Lucia Chiarla


Festivals and Awards - Selection

PRIMAVERA DUEMILAVENTI - German-speaking Film Critics Award in the FIPRESCI - Filmkunstfest MV 2021

PRIMAVERA DUEMILAVENTI - DEFA Award - Filmkunstfest MV 2021

"Achtung Berlin Award 2018, Best Movie" and mentioned in the category "Best Screenplay"

"Max Ophüls Award 2018": Nominated in the category "Best Feature Film" for REISE NACH JERUSALEM

"Achtung Berlin Award 2018: Best Actress" for Eva Löbau ( Lead role in REISE NACH JERUSALEM)

"Exberliner Filmaward 2018" for REISE NACH JERUSALEM

Film / TV

2023 | Es geht um Luis | Ostlicht Filmproduktion, East End Film | feature film | Director: Lucia Chiarla | script and director

2021 | Primavera Duemilaventi | Primavera Productions | feature film | Scriptwriter and producer

2019 | Pornstars | Schiwago Film | Showrunner Jan Henrik Stahlberg - Status: Script Development

2018 | Reise nach Jerusalem | KESS Film | feature film | Director: Lucia Chiarla

2017 | Wer bin ich | video series | Director: Agnese Grieco, Lucia Chiarla

2017 | Fikkefuchs | POISON GmbH | feature film | Director: Jan Henrik Stahlberg | screenplay counseling

2006 | Bye Bye Berlusconi | Schiwago Film | feature film | Director: Jan H. Stahlberg | Screenplay: Lucia Chiarla, Jan H. Stahlberg



Lucia Chiarla, born in Genoa, completed her training at the Paolo Grassi School of Performing Arts in Milan. She also studied literature with a focus on theatre and cinema at the University of Genoa. In Italy she worked as an actress in city theatres and film productions and began her work as a screenwriter in Rome. Her first film BYE BYE BERLUSCONI! (screenwriter and actress) was shown at the Berlinale (Panorama) in 2006. In 2006 she moved to Berlin with her son, where she continued her education at the Script Academy of the Dekra School and continued to work in theatre and film productions. Lucia Chiarla made her debut as a feature film director in 2018 with the film REISE NACH JERUSALEM. The film premiered at the Max Ophüls Prize competition and won the award for best feature film at the Achtung Berlin film festival, among others. In the first Lockdown 2020, she founded the film collective Primavera Productions, with which she conceived and produced the film “Primavera Duemilaventi (Spring 2020)”. The film won the German-language film critics’ prize in the FIPRESCI – Filmkunstfest MV 2021. She is currently preparing her next feature film with the production company OstLicht.