood, 9. Empfang der Filmhochschulen zur Berlinale, BERLINALE, Berlin


Selected Press
Leila Herrmann, Luca Lang, Clara Löffler, Pauline Marie Metz, Elena Nieberle, Valentina Spangler, Agnes Striegan und Nikolai Vack, “Junge Leute 2023: Bitte vormerken”, Süddeutsche Zeitung, 2. Januar 2023
Reibel, Nadja. “Purpose: frei denken”. WALA, Oktober 2022
Sonnenschein, Bettina. “Üben ohne Kommerz”. Horizont, 8. September 2022
Unbekannt. “Isarvorstadt: Kunst zu fairen Preisen.” Süddeutsche Zeitung, 13. Nov 2019
Schabernack, Andrea; Zand,Yazdan & Severin Schwarzer. “SYMPOSIUM on the edge of digital ephemerality”. dorftv, 28. March 2019
Pichler, Christian. “Flüchtig digital, einsamer Wal”. Oberoesterreichisches Volksblatt, 27. March 2019
Zand,Yazdan & Severin Schwarzer. “LINZ FMR 19 - Exhibition Tour / Videowalk”. dorftv, 27. March 2019
Philip, Thomas. “Ephemer? Internet Art? What the ... FMR”. Tourismusverband Linz, 21. March 2019
Bund, Romana. “Kunst und kulturelle Nahversorgung: Wir sind das Genre”, Die Referentin, 1. March 2019
Ertl, Dorian. “ARTMUC: Das dünne Eis zwischen Kunst und Kommerz”, Münchner Feuilleton, 8. Nov 2018
Mamer, Blanche. “Kino - Klischee und Überraschung”. Süddeutsche Zeitung, 31. March 2018
“Kultur - Weltstadt ohne Wagnis”. Süddeutsche Zeitung, November 2013



frequent collaborators and loved ones
︎︎︎Maximilian Bungarten   
︎︎︎Rabelle Erian
︎︎︎Mila Zhluktenko
︎︎︎Camille Tricaud
︎︎︎Mariel Müller
︎︎︎Franziska Unger              
︎︎︎Felix Hermann           
︎︎︎Daniel Asadi Faezi 
︎︎︎Jonas Bock
︎︎︎Hisham Saqr         
︎︎︎Jovana Reisinger       
︎︎︎
Veronika Mendler

︎︎︎Lilli-Rose Pongratz           
︎︎︎hajjar sisters          
︎︎︎Nina Moog   
︎︎︎Tom Otte             
           
︎︎︎benedetta films
︎︎︎Backstage Pictures            

︎︎︎Theresa Hoffmann
︎︎︎Natalia Jobe            
︎︎︎Mimi Seidl

︎︎︎Melanie Jilg

︎︎︎Cornelia “Nelly” Böhm
︎︎︎Philip Hutter
︎︎︎Nana Zaki