Gregory Kirchhoff

Director | 1992 | German

Personal Data

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

Place of birth: Hamburg

Nationality: German


Special Mention for "Baumbacher Syndrome" Das Festival des deutschen Films in Ludwigshafen 2021

won: „Best Film“ for „Baumbacher Syndrome“, Snowdance Film Festival 2020

nomination: „Transatlantyk Golden Ark Award“ for „Baumbacher Syndrome“, Transatlantyk Film Festival 2020

nomination: „German Cinema New Talent Award“ for „Baumbacher Syndrome“, Hofer Filmtage (Opening Film) 2019

won: "Best Foreign Language Film" for "Dusky Paradise", National Film Awards, UK 2017

nomination: "Best European Debut" for "Dusky Paradise", Cinergia Film Festival, 2016

won: Evolutionary Island Award for "Dusky Paradise", Evolution International Film Festival, 2016

nomination: "Best Film" for "Dusky Paradise", Netia Off Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema, 2016

nomination: "Best debut feature" for "Dusky Paradise", Raindance Film Festival, 2016

Feature | Television

2022 | Sweat | DCM Pictures | SWR, ARD | TV series | Director: Gregory Kirchhoff | director, script

2021 | Tatort Dresden - "Katz und Maus" | MadeFor Film | ARD | TV series | Director: Gregory Kirchhoff

2018 | Baumbacher Syndrome | Kimotion Pictures, Kinescope | feature film | Director: Gregory Kirchhoff | director, script

2016 | Ostfriesisch für Anfänger | An der Gassen Film | DCM | feature film | Director: Gregory Kirchhoff

2016 | Dusky Paradise | Kimotion Pictures | feature film | Director: Gregory Kirchhoff | director, script



Gregory Kirchhoff was born in Hamburg on 18 June 1992. After spending several years abroad studying in England and Spain, Gregory Kirchhoff returned to Germany where he wrote and directed his feature film debut Dusky Paradise (2016), which was nominated for numerous international awards, including the Discovery Award of the Raindance Film Festival. At the age of 23, he was commissioned to direct his second feature film, the German comedy Ostfriesisch für Anfänger, which was released nationwide by distributor Universum Film. His third film Baumbacher Syndrome, starring Tobias Moretti and Elit İşcan, opened the 53rd Hof Film Festival, won the Best Film Award at the Snowdance Festival and screened internationally at the prestigious film festivals in Shanghai and Istanbul. The film was released on Netflix and HBO in 2021. At the age of 29, he made his TV debut with an episode of the Dresden Tatort, which will be broadcast in 2022.


Vom Underdog zum Filmemacher

Jungregisseur Gregory Kirchhoff zeigt seinen Debutfilm “Dusky Paradise” auf dem Netia Off Camera Filmfestival in Krakau. Ein Portrait von Yvonne Franke:

Jungregisseur Gregory Kirchhoff – Kino – jetzt.de_14.05.2016

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