Umut Dağ

»House of Promises« Wins MipDrama

Umut Dağ

»House of Promises« Wins MipDrama

Thursday, April 7, 2022

The 12-episode series »House of Promises« (AT: »Torstrasse«), directed by Umut Dağ and Sherry Hormann has won the Buyers’ Coup de Coeur Award at MipDrama in Cannes.

Regie: Sherry Hormann, Umut Dağ
Casting Director: Liza Stutzky
Produktion: X Filme Creative Pool
Sender: RTL+

Fotos: UMUT DAG (© Mirjam Reither)


Umut Dağ

After Umut Dağ won the First Steps Award for his short film PAPA in 2011, he debuted with his first feature film KUMA as the opening film in the Panorama section of the Berlinale in 2012. His second feature film RISSE IM BETON also premiered at the Berlinale. After LANDKRIMI – ENDABRECHNUNG for ORF, he received great attention from audiences and critics in Germany with TATORT – “REBECCA” and the multi-award-winning film DAS DEUTSCHE KIND. For DAS DEUTSCHE KIND he was nominated for the Grimme Award 2019 and received the German Directing Award Metropolis, among others. In 2018, Umut directed two more TATORTS (SONNENWENDE and DAS MONSTER VON KASSEL). He made his international debut in 2019 with two episodes of the TV three-parter VIENNA BLOOD, which won the Romy International Award 2020.
In 2021, the German-Austrian miniseries AM ANSCHLAG – DIE MACHT DER KRÄNKUNG, which he directed and features a top-class cast, was released.