Felix Karolus

Director | 1973 | German | Munich

Personal Data

Languages: German (mother tongue), English (good)

Residence: Munich

Place of birth: Mannheim

Nationality: German

Training: Has worked for 25 years on film sets in the directing department.


Los Paul: (selection) 3rd New Renaissance Film Festival - Best Dark Comedy, 2nd Sunlight Int’l Film Festival - Best Debut Film, 3rd Bahia Independent Cinema Festival - Best Fiction Short Film)

Menuett: (selection) 10th China Int’l New Media Short Film Festival - Special Jury Award, 7th Corto Helvetico al Femminile Film - Best Film, Prädikat „besonders wertvoll"

Feature | Television

2022 | Polizeiruf 110 - „Gott des Bankrotts“ | Eikon Media | ARD, rbb | TV series | Director: Felix Karolus

2021 | Der Kommissar und der See | Network Movie | ZDF | TV series | Director: Felix Karolus

2020 | An seiner Seite | Bavaria Fiction | ZDF | TV movie | Director: Felix Karolus | co-author

2018 | Menuett | Felix Karolus Filmproduktion | short film | Director: Felix Karolus | Romantic Drama

2016 | Los Paul | Felix Karolus Filmproduktion | short film | Director: Felix Karolus | Black Comedy



After 18 years working in the directing department, Felix Karolus made his debut in 2017 with his short film “Los Paul! / Go Paul! For his black comedy he received numerous awards at home and abroad. He directed his second work “Menuett” with Senta Berger and Thomas Thieme in the leading roles. The romantic short film has already been screened at over 50 festivals worldwide (including Palm Springs, Flicker’s Rhode Island, Foyle, China Int’l and Berlin & Beyond) and has won several awards.

Felix Karolus also directed the first feature film “An seiner Seite”, for which he also wrote the screenplay together with Florian Iwersen, starring Senta Berger and Thomas Thieme as well as Peter Simonischek, Antje Traue and Marlene Morreis, among others.

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