FELIZITAS HOFFMANN


Felizitas is a researcher, director and visual artist whose work combines journalism, photography, documentary film and video art. Her work often involves an interest in the way technology impacts daily life, as well as political and social critique.

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.

In collaboration with Mimi Seidl, she co-founded the temporary art gallery babyrichman in 2019. Once a year they present selected works by contemporary artists which can be purchased at accessible prices.

She currently studies Documentary Film and Television Journalism (Dipl.) at the University of Television and Film Munich (HFF). Since her enrolment in 2014, Felizitas has directed several short films which have screened at numerous international film festivals.

Felizitas is a member of Connected Differences e.V. which focusses on Intersectional Perspectives in Film, Theatre, Arts and Media.

She has lived and worked in the UK, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, State of Palestine and other countries.


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Awards
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
2018    DAAD PROMOS


Filmography as Director
2021    061651774505: Love at first byte (in post production)
Experimental Short / Germany; 6min,  1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Colour, English; HFF

2020    The Big Bubble 
Documentary Short / UK, Germany; 30min, 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; 20min, 1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Colour, English; HFF
Festivals: DOK.fest Munich 2019

2017    Regretting Motherhood
(Co-Director Merle Grimme) Documentary short / Austria, Germany; 18 min, 1:1.85, 2K DCP, 5.1 Dolby Digital, Color, English & German; HFF
Festivals (selection): Filmschool Fest Munich 2017; 10th filmzeitkaufbeuren 2017; 11th Fünf Seen Festival 2017; Int’l Kurzfilmwoche Regensburg, 2017
Talks (selection): Was wir unter Feminismus verstehen wollen, 2017, University of Hildesheim; Pitch of Regretting Motherhood, BERLINALE, 2016

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

2014    Istancool
(Co-Director Mariel Müller & Marieluisa Lenglachner) Documentary Short / Turkey, Germany;  12min – 16:9 – Colour – English & German; LMU
Festivals: flimmern&rauschen munich, 2014; Jufinale Regensburg, 2014; münchner EthnoFilmFest, 2013; afk tv | münchen tv


Filmography as Producer 
2021    Insel der Verlassenheit
Musicvideo for International Music, 5:40min

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


Filmography in other positions
2019    Orta Oyunu - eine inszenierte Unterhaltung mit Aydin Engin - (as 1. AD)
Documentary Short, Turkey/ Germany: 12min, 16:9, Colour, Turkish, D: Rabelle Erian; HFF
*DOK.FEST München 2019

2018    Der Deutsche Kinderwunsch - (Research & Interview), Documentary Short, Germany: 6min, 16:9, Colour,
D: Merle Grimme; produced for the Short Film Competition of ZEIT Legacy Study, Sponsored by: Federal Foreign Office, in cooperation with: DFA Production - The German Film Academy, infas and WZB

2017    Maxim leben – Ein altes Kino erzaehlt - (Research & Interview)
D: Peter Heller, Production: Filmkraft
*DOK.FEST München 2018


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


Solo Exhibitions (Hybris)
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)
2021    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 
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

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Impressum









The Big Bubble



2020, Documentary Short
UK, Germany
30 minutes - 1:1.85 – 2K DCP
5.1 Dolby Digital – Colour – English

with Theresa Hoffmann

Director: Felizitas Hoffmann
Editor: Melanie Jilg
Produced by
Felizitas Hoffmann & HFF Munich







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Billboards to Cairo



2019, Documentary Short
Egypt, Germany
17 minutes – 1:1.85 – 2K DCP – 5.1
Dolby Digital – Colour

Director: Rabelle Erian
DOP: Nina Moog
Editor: Hisham Saqr
Producer: Backstage Pictures Cairo

Produced by
Felizitas Hoffmann & HFF Munich






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Night without gods



Video-Installation / Germany
Loop – 1:1.85 – 2K DCP – 5.1 Dolby Digital – Colour

with Theresa Hoffmann, Natalia Jobe, Mimi Seidl

Director: Felizitas Hoffmann
DOP: Rebecca Hoeft
Produced by
Felizitas Hoffmann & HFF Munich







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the meeting in the
corner by the window



2019, Documentary Short
Turkey, Germany
8 minutes – 1:1.85 – 2K DCP
5.1 Dolby Digital – Colour – English

with Hera Büyüktaşçıyan & Berge Arabian 

Director: Felizitas Hoffmann
Produced by
University of Television and Film Munich (HFF)








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